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GREEN MOUNTAIN FREEMAN, APRIL 15, 1861.
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Tlie (I'reeraau .
With his hand upon his charter,
And hisfoot upon the sod,
He will Hand ordie a martyr
For his Freedom and his God.
C. W. WILLARD, Editor.
,T. W. WHEELOCK, Printer.
Monday, April, 15,1801.
The True Policy.
Resolved, That while wo concur in the great
est moderation, forbearance and kindness of the
federal government toward iho seeded States,
believing them to be the victims of merciless
conspirators and usurpers, we at the same time
deprecate tlio abandonment or the surrender of
any rights that can bo successfully and perma
nently maintained against any odds. We think
less than to hold the forts that can he thus held,
and collect the revenue, is to strengthen the reb
els and to dishearten and weaken patriots ; and
that more is not necessary to give tho people
a chance to expel their tyrants from power and
The ahove resolution, adopted at a Union
meeting in Bedford County, Tenn., is wholesome
and patriotic. Conciliation, as there defined, is
a genuine article and should be adopted by the
Administration. And it is refreshing to sec
from tho Slave Slates such an avowal of patri
otism, when northern men, and northern pa
per8 and wo are s irry to find among them some
hitherto Republican are in favor of yielding
every demand of the rebels if they will only not
make war upon the Government.
Forts must bo given up, the Flag must be
trailed in the dirt, tho revenue laws necessary
to tho very existenco of the Government, must,
as far as one-half of the Uuion is concerned, be
a dead letter, because the South will resist and
make war if there be any attempt to maintain
What is the purpose of a Government? Is it
only a fair-weather institution, a moral-suasion
power, an if-you-please authority? Is it only
lor obedient subjects, interfering not at all with
tho ofl'.mces of tho disobedient ? lias it no arm
of power ? Is it a more voice of entreaty ? Is
it ever to cry out when the thief steals, themur
dererstabs, the traitor rebels, ' Oh, pleasedon't,
your conduct isn't pretty, and will make trouble
for yourself and us " ? Is the sword which the
Government is supposed to carry, tho merest
wooden lath of the grinning clown ?
It is gratifying to know that the Republican
Administration at Washington is fast answer
ing such questions in the negative, and assert
ing not only its dignity and manhood, but its
existence, and its right to exist. It could do
nothing less and retain the respect of its friends
or its enemies. It need do nothing more than it
already gives evidence of a purposo to do to
maintain its authority, uphold its Flag and col
lect its resources and it will command the re
spect of its enemies, the admiration of its friends,
and the cordial and enthusiastic support of all
lovers of constitutional freedom.
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The Ship of State, thank God, once more
minds her helm. She has been fairly put
about, and now stands head to tho wind in
stead of rolling helplessly in the trough of
our " sea of troubles, at the mercy of every
wave and every gale. Tiio magnificent
Fabian policy which has brought us so
near total ruin, has been thrown to the do"?,
and a straight forward, manly, defensive, nec
essary policy hs been inaugurated in its stead.
Tho event of war or peace was thrown upon
tho rebels, and up,m their heads will bo tho
responsibility for every d.iop of blood that w ill
bo shed. And tho rebels, having chosen a
bloody arbitrament, the Government can do
nothing now but maintain its authority, and
boar aloft tho insulted Flag. There must be
no halting now. The pulse of the North beats
quick and strong. Millions of men, since tho
report of tho surrender of Fort Sumter, have
. felt their muscles grow- rigid, thoir teeth set
hard together, and the current of thoir patriot
ism running with a resistless tide to vindicate
the honor of the starry ensign. The North is
unmistakably aroused. " The war is inevitable,
and let it come." And when tho storm, and
tho thunder, and tho terrors of tho conflict are
past, and the sons of Freedom are resting on
their victorious arms, if tho demon of Slavery
shall have boon driven foaming with rage and
covered with tho blood of4 its own torments,
into tho Gulf, the calm that will follow may
prove to bo cheaply purchased at any cost.
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Tho Smithsonian weather report this rnornino
ropresents tho weather clear from Charleston to
New Orleans. The wind at Charleston is
Northeast. Thermometer GO.
The above report of tho calmness of South
ern weather was telegraphed the loth inst.,
from Washington to the Boston Journal. It U
extremely gratifying to learn that tho Southern
sky is so serene. That wind lrom the North
east was doubtless a trifle bracing, and per) aps
slightly raw as tho thermometer indicates, it
laving dropped considerably below blood-heat.
We are especially glad to learn that there is
such a thing as u'North-rast wind at Charles
ton. Would not u touch of the bracing tone
of the Administration, and the North, also
cleariiptlioirpolitic.il sky, and reduce their
Southern Notions of Government.
" All government begins with usurpation, and
is continued by force. Nature puis tho ruling
elements uppermost, and the masses below and
subject to those elements. Less than this is not
a government. The right to govern resides with
a very small minority ; and tho duty to obey is
inherent in the great mass of mankind." Be
Bow's (Southern) Review.
A downright, strong affirmation of a proposi
tion is often as good as an argument. De Bow
evidently has caught this stylo. " All govern
ment begins by usurpation." Do Bow could
have given examples if required. Each ore of
the seceded States would have, in its recent gov
ernment of Conventions, furnished him an in
stance. " Naturo put tho ruling elements up
permost." Of the fact that the " ruling ele
ments " are generally " uppermost," while they
rule at least, there isn't a grain of doubt.
Whether nature, or grace, or providence, or
their own right arms put them in that elevated
position, may admit of more question. " The
right to govern resides with a very small mi
nority," is intensely southern in fact tho very
thing the South are fighting for. It is slightly
un-Deinocrati-?, to bo sure, but that is charac
teristic of the whole slavery rebellion.
But there are other southern notions of gov
ernment beside De Bow's. Buford and Hum.
phries, members of the rebel Congress at Mont
gomery, think the African slave trade a good
foundation to build upon. Hear Buford and
" African slavery, as found among us, being
consistent with the Bible, essential to tho exis
tence of Republican institutions, and necessary
to human progress, so far from being wrong or
inexpedient, is both right and indispensable.
With these ideas this provision seems at war.
Not to re open the African tdave trade, but to
defend State right from mortal assault and the
muralhy of our institutions from inanect asper
sion, wo hopo that jurisdiction over this subject
may yet bo remitted to tho tribunals to winch
it rightfully belongs ; and that thus the rook on
which the old Union was wrecked may bo forev
er removed. While it remains I here will bo
agitation and danger. And there is no need to
fear that tho po'icy of each State might not
conform to the general sentiment against re
opening that trade."
And wo give, also, a letter from a Southern
planter to a Tennessee paper, which throws
considerable light upon the slave-holders' ideas
of what a government should be:
My Dear Sir : I am somewhat acquainted
with the secrets of tho secessionists, and deem
it important to tho people of tho whole United
States Government to acquaint them in duo
time of the ulterior design of tho secession
movement. Tho question is not nor never has
been, tho protection of the institutions of slaves
with South Carolina, but a desire for a chango
of Government, and to avoid tho effects of
Northern policy upon the products of tho South,
as it has been represented to mo by one of tho
secret agents that has been traveling all over
the country for tho last Bix months incog, for
tho purpose of bearing up tho masses in the
border States to the cause of secession.
But to come to their policy : First, it is to
adopt tho Conststtuion of the United States,
under tho Provisional Government for one
year, and in the mean time get tho border
States to unite with them, and when that is
accomplished then, at the end of one year,
to call a Convention of the seceding States and
to frame a Government upon a Monarchical ba
sis and the Ministers of the Southern Confed
eracy are instructed especially to so represent
to tho foreign Courts. Republican form of Gov
ernment is to be abolished, and tho last vestige
of Democracy to be destioyed under the new
order of things.
But the secessionists are to withold this in
tention from the people until the new Govern
ment can be organized in such a way as tc give
it strength to secure its objects. If any shall
doubt this disclosure, if it were possible to com
pel, by any means, the leaders of secession to
make oath as to the truth of every word above
remitted, the people would find every word
I did not promise secrecy of this disclosure,
although it was doubtless implied. But I deem
it important to the whole country that it should
be in due time exposed. By a
Southern Pi.anteh and a Union Man.
And this is the kind of rebellion, revolution,
that we are told, even by presses that claim to
be Republican, and in favor of Freedom, must
not be resisted, because the rebels once kepi
" step to the music of the Union." Will some
one tell us what a Governmont should punish
if it does not punish treason ?
Free institutions, Freedom itself, are now
struggling for existence, and Nations are the
intensely excited spectators of the shifting
see n es . Freeman.
We do not wish or intend to be captious, but
if it is not ' Freedom itself that " are strug
gling," what are it ? We thought Boyce had
left the editorial chair ot the Freeman office.
Doubtless tho grammarian of tho Patriot
would bvC written, " free institutions is strug
Major Eastman is dead, and tho cram mar of
the Patriot is now, unhappily, no better than its
We are indebted to somebody for a copy of
the Third Registration Report for Vermont, for
185'.). Tho Report is creditable to all concerned
in getting it up to tho Legislature which
ordered it, to Dr. Charles L. Allen, of Castle
ton, under whoso superintendence it has been
condensed, and to the publishers who put it in
so fair type and binding bofore the public.
A Mian y. April 9. The Democrats carried the
election to-day by over 1000 majority.
Rebellion has triumphed. Tho American
Flag has been lowered in tho faco of an enemy,
The rattle-snake has struck with his poisoned
fangs at tho crest of tho eagle. Civil war has
b.'cn inaugurated by the haughty Southern
There can now be but a single feeling with every
one not sympathizing with traitors.or in complic
ity with tho rebellion, and that is, that tho most
vigorous and efficient measures must bo imme
diately taken that tho Government receive no
Treasure and life were onco poured out like
water to save Liberty from tho teeth of the lion.
Shall they be spared now, when tho rattle
snake strikes at the heart ef Freedom ? Is not
tho (iovernment that cost seven years' war to
create, worth another seven years' war, if need
b?, to preserve and perpetuate? Wo shall
need wait but a little, the domineering and ex
ultant rebels will need wait but n day for the
North, tho East and tho great free West to ut
ter their voice in response. And it will come like
the blast of a trumpet. A million men will
spring to arms at tho cull of their Country.
Proudly and defiantly they will " follow the
"Flag, and keep step to the music of the
"Union," And if Southern fields should be
sown with salt, and the burning plough-sharo
of war should be run through rebellious cities,
upturning them from their foundations, and
leaving their smoking ruins as the only record
of their existence, Slavery will have nobody
but itself to blame for its mad rush upon des
truction. Away now with talk of compromises. Hurl
concessions to tho winds. The South have
chosen war. There is no longer peace or jus
tice in forbearance. Let tho gleam of every
Southern bayonet be flashed back from a hun
dred Northern swords ; ai:d God speed the right.
Richmond, Va., April 'J Tho Convention
to-day, in committee of the whole, considered the
tenth K'Ho'ution. An amendment that the Fed
eral authorities have no power to deal with the
subject was rejected, 12 auaiust 114.
Mr. Wise offered tho following substitute :
That tho people of Virginia consent to tho re
cognition of the separate independence of the
seceded States, that they be treated as an inde
pendent power, and that proper laws bo passed
to effect their separation. Adopted, 128
An amendment was offered to the 1 1th reso
lution, declaring confidence in the justice of the
people of the other States, and appealing for a
satisfactory adjustment, by tho adoption of
amendments to the Constitution, and declaring
that the refusal of the norisltiveholding States to
such amendments would Tesult in the total and
final disruption of the Union.
Mr, Goodo offered an amendment declaring
further in such aD event Virginia would feel
compelled to resume her powers and throw
herself upon her reserved rights. Rejected, 54
The first amendment was lost.
Mr. Tarr moved to strike out the last
sentenco of the resolution declaring that the
State would resume her powers in tho event of
a fai ure to receive a satisfactory response.
Rejected 54 to 70.
During tho recess, privato advices that
steamers were seen at the mouth of Charleston
harbor and that Fort Sumter would be reinforced
at all hazards, produced a decided sensation.
Richmond, Va April 10 The Convention
considered the 12th resolution. Mr. Carlisle
moved to strike out that portion making ii an
indispensable condition that no attempt, shall be
made to reinforce or recapture tho. forts, &c.
Rejected, 17 to 104.
Mr. Wise moved to add a clause declaring
shut all tho forts in the limits of tho seceded
States ought to be evacuated. Lost, G to 07.
The resolve, as amended and adopted, is as
Resolved, That the people of Virginia will
wait any reasonable time for obtaining an
answer from the other States with regard to
the proposition of amendments to the Constitu
tion, but willcxpectas an indispensable condition
that a pacific policy bo adopted toward tho
seceded States, and that no attempt shall be
made to subject them to the Federal authority,
nor to reinforce any of the forts, or to recapture
the forts, arsenals and other property of tho Un
ited Slates within the limits of the sccedim
States, nor exact payment on the imports o?
their commerce, nor any measure be resorted to
calculated to provoke a collision, and the forts,
arsenals, Sic, ceded to the United States, situ
ated in the seceded States.ought for purposes of
pacification to bo evacuated by the authorities.
After a recess tho 13th resolution was amend
ed and passed. It is as follows :
Resolved, That m tho opinion of this Conven
tion tho people of Virginia wouid regard any
aciion of the Federal Government or Confederato
States tending to produce a collision, pending
the efforts for an adjustment, as unwise and in
jurious to the interests of "both, and wo"!d ??
sard such ac ion on the p.nt of cither as leaving
them free to determine their own future policy.
Pending tho consideration of tho 14th resolu
tion the Convention adjourned.
During tho recess to-day much excitement
was caused by tho report that Fori Sumter was
to bo reinloreed to-day or to-morrow. Tho ex
tiera Unionists in Convention say J they will
not be moved by telegraphic dispatches, and in
dicates that they will stand firm for tho Govern
ment if the steameis are attacked. Tho coiv
servativesexprejsd diff. rent sentiment?,
Richmond, Va.,Apiil 11. The convention
has been ali day considering the fourteenth
resolution. Mr. Scott offered an amendment
contemplating a congress of tho border States,
in events the responses of tho nonalaveholdirig
States was not made by the time for tho reas
sembling of this convention. Numerous amend
ments were offered and rejected. No action was
taken on the n solution. Adjourned.
There is less excitement to-day.
Two companies of Virginia troops left Rich
mond last evening for Charleston. It is sup
posed that they go to reinforce Gen. Beaure
Roger A. Pryoi lias raised a company (r vol-tt-crstn
Virginia and tended them to Jefferson
Richmond, Va., April 12. The fourteenth
resolution was adopted in the Convention today,
with Mr. Scott's amendment. This being tho
last resolution, the proposed amendments to tho
Constitution were taken up. Mr. Wise's
substitute was rejected. Adj.
Tho official dispatches between General
Beauregard, Maj. Anderson and Secretary
Walker wero circulated in tho Convention this
ultcrtioon. They created considerable sensation,
but there was yo indication that the Union men
would consent to secede without tho co-operation
of tho border States. The public is greatly
Nkw York. April 10. An editorial in the
Tribune states positively that the principal
object of the expedition which sailed beuco
within four days was the relief of Fort Sumter.
About two thousand men will arrive off Charles
thn to night or to morrow, under command of
Lieut. Col. Harvey Brown, of tho Second Ar
tillery. A small steamer will be sent in with
supplies, and if repelled, the Tribune says the
rebels will be taught, without unnecessary de
lay, that thero is hi ill a power in the United
States, and that this power cannot well bo in
sulted with impunity.
The South Carolina mails wi 1 be stopped up
on the first sign of hostility or ateinpt to pre
vent the relief of Fort Sumter.
A snecial dispatch to the Herald from
Charleston last evening, sajs that Lieut. Talbot
was detaiued at Florence and lost twelve Hours.
Permission was refused for a provision ship to
approach Fort Sumter. Martial law was ex
peotod to be proclaimed.
Special dispatches to tho Post from Washing
ton say that tho Government has chartered a
number of sm ill schooners and other craft to be
filled with sand hags, and to sail into Charleston
harbor, bearing boats on the sido nearest Fort
Sumter, tho boats to be protected from the rebel
batteries by the solid contents ol ttio larger vos
This plan is to be adopted in case the Charle-
tomans hre upon tno small steamer sent in witn
provisions. Men-of-war are to steam in near
enough to check any attempt to intercept tho
schooners and boats by armed vessels.
The Herald Washington dispatch says the
government is determined to keep Maj. Ander
son in Fort Sumier and supply him with pro
visions forthwith. A portion of tho fleet will
reach Charleston to day (Tuesday.) There is
no desiro to put additional men into the fort
unless resistance is offered to the attempt to
furnish supplies. The fleet will not approach
Charleston with a hostile intent, but the sup
ply vessels will go prepared to reply promptly
to any resistance of a warlike character offered
to a peaceful approach to the fort. Capt. Tal
bot carried instructions to this effect to Maj.
Anderson, with orders to open his batteries on
Charleston it tho vessels are fired upon.
New York, April 10. A special dispatch
from Charleston, 'Job to the Herald, says tho
floating battery has been towed to a position
between Sullivan's Island and Fort Sumter.
A special dispatch to the Day Book from
Charleston, dated 10th, says troops aro pouring
in from the interior to-day. Everything is
ready for a collision. A battle is hourly ex
pected, for Fort Sumter will bo attacked with
out waiting for the abolition fleet. Everything
is prepared against a land attack.
Charleston, April 10. Our people are not
excited, but thero is a fixed determination to
meet the issue.
An additional Regiment of 1000 men is hour
ly expected from the interior.
The Convention has just adjourned, subject to
the ca l of tho President. Before adjourning it
passed a resolution approving of tho conduct of
Gen. Twiggs in resigning his commission and
turning over tho public property in Texts to
the State authorities. Gov. Pickens was in se
cret session with the Convention to day.
About 1000 troops were sent to the fortifica
tions to day, and 18')0 more are to go down to
morrow. Messrs. Wigfall, Cbesnut, Means, Manning,
McGowan and Bnyioston have been appointed
on Gen. Beauregard's staff.
A large number of the membors of the Con
vention, after tho adjournment, volunteered us
About 7000 troops are now at the fortifica
tions. The beginning of tho end is approach
ing. Fort Pickens.
New York, April 10. The Tribune has dis
patches from Lieut. Slcmmcr, Fort Pickens, ex
plaining that the reason troops had not been
landed fiom the Brooklyn was, that ho already
had sufficient to hold the fort against any army
the rebels could bring against him. He has
four months provisions. Ho adds that troops
can bo landed at any time when needed.
A letter to tho Times, from on board tho
steamer Brooklyn, says the commander at Fort
lay or, K-y West, compelled the inhabitants to
haul down tho Confederate States flag, with the
polite intimation that two nationalities cold
not rulo in tho same place.
The rumor that the Brooklyn had landed men
at lort Pickens proves untrue.
A Washington correspondent says :
That Fort Pickens has been or will be rein
forced admits of no doubt, and tho Administra
tion will do f,'i it9 power to either relieve
Major Anderson, or to secure his evacuation of
' ort Sumter without dishonor or committing
tho Government to the acknowledgment of any
right claimed by the Conlederato States, or in
any way recognizing tho right of secession.
Ihe proceedings in tho Gulf beyond tho re
lief or iort Pickens will bo governed by cir
From tho correspondence of th,. pi,;i..ii.,i.:..
! Ivqumr :
. ,or! "okens '"ay be supplied with provis
ions but it is not believed that any nJn res
will be taken to disturb ,1h, military S!
ST t z 0 ioni8t8 "
tick . Lieutenant Sloinmer is supplied with tho
Myers Signals,' and a man in his Karr Lun
with one on board of tho Brooklyn, l been
l U8 tbem 5 80 h0 c J com"
in.in.cate any apparent necessity for rcinfor e-
General Sumner has gone to supercede Gen
eral Johnson. Commander of the Pacific Div
ision of the army.
The Herald says orders wero issued to day to
have tho steamers Wabash, Vincennes and Sa
vannah ut New York, Jamestown and Philadel
phia, detailed for immediate service.
New York, April 10. A special dispatch to
tho Commercial from Washington says the Pres-
I ident has ordeiad the drafting of two volunteer
companies hero into service, and guards are to
bo detailed from them for the protection of the
public buildings. Some of the volunteers
declined to be musteied into service, but the
larger majority profess willingness.
Washington', April 10. Ten companies, or
about ono fourth of tho volunteer militia of the
District, aro mustering to day for inspection,
the order having been issued from government
head quarters last night. Several days ago the
company officers were directed to report the
number of effective nion.
There is no doubt that tho military movements
here in progress aro connected with precaution
ary measures for tho defense of tho capital
from an appiehended attack from tho South.
The Federal forces in Washington are to l.e
strengthened by at least one additional artillorv
Recruiting is fast going on, and at least o0,
000 volunteers will be offered in tho free States
in a lew days.
Governor" Dennison of Ohio pledges the sup
port of his State to a vigorous policy, and re
turns homo immediately to put his pledge into
In regard to tho supplies placed on board
the steamer Baltic, which sailed lrom New York
Monday evening, the Commercial Advertiser
" In addition to tho stores taken in on Sat
urday and Sunday, she has received this morn
ing a miscellaneous assortment of flour, bacon,
dried fruits, liquors, and ship stores of varied
Gangs of men were at work in as laige num.
bers as could labor to advantage, and freight
was taken on board at the same time from the
deck and from two lighters ono forward and
tho other aft. Coal was shipped in large quan.
tities in gunny bags and sacks which wero af
terward piled on deek against theguards. Small
bushel sacks of coal were placed on board also,
which our reporter learned were for the use of
the flying artillery, who on the march always
carry a portable blacksmith's forge and a sup
ply of coal, to make any repairs that may be
necessary to their battery wagons, or to supply
a lost horse-shoe. There were strewed about
the dock, at tho same time, as a specimen of the
varied character of tho Baltic's cargo, flour,
beef, bacon, condensed milk, brandy, rum,
champagne, Madeira, sherry, olive oil, n'gst soda
biscuit, carts, shovels, cut nails, immense coils
of rope and cable scantling, split peas, ham,
hay, wheelbarrows, bedding, spikes, sails, and
an indefinite number of trunks, boxes and bales,
whoso contents were unknown. A large quan.
tity of hay, in bales has been taken on board."
The Express states that fourteen double bank
government boats constitute a part of the Bal
tics cargo, which is said to be composed mainly
as follows :
Foraging carts, forge vices, gunning bags,
packed in squares, and ready lor the construc
tion of Foitifications, Ordnance tools, Muskets,
Blacksmiths' coal Portable Forges, barrels of
ship biscuit vegetebles and hay.
The Evening Post says :
" Two hundred men are to go on her from
the island, under command of Lieutenant R.
O. Tyler, of the Third Artillery, and Lieuten ant
K. McK. Hudson, of tho fourth Artillery.
Lieutenant Thomas, also goes with tho expo
dition. The officers do not know their destina
tion. They only know that they are to be ready
to go to night, and go by the Baltic. It is pos
itive that the troops are not for the rein
forcement ot Sumter, and it is possible that
they are not destined for Pickens, as the men
are all new recruits, and may bo intended for
distribution at Brazos and the Gulf ports gen
erally. Tub draft of men to day leaves behind
about live hundred and twenty men on Govern
ors and Bedlon's islands.
The steam frigate Savannah was hauled up to
the dock at tho Brooklyn Navy Yard Monday,
and a large force of men set to work upon her,
orders having been received to fit her out as ex
peditiously as possible, Additional hands have
been put to work on the brig Perry, and men
who havo been working in many of the depart
ments of the yard, on half time for tho past
few monts, are now all on full time and seem
likely to have work for some time to come.
The resignations of Major Holmes and Lieut.
Ranson, of tho army, will not cause the least
embarrassment to the government. Theadmin
istration is detei mined to have no more traitors
in the ranks.
IIarrishuru, Pa , April y. The Governor
has sent a message to the Legislature relative
to the National difficulties.
He recommends an organization of the Mil
itia and other measures proper for the present
crises. He states that ho has received a letter
from President Lincoln, stating that he has
information of a design to attack Washington.
Military Arkangkmknts at Washington.
Washington, April, 10. During the afternoon
to day various volunteer companies proceeded
to tho War Department for inspection- Several
hundred men were musteied into .he service.
Two or three companies were rejected, their
numbers being less than 42, but eff .rts aro
making to bring the companies up to this num
ber in order that they may be accepted. Only
ono half of the members of the National Rifles
consented to bo mustered, those refusing being
apprehensive that they would bo ordered out of
the District of Columbia, while others were
unwilling to lake tho oath, which they conceive
in the events of the secession of Maryland and
irginia would compel them to fight against
those States. It is said thej were informed
that they must take tho oath unconditionally,
an infraction of which would subject thorn to
punishment, under the articles of war.
At a hit hour in tho aftorno; n, two compa
nies appeared at tho War Department, somo of
the members of which wero without uniforms,
but tho Adjutant General, who was to inspect
them, had retired. Captain
panyof uboot 80 men wore mustered to a man.
Iho accepted companies havo already boon
placed on duty, guarding thuir resprctive armo
ries. Immense crowds gather in front of tho