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ll the hopes of humanity, civilization, and Christianity were bound up in the present contest. Resolutions in support of the policy of the National Government were offered by William C. Williamson, and enthusiastically adopted. Letters from Robert C. Wintrop, General Butler, and others were also read. Both in the Hall and the vast outside gathering the most enthusiastic patriotism was evinced by the dense masses. Such a demonstration Massachusetts has not seen since the days of the Revolution.--(Doc. 41.) Another fiendish attempt to destroy the lives of the National soldiers was made a day or two since on the North Missouri Railroad. The timbers of a bridge near Sturgeon were partially burned, in expectation that a train laden with troops would be precipitated into the creek below, but the design of the villains being known, the train stopped at Mexico, and the troops encamped at that place, where they remained until the bridge was repaired.--Louisville Journal, September 13.
r command of Colonel Cowdin, two companies of General Sickles' New York Brigade, and two companies of Colonel Young's Kentucky Cavalry, passed through Upper Marlboro, Md., and crossed the Patuxent into Anne Arundel County.--Baltimore American, September 13. With the view to promoting the health and comfort of the troops in and near St. Louis, Gen. Fremont appointed a Sanitary Committee of five gentlemen who shall serve voluntarily and be rewarded at the pleasure of the General. The object rnished by Government regulations. The committee is not intended to interfere with the medical staff or other officers of the army, but to cooperate with them and aid them in the discharge of their present arduous duties.--Louisville Journal, September 13. The President issued a letter to Gen. Fremont, stating that the General's late proclamation relating to the emancipation of the slaves of rebel owners must be interpreted in conformity with the recent act of Congress bearing on the quest
ouisville, Ky., seized a large number of the concealed arms recently in possession of the State Guard.--N. Y. Tribune, September 13. General Buckner, at Russellville, Kentucky, issued an address to the people of that State, calling upon them to ouse, New York, with a view to organize some plan to advance the movement for the abolition of slavery. --N. Y. Times, September 13. The following despatch was received to-night at the Headquarters of the Army at Washington, D. C.: St. Louo inquire into the loyalty to the Union of the members of that department of the city government.--Louisville Journal, September 13. An order was issued prohibiting the carrying of the Baltimore Exchange in the United States mails. It is the wos issued prohibiting the carrying of the Baltimore Exchange in the United States mails. It is the worst secession sheet in America, and ought to have been stopped long before the Journal of Commerce and News were touched.--N. Y. World, September 13.
September 13. In Western Virginia the rebels commenced to advance yesterday morning on both pikes toward Elkwater and Cheat Mountain summit. They succeeded in surrounding the fort on the summit and cut the telegraph wire. They continued to advance on Elkwater until within two miles of the National troops, when a few shells from Loomis's battery dispersed them. Skirmishing was kept up all night, and this morning two regiments were sent to cut their way through to the summit. They succeHansom, Thomas and John C. Brune, members of the Legislature from Baltimore City; also Thomas J. Hall, Jr., editor of the Baltimore South. All the arrests were made pursuant to orders from the United States War Department.--N. Y. Evening Post, September 13. The rebels appeared to-day in large numbers in Shepherdstown, Virginia, and commenced firing on the Unionists on the Maryland side of the Potomac. Several cannon were brought out. When the Unionists, under command of Colonel Anderson,
place. Captain Fiery, rallied a small force, and, pursuing the rebels, succeeded in capturing three prisoners and a number of horses.--Wheeling Intelligencer, September 13. Maysville, Ky., was occupied by the rebel forces under Brig.-Gen. R. M. Gano, of General E. Kirby Smith's division of the rebel army.-Maysville Eagle, SeSeptember 13. In compliance with orders from the Secretary of War, Gen. Schofield ordered the Provost-Marshal-General for the district of Missouri to proceed without delay to carry into effect the confiscation act, so far as the provisions of said act were subject to be carried into effect by the military authorities of the Uni suffered in common with the Union residents, the rebels stating that they had been deceived relative to the secession feeling in Maryland.--Baltimore Clipper, September 13. New-Market, Md., was occupied by the National forces. The Union forces stationed at Gauley, Va., under the command of Colonel Lightburn, having been
September 13. The military excitement in Philadelphia, Pa., continued. A large number of armed citizens were leaving for Harrisburgh.--The Mayor of Harrisburgh issued a proclamation, forbidding the citizens to leave town under penalty of arrest. The rebel chief Porter, with about five hundred guerrillas, made a descent on Palmyra, Mo., this morning and released forty rebel prisoners. He held the town for a while, but withdrew when he heard an engine from Hannibal whistle. He did no damage whatever.--A force of rebel troops, under the command of Gen. Loring, took possession of the Kanawha salt-works, near Charleston, Va.--Richmond Dispatch, Sept. 20. The rebels continued the attack upon the Union forces on Maryland Heights, who held the place until three o'clock, when an order was received to spike the guns and remove down the valley to Harper's Ferry.
September 13. A portion of rebel guerrillas belonging to the band of the Chief Biffles, amounting in number to over one hundred and ten, was surrounded by a detachment of Missouri cavalry and a company of mounted infantry from Paducah, Ky., near Paris, Tenn., and six of them killed, twenty-one wounded, and the rest captured.--the Clyde-built side-wheel steamer Jupiter, a noted blockade-runner, one hundred and eighty-four feet long, nineteen feet beam, formerly a passenger-boat on the Clyde, was captured by the United States steamer Cimarron, at halfpast three o'clock this morning, in attempting to run the blockade into Savannah, by the way of Warsaw Sound. She had for passengers four officers of the Royal Navy, an agent of the Confederacy named Weaver, and a commercial agent. Also Nassau and Savannah pilots.--A cavalry fight took place near Culpeper Court-House, Va., between the Nationals, under General Kilpatrick, and the rebels, under General Lomas and Colonel Beale, of the