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ste of Government powder. We arrived at Charleston about midnight of the eleventh, and were delayed there by order of Col. Guthrie, commanding that post, until seven o'clock of the next morning. Colonel Guthrie accompanied us from Charleston, and wColonel Guthrie accompanied us from Charleston, and we proceeded to Winfield, which is twenty miles further down the Kanawha, where we arrived about nine A. M. Here we were joined by two companies of the Fourth Virginia, who had been sent up from Point Pleasant. While the men were getting breakfast, Col. Guthrie took a small detachment of men across to the Red House, and captured the goods in a store belonging to one of the rebel cavalry who had fired upon the boat. At eleven o'clock information was received that the enemy, in force about eigClark, encountered the mounted scouts of the enemy, who fled in hot haste toward their camp. Here let me remark, that Col. Guthrie had sent out from Charleston two companies of the Fourth Virginia regiment, who were to approach from another directio
Doc. 95. Colonel Guthrie's proclamation at Charleston, Va., October 17, 1861. As commander of this post, and a friend of the Union, the Constitution, and the laws made in pursuance of them, and particularly as a friend of the citizens of Charleston, with whom I have lived for more than two months, and anxious only to promote your hapiness, security, and liberty, in obedience and harmony with law, and apprehending that you may have conceived that a permanent military authority is intepower of those who design the overthrow of your liberties, and the destruction of your property. Organize, then, immediately, and assert the supremacy and sufficiency of the civil law. Therefore, I earnestly solicit the citizens of Charleston to meet at the Court House on Saturday, October 19, at three o'clock P. M., to take necessary steps for said organization. And may God crown your efforts to restore law and order to our bleeding and beloved country. J. V. Guthrie. Colonel Commanding.