Highly important from Washington.
all bridges between Baltimore and Phidadelphia Porn up.
Ten thousand Philadelphia troops coming South.
Fort McHenry besieged!
Baltimore Votes $500,000 for her defence!
no troops can pass through Maryland.
&c., &c., &c.,
Washington, April 21.
--Dispatches from New York received here state that the people there are frantic, and that a determined feeling to subjugate the South
The steamers which carry passeners across the ferry at the Susquehanna river
, have been seized by the Marylanders.
The New York Seventh Regiment has started by water for Washington
They enter the Chesapeake
and go up the Potomac
They are accompanied by a new Massachusetts
regiment, under the command of Gen. William F. Small
on the Philadelphia
and Baltimore Railroad have been destroyed, to prevent the passage of Northern troops.
, it is said, is besieged by 12,000 Marylanders.
troops had arrived at Alexandria
has appointed Gen. Patterson
commander of the District of Columbia military.
has voted $500,000 for the defence of the city.
The Massachusetts Regiment is going through the Capes, and by that way up to Washington
They may probably be placed in Fort Monroe
, of Maryland
, had an interview with President Lincoln
yesterday.--No result known.
A meeting was held in New York on Saturday, at which 200,000 persons were present.--They adopted resolutions declaring they would sustain the Administration of Lincoln
at all hazards.
The New York Seventh Regiment was in Trenton
, April 21.--The Pawnee
left last night, probably for Norfolk
A large body of troops, it is reported, are on the Northern
border of Maryland
, where they are ordered by Lincoln
is now quiet. (?)
The mail steamers on the Potomac
are detained by the U. S. Government.
Everything is quiet here, and a feeling of safety pervades all classes, except stock speculators.
[The above is an Associated Press dispatch, sent under the inspection of Wm. M. Watson
, of the New York Express, who has been commissioned by the U. S. War Department to inspect all dispatches sent by telegraph from Washington
Of course the reported ‘ "safety and quiet"’ in Washington
is untrue.--Ed. Dispatch.
, April 21.--All communication between Baltimore
is cut off. All the bridges have been destroyed.
It is reported that Fort McHenry
is to be attacked by the Baltimoreans.
Martial law is to be proclaimed in Washington
The citizens are leaving there in great numbers.
Fifteen or twenty thousand troops from the North
, en route to Washington
, were stopped at Havre de Grace
by the burning of the boat.
It is supposed they will come round by water.
There is the wildest excitement here and everywhere.
Col. R. E. Lee
and Commander Maury
Commodore F. Forrest
has resigned and been appointed commander of the naval forces of Virginia
is to be commander of the Virginia