Carbondale Advance from Carbondale, Pennsylvania on October 4, 1862 · 2
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Carbondale, Pennsylvania
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a. jNDALE advance. -Number 19. a in t l.rg glance , ho.ue relics On reaching onr i persons were de-rJ of all they bad , 4 . field; but the blue 1 F.ttous of the "iJur-4 a-.jlent protection to me - i oo with my relics unmolested, r. d Hagerstown about eight k I. 11., nearly exhausted. 1 On my il I fonnd that onr felJHcnt had ry absence, but by a lucky j J met Lifcut. Hosie who informed t Joe regiment had moved Toward to . or fire miles of Williamsport d'.ntely hastened to join it, and j ed the eight in camp. ' A little after j oclock In the morning,, we were i.oased by orders to Strike tents and to j, repore to march at once. Soon after ' tee had made ready however, the order was eoontermanded, and we pnt op onr 'tents, and agaiu lay down nntil morning, wit 1 1 on t further disturbance. This afternoon abont three oclock we returned to Hagerstown and to-night 'were ordered to cook, two days rations and be pee pared to, march, we knew wot where. 1 learned this morning that several thousand tebelsapproached to within , three 'miles of Hagerstown, and after ' (skirmishing with some of Andersons cavalry retreated with a loss of fonr or five prisoners, -who were brought into town this morning. In company with John Sv I w Esq, this morning we met a consin of 0. 0. Moore, who told ns that at half-past eight last evening a ' Jxjdy'of rebel cavalry came up to Jones crow roads, some seven miles from nag-' erstown on the Sharpsbnrg pike. I had passed that spot on my return, a little more than an hour previous, and I therefore .tnast have run a close chance of being raptured. Mr. Moore is a member of the Anderson Cavalry and was stationed at the cross roads, with a portion of bis regiment He said he and his comrades were driven in by the rebel caV-i ahy, after tome little skirmishing with J r v A f Tattoo is now beating and all lights mnst be pnt out, I therefore close,, bo- . I ing to see yon soon and exhibit to yon my relics of the fight, if I can succeed in getVrg thcm home.' . t . Respectfully Ac., i . j, E. Richmond. -3 9.9. BE "7 :ot, . v T H II II , " Liberty nd Union ver"oa iud InMpawtbl. CARBONDAUE, PAl Satorfiar Kerning, Sept 20, 1S62. 7 r h Congress. a are many m. j i . vlieh ra cf views on e'.Ljr f, ..'ona, and tn of d'rent p-'iies, voe t'other. lZ .'a, neary ev. y Ccrs; l in Congress and Republican too, bare voted with Jeff Davis, Stephens, Breckinridge, and other traitors that are now in armed rebellion against the government, bot it does not prove tffat they now agree la sentiment. j r Another object sought hi creating the No-w ad Tor-1 impression that Mr. Grow ie too much of an , abolitionist, is to bide bit real merits, and keep from the public mine any consideration of bis past eminent services. ( ' , He is emphatically a mas of the people, sympathising with all tbehr interests, . x UcCletiana Oilcial Report. T a MKJBEIi MMW TKIl S,OeO, BW B. It. PETTEtyOIX.1. CO, Ho. S7 Park Bow, Sew fork, and H BUte St.,Bo- - - - rrn ton. are oar iknw ibr Tm adtac. in tho eittM, honest and true to them at all tones. He and are vuthorixed le taka AlwtlMfla and 8S mrtBlloia tor a. at oar fawn taut. . E. Richmond. J MadflBsw' ' -1 Rebel Polly and .. ' ft has been gradually becoming fask- - ionable, south of Mason and Dixons line, tocalUU men whose good fortune it is to hate been born between that line and lie IS or tli Pole Abolitionists. -We took it tor grauted at firet that it meant noth fng .more, than the English mean when they if all all citizens of the United States r Yankees, even though they may. come ' join Texas. or California. Of coarse we ' puli' bnt little attention to the matter. Bat onr notice has been called to it again by a full, clear and very forcible definition of what kind of persona the high priests uf Rebellion mean to excommunicate os Abolitionists. The following language is from the Southern Literary Messenger, - the most pretentions literary periodical in all the Southern States; - x A Abolition Wt ta ay bur vbo does not lot 3 ilw ty for lu own take, as a dlwlr IntiltnUon; wbo 4om not worhlf ft aa a oorncclon of cJtU Hbortv ; j- rho4oaoi adora Um only poasiblo aoctal oondl-iion on vbleli a pennanent rejHibUeaa forornment taa bo mated, and who does not, In hto iomoct Bool, dnlfo to wbo It extended and perpetuated over the nhle earth at a meant of bam an reformation second hi dtealty, importance and sacred neat to the Christian . reliffteo. He who does not love Airioaa slavery with this tore to an AboUUonuC .. This has n sir of iefatoation about it which seems to require ns to get ont - against the leaders of public opinion among the Rebels a commission Dt Lunnlieo Ioquirendo.1 Beauregard was said to be ont of his mind in consequence J of the fierce excitement in which he lived. Does any one believe that the author of the above twaddle has a sane head on his ehonldera? ft is sheer madness. It is the madness which the Divinity sends as lie precursor of destruction! PAilada 'Jequirer. - M.. 1 Changivo Stkp. Who has not seen mi awkward conple walking arm in arm whose failare to "keep step" resalts in mutual misery ' Occasionally, by occi dent, they fall into keeping step for i -while, and for a time they move harmoniously and happy with graceful identity . of motion. But, for the most part, their progress consists of a ludicrous joggelty ' jrk, fearfully trying to comfort and tem per. ' This is but a type and illustration of the diseomfortwhk;h some men endnre . Union and Strength. In the war in which we are pow en-none pretend to doubt the importance of entire unity in the loyal States, . All can see that efforts for snp pressing rebellion must be modftjhroagh the government as it now stands, through the Administration now in power.' To that Administration in these efforts, full loyalty and allegiance are due. It necessarily follows that persons withholding the manifestation of that loyalty, and those that, worse still, seejt to -weaken and embarrass that government, fail in their duty to their country It does not help their case, that with one breath they prouonnee theio selves Democrats, and with the next tell how loyal and honorable the Pempcratic party la and always has been. We grant, more than that, we affirm, that it is in the nature of true Democrats to be loyal, folly and earnestly so. What then -if yon manifest the opposite spirit, it does not prove that Democrats are disloyal, but very coheir sively that yea are not a Democrat .. It is very clear that all' men that cla'm to be Democrats are tot such. Jeff, Davis claims and has ever claimed to he each. His aiders and abbettors nearly all claim to be Democrats, while seeking to destroy the Constitution and government of the country, John 0. Breckehridge late Democratic candidate for the Pesidency, and now a General in the rebel armies, claims to be as mneb of a Democrat now os ever; just ae good a Democrat as when he presided over the U. S. Senate, and finally after delivering himself of sentiments full of treason, went from its Halls and organized a Brigado to destroy the government sad murder its defenders.' We make these allusions, only to show that professions of Democracy are sometimes made to cover the rankest treason. Like Charity, beautiful and lovely in itself, its honorable name, is invoked to cover a multitude of sins. The North nuqoestionally should be united in suppressing tbe rebellion, and somebody is at fault if it is not. The only possiblo way te effect it Is for all to enter heartily into tbe cause of their country, for some have done so and will never flinch from the work or fail to do their doty, because others stand coldly by, and cavil. If tbe North is united at all, it most be in doing this work, for we have millions of men at the North that r have resolved that the Government shall be sustained. .To unite with tbesa will secure uuity, it wilt secure success, It will ensure ah honorable peace. t is an honor to the District and to the State. His election will be hailed every where as a good omen for tbe county. - BOV. W. W. K BTC HAW, Onr returned seldiers of the State Mi1 litia speak in high terms of tbe attention paid them, and of the aid rendered them, by Hon W. W. Ketobani while at Harrisburg. Tents, rations, and everything necessary for their comfort seemed to come as if by magiq, Ha made fast friends of them all , This service to others, is characteristic of Air. Ketcbam. Daring his senatorial termxbe has ignored his own interests, his own convenience, ease and comfort to serve his constituents. He is just the man tbe district needs for the next term. He has ranked among the first in the Senate for ability and close attention to bosi&ss. He understands the wants of the district, its vast industrial interests, and the sources of unfriendly rivalry. He can serve ns far more effectually and successfully than any new man " , ' " I r 1BA frllFP, ESQ. v - 'v ' A friend remarked to ns a few days since that Ira Tripp seemed to be abont as popular throughout the county, ns Father Walkers Universal Christian Benevolence." We thought the idea deserved to be in print. Some of onr read-, ers will remember how plentiful were the supporters, and how few the opponents, of the doctrine of Universal Christian Benevolence as promulgated by Father Walker. So loo we see on all sides of ns evidences of Mr. Tripps popularity. He is everybodys friend, and has always been. He seems to be just adapted to the office of Sheriff, and if elected, as he seems likely to be, will undoubtedly perform tbe duties of the office to, universal acceptance.' through life for the simple want of not knowing when to change step. For example man ifiarries. His wife is in Walmost everything a fit help-mate, but he bos, and who has not, her little in-firmitiea. Ai long at they jog along lifes read in the doable, harness of matrimony, keeping step A they are happy and comfortable; suddenly some Gttle eo-centrlcity, a foible In one or the other, interferes with the pleasant concert, there Is annoyance and confusion. They have loet step.! Now, friend, is tbe time to (change step. Dont stubbornly trudge The Canvass. Atthetime tbe nominations were madei it was thought from their being nn-nsaally early, that a longer time than usual wonld be afforded for the canvass. Bat tbe war excitement has intervened and for abont three weeks politics and candidates have scarcely beea thought of. This has beea Irne at least of those that care for country. If there be any candi dates whose aspirations are only for their own Klftfh-intereslsforofficeBnd pelf, we presume they have lost no timm We have anw less, than two weeks left for the canvass. All is now ss "quiet as on the Totomac, and we shall be glad to know that people are inclined to act politically daring the present great crisis, rationally and free from excitement and prejudice. - General Sigels Advance. . On the 25h, Col McLean and a detachment of Sigels -corps left Ccntre-ville for a reconnoissance to the front. Passing direct to Manassas Jonction via Ball Ran battle-field and Bristows station, on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, and fioding no rebel troops at either place,- Col McLean decided to make a dash upon Warrenton Junction. He arrived near that point on Friday afternoon, and fonnd a force of the ene-mys-cavalry and infantry drawn np in battle array. The position of the rebel force was ascertained, when Col McLean ordered the Pierrepont (Ta ) battery to throw a few shells, which was promptly obeyed, with decided effect, for no sooner bad the second shell exploded .than the rebels, firing their pieces at random, made a hasty retreat, leaving everything behind. The Union troops immediately occupied the place, and, after securing a quantity of qnartermaster8 and commissary stores, returned to Bristows station, where they arrived on Sunday. As Col McLean neared Warrenton Junction, the rebels made an unsuccessful attempt to destroy the bridge acre's Cedar creek, but in this they were frustrated: On Monday, Gen. Stahls brigade advanced to Warrenton and captured 1200 prisoners. Washington, Sept 80, 18C2. The following report of the victory of AotieUra haabeen forwarded to the headquarters of the army by Gen. Me-Clellaos; ? . , . , , NlUa Shauns homo, 1 - Sept 29, 18631:33 t. M. J Majob Gkm. Haukck, General in-Chief ,of the United Slates Army : t ' Gknkrav I have the honor to report the following as tome of the results of the battles of Sooth Mountain and Antietam. - At South Mountain our loss was 448 dead, 1,806 wouadod, and 16 missing total 3,326. j j At Antietam onr loa was 2,010 killed, 9,416 wonnded, and 1,043 missing-total, 12,469. ; - - i i Total loss in the two battles, 14,194. The lesa of the Rebels ra tbe two battles, aa near u can be ascertained from the number of their dead fonnd upon the field and from other data, will not fall short of the following estimate; , Major Davis, Assistant Inspector General, who superintends the burial of tbe dead, reports abont 8,000 Rebels bnried upon tie field bi Antietam by onr troops. , Previous to this, however, tbe Rebels had buried many of their own dead upon the distkatf portion of the battle-field, which they odeepied after . the battle probably stjesst 500. 1 . , . , , The lo of the Rebels at South Mountain cannH ha ascertained with accuracy, bnt aa ouf troops continually drove them from the) commencement of the action, and as a much greater number of their dead were smn on tbe field than of onr own men, ills not unreasonable to suppose that thar loss was greater than ours. Estimating their killed at 600, the total Rebels killed in the two battles wonld be 4,000. Aoc Drding to tbe ratio of onr own killed a d wounded, this wonld make their loss to vounded 18,142. As nearly as can be determined at this time, tbefjjQi nber of prisoners taken by onr troops in thp two battles will at the lowest estimate, jmonnt to 5,000. The full return will no -doubt show a larger number, these,?, about 1,200 are wounded,, x I- , - This gives me a Rebel loss in killed, wonoded andj prisoners of 25,542. It will be observed thal, this does not in-clndo their stragglers, the number of whom is said by citizens here to be large. It may be safely .concluded, therefore, that the Rebel army ost at least 30,000 of their best troops. -I -From the time onr roops first encountered the enemy in Maryland, nntil he wag driven back inti Virginia, we captured 13 gong, 1 caissons, 9 limbers, 2 field forges, 2 caissons bodies, 39 colors, and 1 signal Sag. .,We have not lost a single gun or a color. On the battle-field of Antietam 14,000 small arms were collected, beside the large number carried off by citizens and those distnbated on tho ground to recruits and otbor unarmed men arriving immediately after tbe battle. -At South. Mountain no collection of small arms was made, bnt, owing to the haste of tbe pnrsnit from that point, 400 were fakes on the opposite side of the Potomac. , x Gko. B. McClbllan, ... Major-General Commanding.. f Trom i a Smotoa Kopnbtiou. I Onr brave and respected Colonel fell dnr- Letter from Capt James Arohbald. ing tbe early part of tbe engagement. - Cut9 Off battls mu kiai 8habpsbur Md. frittejfiAteisber ITih 1$68 f Friend Mac! Knowing the interest fylt by onr Scianton friends in onr wel- tare, and tbe' anxiety with which they await the particulars of the fight on last Wednesday, 17th Inst., I will give yon a brief account of the fight as far as re-gards the I32d Regiment- ' , We' were marched from onr encampment near KeedysVille, Wednesday morning about 6 oclock, and marched nntil about 8 oclock, through fields of corn and over the hills fording one stream, where the 1 privilege .of taking off onr boots and stockings was given. This was onusonl to ni. I suppose they thonght, as a hard days work was before ns, we wonld march better with dry feet. I certainly felt revived, but was for a time unite uncomfortable, as I, as well as hundreds of others, came ont of the stream through a thick growth of nettles. This was soon forgotten in the excitement After crossing the stream we marched to tbe summit of the next hill and formed in line of battle under some difficulty, as the whole regiment was excited by the shell which were bursting before ns. However we advanced through tbe woods, over the fence, when we Were thrown into some disordor, We recovered partially by tbe time we came to tbe next fence here we Were again broken and onr line became more broken as we pressed over tbe ploughed field, it being np bill and with. the furrows; several of my men gave ont with, exhaustion. A corn field Was next passed; here we did well, bat when we arrived at the meadow at the foot pfjbe bill, and under fire of the enemy, onr men were very much fatigued, having come on the doable quick for tbe last half mile nnder snch unfavorable circumstances, onr line broken and the men instead of being two ranks deep were at least fonr. An effort, with tolerable success, was made to draw the men np in line of battle. Gen Kimball gave the word "forwardand forward we went, bnt as we bad to pass' through a garden, around a barn and over a fence, par companies were somewhat mixed. I, hearing an order from Col Oakford for the I32d to go in the Orchard to onr right, jumped over the fence, followed by perhaps fifty men. Then Gen. Kimballs Aid gave the order to march to the left, which we did for a few hundred feet until we were in the ppen field; here we were reformed and ordered forward to the crest of theliill where we found the 108th N.f ; we walked over them, for they were lying down, with bnt few exceptions, firing from that position. Hero we fought four and a half boors, until we bad fired 60 rounds and some of the cartridges of the dead and . wounded. Our bayonets were fixed for a charge npon the rifle-pits of the rebels and the corn field occupied by them.- Just at tbis point the Irish Brigade came to our relief and we were ordered to the rear to form our regiment. I gave the order for Co I to the rear, and went, but was followed by only twenty men.; I went again to the.frout and brought out twenty more. We left the field in tolerable order, a few of my men lingering to fire a round or two at the rebels Pnenr7-ight, who were making a charge npon a battery of onrs. We passed the 14th Conn, coming into battle, and a ball pnssing our brave Lt.- ' ViWBthtliuenwnrtoa . v-' - - The War la Blakely. Abchsald, Sept. 28, 1862. Mb. Editors Thinking that yonr rea. era would like to hear the particulars of He- was encouraging ns on to the front when be fell pierced through the breast by a ball Capt. Chase, with assistance, bore tbe Col from the field to a place ot the Womans Riots of Archbald, I seed safety behind a haystack. He only lived I them toyon the account which appeared 20 minutes. I did not know until near the j J0 . Scranton Republican last week close of the engagement that we had met j being lo some respects incorrect with Inch a heavy loss. The Col told 0 tbe 28th of August,' AuJoAq me one evening at camp Whipple that he P.'own aD Charles Johnson went np ther kfcevr ha never should return alive that bill to enroll the names. They found so It was patriotism which actuated him la ranch opposi tionfrora the women that The Invaqjon of Maryland, . Gov. Bradford, of Maryland, has issued the following acknowledgment of the services of Gen. McClellan and Gov. Curtin, in driving tbe enemy from the soil of Maryland: Statbof Maryland, Exrcttivi: Dkpt, - Annapolis, Sept 29, 1862. ExRcenvs Order. The expulsion of the rebel army from tbe soil of Maryland should not be jaiftered to pass withoot a proper Iscknowledgment and the cordial thanks of her authorities to those who were chiefly instrumental in compelling that evacnation. I would tender, therefore, on behalf ot the State of Maryland, to Major-General McClellan and the gallant officers and men nnder his command, my earnest and hearty thanks for the distinguished courage, skill and gallantry, with which that achievement was accomplished. ' It reflects a Inst re upon the ability of the going. . . . Yesterday was tbe most solemn day I ever spent, surrounded by death and tbe dying. Onr present camp is where the engagement began early in tbe morning, and our men had driven tbe enemy to their stronghold when we came np. I visited the rifle-pit and corn field this P. M., in company with onr bravefAdjatant and Lient. Miller. While there I met' two ladies and entered into conversation with them. They were Mrs. Harris, Secy pf the Ladies Relief Society of Phila. and Miss Gilson, also of Phila. During conversation with them, I learned that Mrs. H. and I bave mutual friends, so we were soon well aeqaainted. I told her where my wounded were and sbe said she would visit them. I shall not attempt to describe the horrors of that field. As near as we could estimate, our loss in killed was about one fifth of that of the rebels. 2 hare learned that I am reported killed, which bas given me a great deal of uneasiness. , , My wonnded are: Geo. H. Caton wonnded In thigh he will probably lose his right leg; Richard Smith wonnded in breast, quite severely; Jas, J. May cock wounded in jaw; Roderick Jones has lost his right arm; John .Owens right arm broken. These are In the Hospital and the Doctor reports them to-night as doing well. - H. A. Deans, in hand ; Richard Hall, nose grazed; B. A, Bass, in hand, very slight; Laton Slocum, in hand very slight; John Fern, Jn hand, very slight; Henry Yusler, in ear, very slight; John Kilmer,- in hand very slight; Wm. Hos teter, in arm, slightly; Jas. J. Randolph had the thumb of tbe right hand aeciden-ly shot off this A. M , by some unknown band. These are all with ns again and most of them are now on duty. i Yonrs; &c. 1 : ' J. Archbald, jr ; ? , ' Capt. Co I. I32d Regt. P. Y. t Late Southern Ifews. ( The Charleston Mercury , of the 25th nit, says that there are grounds for believing that the enemy are sending heavy reinforcements to Hilton Head and along the shores of Broad river. Pinckney Islaud is now occupied bv a large body of troops. The Richmond Examiner, of the 20th nit, says that Gen. Bragg, with ten thousand men, is at Glasgow Junction, and that Gen. Rosseau bas goue to meet him ' Surgeon General Moore reports the number of si;k and wonnded received in ti) Richmond hospitals since their organization .to be 90,508. Of these, 19.774 have' been furionghed; 2,341 have been discharged, and 7,603 have died. At the Chimborazo hospital there were received 14,893, of which 2,033 died. At the Winter hospital the number received was 22,874, of Wch 1,271 died The Col killed his friend Capt. Willard of thtitwl)0,e number of siik and wonnded re-14th. We marched to tbe rear, a-half a reived in the Petersburg hospitals .111 .11 '-11 I II 11 17n Than, oo to I, a instre upon He then proceeded to Salem Commandcr-io-chief, and the heroism and and White plains, bnt fonnd no trace ofj endurance of his followers, that the cDun- the enemy. He discovered, however, that they are in force at Culpepper Court House, the present Northern termlnns of their railroad communication. ' Gen. Wm. 8. Rosa, The Peoples State Convention had the fairness, while composed mainly of Republicans, to nominate Gen. Ross of Datong at yo own pace, bot skillfully 0D- County, a Dooglas Democrat, for ' for the moment, humor yoor yoke-fellow; ' change step. Yon will soon find, by -a transition ao easy as to be unnoticed, that . both have retarned to the original and natural order of march, and yon fiSTa ee-", caped oae of the breezes. which, trifled with sometimes swell into fearful 'storms, in which the fairest hopes and affections of life are wrecked for ever. try everywhere recognizes, and that even onr enemies are constrained to acknowledge. .The London Peace Society has, issued an address urging the Americans to make -1 lifeline.' , ; 4 -f 4 - L reconnoisssBce in force has demon-4 that there are no rebel troops be-- ahioan and Boll Ran. 6om s.-.-Niler y' "i at Wtohirgton that ) t Uta parsons have been, i tyl: rit, ) i t abroad, l it last ac- Reconnoissance across the Potomac. On Monday, Col. Farnsworths brigade of cavalry, accompanied by Gibsons and Tidballs United States batteries, crossed Ihe Potomac, into Virginia, below Shepherdstown. The force reconnoitered the country for a distance of five ot six miles from tbe river, and discovered that the enemy still holds his position in the vicinity of Winchester. ' Maj. Madillof the 8th Illinois cavalry, with three squadrons, .took the road leading from Shepherdstown to Martins-bnrg.and met one regiment of tbe enemys cavalry fonr miles from the former place. The enemy also had' two pieces of artillery, and fired a few shell, bnt without effect. the office of Sorveyor General. The nomination is every way creditable to the Convention. . Probably no more acceptable or deserving candidate conld bave been found in the State. He has already served tbe people of onr connty in the Frederick is represented as a vast bos-capocity of Judge, Assemblyman, and Pital, and from 4,100 to 4,200 rations popularity. He is much beloved and with sick and wounded. In both respected as p citizen and is specially distinguished for sonnd judgment, and liberality. His election would be a credit to oar State, his defeat a disgrace. - bow. fi. . enow. Those that desire to accomplish the defeat of Mr. Grow, for partisan ends, take macb pains to assert that he has rotoi with Sumner, Wilson, and other 'ultra ecu in Cor"-; !. -He has npdoubt-C'j s;z:Zxea T,-d with t!jcm, qnd tq places the Union ladies art; doing all in their pdwer to relieve', tbe sufferers. At Sharpsbnrg and all over the two battle fields, the amount of personal property rhorses, cattle, hogs, sheep, corq, hqy and other provender which was taken from the farmers was enqripoqs. The whole lower portion of the CQflojry is stripped of every description of subsistence, and whqt jhe people in that section of the country Will do to obtain food for man and beast, during she approaching winter, say the Editors, there, God lcpe nowg., 1 ' To Governor Curtin, of Pennsylvania, and to the militia of his State,' who rallied with snch alacrity at the first symptoms of an Invasion, onr warmest thanks are also due. - TlSir'Teadfness with which they crossed the border and took their stand beside the Maryland brigade, shows that that border Is in all respects bnt an ideal line, and that1 in such a cause as now unites ns, Pennsylvania and Maryland are but one. I cannot forbear to notice, in this connection, the conduct of onr own regiments that took part in the recent battles. All reports eonenr in representing their gallantry os all their state could desire Tbe numbers of them killed and wounded, and their torn snd tattered stan dards, bear witness to the position they occupied In the field. To the 2d, 8d and 6th Maryland regiments, the Parnell legion, the' 1st regiment of the home brigade, and the 1st Maryland '-artilieryrYRrticPOTt8 lnthe reeeut severe straggles, I would therefore, tender the thanks which are so justly their doe. , By the Governor,- - ' ' A. W. Bradford. Wm. B. Hill, Secretary of State. mile into a ravine, and had roll call while the balls and shell flew over our heads, burying themselves in tbe ground before ns or richocheting over tbe hill We had 39 men and 3 commissioned officers. We rested here from half jest 12 nntil nearly 3 oclock P. M., having in the mean time distributed among os 40 ronnds of Rmmnnition. At 3 oclock we joined onr Brigade ond took onr places in line of battle as the reserves, being tbe 3d line from tbe front. We were lying behind a corn field find immediately behind the rail fence. The rebel shells, which were fired ut a battery in our rear, burst over onr heads or flew by ns with a fearful whizzing sonnd. None of onr Regiment were killed, though onr Brigade suffered some loss. Night coming on stopped the work of death. The Adjutant aud I lay close together, bnt I conld not sleep as I still heard the terific cannonading or the wbizziDg of the ballets through the corn s6 affected was my imagination. In my sleep the battle was partially for-I gotten, I was so much exhausted. Still awoke several times to find I had been dreaming of that fearful straggle, I beard Gen. Kimball - speak to Gen. French of onr behavior in the highest iefras. J conld mention a-number - who aarticularly distinguished themselves, bnt it would be injustice to the rest, for there was no cowardice. Several never heard the order to fall back but went with onr relief, the Irish Brigade, snd charged with them into the corn field and rifle-pit, helping to take 1100 prisoners. One of my men, after the charge, fell in with the 88th NY,, and fought the rest of the afternoon with them, reporting himself next day at noon. Poor young West sat on the crest of the hill and fired 40 ronnds when he fell wonnded through the bowels. He was I--' 11,170. There, as In Richmond, the smallest number of deaths Lave occurred in the hospitals superintended by the ladies. - , , j , , The Richmond Dispatch, of the 27th ult calls for legislation for tbe removal of negroes, making, at the same time, some important admissions. It says The Federal invasion, especially in its relations to negroes, has thns far been a John Brown raid on a grand scale. Wherever the Union armies have ad-vanced the negroes have been swept off as clean as the Eastern locusts sweep & field of grain. Not one green or black thing is left ih. the line of the Yankee march, nor in the whole country for many miles around. The Piedmont, the Upper Y alley, the Peninsula, the country watered by the Rappahannock nnd the Potomac, have been stripped of their negro population. This war has assumed the character of a grand Negro-Hunting Expedition. Of victories the Yankees have gained few;-negroes many. What becomes of the game it is impossible to say, bot is that a matter of much importance. The loss, hoveter, of so valuable an element of strength and a matter of such moment that the Legislature of the Slate ought- at once to take measures for ths prevention of similar calamities in the future. This can only be done by a law providing for the removal of negroes from alt threatened districts to the Interior It wTIT not do to leave tbis to thq discretion or judgment of tbe masters. In some cases they are too indolent to take the proper precautions for the security of their property. Iu others they are deluded by implicit confidence in the fidelity of their-servants, and, notwithstanding tbe experience which the war has furnished, that the neighborhood of a Yankee army creates as complete a stampede among negroes as the they retarned. They then went across the White Oak Ran, joined by Mr Spangeuburgb. Near the railroad-depot ' a large force of womerfarineff heavily with stones, attacked them. - They retreated to the telegraph effice and locked themselves in. ' A party of women werg detailed to force those Who remained at home to tarn ont and join them. They threatened to pnll the house down on them if they refused. In the meantime several of the citizens went to help the beleagured party, Vrho can oat of the office on weeing reinforcements, and re treated back of the building. , A load! cry now went np from the crowd, who-separated into two divisions, ode to cnS off the retreat by the railroad, to tun? their flank, snd prevent them covering, themselves ail over . with 1 laurels, which grew on the banks ef the If hit Oak Ron: the other column attacked them in front, with a shower of stones as thick as hail stones. At this point the marshal and his little band were seized with a panic, and retreated down the hill in disorder, followed by the women, till1 they re-crossed the bridge:.' The crowd, then dispersed to their respective homes nobody being hart.'",, 7 " No other attempt to enroll was made-until Mr. Roesler, of .Scranton, with six men, came here, on last Monday, the 22d inst. At the hotel, a man named Barrett, who lives in Jessup, was arrested and released again.- The marshals party then came np town. At the blacksmith shop, a man who was there refused to give hi name, as he had been already enrolled by Mr. Spangenburgh. He was' arrested1 and taken ta the hotel, bot was afterwards released a hen bis wife came crying to thy hotel. They again returned to their duties, and met no opposition until they crossed the bridge over the White pal? Run. Here the road was blocked np by a party of women who refused to let them" pass. A war of wr4& ensaed, re-salting in the return of tbe maratTaraud his party across the bridge, in good order, followed for a short distance by the crowd, ; who were shouting nnd cheering. Some ' time after, Mr. KoesFcr ami party were enrolling the names of those who lived on the plank road, when, npon coming near Simpson A Co 'a store, the women, who were there iu force, attacked them With stones. They went into a shoe shop close by, the windows of which were broken by a shower of stones, Mr. Roesler fled from there and took refuge ia Eaton & Co.s office, while the' rest of the party m-ide good their escape by climbing over the fence and making their way to the hotel Their teamster received a -severe bloy on the nose from a stone. At this .time the crowd was increased to an alarming extent by the arrival of the cracker boys in nuiform, (all black) who reduced-, the nir to the condition of their own garments . If cries could -rend thp air, it was iu tatters. , The women' seemed to be imbued with, or rather to have imbibed, a fresh spirit, from tbh crazy manner in which they acted; yelling . and threatening- to bresk-t-he windows, So that they could get Roesler out, W take his panto off, and ben bent him through the village. Several of. the miners, who at other times have some influence, tried to persuade the women to let Mr. Roesler depart in pence They were, however, limited from the premises amid showers of stones. Liberty of speech was not allowed, nnd the habeas corpus, in a literal sense, was loudly ewUed- for. They now enlarged a hole in a broken pane of glass in the back office, removed the bolt, ond raised the window; bnt Mf, Roesler changed his base by going into the front port of tbe .office and locking himself in, Soon after there was a trace hn wished to propose terms of capitulation.- Through Mr. George Simpson, who hell the door open about two inches be offered to give them $25, to give np the hooks of enrollment, and promise never to coa again to enroll, if they wonld let him go. They consulted a few moments, and concluded to. lake no money; but the books were to be give wp, and he was to pro--mise not to return - - He seat Mr. Simpson to the hotel to get the books, Tut he retarned" vritlioak them. Those at the hotel who had them refused to give" them op. Mr. Simpson now opened the door a little, bnt some of the women polled him away while sorgo more of them poshed tbe door in. Ipe prisoner was now surrounded by women, who poshed him oat on the street and ! threw him down. One woman had by by the hair, pounding him on the with a stone; another, had him coattail; whilo several get his pauto off.' Mr, off the woman who had him tail, aad when be was extricat! down street, bis taoe covered w' crying for protection, pnrs V a brave oven to rashness. He lived about! approach of a locomotive among Cattle, 15 honrs. Moses H. Ames was shot! there are thousands of masters who con-tbrough the breast during the latter part tinne to believe that their servants will, of the action and was killed almost in- t ran nnder similar temptations, andi C,,0W1 First came the era. stantly. There were none braver than foolishly to expose them to temptation. It I aext the women, and then a he, as he fell in the front ranks. - Cor-l dear, therefore, that there is no security 'jbmrt -two. hundred, tag-rag for the negro property of the State, nnlcra He ,80?B outstripped his 0 the Legislature makes the removal of the the team that ws, he fell pierced through the head with a. negroes from districts exposed to invasion drove off. When his p rifle ball, He had 5 cartridges left, hftv-tonlPu'8ory- We trust the necessary ac-1 F16 they fired som iog shot at least 55, ag all bad fiO before tion will be taken promptly, for the Slate eftdg ''thn approach, we went Into the fight. Thp loss of our fas already suffered enormous losses from' 0Snfi young friends .leaves a gloom over qs, and tis cause, which, by precantionary legis-1 PBm " RS WS and the 2d met after the ootion, lotion, might al) have been prevented. wp shook hands and felt as if a brother- - . ly Jove bpnnd us still closer together. I. There Is not a single exception from mg to pulled , the coat-q he ran tb blood, J by the t -kcr boys, rowd of bobtail iirsoers and in readiness, tj gt n over the A U jtfietiy. from his work, was the oM! .wi 'nir by the firing. He was 'aod-entiilly shot in the leg, slightly. f None of the men in this place interfered Appointed. -H. A. Woodhonse, Esc of this borough, has received the ap pointment of Collector of the Federal taxes for the County of Wayne. Mr. Woodhonse is well qualified for the position, and will no doubt make a popular officer. As a member of the craft we tender him onr congratulations on his I conld mention panyTncidonts worthy J draft qq the statute books of Ghio, so far ' pt to save Mr. Rosier. Mr. Roesler of notice, Many of my men I did npt 8! )he state isooncerned, The Governor "I'MiiiKmeqligseyre great praise for the -r r v Aff J w uvm A Um Upv . - ? recqgnize, they were so covered with dust , Mm&etf is liable to be drafted, aod smoke, One of the men, as we r : r were falling to tbe rear, picked np a tin the new Congressional apportion. cup and put it in his haversack. A joo-1 mentton t'e,,ns8 of,18fl0. the States! meet after a rifle ball struck the haver- now n rebe",on nave lost fire sack, tearing the bottom of the. cup off, am4 hADnirw L !. ...l O ?a Kll r MI jwtyjgj iyre - . coolness and farbefrauee they dispiayera under circumstances so aggravating and embarrassing. . ' " . M-. tender him onr congratulations on his nd PainS through his coat, flew on its - All jv oron(.rt .. 7 . e,., . I 8r183 namoersDnrj.,, Air caur.v- - good fortune.-. Coualj, Herald. The cup probably saved his life.-' b coKd by oL buIH ih -RecvrdfJ , , have lost five members The German Minute. Mon returned or the House of Representatives. j home on Saturday evening. They were , j aisfaras Chambersbnrg.,, lr Baur ofth0

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