They offered every indignity, and efforts were made to take him off the cars.
Mr. Johnson was protected by the conductor and others.
He denied sending a message asserting that Tennessee should furnish her quota of men.--Commercial Advertiser, April 26.
The citizens of Baltimore were fearfully excited on account of a rumored descent upon them by Federal troops from Cockeysville, seventeen miles distant from the city; but at night the excitement subsided on receiving intelligence that the troops had been turned back to Harrisburg, Pa., by order of Gen. Scott.--N. Y. Tribune, April 26.
In nearly all the churches in New York — and probably in a majority of churches through-out the country — the sermons of to-day were mainly in reference to the war. Many congregations have made the day an occasion for patriotic contributions for the outfit of volunteers, or for the support of their families.
In the Church of the Puritans in Brooklyn, (although Mr. Beecher, the pastor, was abse
g passed the obstructions placed in the river seven miles below the town in safety.--The Potomac flotilla captured seven rebel schooners--one with a valuable cargo of dry goods, medicines, and saltpetre — and also two small steamers.--Baltimore American, April 23.
This afternoon the National gunboat Anacostia, on her way down the Potomac River, when near Lowry's Point was fired into by a party of rebel infantry, who were dispersed by a couple of shells from the gunboat.--N. Y. Tribune, April 26.
Col. Donnelly, of Gen. Banks's forces, made a reconnoissance this day toward Harrisonburgh, Va. When approaching he was fired on by the rebel cavalry scouts.
Two companies of the Ohio cavalry were deployed on the left, toward Gordonsville turnpike, the same number of the Vermont cavalry on the right, and the Michigan cavalry on the centre; Hampton's battery and the Connecticut Fifth formed the reserve.
The rebel cavalry, after the first fire, retreated to the town, where they join