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anteed for the families of the volunteers. At Adams the utmost enthusiasm prevailed.--Albany Journal, April 24. The New York Seventh Regiment arrived at Annapolis, Md., and were joined there by the Eighth Massachusetts Regiment, with Gen. Butler in command. An attack upon the School-ship Constitution was anticipated in AnAnnapolis, and she was drawn out of the harbor.--N. Y. Times, April 25. Secretary Cameron, in an official letter, conveyed the thanks of the Federal Government to Major Anderson for his conduct at Fort Sumter, as follows:-- Wan Department, Wasiington, April 22, 1861. Major Robert Anderson, late Commanding Officer at Fort Su I am, very respectfully, Simon Cameron, Secretary of War. --National Intelligencer, April 24. Gen. B. F. Butler, on board the steamer Maryland, off Annapolis, in special orders congratulates the troops upon the safety of the frigate Constitution, in the following language: The purpose which could only be hinted at in
s.--N. Y. Herald, April 27. The second detachment of Rhode Island troops passed through New York on their way to Annapolis, Md. The officers of the detachment are:--Lieutenant-Colonel commanding, J. T. Pitman; Major, Joe. W. Bolsch; Lieutenants,nd comfortable; it consists of a blue flannel blouse, gray pants, and the army regulation hat.--N. Y. Herald. At Annapolis, Md., the grounds of the Naval Academy are now a military camp. Gen. Butler in command. The railroad between Annapolis aAnnapolis and Washington is guarded with his troops. The track, which was destroyed by the rebels, has been relaid, and communication between the two cities is open. Gen. Butler has taken possession of the heights opposite Annapolis, and commanding that cityAnnapolis, and commanding that city. The Maryland Legislature met to-day at Frederick. Gen. Butler says that if it passes an ordinance of secession, he will arrest the entire body!--N. Y. Times, April 27. The New York Seventh Regiment arrived at Washington, marched up Pennsy
--N. Y. Times, May 1. The Fifth and Eighth Massachusetts Regiments arrived at Washington yesterday morning, followed immediately by the Rhode Island forces. This morning, about six o'clock, the Seventy-first New York marched in from Annapolis Junction. It made a magnificent appearance as it swept down the Avenue, with its fill bands playing. The men looked less fatigued than those of either of the other regiments, and were warmly commended by the citizens as they passed, and by the offonvertible for food for either man or beast carried off. This has been practiced to such an extent that along the northern border of Virginia a reaction is taking place, and instructions are being sent from Western Maryland, to the Delegates at Annapolis, that if they vote for secession the people will hang them on their return home. The news of the unanimous sentiment of the North, the prompt and decisive action on the part of the State Governments in enlisting men, has strengthened the Union
ed from the Pocahontas, at the mouth of the Potomac. Capt. Veile and the 172 recruits for the New York Seventh Regiment, have the honor of the first passage up the Potomac. The United States frigate Constitution arrived at New York from Annapolis, Md., having had a narrow escape from seizure by the rebels. After the secession of Virginia, the demonstrations of the rebels became so apparent that it was deemed of the greatest importance to get her out over the bar. Her crew of twenty-five was taken to tow the ship out. She was then taken in tow by the R. R. Cuyler, and brought to New York.--N. Y. Commercial, April 29. The Fifth Regiment of New York State militia left New York on board the British steam transport Kedar, for Annapolis. This regiment is composed almost entirely of Germans, and is commanded by Colonel Schwartzwaelder. For some days past they have occupied 162 neat tents, precisely of the pattern furnished to the Hudson's Bay Indians, on the bare grounds of t
m in a hollow square, and responded with loud cheers to the patriotic sentiments which the occasion called forth.--Boston Transcript, April 30. Secession in Maryland was defeated by a direct vote in the House of Delegates of the State, of fifty-three against secession and thirteen for it. The State Senate published an address, signed by all its members, denying the intention of passing an ordinance of secession.--N. Y. Times, April 30. Ellsworth's Fire Zouaves left New York for Annapolis, Md. They were escorted to the boat by an immense body of brother firemen and citizens.--(Doc. 116.) Jefferson Davis sent a message to the Congress at Montgomery to-day. While reading in Congress, the allusion to Virginia was loudly cheered. A quotation from President Lincoln's proclamation advising the people of the South to retire to their homes within twenty days, was met with derisive laughter from the crowd in the galleries. Nearly all the members of Congress were present.--Charle
nd from nearly every house waved the Stars and Stripes and those other inspiring signals — white handkerchiefs. The troops were everywhere cordially received. At the foot of Fulton street a few brief farewells were said, and amid the booming of cannon and the cheers of the populace, the troops took their departure. Fifty-seven recruits for Company G, Capt. Thorne, and a number for Capt. Sprague's Company of the Thirteenth Regiment, went with the Twenty-eighth to join their Regiment at Annapolis.--(Doc. 122.) A meeting of the Harvard Medical School was held in Cambridge, Mass., at which the following resolution was adopted: Resolved, That we, the members of the Harvard Medical School, do here and now resolve ourselves into a volunteer medical corps, and as such do hereby tender our services to the Governor of this Commonwealth, to act in behalf of this State or country, in whatever capacity we may be needed.--Boston Transcript, May 1. Citizens of Philadelphia, represe
May 2. The Sixty-ninth New York Regiment, (altogether composed of Irishmen,) under the command of Col. Corcoran, arrived at Washington, from the Annapolis Junction, Md., where, with the exception of one company which preceded them on Tuesday, they have been on duty for several days past.--National Intelligencer, May 3. Governor Andrew, the Mayors of Lowell and Lawrence, and others, met at the State House, in Boston, Mass., for the purpose of identifying the bodies of the Massachusetts soldiers killed in Baltimore. Several articles which were the property of the deceased were exhibited, but failing to identify the bodies by these, the company proceeded to the vault beneath King's Chapel, where the coffins were opened. The first corpse was at once recognized as Sumner H. Needham of Lawrence, by two of his brothers. The second was recognized as that of Addison 0. Whitney of the Lowell City Guards, by three of his intimate friends. He was reported as among the missing whe
o discretion too absolute, at such moments as these. We need a Dictator. Let lawyers talk when the world has time to hear them. Now let the sword do its work. Usurpations of power by the chief, for the preservation of the people from robbers and murderers, will be reckoned as genius and patriotism by all sensible men in the world now, and by every historian that will judge the deed hereafter. The Fourth Pennsylvania Regiment from the county of Montgomery, arrived at Washington from Annapolis. It is commanded by the following officers: Colonel, John F. Hartranft; Lieut. Col., Edward Schall; Major, Edwin Schall; Adjutant, Chas. Hunsicker; Quartermaster, Yerkes; Surgeon, Dunlop; Assistant-Surgeons, Christ and Rogers; Captains, Bolton, Schall, Chamberlain, Dunn, Snyder, Allabaugh, Amey, Brooke, Cooke, and Taylor. The regiment numbers about 900, and comprises a fine body of hardy yeomanry and artisans, who left their fields and shops to rally in defence of the National Capit
igencer, May 15. The Charleston News of this day contains the prayer of the Rev. James Bardwell, at the opening of the Tennessee Legislature on the 25th of April.--(Doc. 149.) In addition to the new Military Departments of Washington, Annapolis, and Pennsylvania, the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois will constitute a fourth, subdivided into several others, to be called the Department of the Ohio. Major-General McClellan, Ohio Volunteers, is assigned to its command; headquarters, it was found that the box contained the steam-gun. It was being taken to Harper's Ferry. The soldiers brought the gun and the three men back to the Relay House. The prisoners, one of whom was Dickenson, the inventor of the gun, were sent to Annapolis.--Baltimore American, May 11. The Diocesan Convention of Massachusetts passed resolutions in regard to the present state of affairs. One of them is as follows:-- Resolved, That the convention of clerical and lay delegates of the Protes
nt that will be worthy of record. Pickens must fall, and the more men they put in it the greater will be the destruction. Besides Pickens, the enemy have thrown up a battery on the island some five miles from the fort, which they are now engaged in arming for the struggle. Some hundred or more horses can be seen on the island, and seven ships of war and transports are lying off, something less than a mile from the shore. The Fifth Regiment of N. Y. V. M. arrived at Washington from Annapolis, Md.--National Intelligencer, May 13. A large meeting took place at Wheeling, Va. Hon. John S. Carlile and Frank Pierpont spoke. Mr. Carlile took ground in favor of separation from Eastern Virginia, and was rapturously applauded. He proclaimed that while there should be no coercion to go out, there should be none to prevent remaining in the Union. Virginia, he said, owed forty-nine millions of dollars; a debt incurred without benefit to Western Virginia; and he demanded to know by
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