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y Fifth regiment of Volunteers, fully equipped and numbering nearly a full complement of men, with wagons and horses, left Trenton this afternoon at three o'clock, and arrived safely in Philadelphia, en route for the seat of war.--N. Y. Herald, August 30. A monster meeting of the friends of the Sixty-ninth regiment, took place in New York in aid of a fund for the widows and orphans of those who have died in the ranks. Upward of fifty thousand people were present, and Mr. Thomas Francis Mecharged. Gen. Pelham refused to take the oath, and is still confined in the guard-house. Col. Canby, by proclamation, had suspended the writ of habeas corpus in New Mexico. Fort Stanton had been abandoned by the United States forces, and the fort afterward fired by order of Col. Canby.--National Intelligencer, September 2. At Middletown, New Jersey, a party of peace men attempted to hold a meeting, but were prevented by the presence of a large body of Unionists.--N. Y. Herald, August 30.
August 30. General Fremont, at St. Louis, issued a proclamation declaring martial law throughout the State of Missouri; the disorganized condition of the State Government rendering it both proper and necessary that he should assume the administrative powers of the State. The lines of the army of occupation were declared to extend from Leavenworth, by way of the posts of Jefferson City, Rolla, and Ironton, to Cape Girardeau on the Mississippi River; and all persons who might be taken, wi The arms were taken charge of, and placed in the keeping of the proper authorities.--Baltimore Clipper, August 31. Massachusetts has again maintained her reputation for patriotic promptness. A week ago to-day Mr. Cameron's call appeared, asking for more men straightway; and now six regiments, which were in Massachusetts last Monday, and nearly, if not quite, all of them unprepared to march, are either on the line of the Potomac, or are on their way there.--Providence Journal, August 30.
e Fourteenth Indiana, and Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth Ohio regiments, dispersed three Tennessee regiments under General Anderson to-day, on the west side of Cheat Mountain, Va, completely routing them, killing eighty and obtaining most of their equipments. The National loss was eight killed.--N. Y. Herald, Sept. 17. Two slaves, the property of Thomas L. Snead, a secessionist of St. Louis, Missouri, were manumitted this day in accordance with the proclamation of General Fremont of August 30th.--(Doc. 46.) A Resoltution passed the Board of Aldermen of Louisville, Ky., providing for the appointment of a committee from both boards of the General Council with instructions to 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 worst secession sheet in America, and ought to have been sto
d a gentleman, extravagance and waste of the public moneys, and despotic and tyrannical conduct. Among the specifications are the alleged failure of Fremont to repair to St. Louis and enter upon his duties — his neglecting to reinforce Lyon, Becken, and Mulligan — his suffering Brigadier-General Hurlburt, a common drunkard, to continue in command — his refusing to see people who sought his presence on matters of urgent business — his violation of Presidential orders in the matter of his 30th of August proclamation — his encouragement of officers to hold meetings, and write letters for publication in praise of himself and in denunciation of all who differ from him — his persistency in keeping disreputable persons in his employ, and his unjust suppression of the St. Louis Evening News. Colonel De Villiers, the military instructor of Colonel Ellsworth, who was taken prisoner in Western Virginia, and made his escape from Richmond in disguise, was made a Brigadier-General.--Balti
August 30. To-day three battles were fought in the vicinity of Richmond, Ky., between the Union forces, under Gen. Manson, and a numerically superior body of rebel troops, under Gen. E. Kirby Smith, resulting on each occasion in a defeat of the Nationals. The Unionists fought the third battle under the command of Gen. Nelson, but it ended in their retreat.--(Doc. 107.) The United States War Department issued the following order: Gen. Burnside commands his own corps, except those that have been temporarily detached and assigned to General Pope. General McClellan commands that portion of the army of the Potomac that has not been sent forward to Gen. Pope's command. General Pope commands the army of Virginia, and all the forces temporarily attached to it. All the forces are under the command of Major-Gen. Halleck, General-in-Chief. A severe fight took place at Bolivar, Tenn., between a body of Union troops, under the command of Col. Leggett, Seventy-eighth Ohio, and a
August 30. Lieut.-Colonel Clark, with the Ninth Kansas cavalry, returned to Kansas City, from the pursuit of Quantrell, through Jackson, Cass, and Johnson Counties, Missouri, having killed, during his expedition, forty of the perpetrators of the Lawrence massacre.