destroyed a quantity of arms.
General Duryea, at Catlett's Station, becoming alarmed on hearing of the withdrawal of Geary, took his three New York regiments, leaving a Pennsylvania one behind, hastened back to Centreville, and telegraphed to Washington for aid. He left a large quantity of army stores.
The alarm spread to Washington, and the Secretary of War, Stanton, issued a call to the governors of the loyal states for militia to defend that city.
The following is the dispatch sent to tdescribable panic in the cities of the Northern states on Sunday the 25th, and two or three days afterward.
The governor of New York on Sunday night telegraphed to Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and other cities, as follows:
Orders from Washington render it necessary to send to that city all the available militia force.
What can you do? E. D. Morgan.
Governor Curtin of Pennsylvania issued the following order:
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