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THE"ADAMS~"SENTINEL"AJH) GJEMSRAL If. - Arbitrary Arrests. ·SUB OWNIOK OK Bl'lU'UHN A- J)CU«l.iA.S-- ' feOMLTUlKtS t'OR COlTEKHfiAnS AND COSSlUlVAtlVES TO READ. Every disloyal sheet and every cowardly one, every treason shriekcr, and every stickler, for legal technicalities aud cobwebs nrc just 'now biawling themselves hoarse about "arbitrary arrests" of dangerous and seditious characters. Thpy are * infinitely more solicitous about the forms ot law "than for the preservation of the Government. And now, when tho Union reels and staggers in the tremondous strug^ gle with the slaveholders, rebellion, the Coppeihcadb aud Icaihfcrheads are splitting their throats iu denunciation oi -'military despotism," "arbitrary ui rests," and "brutal soldiers'." And yet many of these pon- tons liavejhe supreme effrontery (o call themselves "Jackson and Jtough-b iiiiu." In a late number wof gave a narration of v.hat Jackson did in the famous New Orleans ease, aud recounted the circumstance ot the-"military arrest" of Loualik-r and ,, .Jude Hall. We now publish what Judge IJouglas said on the floor of Congress on the subject of military anests in time at' war, and commend it to the especial attention of "Douglas Democrats " The speech was delivered ou the Gth day of January, tho necessity, ldJ6. Ituad Mr. Speaker, GETYYSIS18J3G: Tuesday Evening, July 7,1863. Oar Apology need scarce apologize to our readers for not making our usual visit to their home.-, last week. Those only, who, with .udifTerence to surroundings, pursued" the the even tenor ot their way, aud met and discharged their accustomed duties, may consistently find fault These, we apprehend, will be few. But yet we owe, in the room, of tho Sentinel for last week, this statement of our reason for its non-appearance. The unusual interest of the present number, owing to the glorious uews contained theiein, will rnoie than make-amends. darkened the air in arc led to exclaim £ ' Killed and Wounded. ..Heviewing the scenes of the past week, we can do nothing le.ssthau giatefully and and the glo-tious effects resulting fiom the reverently acknowledge the Divine favor course which that ? cce=sity piompted, were J d Qvcr Qur u d our aelinowled-ed by the whole country, und ho 1 _ would even say by the whole civilized world, homes. Kemcmbcring that our town was Then/ as fur as this bill was concerned, he the dividing line between the two opposing (Mr. D-) c.,rcd not whether their acts were f orccS) and that shot and shell, grape and legal or illegal. lie cared not whether J ^^ fnm both - - General Jackson suspended all civil authou- j .. ty or not. If his acts were nectary to cm 7 direction, we she defence of our country, tliat-necessity _ with the Psalmist :--"I will say of the iteusflozw all laic. j Lord, he is my refuge and my fortress; my General Jackson hazarded everything ; j j0r( j . j n ],j, n w j]j j trug j;. Xhou shalt not he hazarded life and reputation on that step, bo nfraid for lhc te rror by night, nor for which, might render him immortal it it J . = gave* tbe country, or, on the contrary,! l»e arrow that flieth by day, nor for the make him ignominious, and a by-word and pestilence that walketh in daikuess nor for a leprnach; and the man tnat dared to do the destruction that wasteth at noon-day.-that, deserved the protection and the plau- j A thousan(] sha]1 fjll at Lhy si(]c ami tcn dits of his country. He did not onvj the } i\ie!nj"s o f that m a n that noulu g o t u p a n d J o , J talk calmly ar,d coolly, under buch cir- come in'sh thce!'--Ps.. sei. But withal, we have been called to part somc . -\Ve have learned only of tho cninsianccs, about rules of court, and tcch- nlcdlHins ofprocccJii'g, aitd tho d'jn'/er of __ example, when the city might be in flames, Blowing --Killed" Mi^Tircinia Wade" and ihc utmost barbarity might be com- . = / "_ ,, _ inittcd. What were rules of couit but mere cobwebs when they fouud an enemy with his caflnon at the doors of their courts, and when they saw the flames encircling tho cupola? Talk then about rules of oourt aud~the formality of proceedings !-The man that would do that would fiddle while the capital 'vas burning. [Sensation ]_ He euvwd uofc'Oiiy 'man the possession of such stoical plulosophy. Talk about illegality ! Talk about formalities! Wh7, there was but one formality to bo observed jand-thsit was the formality of cd a blight wound in the foot; and Mr. directing tlie catrcou, aud destroying the j Lehman, of the College, in the leg; Mr. enemy, regardles* of the means, whether it j, E M'llhenny was wounded in the leg, be bv seizure oT cotton bags, or the ser.ure i , . . Jf'waon*, if thr nM **ityo/au caw reguir \ and 1S ^covering. red it. Tho God ot nations has coufeircd The suffering and afflictedneed not be as(his ri"ht on nien aud nations; and there- .sured that they have the hearty sympathy fore Je-r. him not be told that it wa? uncon- ' O j j.], e on t; re community^ Bfirutioual. To defend the country, let lum ixst be told that ib was unconstitutional to use the necessary means. The Consti- tutiou was adopted for the protection of the ** .. ^"J... JJ ., · J .i« «K n 4- f~lf\r\~. f i f .11 mti f n /" by our own sharpshooters ; and Edward M. son of Alexander Woods, shot accidentally by his brother, while playing 4 with a gun picked off the battle-field, j Wounded--John L Burns, a patriotic citizen, w h o shouldered his gun and fell into the ranks with our men. lie received three wjuuds from balls, none of which are thought to be dangerous. Mr. Whetstone, of the Theological Seminary, receiv- Supplies for the Wounded. Tho Christian Commission of Philadcl- that Oon-,titdtion the P llia bavo established their head quarters natioa Mdja^fight to exorcise all the powers, in Mr. Schick's store-room on the S. B. that wJre ! i i neee»$aiy ibi the protection of ] Corner of the Diamond, where they rc- ; the wounded, of the country. ^ njr"iuai tial law was necessary ! to the s-ulvAlion ot thc.couutry, martial law | was legal for that purpose. If it was ucccs- for.a Judjic, for the preservation of order ( to pun'ish"for contempt, he thought it was Hcces^ary for a General to a con- ^ tiol over his cannon, to imprison traitors, and to arrest '-pics and to intercept eommu- t nications with the enemy It this was necessary, all this was legal.--Chicago Trib- the body. uue. ceive for distribution amon all kinds of stores. The distribution these stores is conducted uy Christian gentlemen, who carry thomdiiect to'tht sufferers themselves, aud have abundant opportunity thus to minister both to body and spirit. They get access to the soul through Secret of Grant's Success- A Chicago letter to a jiemicman in Bos- tou furnishes the following:--One of our 'iproiuinent men, just from Viek-burg, says we^eaa bum the town in six hours with "red-hot shot if nectary, but Grant is so confident that he tfan take the place that that will be his last resort. A Lieutenant Colonel who vrw in Vicksbnrg jail is here, and reports tint he, with others, were iu it \7uca a huge shell from the mortars came through the roof, exploding and killing about' twenty-five mTM and blowing the Viludios to pieces Gen. Grant says he v,l\\ defend himself with tweucy-five thousand men frnra any attack Johnston _ can ; agdnst him. Ho has made llamas' ,,._.,' impregnable, and it is the key to Vicksbtirg and his of supplies. The ?oeret of Grant's success is partially due to. ihe fact that his generals, though mostly AViist Poiutcrs, work together; that he has bcun heavily leuilbrccd is known to all. and Missouri is complaining that her troops huvo been"draiucd^ to send to him. Wo have truswonhy evidence -that "3 -is ful^of corn, cotton and sugar. The most urgent necessity exists for all kinds of stores, o specially for underclothing aud delicacies. brin oiTiaial accounts which wo gj: to-day C the capture of tho rebci 5ron-clgflB J "Uiiboat. Atlanta exhibit, in tho. lightjo(;Mi aer. the superiority of our Mon- The Atlanta, tvl'tor eighteen months ' !.preparation, was f . .., ' Warsaw Sonu^l for-the purpose of -Uea- - ' · lh'6 " --"· laden with w spectators, aocompauied the el h-on-clad out for the purpow- of soeiug Caht. and perhaps of towing back a l o ' o f onr di^l.-d Monitors. J !ho and tho.P«ssaio waiting. 1 1' \ ,-' · ·*;« .',y^s«v /l ' A: ViCMyt', $ Gettysburg and the War. In our last, which was issued two weeks ,ago, we spoke of the possibility of tho iu-, vadcrs visiting our own neighborhood, and a great battle being fought before they would be allowed to return to Virginia -Little, it must be confessed, did we realize what we then included in that possibility. The fortnight past has developed from it a tcrribfc, and yet glorious reality f'TemWe in the desolation of our homcx, our fiiir farms and friendly firesides, the slaughter of thousands, and the mangling of tens of thousands of our fellow men, our friends, and many of them our own kindred, our fathers, our hi others, our husbands, our lovers, our sons. Terrible in the din, the dread, tho dire destruction of war iu its inObt appalling form. Glorious in tho fruits gathered, the vindication of truth, the triumph of right, the victory achieved for Liberty, Justice, the Union aud good Government. On Friday, the 26th ult, a hostile force consisting of Cavalry, came to our" town, going up to York and Carlisle. They remained all night, taking what they wanted, robbing the stores and dwellings of food and valuables, and leaving what was of no use to thcmfcelvee. The surrender 'of the place, with 85,000 in gold aud silver, and other supplies of which they weie in need -were haughtily demanded and manfully refused Saturday these passed on East, aud left us a little time in which to digest what they had furnished in the room of what they had stolen. On Tuesday, the 30th ult. tho advance of Lee's main army appeared on Seminary hill from the direction of Charnbersburg. At the same lime Gen. Bulb-id, of the Potomac Army, appeared on the opposite side of the town with a body of cavalry. It now became painfully evident that our own beautiful village was tobethescene ofaterriblc conflict. Thus rested things, each party gathering his strength and arranging his plans, u n t i l Wednesday thp 1st inst., when the Eleventh Corps, supported by the First, passed south-west of the town to M'Pherson's farm, where began the fight. Gen. Reynolds, who led the First corps, fell before the battle had fairly commenced, being killed by a sharpshooter. At 3 P. M. our forces were obliged to retire to Cemetery hill, which they did in good order.-Ic was not, however, without first capturing the rebel General Archer, and his entire brigade, .who remain in our hands At t P. M. of Thursday the fight was renew:d. the enemy now being the advancing and attacking party. The roar of artillery and musketry was terrific from that time until dark, when as if by mutual consent, the wearied and battle-worn ceased the conflict*. But it was only to open again on the fol- | lowing morning with still more droudfal and terrible ferocity. This was the decisive da}'. Each had brought to the work his entire force. Along the whole line, extending from Wolf hill on our right, to a point east of the Euimittsburg road, about a mile from town, on the left the battle raged with a desperation and to an extent unknown in the previous history of the war. The enemy had delermined to crash our lines, break through and possess the Baltimore Pike. To accomplish this, whole brigades charged repeatedly our batteries, only to be mown down, captured, or driven tack in confusion, but they fell back only to rally and rush again with maddened fury into the red jaws of death. Thus raged the battle with fcaiful carnage until 4 P. M., when the enemy withdrew and retired, wcalcrr l/y twenty Jive to thirty thousand than when the battle Ixgftn. BlaTij brave officer? anj brave and noble men have fal 1- c n, but praised be God, not on our side in vain. It is the univcisal testimony of those engaged that "Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorville were skirmishes as compared with this." We have cap tuicd about 15,000 to 20,000 prisoners, including those sent in by Pleasanton who pursued the enemy in his retreat. f ^T , ^ en f r , a 6 ^ . ,, supply and ammunition trains have also The sudden change ot commanders of | , r , , . ,, _ . _ , the Army of the Potomac, aud the pointraent of one so little known to the public, just on rhe|evc of a great battle, was a matter of almost universal sui prise, and general alarm. The firsit ordfr of tho new commander, pledging anJf promising nolhiny, trusting . Gad aiid thn brai,6 men lie commanded] The College Guards. Captain--F. Klincibltcr, 1st Lieut. W. F. Ilinkle, 2nd " L. W. Slater, 1st Sergeant-- II. 0. Fry, 2nd " --II. C. Shindlo, 3rd tt --g_ ])_ Schmuoker, 4t u « --Q.. \\r_ Frederick, ' 5th " --0. F. Fcgley, 1st Corporal--Win. II. Rupp, « " " « 2nd 8rd 4t!i 5th Gth 7th 8th « -- M. Daniel Albert, J. A. Boeder, T. C. Billhcimer, M. G. Boyer, P. A. Branson, G. M. Beltxboover, R. A. Belch, tf. W.Baugher, J. P. B!^ mire, W. C. Bishop, J, R. Cully, J. J. Cressman, II. L. Cook", D. G. Cantucr, It E Gulp, (J. Chrit/man S. B. Collins, P. Doerr, F. Eaton, J. W. Fiuklincr, W. II. Gotwald, J. C. Hill, J. C. llutton, S. S. Henry, C. A. Hcilig. x. C. A. Heagy, J. Irrgang, A. Jacoby, L. D. Jacobs, -F. C. Pritchard, -- D. F. Hank, --J. C. Kohler, --J. C Dizingcr, --E. J. Wolf, --T. L. Scip, ,,,, II. Richards, J. M. Krauth, ., E. M. Mcisanhelder, F. Muhleuberg, v S. P. Mikscll, II. C: Moirison, A- MeLaughliu, G. 15. Myers, H. W. McKnight, C. C- Moorhead, W. E. Parsons, E. L. Rowo, F. Hitchard-*, ·"·' J. M. Rodman, T F. Rodolf, v A. J UeSly, J D. Shindle, W. II. Stock, W. C. Schseffcr, L. A. Soop, S. M Say for J, L. H. Sahui. t Pv. 31. Schicfc, J.C.S.Weills, J. G. Wells, F. B. Wolf, _,, . D. IT. Touut, r T J. 31. Young, ^\II. L. Ziegcnfuss. Mar. Congratulatory Ordor. HKAU QUARTETS AHMY »' TIII POTOMAC, J U L Y -llli, 1B03. General Orders No. 08. The Commanding General, in behalf of the country, t h a n k s the army of tho Potomac for the glorious result of the rcceut operations, An enemy superior in numbers and flushed with the pride of asucces.slul invasion, attempted to overcome and destroy til is Army. Utterly baffled aud defeated, he has now withdrawn from the contest. The privations aud fatigue the Army has endured and the heroic courage and gallantry it has displayed will be matters of history to be ever remembeied. Our task is not yet accomplished, and the Commanding General looks to the Army for greater efforts to drive from our soil every vestige of the presence of the invader, j It is right and proper that we should, on all suitable occasions, icturn our grateful AN lMi'fli:ssivoScKNB.--At the great Union meeting held iu Chicago on Thura- 'dayevening, a most thrilling aud impressive sceae occurred. Tho Hon. Win. Kellogg, of Pooria, was addressing the vast crowd with his accustomed eloquence, in behalf of supporting the Government aud tho laws. Suddenly pausing he exclaimed : "Would that I could life to heaven the hands of those thousands which T see before me, aud have an oath registered there, that never I NCVKid while u rebel lives, or a foot of treasonable soil is to be found, shall this war cease; aud that it shall be prosecuted with all the vigor and with all the terrible means at our disposal, until tho entire Uuiou shall bo restored." ·'Administer it! Administer it!" shouted scores of voices. "Administer it!" swelled upon the air, as thousands took up the ciy. "Then lift up your hands," said Judge Kellogg, and, bending down, he rau his eye over the vast ciowd. "I can see thanks to the Almighty Disposer of events ; no copperheads/' be shouted; ^thcso up- that in the goodness of his Providence Holms thought fit to give victory to the cause of the just. By command of 3Lv.T. GEN. iVI S. "WiLMAMS, Asst. Adj. General. followin Company of Cavalry County : Captain--Robert Bell. 1st Liout--Juiiics Mickley. 2ud. Lieut.--Henry Lott, Jr. Orderly--P. II. are the officers of the recruited in this YOUTHS--Last week a car load of sick and wounded soldiers arrived at Baltimore, and w h i l e waiting for transportation to the hospitals, several little boys came into the cars, and gratuitously furnished a number of the biave fellows with fruit, ice, etc. One of the soldiers, u member of Company B, 154th New Yoik Volunteers, insisted on paying the lads "for their most acceptable gifts, but the lictle fellows most stienously declined taking one cent. As they turned lo leave, the soldier called them back, and said: "My dear boys, if you will take nothing else, won't you accept a soldier's thanks and a soldier's blessing T' These few word« were said with such feeling and kindness as to bring tears to the eyes of those who witnessed the pleasing incident. JST'Gcneral Dix, in a despatch to the War Department, states that a cavalry expedition sent out by him has complete!} 7 destroyed the Virginia Central Railroad The company has been accepted by the ' bridge over the South Ana. He also cap. ,1 . -(·,,,,,,,.,!],, .wm-n tuicd General William Fitzhugh Lee, Lieutenant Ce'oncl Hearsablo, four Captains and one liuudred privates, and brought ID thirty-five wagons, six mules each, nearly a hundred horse*, and §15,000 iu Confederate bouds. All this was public piopcrtj, no private property being iujuicd. Our loss was but three killed and ei"ht vtoundud. Govcrnor and was formally sworn into the United States service for six months by Major Ilallcr, on Wednesday moruing.--- The company is full and has been doini" very effic'ent service as scouts since the ap- have pearance of the enemy. The mun been performing the hardest kind of service, coming frequently in contact with the rebs, making narrow escapes and bringing in valuable information. -- Ib. cars on the Gettysburg Railroad on Wednesday evening last, run over a cow, on this side of New Oxford a few miles and were tin own from the track. The rails were torn up for several rods, and strange to say not ODC person was seriously injured. The 26th Regiment, P. V. M.. was on the cars. -- Ib. otn the Department of the Ohio we have news of a very iaipoitaut raid in E.itt Tennessee, by Col S. II Saunders -It occurred in the neighborhood ot Knox- villc. Three exteusisc bridges were destroyed, and five b u n d l e d prisoners, and one thousand stand of aims, togfthor with considerable aitillery, moviMous, captured. ammunition, aud ^ Our Lancaster Friends- As the invaders approached, many of our citizens took their horses to Lancaster and other couutit-a for safety, there they received the most heaity welcome, and hospitable treatment from all, with a few cojtperj/ exceptions. For this kindness these hospitable friends have the warmest thanks of our people. Allow us also to absuic them that if, in the iorfuno of war, it should ever be their lot to suffer, God wbid '. they have here, friends v»ho will :ieartily reciprocate the favor. I been.captured, numbering in all several for all tiring*, calmed iu some measure the ( apprehensions thus aroused. The result' Of tho three days fight shows the wisdom ot i tbo act, and the value'of a God fearing ; trust. GPU. 31 cad's order of the day fol- the baltle, giving thanks to God THE 2GTH REGIMKNT.--The College uards, Capt. Kliuclclter, haie bee ··mus- tered into the 2Gth Rjgimcut, Pensylvania Volunteer Militia. This was the first regiment in the field from camp Curtin in response to the last call of the Governor. The following are the field officers of the 26fh. Colonel--W. W. Jennings, of IlarrMmig ; Lieut. Col.--Joseph S. Jenkins, of Dano-; vcr; Major--Lorenzo Greuewalt, of banon of Penna. College,--Ib. HEROISM OF TUI: NEGRO TROOPS.-lion. Benjamin F. Flanders, wiiting from New Oilcans to a gentleman of this City, pays the following tribute to the braveiy of the colored troops : "The unanimous report of all those v,1io were in tho icccnt bcvero "^hs at L'ort Hudson, in repaid to the negroes, i?, th.^t they fought like devils. Tl-cj have completely conquered the prejudice of the army against them. Never \\asthorcbefon; such an extiaoidinaiy ievolution of sentiment, as that oi this army ia respect to the negroes as soldiers." To all Citizens, Men, Horses and Wagons wanted immediately, to bury the dead and to cleanse our streets, in such a thorough way as to guard against a pestilence. Every good citizen can be of use by reporting himself, at once, to Capt. W. W. SMITH, acting Pro\ost Marshal, Office, N. E. corner Centre Square. ,^- War Department has despatches Lo- from General Banks to the 14th, ult. which Adjutant-- Harvey W. MeNight, appear to effectually dispose of the Rebel - stories that our troops had beeu repulsed twenty-seven times, driven from their In- treuchraejts, their siege guns spiked, etc. General Banks reports that on the 14th instant, having established bis batteries within three hundred and fifty yards of the Rebel works, after a vigorous cannonade, he summoned General Gardiner to surrender, On his refusal an assault was made, and our troops gained positions within one hundred yards of the enemy's woiks -- Gcncial Banks is confident of success. -General Paine had been severely wounded. The JTews. Our Euiopean news icport that _ the .slcauier Southerner, rcpieseuted to Minister Adams a^ a Coufedciatc vessel, built in the British docks, has been bcaiched, by order of Eail Russell, and nothing found to criminate its builders. A recent editorial of tho London Times comments with advices from Now Orleans, received at New York, say that the icpoit- ed assaults on Port Hudson wore more camp rumors, and that thcic had neither been a general assault nor a_repul!-e. Gen. Banks on the 15th issued a congratulatory order to his troops on their steady progress towaids the enemy's woiks, and expressed lifted hands aic thoto ot loyal freemen-patriots all." Aud amidst the most impressive silence he administered the oath, the substance of which is given above, and thousands of voices mingled ia one mighty response--"IKe swearfit!" is stated that the G o v e i n m e n t h a s determined to adop't a plan for recruiting tho ai 013', which has been long under consideration, aud that measures will be immediately taken to carry it into eflect.-- By this plan it is hoped that a very large pioportion of the two-years' and nine- mouths' men, just discharged, may duced to re-cul'ist for the war. These vet- etaris aic to be offered, in addit'OB* to the §100 bounty and pay which all the National soldiers receive, a bounty of S300 ; and are to form a special corps, distinguished both from conscripts and Jrom other three-years' men. The Government is to be leimbursecl, man for man, foi this §300, from the substitute fund to bo raised under the draft, and which by the terms of the act must be devoted to this purpose. These advantages arc to be forfeited in case the men to whom they appeal do not avail themselves of them within a fixed time, which will probably be sixty days -The large bounty offered is to be paid in installments, to suit the convenience of the Government and the wishes of tho soldier. Accidental Death of an Army Correspondent. QUARTERS ARMY or POTOMA.C, June 2-1 -- Mr. L. N. Buckingham, coires- pondcnt of the New York lleiald, vas yesterday killed under the following circumstances: lie was coming from Aldic with news of the cavaliy light, and w h e n five miles below that point was chased by guerillas, lie put spurs to his Iwe, winch btumblcd and threw him off, bi caking his neck and killing him instantly. His body and effects were taken iu charge by Mr. Ward, artist. Attempt to Arrest a Deserter-- An. Officer Shot and, Deseiter Killed. NOHIUHTOWN, June 22 -- Last night Daniel Klsenberry and M. Wanner, Special Deputy Provost Marshals, a.^bisted by A 11. Baitolot, enrolling officer, attempted to arrest a deserter named Howe, in Frederick township, Montgomery county. Admittance to the house wns demanded and refused. Horns were blown by parties in tho house, and answcrod by horns in difler- out parts of the noiirhboihoud. The de- ?citer fired from a v.indnw and shot liarto- let, killiuir him iiiatantly. A 3 he was firing the second time the guatd fired and killed Howe. a l Ui L U U J J O U U U U _ L l l I » u a vw»u"» \ j u v o » » * m - . ,. , , - . , upon the rapid .accesses of Grant's 1"S confidence in an immediate ami tnumph- i - . ' * ^ »r * o"f itoi,A nY thr optjf I n tci tho 20th victory, shows that the fearing spirit is now in fCfilimony to* Christianity ! lon needed God command. Wh-it Weehawlr'cij pflrt i« Wv capture, which was cffc^toif .....i _ _ "in Annth* hido. of vilucvertfeco W Of lliir gttilS au inovifajjif i^e^'flfriev! s She W-'ti- liken ^t- vjst'^Jth !\er xn»fir*, r «tenm l , ^crins ItiiPl'^f ,wiffa»Hiour,: $% vi ?iW? 'H-^-i« vtiw*-.'iyAV,.%l;;-t*/iv.j. TM,1 Rebels Tired of tlie War, hn'vo talked with multitudes of the jefeel, .soldiers, and find very \nany htiardly ·sick o f f ho war. They acknowledge thom- 3'lve2'_-lKul!y whipped, find seem desirous jf.fimlinga quiot homo beneath the. protection of th'c'stiirs ,ir,d stripes. TJiey;8?elare Lea deceived them rrc'prtsent- r- . *· U J ijg,tli:fi'they'!id nothing before ihpm but wv,"%ilifi.i. p) Tl4cy'founU the veterans of (ho Aripy of "the' H Potomac. ' " »y ;,, word morgf^risoneh! who from' I.«/f/Arrfiy-'fo tell the t.o Jeff of tho «i?grtificcnt success of 'lifePiuviioii of the ni^ith? ' ·^W * J" ,,* *"·* r ,?V 1(* ^ J v *· " * r " '"jt'Y" *^,Vj- fif '. X»"« F i i huudreds. Several guns have also fallen into our hands. Our own loss is frightful to contemplate, but much less than that of the enemy in killed and wounded, and comparatively none in prisoneis. The enemy is terribly punished for his reckless villainy in thus attempting to make the North the future battle ground. Nor is this all; w i t h French and Pleasanton to intercept the retreat, and Couch aud Meade to pursue, tho providential rise o f j the Potomac, the destruction of the rebel pontoon^, which we are informed is accom- plihedjfthure is scarcely a possibility that the rebels _can escape. Thus wo hope, upon our own soil, and at our own homes has been given the death blow to the rebellion, i One feature of this invasion has been peculiarly gratifying to every lovor of the Uuionl Those who have been notorious sympathisers with the enemy, have been required to give tangible and practical evidence of their sympathy. They have been by great odds tho heaviest sufferers. Truly there is a God in Heaven. Instead of mourning and repining at our misfortunes let us thank God and take eoura"0. , . i Vicksburg campaign. Emperor Napoleon contemplate? reforms with respect to the freedom of speech aud of the pruss. Telegrams a«aert and contradict that Austria has concurred in the propositions of France and England to Russia concerning Poland, i ant issue of the sie^e. Up to the 20th there was no material change in the position of affnrs. A storming column was being oi"anized. Tnr: OLD SOLDIERS or 1812.--Thirteen of these old veterans headed by a drnm- The Governor of Indiana, in pursu- incr and filer, were out on jvirade yoster- · ' ' " _ one of them, their old relic of 1S12, much tafc- anec of the requisition made by the l j resi- day afternoon, two bearing (lags dent for volunteers lor the term of six 1L -- "-"--'·' -|: - " f 1i 1 ' "' mouths, to bo credited to the draft, orders that one regiment will be raised and accepted from each Congressional District of that State, to rendezvous at Camp Morten, Indianapolis. The Rebel Occupation of Cumberland-- Tlio Baltimore aad OMo Bailroad Bridges. [Correspondence of Ilio Evening Pott.] CuMWBiiLANi), Md., June 18.--This place was occupied yesterday by Jmbodeu with nine bundled cavaliy. Ihus far no damage has been done about Cumberland, except that I hear on good authorky that the llebelb have made a clean bweei^f the Baltimore and Ohio Raihoad bridges between Martinsburg and Cumberland. None were saved. West of Cumberland the road is torn up at Brady's Mill, this side of New Creek whcre our forces are stationed. The Balti more aud Ohio Railroad Company had scut all their valuable machinery, cars tools, Arc., west before the Rebels entered' the town. The purposes of the enemy iu occupying Cumberland have not beeu developed. _I do not believe, however, that indiscriminate destruction is one of them.--· They only occupied the town a few hours --respected all the private property.-They did not even enter a store or dwelling. They are now encamped some four miles out of town--whether to retuni or not is not kuo\vn. .There was quito a panic, of course, in Cumberland, aud the place now wears a deserted look, as almost all tho men have left. Things are quiet iu towu, but seem squally in the neighborhood. 1 scud this by expiess to Somerset, Pa., to be mailed. We are cut off from east aud west, both by mail and telegraph. rilOM CUMBERLAND. A despatch from General Kelly last evc-n- ing_ stated that he was about to move against a force of Rebels under Imboden, about throe thousand stroug,iu the vicinity of Great Cacapon, near Hancock. Tho city of Cumberland was occupied yesterday by Geneial Kelly, aad has sufficed but little fiom the llcbel raid. As to the visit of the Rebels to that city, we learn from tho Civilians that Colonel Imboden, with his Rebel army,, made his appeaiancc on Shriver's hill, a short distance below towu, oa Wednesday morning last, about S o'clock. His "appearance caused considerable excitement among the citizens, a laigc number of whom left tho city As aoon as the troops were discovered oh the hill, a number of Federal cavalry were in towu, and having some doubts as to whether they were Rebels or Federals, took their horses and went up the Kill to see. They wore fired upon by tho Rebels. They then formed a company and started up again, aud were fired upon with winch burst near Beall's Foundry,. The Rebels thrc*fonr shells in tie corporate limits After our cavalry hat} all retreated Colonel Imboden sent a flag of truce into the city and asked for a suiren- der, which^ was granted without any hesitancy. The Jtcbtls maichcd into toVrs about nine o'clock, and vent out about eleven o'clock. No damage was done to the city or thcitizons. Some of the merchants sold a large amount oi goodi to the llubeli and received their pay iu Confederate scrip. We alto learn that letters have beeu received from Cumberland stating that during the brief occupancy of the citv by the Rebels they fired three canal boats, named i effectively General McClcllan,. Geneial Ilnllcck a'id General llosecrans. Thc fiit two_ were destroyed, Wt tlie last was extinguished, an alarm having bcca given _and a retreat ordued before it was fully ignitwl. The Government cammi«- siry stores were not burnt, tlie Rebels for- bcaiing for fear that the town would be involved in the Conflagration. "W^hat Invasion Means. The invasion of the loyal States by the rebels meansi something moie than the rueru laying waste of territory, the stealing of horses and the panici/ing of the people. What the rebel leaders want is the possession of territory in the North epual to that which the Government nq,w holds iu tho South. If Lee can succeed in making the borders of Pennsylvania and tho Ru-que- hannathc base of 1m operations--if ho can wrest the control of a large area of Northera teiritoiy from the Goveinuicnt, it would balance that which the eoufcdeiaeyj has lost in the South, and in the end might dc'more towaids forcing a compromise all tl.e hard blows which tho ienels could inflict in battle on tho Union forces. That the prcj-cat attempt of the rebels to invade the Nuith means the sei/iug and holding of nortliciu territosy, i.s a Ian presumption. It ib startling, in every light in which it is viewed. It should and must arouse all our energies to repel thei'ivader:, with an important base of operations ouco in his po-scssion, expulsion of an enemy is caicr theorized in than accomplished.--Han iklurj Tdfgraph, Hiehmond Uncovered The Uichmond Despatch kas the following significant paragraph : ·'Richmond is about to be nnccvcred of r 'and tori'iby age and l^d u^c - the dclbnce afiorded heretofore by the piox- The old vegans marched with a firm and ', TM*3 ° f « cn - ^s. 8 TM?'f i'« rt tf whtfh . at n n Av tmnrl nml will do all fiev can to « a^.aJi/ MI Ao 1 aflty of 1 irgmw, cm-l n official despatch is said to have been received to the effect that Vickchurg surrendered on tho 4ih of July. Another paragraph in tho Second Declaration of Aincricau Independence. Rubel sources we learn that Colonel Hatch, of the 2d Iowa Cavalry had succeeded in IMS expedition from Lagrange to Gtauado, destroying the railroads and bridges along his entire route 'Ihc object of this raid was to prevent Johnston from making his way North by rail, and has doubtless succeeded fully. , J5S?*We ar.C pleased to notice that our Friend, Harvey Mcknight, of Company A, College Guards, lias been made Adjutant of the 20th regiment, Pa. Vo. Militia. _ 138th Regiment, P. V , which been lying at tho Relay House and Klicott's Mill*, has been moved to Maryland Heigh Us. The Heights have since been evacuated. $-. Baliimorc we hear that Harper's Ferry has been evacuated--Maryland Heights alone being defended. General MiU'oy was lately in Baltimore, in confer- ,enee",with Gen. Schcnck, and left afterwards for the defence of his posv,. Maryland is rapidly arming for defence, a n d - the spirit of the people is worthy of the occasion. LATER--Maryland Iloighta arc also evacuated,'h whole force going to cut off Leo's retreat. steady tread, and will do all t'icy can to aid in defending the Capital of their native Slate, should their services be needed.-- Ilarrislurg Telegraph. Trie HOSPITAL SOLDIERS.--On Tuesday of last week, the sick and wounded soldiers at the U. S. Hospital at this place, probably in fllnryland, and the rest "7 ; H probably follow on, whenco they cannot oe brought instantly to our assistance, if assistance wo should need." Latest from Frederick. We learn that a detachment of United States llcgular Cavalry, from Washington, was on Monday scut to operate against the tlebel scouts who have been prowling about Frederick and vicinity for several dajs past. On reaching Mount Airoy they found a picket on the road, and drove them into Frederick, capturing a portion of them. Without halting U, inquire as to the number of the enemy in Frederick, they dashed in after the flying pickets, and aftfr a brief skirmish through the streets, drove the i-n- t'ne force out of the city and pursued thcsn until they crossed South Mountain, FOMIO twelve rmlcs from Frederick. The enuniy did not number over two hundred, and their hDISCS being fresh, they succeeded in out-running our cavalry. They reported Monday night fiom Frederick tint there was not bejievcd to be an armed Kubi'l in the whole country. The intelligence from Frederick yesterday was that, with the exception of these llcbcl scouts, tho whole force ot the enemy is west of South Mountain in the vicinity of Boonsboro' and Hagerstown., and at Williamsport. Whilst tho llebclfl occupied Frederick they opened a recruiting office and Jiad obtained a number of recruits. In the pn«ic at tho approach of tho Federal cavtilry these rccinits wore loft behind, and were captured. Had the horses of our cavalry not been worn out tloy would probably havo captured thp whole party. _ following incident of the arrival" of one of the "two years" N. York were removed to Columbia for greater strfe-1 , co .i tnC nts at home is related by a paper of ty All the convalescents who were abk 1 to shoulder a gun, together with the Patapsco Guards, Capt. McGowau were on the that city : On Saturday afternoon, at tho corner of Prince street and Broadway, while a re- same day sent forwaad to Harrisburg to j t u v n i n g vegiment of war-worn veterans aid iu the defence of the State. The men Were in high spirits, and appeared anxious tu meet the old enemy. If epos. wore marching down Broadway, ihey were spit upon and insulted by Coarse language from throe very richly and fashionably dressed women, who called them "JSorth- crn cowards," "loafers," ''white trash," c.. and one of them said, "One satisfac- --Governor Seymour won't let you From Suffolk. NEW YORK, June 23.--A letter from Suffolk of the 18th states that General t UOII __ t , uvi; , imL Uli , muui ,,,,,, ,, J U U _,,,,, Corcoran's expedition has returned, having VOUJ » A p 0 ]i ccni;vn was hunted up, and searched the whole country from Gaiwille I - - - - - -to tho .Black-water. General Wistar's Brigade left last night for Norfolk and sonic unknown destination. MAUKS OF MERCY.--Writing Louisiana to the Boston Transcript, an ar- * my officer state? that but one man in "i the whole negro command has~bfCD punished for misconduct. The negroes nght with groat eourugo and devotion, notwitji- standing that they aTo simple recruits--_, i Here, certainly' is provocation,: "Every mau presenting himself to ho recruited strips toV'tjH'skin, to -bo surveyed by the s«rgco«» A x a - ~ * half tliat oftV'' onlv 33 wore not cccopt' ono- t _ out. of 82,- "I'liavc directed ^^ to quiet theiUjbut ho only rcpliod, 'My ^ 0(] , A rrost tnctn 1 Why, 1 if T should learn from A l b a n y that ncaily 14,000 troops have been started for tho re- liof of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Governor Seymour has directed tho purchase of ton thousand stand of arms for the militia and volunteers of the. State of New York. jSy-More t' 1!1 " 30,000 people arc employed on the fortifications of Pittsburg. God I order them to stop abusin; Ihc soldiers, cvory Copperhead journal iu the country would raise such a howl, that I would lose my position.' division artillery of tho army of tho Potomoc hiw boon broken up and organized into a reserve for the wliole army, except five batteries selected from cauh corps, which have been orgnnrod into artillery brigades one to each corpy, my surgeons. to-b~bcp - sac'ciiratiJ lists of the - n " causes of (j-|gctJt5n% 1 "They report that not one in fifteen ufrc.t. from, marfcs of wvcrc lashwif. , More 1h«n onc-hnlf arc rrjfctcd lifcausc of disability ariswq fro-m lashing with w7t»}w and filing ^tf $ny$ in tfidr calves a.nd"f/tighs. It is frfgntful, -Hundreds of them have Vf;la'"on thoir baolcs as largo as one of your largest finders, I intend to have these momorauda collected audpul lisliod with certificates of s tiallimorc American has an ae- count from Washington dated tho 5th sny- ing:---Major Gcnorul Siclc'cs reached horo. by railroad this morning. Though suffering from ihc loss of'.i leg, his physical condition is thought to be improving. LWSPAPLRl

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