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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 23: the War in Missouri.-doings of the Confederate Congress. --Affairs in Baltimore.--Piracies. (search)
ficers of the police department. He assured the citizens that whenever a loyal man among them should be named for the performance of the duty of chief of police, the military would at once yield to the civil authority. Colonel Kenly was well known and highly respected as an influential citizen and thorough loyalist; and he entered upon the important duties of his office with promptness and energy. The Police Commissioners These Commissioners were Charles Howard, President, and William H. Gatchell, Charles D. Hincks, and John W. Davis, with George W. Brown, the Mayor, who was ex-officio a member of the Board. had met as. First Maryland Regiment. soon as Banks's proclamation appeared, and protested against his act as illegal, and declared that the suspension of their functions suspended at the same time the operations of the police laws, and put the subordinate officers and men off duty. This declaration filled the citizens with the liveliest excitement, caused by indignatio
t constituted a poor excuse for depriving a citizen of his liberty without legal warrant and without proof. But this was only the beginning of unbridled despotism and a reign of terror. The mayor and police commissioners, Charles Howard, William H. Gatchell, and John W. Davis, held a meeting, and after preparing a protest against the suspension of their functions in the appointment of a provost marshal, resolved that, while they would do nothing to obstruct the execution of such measures as M orders issued from the headquarters at Washington for the preservation of the public peace in this department, I have arrested, and do detain in custody of the United States, the late members of the Board of Police—Messrs. Charles Howard, William H. Gatchell, Charles D. Hinks, and John W. Davis. If the object had been to preserve order by any proper and legitimate method, the effective means would palpably have been to rely upon men whose influence was known to be great, and whose integrity w
g Fort Sumter, 233-34, 243, 244. Franklin, Benjamin. Remarks on sovereignty, 122. Free press (Detroit). Remarks on coercion, 221. Free-soil party (See Republican Party). Fremont, Gen. John C., 32, 369. Friends, Society of, 2. Frost, Gen. D. M., 356-57. Fugitives, rendition laws, 12-13, 37, 68-69. G Gage, General, 100-101. Gaillard, John, 9. Gardner, Captain, 326-327. Colonel, 306, 326. Garnett, Gen., Robert, 293-94, 319, 321, 374. Gatchell, William H., 290-91. Georgia. Slavery question, 1, 2. Instructions to delegates to Constitutional convention, 79. Ratification of Constitution, 92. Ordinance of secession, 189. Germantown (ship), 285. Gerry, Elbridge, 86, 117. Gorgas, Gen. J., 409. Chief of ordnance for Confederacy, 269. Extract from monograph on development of ordnance supply, 412-13. Grant, Gen. Ulysses S., 345-46, 347. Greeley, Horace, 219, 252. Green, James S., 53. Grimes, 58. H Hal
Advices from the East, state that there has been a flood of rain at Mecca. Three hundred lives were lost, and one-third of the city destroyed. The great sacred mosque, Haram Esh Sherif, was flooded; the Holy Black Stone submerged, and the great library almost destroyed. The following political prisoners in Fort Warren have declined accepting their liberty except on "unconditional" terms, viz: Wm. G. Harrison, Wm. H. Winder, H. M. Warfield, and Wm. H. Gatchell. They are all four Baltimoreans. Two Federal gunboats made their appearance at Eastport, Miss., seven miles from Luks, on the Tennessee river, a few days since, but returned without doing any damage. Mr. Dafottaine, the well known "Persons" of the Charleston Courier, is lecturing in Georgia, on "Incidents of the war upon the Polemist."