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enthusiastic ever held in the city. Speeches were made by prominent gentlemen of both parties. Stirring resolutions were adopted. $6,000 were subscribed for the support of the volunteers until taken charge of by the State.--Free Press. The banks in Trenton, N. J., Chicago, Ill., Portland, Me., subscribed in support of the Federal Government. A meeting of the officers, representing all the Boston (Mass.) banks, was held this morning, when resolutions were adopted to loan the State of Massachusetts 10 per cent. on their entire capital for the defence of the Government. The capital of the Boston banks amounts to $38, 80000000.--Boston Transcript. At Pittsburgh, Pa., an intense war feeling prevails. Business is almost suspended. Immense crowds throng all the prominent streets, flags are floating everywhere, and the volunteer companies are all filled and departing eastward. Liberal subscriptions are being made for the comfort of volunteers and the support of their familie
d event suggested by the 19th of April, 1775, and those immortal memories which cluster around the men of Lexington and Concord. The Governor sent the following despatch to the Mayor of Baltimore: I pray you cause the bodies of our Massachusetts soldiers, dead in battle, to be immediately laid out, preserved in ice, and tenderly sent forward by express to me. All expenses will be paid by this Commonwealth. John A. Andrew, Governor of Massachusetts. --(Doc. 70.) At Fall River,Massachusetts. --(Doc. 70.) At Fall River, Mass., a meeting was called on the reception of the news. Patriotic speeches were made, and the city government was instructed to appropriate $10,000 to fit out volunteers, and to pay each volunteer $20 per month in addition to the Government pay.--Providence Journal. The City Council of Philadelphia, this morning, at a special meeting, appropriated $1,000,000 to equip the volunteers and support their families during their absence from home. Fourteen thousand dollars were subscribed for
ing of Congress. He proposed that Kentucky present herself to Congress on the Fourth of July through her Senators and Representatives, and protest against the settlement of the present difficulties of the country by the sword — meanwhile that Kentucky call a State Convention to aid her Congressmen in presenting such a protest. Should that fail, however, it was the duty and the interest of Kentucky to unite her fortunes with the South.--N. Y. Times, April 22. The Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts militia landed at Fortress Monroe, Va., from the steamer State of Maine.--(Doc. 74.)--J. B. B. in the N. Y. Times, April 22. The citizens of Taunton, Mass., presented Major Robert Anderson a sword, as an expression of their admiration of his courage, loyalty, and devotion to the country. The presentation was made by Capt. W. C. Levering at the Brevoort House in New York.--Tribune, April 22. Union meetings were held at Schenectady, Hudson, Utica, Waverley, and Dunkirk, N. Y; St
e that hath no sword, let him buy one. Dr. Osgood's text was: Lift up a standard to the people. Many of the churches — of all denominations — are sending some of their most active members to the field as volunteers.--Independent, April 25. The Fifth Regiment of Massachusetts Militia, Col. Lawrence, with the Boston Flying Artillery, Major Cook, left Boston for New York at 7 o'clock this morning. The Third Battalion of Rifles, Major Stevens, left Worcester last night for New York. Massachusetts has within six days responded to the President's proclamation, with five full regiments of infantry, a battalion of rifles, and a splendid corps of flying artillery. The artillery take six brass 6-pounders, with horses fully equipped.--N. Y. Times, April 22. A meeting of Californians was held in New York to take measures for the formation of a California Regiment. The meeting was organized by the nomination of J. C. Birdseye as chairman, and speeches were made, and resolutions sus
l contests, and glorious victories, had rendered Old Ironsides so conspicuous in the naval history of the country, that she was fitly chosen as the school in which to train the future officers of the navy to like heroic acts. It was given to Massachusetts and Essex County first to man her; it was reserved to Massachusetts to have the honor to retain her for the service of the Union and the laws. This is a sufficient triumph of right — a sufficient triumph for us. By this the blood of our frieMassachusetts to have the honor to retain her for the service of the Union and the laws. This is a sufficient triumph of right — a sufficient triumph for us. By this the blood of our friends shed by the Baltimore mob is in so far avenged. The Eighth Regiment may hereafter cheer lustily upon all proper occasions, but never without orders. The old Constitution, by their efforts, aided untiringly by the United States officers having her in charge, is now safely possessed, occupied, and enjoyed by the Government of the United States, and is safe from all her enemies. --N. Y. Tribune, April
upied the chair, and opened the meeting with a brief speech, in which he declared it to be the duty of every American to support the Government.--Boston Saturday Express, April 27. The New York ladies' relief Union issued a circular suggesting the importance of systematizing the earnest efforts now making by the women of New York for the supply of extra medical aid to the federal army, through the present campaign. --(Doc. 108.) There is one strong, deep-rooted determination in Massachusetts, which seems to pervade all classes, old and young; and that is — if the country needs their services, they will stand ready to answer to the order--Forward — march! The young men are all desirous of going to the war, any how; and the old men are equally desirous to march, if necessary.--Boston Saturday Express, April 27. Governor Hicks delivered a message to the Maryland Legislature. It briefly details the startling events which induced him to assemble that body.--(Doc. 109.)
use, on Bramhall Hill, at Portland, Me., containing 1,000 kegs of powder, by building a fire at an air-hole outside. It was discovered, and extinguished.--N. Y. Tribune, May 2. Gov. Black of Nebraska, issued a proclamation, recommending a thorough volunteer organization throughout the Territory. He has supplied companies with arms and equipments, and seems determined to place Nebraska in the best possible condition of defence.--N. Y. Tribune, May 2. The remains of the three Massachusetts soldiers who were killed in Baltimore, arrived at Boston in charge of private D. S. Wright, of the Sixth regiment, who was detailed by Col. Jones for the duty. The bodies were taken from the receiving tomb in Baltimore, under the supervision of Mayor Brown, and left Tuesday morning last. The fact was not generally known, but a large crowd gathered at the depot. Gov. Andrew and staff, the executive council, with the divisionary corps of cadets as an escort, were present to receive th
ng 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 Capital.--National Intelligencer, May 9. The steam frigate Minnesota, the flag-ship of the blockading squadron, sailed from Boston, Mass.--Boston Transcript, May 8. A meeting in aid of the volunteers from Roxbury, Mass., was held in that city. Speeches were made by Rev. J. E. Bartholomew, Edward Everett, and Alexander H. Rice.--(Doc. 145.) General Butler, at the Relay House, Md., promulgated special brigade orders concerning the several events that have occurred at the camp at that place since its formation.--(Doc. 146.)
-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 Protestant Episcopal Church in the diocese of Massachusetts do hereby express their heartfelt sympathy with the National Government in all right efforts to vindicate the authority of the Federal Union against all sedition, privy conspiracy, and rebellion. --Boston Advertiser, May 11. The Maryland Legislature passed a resolution, imploring the President of the United States to cease the present war.--(Doc. 153.) At about 2 P. M., a sudden movement was made by the U. S. forces in St. Louis under Capt. Lyon, upon Camp Jackson, near that ci
s the exulting cry of Samuel Adams, as he, excluded from royal grace, heard the sharp musketry which on the dawn of the 19th of April, 1775, announced the beginning of the War of Independence. The yeomanry, who in 1775, on Lexington Common and on the banks of Concord River, first made that day immortal in our annals, have found their lineal representatives in the historic regiment which on the 19th of April, 1861, in the streets of Baltimore, baptized our flag anew in heroic blood, when Massachusetts marched once more in the sacred cause of liberty and the rights of mankind. Grave responsibilities have fallen, in the Providence of God, upon the Government and the people;--and they are welcome. They could not have been safely postponed. They have not arrived too soon. They will sift and try this people, all who lead and all who follow. But this trial, giving us a heroic present to revive our past, will breathe the inspiration of a new life into our national character and reas
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