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the Legislature on the 6th day of May, to take such action as may be necessary for the general welfare.--(Doc. 94.) The Navy Department at Washington signified its approbation of the loyalty, spirit, and good conduct of William Conway, an aged seaman, doing duty as Quartermaster in the Warrington Navy Yard, Florida, at the time of its surrender, in promptly and indignantly refusing to obey, when ordered by Lieutenant F. B. Renshaw to haul down the national flag.--National Intelligencer, May 3. There was an immense Union meeting at Detroit, Michigan. General Cass presided and delivered a short but effective speech.--(Doc. 95.) Two thousand federal troops are stationed at Cairo, Illinois. Of these, says the Charleston Courier of the 30th April, fully three hundred are supposed to be negroes, and the remainder have been picked up from the gutters of Chicago, and among the Dutch. A force of one thousand firm-hearted Southern men would drive them from the place, if the att
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 GoverMay 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.) The New Jersey Legislature met, and Gov. Olden delivered his Message, recommending a loan of $2,000,000 for war purposes, and a State tax of $100,000 per annum; the thorou
the field officers appointed in harmony with the wishes of the regiment and the dignity of the State, and their services placed at the disposal of the General Government. These arms, which are the very latest improvements, with the saber bayonets, would sell in market to-day for over $50,000 in cash. Col. Colt is now actively engaged in enlisting a full regiment for the war, and also furnishing officers to drill and perfect the men in the use of the weapons at his own expense. --The World, May 3. General Harney, in a letter to Col. Fallon of St. Louis, gives an account of his arrest and subsequent release by the authorities of Virginia; declares that he will serve under no other banner than the one he has followed for forty years; denies the right of secession, and implores his fellow-citizens of Missouri not to be seduced by designing men to become the instruments of their mad ambition, and plunge the State into revolution.--(Doc. 125.) The Albany (N. Y.) Burgesses Corps
y have been on duty for several days past.--National Intelligencer, May 3. Governor Andrew, the Mayors of Lowell and Lawrence, and otherewhat swollen, and gave evidence of rough usage.--Boston Traveller, May 3. The mouth of James River, and Hampton roads are under strict used great surprise, and elicited universal praise.--N. Y. Tribune, May 3. The adjourned meeting of merchants to take into consideration revenue resigned to forward the patriotic undertaking.--The World, May 3. Judge Campbell of the United States Supreme Court, who residefeels bound to adhere to the fortunes of his State.--N. Y. Tribune, May 3. The Marine Artillery of Rhode Island (flying artillery) arrivee hearty cheers as they passed in review.--National Intelligencer, May 3. The New Orleans Picayune, of to-day, says: We heard but recenhey are quartered, sung Our flag still waves. --N. Y. Evening Post, May 3. The religious press presents a singular and varied view of th
May 3. The American flag was elevated above the roof of the University at New York, by Captain Jones, late of Harper's Ferry, amid the enthusiastic cheers of a large collection of people. Dr. Bethune made some remarks, taking occasion to make a fitting allusion to Major Anderson and Fort Sumter, which were received with repeated and enthusiastic cheering. Ile had looked over ancient history for a parallel to this deed of valor, but found none. The bravery shown by the three hundred Spartans at the Pass of Thermopyle was well known; but there still was one coward among them. There was no coward among the men at Sumter. He had been present at a conversation with the gallant defender of the fort, when a gentleman remarked he regretted that the major had not blown up the fort, to which Major Anderson replied that it was better as it was. The ruined battlements and battle-scarred walls of Fort Sumter would be an everlasting shame and disgrace to the South Carolinians. At the
June 15. Privateer No. 1--of the Confederate States--(the Savannah) captured May 3d, by U. S. brig Perry, arrived in the port of New York.--(Doc. 251.) The obstructions of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Point of Rocks, Md., were removed, and the road was re-opened to Harper's Ferry for the first time this morning since the occupation and obstruction of the road by the secessionists. The immense boulder, weighing about one hundred tons, thrown from the Point of Rocks upon the road by the Confederate troops, was removed last night by blasting, and the track now passes over its crushed fragments, which served to fill up the depression in the bed of the road, caused by its fall. An immense mass of the rock projects into the canal, leaving sufficient space, however, for the passage of the canal boats. The culverts which were attempted to have been blown up are now fully repaired, the solid character of the work rendering the attempted destruction but partial in extent.--B
al was because the public interests would not permit it. The officers required to hold the court, and who would be called as witnesses, perhaps on both sides, were in the field, in the midst of active operations. The President stated, in conclusion, that it was his purpose to give the General a fair trial as soon as it could be done in justice to the service. Col. Davidson, of the Third Mississippi regiment, who was captured at Fort Donelson, died at Fort Warren this day.--Boston Post, May 3. An expedition with the gunboat Hale was made this day, to capture a battery on Grim ball's plantation, near the junction of Dawho-powpow and South-Edisto River, S. C. The rebels opened on the tale when within one thousand eight hundred yards, and continued their fire as she wound her way to engage them at close quarters ; but when the Hale reached the last bend, and was making a straight course for the battery, the rebels fled in haste. Lieut. Gillis landed with a party of men to dest
the prisoners, released them on parole.--Shelbyville News (Tenn.), May 8. Yesterday General O. M. Mitchel occupied Huntsville, Alabama, after a lively engagement with seven thousand of the rebel infantry and cavalry.--National Intelligencer, May 3. Intelligence was received of a battle at Poralto, Texas, on the fifteenth of April, between the National forces, under General Canby, and a party of Texans who had fortified themselves at that place. The rebels were defeated. General Canbcasualties were private Sanders, company C, killed, and three officers, and the same number of privates wounded.--Newbern Progress. Yesterday the Union siege-batteries opened their fire against the rebel works at Yorktown, Va.--N. Y. Herald, May 3. A fight took place at Clark's Hollow, Va., between company C, of the Twenty-third Ohio infantry, under the command of Captain J. W. Stiles, and a party of rebel bushwhackers belonging to the band of the notorious Capt. Foley, resulting in t
May 3. The rebel steamer Bermuda, laden with arms and munitions of war, was taken into Philadelphia.--Philadelphia Inquirer, May 4. The Nashville Union of to-day contains a call, signed by one hundred and fifty influential citizens, assigning Monday, May fourth, for a meeting to take measures to restore the former relations of Tennessee with the Federal Union. General Paine's division of the Union army of the south-west, sent out by General Pope to reconnoitre, found the enemy near Farmington, Mississippi, about four thousand five hundred in number, and in a strong position. General Paine, after a sharp skirmish, drove them from their position, and captured their camp.--(Doc. 4.) At Liverpool, England, Captain William Wilson, of the ship Emily St. Pierre, was presented by the merchants and mercantile marine officers of that place, with a testimonial for his gallantry on the twenty-first of March, in recapturing his ship, which was seized by the United States gun
May 3. A force of Union troops, numbering about one thousand five hundred men, which left Nashville, Tenn., on the eleventh ultimo, under the command of Colonel A. D. Streight, on a raid into Alabama and Georgia, was this day captured in the vicinity of Gadsden, Ala., after successfully resisting the enemy in a series of skirmishes along his march, by a body of rebel troops, under the command of General Forrest.--(Doc. 173.) The battle of Chancellorsville, Va., was renewed at daylight this morning, and, after severe fighting until noon, the Nationals were obliged to fall back from their position, when hostilities, in a great measure, ceased for the day.--(Doc. 183.) The Catholic Bishop of Iowa, in a sermon at Dubuque, pointedly denounced the Knights of the Golden Circle, stating that he would give the members of the church who had joined the organization, two weeks to leave it, and then, if they still continued in it, they might consider themselves excommunicated.--Th