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Dec. 21. At New Orleans a general demonstration of joy over the secession of South Carolina was made. One hundred guns were fired, and the pelican flag unfurled. Impromptu secession speeches were made by leading citizens, and the Marseillais hymn and polkas were the only airs played. A bust of Calhoun was exhibited decorated with a cockade. South Carolina's secession produced no sensation at Baltimore. People seemed relieved and cheerful, and the streets were gaily crowded, and business was better.--Times, Dec. 22. At Wilmington, Del., one hundred guns were fired to-day in honor of the secession of South Carolina.--Tribune, Dec. 22. The Convention of South Carolina adopted the declaration of causes justifying the secession of that State.--(Doc. 3.)
y. Castle Pinckney and Fort Moultrie were held by a very small force, which surrendered without collision.--Times, Dec. 29. An enthusiastic Union meeting was held at Memphis, Tenn., to-day. It was addressed by Hon. Neill S. Brown and others. Resolutions were passed opposing separate State secession; against coercion; and favoring a Convention of the Southern States to demand their rights, and if refused to take immediate action.--Philadelphia Press, Dec. 29. The citizens of Wilmington, Del., fired a salute of twenty-one guns in honor of Major Anderson and his heroic band. Governor Hicks' refusal to convene the Maryland Legislature for disunion purposes, is generally regarded at Washington with warm approbation, and creates great dismay among the disunionists who have urged it. The greater portion of the latter are said to be office-seekers, disappointed politicians, and rowdies, who seek plunder. A prominent gentleman, who has just seen Governor Hicks, says the rank
e Missourians seized the United States Arsenal at Liberty, Mo., and garrisoned it with 100 men. In the arsenal were 1,800 stand of arms, ten or twelve pieces of cannon, and quite an amount of powder. Two thousand stand of arms were furnished the citizens of Leavenworth from the arsenal at Fort Leavenworth, and the commander at that post accepted the services of 800 volunteers to guard the arsenal pending the arrival of troops from Fort Kearney.--Times, April 22. The Council of Wilmington, Delaware, appropriated $8,000 to defend the city, and passed resolutions approving of the President's proclamation. Also, asking the Governor to issue a proclamation for the same purpose. The Brandywine bridges and all on the road between Susquehanna and Philadelphia are guarded, and workmen have been sent to repair the bridges destroyed on the Northern Central road.--Phila. Enquirer. Governor Curtin of Pennsylvania issued a proclamation calling a meeting of the State Legislature for th
et. The engagement commenced early in the morning, and terminated only at night, the rebels being driven from the field with great loss.--(Doc. 104 and Supplement.) Twelve officers of the Seventy-first regiment of Ohio volunteers having published a card, stating that they advised Colonel R. Mason, who had been cashiered for cowardice, to surrender Clarks-ville, Tenn., to the rebel forces, were, by direction of the President, dismissed from the service of the United States. At Wilmington, Del., an enthusiastic meeting was held, at which resolutions were adopted denouncing Governor Burton as a rebel and a tool of Bayard, and appointing a committee to lay the proceedings of the meeting before the President and Secretary of War. Resolutions were also adopted expressing a determination to resist the draft as made by the Governor. Brig.-Gen. W. F. Barry, late Chief of Artillery, under Gen. McClellan, was assigned to duty as Inspector-General of Artillery, and ordered to repo