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ieut., F. McCafferty; Second Lieut., M. 0. Driscoll; Third Lieut., T. O'Niel; Fourth Lieut.,--Melvin.--Times, April 22. A Mass meeting of citizens, numbering many thousands, was held in Boston, Mass., this forenoon, and was addressed by Fletcher Webster, Charles L. Woodbury, and many distinguished citizens. The meeting was to raise a regiment for Fletcher Webster, and was completely successful. The most intense enthusiasrn prevailed among the crowd. The meeting continued till nearly nighFletcher Webster, and was completely successful. The most intense enthusiasrn prevailed among the crowd. The meeting continued till nearly night. It was a remarkable expression of the entire voice of our people.--N. Y. Tribune, April 22. The First Regiment of Rhode Island Volunteers passed through New York, on their way to the South. Governor Sprague accompanies these troops, as commander in chief of the Rhode Island forces. I-s staff consists of Colonels Frieze, Goddard, Arnold, Capt. A. W. Chapin, Assistant Adjutant-General.--(Doc. 80.) The Sixth, Twelfth, and Seventy-first Regiments, New York State Militia, left New Yor
request. Among the first to go to the defence of their country's honor, the gallant Sixth will be the last to leave the post of danger or of duty while their country needs their aid. All honor to them!--National Intelligencer, July 26. The First Regiment of the Excelsior Brigade, N. Y. S. V., under the command of Col. Daniel E. Sickles, left Staten Island, N. Y., for the seat of war.--N. Y. Times, July 23. The Twelfth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers under the command of Colonel Fletcher Webster, left Boston to-night for the seat of war. The streets along their line of march were densely thronged. It was the occasion of the greatest demonstration since the reception of Daniel Webster, in 1852.--Boston Transcript, July 24. The Twenty-Third Regiment of Pennsylvania State Militia returned to Philadelphia from the seat of war, their term of enlistment having expired on the 21st. The regiment is composed entirely of citizens of Philadelphia.--Philadelphia Press, July 24.
lly with us. A severe skirmish took place a few miles from Grafton, Va., on the Fairmount and Webster road. Information having been received that a regularly organized body of rebels, living in the county, were lodged within a few miles of Webster, General Kelly sent Captain Dayton, of Company A, Fourth Virginia Regiment, with fifty men, from Webster to disarm them. After scouting nearly twenty-four hours he came suddenly on them, and after an hour's severe fighting, succeeded in killingWebster to disarm them. After scouting nearly twenty-four hours he came suddenly on them, and after an hour's severe fighting, succeeded in killing twenty-one and putting the others to flight, without loss to his command. The rebels numbered 200, and were composed of the worst characters of the county, led on by Zack Cochrane, sheriff under Gov. Letcher.--Ohio Statesman, August 16. The banks of New York, Philadelphia, and Boston agreed to take fifty millions of the Government loan, they to be the sole recipients of the Treasury notes. William Gray, Franklin Haven, and J. Amory Davis were chosen a committee by the Boston bank dire
. The great events of his administration were the vetoing of the United States Bank Bill, and the making of preparations for admitting Texas--a measure which was brought about shortly after his retirement, in 1845. Since that date Mr. Tyler lived on his plantation, near the village of Hampton, Va. The commotions of last winter brought him out of obscurity, when he acted the part of a peace-maker for some time, previous to his allying himself with the rebel faction.--N. Y. Commercial, January 21. Captain Phelps, with the gunboat Conestoga, made a reconnaissance, from Cairo, Ill., up the Tennessee River to-day, and shelled a point just below Fort Henry, where a masked battery was supposed to be, but did not succeed in drawing its fire. Captains Murdock and Webster returned to Cairo last night, from an expedition to Bloomfield, Mo. It was a complete success. They captured forty of the rebels, among them one lieutenant-colonel, two surgeons, one adjutant and three captains.
morning, with four prize vessels — the schooners Hartford, Bride, Whig and Two Brothers — all captured in Wicomico River, between the mouths of the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers, Va. They had all been landing coffee, salt, flour, flannel and whiskey for the rebels.--New York Herald, April 13. Near Monterey, Va., the rebels about one thousand strong, with cavalry companies and two pieces of artillery, attacked the National pickets this morning about ten o'clock, and drove them some two miles. Gen. Milroy sent out reenforcements consisting of two companies of the Seventy-fifth Ohio, two companies of the Second Virginia, two companies of the Thirty-second Ohio, one gun of Capt. Hyman's battery, and one company of cavalry, all under Major Webster. The skirmishing was brisk for a short time, but the rebels were put to flight with considerable loss. The casualties on the National side were tree men of the Seventy-fifth badly wounded. The men behaved nobly.--Gen. Milroy's Despa