to Lincoln's Administration.
After a drill of Company A, last Friday night, a scene occurred which is thus reported by the N. Y. Tribune:
About this time the news from Fort Sumter was received, and created the wildest excitement; and, as general anxiety was felt to hear the account from Charleston before the news could be fully read, three cheers were heartily given for Fort Sumter and Maj. Anderson, and the band immediately played "Hail Columbia," causing quite a sensation.
Yankee Doodle, the Star Spangled Banner and other tunes, were played, evoking the greatest enthusiasm.
Ex-Col. Durgan remarked to a few of the Guards standing by him, "Boys, you will have to get your armor ready now?" The response was generally made, " We are ready now."
But one feeling seemed to pervade the members of the regiment and visitors present — all denounced the action of the Secessionists, and cordially approved and sympathized with Major Anderson.
Until a late hour the subject was d