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Extra session of the U. S. Senate. Washington, March 19. --Mr. Douglas' resolutions were up. Mr. Clingman, of N. C., argued that the Inaugural meant war, and that war was the real purpose of the Administration. Within the last three days he had information of heavy guns and large reinforcements going South to take possession of forts in North Carolina, Virginia, and elsewhere. Messrs. Hale, Chandler and Simmons replied. After an Executive session, the Senate Adjourned.
The Daily Dispatch: May 13, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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Northern Congress. In the Senate, on Friday last, George T. Brown was elected Sergeant-at-Arms. Mr. Chandler gave notice that he should on Saturday, introduce a bill to confiscate the property of all Governors of States, members of Legislatures, judges of courts, and all military officers above the rank of lieutenant, who shall take up arms against the Government of the United States, or aid and abet treason against the Government; and that all such individuals be forever disqualified from holding any office of honor, or enrollment, or trust in the Government, such property to be applied to restore to Union men in rebel States any losses they may have suffered. In the House, ex-Congressman Bull, of Ohio, was elected Sergeant-at-Arms; Hiram E. Goodenow, of New York, Doorkeeper; T. H. Stockton, Chaplain, and Wm. S. King, of Minnesota, Postmaster. Mr. Richardson, of Illinois, offered a resolution that the name of Stirling Morton be substituted for that of Samuel B. Da
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A man named John Hilton, who had been using incendiary language, was arrested in Davidson county, N. C., the other day, after a furious resistance. A Yankee shoemaker, named Chandler, has been arrested in the same county, where there seems to be a nest of traitors. The Baltimore Patriot, a rampant Black Republican journal, has given up the ghost. It couldn't stand the climate. Edward A. Roberts, a prominent citizen of Albany, Ga, died on the 20th ult.
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The batteries on the Potomac--Federal steamer fired upon. We have gathered some interesting intelligence from members of Capt. Chandler's corps of Artillery, from old Caroline, who were detached from their company at No. 2 Battery on the Potomac, and sent to Evansport for temporary service at one of the guns. With regard to the condition of affairs at the latter point, it may be safe to say that the river is virtually blockaded. On the morning of the 15th inst. the Federal steamer Pocahontas passed down the river, firing two shots, which were not returned, but preparation was made at once to give a warm salutation to the next passer-by. About an hour afterwards a large three-masted steamer supposed to be the Seminole, hove in sight, when our batteries opened with telling effect, and she was struck some five or six times. The next morning the hated Pawnee sought to run the blockade, and succeeded; but soon called for the assistance of two tugs, by which she was attended as far