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captain first atttllery( 18, WllliamnWood,
of Massachusetts, captain third infantry. -
Cqptaim 13, Francis H Bates, of Massachu
setts, first lieutenant fodrlli infantry ; 23,
Thomas. 'J 0 Aniory, of MassachusetLyJirst
lientr-o'niit seventh infantry j 35, Gouvernour
KVWarreu, of New York, first lieutenant topo
graphical engineers) 47, Joseph 0 Ives,
of Connecticut, 'first lieutenant topograph
ical engineers) 60, William 'B llazen, of
Ohio, first lieutenant eighth infantry 66, Wil
liam 0 Spencer, of Maryland, fint lieutenaut
second infantry j 76, Henry S Briggs, of Mas
sachusetts I 86, John P. Wales, of Delaware )
96, Edward B Merryfield, of Michigan ; 116,
Edwin 0 .Mason, volunteers ; 115y Henry S
Smith, volunteers i 124, Corydon a Abelf, of
Kentucky j 133, Walter H Pease, rolunteers.
First Lieutenant 13, Charles B Stiver, of
Kentucky; 26, William T Gentry, of Indjana.
second lieutenant fourth Infantry j, 33, Edward
J Conner, of New' Hampshire, second lieuten
ant fourth infantry t 68, William J Moorhead,
volunteers i 79, Nathaniel -Prime, of New
York 90, Henry Ji. Piersorf, jun., volunteers ;
lUluiarence uorning, m -new irin,
Thomas 0 J Bailey, of Delaware : 121, Daniel
W Hughes, of Kentucky: 131, Edward A Lee-
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1 68, Edmund Collins, of Massachusetts f ,167,
Charles L Weld volunteers ; 176, Robert
Montgomery, of .Pennsylvania 185, Seth L
Hatrifntpr. of Maine:' 194. Howard Wood row.
volunteers i 2031 Pythagoras A Holco'mb," of
llliuois; Hi, William u v aicoti, volunteers ;
221, William W Swan, or Massachusetts : 229,
Henry A Swartwoul, of Now York j 234, John
B Parke, of Pennsylvania 237, Frank How
ell, of New Jersey 239, Oeorgo W Green;
Stcond Lieutenant 8, Richard Byrnes, of
the army, sergeant major first cavalry; 21,
Henry T Inman, of the army, company G,
tionTccirrn regiment of infantry.
Colonel 11, Henry B Carrington, ivolan-teensi
Ujieuienam uptime , yum u ,uajuaiu,
of New York, captain and brevet major, third
Major Henry S Burton, of Vermont,
captain third artillery) 14, Edmund Under
wood, of Pennsylvania, captain fourth Infan
try; 21, Frederick Townsend, of New York.
Captain 14, Alexander Piper, of Pennsyl
vania, first lieutenant third artillery ) 24, Thos
M Vincent, of Ohio, first lieutenaut second ar
tillery 36, Henry Douglas, of New York, first
lieutenant ninth infantry; 49, James Deshler,
of Alabama, first lieutenaut tenth infantry ;
62, Alexander Chambers, of New York, first
lieotenant fifth infantry ) C2, Thomas 0 Sulli
van, of Ohio, first lieuteuant Drat artillery: 77,
William McLaughlin, volunteers: 87, William
B Thurston, of Maryland ; 97. Piatt 3 Titus, of
Michigan; IVI, voanes a uennisun, ui iiu
nois ) 116, Henry Belknap, of Massachusetts':
125,'A H Breman, of Iowa; 134, Moses M
U ranger, oi unio; ii, iiucou u ujwr, im
poteers, First Lieutenant , James W Forsyth,
pfOhio; 12. William. B Hughes, of Tennes
see ; 30, Elisba E Camp, of Illinois, second
lieutenant ninth infantry 44, Fras J Crilley,
of'Pennsylvaula, second lieutenant seventh in
fantry : G9, John W Hamilton, of Illinois) 80,
Robert B Hull, of New York) 91, W J Fet
terman, of Delaware : 102, Charles L Unease,
volunteers; 112, Andrew D Cash, volunteers;
122, Anton Denton, of Michigan ; 132, William
H Taylor, volunteers: 141, NO Kenny, of New
Jersey ) 160, Richard L Morris, of New York
169, Joseph L Proctor, of Massachusetts! 168,
Anson Mills, of New Mexico ; 177, Andrew
B Burt, of Ohio ; 180, Thomas R Burrows,
volunteers; 195, William O'Brien ; 204,Symes
Gardner, or New Y.ork; ziij.uauaiusacnmiat,
of Massachusetts ; 222, Morgan L Ogden, of
District of Columbia! 230, W W Stevenson, of
if'ewyorki 24, Thomas T Bland, of qhio.
' Second Lieutenant 14, James 8imons, pf
the army, first sergeant company F, fourth ar
tillery 16, James Powell, of the army, first
sergeant company I, first cavalry ; 23, William
P M Cleary, voluuteers.
KINETIENTn REGIMENT OF INFANTRY.
Colonel 4. Edward It S Canby, of Indiana,
major and brevet lieutenant colonel tenth in
fantry. Lieutenant Colonel 1Q, Edward A King, of
Major 1, A ugustus B Seward, of New York.
ratmatter 0, Stephen D Carpenter, of
Maine, captain first infantry.
Captain 15, Alvan C Glllen,of Tennessee,
first lieutenant first artillery; 26, Samuel H
Reynolds, of Virginia, first lieutenant first in
fantry ; 38, Henry W Closson, of Vermont, first
lieutenant first artillery ; 48, Augustus H Plum
mer, of Pennsylvania, first lieutenant seventh
lnaniry; pi, .jameo jncf-uerauu, um,
first lieutenant engineers; 6,3, " Jeremiah IJ
Oilman, of Maine, first lieutenant first artillery;
78, Edmund L Sniitb, volunteers; 88, John H
Farquhar, of Indiana ; 98, Charles W Green,
of Rhode Island ; 108, Francis Fassendon, of
Maiuet 117, John Tucker, jun., of Now York;
126, Charles D Murray, of Indiana ; 135, 11
D Massey, of Ohio ; 143, Lewis Wilson, volunteers.
First Lieutenant 10, Orlando H Moore, of
Michigan ; 16, Samuel S Carroll, of District of
Columbia ; 17, A N Cunningham, of District of
Columbia; -Ju, uuver r. uoouing. or luqiana,
Tecond lieut?rian tenth." Infantry J 0, Byron 13
Daniels, of New York; 8i,' Frank 8' fyown,
of Massachusetts ; 92, -t-1- Camming?, qf New
York; 103, Robert Bernard, qf District of Co
Jumbia; 113, Howard E Stanabury, of Minno
sola; 123, Egbert Phelps, of Vermont; 136,
Aueustus Boyd, of Pounsilvnniat 142, Jacob
Jones, volunteers; 161, John P Ely, volun
teers; 160, Matthew Jack, volunteers; 169,
William Uilbert, o- rtew lorn; iio.hdiuc
Murdy, of Kentucky ; 187, Manuel 0 Caustcn,
f District ot uoiummai inn, miiiara i.ysier,
f Michifcan 205, William Pogarty, of Illinois ;
214, Lewis Snyder, of California ; 223, Edward
Moale, of Maryland ; 231, Yeatman Bickham,
volunteers f 235, Hitnjson MiUrd, yoluuteeri j
239, George Wy Smith', of Kansas,
Second Lieutenant 17, Colin B Ferguson,
of the army, sergeant major first artillery j 20,
William II Leamy, of the army.
II. The number prefixed to tbo name of
each Officer in tbo above list indicates his rank
among those of the same grade.
J II. Acceptance or npu acceptance of an
iHinents, and, in case of acceptance, bis
birthplace, age, and residence, when appointed,
together with his full name, will be promptly
reported by each officer to the adjutant general
of tbe army.
J V. The officers of each regiment will be as
signed to battalions and companies by their re
spective colonels. The letters of companies
will be the samo in each battalion of infantry,
running down from A to U inclusive, and no
V. Tho newly appointed officers will lose no
time in making themselves Jheroughly ac
nuuinted with the urrav nmilations, the tactics
of their several arms, ond the arious duties of
their profession. None will be nominated lor
commissions to tbo Senate who have pot proved
tyiuselires in tbe meantime to be both worthy
bind tapablri of commanding the bravo men
uuuer tbem. mat me isepartuieui may uo
eua"bled to form a judgment on this delicate
inents and' battalions mora particularly, will
forward t'l this office, in lime to reach it by the
lSlh of July next, a statement on honor of the
moral, mental, and physlcul qualifications tor
the service of each one of the officers belonging
to th6ir command.
VI. The recruiting for the new regiments
will be commenced immediately, and be con
ducted under the superintendence of their
colonels or lieutenant colonels, as may be here
after determined, in the Slates adjoining the
headquarters of each regiment. All officers
will accordingly, by Utter or in person, report
forthwith for Orders to their respective colonels.
The headquarters of the different regiments
are established at the following places, viz : Of
we luiru cuvairj, r uisuurg, . ui luvuuu
artillery! at Harrisbunr, Pa. : 'of the eleventh
infantry, at Fort Independence, Boston harbor,
Mass. ; of the twelfth infantry, at Fort Hamil
ton, New York harbor, N. Y. ; of the thirteenth
infantry, at Jefferson barracks, Mo. ; of the
fourteenth infantry, at Fort Trumbull, Conn. ;
of the fifteenth infantry, at Wheeling. Va. ; of
tne sixteentb mlantry, at Chicago, ill.; ot tbe
seventeenth infantry, at Fort Adams, Newport
R. I. : of the eighteenth Infantry, at Cojumr
bus, Ohio ; of the nineteenth infantry, at In
dianapolis, Ind. Estimates for blankets, and
funds for the recruiting service of each regi
ment will be at once 'prepared and forwarded
to this office by the different colonels. By or
der, L. THOMAS,
THE BATTLE AT BOONVILLE !
XHBES HUNDRED KILLED U
COL: STONE'S COMMAND I
Not Crossed the Potomac !
FROM FORTRESS MONROE.
e. LouirTueday, Jun 18. Tho Democrat
has special dispatch from Jefferson Cily,
which says that citizens of this place, who' have
just arrived in a skiff from six miles below
Booneville, bring newt that Gen. Lyon attacked
ana completely routed tne state forces at Boone
ville, kilting' three hundred and taking six hun
The national loss was only seventeen.
Col. Boernstein is continually sending scooting
parties into the country surrounding Jefferson
City. One company has just arrived, bringing
a large number of kegs ot powder, taken from
one of Gov. Jackson's secret depots In the in
terior. The secessionists of Boone, Hollowav, and
Howard counties, are fleeinsr, and tbe Union
Home Guards are begiuning to organize In
A desperate efTorfiVfas made by the oon
victs to escape from the Penitentiary to day,
wbicn was preyenua ,Dy lour companies ot
troops. Six convicts were ishot, aud several
Col Curtis, of tho Iowa regiment, was to
proceed from Macon city last night, taking the
Hannibal and Bt. Joseph road to Renick sta
tion, and then across the country 30 miles to
About 30 secessionists attacked a small num
ber of Federal troops guarding the Dardtbee
creek, both on tbe Missouri Railroad, but they
were repulsed, and two Federal soldiers were
said to have been mortally wounded.
St. Louie, June 19. The report of a battle
at Booneville is confirmed.
The State troops havo bean completely de
feated by tho United States troops uader Gen.
Three hundred State troops were killed, and
the rest dispersed. Geueral Price, the com
mander, was taken sick with diarrheja at lh,o
beginning of the battle, aud carried home,
Governor Jackson (led iuglorioqsly,
There is great rejoicings here at the resnlt.
MOVEMENTS IN MISSOURI.
St. Louis, June 18. The Democrat has ad
vices from Kansas that a portion of Captain
Montgomery mounted men reached Wyan
dotte on Thursday from Lawrence, under or
ders from pol. Mitchell. Capt. Montgomery
will at once take a position on the Kansas side
of the Missouri line, ready to meet Governor
Jackson's force whenever they make a move
ment froii) Independence' to'wds Kalisas City,
The Jlepullican learns that on Sunday 2,000
State troops were at Boonville, and 1,000 more
were at the opposite landing, where artillery
has been posted on elevated ground command
ing the river, and several pieces were also
mounted on the bur-ground opposite.
f j -- - rriri" TV"r-"- r 7 -r-r
port, ten miles below, ana wbuld attack Gov.
Jacksop from the teat, '
A special dispatch fropi Jefferqpn City says;
"Gen, Lyon's expedition left here yesterday,' in
two steamers, destined, it is supposed, for
A gentleman from above reports that CapU
Kelly is running trains to-day on the Pacific
railroad, between Tipton and Syracuse, impres
sing men Into the service of the State, aud that
firing was heard, for several hours, in the direc
tion of Boonville. Tbe telegraph line is out of
order west of Jefferson, ana no reliable infor
mation of movement iu zt quarter pan be
FROU COWNEJ, STONE'3 COtlUAtrp.
Fooltstille, Montgomery county, Aid,, June 10,
Tbg command is still here,
An attempt of the enemy to cross at the
Goose Creek ferry was checked by two or three
rounds from Lieutenant Uasbrouck's twelve
pound howitzer, which scattered casoshot
among them, and soon sent them to the right
about. (ROM FORTRESS U.OKROE.
Fortret Monroe, June 18. The story of the
Hdrriet Lane having been in an engagement
aud damaged, is without fpundutipn ; so of the
story of an engagement atNewporf-News,
The remains 'of Wajor Winthrop, disinterred
under a flag of truce, go up In the Adelaide
tins evening. Colonel Bartlett, of the Naval
Brigade, goes up to Washington. Mrs, Gen
eral Butler, and Mr. Hildreth, daughter, and
sister, are passengers.
Gunboat lroouoi is opocd. from New
1 Nothing had been heird of tbe detachment
of 'three hundred Zouaves, commanded by
Lieutenant Colonel Warren, aud accompanlea
by Captain Smith, of tbo Urographies porps,
wbo tell on Mopaity iara reconnoisiuucp m w
vipiuitj 0 Big Bethel aud up the ioute to York
town, where, it is supposid, tho Confederates
are concentrating a large force.
The Jamtitown. Cumberland. Minnesota, Har
riet Lane, and two gun-boats, were lying off the
WE3TERV V1ROINU COXVENTION.
Wheeling, June 18. In Couvcntion to-day,
Mr. Carlile, from the committe on business, re
ported an ordinance fixing tbe compensation
of State officers and member? of tbe Legisla
ture much fower than now,
1 Mr. Farneworth, of Upshur county, offered
a resolution that one of the leading objects of
the Convention, after establishing prgisoual
uuretumeui, was iuq sepurutivu ui western
AfW a long debate, it was laid on the table
ayes 67, nays 17.
Resolutions of respect to the memory of the
late Senator Douglas were unanimously ordered
to be entered upon tho journal.
PRINCE ALFRED AT QUEBEC.
' Quebec, June 17. On Thursday, Friday, and
Saturday, the Prince rode about the city and
visited Chandiere Falls and other places of in
terest. On Sunday morning he attended divine
service at the Cathedral, and left this morning
for .Montreal, in the Queen Victoria, He was
heartily cheered by the people whenever he
made his appearance iu the city.,
VIOLENT STORU fv UlMlrnnatTTt
Boiton. June 17. A sovero hail storm, with
thunder aud lightning, passed over a, portion of
riyisouin county, onnaay aliernoon, causing a
great destruction of trees, growing crops, 'and
wiuuuws. av oanuwiuD, mere was a loruaao,
partially unroofing some buildings and demol
THE rRIOATE COLORADO.
Botlon,June 18. The United States frigate
Colorado went to sea this morning.
Louisville, June 19. A regiment has been
ordered from here to Columbus, Ky., to protect
Union men there from the depredations of tbe
secessionists. Tbe, Unionists had applied to
Gen. Prentiss, at Cairo, for protection.
The Memphis papers have earnestly advo
cated the rebels seizing Columbus, for its strate
gic importance, In spite of " neutrality."
STEAMERS FROU NTT8BCUO MOV1NO DOWN THE
Wheeling," Va., June 17. Twelve small
steamers, which had beep chartered by the Gov
ernment, left Pittsburg yesterday afternoon and
avening,and passing down the river, stopped
at Bellair, Jour miles below here, where they
Before leaving Pittsburg, the captains, en
gineers, and all bauds, were sworn to secrecy,
and the newspapers in that city were committed
to say nothing about it, but the Intelligencer,
published in this city, announces their depar
ture. The rumor in Pittsburg was, that they
were destined to navigate and carry troops up
thsj small rivers in Missouri, but here it is sup-
Sosed that they are to convey troops up the
lanawha river to Charlestown, the county seat
of Kanawha county, sixty miles from its mouth,
tbe most central point ot a range or tour or
five counties that can be reached.
Two thousand troops have arrived at Bellair,
and two thousand more are expected from Ohio,
all of whom will, it is presumed, march Imme
The Kanawha, at Charlestown, is about three
hundred yards wide, and is navigable fur steam
boats of all sizes. The principal thoroughfare
from Richmond to tho Ohio rivor passes through
Military Movements in the City.
RETUKNlOr T1IE FUST ItllODS ISLAND RIOIMENT.
This favorite legimeuV Colonel Burnside
commanding, after an absence of ten days,
returned to the city at an early hour yesterday
morning, bringing with, them all their artillery,
camp equipage, baggage, he. The regiment
left our city last Sunday week, it will be recol
lected, since which time they have passed
through Harrisburg and Chambersbnrg, Penn
sylvania, and marched over a large portion of
Western Maryland. They remained at Wil-
liamsport lor several days, but did not have an
opportunity, during that time, of giviug tbe
secessionists a taste of their mf tal
Leaving Willianisport, tljey marched to Mid
dlctan, thirty ftva mi(fa umnt, in one day.
fere they met with a most enthusiastic recep
tion. A procession of over two hundred citi
zens, residing in tbat vicinity, came out to
meet them, with drum aud fife playing, and
escorted them into tbe town, every hocuie a
which was brilliautly illuminated. The citi
zens al) YJed. with each other in doing honor1 to
the gallant Rhode Islanders," aud were loath to
purl from them. At Frederick, where they
arrived on Tuesday morning, their reception
WM nu very ciuuuviitaiic, apu, ftu excellent
breakfast vraa prepared' for them by order of
The regiment returns to us in fine condition,
and none the worse for the jaunt they have un
dergone. ARRIVAL Or TIIE BUFFALO REOIJJCT.
A traiu of cars, whh, arrived, here at two
o'clock yesterday afternoon, brought to the city
the jwenty-first New York regiment. This reg
iment brings 780 men. uniformed in dark erav
l. ft Wot nan Id ' unJ (ion inimmaj t!k Ulnl
Dearly sfuiar to ttte New York seventh) and
id anil, tma regiment is considered to bt nearly
equal to that regiment. The men are nearly
all from the city of Buffalo. They have a
drum corps of ten pieces, and a fife corps of the
Their officers are William F. Rogers, colonel ;
A, R. Root, lieutenant colonel; W. H. Drew,
major; C. W. Sternberg, adjutant; John E, Ro
bey, chaplain; EL P. Linton, paj paster'; Dr.
Wilcojj'sgrge'on : 'Dr. Peters, assistant aur
geon;"Tfhomas Scott) drum' major; 'Joseph
Zreimer, fjfe major ; arid Captain j ytpn( Gay
Krd, Washburri Alherger. $rpng, Qlintop,
" Hwvwdi Toium, aufl Gardner,
day, and came directly through without making
any stoppages. They aro well provided with
camp equipage, and are prepared to take the
field at a moment's notice. They bring with
them the old regulation rquaket, which they
expect V v pbDMed here." The regiment is
UUW UUAIlOrVU IU V11UUB UUMUIUgl Ull IUB
sonthside of Pennsylvania avenue, near Sixth
street, and will probably go into camp to day.
ARRIVAL Of V. S. REgOLABS.
Tbe six companies of tho third Vnited 8tates
infantry, numbering about five hundred men,
which left Washington two eeks since to join
General Patterson's division, arrived at one
o'clock this morning, and proceeded to quar
ters prepared for them in the First Ward.
Mr. Lowe's dispatch sent to the President
runt thus t
Washington, June 17.
To the President of the United State:
Sin: This point of observation commands an
area nearly fifty miles in diameter. The city,
with its girdle of encampments, presents a su
perb scene. I take great pleasure in sending
you this first dispatch ever telegraphed from an
aerial station, and in acknowledging my in
debtedness to vour encouragement for the op
portunity of demonstrating the availability of
tbe science of aronautics in the military service
of the country.
Yours, respectfully, ,T.- 8. C. Lowe.
Mr. Lincoln was very much pleased with th'e
experiment, and indorsed it as certain ultimate
ly to prove ot great valne in military move
ments. Professor Lowe was also engaged yesterday
in making a variety of experiments, all of which
were eminently successful.
A Wasbinotom Secessionist Naided in
New Yore. Henry B. Tyler, a lieutenant of
marines iu the United Statesservice, was taken
into custody on Monday night, charged with
being druuk and disorderly, and with using
viuient auu seaiuous language. lie appearsa
in front of tho office of the detective police late
on Monday night, and was very boisterous,
cursing the stars and stripes, calling Lieu
tenant General Scott a gray headed old son of
a d , ana wisbing tbey baa bim in Virginia.
When brought in by the police, it was ascer
tained that be was attached to the sloop of war
Saratoga, which captured the slaver Niahlin.
pale, brought into port on Saturday last. After
me capture ot tne slaver be was ordered on
board of her, and was on duty as an officer of
marines when she arrived. The police fur
nished him with quarters in the station-house
for the night, and the following morning, took
him to the Brooklyn navy yard. N. T. Herald.
Death or i Member or the Twelfth New
York. On Tuesday night, Mr. John J. Morris,
a member of company A. (Captain Ward's,)
twelfth regiment New York State troops, died
at the Infirmary on E street. The deceased
was struck down by a coup de solid whilst on
drill on Sunday morning last, and was imme
diately removed to the Infirmary. Mr. Morris
was about twenty one years of age, and was a
great favorite among his fellow-members, with
whom he bora an excellent character. The re
mains were escorted to the cars yesterday by
company A, and sent to New York in charge
of a delegation of his comrades.
Major Jewell's Battalion. We have re
ceived a note from Major Jewell, dated at Camp
Shady, Md., stating that the men are all well
and in fine spirits, and that the statement that
tbe men were dissatisfied on account of the in
capacity of the ofBoers is erroneous. The men
are anxiously awaiting orders to move for
Central Guardhouse. Beore Justice
Thompson. Emeline West, colored, drunk and
disorderly in the street; fined $3.92. George
mnuen, oruuKen runaway trom tbe workhouse;
fined $3.58, and sent back to his old quarters.
Nick Smith, drunk in the street ; workhouse
Proposals for Stationery.
Gone to CAvr. Yesterday morning, the
twenty-sixth Pennsylvania regiment, Colonel
Small, Colonel Einstein's Philadelphia regiment,
and the first Massachusetts regiment, Colonel
Cowden, proceeded from their quarters, accom
panied by their bands, to a convenient place
above Georgetown, to encamp.
Mcsio in THE President's Grounds. The
fine band attached to the Highlanders regi
ment, led by Proff. Robertson, performed in
tbe President's grounds last evening. Quite
a large crowd was in attendance. On Satur
day afternoon, the Marine band will perform,.
Death in the Fifth New York Rioiment.
One of the privates in Col. Schwarzwalder'a
fi,fth New York regiment, whose name we have
been unable to ascertain, died at the encamp
ment of the regiment, on the Eastern, Rrqncti,
at five o'clock yesterday anernQQU. His re
mains will he a(en to tfew York in bo early
iriu mi wuthiub;,
Returned. John G. Nicolav. Eao.. tm
private secretary of the President, returned to
the city, on Tuesday evening, from h ocent
visit to his home in Illinois.
point, all eemmaudio officers, those of regi-' Irom Eastern Virginia.
EXPEDITIQU XO TUB WHITE HoUSE.-
ferisr atihai Fbint. The steamer Jubunr Ver
fion, Captain Wood, U. S. N., left the navy yard
about two o'clock yesterday morning, baviug cu
tqU', Vitft which she 'propertied to the White
House and landed the farce, who immediately
started and searched the country for some miles,
The reported batteries could not be found, or
even evidence that any considerable force had
been there. Two or three farm houses were
looked into, but nothing of a war like charac
ter found. Some colored people, whom they
met, informed tbe party, however, that an op
cer of the C. 8. A. had engaged them to cieaV
the heights, to eccj buttenCsfbut they had seen
nothing of nlin for some days. Finding'their
search iu vain, tbey re embarked and arnve4
at the wharf at three o'clock yesterday after
noon. General Mansfield's headquarters have beeq
removed to the northwest corner of Pennsyl
vania avenue and Seventeenth street.
THE CROSSING OF THE TROOPS FROM
CorreipoodMiqi) of U") (muwor Anwrlus
Williausport, June 18. 1861.
Qu Saturday, 16th iustant, General Cadwal
lader retched this place, from Qreencastle,
with six regiments, among whom were the
Rhode Island regiment, McMullen'i rangers,
and the Fort Sumter boys, aud never did sol
diers receive a more hearty welcome than did
they to our town. After weeks of fear, of
threatened bombardment and expected attack,
every way-worn and dusty aoldjer, wearing a,
" U. 8." op his breast-prate, seemed; a brother,
who had cooie a long ays to bring us deliver
ance froGR fear, andf our men bad cheers and
our ladies smiles, enough for them all,
The genera,! formed his camp on the eastern
edge of our town, expecting to remain there
for a number of days, but, on Saturday night,
a dispatch reached the camp, ordering bim to
throw a part of his force immediately across
the Potomac on to Virginia soil. ja. au,p,
posed that tbe evacuation of Harper's Ferry,
and tbe conccn(rtlou oi-ihe Confederate forces
at vrinonesier, nave causeu a cnange in uene
ral Seott's plan, and also this hasty forward
movement Into Virginia. Early on Sundar
morning the command was jlep, to a. part of
the camp to draw, stakes, fto'd, at 1 1 o'clock, the
division v;as moving towards Lemon's Ferry,
distant about half a mile on tbe Potomac.
The river was forded in fine style; the water
being only deep enough to reach up to about
tbe loins of the men, and men au,c hordes, took
to tbe river as if they aeeutad game on the
other sie, tbough not a solitary Confederate
soldier'has been seen in these parts for several
days. The crossing division was led off by the
first and second companies of ljn(etl, states
regulars, then follows U nuth, sixteenth, nd
nineteenth eunsy)vqnia regiments, theu the
Rhode Island battery, &c. till, at about half-
punt" tftur o'cWV, six regiments and several
lUiupanles Iu all, being composed ot infautry,
cavalry, and artillery, regulars and volunteers,
bad crossed into Berkeley county. Not the
slightest accident or disorder happened during;
the crossing, and the roldiers' sheers rang out
as they touched the Virginia shore. The whole
body was soon out of sight and pressipg c.a
their way to Martinsburg.
You can irj&jkd th'e joy with wh'ch the
piqny poor Virginia exiles among us, who, for
Weeks have ueen banished from their, famj
aud farms, witnessed the passage fef thai army,
which weut as mud) fo tbe defence of their
rights a for the defence of the stars, aud stripes.
They oau now go home nnd dwell in their qW
peace aud safety once again. O.
June 4, 1861.
S BALED PROPOSALS for furnishing tbe sta
tionery required by this Department during
the fiscal j ear ending Jans 30, 1862, will be re
ceived until 12 o'clock U. on the 30th day of
June instant Those unaccompanied by satis
factory testimonials of ability to fulfil the con
tract will not b considered, and contracts will
only be awarded to established manufacturers
of or dealers in the articles.
Alt tbe articles mnstbeof the very best qual
ity of", their kind, sncT saapUr, asj hereinafter
specified, must accompany each bid, Tne sam
ples of the party to whom the contract may be
awarded will be paid 'for by tbe Department;
the others will be returned tohe respective bid
den. 1ft bid will U eonsittersd unless the article at
empmyinf U art of the very best quality, and
tutttd t til vants eth Department.
Each proposal must be signed by the individ
ual or firm making it, and must specify a price,
and but one price, for each and every article
contained in the schedule.
All the articles furnished will be required to
be like tbe samples submitted, which will be re
tained lor comparison; and must De delivered
without delay, when ordered, to the satisfaction
of the head of the office for which they are re
The Department, In the examination of the
proposals that may be made for stationery, will
not be governed by tbe aggregate of the lowest
offer in awarding the contract, but will hare re
gard to the amount of each article used by it for
which the lowest price may be proposed.
The Department reserves the right of ordering
a greater or less quantity of each and every arti
cle contracted for, as the publlo service may re
quire. Supplying an Inferior article at any time will
be deemed sufficient cause forthwith to annul
tbe contract. .
Bonds, with approved security, to be given by
the persons contracting; and In case of a failure
to supply the articles required, tbe contractors
and sureties shall be liable for the forfeiture
specified in lach bond as liquidated damages.
The subjoined list specifies, as nearly as can
be done, the'amount, quality, and description of
each or tbe kind of articles required.
Class No. 1. Paper.
1. 100 reams folio-post, satin finish, faint-lined,
and trimmed, of the very best quality
2. 160 reams white cap paper, satin finish,
faint-lined, and trimmed, of tbe very
I. 20 reams white cap paper, machine-mads,
falnt-ltned, and trimmed, of the best
I. 20 reams cap paper, blue-laid, faint-lined.
garden pattern, commonly known as.
dispatch or consular paper, of the very
bf st quality
5. 20 reams white law cap paper, sal In finish,
heavy, band-made, falnliued, and
trimmed, of the very best quality
6. 600 reams quarto-post, white, highly glased,
and bard calendered, faint-lined on three
sides, and of the very best quality
7. 100 reams quarto-post, macblne-made, white,
plain, taint-lined on three sides, of the
8. 20 teams quarto-post, white, highly glased,
and bard calendered, faint-lined four
sides, and of tbe very best quality
9. 20 reams qaarto-post, French, faint-lined
th'se aides, of tbe very best quality
(0 reams while note paper, highly glased,
hard calendered, falnt-llatd, ullt-edged
on three sides, of tbe very best quality
30 reams heavy white msdium paper, for
books, of the very best quality
20 reams heavy white royal paper, for books,
of tbe very best quality
20 reams heavy white super-royal paper,
for books, of the very best quality
100 reams copying paper, of the very best
quality, color, and atjle
60 reams fc.ea.vy, highly glased, and hard
calendered envelope paper, royal, yel
low or buff, of the very best aualltv
60 reams heavy envelope paper,super. royal,
bard calendered, and highly glased,
yellow or buff, of tb very best quality
50 ream Urge brown envelope paper, of
the best quality, strong and well mado
30 reams royal blotting paper, of tbe very
seal quality, iijie, ana co or.
Each Item of tbe above class must be accom
panied with a sample of half a ream, or o-.e
package when n,o( packed la half reams, and tbe
bids mus.t (tate the priee per ream delivered at
Class 2. Envtkpts,
1. 500 II adhesive envelopes, white, yellow, or
buff colored, heavy, smooth, and thick,
wllb tun pocxeis, omcui sites, or tne
three following slies : 8 by 3, 9 by 4,
and 10 by 4 inches ; price to be named
for each size and color, of the best qual
ity tbat is made.
2. 100 M full-pockst adhesive envelopes, of tbe
proper size for quarto-post, wbi e, ytl
low, or buff, heavy, smooth, and thick,
of the very best quality
3. 100 II fall-pockt adhesive envelopes, of tbo
proper site for tbe note paper, white,
yellow, or buff, heavy, smooth, and
thick, of tbe vary best quality.
Each color of each item of tbe above class
must ba accompanied by a sample of one pack
age, and the price- must be stated for each size
and eolor. Tbey must all be made adhesive ai d
gummed a proper distance each side of tbe cen
tre lappels, with full pockets, and the lower lap
pel wall and securely gummed to the pocket.
Class. 3, JVii.
1. 10 dien gold pens, of tbe best kind and
2. 10 dozen gold pens in silver cases, with
ever-pointed pencils, of the best kind
3. 200 doien, oftrdl Perry's beat metallic pens,
price to be per dozen cards
4, 600 dozen steel pens of the best makers and
5. 20 U quills of tbe very best quality.
For all tbo Items of otass 3, except item 3, in
tbe above class, the bidder la not restricted to a
particular manufacture, but samples of d fferent
ma.ke?e, with the price of each, may be submitted,
and tbe Department will select which it deems.
the best, the price, quality, and fitness for the
service, being all considered
CtA.ua 4- PtntiU.
. 3,01) doen Faher's best black-lead pencils,
Nos. 1, 2, and 3
2. 30 dozen red and blue lead pencils of the
3. 20 dozen ivory propelling pencils, of Hears,
or olhera of like quality, with box of
lead fur each.
One dozen of each kind of class 4 must be sub
mttted as samples.
100 pounds i best 'extra snpeTfhM scarfs'
For all the articles in class 5, suitable and con
venient samples must be submitted, with, pries
attached to each. '
Cuss 0. Cutlery and MnuUaiuou Articltf
1. 20 dozen Bodgers A Bon's genuine, or aqial
spring erasers, with ivory baad!ej;V
2. 60 dozen Bodgers Son's gsnulne, ot
equal, four-hladed knives, with stag and
3. 12 dozen ivory-handled wafer stamps
4. 0 dozen large office (heirs, of the vary
bestiality. , , .-.
6. ft dozen office scissors, of tho very best
quality , r
9. 100 spools of the vary best qaallty of red
7. 100 dozen of the best quality of red linen
'tape ' "
8. 60 dozen silk tape of assorted colors. In
banks . p
9. 0 dozen Ivory pounce boxes "
6 dozen llgnumvitas pounce boxes
6 dosen cocoa or box sand boxes, of the
best shape and quality
6 dozen cocoa or box wafer boxes, of the
best shape and quality -
80 pounds prepared India rabbar, of salta-
200 quarts black sand
60 ounces pounce
200 pounds strong linen twine
12 dozen round rulers, assorted
12 dozen flat raters, assorted
20 dozen 9-lncb ivory folders
60 dozen pen-holders, assorted
60 boxes small eyelets, French,
25 boxes Urge eyelets, French
10 dozen steel-tipped pen handles. '
For all the articles in class G. suitable and cod.
renlent samples must be submitted with pries
attached to each; and the price In all cases
must ineludt tht delivery of the articles at tht'Ds-
The Attack at Vienna
IS nothing, compared with the attack on tho
exorbitant prices of onr butter dealers by
WILSON, stall 215, o'd fish market, back ofth.
scale-house. lie brought it down from 3T to It
eents. Encourage him. jane 20 3t
By J. 0. MoGUIEE & CO., Auctioneer.
ICllNITCRE AND EFFECTS OF A FAMILY
DECLININU HOOSEKEKP1NO. On Tues
day morr ing, June 25, at 10 o'clock, we shall sell,
at the residence of a gentleman declining house
keeping, on Twelfth street, west tide, between Q
and 11 streets, tbe furniniture and effects of a
family declining housekeeping, comprising:
Suite of a did walnut Parlor Furniture, cover.
ed with crimson plash
Rosewood marble-top Tables, papier maaha
Walnut What-not, pair of oval gilt-frame Mir.
Crimson d imask Curtains, Cornice, Ac t
Superior velvet and ingrain Carpets
Oilclotn, Hat-tree, Stair Carpets
Mantel Ornaments, Pointings.
Bedsteads, Bureaus, Wa.drobea
Wasbstands, Toilet tiau, Ruga
Hair and busk Mattrassos, Bolsters and Pil
lows Comforts, Dlankets, Sheeting
Mahogany Dining Tables, Ubairs
French Onlna Dinner Sd, Glass Ware
Table Cutlery, Castors, Walters
Cooking Stove and Fixtures, Refrigerator.
Together with a general assortment of Kitchen
Terms cash, in current funds.
P. S. The House is for rent. Inquire of the
Auctioneers. JAS. O. McGUIRK k CO ,
June JO td Auctioneers.
BT J. 0. McGUIRE & CO., Auctioneers.
GOVERNMENT SALE OF EXCELLENT
BRUSSELS CARPETS, UAIR CUSHIONS,
Ac On Saturday moraine. June 22d. at 10
o'clock, at the auction rooms, we shall sell, for
account of the Government
About thirty excellent Brussels Carpets
Large quantity of Curled, Hair Cushions
Lot of plush-covered Sofas and Arm Chairs.
Terms cash, in specie.
JAMES O. McQUIRE A CO.,
June 20 td Auctioneers.
Gunboats for the Western Biveri.
QuASTtaiiASTis Qeicxral's Ornoa,
Washington, June 17, 1881.
PROPOSALS are invited for constructing
Gunboats upon the Western rivers.
Specifications will be immediately prepared,
and may be examined ot the Quartermaster's
Office at Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and at this
Proposals from boat-builders and engine
builders alone will be considered.
Plans submlttod by bidders will be taken Into
consideration. M. O. MEIQS,
Quartermaster General United States.
GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL FOR THE CtSANfl.
June 17, last.
BIDS are invited till Monday, July 1, 1861, to
furnish and deliver upon the Hospital wharf
six hundred (600) tons, more or less, of 2,240 lbs.
each, of good, clean anthracite "broken" Coal.
The difference in price between white ash and
gray ash should be stated ; also, the particular
name or designation by which tbe coal It may
be proposed to furnish Is known In the market.
A horse and driver will be furnished by the
hospital, and at lis expense, to hoist the coal
from the vessel, and It will be received and drawn
away as fast as one gang of men and horse can
hoist it from the vessel and deliver It upon the
wharf, but no men will be furnished by the hos
pital to work on board the vessel.
Tbe coal will be weighed as It Is received, by
a sworn receiver in the employment and pay of
the hospl al, and accounted for aocordinalv.
Vessels drawing seven (7) feet of water can ooa
to the Hospital wharf at high tide.
June 19 2aw2vr
OT FOR SALE. Lot Fie, In Square 1032,
containing aooui w,vuy situaTa leeu rrioa,
is cents per foot Apply at thy) ofjfce,
Class 6. Ink, JnJufoadi, and Wafers.
1. 12 dozen. Fry's Improved patent American
I. 12 dozen cast-iron Inkstands
. 12 dozen red Inkstwvi with ground-glass
4, 3q(qu.il bottles of the best copying luk,
sample bottles to be submitted, of the
best quality made
6. 300 quart bottles of the best black Ink
0. 100 bQttUa best blue ink, sample to be sub
mitted 7,. 100 bo ties carmine Ink, French, snail slse,
in glass bqtll), with ground-glass stop-
8. 1,0(0 large red wafers, for Department seal
t. 190 pounds of wafers, eommon slse, best
CHIEF ASSISTANT QUARTERMASTER'S OF
FICE, Wabuinoton, D. O , Sum 18, 1881.
SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at
this office until 12 o'clock, M , 27ih instant,
to furnish the troops in this city, and its vicinity
north ot the Potomac river, within (6) fire miles
of tho city ol Washington, with wood, for (3)
three months, ending on tbe 30th day of Septem
ber, 1801. The wood to be of tbe best quality of
oak or hickory, and to oe delivered at tne camps
or quarters of the troops, In such quantities and
at such times as the Cbiet Assistant Quartermas
ter may direct.
Good security will be required for tbe fulfil
ment of the contract.
The bids to be for so much per cord of wood
consisting of (123) one hundred and twenty
Itfbt cubic feet, and to be endorsed " Bids for
Wood," and the names of the security to be
stated In the bids. Tbe undersigned reserves, to
himself the right to reject all bids that Bay bt
deemed too high.
Payments to be made at the end of each
month, by returning the orders drawn on the
contractors with receipts of the acttir or regi
mental quartermasters of regimaU or corps en
dorsed on the back of said orders, for the amount
of wood delivered. 'v?. W. UIQK.EY,
June 19 BU Major A. Q. M.
DR. JOSEPH T. HOWARD.
OFFICE No. 366 Fifth strett, Between O end
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