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stor of the first church in the colony. The grandfather of Governor Andrew was a silversmith in Salem, who removed to Windham, where he died. His son Jonathan was born in Salem, and lived there untSalem, and lived there until manhood, when he also removed to Windham. There he married Miss Nancy G. Pierce, formerly preceptress of Fryeburg Academy, where Daniel Webster was once a teacher. These were the parents of GoveMarch, 1861. Oliver Warner, of Northampton, was elected Secretary of State; Henry K. Oliver, of Salem, Treasurer and Receiver-General; Dwight Foster, of Worcester, Attorney-General; and Levi Reed, owho afterwards became Governor Andrew's private military secretary,—Colonel Albert G. Browne, of Salem,—and who served him during the entire war; and who, for ability as a ready writer, truthfulness,he same purposes, in Charlestown, Lexington, Concord, Waltham, Roxbury, Marblehead, Newburyport, Salem, Groton, Lynn, Worcester, Greenfield, Northampton, Fall River, and Lowell. By command of His
rblehead, lieutenants. Company I, Light Infantry, Salem. Officers: Arthur F. Devereux, of Salem, captain; GeSalem, captain; George F. Austin, Ethan A. P. Brewster, and George D. Putnam, all of Salem, lieutenants. This company belongedSalem, lieutenants. This company belonged to the Seventh Regiment, but was ordered, on the evening of the 17th of April, to join the Eighth, and, at tented at Faneuil Hall with full ranks. Before leaving Salem, it was addressed by the Mayor and other prominent ce companies:— Company A, Mechanic Light Infantry, Salem. George H. Pierson, of Salem, captain; Edward H. StSalem, captain; Edward H. Staten and Lewis E. Wentworth, of Salem, lieutenants. Company B, Richardson Light Guard, South Reading. John Salem, lieutenants. Company B, Richardson Light Guard, South Reading. John W. Locke, of South Reading, captain; Henry D. Degen, Charles H. Shepard, James D. Draper, and George Abbott, al of Concord, lieutenants. Company H, City Guards, Salem. Officers: Henry F. Danforth, of Salem, captain; KirSalem, captain; Kirk Stark, William F. Sumner, George H. Wiley, and John E. Stone, all of South Danvers, lieutenants. Company I
Avenue Hotel to-night, to take steamer Persia for Liverpool on Wednesday. Writes to General Butler, that the citizens of Salem have appointed Dr. Lincoln R. Stone to attend to the wants of the companies that have marched from that city, and that he them. We want them for use here, for the protection of this city. Telegraph the price. General George H. Devereux, of Salem, writes, I earnestly hope that the General Government will go into this contest with the olive branch frankly and cordialht against my country. I am ready now to fight the traitors of my country, and battle for freedom. Edward S. Waters, of Salem, suggests the organization of an engineer corps, to repair the bridges between Philadelphia and Washington. George Gregg and ammunition from the United-States Arsenal at Watertown, to the State Arsenal at Cambridge. Rev. George D. Wilde, of Salem, sends a roll of forty men for field-hospital corps, to be sent to the front; and each pledges himself to submit to all t
28th of August, 1861. Captain Arthur F. Devereux, of Salem, who commanded a company in the Eighth Regiment in te, Major Revere, and Adjutant Charles L. Peirson, of Salem, were taken prisoners, and confined in a cell as hosiment. The lieutenant-colonel was Henry Merritt, of Salem, who was killed in battle in North Carolina, March 1he first company, under command of John Saunders, of Salem, was not attached to any regiment. It left the Statlight artillery in the Second Division of Militia at Salem, commanded by Captain Charles H. Manning. When recr 21, 1861. Its officers were Charles H. Manning, of Salem, captain: Frederick W. Reinhardt, Boston, and Josephlieutenants: Henry Davidson and George W. Taylor, of Salem, second lieutenants. The Fifth Light Battery wasA. Dillingham, New Bedford, and Charles A. Phillips, Salem, second lieutenants. This battery was the only onOctober of the same year. Albert G. Browne, Jr., of Salem, was appointed, on the twenty-seventh day of May, 18
him at Baltimore for the rebels, and says, It will find a place among the other souvenirs of the war in Massachusetts. At present, it finds a place over the portrait in the Council Chamber of Rev. Mr. Higginson, one of the earliest clergymen of Salem, whose ghost must be astonished at the strange incongruity. On the same day, he writes to Colonel Palfrey, of the Twentieth, Please write to me at once the facts concerning the young man now under arrest for sleeping on his post, as you understatical way. This amendment was carried, and a committee appointed, which subsequently reported, for Lieutenant-Governor, Edward Dickinson, of Amherst; for Secretary of State, Richard Frothingham, of Charlestown; for Treasurer, Henry K. Oliver, of Salem; for Auditor, Levi Reed, of Abington; and for Attorney-General, Dwight Foster, of Worcester. Mr. Dickinson had been, in former years, a Whig; in later years, he was what was called a Conservative. He never had joined the Republican party. Mr.
d A. B. Johnson, secretary. This society appointed Miss Lander, of Salem, to distribute proper articles for the sick and wounded. Before thed by the Massachusetts ladies then in Washington. Miss Lander, of Salem, sister of the late General Frederick W. Lander, was a leader in thccompanying him. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the city of Salem, the place of General Lander's nativity, have received with much seernment of the Commonwealth, and on the part of the municipality of Salem, in the presence of many thousands of his fellow-citizens, and witha letter addressed by him to Mr. Francis H. Fletcher, Pratt Street, Salem, in which he says,— No official information has been receivedts remained on duty until July 1. The Second Company of Cadets, of Salem, commanded by Captain John L. Marks, was mustered in May 26, for gastered out Oct. 11. The company raised by Captain E. H. Staten, of Salem, was also mustered in for garrison duty, and remained on duty until
hould take hold with heart and will. You will receive two dollars for every man you recruit. This letter is all the authority you require. To Moody D. Cook, Newburyport,— Recruit every man you can; take him to the mustering officer in Salem, and take a receipt for him. After he is mustered into the United States service, you shall receive two dollars for each man. The officer will furnish transportation to Lynnfield. Work, work; for we want men badly. To Moses P. Towne, Topsfie, on the first ballot. This completed the ticket, which was as follows: For Governor, John A. Andrew, of Boston; Lieutenant-Governor, Joel Hayden, of Williamsburg; Secretary of State, Oliver Warner, of Northampton; Treasurer, Henry K. Oliver, of Salem; Auditor, Levi Reed, of Abington; AttorneyGen-eral, Dwight Foster, of Worcester. The Democratic party proper did not hold a convention to nominate candidates for State officers this year; but a convention was held in Faneuil Hall on the 7th of
lonel Frank E. Howe, in New York, to recommend to the consideration of General Ullman, who was authorized to raise a colored brigade in the South, James Miller, of Salem, as a proper person to receive a commission. He was then serving in our Fiftieth Regiment, in the Department of the Gulf. Mr. Miller, he says, is the eldest grandand probably exert myself to send them back as much as any one; but this man is not a deserter, and should not be so regarded. March 3.—To William D. Northend, Salem:— You ask if an inhabitant of Salem goes directly to Virginia, and there enlists, and is mustered into the service of the United States in the Massachusetts Salem goes directly to Virginia, and there enlists, and is mustered into the service of the United States in the Massachusetts Second Regiment, can he be considered a part of the quota of Massachusetts, so that his family can receive the State aid? I answer, most unequivocally, yes. Brigadier-General Humphries, U. S. A., Army of the Potomac, wished Governor Andrew to commission Mr. Edward C. Rice, of Framingham, that he might appoint him on his staff.
s of heavy artillery, which I am raising here for coast defence, at the city of Salem; and it may be a convenience for them to have official authority to occupy the le position. It is on what is called Winter Island, and commands the harbor of Salem. It had no guns, and was precisely in the position named by the Governor. He November. It has seven 32-pounder guns with casemate carriages. Fort Lee, at Salem, is almost finished. Four 8-inch Columbiads will be mounted there this month. Forts Pickering (Salem) and Sewell (Marblehead) will not be ready for their armament for several weeks. It is not likely that any thing heavier than 24 or 32-poundaptain J. M. Richardson, reported on the 6th inst. 42 enlisted men. They are at Salem. The aggregate of enlisted men and commissioned officers in the Fort Warren ilence; and, if I am, I'll speak, so help me, God. Dr. George B. Loring, of Salem, was the next speaker. His name having been received with some dissatisfactio
ure of ordnance, in the building or equipping iron-clad or other steamers, or the erection of iron-clad or other fortifications, or in such other measures as the public exigencies might require. The inhabitants of any town on the coast were further authorized, with the approval of the Governor and Council, to raise money, and expend it in defending their town against the public enemies of the United States. Under this act, fortifications were erected at Newburyport, Marblehead, Plymouth, Salem, New Bedford, and Gloucester. The forts in Boston Harbor were connected with each other and with the city by a magnetic telegraph; a complete and most ingenious system of harbor obstructions was devised for the harbor of Boston; and all the workings, drawings, and bills of materials prepared which would admit of the system being applied at a moment's warning. The great want, however, was still of the largest gun; and the result of all inquiries was, that no more could possibly be obtained
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