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Doc. 241.-Gen. Morris's proclamation.

General Morris has issued the following proclamation, in connection with that of General McClellan:

Headquarters of United States volunteers, Western Virginia, Grafton, June 8, 1861.
Virginians:--In issuing the above proclamation of the commanding General, Department of Ohio, I have now the pleasure of announcing that we have routed and completely discomfited the secessionists in arms at Philippi. Their forces are demoralized, desertions are numerous, and the panic-stricken remnant has taken refuge in the passes of the mountains. Western Virginia is free from enemies to her freedom and peace. In full confidence of your ability and desire to protect yourselves, I now call upon you to come to the support of your constitutional Government. I am empowered to muster you into the service of the United States, to serve only in defence of your own soil. Arms and munitions will be furnished you. Assemble at once at your various county seats, and report to me for instructions. Cavalry and infantry will be received at once.

T. A. Morris, Brig.-Gen. Commanding U. S. Troops at Philippi.

--Baltimore (Md.) American, June 12.

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