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Harrisburg, Pa. (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): chapter 139
rmy through North Carolina and Virginia to Washington. Those of our volunteers who desire to join the Southern army as it shall pass through our borders, had better organize at once for the purpose, and keep their arms, accoutrements, uniforms, ammunition, and knapsacks in constant readiness. From the New Orleans Picayune, of April 18. The first fruits of a Virginia secession will be the removal of Lincoln and his Cabinet, and whatever he can carry away, to the safer neighborhood of Harrisburg or Cincinnati-perhaps to Buffalo or Cleveland. From the Vicksburg (Miss.) Whig, of April 20. Major Ben McCullough has organized a force of five thousand men to seize the Federal Capital the instant the first blood is spilled. The Montgomery Advertiser says this intelligence is from a Virginia gentleman now in Washington city, who had it direct from McCullough's own lips. From the Richmond (Va.) Examiner, of April 23. The capture of Washington city is perfectly within the powe
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 139
Once get the Heads of the Government in our power, and we can demand any terms we see fit, and thus, perhaps, avoid a long and bloody contest. From the Wilmington (N. C.) Daily Journal of April 27. A correspondent writing from Georgetown, (S. C.) under date of April 26th, makes inquiry about a report that had got afloat there that three regiments of troops had left North Carolina to join Lincoln. What an idea! When North Carolina troops join old Abe it will be at the point of the bayon address, full of spirit. He is in favor of marching immediately on Washington, and so stated, to which the crowd responded in deafening and prolonged cheers. At the flag presentation which preceded the departure of the second regiment of South Carolina for Richmond, the following remarks were made by Colonel Kershaw on taking the colors: Sergeant Gordon, to your particular charge is committed this noble gift. Plant it wherever honor calls. If opportunity offers, let it be the first
Montgomery (Alabama, United States) (search for this): chapter 139
of April last the honorable Mr. Walker, Secretary of War of the Confederate States, held the following language at Montgomery, Alabama: No man, he said, could tell where the war this day commenced would end, but he would prophesy that the flaof Lincoln and his bodyguard of Kansas cut-throats from the White House. It makes good the words of Secretary Walker at Montgomery in regard to the Federal Metropolis. It transfers the lines of battle from the Potomac to the Pennsylvania border. , and both must cooperate in the destiny to be achieved. The correspondent of the Charleston Courier wrote from Montgomery, Alabama, under date of the 28th ultimo, as follows: The aspect of Montgomery at this time is any thing but peaceful, all, will have removed to the present Federal Capital. A correspondent of the Baltimore Exchange, writing from Montgomery (Alabama) under date of April 20, immediately after the receipt of the telegraphic intelligence announcing the attack of the
Capitol (Utah, United States) (search for this): chapter 139
ved. The correspondent of the Charleston Courier wrote from Montgomery, Alabama, under date of the 28th ultimo, as follows: The aspect of Montgomery at this time is any thing but peaceful, and, with the presence of so many troops in the capitol at once, the people are beginning to realize the fact that we are in the midst of war, as well as to feel assured that vigor and energy characterize the Administration. In the churches to-day, prayers were offered for the success of our arms ducrowd responded in deafening and prolonged cheers. At the flag presentation which preceded the departure of the second regiment of South Carolina for Richmond, the following remarks were made by Colonel Kershaw on taking the colors: Sergeant Gordon, to your particular charge is committed this noble gift. Plant it wherever honor calls. If opportunity offers, let it be the first to kiss the breeze of heaven from the dome of the capitol at Washington. --National Intelligencer, May 9.
United States (United States) (search for this): chapter 139
Doc. 134.--the attack on Washington. On the 12th of April last the honorable Mr. Walker, Secretary of War of the Confederate States, held the following language at Montgomery, Alabama: No man, he said, could tell where the war this day commenced would end, but he would prophesy that the flag which now flaunts the breextent of Southern resources, and it might float eventually over Faneuil Hall itself. Such being the publicly avowed belief of the Secretary of War of the Confederate States, we quote in illustration of similar threats, the following excerpts taken from leading Southern journals, merely premising that we could greatly add to thethe South. What fool could have put in circulation such a report! From the Milledgeville (Ga.) Southern Recorder, of April 30. The government of the Confederate States must possess the city of Washington. It is folly to think it can be used any longer as the headquarters of the Lincoln Government, as no access can be had t
Baltimore, Md. (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 139
ts, and all, will have removed to the present Federal Capital. A correspondent of the Baltimore Exchange, writing from Montgomery (Alabama) under date of April 20, immediately after the receipt of the telegraphic intelligence announcing the attack of the Baltimore mob on the Massachusetts troops, communicated the following: In the evening bonfires were built in front of the Exchange Hotel, and from the vast crowd which assembled, repeated cheers were given for the loyal people of Baltimore. Hon. Roger A. Pryor, of Virginia, had arrived in the city in the afternoon, and as soon as it was known, there were loud calls for him. His reception was most enthusiastic. and some minutes elapsed before he could commence his remarks. He made a brief but very eloquent address, full of spirit. He is in favor of marching immediately on Washington, and so stated, to which the crowd responded in deafening and prolonged cheers. At the flag presentation which preceded the departure of t
Maryland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 139
he Richmond (Va.) Examiner, of April 23. The capture of Washington city is perfectly within the power of Virginia and Maryland, if Virginia will only make the proper effort by her constituted authorities; nor is there a single moment to lose, the shington. They are to be ready in forty-eight hours from the notice. This is by order of Gov. Ellis. To have gained Maryland is to have gained a host. It insures Washington city, and the ignominious expulsion of Lincoln and his bodyguard of Kanion. From the Eufaula (Ala.) Express, of April 25. With independent Virginia on one side and the secessionists of Maryland (who are doubtless in the majority) on the other, our policy at this time should be to seize the old Federal Capital andnger as the headquarters of the Lincoln Government, as no access can be had to it except by passing through Virginia and Maryland. The District of Columbia cannot remain under the jurisdiction of the United States Congress without humiliating Southe
Washington (United States) (search for this): chapter 139
mery Advertiser says this intelligence is from a Virginia gentleman now in Washington city, who had it direct from McCullough's own lips. From the Richmond (Va.) Examiner, of April 23. The capture of Washington city is perfectly within the power of Virginia and Maryland, if Virginia will only make the proper effort by herthe shores of the sea there is one wild shout of fierce resolve to capture Washington city at all and every human hazard. The filthy cage of unclean birds must and v. Ellis. To have gained Maryland is to have gained a host. It insures Washington city, and the ignominious expulsion of Lincoln and his bodyguard of Kansas cut-orth Carolina will send her full quota of troops to unite in the attack on Washington city. Our streets are alive with soldiers and officers, many of the latter being here to tender their companies to the Governor. Washington city will soon be too hot to hold Abraham Lincoln and his Government. North Carolina has said it, and
Buffalo, N. Y. (New York, United States) (search for this): chapter 139
inia to Washington. Those of our volunteers who desire to join the Southern army as it shall pass through our borders, had better organize at once for the purpose, and keep their arms, accoutrements, uniforms, ammunition, and knapsacks in constant readiness. From the New Orleans Picayune, of April 18. The first fruits of a Virginia secession will be the removal of Lincoln and his Cabinet, and whatever he can carry away, to the safer neighborhood of Harrisburg or Cincinnati-perhaps to Buffalo or Cleveland. From the Vicksburg (Miss.) Whig, of April 20. Major Ben McCullough has organized a force of five thousand men to seize the Federal Capital the instant the first blood is spilled. The Montgomery Advertiser says this intelligence is from a Virginia gentleman now in Washington city, who had it direct from McCullough's own lips. From the Richmond (Va.) Examiner, of April 23. The capture of Washington city is perfectly within the power of Virginia and Maryland, if Vir
Tunstall (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 139
ly. From the Goldsboroa (N. C.) Tribune, of April 24. We understand that Duncan K. McRae, Esq., who came here last night, bears a special order for one regiment of North Carolina troops to march to the city of Washington. They are to be ready in forty-eight hours from the notice. This is by order of Gov. Ellis. To have gained Maryland is to have gained a host. It insures Washington city, and the ignominious expulsion of Lincoln and his bodyguard of Kansas cut-throats from the White House. It makes good the words of Secretary Walker at Montgomery in regard to the Federal Metropolis. It transfers the lines of battle from the Potomac to the Pennsylvania border. From the Raleigh (N. C.) Standard, of April 24. North Carolina will send her full quota of troops to unite in the attack on Washington city. Our streets are alive with soldiers and officers, many of the latter being here to tender their companies to the Governor. Washington city will soon be too hot to hold A
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