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St. Johnsbury (Vermont, United States) (search for this): article 1
he united voice was for the Constitution and the flag of the Union. Two military companies met at the armory, and there was quite a spirited contest to fill the requisition of the Governor for troops. Premiums were offered for places in the ranks. Manchester, N. H., April 15. --New Hampshire will respond promptly to the call for troops. It is not probable that an extra session of the Legislature will be called. The State will undoubtedly tender two regiments instead of one. St. Johnsbury, Vt April 15.--It is understood that the Governor will convene the Legislature, to meet on Tuesday week. He will respond promptly to the call of the Secretary of War for troops. New Haven, Conn., April 16. --The Mechanics' Bank of this city has tendered to the Governor $25,000, to be used in aiding the support of the National Government. The war News in New Orleans. New Orleans, April 15th. --Mr. Lincoln's war Proclamation was received here this morning, and increased,
Fort Moultrie (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 1
he earth. [Great applause,] And I said to you that on the bloody battle-field of Churubusco our noble regiment had marched across that field under a fiery storm, such as has seldom been seen, and that, if need be, she could now stand alone again and fight alone for her independence and her liberty. And now, fellow citizens, on this, the 18th day of April, 1861, she has again fought alone and defeated an arrogant and assuming power, and she has gloriously triumphed alone, and thus again Fort Moultrie, which was so dear in our independence of 1776, has again answered, and is consecrated and baptized over again in our independence and freedom of 1861. [Applause.] I studiously declined receiving volunteers, who so nobly and so gallantly offered themselves, from other States, because we had so many among ourselves who desired a place of danger and of peril, and demanded it as a right. I besides desired, as we had begun it first and alone, without consultation, and, as some said,
Manchester (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): article 1
tizens have also been made to Gov. Sprague for a similar purpose. The Globe Bank tendered to the State this morning a loan of $50,000. Lawrence, Mass., April 15. --A meeting of three thousand citizens was held here tonight. The united voice was for the Constitution and the flag of the Union. Two military companies met at the armory, and there was quite a spirited contest to fill the requisition of the Governor for troops. Premiums were offered for places in the ranks. Manchester, N. H., April 15. --New Hampshire will respond promptly to the call for troops. It is not probable that an extra session of the Legislature will be called. The State will undoubtedly tender two regiments instead of one. St. Johnsbury, Vt April 15.--It is understood that the Governor will convene the Legislature, to meet on Tuesday week. He will respond promptly to the call of the Secretary of War for troops. New Haven, Conn., April 16. --The Mechanics' Bank of this city has tende
Churubusco (New York, United States) (search for this): article 1
made a thrilling speech, in the arse of which he said: I said on the 17th of December last, on an occasion similar to this, that true South Carolina stood alone, but in this there was nothing to fear, for she had on a memorable occasion previous to the Declaration of Independence itself, stood alone and fought the battle of Fort Moultrie, where she had sunk the ships of one of the proudest nations of the earth. [Great applause,] And I said to you that on the bloody battle-field of Churubusco our noble regiment had marched across that field under a fiery storm, such as has seldom been seen, and that, if need be, she could now stand alone again and fight alone for her independence and her liberty. And now, fellow citizens, on this, the 18th day of April, 1861, she has again fought alone and defeated an arrogant and assuming power, and she has gloriously triumphed alone, and thus again Fort Moultrie, which was so dear in our independence of 1776, has again answered, and is conse
Fort Pillow (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): article 1
embarkation of troops for Indianola. From Montgomery. Montgomery, April 16. --Of the thirty-two thousand troops called out to-day, five thousand are from each State except Florida, which sends two thousand. The Southern people say they will suppress Lincoln and Seward's combinations. It is less of a Government than ours, and we will drive Lincoln back to his abode in quicker style than he came through Maryland. There is perfect confidence here that we can, with Davis, Pillow, Breckinridge and Beauregard, whip out Lincoln's 75,000. Our munitions of war will hold out longer than Abe's money. Gen. Pillow's offer of a division of Tennessee troops to be raised immediately, has been accepted, and he returns to Tennessee immediately. We have no controversy here but with Black Republicans. Gen. Pillow guarantees to raise 10,000 men in Tennessee in twenty days. Vice-President Stephens, in a speech at Atlanta last night, said it would require seventy-
Atlanta (Georgia, United States) (search for this): article 1
t confidence here that we can, with Davis, Pillow, Breckinridge and Beauregard, whip out Lincoln's 75,000. Our munitions of war will hold out longer than Abe's money. Gen. Pillow's offer of a division of Tennessee troops to be raised immediately, has been accepted, and he returns to Tennessee immediately. We have no controversy here but with Black Republicans. Gen. Pillow guarantees to raise 10,000 men in Tennessee in twenty days. Vice-President Stephens, in a speech at Atlanta last night, said it would require seventy-five times seventy-five thousand men to intimidate them. It couldn't be done. Cowardly conduct of the fleet. The editor of the Wilmington (N. C.) Herald, who witnessed the bombardment of Sumter, says that when Capt. Gillis, commander of the Federal fleet, met Major Anderson at the gangway of the Isabel, he offered him his hand, which the Major barely took, and turned his back on him immediately. Gillis approached him again, when Anderson
Fort Macon (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 1
14. says: A large number of the citizens of Morehead and Beaufort, and the cadets of the A. M. Institute, of this place, went over and took possession of Fort Macon to day at 3 o'clock P. M. Lincoln will meet with a warm reception if he undertakes to retake it soon. When the secession flag went up, which now floats pr that Gov. Ellis has ordered State troops to take possession of all the forts. One or two companies passed down on the train last night to join the garrison at Fort Macon." The Floating Battery. The Charleston Courier, speaking of the service rendered during the bombardment by the famous Floating Battery, says: There Southern Confederacy with any amount of money required. At the request of the Governor of North Carolina, Gov. Pickens sent seven guns of large calibre to Fort Macon; also, twenty thousand pounds of powder. New York. The tendency to mobocracy in New York has called forth the following proclamation from Mayor Wood:
United States (United States) (search for this): article 1
n the same bloody field where she had fought for her independence in the days of her first revolution. [Great applause.] True, true, we owe much to science and to the gallantry of Gen. Beauregard, who was sent to us by the President of the Confederate States. We do owe to him all honor and all gratitude for his high and manly bearing and noble conduct; but as far as our own companies, our battalions, our regiments and our men were concerned, the triumphs of this day have been due literally to epared to devote my life to the work and lead you in the struggle. " The Syracuse Courier states that a large portion of the Democrats there are opposed to coercion, and consider the true policy of the Government to be to recognize the Confederate States rather than have civil war. Landlord Voorhees (Republican) was knocked down in his own house to-day for calling a Democrat a traitor. Providence, R. I., April 15.--The Directors of the Bank of Commerce have informed Gov. Sprague t
Brazos River (Texas, United States) (search for this): article 1
ere today for Pensacola. The rest here will probably remain to defend the city. Volunteer regiments are forming throughout the State. Thirty-three deserters from the Federal army have landed at Fort Jackson, leaving a year's pay behind, so anxious were they to join the Confederate army. The Galveston Civilian says that the idea that there is any considerable number of persons disposed to agitate the question of reunion in Texas is entirely erroneous. The steamer Arizona was at Brazos on the 7th, a waiting the embarkation of troops for Indianola. From Montgomery. Montgomery, April 16. --Of the thirty-two thousand troops called out to-day, five thousand are from each State except Florida, which sends two thousand. The Southern people say they will suppress Lincoln and Seward's combinations. It is less of a Government than ours, and we will drive Lincoln back to his abode in quicker style than he came through Maryland. There is perfect confidence her
Beaufort, S. C. (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 1
d, gentlemen whose sons and brothers were in the fight, cursing and denouncing with bitter scorn the white liveried scoundrels who would incur no danger in trying to rescue such a man. No wonder the British Vice Consul at Charleston says he is afraid to write the truth home, for fear his story would not be believed. Fort Macon Captured. A correspondent of the Petersburg Express, writing from Carolina City, N. C., April 14. says: A large number of the citizens of Morehead and Beaufort, and the cadets of the A. M. Institute, of this place, went over and took possession of Fort Macon to day at 3 o'clock P. M. Lincoln will meet with a warm reception if he undertakes to retake it soon. When the secession flag went up, which now floats proudly from the ramparts, a salute was given which reverberated from ocean to sound and from banks to main. The ranks of the "Union hopers" in this section are growing thinner and beautifully less, and submissionists are decidedly in th
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