eported that he contributed largely in aid of the revolutionists; and that, among other things for their use, he manufactured five thousand pikes in his iron-works.
He was arrested on a charge of treason, but the lenient Government released him. the inventor.
Butler had promised Colonel Jones, of the Sixth, which had fought its way through Baltimore on the 19th of April, that his regiment should again march through that city, and now it was invited to that duty.
Toward the evening of the 13th, the entire Sixth Massachusetts Regiment, and a part of the New York Eighth, with the Boston Light Artillerymen and two field-pieces — about one thousand men in all — and horses belonging to the General and his staff, were on a train of cars headed toward Harper's Ferry.
Before this train was a short one, bearing fifty men, who were ordered up to Frederick to arrest Winans.
When these trains moved up along the margin of the Patapsco Valley, a spy of the Baltimore conspirators started for th