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Havre (France) (search for this): article 14
ey arrived on Sunday morning. They are said to be Accompanied by a large force of Pennsylvanians, and expected to reach Washington from Annapolis by railroad. It was, however, announced yesterday that the truck on the Annapolis branch was being torn up, and the further progress of the troops impeded. At a late hour we received the following dispatch from our correspondent at Annapolis: Annapolis, April 21, 9 P. M.--This morning the steamer Maryland (the immense railroad ferry best at Havre Grace) came into this port, having on board eight hundred Massachusetts troops, commanded by Col. Butler, en route for Washington. The steamer landed her troops at the Naval Academy, and the frigate Constitution is now being towed out of the river for the purpose of taking the troops to Washington. Another steamer with troops to lying off the harbor, supposed to be the Seventh Regiment of New York. The most intense excitement prevails in the city, and messengers have been sen
Fort Pickens (Florida, United States) (search for this): article 14
us down to Fort McRae, and we have to learn the artillery drill, because we are the best drilled company in the whole volunteer force now stationed here. We have about 8,000 troops here, and more are arriving every day. Everybody welcomed us heartily when we arrived at Pensacola, as they had heard and read so much about us, and said we were welcome to anything they had. Some of our mess are on guard, and the rest of them cleaning up a parade ground. Gen. Bragg says he can take Fort Pickens with the forces he has in four hours. We have some of the best batteries in the whole of North America. Our men will take charge of four 10-inch columbiads, throwing 128 pound balls; four 8-inch, throwing 100 pound balls; and will be behind a breastwork about 20 feet thick, including wall and sand-bags. We will in a few days have here two of the greatest Generals in the world--Gens. Bragg and Beauregard. We have also the best Engineer — that is, the man who superintends the making
Annapolis (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 14
land, and all the other Susqueharing steamers, crossed the bay to Annapolis, where they arrived on Sunday morning. They are said to be Accompge force of Pennsylvanians, and expected to reach Washington from Annapolis by railroad. It was, however, announced yesterday that the truckhour we received the following dispatch from our correspondent at Annapolis: Annapolis, April 21, 9 P. M.--This morning the steamer MarAnnapolis, April 21, 9 P. M.--This morning the steamer Maryland (the immense railroad ferry best at Havre Grace) came into this port, having on board eight hundred Massachusetts troops, commanded byntrate here. We received the following last evening from our Annapolis correspondent: Annapolis,April 21. The steamer MarylandAnnapolis,April 21. The steamer Maryland arrived here this morning, having on board Col. Butler and eight hundred Massachusetts troops, en route for Washington. The steamer is now sent to Colonel Butler a protest against the landing of troops at Annapolis. He accordingly proceeded to the Naval Academy, and landed his m
Chester, Pa. (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): article 14
ey, and the whole amount was soon raised. P. H. Drewry, R. A. Willis and E. Williams were appointed to disburse the money. Liberal sums were contributed to buy horses and uniforms for Capt. H. W. Cox's Troop, also for Capt. Coghill's Guard. A new company at Etterick's was also uniformed. Dr. J. W. Walsh is raising a new company at the C. H. Pitts. Captain Asa Smith's company, at the same place, is full, well drilled and ready. A new artillery company is raising — headquarters to be at Chester. Our delegate to the Convention wrote a feeling letter to the meeting, and has opened his purse wide to afford aid to all of our enterprises. Rev J. W. Howard was elected Capt. of the Home Guard. We are fully alive to the great importance of being prepared for this cruel and diabolical war, and we are all united. From Norfolk we have the following; Every heart here seems enlisted in the grave cause of justice and independence; and many a noble son is willing and r
Fort McRae (Florida, United States) (search for this): article 14
rew, have been selected for this service. Of course these regiments will have an opportunity of voting for or against the service, but no one doubts the result. Both regiments will be en route, in a few days, for the scene of their future laurels. affairs at Pensacola. A letter from a volunteer at Warrington Fla. April 18th, says: After a journey of two weeks, we arrived here, and found everything looking warlike. Gen. Bragg, so I understand, is going to send us down to Fort McRae, and we have to learn the artillery drill, because we are the best drilled company in the whole volunteer force now stationed here. We have about 8,000 troops here, and more are arriving every day. Everybody welcomed us heartily when we arrived at Pensacola, as they had heard and read so much about us, and said we were welcome to anything they had. Some of our mess are on guard, and the rest of them cleaning up a parade ground. Gen. Bragg says he can take Fort Pickens with the
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 14
articles are for their equipment. The same paper further says: The Floyd Rifles, Capt. Thomas Hardeman, and the Macon Volunteers, Capt. R. A. Smith, will arrive here this morning, and leave for Virginia, on an extra train, on the South Carolina road. The Columbus (Ga.) Sun, of the 20th, says Capt. Colquitt received a dispatch last night from Gov. Brown, requesting to know If the Light Guards could start to-night for Norfolk, Virginia. We are informed that the dispatch ws answered in the affirmative, and that the company will leave for that destination by the train this afternoon, at 3 o'clock, they having been ready for orders some time past. The Charleston Mercury of the 20th has the following: South Carolina will aid Virginia with two regiments of her victorious troops to maintain the bold position which she has assumed against Federal usurpation. We understand that the regiment of Col. Maxcy Gregg, and the regiment of Col. Pettigrew, have been
Maryland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 14
Progress of the war. Unanimity among the people — Troops for Virginia — Affairs at Pensacola — Things in Maryland, &c. Virginia. Our correspondence from various sections of the State continues to furnish accounts of the enthusiastic feeling which pervades every class. From Louisa Court-House, we have the following, dated April 22d: The noble and self-preserving spirit of the people of this county was never wrought to such a pitch as it now is, and it appears, if possible, itr — that is, the man who superintends the making of mortars bomb-shells, cannon, cannon balls, &c., and also the throwing of shells. It has been acknowledged that he can throw shells with greater accuracy than any other man in the country. Maryland. The Baltimore American, of Monday, says: The New York Seventh Regiment left New York at 6 o'clock on Saturday evening, and was expected to reach Baltimore at four o'clock on Friday. We learn from a gentleman who left Philadelphia at
Columbus (Georgia, United States) (search for this): article 14
kets and a quantity of cartridges, to be delivered at the South Carolina railroad depot, to-morrow (Sunday) morning. Four companies of troops are expected to arrive to-morrow morning, on their way to Virginia, and these articles are for their equipment. The same paper further says: The Floyd Rifles, Capt. Thomas Hardeman, and the Macon Volunteers, Capt. R. A. Smith, will arrive here this morning, and leave for Virginia, on an extra train, on the South Carolina road. The Columbus (Ga.) Sun, of the 20th, says Capt. Colquitt received a dispatch last night from Gov. Brown, requesting to know If the Light Guards could start to-night for Norfolk, Virginia. We are informed that the dispatch was answered in the affirmative, and that the company will leave for that destination by the train this afternoon, at 3 o'clock, they having been ready for orders some time past. The Charleston Mercury of the 20th has the following: South Carolina will aid Virginia wit
North America (search for this): article 14
y in the whole volunteer force now stationed here. We have about 8,000 troops here, and more are arriving every day. Everybody welcomed us heartily when we arrived at Pensacola, as they had heard and read so much about us, and said we were welcome to anything they had. Some of our mess are on guard, and the rest of them cleaning up a parade ground. Gen. Bragg says he can take Fort Pickens with the forces he has in four hours. We have some of the best batteries in the whole of North America. Our men will take charge of four 10-inch columbiads, throwing 128 pound balls; four 8-inch, throwing 100 pound balls; and will be behind a breastwork about 20 feet thick, including wall and sand-bags. We will in a few days have here two of the greatest Generals in the world--Gens. Bragg and Beauregard. We have also the best Engineer — that is, the man who superintends the making of mortars bomb-shells, cannon, cannon balls, &c., and also the throwing of shells. It has been ackno
Greene County (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 14
ndependence; and many a noble son is willing and ready to obey the voice of Virginia, and to lay down their lives in glorious defence of her soil. Never have I seen such an almost entire unanimity of feeling than at this time pervades our community. Party lines have been lost and forgotten in this the perilous and excited moment of our trial. Every man seems to rise supremely above all other considerations but that of serving his state. A correspondent of Pleasant Grove Church, Green county, writes: The members of Pleasant Grove Church and other gentlemen of the vicinity, organized a society on Saturday, the object of which is to see that the family of no volunteer or any other who may be called into his country's service, shall suffer for any of the necessaries or comforts of life. Great enthusiasm prevailed during the organization, eloquent and patriotic speeches were made by Major Jennings and other gentlemen. There has been great rejoicing in this section tha
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