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of the Wigwam Convention there was a beg
garly display of bunting, but next week wc pre
sume the case will be far different. It is like
wise presumed that tbe city will then rejoice in
the. presence of its Mayor; and If "the cole
bratcd John Milton," or Mr. Secretary Seward,
"or any other tuan" of Wigwam tendencies,
chooses toy tako a John liilpin gallop through
our streets, his ambition of having the Chief
Magistrate of the city for a spectator will be
amply gratified. It would also be In taste for
our citizens to honor the Southern heroes by
Illuminating their residences in the evening, as
long as the Convention is in session.
As soon as the call for the Convention was
Issuoti, tfcc leaders in the movement commenced
their preparations for the selection of the dole
gates. In the border States, and In Tennessee
and some parts of Virginia, no great difficulty
was encountered, and conventions were regu
larly held and appointments made. With re
gard to the other States, however, it was soon
found that it would cost even more than a loyal
man's lile to advocate the cause of the Conv en
lion oponly. So absolute is the
The Reign of Terror
Inmost of the btivtes composing the late so
called Confedciacy, that the Idea of regular
State and District Conventions had to be aban
doned. Loyal men who steadfastly and uncom
promisingly fought secession, fiom its concep
tion to its demise, shrunk with fear and trem
bling from making known their sentiments In
the present "reconstructed" condition ef affairs.
In many of the "reconstructed" States, however,
there are club3 of Union men scattered about
in various localities, who have since held secret
meetings, and appointed some of their own
members to attend the Convention as delegates.
In places where these clubs have no regular and
systematic existence, the loyal men of a par
ticular neighborhood have assembled or con.
ierred wilh each other, and thus selected their
representatives. And where even this means of
appointment was impossible, loyal men have
been constituted delegates by their own appoint
ment, and will attend the Convention in that
For the reasons just stated, it has been im
poHbible for us to obtain lists of delegates from
the several Southern States as full and correct
as were those we presented to the public previ
ous to the assemblage of the late Wigwam Con
tention in this city. Therefore, until the loyal
Convention has actually met and commenced
its deliberation, the world cannot know the
names of more than a few of those who will
We give below, however, the lists as far as we
have been able to ascertain anything concern
ing them, up to the time of going to press:
In this State there is but one Congressional
District in whicli the loyal men dare attenpt to
lold an open meeting. There they have held a
convention, and appointed Dr. Thomas Haughey,
one of the signers of the call, as a delegate.
Others of the following signers from this State
will also be present at the Convention:
SIGBIU8 07 THE CALL.
Ceorge Reese, Thomai Haughey,
1). 11. Binpham.
M. J. raflold,
J. 11. Larootnbe,
William II. Smith.
Reese is a South Carolinian by birth. Tears
ago he was a member of the State Senate of
Alabama. He i9 an uncompromising Union
man, and fougbt secession at home from the
Yery first. Last year ho was the Union candi
date for Representative in Congress from the
Third District, receiving 2100 votes; but he was
defeated by Cullen A. Battle, a Rebel General
who lost a leg in the service of the Confederacy.
Bingham is a native of Vermont, but has
lived in Alabama about thirty-three years.
Before the war he was the editor of the Athens
Herald, and advocated the cause of the Union
in its columns up to the time of Mr. Lincoln's
first election. He then found it absolutely
accessary to dispose of his paper, but he re
mained at borne, opposing the war openly,
until the fall of 18C2. He then went to Wash
ington, and was connected with the Treasury
Department until the 1st of August, at which
time he was dismissed because of his affiliation
with the proposed September Convention.
Safpold, the author of the circular
given at length in a previous column,
was an outspoken opponent of the Rebel
lion until he was threatened with con
scription Into the Confolerate army. Then,
through the personal friendship and influence
of Judge Campbell, the Rebel Assistant Secre
tary of War, he was appointed Provost Judge ot
the War Departoient of the "C. S. A.," and sent
Pouth to examine political prisoners. He
opened his provost-court, and invariably re
leased every man brought before him on the
charge of Unionism. For this conduct, nume
ious charges were preferred against him, and
petitions for his removal poured into Richmond
from all parts of the South. However, he held
to his position until the Federal troops took
possession of Alabama, when he again pro
claimed his Union sentiments without disguise.
This time his loyal course resulted in his being
foroed to leave the State. He remained In
Washington fur a time, and has recently been
stumping Pennsylvania against the President's
polioy. After the Convention closes, he goes
to Indiana on a campaigning tour, by Invitation
of Governor Morton, of that State.
Laboombi is a native of Pennsylvania, but
lias lived in Alabama many years. At the out
break of the war he was in charge of the tele
graph offiee at Huntsville, Alabama, where he
still remained when the town was captured by
General Mitchell, in April, 1862. He was ap
pointed by the latter superintendent of the
railroad and telegraph lines in his department,
and in that capacity rendered material aid to
the Union cause. Since the fall of 1862 he has
been in Washington.
IlAUOHBThas long resided In Alabama. He
vas an uncompromising Unionist, and served
three years In the Federal army as assistant
surgeon and post surgeon,
QairriM is the editor of the National of Mo
bile, an Intensely radical and loyal paper.' He
is a native of Macon, Ga., where he resided
until 1856. In that year the cry of "Abolition
1st" was raised, and he was obliged to come
Worth to save his life. He resided In the West
until January, 18G6, since when be has been in
Smith served in the Federal army, and was
with Sherman in his march from Atlanta to the
sea. He has been a judge of the State Circuit
Court, and was always an oul-and-out Unionist.
THK DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH. PHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY,
Among other loyal Alabamians who are ex
pected to attend the Convention, are David
Woodruff, E. W. Peck, and W. W. D. Turner.
Woopbuff is a native of Connecticut, but a
resident of Alabama since 1829. Although he
has never held office, he is one of the finest
scholars in the State, and has always exerted a
great influence, and al trays in favor of the Union.
Peck is also a native of Connecticut. He Is
considered one of the most profound jurists of
the 8outh, and has held the position of Chan
cellor In Alabama. He was a firm Unon man
from first to last. On the close of the war he
was elected a member from Tuscaloosa county
of the State Convention for remodelling the
Constitution of Alabama, but the Sheriff fraudu
lently gave the certificate to his sedession oppo
nent. Turner Is a native of Mlsourl. He served as
a Colonel In the Federal army, and was with
General Lyon at Wilson's creek. He was also a
member of the Missouri Convention of 1861. At
the close of the war he established himself as a
lawyer in Mobile.
The following are the
BIGNESS Or TBI CALL.
loaac Murphy, Ellas Harrall,
J. W. Babe, I
Mdbfbt is a native of the 8outh, and enjoys
the proud distinction of being the only member
of the Arkansas State Convention who dared or
cared to vote against secession. This he did,
and was rewarded, on the reorganization of the
State on a loyal basis in 1864, by being elected
Governor lor four years.
Habball is at present the Judge of the Eighth
Judicial Circuit, a position to which he could
not have been elected without being, as he Is, an
A Convention of Union men was held on the
10th of August, when the lollowing were ap
H. B. Smlthors, ,1. B. Courtsey,
J. H. Adams.
Smitherb is a lawyer by profession; he was
Clerk of the Delaware House of Representatives
in 1845 and 1847, and in January, 18G3, was ap
pointed Secretary of State. He resigned this
position to take his seat in the Thirty-eighth
Congress, to which ho wa elected on the death,
of Hon. William Temple, a Democrat. Charles
Brown was the Democratic candidate, but owing
to imaginary fears of military interference with
tbe election, his name was withdrawn a few
days previous, and only u lew scattering votes
were cast against Mr. Smithers.
Burton was a leading Whig politician many
years ago, when he berved as a judge of the
State courts and also as Governor of the State,
being the only Whig who was elected to that
position during a long time.
DUtrtct of Columbia.
Several delegations will be present from the
Federal District, comprising, among others, the
Jotio M. Edmonds,
I Major William . Morse,
I William Stringer,
F. K. Dake.
Major J. voughty,
William A. Short,
J. J. Bryant,
Holt has long been a prominent politician of
Kentucky, belonging to the Democratic school.
In March, 1859, President Buchanan appointed
him Postmaster-General, and In December,
1860, he succeeded the notorious John B. Floyd
as Secretary of War, doing what little he could
to avert tbe catastrophe of secession. President
Lincoln appointed him Judge Advocate General,
a position he still holds, though upon a very
Edmdnbs was a prominent Republican of
Michigan at the outbreak of tbe war, holding
the position of Chairman of the State Executive
Committee. He bad previously been on the
bench. President Lincoln appointed him Com
missioner of the General Land Office, a position
irom which Mr. Johnson has taken measures to
remove him. He is one of the most straight
forward radicals in the country, and is at
present Grand President of the Union League of
the United States.
The following are the names of the
BIONKBS OV TBI CALL.
W.R. Hillvor. iO. i. Ribinann.
Philip Frazer, I John W. Pnoe.
Hilltxb is a Northern man, who went South
as a Captain in the Federal array, and settled in
Osceola, Florida, where he now officiates as
Robinson was appointed at the Baltimore Con
vention, in 1864, a member of the National Union
The following are among the many loyal men
of this State who are
BIOSKKS OV THE CALL.
G. W. Ashborn.
Henry G. Cole,
J. Tii. Bryant.
w . r. iiurbia.
W. W. Wright,
A. G Vlniug,
G. W. Orr,
James L. Dunning,
L. P. Gudger,
P. L. Hampton.
i ledenck Bonder,
a. a. Murray,
M. G. DothinB,
John I'. lompton,
J case Trotter,
Abbbubn is a native of North Carolina, but
was raised and has lived all his hie in Georgia.
He is an outspoken radical, and was noted
throughout the State for his contempt and dis
regard of the Confederacy, and of everything
and everybody connected with it. He served
for a time as an aide-de-camp on the staff of
General Rosecranz, and as President of the Provost-Board
of the Department. He was several
times captured by the Rebels, and put upon trial
tor his life, but managed to outwit them on
every occasion. On the outbreak of the war he
was warned out of Columbus, Georgia, where he
then resided, because he would not take tho
oath of allegiance to the Confe icracy. Arming
his two sons with muskets, and himself with a
revolver, he maintained his position until his
wife, who was ill at the time, had sufficiently
recovered to enable the family to start upon
Colb is a native of New Tork, and in his boy
hood was a friend and schoolmate of William
II. Seward. He has resided in Georgia about
forty years. He opposed tbe Rebellion bitterly,
and vas imprisoned for this reason at Atlanta,
and afterwards at Charleston. After the war he
was t candidate for Congress, but suffered defeat
at the hands of a Rebel general.
Bbtant is a native of Maine. He went South
as a Captain in the 8th Maine Volunteers, serv
ing first under General Thomas W. Sherman,
and afterwards on the staff of General Sax ton.
In May, 1866, be was appointed an agent of the
Frcedmeu's Bureau, and placed in charge of the
upper and middle sections of Georgia aud South
Carolina. Shortly after the Federal occupation
ot Augusta, Georgia, he established himself
there, being appointed Presldentot the "Oeorgia
Equal Rights Association," and editing their
organ, the Loyal Georgian, a very radical sheet.
The country is familiar with the tribulations
which this journal has encountered at the hands
of General Tillson.
Wbiobt has always been a Union man, but
during the war he was elected to the Rebel Con
gress. That body, however, refused to let him
take his feat.
Mobbat is the editor of the American Union,
a radical paper published at Griffin, Georgia.
He fought secession from first to last, and at one
time was entirely burnt out by the Rebels.
Dunnino is an outspoken Union man, living
at Atlanta, where he owned an extensive foun
dry at tbe outbreak of the war. Because he
would not make shot for tbe Rebels he was im
prisoned, but to no purpose. He has been an
agent of the Freedmen's Bureau since the war.
The following are among the
BIOWEB8 OF TBI CALL.
1 bomas Bridge,
J. T. Gomes,
John It. Chandler.
The following from this State are the
SIOBERS Or TH CALL.
A. 1' Dostie,
W P. Judd,
1 nomas W. Conway,
Honrv C. Dibb'e,
A. P. Fie d.
itFUUKO J JUVIBMUUj
, R. C. Richardson,
A, B. Cooper.
Hahn, a uative of Germany, emigrated to the
United Stales in infancy. He has since been
a resident of Louisiana, and is a lawyer by
profession. Aftpr the capture of New Orleans
by General Butler, he became an outspoken
Unionist, and was elected to the Thirty-seventh
Congress, being awarded his seat at the close
of the session. He was also elected the first
Governor of the reconstructed State, a posi
tion which he resigned, to accept an election
to the United States Senate. His seat in this
body is contested, but neither party has been
admitted as yet. The ferocioas assault made
upon him by the bloodthirsty Rebel mob,
during the recent New Orleans massacre, has
endeared him to the loyal people of the whole
Dostie was one of the first aud strongest
Union men in New Orleans, no was a dentist
Irom New York, and bad been in New Orleans
since about 1856. He was forced to leave before
the capture of the city by General Butler, but
returned with the latter. His life was sacrificed
on the altar of liberty by tbe police thugs of
Mayor Monroe during the recent riot.
Conwat is a promiueut merchant of New Or
leans, and an out-and-out Unionist. ,
Gbauam, a firm Unionist, was appointed
United States Marshal by President Lin
coln. He has always advocated unqualified
suffrage. On account of his Union sentiments,
the present rebellious Legislature has refused
to confirm his commission as a Notary Public, a
position which he had held for twenty years.
Cdtlea is a native ot Illinois and has resided
in New Orleans for several years, engaged in the
practice of the law. Before the war he held the
position of Police Judge. Alter the reorganiza
tion of tbe State Government he was elected
United States Senator, but has not yet been
admitted to his seat.
Touro has long been a resident of Louisiana,
engaged in mercantile pursuits. A thorough.
Unionist, he remained in New Orleans during
the Rebel occupation of the city; and when it
was captured by General Butler, was offered the
position of United States Sub-Treasurer by Pre
sident Lincoln, which he declined.
Field is a native of Missouri. He has loug
been engaged in the practice of the law In New
Orleans, being distinguished as a criminal
lawyer. He has been a firm Unionist through
out, and was elected to the Thirty-eighth Con.
gress, receiving his mileage and being admitted
to the privilege of the floor. He gained con
siderable notoriety while in Washington, by a
ferocious assault on the Hon. William D. Kelley.
Waples has been a thorough Unionist, and
has held the position ot United States District
Hbistand is a true Unionist. He has been a
judge of several different courts iu New Orleans,
and is a first-class lawyer.
Daniels was Colonel of a colored regiment,
serving in the Southwest through the war.
President Lincoln appointed him Collector
of Internal Revenue, but owing to his
radical sentiments his friends deserted him, and
refused the necessary bonds to enable him to
enter upon the duties of the office.
Regular delegates to the Convention have
been appointed in New Orleans, and perhaps in
other sections of the State. But so great is the
tenor inspired by the recent massacre, that they
have been afraid to make known their names,
and it Is doubtful it many of them will atteud,
as they must do so, If at all, at the risk of their
lives. Among those who are certain to be pre
Thomas J. Durant, long a resident of New
Orleans, and a lawyer of deep culture aud great
ability. He has been a firm Unionist from tbe
first, having remained in New Orleans during
the Rebel occupation. On the capture of the
city by General Butler he proceeded at once to
call Union meetings, and since then has been
very active and oulspokeu. lie was constantly
in consultation with Generals Butler. Banks, and
Shipley, w hile these officers were in command
at New Orleans.
This State sends her most radical statesmen
and politicians, as follows:
DELEGATES AT LABOI.
John A. J. Creawell, i Charles C. Fulton,
Franoia Thomas, Col. hamuli G. Giaham,
John L. Thomas, Jr., , George W. Hands,
J. Lee Chapman, Bamuel M. Evans,
General Dennison, 'Allied Mace.
1. Jacob Tone,
Henry It. Torbot,
JoseDh E Weer,
Daniel T. Oreui,
Win. H. W.Farion.
F C hmith,
Janiei L lowery,
Win. P. Ximbatl.
John K.. Thempson,
3. John A. Hopper,
George M. AlcCoinat,
John T. Knser,
David &. Lastly,
8. Henry Stookbrldgje,
' Judge Hugh L. Bond.
Archibald sterling, Jr-,
Robert M. Bond,
4. A. C. Green,
Hon. liu DrU,
6. John C. llo.Und,
J M. Black,
Capt. Wm T. Faithful,
Samuel r. Hatch,
Wm. P. Etton,
Thomas C. James.
Col. K. F. M Faehtz.
Col. Geo W.F.Yernon,
B rederiok Schley,
Col Wm A. HcKllbp,
Nicholas D. Norria,
I Dr. Joel Bopklna
J. U. hoiluiau,
Tlioina J. Wilson,
I W. L. Vf. betbiock.
apt It. h. broitti.
Crbswrll it a native of Cecil county, Mary
land, and a lawyer by profession. I In 1861 and
1862 he was a member of the Maryland House
of Delegates. In 1862 and 1863 he served as an
Assistant Adjutant-General for Maryland. . In
1863 he became a Representative, and subse
quently a 8enator in Congress. During his
Congressional career he has acted uniformly
with the radical Republicans. He is now a
candidate for re-election to the Senate, his term
expiring March 4, 1867. His most formidable
competitor is the Hon. Montgomery Blair.
Fbancis Thomas was born in Fredonck county,
Maryland, February 3, 1779, and after studying
law, was admitted to the Bar in 1820. In 1822,
1827, and 1829 he was a member of the State
House of Delegates. In 1831 he entered the
lower House of Congress, holding his scat un
interruptedly until 1841. From 1841 to 1844 he
was Governor of the State. In 1861 he
was asain elected to the seat in Congress
which be still holds. He is an out-and-out
radical, voting in favor of the reconstruction
measures of the present Congress.
John L. Thomas, Jr., a momber of the present
Congress is as radical as his namesake, casting
a vote on the same side on every occasion.
Chapman, at the outbreak of the war, was a
promising young lawyer of Baltimore. He was
ably educated, and in every way fitted to lead
tho loyal men of that city in their every-day
contest with secession. During the war he was
elected Mayor, and Is now a candidate for re
election the third time.
The following are the
signers or rum call.
Josoph N. Field, ,J. M. Jones,
Joan U. Auk bey. I
Field is a native of Georgia, now living in
Columbus, Miss. He was a Circuit Judge before
the war, and has always been a strong Unionist.
The following are among the
SIGNERS or TBI CALL.
J. W. McClnrg,
R. T. Van Horn,
jonn k. iieio,
J. F. Benjamin,
George W. Anderson,
T. H. Grisbam,
A. P. McKee,
John A. Yancey,
ft H. Harrin.
1 nomas u. Fletcher,
Charles E. Mobs,
a., u cannon,
C. V. Hnllvflnlri
John H. Btokelv,
Jamci H. Yorke,
K. 1. Kanalield,
J. R. French,
s ai a meet nir oi the mil rai Htnto Hrwuti
fl Committee, held on the 20th of August, tbe
1 Goveinoi of the State, and the radical Senators
and Representatives in Congress, were requested
to attend the Convention as
John B. Ilondorfon, iB. Gmtz Brown,
xiuiiry i. dww, uionn it. Kelso,
J. W. McClurg, k. r. Van Horn,
Benjamin F. Loan, J. F. Benjamin.
George W. Anderson, 1
McClubq is a nattve of Missouri, but passed
most of his early life in Mississippi, Louisiana,
and Texas. He was admitted to the bar in the
latter State in 1841, and was subsequently elected
Clerk of the Circuit Court. In 1844 he returned
to Missouri, and entered mercantile life. On
the breaking out of tbe war, the Rebels de
spoiled him of a great portion of his property.
An out-and-out Union man, he resented this
treatment by joining the Federal army, serving
as Colonel of the "Osnge" regiment of infantry,
and also of a regiment of cavalry. He was a
member of the State Convention which disap
pointed the secession Legislature by keeping
Missouri in the Union and deposing the entire
Slate Government. In 1863 he became a mem
ber of the lower House of Congress, and was
re-elected to the present Congress. He has
voted uniformly with the radical Republicans
on all the great questions of reconstruction.
Fleicuer, the present Governor of the State,
is one of the most promising and popular states
men in the West. He was a Colonel of volun
teers in the early part of the war, serving gal
lantly at the battle of Pittsburg. Landing, and
aiterwards in repelling the invasion of Mis
souri by the Rebel General Price. In 1864 he
was the radical candidate lor Governor, Thomas
L. Price being his competitor. He was elected
by a large majority, and succeeded Provisional
Governor Hall. He is a thorough radical in
Moss is the editor of the Press, a radical paper
in St. Louis.
Henderson is a Virginian, but has resided in
Missouri for thirty years. He was admitted to
the bar in 1848, and soon after elected to the
State Legislature. He wu6 a delegate to the
Charleston Convention of 1860. Alter the out
break of the war he had command for a time of
a brigade of militia. When Trusten Polk was
expelled from the United States Senate for his
treason, Mr. Henderson was appointed his suc
cessor, and afterwards elected by the Legisla
ture for a full term. He is one of the most radi
cal members of the Senate.
Bkown, the other Senator from Missouri. U
native of Kentucky. He served in the State
Legislature several terms, and from 1850 to
1S57 edited the St. Louis Democrat, a radical
Blow is a Virginian bv birth, and has devoted
most of his time to manufactures. He has
f erved four years in the State Legislature, was
Minister to Venezuela from 1861 to 1862, and in
the latter year was elected to tho seat in Con
gress which he still holds. Like all the other
Missouri radicals, he is extremely radical.
Loan is a Kentuckian by birth, and a lawyer
by prolesbion. He has resided in Missouri
since 1838. He was appointed a Brigadier
General at the outbreak of the war, and In 18G2
was elected to Congress.
Anderson, Kelso, Van Horn, and Bbnjamin,
are members of the present Congress, and
belong to the political school of Fletcher, Hen
derson, and McClurg.
The following from this State are
iobxrs or tbb call.
Bvron I.aflm, i Alexander H. Jones,
Daniel K. Goodloe, IK. C.Boyley.
Conventions for the selection of delegates
have been held in the eastern part of tbe State.
At a meeting of the Union men of Washington
county, held at Germantown on the 18th of
August, the following were appointed
J. W, VTysne,
E II. Willis,
H. C. McNamara,
J. J. Bea,
II. K. I u rail.
John B. ChUaon, Jr.,
Alexander Al. Phelps.
j a. wiiua,
ii ir R,k.
William A. Cbeur,
bamuel P. Woodier,
Goodloe is a native of North Carolina, but
for some years past he has been absent from
the State. He is now the United States Marshal
for tbe District of North Carolina, but it an out
spoken radical notwithstanding. He is an
SEPTEMBER 1, 18GG.
earnest co-laborer with ex-Governor Iloiden In
bis efforts to redeem the, "Old North State''
from the blighting effects of slavery and seces
. JoMES, a native of the State, has always been
a firm Unionist, and now edits a radical paper
at Hendersonvillc. He is Representative elect
to Congress from the Seventh District
Willis and Rich, two of the delegates, were
out-and-out Union men during the war.
This State is so thoroughly reconstructed that
but one namo has been obtained as a
The following from this State are among the
BIOBKBS Or TBI OALL.
W. B Stokes, iNat B. Ovens.
Joseph 8. Fowlor, T. Mcltinley.
The loyal Unionists of this State do not have
the fear of Andrew Johnson's "reconstructed"
Rebels before their eyes, and consequently they
have assembled In open day and appointed dele
gates to represent them in the Convention.
The radical Convention hold at Nashville
some time since selected the following
1 Hon. James P. Bwann, C. Wheeler.
Captain bhade Uarria, Iaasc Campbell.
C. C. bin it h
(it. j. n. vanoe,
I Hon. R. R Batier.
Colonel John H.. Miller.
James A. Bird,
J. P. Ca dwell,
2. Hon. O P. Temple.
J. I. Hoilmgaworth,
J. M Cardell.
Gen. Joeph A. Cooper,
J. B, Brownlow,
8. Col. Jo. A Blackburn,
Col. Samuel Porter,
J. B Bodgers,
Dr. J. n. Armstroag,
D. C. Trewhitt,
Colonel T. K. Stanley,
Colonel Tom Water,
K. J. Roirers,
lion. I,. C. Honck,
Lieut. Jeise Owens,
F. M. Andron,
J. M. Wasefleld.
G. F. Smith,
W. H. Goodwin,
William W Low.
T. S. Bartlott,
J. B. Pans,
1 Colonel Lewis Tillman,
w. tl. Wisener,
Captain Ii G. Fleming,
Capt. James Wortham,
6. Col. R. H. McEwen,
H. H. Harrison,
J. H. Palmer,
8. C. Mercer,
D. W. Peabodr,
W. C. Bunte,
H G. Kcorell.
6. 1). A Dandson,
.1. J. Noah,
Maj. J. xt. Dickerson,
i J. G. Oeden,
;8. B Brown.
I. VT. Giame,
H. G. Whitney,
A. H. Shanktand,
I Julius Briosen,
Alexander S. Bradley,
iRev. J. Barth.
J. II. Gregory,
iCapt. Robert Guthrie.
!C. W. Klupman,
I Judge Foote.
7. Gen. John Eaton,
Hon. W. M. Smith,
Hon. Wm. Hunter,
8. B. Beanmout,
F. b. Davis
J. E. AJavnard.
Colonel G. R Hotter,
h. M. W olcott,
W. R. Moore,
A. P. Burnett,
J. D. Davis,
Hon. B. Lewis,
8. Thomas H. Benton,
L. H. SilsbT,
J. Li. Williamson,
Dr. Henry HcCall,
Hon. K. Hurt.
Major R. M. Thompson,
J. L. Wlngfield, Jr.,
P. M. Neai.
jQdv G. W. Reaves,
J. C. Reavis,
is. a. nmitn,
M. 8. Edwards,
jWi lfam l. Scates,
.George A. Uawtlns.
In a letter dated August 17th, Governor Brown
low recommended that even larger delegations
than the above be sent from the State, and in
accordance with this suggestion convention
have bid co been held, and from one hundred and
fifty to two hundred more delegates appointed.
Stokes is a native of North Carolina. His early
education was very limited, and the greater por
tion of his life has been passed in tbe cultiva
tion of tbe soil in his adopted State of Tennessee.
After serving twice as Representative and once
as Senator in the State Legislature, he was
elected to the lower House of Congress in
1859, by a majority of only 473 out of 12.793
votes, over Savage, his Democratic competitor.
His course throughout the Rebellion was early
settled by his acceptance from President Lin
coln of the Colonelcy of a regiment of cavalry,
at the head of which he did good ser
vice to the Union cause. He was afterwards
elected to the present Congress, by a majority
over bis conservative competitors of 1060 out of
a total vote of 7848, in a district which in 1861
gave, out of 18,813 votes, a majority of 4957 in
favor of secession. On tbe 24th of July, the:
relations of Tennessee to the Union having been
fully restored by the ratification of tbe last Con
stitutional amendment, Colonel Stokes resumed
his seat in Congress, and signalized the occasion
by the unflinching stand which he took upon the
question of the modification of the test oath in
favor ot Senator Patterson, the President's son-in-law,
declaring that he "would rather freeze
In his chair" than vote to repeal or modify the
tes-t oath in any particular. His name stands at
the head of the call for the Convention.
Fowleb is a native of Ohio, but far the
past twenty-five years has resided in Kentucky
and Tennessee. He is a finished scholar, aud
until his recent advent into the political world,
has devoted all his time and energies to the
cause of literature and education. He first went
to Tennessee to take the chair of mathematics
in Franklin College, near Nashville. He has
also been admitted to the bar, and has engaged
at times lu the practice of the law. In Septem
ber, 1861, he was compelled to make his escape
from Tennessee, getting out of the State on the
last train that made its way from Nashville to
Louisville, just previous to the capture of Bow
ling Green by the Rebels. He then resided for
a time in Springfield, Illinois; but returned
to Tennessee a short time after An
drew Johnson was appointed Mili
tary Governor. He was appointed Comp
troller of the State, but did not confine his
exertions to the organization of the financial
department alone. In re-establishing the 8tate
Government in all its branches, and in elving
shape and tone to a healthy anti-slavery senti
ment, he was one of the prime movers. He has
always been an anti-slavery man, and for this
reason has never proved recreant to the trust
reposed in him. On the 12th of April, 1864, he
was elected to tbe United States Senate for the
long term, which expires In 1871. Just previous
to the adjournment of the recent session ot
Congress he was admitted to his seat, and took
the Iron-clad test oath without such a modifica
tion as was necessary in the case of his col
league, Senator Patterson.
Gettts is a Pennsylvanian by birth, and a
member of tbe family which founded the his
toric town of Gettysburg in this State. H has
resided in Tennessee for forty years, is of ripe
old age, and a thorough radioal iu polities.'
A. J. Flbtoheb, the present Secretary of State
ot Tennessee, will bs present at tbe Convention,
at a delegate at large. He Is one of the mt
accomplished lawyers of the State, and before
the war was a member of the State 8ta.' A
hni.tUdu. .....I . . i ....
y umu wni auu mu ouifpoitcu radical he IS
one of the best men of which even Tennessee
to last. .
been true to the Union from fkM
Butleb Is a native of Virginia, and an old Use
Whig of a loyal school. He is a first-class
lawyer, and at present one of the State Circuit
Milleb is a plain and honest fanner, wh
made an excellent record during the war as
Colonel of a regiment. He was a candidate for
Congress In the First District at tie ia,t
election, and was defeated by a few votes only.
Taylor, his successful competitor, was alsa
radical at the time, but he is one or the few
Union men ot Tennessee who have followed
Andrew Johnson into the camp of the "recon
structed." Tbmplb Is a resident of Knoxvillc, and one of
the ablest lawyers in the State. lie is an elo
quent and earnest Union man, and has beea a
member of the State Legislature.
General Coops a, while a mere boy, was a
soldier In the Meiican war. He was after
wards Sheriff of Knox county. At the out
break of the Rebellion he entered the Federal
army as a prlvato, and fought his way up to
the position of Major-General. ' ' He' held a
command in the Army of the Cumberland,
distinguishing himself particularly at the battle
of Kenesaw Mountain and tho siego of Nash
ville. He is an outspoken radical.
Bbownlow is a son of "the Parson," and at
present editor of the Knoxtiile Whig and JReto
Ventilator. He served with credit in the Fede
ral army, as Lieutenant-Colonel and Colonel.
Uouok is a Tennesseean by birth and a law
yer, ne raised and commanded a regiment,
serving with distinction until near the close of
the war. He is now one of the State circuit
Blackburn entered the Federal army at the
outbreak of the Rebellion as a captain in Colonel
Stokes' regiment. He gained the reputation of
oeing one ot tno most reckless and daring mem
in the army, and was ever ready to fight a whole
Rebel regiment with a single company. He wo
engaged in fights innumerable, and rose to the
rank of colouel, commanding a twelve-months'
regiment of mounted infantry. After the close
of the war he was reproved by General Thomas,
iu general orders, on account of a caning which
he inflioted on the Rebel General Wheeler.
Bkatt, during the war, was a partisan ranger
of the Sumter Revolutionary school. He is a
firm Union man, and fought tbe Rebellion
entirely on his owu responsibility. Early ia
1861 he raised a company of mountaineers in
Fentriss county, and at the head of these, with
out a commission or other shadow of authority, (
did excellent service in many fierce encounters I.
with Champ Ferguson's gang, and other guerilla'
bands. A house in which he was once secreted
was surrounded bv Ferguson's men hut twi. !
effected bis escuue. The Reholn hi.i nn n....
. luiouc, 1
supposing him to be dead from the effects of jl
several bullets which they had shot Into him. V
Tbewhitt is one of the State Chancellors, and I
an able lawyer. He served faithfully through- J
out the war as colonel of a regiment. I
Stanley is an Ohioan, who has settled ia J
Chattanooga since the war, and is now practising
law there. He went from Ohio as Colonel, coot-
ruanded a brigade at Nashville during ltJtil-2-J, I
aud was at Stone liver, Chickamauga, and Mis'
sion Ridge, and also with Sherman during the I
grand march from Atlanta to tbe sea. 4w
WATt'n n TnnnpauAnait wnnl , n Tll;..l ..i 1.1 1
.., . . uu, kiuuviionuuruj
be lore the war, but returned In 18G2, and entered
Colonel Stokes' regiment as a Lieutenant. He
rose to a Lieutenant-Colonelcy, and was distuii
gui&neu tor bis gallantry.
Tillman has lona been a radical, and an riU
cate ot negro suffrage without any qualification;
Wisenib is a fine lawyer, and has oitn h
a member of the State Legislature. At the limn
of the secession of Tcnnersee, he was truer t
tbe Union cause than any other momber of the
Legislature. He was Senator Fowler's opponent
for the seat in the United States Senate to which"
the latter was elected. 'v
Habbison is a good lawyer and a hearty radiv
cal. He is now tbe United Statp Attnrn0r.
the Middle District ol Tennessee.
Palmer is an Oliioian who went to Tennesn
with tht, Federal army, and settled there at the
close of the war.
Mebceb was formerly editor of the Nashville
Cwion, and is now editor of the fr ess and Times,
ot that city. This last was the first out-and-out
Union paper established in the State, advocating
the abolution of slavery in the first place, and
now negro suffiage without any conditions.
Andrew Johnson was greatly indebted to hint
for the nomination to the Vice-Presidency. Mr.
Mercer, however, was nmong the first to nei
ceive that the President had forsaken his ola
loyal friends in 'feuuessee, and since then has
been so outspoken ui denunciation the Presi
dential policy, that all the Government adver
tising was recently taken from his paper.
Eaton weut to Tennessee d uring the war as a
Brigadier-General in the Federal army. He is
now the editor of the Memphis Post. nd &
strong advocate of unconditional negro suffrage.
.Inn V T. S. Smith Ik ft no nf tho Rlala nh.n..i J
- . . - " VUMAVr"
lors, and was the only loyal Judge In Tennessee
at the outbreak of the Rebellion.
IIunteb is the Judge ot the Criminal Court of
Beaumont is tbe present Chief of Police at
the Metropolitan District of Memphis. This
institution nas been put in operation since the
massacre which not long since disgraced that
It may be said of all tbe delegates from Mid
ale and Western Tennessee that thev
and avowed advocates of negro suffrage. witt.l
out conditions ot any kiud, believing in it
inherent justice and policy.
The following names are among tho
SIONKHS OV THS CALL.
A .1 (Tamlitnn.
J- A. Asbnrr,
8. 1. Ulidaoe, '
Oeorge W. I'aohal,
C. 11. babln,
W . Porter,
B am nel Phelps,
A. P. Wi ev,
1). E K. Braman
Hamilton, Sherwood, and Sabin will c?r'iiiJ
be present at the Convention. In addition to !
these the State will be represented by the fol-(