We find the following information in the Baltimore Sun of Monday:
the Trains and Telegraph on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
The Western express train, which left the Camden station
at 3.45 yesterday afternoon, passed the Relay House
brought in the Western
train last evening, and reports the troops above the Relay House
and everything quiet.
The telegraph wires and poles at the Relay House
, and on the line of the road, had been cut for several miles, to prevent communication with Baltimore
and Harper's Ferry
The movements of the troops to the Relay House
was known in Virginia
and at Harper's Ferry
, and there were counter movements in consequence.
Occupation of Baltimore
It is reported that the Government
has decided to occupy Baltimore
The army of occupation will move in four columns, one from Perryville
, one from Harrisburg
, one from Annapolis
, and one from Washington
It was understood yesterday that the Adams House
, corner of Hanover and Pratt street, and the National Hotel
, Camden street, near Howard
, (now vacant,) were both to be taken possession of by the Federal Government
, and converted into quarters for troops soon to be sent here.
There was much excitement in the vicinity of the above hotels last evening on account of the rumors.
troops Refuse to take the Oath.
Yesterday morning thirty members of the New York Irish Regiment
, under Col. Corcoran
, reached this city, en route for their homes.
They represent that their fare was so bad that they could not eat it; besides which they were required to take an oath to serve for two years. To that they demurred, and preferred rather to return to their homes.
They stated that between one and two hundred of the regiment refused to take the oath.
Troublous Times in Washington
Information reached this city yesterday that the Firemen Zouaves
, of New York, under command of Col. Ellsworth
, broke into several houses in Washington
, on Saturday night, for the purpose of obtaining food.
They wanted more than was apportioned to them, and took it by the power of might.
Rebuilding Railroad Bridges.
The rebuilding of the bridges on the Northern Central Railway is rapidly progressing, and it is expected that the whole road will be ready for the passage of trains by Thursday next.
The Melville bridge
is nearly completed, and the bridges between Cockeysville
and Parkton are in a forward state.
The same activity prevails on the Philadelphia
road, and by the end of the week it is expected that road that road will be nearly ready for use.
Seizure of Baltimore Steamers.
For several days during the past week the steamboat Lancaster
plied between this city and Havre-de-Grace, and by that means mark communication was kept open with the North and East.
On Saturday the steamer left this city at her usual hour, six o'clock in the morning, but when she reached Havre-de-Grace, by order of Gen. Patterson
, the L. was not permitted to return to Baltimore
. --The passengers by the train reached this city in a furniture wagon.
The mails by the same train reached the city at one o'clock yesterday by a sail boat, without a route agent.
The steamboat Portsmouth
, of the same line, used as a freight boat, was also seized by the same authority.
With regard to military movements elsewhere, we find the following reported by telegraph:
, May 4.--The New Jersey volunteers, in from ten to thirteen schooners, are hourly expected at Annapolis
The facilities for transportation are quite complete between Annapolis
The passage is made in three and a half hours. Twelve steamers are employed on the route.
The steamer Kedar
brought on the Fifth New York (German) Regiment, Colonel Schwalulder
, 900 strong, and two companies more are to come on from New York.
Four hundred of these men were sent to the Junction
, and five hundred are on guard along the railway between the Junction
, May 5.--Governor Buckingham
's Connecticut Regiment, the 28th Regiment of Brooklyn
, and one company of the 13th, reached here to-night.
Orders have been issued prohibiting the absence of troops from their quarters after half-past 9 o'clock at night, unless on special duty.
More strictness than heretofore will be enforced with a view to quiet and the preservation of the public peace.
, of Rhode Island
, has returned home for a short time.
To-day many soldiers attended the different churches, and in each regiment divine service was performed, accompanied by fine music.
, May 3. --The Governor's proclamation, mustering the volunteers of the State, has given a new impetus to the war movement here.
Three companies were sworn in yesterday.
The Governor has made a requisition for 1,000 rifles.
Eight or nine hundred rifles and muskets are now in Wilmington
, which, when added to the one thousand called for, will place the State
in a condition of defence.
, May 4.--The Legislature has authorized the Governor
to call six regiments into the immediate service of the State
All are to be in camp by Tuesday.
, May 5.--The Government has six steamships running upon the Potomac
, namely, the Anacostia
, Mount Vernon
The latter cleared on Saturday for an unknown destination, laden with cannon, shell and shot, and a large number of troops.
We find the following in a Northern paper:
It is currently reported in Philadelphia
that the hardy regiments now actively mustering in Maine
, New Hampshire
, will be concentrated, as soon as possible, at the Navy-Yard
, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
, and shipped to some important point near Charleston, S. C.
It is undeniable that, at the Navy-Yards
, active preparations are making to send our a fleet — and, of course, it will not start until it is well manned.