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United States (United States) (search for this): article 1
hed, as set forth in its preamble, by the people of the United States in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice required of her by the constituted authorities of the United States. 5. Resolved, that all plots, conspiracies, and warlike demonstrations against the United States' in any section of the country, are treasonable in their character, and whatevesmits copy of these resolutions to the President of the United States, properly attested under the great seal of this Commonw same to the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States. The first resolution was adopted unanimously. artment will be actively engaged to-day. Yesterday the United States flag was displayed from the works, and the force is nowparture of the troops who left that city to capture two United States forts.--The successful end of the expedition has been se in the name of the State of Louisiana.--Haul down the United States flags, if floating there, and hoist the Pelican flag fr
Louisiana (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): article 1
r of the West"--the action of the Pennsylvania Legislature — the Reinforcement of Fort McHenry--the Seizure of Forts in Louisiana, &c. The first Government expedition to South Carolina--Narrative of the reception and return. [By the N. Y. Post' two thousand of whom, notwithstanding the cold weather, visited the works from curiosity. The Seizure of Forts in Louisiana. The N. O. Delta, of Thursday, gives an account of the departure of the troops who left that city to capture two Unif the persons in charge of the forts to surrender them; and you will take possession of the same in the name of the State of Louisiana.--Haul down the United States flags, if floating there, and hoist the Pelican flag from Fort Jackson. Place Captairict discipline and order must be exacted by you. By order of His Excellency, Thomas O. Moore, Governor of the State of Louisiana. M. Grivot, Adj't. General. The troops assembled on board, forming the detachment, numbered 166, accor
Governors Island (New York, United States) (search for this): article 1
forcement of Fort McHenry. The Baltimore American of yesterday gives the following account of the arrival of troops, already mentioned, to reinforce Fort McHenry: The following are the names of the commissioned officers and the strength of the command: Company H, Second Regiment of Artillery, Col. Horace Brooks commanding; Lieut. Tlis. C. Sullivan acting Adjutant; 1 sergeant, 4 corporals, 2 musicians, 2 artificers, 53 privates. This corps was originally drafted from Governor's Island, New York, and for the past three years have been at Fort Leavenworth. Company A, Light Artillery, Captain Wm. D. Barry commanding; Lieuts. John C. Tidball, Alex. J. Perry, Second Lieut. John N. Barrenger, 4 sergeants, 4 corporals, 2 artificers, 72 privates, 68 horses. This company was drafted from Fort McHenry, and composed a part of the renowned Duncan Battery, whose bravery and military efficiency were so well established in the war with Mexico. Company I, Light Artillery, Lie
Cumming's Point (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 1
signal to Fort Moultrie. On we go; the soldiers are below with loaded muskets and the officers are ready to give the word if there is anything to do. Now it is broad daylight, and we are making directly into the guns of Fort Moultrie, whose black walls are distinctly visible. The little steamer at our right is burning a signal light aft, and is making all possible headway up the harbor. Now we discover a red Palmetto flag at our left on Morris' Island, at a little village called Cummings' Point, and apparently but little more than a mile from Fort Sumter. "Is it possible that those fellows have got a battery off here?" asks one. "No," answers another; "There is no battery there." But there is. It is now a quarter past seven, and we are about two miles from Forts Sumter and Moultrie, which are equidistant from us, and, suddenly, whizzed comes a ricochet shot from Morris' Island. It plunges into the water and skips along, but falls short of our steamer. The line
Cape Fear (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 1
The National crisis. a Republican Reporter's description of the late expedition of the "Star of the West"--the action of the Pennsylvania Legislature — the Reinforcement of Fort McHenry--the Seizure of Forts in Louisiana, &c. The first Government expedition to South Carolina--Narrative of the reception and return. [By the N. Y. Post's (Rep.) Reporter on board.] Tuesday, Jan. 8. --We made Cape Fear about 8 o'clock this morning. We have moved slowly, as the captain's instructions are to cross the bar early in the morning, and run up to Fort Sumter at daybreak, and we wish to approach the harbor by night. This afternoon we stopped about seventy miles from the bar for three hours or more, and had some fishing.--The day has been delightful, and our success in enticing unsuspecting bass was quite satisfactory. Towards night we put on steam, anxious for the result of to-morrow morning's experiment. In the "Recollections of a Zouave." I have read that on the mor
Utah (Utah, United States) (search for this): article 1
rs, and in 1855 was dispatched to Walla-Walla, in Washington Territory. He drove the Indians out of Walla-Walla Valley, in 1856, after their attack upon Gov. Stevens. Lieut Webb has served in Washington Territory, Texas, Florida, and went to Utah in the winter of 1857. He was detached from his regiment and had charge of a heavy battery. He also constructed the works at Fort Bridger, and was subsequently on Gen. Johnston's staff for a year. He left Utah in April, and has since been at GoUtah in April, and has since been at Governor's Island. Lieut. Thomas has served mostly in Texas, and has been, at different times, at nearly every post in that State. Dr. Ten Broeck was graduated at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and entered the service in 1847, shortly after the battle of Cerro Gordo. He served in the Castle of San Juan and Vera Cruz, and subsequently in the city of Mexico. After peace was declared, he served on the Texan frontiers. Wednesday, January 9.--I awoke at three o'clock this morn
Vera Cruz, Mo. (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 1
heavy battery. He also constructed the works at Fort Bridger, and was subsequently on Gen. Johnston's staff for a year. He left Utah in April, and has since been at Governor's Island. Lieut. Thomas has served mostly in Texas, and has been, at different times, at nearly every post in that State. Dr. Ten Broeck was graduated at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and entered the service in 1847, shortly after the battle of Cerro Gordo. He served in the Castle of San Juan and Vera Cruz, and subsequently in the city of Mexico. After peace was declared, he served on the Texan frontiers. Wednesday, January 9.--I awoke at three o'clock this morning and went immediately to the upper deck, where I found the captain, mate, pilot and two military officers. I learned that we arrived in the vicinity of Charleston bar about midnight; that all the coast-lights had been extinguished, and that thus far it had been impossible to find the main channel. It is evident from these i
Walla Walla Valley (United States) (search for this): article 1
r mission. The officers. The following are the military officers on board: Charles R. Woods, 1st Lieutenant, 9th Infantry. Wm. A. Webb, 1st Lieutenant, 5th Infantry. Chas. W. Thomas, 2d Lieutenant, 1st Infantry. Assistant Surgeon, P. G. S. Ten Broeck, Medical Department. Lieut. Woods, a fine, soldierly-appearing man, has the command. He has served on the frontiers, and in 1855 was dispatched to Walla-Walla, in Washington Territory. He drove the Indians out of Walla-Walla Valley, in 1856, after their attack upon Gov. Stevens. Lieut Webb has served in Washington Territory, Texas, Florida, and went to Utah in the winter of 1857. He was detached from his regiment and had charge of a heavy battery. He also constructed the works at Fort Bridger, and was subsequently on Gen. Johnston's staff for a year. He left Utah in April, and has since been at Governor's Island. Lieut. Thomas has served mostly in Texas, and has been, at different times, at nearly ev
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): article 1
Pennsylvania Senate on Friday adopted the following preamble and resolutions: Resolved. By the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby resolved: 1. that the Constitution of the United States of America was ordained and established, as set fort to be provided for such grievances through the action of Congress and other proper departments of the National Government. 2. Resolved, that the people of Pennsylvania entertain, and desire to cherish, the most fraternal sentiments for their brethren of other States, and are ready now, as they have ever been, to cooperate in solemn and most imperative duty of the Government to adopt and carry into effect whatever measures may be necessary to that end, and the faith and the power of Pennsylvania are hereby pledged to the support of such measures, in any manner and to any extent that may be required of her by the constituted authorities of the United St
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 1
The National crisis. a Republican Reporter's description of the late expedition of the "Star of the West"--the action of the Pennsylvania Legislature — the Reinforcement of Fort McHenry--the Seizure of Forts in Louisiana, &c. The first Government expedition to South Carolina--Narrative of the reception and return. [By the N. Y. Post's (Rep.) Reporter on board.] Tuesday, Jan. 8. --We made Cape Fear about 8 o'clock this morning. We have moved slowly, as the captain's instructions are to cross the bar early in the morning, and run up to Fort Sumter at daybreak, and we wish to approach the harbor by night. This afternoon we stopped about seventy miles from the bar for three hours or more, and had some fishing.--The day has been delightful, and our success in enticing unsuspecting bass was quite satisfactory. Towards night we put on steam, anxious for the result of to-morrow morning's experiment. In the "Recollections of a Zouave." I have read that on the morn
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