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William Hone (search for this): article 1
disposed to stand on ordinary etiquette when so gallant a soldier was to be honored. The Secession News in Savannah. The Savannah News, of Monday, says: The dispatch announcing the passage of the Ordinance of Secession, was received here Saturday afternoon about 5 o'clock. Immediately after the reception of the news a salute of one hundred guns was fired by a detachment of the Chatham Artillery. The guns of the artillery being in use at the fort, the salute was fired with Mr. William Hone's "Baby Waker," but the lateness of the hour prevented any extensive demonstration being made. The Savannah Brass Band, Robert Low leader, composed of colored men, serenaded the Mayor, Col. Lawton, and several other citizens. Several public and private buildings were illuminated. A division of the Territory. The New York Post makes up the following from the report of the Commissioner of the Land Office for 1860: Free States. Sq. Miles. Maine35,000 New Hampshire9,
Sherrard Clemens (search for this): article 1
The National crisis. Hon. Sherrard Clemens in the House — the contemplated Seizure of the Brooklyn Navy Yard — a battery Erected on the Mississippi river--letter from Ex-President Fillmore--salute for an Ex-commander, &c. Capt. Alfred Cumming, late Governor of Utah, a graduate of West Point, and for sixteen yeares of Messrs. Robert Gamble and Robert W. Williams have offered their services in any manner available for preparing the troops for the field of battle. Sherrard Clemens, of Va., in the House. The following occurrence took place in the U. S. House of Representatives, on Tuesday: Mr. Clemens, of Virginia, said he spoMr. Clemens, of Virginia, said he spoke as a Southern man, identified by birth, education, and a residence in that section. While many of those who inaugurated the pending revolution, cry out with uplifted hands, exclaiming, "No effusion of blood," it should be remembered that the inventor of the guillotine was its first victim; and the day was not distant when these
Alfred Cumming (search for this): article 1
The National crisis. Hon. Sherrard Clemens in the House — the contemplated Seizure of the Brooklyn Navy Yard — a battery Erected on the Mississippi river--letter from Ex-President Fillmore--salute for an Ex-commander, &c. Capt. Alfred Cumming, late Governor of Utah, a graduate of West Point, and for sixteen years connected with the United States Army, was elected Lieutenant-Colonel of the Augusta (Ga.) Independent Volunteer Battalion on Saturday. Col. Cumming will immediately Col. Cumming will immediately resign his captaincy in the Federal army. The Chicago Zouaves have offered their services to the United States Government. The Mulenburg Riflemen, of Shenandoah county, Va., fired one hundred and fifty guns on the 21st instant, in honor of the workingmen of New York city, who lately adopted resolutions sympathizing with the South. General Twiggs has declared his purpose to adhere to his gallant State of Georgia, and to resign his position in the present army whenever Georgia shall
Samuel Graham (search for this): article 1
, a substantial new building on the corner of Henry and Cranberry streets, was a blaze of light, and was surrounded by a curious crowd, vainly attempting to enter, and meeting the response addressed to all, without distinction, that only gentlemen in uniform could be admitted. The gentlemen in uniform rapidly assembled. There were stationed here the Thirteenth Regiment, Colonel Abel Smith; the Fourteenth, Col. A. M. Wood, and the Twenty-eighth, Col. Bennett. The Seventieth Regiment, Col. Samuel Graham, had been ordered to drill in the evening in the new arsenal, on Portland avenue, and were kept under arms. Generals Duryea and Crooke were at the armory, prepared to render such services as might be required of them. A detachment of New York harbor police were on duty near the yard. The officers at the yard apparently entertained little apprehension of an attack, but were perfectly prepared for any that might have been made. Any fool-hardy mob that had ventured on an enterpris
H. B. Duryea (search for this): article 1
ommandant of the Navy-Yard applied for a police force to protect the Government property. This was furnished by both New York and Brooklyn; and the Mayors, to create an additional furor, called on the Military. The "World" says: Major General H. B. Duryea and Brigadier General P. S. Crooke were advised of the facts of the case, and promptly ordered out the fifth brigade of New York State militia. The armory, a substantial new building on the corner of Henry and Cranberry streets, was a lonel Abel Smith; the Fourteenth, Col. A. M. Wood, and the Twenty-eighth, Col. Bennett. The Seventieth Regiment, Col. Samuel Graham, had been ordered to drill in the evening in the new arsenal, on Portland avenue, and were kept under arms. Generals Duryea and Crooke were at the armory, prepared to render such services as might be required of them. A detachment of New York harbor police were on duty near the yard. The officers at the yard apparently entertained little apprehension of an
me honor as he passed through Mobile. Our people respect him for his gallantry and the services which he has rendered to what was recently a united country. As soon as it was known that he was here, at the suggestion of some of the citizens, Col. Ketchum ordered out the Washington Light Infantry company, Cpt. Gracie, and at half-past 3 o'clock, in a heavy rain, and in full uniform, with a band of music, they marched to perform their duty.--By some contre temps --the fault of which lies entirely with the citizens — it was found that the Commodore had left his hotel and gone to the boat, without having been notified of the honor which was intended for him. Capt. Ketchum, of the State Artillery, had ordered a salute in respect to him. The squad for the purpose was formed at the wharf, and just before dark, as the steamboat Selma left, fifteen guns were fired. We understand that these demonstrations were not desired by the Commodore, and that he wished to evade them; but the orders fo
Commodore Armstrong arrived here yesterday morning, and started up the river last evening, on his way to Washington. There was a desire among our citizens to express for him some honor as he passed through Mobile. Our people respect him for his gallantry and the services which he has rendered to what was recently a united country. As soon as it was known that he was here, at the suggestion of some of the citizens, Col. Ketchum ordered out the Washington Light Infantry company, Cpt. Gracie, and at half-past 3 o'clock, in a heavy rain, and in full uniform, with a band of music, they marched to perform their duty.--By some contre temps --the fault of which lies entirely with the citizens — it was found that the Commodore had left his hotel and gone to the boat, without having been notified of the honor which was intended for him. Capt. Ketchum, of the State Artillery, had ordered a salute in respect to him. The squad for the purpose was formed at the wharf, and just before dark
Robert Gamble (search for this): article 1
The New York Senate has adopted complimentary resolutions to Gov. Hicks, of Maryland, for his position. The Waynesboro (Ga.) News says that the "Burke Sharpe Shooters" at a late meeting elected twenty-six "unqualified secession and determined-on- resistance ladies" as honorary members of the company. Eight of them are unmarried. Byrd Douglas, of Nashville, Tenn., has sent a donation of $1,000 to the Governor of South Carolina. In Florida, the ladies of the families of Messrs. Robert Gamble and Robert W. Williams have offered their services in any manner available for preparing the troops for the field of battle. Sherrard Clemens, of Va., in the House. The following occurrence took place in the U. S. House of Representatives, on Tuesday: Mr. Clemens, of Virginia, said he spoke as a Southern man, identified by birth, education, and a residence in that section. While many of those who inaugurated the pending revolution, cry out with uplifted hands, exclaim
Armstrong (search for this): article 1
Southern brethren as friends. When I can have any such reliable assurance as this to give. I will go most cheerfully and urge our Southern brethren to follow our example, and restore harmony and fraternal affection between the North and the South. At present, our labors should be hers. Let us put ourselves right, and then we can with more confidence and justice appeal to them. Salute for an Ex-commander. The Mobile Tribune of the 18th inst. has the following items: Commodore Armstrong arrived here yesterday morning, and started up the river last evening, on his way to Washington. There was a desire among our citizens to express for him some honor as he passed through Mobile. Our people respect him for his gallantry and the services which he has rendered to what was recently a united country. As soon as it was known that he was here, at the suggestion of some of the citizens, Col. Ketchum ordered out the Washington Light Infantry company, Cpt. Gracie, and at hal
Capt. Alfred Cumming, late Governor of Utah, a graduate of West Point, and for sixteen years connected with the United States Army, was elected Lieutenant-Colonel of the Augusta (Ga.) Independent Volunteer Battalion on Saturday. Col. Cumming will immediately resign his captaincy in the Federal army. The Chicago Zouaves have offered their services to the United States Government. The Mulenburg Riflemen, of Shenandoah county, Va., fired one hundred and fifty guns on the 21st instant, in honor of the workingmen of New York city, who lately adopted resolutions sympathizing with the South. General Twiggs has declared his purpose to adhere to his gallant State of Georgia, and to resign his position in the present army whenever Georgia shall secede.--Mobile Advertiser. The New York Senate has adopted complimentary resolutions to Gov. Hicks, of Maryland, for his position. The Waynesboro (Ga.) News says that the "Burke Sharpe Shooters" at a late meeting elect
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