Celebrations of the Secession movement
Memphis, Dec. 22.
--Yesterday, a large and enthusiastic meeting here ratified the secession of South Carolina
A salute of fifteen guns was fired, and at night many public and private buildings were illuminated.
, Dec. 22.--One hundred guns were fired here to-day in honor of the secession of South Carolina
There is a meeting to-night to urge the Governor
to call an extra session of the Legislature.
, Dec. 22.--At a secession celebration at Camden
, yesterday, a cannon burst, severely injuring several persons.
The serenading procession here last night was a grand affair.
It was kept up till after midnight.
A special dispatch from Washington
says that Col. Anderson
has been ordered to surrender the forts to the constituted authorities of South Carolina
in case they are attacked, but not to surrender them to irresponsible parties.
, Dec. 22.--There is great rejoicing here at South Carolina
Cannons are fired, church bells are rung, and a large procession of Minute Men and citizens, with banners and mottoes, is now parading the streets.
Speeches are being made, and jubilation is general.
The wildest enthusiasm prevails.