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To this the Secretary of State replied, that the troops were only called out to suppress insurrection, and must come through Maryland, as that was the route chosen for them by the Commander-in-Chief, and that our troubles could not be referred to any foreign arbitrament. --(Doc. 84.) Robt. E. Lee, late of the United States Army, was nominated by the Governor and unanimously confirmed by the Convention as Commander of the military and naval forces of Virginia. --National Intelligencer, April 27. The Charleston Mercury of this day says that the officers of the army and navy of the Confederate States, and captains sailing under letters of marque, will greatly oblige the proprietors of that paper by furnishing sketches and incidents of the expected conflict between our gallant soldiers and their enemies. When supplied exclusively, a liberal compensation will be allowed. The United States Arsenal at Fayetteville, North Carolina, surrendered to the State authorities.
April 24. A remarkable feature in the present war excitement is the alacrity with which citizens of foreign birth or origin, and even those who are not naturalized at all, are hastening to the defence of the Government and the national flag. There is hardly a foreign country represented in the North, the children whereof are not organizing regiments and tendering their services to the Government.--N. Y. Herald, April 27. Rumors of an attack on Fort Pickens continue to receive credence in some quarters. The Portsmouth (Va.) Transcript of the 23d April says:--Despatches received last night give important and glorious news. Fort Pickens was taken by the South. The loss on our side is said to be heavy. One despatch states the.loss on the side of the South at 2,500 men; but the victory is ours. Immediately after the above, the Baltimore Sun says that it is enabled to state on the authority of a private despatch, received in this city last night, that the report of the ba
izure, by order of Gov. Moore, who had received orders from the Confederate Government prohibiting, any obstruction to commerce in Southern ports.--N. Y. Herald, April 27. The second detachment of Rhode Island troops passed through New York on their way to Annapolis, Md. The officers of the detachment are:--Lieutenant-Colonel The Maryland Legislature met to-day at Frederick. Gen. Butler says that if it passes an ordinance of secession, he will arrest the entire body!--N. Y. Times, April 27. The New York Seventh Regiment arrived at Washington, marched up Pennsylvania avenue to the President's house, and thence to the War Department. They were olunteer company. The officers of the company are as follows: Captain, James Hope; First Lieutenant, John Howe; Second Lieutenant, Henry D. Noble.--N. Y. Times, April 27. Senator Douglas was publicly received by the Illinois Legislature, and made a patriotic speech, urging immediate action in support of the Government.--Chic
ing, Chauncey Schaeffer, John Cochrane and others.--N. Y. Tribune, April 27. A Union meeting at Bedford, Westchester county, N. Y., this Mr. Brown, of the Croton Falls Company, and others.--N. Y. Times, April 27. John W. Ellis, governor of North Carolina, issued a proclamaconservatism is changing gradually to open Unionism.--N. Y. Times, April 27. A large meeting of the ladies of Syracuse, N. Y., was held, equip the Sixty-fifth and Seventy-fourth Regiments.--N. Y. Times, April 27. The Seventh Regiment of New York took the oath to support th to cruise off the coast and run up shallow waters.--N. Y. Herald, April 27. William Burton, governor of Delaware, issued a proclamation nd the use of the United States Army.--N. Y. Courier and Enquirer, April 27. The steam-tug Yankee, armed with two heavy guns, left New Yosteam-tug Yankee, armed with two heavy guns, left New York to join the blockade of the Southern ports.--N. Y. Commercial Advertiser, April 27.
April 27. Several new military departments were created by the subdivision of the military department of Washington.--(Doc. 105.) The Virginia Sentinel of to-day, says, Our people mustose of arming and equipping the quota of volunteers from Indiana.--N. Y. Commercial Advertiser, April 27. A number of residents of Virginia passed through Chambersburg, Pa., en route for the Nortclared it to be the duty of every American to support the Government.--Boston Saturday Express, April 27. The New York ladies' relief Union issued a circular suggesting the importance of systematany how; and the old men are equally desirous to march, if necessary.--Boston Saturday Express, April 27. Governor Hicks delivered a message to the Maryland Legislature. It briefly details the sred are South Carolina troops under the command of Brig.-Gen. M. L. Bonham.--Richmond Enquirer, April 27, and N. Y. Herald, April 30. A number of French residents of New York held a meeting this
nd Masters of Latin, English High and Girls' High and Normal Schools--25 per cent. Masters of Grammar Schools and Sub-masters of Latin and English High Schools--15 per cent. Sub-masters of Grammar Schools and Ushers of Latin and English High Schools--12 1/2 per cent. Ushers of the Grammar Schools--10 per cent. The aggregate of the percentage on the salaries will amount to between $12,000 and $13,000.--N. Y. World, May 3. The first cannon was cast in Nashville, Tenn., last Saturday, April 27.--Charleston Mercury, May 3. The members of the New York Yacht Club met, and resolved to offer, through the Commodore, the services of all their yachts to the Government of the United States for any duty compatible with the qualities and dimensions of the vessels.--N. Y. Tribune, May 2. A. H. Stephens, Vice-President of the seceding States, arrived at Atlanta, Georgia, on his return from Virginia. Hie was received by a crowd of citizens, to whom he made a speech.--(Doc. 120.
April 27. The people of Franklin County, Mo., met and passed resolutions in support of the Emancipation Message of President Lincoln, and sustaining the measures of the National Government adopted for the prosecution of the war.--(Doc. 152.) Mansfield Lovell, General late in command of the rebel forces at New Orleans, La., telegraphed to Richmond as follows from Camp Moore, La.:--Forts Jackson and St. Philip are still in good condition, and in our hands. The steamers Louisiana and McRae are safe. The enemy's fleet are at the city, (New Orleans), but they have not forces enough to occupy it. The inhabitants are stanchly loyal. Fort Livingston, La., was this day evacuated by the rebel forces.--National Intelligencer, May 10. Gen. Beauregard, at Memphis, Tennessee, issued the following address to the planters of the South :--The casualties of war have opened the Mississippi to our enemies. The time has therefore come to test the earnestness of all classes, and I c
who had been sent out from the rebel camp on outpost duty, came into the National lines in a body with white flags on their guns, and gave themselves up as deserters. The United States steamer Mercedita, Commander Stellwagen, on the twenty-seventh of April, about fifteen miles north of Hole in the Wall, captured the steamer Bermuda, laden with articles contraband of war, among which were forty--two thousand pounds of powder, seven field-carriages, and a number of cannon, swords, pistols, st New Orleans, and by proclamation declared the object and purposes of the United States in taking possession of that city to restore order, maintain public tranquillity, and enforce peace and quiet. --(Doc. 1.) Last Sunday afternoon, April twenty-seventh, a skirmish took place near Horton's Mills, ten miles from Newbern, N. C., on the Pollockville road, between a party of cavalry belonging to the One Hundred and Third New York regiment and a body of rebel cavalry, resulting in the defeat a
April 27. A party of National cavalry, belonging to the division of General Granger, and under the command of Colonel Watkins, left their camp at Murfreesboro last night, and this morning at daybreak, succeeded in capturing the Texan Legion of rebel troops, posted at a point eight miles from Franklin, Tenn., between the Columbia and Carter's Creek turnpikes. In the skirmish, several rebels were killed and wounded.--Cincinnati Gazette. The army of the Potomac, under Major-General Hooker, commenced the forward movement on Fredericksburgh, Va. This morning at five o'clock, the Eleventh, Major-General Howard's corps, the Twelfth, Major-General Slocum's, and the Fifth, Major-General Meade's corps, struck their tents and marched westward from Falmouth on the several roads leading to Kelly's Ford, distant from the line of Acquia Creek and Fredericksburgh Railroad about twenty-five miles; the Eleventh corps being in the advance.
April 27. Acting Master Hill, commanding the United States steamer Currituck, of the Potomac flotilla, succeeded in destroying two thousand bushels of grain, which was in process of transportation to Richmond.--Com. Parker's Report. The English schooner O. K. was captured by the National vessel Union, off the coast of Florida.--the army under General Banks, including the forces of General A. J. Smith, returned to Alexandria, La.--(Doc. 131.)