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Special Correspondence of the South Carolinian.
Thc Fall of Uic h tito nd.
DANVILLE, Va., April .">, 180-*).
Richmond and Petersburg have fallen-: but
they have gone down in a blaze of glory, and
with a record unstained by cue blot of shame.
All that the enemy has gained, has been pur
chased at a terrible price in blood, while our
own array, although Coffering severely, ii still
str"?n?.'intact, and ready for its future work.
Of;thc events of.thc last five days Lean
give you hilt a cursory view, and even this is
. obscured by the yet fresh smoke o' battle. -
Grant ?ommen?od his grand movement ns
carly as Tuesday, the 2Sth. It was not un
anticipated. Our oidy doubt, was- ns lo the
exact point at which" he would make his main
or decisive demonstration. He felt otu- lines
at dilferont localities along theirentirc length.
Hence Gen. Lee was compelled so to distrib
ute bis forces as to be prepared' to repel the
principal assault with theorist possible delay.
On the Tuesday in question tb* enemy ad
rancid on the south side to within one mile
. ihe . Boydkhi plank road, threw up en
\ onebments and built a large fort in the vi
f vrity of the Lewis house. Durina/tbe hight.
)h - skirmishers pushed forward a few hundred
> ;rd-? further. Wednesday, wc fought this
column with varying success, and night droop
ed on a drawn battle: At Hatcher's Run.
rHtfriug the afternoon, there'was also heavy
? [iting; in which the enemy lo?t heavily,
'j iunsday heavy skirmishing and movement
i.? t?c 'ips. Friday the tflbrts were resumed
au}, with greater deJejipination. The Fed
eral cavalry swept around our works towards
the railroad*,-but were met by Gen.'Fitz Lee
and repulsed. The Yankee infantry, upwards
of fort}-: thousand strong, were mussed near
?BurgcsV Mill, and her - battle was joined in
turnest, Ui'iis results 1 know, nothing deli
uite, save that thc enemy guined UO snbstnn
tial advantage, and iuUVred greatly. \Y*i.csp
tnrcd between four find >ix burdrwl prisoners.
Un'Saturday and Sunday, t-h?'iigb't?iii* was
fearful-the" shocks of ctm?lic; inO'si terrible
of the war, and the casualties un b?s li -ides
immense, Our 'entrench ment?, in roany pla
ces, were hekl by a thin line only, but Ibis
stood nobly to tts posi, throughout Saturday.
On .'inn.lay. however, Giant resumed his old
vocation of "Butcher." Finding that Le
could unke little or no impression in thc or
dinary way, be ma-scd his troops sev^ralcol
URitij deep against a portion of th line on
thc right,-aud then driving them relentlessly
forward succeeded atlast afterfrightful sacri
fice of life in obtaining possession of :i sec
tion of tuc.works. It was not in the power
of any men, however brave, to have with
stood these desperate assault/ without greater
support. Longstreet had not yet come up,
although hurrying from another part or the
iield. McanwLile the Federals were rolling
- forward and recoiling like waves-those be
Vtud impelling thc;:? before-until a lodg
ment wascilecletl, tbework-unounted, a ria ',
'.rig position and enfilado fire scored, and iL?
buttle substantially won.
Our grape and canister mowed thcenemy
dowu by hundreds, our rilies toid with uner
ring precision, and tho ground was literally
carpeted " with the.dead and wounded, but
iheer physical brute force, proved at last su
perior to everything else, ?nd the defences
We know nothing yet of thc- military move
ments of the day in detail. Bat every "state
ment that reaches.us confirms the fact that
our officers and soldiers fought Hire heroes.
(ion. A. P. lin! is said to have been killed
or mortally wounded. Ho was passing through
. the woods and came upon two Yankees, whose
surrender hr* demanded, but instc-ad of yield
ig on? of them drew sight and shot bim
through the body. Whether he was killed
ont-?gilt or not wc don't W.ow. li ?a thought
by soin.? ilia; he is in Ibeuanc's ol the enemy
and probably still alive. ? :cn. Gurdon is re
ported tnortaily wounded, He was one of the
lions of the day. Gen. Picket is said to have
been killed. These reports may all prove
pfeniaturcj and 1 recommend that they bc re
ceived with caution. *">txr total losses nre
estimated at from eight to" fifteen thousand,
of -tjy?iom a considerable portion arc piUmi
era. '! hat of thc one my ra a only be guessed
at, I*-.-; t c-illecrs who were engaged al tlie
fro it. and saw" something f.| tli? alanghter,
sra'o that it cannot be less than from forty to
lift y tlionsand.
?H?? R? KNT TN'-ItU'llSifiND,
On thc reception of the news, beggars :..!!
description. "NVlii'e preparations ?jv cn rw..-.
tration had ?.cen in progress several weeks,
the suddenness, of "the movem?nt tock everv
one by surprise. The President was a't
church : officials were resting in comparative
quiet, waiting th? rl?jiatches of General Lee:
citizens wera cordi '..-::! and hopeful. Soo.;?
"anticipated disaster. When, ..o.vevcr, lite
. th wi:-, foreshadowed, such hu .wing lo :\:A]
.. . sueb gathering bf ^tioos, disposition o!
? ?'.-c's, ?nd endeavor? tri leave llus citv, as
????]: plbxe'iias had ho.par^llclduring ?wwar.
The streets wero thronged . y an excited ir. i>
itla.ee. Tho department* wire alive T.?L?I
B wa rms of o?ieiuls packing and remo vin" the
public record* The torch v.-; s frc. ly applied
by order td- ibo Gorcn-im-iit- to i!,!l species of
public properly. Tn instances tl/e p?.
triofcc owu'.-rs set lire to theil' own premia
Libby'* pri -on, tobacco wi?(.-Lousesami flour
milis. Who:.? ad cs. < f ': ? irgiuia. weed/' L?.::,
.liii?vary bl -r > i':-':-,:. ; .;.<? Lvboralurt
.atti A:?.'?:;<], iii \ r?? c :;yinliig1 that to-io!
?a?f/id ?t: tee tits ?V.u'v-. t.- array, or in
t j . pHI rgt! wa; giveu ij i:.-- n.-it;. |>uri ..'
^Su?LLiy*?iigl t K?uy td' u.t-. totvs wire bu?
ken up. n.-tn 1-r . their eortte?ts.j-nr'.d
wthcrsivrre l?ajp ?wiiopcn f?fhepi^)rah3?ee*ily.
l??fore^tinrsa ti^-xi.. aud s?iokc tve:" ?dl
ihg above and^nroiintl tho-ttaorLIcia] jrih- in
every dtrectio:., t^id 1 reeallctl nii?i . i!?<; L-"r.t
ing bumba, the vu-ii >'.r,d r- ^r ol conflagration,
fha in?vemviit of liains, an-'! afhoa<nnd other
incidents of tho hon.-, t!,-< siege of Si.-bastopol
in t ?i2 Crimea. Oar Malakoff had IHl'Stt. ?ur
iioblo Qiftt ol' ^utiboa'.'; ? wore either 1 unk or
blo'-vii ttp.as on that inem'^rable o?t-Jision, and
our~?heh might ?iaVr. been S?cnj wltlf'?it 1 -
rid ?'ghi of their bu'nt?ng cipita! M?mm ti:
on jheirfac?s, r.-trea; ing slowly frorndh? pla e.
'lake it : ? in all, il was piiu jf rmsU' ur
fal -i.;i.*s 1 luve t v,-r c?ntflmpl?f'r.d. Iirw"v
na'ion can scarcely ii'l the picture.
* ? ; i Monday, ip to tbs lour of fn>? denart
t rr. iii--' excitement, j'ill coritiirued "arid' i;;!>
work of di ritrti?tion jn.'o*rer]lcd. TI,,, Si?]
railroad bridge across thc James was I urned
and other simiIar.8tructnrcs |tbovo and !>K1I W
ii. Little- railroad rolling >to':k, if. any re--'
mai nod. Tlie las! trait! left Monday morning.
At what hour th? c-UPiny entered rum net
now J ii formed. . But as their advance was
wTtntii* e'v'-n'?iile'-*, T prcfinme a ?olpian ranrt '
I have marchecbup during thc day.' -An oil
who (Straped from Richmond in a canoe, I
that when he left, a Yfinlvoa cfTicer was
dressing a crowd front the Washington n
So fer we have advices, they show g
spirits still prevaiiing in the army and a r.
\ era! determination not to succumb to the t
S pocary dillicultics by which they have I
I enshrouded.;- People are generally beginn
to'regard the event as one necessary to
lina] success. "We hope'for the best.
THE ADVERTI S El
s JAMES T. BACON, ?TtfTOB.
H'EDNEfDAY, APR.' 19, 1803.
j \"e are forry to announce that our Editor i
! indisposed as to be unable to be at bis po?t
I week ; heuee our lack of editorial matter.
:-!&J~ Governor Brow n, of Ccorgin, has ord<
Maj. Gen. ?. \V. Smilh lo assemble th". Mi'.it?
that State ut Co'uuibus itu mediately, to met
movements of the enemy who seem to thre:
Columbus as? other points of Georgia.
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The many friend.- of Col. THOMAS L. St
and Capt. Bi rt s DEAX, of the lOlb S. C. Ri
mont, and Mr. Ml (.TOS Mini's, of the 24 th S
Regiment, will bo pleased lo Kuow that tl
gil'.ant soldiers, wounded ami captured at Era
lin, Tenn., have arrived at homo, and aro all
ing well. A warm wclcoma aud a pleasant
journ to you, gentlemen.
The Concerts, Lecture? &c.
Tba concerts and lecture vf last Thursday
Friday evenings were eminently successful, i
highly creditable to all concerned. The ring
of the young ladios, sweet-toned, clear and i
tinct, was never surpassed by amotcurF, and
listened io by the audience with, much pleas
and great satisfaction. Col. HAVRE'S wcll-w
ten'and beautiful lecture exhibited a high or
of intellect, and won tho admiration of all v
heard it. But thc Ethiopian* "brought down
houso'" ou every occasion. Their funny sayir
inimical singing, playing and dancing kopt ev
body in p. continual roar. Ia fact everyth
passed o.T well, and fo tho cativo satisfaction
thc public. These cutcrtaiumouts too wcro I
successful iu a pceufciary point of view, D
$3,000 being tlc nett proceeds of the two c
nings. Thi? amount Las bea lurued over to
ladies of tiic '* Soldier?' B^utc."
j Tao, Editor, if ublo Lo resume bis post, i
? give ti more extended uolico ot these cntcrta
incuts it; oar next ??sue.
It having been lound impracticable for th
who so acceptably len: their aid in the delight
entertainments of Thursday and Friday evenii
last lu ?.-licet their dcprariurc from this pince,
have the gratification of acquainting our read
that, with au entire change of programme, sit
lar entertainments, and in aid cf thc same g'
object, will bc given at thc same place on Mond
and Tuesday evenings next. Anticipating w
certainly an much, ir' not moro of real fun a
enjoyment than wa? experienced in attending I
last-entertainments, webospeak and predict:
our talented musieia] friends on their re-nppc;
ance next ree',;, nothing less than a sufTocati
In a letter from Petersburg, dated t
26th uit., wc arc informed tfcat J. M. COLLE
Cn. I). 1 hu Regiment, wa? severely wounded th
: day i:: the breastworks by? stray hall.
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ist Regt. S. C. State Troops.
This cflT.cki.nl Regiment of the first cia.-.'Stn
Militia, under command of Col. J. E. fiim-ri:.-, h
been iih/handcd. Thc ether Regiments oft
first class militia, Lave also boen disbanded, ai
the boys only aro t<? be continued in service. T
n'.dor members of there Regiments, nrc very pr
pcrly to remain at home, but e nid not these rot
bo withdrawn without materially effecting tue c
istliig organisations? If so ii would- savo i
little annoyance to thc younger members o i ?.
different Regiments, whilst, in many intranet
it would be a pleasure to them to serve und
! their press?t officers.
j Vt'e have boen pleased to setf io our midst fi
the last week or BO, Col. GnirKix, and many i
i his line looking and merry boys. They havo bn
I a bur l aud a rough time journeying from t'
j co.! 1 below Charleston to middle North Carolin:
j bu; being bard as tightwad'knots, they hal
! returned-home again uuscathed.
I Another '.'allant Soldier Cone.
? Wcragrel l" lanni tSat Sergt. HazzAitn lin
: TOS, a member of the 221 S. C. Regiment, WJ
I killed in an engagement with tho enemy net
; Petersburg, Va., nn thc 2".th March last. Fe
over fi;ttr long arid weary year? Ind ike i.r.iv
? young I?CI?TOS- tren gallantly battling in tb
j i-m o of Southern rigbLs, end Rredttal.iy-rei
; iioV.lv-di l be ever di?churgn thc Unties of a .-.>!
; dieri Lieut. U'si.iia Di nisoR, of il-o 1 Uh Hegt
: in :. i-i fer In his father; da?? d near Petersburg
un the 2i'?ilt, makes ibo following mention a
j ! learned ibis morning that lla/zard Bartoi
was killed yesterday near Petersburg, three o
; four iiiiies lo the left of where McGowan's l?rig
! ale i< ht?tioc?d. I cii?ld'?ot learn the partim
Luv of bis dealb, muru than he was shel tbroiigl
I thc bead and fell dead nu >U?> b.ittle-?eld. iii.
i Brigade was*eliargirtg a fort et'lho tim<?, and, ai
? I have.often he-id kim complimented by lb*
: officers and men of his li -gita nt for gallantry^ 1
j do not doubt tb.ut he was in the front rank cheer
ing bis coin-ados on. I siwhim only a week a^<
; and he was wcH and hearty, cheerful aud hopeful
i -tAlalog nb..ii: borne. Shea bl this be tho firsi
j news- of hii death i!."t y oi-receive, break il
I gea:!-, to Kia mother. 1 irma, be owly died to lire
Voa, " break it gently \? his mother," for bet
warm-hearted 6oldicr-l>oy possessed many endear
ing ties thar rendered biio Tory near and deal
: in tao b've and affoction ii her ? Mowed heart.
. To':! gopt'y ?bat he \* ?our !- gone from earth
Ui bru:?-n ' -? .?>? fr ?m il;-- ibuhy trials 6f the
.Wi';'.- ?cary Hfa ;.. n happy ?od perfect ruft iu
thc butler wo.ld a?.. . ; tell k'ir ail this, abd
t.d. >.' t.. nive*. Lim lhere.
j S?rg?. i'ciiT?x Tel! only four ;;?.\s before com
pleting bs- * : 1 -1 year, and like ibo immortal
Marcus J. Clarke, of Kcnlm-ky, recently eo iu
j humanly tour?ered hy t Lc l'an kees, ho fol] "bo
? fem he retched his inackvud. and yet bad boon
! a man to his country." Green Lu ?Lc turf above
j Ihee, brave boy : ev.tr bright and plc4?an?*wiil
. be thy memory
lt. reporte'; hire, says Ike Columliua
Enquirer, tba) General Forrest hus ascertained
thal ike Yan kc? . lately operating against Span?
i ?li F"rt have dwevntinued the attack and are
leaving Alabama, and ii M supposed tba: they
parc Icing sen I to the reinforcement of Sherman
i i North Carolina. It is a!=.> ruted that (len.
Forres! lias advices fi om Nashville as Into r.s ten
days tig-^, and that ibi Yankee" Ibero were then
greatly ext ?ted ?nd alarmed, for some cause not
deSr.it? ly kuowja.
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James Gonion Bennett has refuged lo
nccpt ibo position rn" .'.lit.ister lo Prance f?-r tho
reason that ho can do moro at home to work out
tko salvation of thc country, th in in any other
Thc Late Raid [n Sumter.
Painful ami confused repdr^s-. have reached us
since our last issue rcspcctiug:a raid by Foster's
utgro troops in thc district ???6umter. One re
port stated that the town bf Sumter had been
barned on Sunday,-2d instS?fl that the raiders
wore making their way towards Camdon. Anoth
er report statod that nothinr'but the Commissary
Stores had been burned in painter, and thc raid
er.-, making their woy to Columbia, bad been met
18 miles ?rom that place by our force3, when
they were repulsed and driven back. "These and
similar reports hnyc beca circulating during tho
post week concerning tho operations of Fester's
raiders, but as they are contradictory, we must
leave our readers to form from them their OWR con
On Friday last wo learned that the enemy oc
cupied Salisbury, N. C. on 'Wednesday night,
April 11, by a torce rupposed' to be a portion of
Stoneman's and Thomas' Mountod Infantry from
East Tennessee. In Monday's Angnsta papers
however wc see that the place has been recap
tured by our forces.
The Chronicle & Sentinel ol Snnday says : " It
ls rumored that a small raiding party of Federals
has been seen on the Congaree below Kingsville."
An Unfortunate Affray.
On Thursday last, Mesara, j. M. RILEY, ALOSZO
Il.inr.is and SIM. TIMMERMAV, of tho Supporting
Force of this District, wore ordered to arrest and
bring to this place, a conrcript by tba name of
BEnrtY Hor.NE, who it appears had been evading
military scrvico for a long while. On attempting
to arrest IIonNE, he made light, we understand,
with a weeding hoc, and whilst HORNE was in the
act of striking Mr. RILEY, the latter discharged
both barrels of his gun into the body of the
former, killing him instantly. From all the in
formation wo can obtain in ?ho premises it was
clearly a caso of justifiable .homicide, and is so
regarded by all good citizens acquainted with the
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A gentioman arriving in Augusta furnished the
Comtitutionaliit thc following :
Thc warehouses containing the cotton and to
bacco were burned.
Thc iron clads and magazines were exploded.
Oar army was glad to get rid of thc monotonous
lifo of fa> trenches, and has|bcen nmazingly bet
tered ia spirit by. the change. Lee bas still a
largo and formidable host, and Old Abo will ere
long stand aghast at tho " life in tte Old Land
Gen. A. P. Hid was mortally wounded and
died on Sunday. Iiis body was recovered.
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To the Frieuds of Soldiers ia General
J. E. Johnston*? Army. o
A rcgu'.nr postmaster having been appointed to
servo in this ul my tho bottorto facilitate thc de
livery i f mail;, purtics writing to officers or sol
diers of this command will bc particular to givo
as address, the Company, R?giment, Brigade or
staff on which they may be serving, ond say
" Johnston's Army" a? destination.
LET all thoso who tpipk the President is
getting ready ti' surrender stand up as long as ho
will, and they will yet seo the Confederacy freo
r^H" " Thc Sunthern ChrUtian Advocate"-a
mott cicrdicnt religions Dew.q>apcr,-*?dia8 been
removed from Augusta to Macon, Qa.
?"?J" Havana dates ol MiIic\zT,'eay that Maxi
miliian will recognize the Southern Confederacy
immediately, and >,pcn to them tho port of Tum
pico </r some other port in which to carry their
prizes tor adjudication and sale. The non-recog
nition by thc Washington administration of the
Mexican Empire has produced unpleasant feel
ings on thc part ol' Mnxitnillian towards the
For tho Advertiser.
The following contributions arc acknowledged
for the week onding April 17th.
Gov. Picken?, 1 load wood ;
Mrs. Jas. Griffin, 23 lbs ?our, I Bush. peas.
Lieut. F. J. Moses, $.11?.
We tender tho sincere thanks of the Associa
tion to the Ladies and Gentlemen, who so kindly
??ssislcd in the entertainments recently giTen for
thc benefit cf thc " Hume."
Mus. LEWIS JONES, P.-cs't. S. H. A.
Mrs. Pi BEUT BLAND, Scr'ry end Treas.
F'?r the Advertiser.
Not i fi'.
I Therein!! be a meeting ol' tho Committee on
thc Education of Soldiers' Orphan?, at Edgelield
j C. ll., on Saturday the 2'Jfh ol' April.
Tba iiK-oibers of this Committee aro invited to
i al'cnd, and tj remain during tho following Sab
L. P. GWALTNEY, Chair.
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? A dispatch from Grant, daled April 1, says
. Sheridan on that day carried every thing be?
; (ort Ililli, and had captured three iTrigadcs of
infantry, a wagon I ruin, and several batteries
j of artillery. The prisoners captured by Sher
j id:m on that div Grant says amount to seve
I nil thousand.
Lincoln telegraphs lo Stanton from Citv
; Point* under date'of April 1, that up lo that
j dato Giant had captured twelve thousand pti
! soncrs and fifty pieces of artillen'. J Ie also
say.-; in thc same dispatch that Foster's divi
i sion had captured an important fort with its
j entire garrison.
I A Northern dispatch from Lincoln, under
; date of April 2. (Vom City Point, states ihat
j every thing had beeu carried ou the left: On
'. that day Petersburg was closely invested.
; Petersburg wa? occupied by the Yankee
j forces on Sunday night. In the fight before
j '?Kit place on Sunday, in one section, the Yan
! kee papers, say, they captured over three
A dispatch from Gen. Grant's headquar
, leis dated April 3d, states that ho had carri
ed everything before him after three days
? hard lighting, lie occupied Richmond on
; Moudaj morning. April ?.1, at a quarter past1
i tip M. o:c!otk. '/ i
j According lo dispatches there was great.rc-1
j juicing at tho North over G raul's victory.
A Washington dispatch says ''the war is
j over: the programme of Graut auticipates all
j po?-iijle inovoir.eida of the Conf?d?rales; their
j .viren is cm offal all points; Grant, Sher
, malu. Thomas, ,I?C1 Hancock, aro closiu"
arum.] nil tho figments of- tho Confederate 1
I In Now York there was a continuous Br?
! mg; of salutes. ?n Philadelphia there was a
large'procession and other demonstrations, j
Li ftalLimcrti the Mayor caused all thc hells
! to be rung. - In Cincinnati there was a gene- ?
j ral suspension of business during thc day, and i
i a /rand display of ii reworks in the evouing. i
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63^ Latest English dates represent-that do-I
1 bates in both Ileuses of Parliament, agitating
tho question ot' the puiicj rf tho defences of
Canad ,i, nod I bc probabilities of a war with :
America. Thc excitement on the subject is in.
creasing. Thc nation is rapidly placing "n a
good ivar footing Hie army and navy.
?'5?" The bc'gbt of felicity is riding on a stage
coach between Iwo pretty girls, and bavin'-but
ons cni of sweet own for ide ihrro.
E?r th? Advertiser.
How to Achieve Southern Iudepei
dence, and perpetuate thc Insti
tution Of Slavery."
Ey this time it must be apparent to the :
casual observer that speedy reform is nbsoli
cccossnry for tho achievement of Southern I
pendence. Reform should commence fortbt
not only, as has bcon properly suggested, ir
Quartermasters, but in every other departmbi
the Government, until every able-bodied i
within tho proper age is sont to tho front,
their places filled by dbaMcd soldiers, ?nc
men. Let this bo done, and let, !"'?"' a time,
JavoriUhm ceate, and every boy and man, 1
10 to Q0 years of ago, bo put into the field.
I go still further if necessary, and take all t
Cd years of ego ; for their aro many cble-bo
men of that age who havo figured largely in
Ho assembly, and resolved from lime to time,
"We will never give up the contest until wo ,
our Iudep^endonce," who have never smelt
powder, but Ho up in feather beds and ha
" Huzza Boys !" Let this be done with asl
delay as possible, and I venture to sty, olthc
it ia boping againt hope, that oar Indepcud
may bo secured without tho aid of negro sold
The great blunder of thc Confederate CODJ
is, and has been, in making too many Bomb pr,
Why should members of the Legislature, foi
stance, be exempt from Confederate scrv
Tbero is no good reason for it ;. and cortainl;
justice in it. Justice demands that they sh
be in service, for all of them wero acknowloc
Secessionists, and many of them members of
Convention that voted South Carolina out of
Union. It teems to me, the timo has conic-vi
tho more strategy a man can uso to keep 01
the army, tho more ho is respected by the c
munity, and thc higher the estimation in wbic
is held by the citizens generally. This shi
not be so. I do not profess to be a military a
but I rio not understand how it is, when wei
all tho troop? in tho service to oppose the onw
march of Gen. SitEBVlX, that whole Brigade
Cavalry are permitted to remain idle for week
yea. month.-1, nt. a time, without doing any tl
for the good of tho country. I hare said if e\
able-bodied man be pur. immediately in tho
vue, fl ?pean active service,) wo may poss
sccuro our Independence without the aid of nc
soldiers. By this remark, I do not wish t<
understood as being opposed to arming the
groes ; F? far from it, after we have made a
and fair trial with the wkitb population, I an
favor of arming two hundred thousand, or e
five hundred thouaaud if necessary, and send
thom to the front. Nor do I coiisidor it at
necessary to offer them their freedom as a rew
for their faithful services, ns I am satisfied tl
will fight as well for us, without such an offer
they will with it. - Hundreds nnd thousand!
negroes, both iu Georgia and South Carob
have evinced their inflexible fidelity to their 01
era by refuging to follow imperious Shermat
his desolating march through these States ; t
hundreds of others have displayed no little v
dom by forsaking the cunning Yankees, aad
turning to their comfortable homes again.
The institution of slavery is uow passing throt
a fiery ordeal, but it is like good brass; thc m
it is scoured by Northern fanatics and South'
traitors, the brighter ib ahinca.
But wc arc told there are men of position ?
standing ic the Confederate States,-yea,
South Carolina,-who aro in favor of abolishi
slavery. All such are -wolves in sheep's ciotbii
and nothing moro nor less than traitors to th
country. The proper authorities will no doi
tttko.tko earliest opportunity to expel? all si
from Southern soil, to a more congenial clit
where they can freely mingle with their kindi
spirits of abolitionism, who have long since I
nounced the word of Clod as a covenant with Iii
and a league with death.
We have tho best soldiers in the world, and
have had fighting enough to have guiued our J
dependence a dozen times over, but tho end
. not yet. If wc fail to establish mr ?udepe
i denco upon a firm foundation, I venture to say
I will be more for tho want of Statesmanship, a
on account of thc influence of traite*?, uvcupyi
! bigk plaCOS, than from any other cause. Thc
is no difficulty in proving that men of nos ti
and standing have been thc greatest truitors i
record and will gire an instance or two. Jud
Iscariot was certainly a man of position, for 1
was one of thc twelve Apostles, and he betray,
the S tduor into the bands of bis cuemies for ;
pieces of silver. How u.uch Yaukeo gold BI
have boen sent to tho Confederate States as
reward fur treason, we of Course have no meal
af ascertaining! Benedict Arnold was a man
position und standing, for he was a Major Gener
in the American Army, and at ono time had tl
confidence of the Father of bi* country : and
is well known that/,mold was a traitor to b
; country. In the last war bet.vecn Great Briti.i
and the United Sure.-, William Hall, of Ma???
cbusette, a man of postilion and standing, w:
a prominent officer in the Aiaorican Army, au
he too proved to be a traitor. Many oilier inatanci
might be adduced, but thesa are sufficient tn e;
li.-h our position, that men of standing nu
; position have o!tcn bern thu grcalc?t Irailnr? tin
J c\or lived.
All true Christiana in every agc, and of ever
I denomination, admit that the Bible should bc th
! man of our council ; and slavery is not only toi
j crated, but even sanctioned by bulb thc old am
? new Tostaiaont. Bul wo are told if ?lavery i
: abolished, il will always exist in .-uiuc form. Nov
; ?TC lur.iniyi'. tii..t tiio present f?riu of slavcryl
thc wt y ?.>t that can possibly bo devised: fo
j both inte:?'? and humanity will prompt owner;
io feed .md elurbc and otherwiso '-are for thu com
fort of their tl? ve?; and when superanatcd the j
v/ill nuyiiori ?hem to ibo tad cf lifo. To om
m..nt, it lu. -vor been a strong philanthropy tba
1 w ubi enslave the white mau !'.,r the freedom o:
Nov? fi achieve South Independence und per
petuate ibe Institution *l s|nvory, every man am!
every woman In tho Confederacy must do their
duly : und da il .it once. All must act iu earnest,
Let their bo no drone.. Remember ?bu ni.niy ia
fl?mitory speeches you have uia-ic, and y-mr ja
triol ic Resolves, thal mt intend to fight it out.
i ' .
Now is thu time, show your faith by your works.
And stand to your post; for it i.i not to bo dis
guised, that if you fly at thc approach of your
enemy, all is lost. And if we ara to be subjaga
tcd, wo bu to these Confed?ralo States ! Better
Tor US, lind it been, that thc child, Seeetiion had
never been born. NINETY SIX.
How TO DESROY GARDEN INSECTS.-A c?e
coction of the leaves of commun carn mondie
will deslry alf species of insect, and nothing
contiilrute.s so much to tho health of a garden
as a number of camomile plants dispersed
throtofh it. No greenhouse or hothouse
shoul? ever be without it, in a green or dried
state ; either the sta'ks or the Howers will
answer. It is a singular fact that, if a plant
.is drooping and appearcntly dying, in nine
cases ont of ten it will recover if yow plant
camomile near it.
JAM now ready to GRIND WHEAT OR !
C RX at my MILLS on Big Stephens' Creek.
Any person fearing to cross thc Bridge ticed not
do so: Tring your Wheat or Corn to tho Bridgo
and I will carrv it across and back.
R. T. PARKS.
A nr-17 17
The Ala Darna Situation.
The Columbus Sun, of tbe 12th, has tb
following telegram :
MONTO:OMERv, April ll.-Our forces eval
uated Montgomery last night. The Federal
are expected, to copy it to day. Some fight
ing yesterday, below Beuton, in which ou
forces were driven back.
The last accounts from the Alabama raid
ers, ace Ording to the Macon Telegraphy i
that the enemy was at Line Creek coming tr
wards Columbus, but whether this move
ment was an advance on the city, or wkstke
they were following up our forces was no
Gen. Cobb is in Colurrrbua. The defense
of the city will be put in the best possible cot
dition to make a successful r?sistance, -and nc
a doubt is entertained of our ability to repi
the enemy and hold it.
Tho Columbus Sun says : Our people ar
not exhibiting much alarm, and general con
fidence is felt that Columbus can and will b
? successfully defended. .
A large number of refugees have arrived i:
Columbus from Montgomery.
Gen. Forrest, when last beard from, wa
twelve unies from Selma. It was thought h
wuuld cross tbe river and pursue the Yankee;
The Yankee force is composed entirely c
cavalry and mounted infantry, with some at
Among the refugees who have arrived-i
Columbus aro Gov. Watts and other officer
of thc State Government of Alabama. Thc
are deeply chagrained at the capture of thei
? capitol by iix thousand Yankees, but fe*
conscious that they did all that was in tbei
power to prevent it. The Governor bas prc
ceeded to Eufaula.
A dispatch from Talladega, dated Apr
7th, states that a division of Yankees froi
Elyton are at Montevallo; a portion of thei
are also at Selby Springs. Scouts report
body of the enemy at Ashville, takingstoek, &>
It is stated that there were about eigbt
thousand bales of cotton in Montgomery . i
the warehouses This was burned Tuesda
evening. There was a large quantity of col
ton scattered through the streets, whethe
this was burned also is not known. If it wa
a large part of the city must also have sufiei
ed a similar fate from its close proximity t
combus' ible material.
Montgomery was evacuated in great coi
fusion. Liquor was used I'rcelj*. All cou
missary stores were distributed to the peoph
It is feared that much private property bi
DIED, at tba residence of her Father, M
SAMUEL STEVENS, on tho 3rd April, ?dr?. MA'1
TIE E. MOBLE!', consort of Dr. S. G. MOBLE
in tho 27th year of her age.
Again tho monster death has been in our circle
and removed from our midst one who posscssei
all thc loveliness of her sex. She was the cm
blcm of purity, tho embodiment of bolines*, an
it was her oonstant desire to do tho will of be
Heavenly Furber. Oh ! bow sad to think- tba
death laid his icy finger upon this sweet creature
who decorated thc domestic circle with the flower
of affection, and adorned tho profession she mad
by a well ordered life, and a Godly conversation
Cruol Death ! How conld'st thou deprive societ,
of such an ornament.
In early life, she connected herself with th
Baptist Church, at Mountain Crock. She alter
wards removed nor membership, and united her
golf with- tho Olive Branch Church. Her plac
at Church was always filled, and now she is gone
muny will miss her sweet smiles and pious de
portmcut. I knew her well, and I may say '.
know her always. We were at school together
and oh, how happy wo were. We dimed tho bills
and chased tho butter Hies; in fact, wo woro a
one, and nothing could separate us. I will mis
her tr-.Jly, and time om tm ver obliterate from th
dial of my soul the imago of he- dear telf. - M;
eyes 61V with tears even now while I am attempt
mg to pen this simplo tribute to the memory o
her whom 1 so dearly loved. I will often reve
lo the past, and call to mind tho moro than ha pp;
moments which wc bavo spent In each other'
society. I wish she was with me now; but wir
express this wish, whon I know, that dear MAT
TIP. is better ofT. She was too pure for this world
-hence Cod took her to himself, and gav? hei
for her companions, the angels that surround Hi
throne, and for her portion, a crown whoso beaut
and brightness, shall last, whon " monarchs' am
Victors' gems shall blent in common dujtf."
Dear MATTI a ii gone! Shoji now in hoove:
with the dear dapactod osos who luve gone be
lore. A few weeks r.go, r-kw burled her lust sur
viving child. and no doubt the departure of hi:
dear little treasure of her heart hastened her ?.-wr
death. They are now together in the Paridiso ol
?God. Imagine, kind reader, the happy mesting
which took plane between them in tho better
world. A weok beforo her death she suffered in
tensely. No heart can eoaeeive of her suffering*
A ?lay or two before her spirit t.iok ils dight ti
the eternal world, she was insensible. She was
denied the power of speech. We bavo everj
reason tv believe, that she is n'uv enjoying that
Rest which God has prepared for those who love
bim. Through out ber whole sioknesj sho dis
closed Ciiris'iau fortitude and resignation.
As a wife, she hid no superior. She loved he:
husband with an undying affection-; as a mother,
kind, loving, and obliging ; asa daughter, sb?
was gentle, affectionate, and dutiful; .11 a fii:;id,
she wns constant, sincere, and unsophisticated :
a- a-Christian abo wa: humble, pious, Godly, and
beeveuly.mindedI as a sistrr, she was richill
love, and induite in good works. She Las guns
to ber reward.
In ber dwir.io, earth has lost, ;ind beaven gniuu'l
a priceless jeweL Weep not for her, afflicted
ones, for she bas gone tn that fiotrso, " not made
with bunds, eternal io tho beavens."'
She leaves a husband, oud a larse circle of
relatives aud friends lo moura their loss. May
dod bless thc bereaved om?, aud bind u|> their
broken'beans, and pour into their wounded
spirits, tho oil of his consolation.
Dearest MATTIE, thou art happy
In the roalias, of bliss and iight;
Where no pain OHO make thee weary,
And no sickness dim thy sight.
WILLIAM L. CLAXTON, of this District, a
mcinbi-r nf Co. B, Oth S. C. Cavalry, was wound
ed at Trevillian Station, Vu., on thc lilli June,
ISSI, which forced tho amputation of his arm,
and was then sent to Hospital at Danville, Va.,
where be died from thc effects ol-his wound on
the llib July following, aged SO years and live
Tbus ended the bright and glorious career of a
?allant soldier, and an csticmed-and useful jiii
JiOQ. In Heaven re.-t his sou], and long livo bis
A?osa thc many bravo beys tba!, have died in
this cru d war, waged by un unsernpuloua lue, is
included WILLIAM ALONZO, souof J.israu II.
VE i. DU l.t., ol' tills Stnio an-1 District.
The subject of mis notice waJ fifteen Tears of
age tba i'd day of Feb. 1?><?2. Ile left homo for
Ibo army the ?th of A .-ril following, ami was
Stationed on Jumos' Island, near Charleston,
until the" spring nf ISO-".; tiien went with his
command, thc 2-tth Regt. S. C. V., Gen. CISTS
Brigade to N. Georgia, ibeu C"nnected with the
Army of Tennessee, then undcrTton. Walker, l?o
went through tho campaign of Mississippi and
was in many bard-fought battles. Ife then re
turned with his command to North Georgia, and
was in all tho battlus fought in that section until
thc 20th July l^lH, when in an eng igeuient noar
Peach Trco Creek, he receive J ? slight wound in
thc side, but wus able' on the 22d to bc in ibu
charge when Geucral Walker was killed, but rc
oeivod no damage in that battle : but on the 27th,
whilst himself and others of his companions in
arms, woro sit ting together cheerfully conversing,
I thc fatal missile sped its way passing through Ike
lungs aud heart (it was supposed) of this much
esteemed und high toned young man.
A friend of his, who sat uenr him whon ho waa
killed, states that no.cnemy was in sight, and tho
ball that struck hiui wis u stray missile. ' Truly,
ni was stated by this friend, "the ways of Provi- I
dence aro inscrutable and yet full of mercy ;" I
and though to our limited vision '. clouds omi j
darkness uro round about bim, righteousness and !
jmlgmcnturo the babitatious of his throne.'' This ',
friend who had been with bim and shared in ihn j
toils and privations of a soldier's life, and ii ul un '
opportunity of losting his sterling w -rib, rays : !
" Corporal YKLUKI.L was one. of thc mist popular
young men iu our Company. In fact, wu all loved
him; and I do not believe ho bad an enemy iu
his lt cr-i meat. In addition lo this, he was a truo
aoldior, and the model of a gontleman, an unscl- I
C-di patriot, nnd a martyr in a just cause. Young ?
as bo wns bis narrie is historic and -unmortal. Hts
reputation ioimaculato, and bis.* spirit is-row in
tba mansions of blessedness. Who caa " cs pee t to
achiove and realize more than this even in the
course of a long and well-spent life time?'"
WILLIAM was in bis raising A dutifal^nd obedi
ent son, loved.by all that knew him; and though
we shall see his faco no, more on earth,' angels
watch his dost, until a Power Supremo, sholl raiso
it all glnrinns and immortal.
May tho habitual sentiments of our hearts bo
" tho Lor t gave, and tho Lord has taken;away,
blcssod bo the name-of the Lord."
State of South Carolina.
SPARTANBURG, 8th April, I860.
GENERAL .ORDERS, NO. 10.
LTHE organization of STATE TROOPS,- 1st
Class Militia, heretofore, existing, is hereby
disbanded; AU persons between the ages of 111
and 17. liable to duty in that Clais.edithe Militia,
will immediately atsomble at Greenville, ai; which
timo und place the whole command will be re
2. Tho ordcrs-of tho 3d April, 18C5, (-No. 3) by
which tho whole command was-detailed for twen-~
ty days, are hereby countermanded. The troops
will assemble with all possible expedition at
Grcenvillo os hereinbefore directed..
3. The absolute necessity which now exists for
the continued service of these troops will not
permit thon* absence at this time iii tafe* the threat
ened approach of the enemy, and. t:tketr from the
Sotte all ite means of defence.
A. Thc Colonels commanding thc-Regiments of
Militia in this State-aro specially charged' with
the promulgation.of thia .order, and. its .enforce
ment by sending to GreanvUlo all those of the 1st
Clnss Militia liablo to duty.
5. The Quarter-Master General will'providc,
without delay, for the transportation of .these
troops to Greenville.
G. Tho arms and ammunition bolonging to. the
organization of these S tr. te Troops wilt be taken
to Greenville and there re-issned to tho mon who
constitute the command.
7. Tho Colonels commanding the Regiments of
Militia iii this State, will, at tbo'.expiration of
fire dni/H Groen the rcccipt.of this, order, make a
report of its cxeoutmn.
8. At their arrival in'Green ville tb? troops will
report to Capt. J. P. Thomas, w ho will crsign to
them their proper p.,...-ion, tint preparo them for
tho rc-organilatlon of the command-.
Ry ordor of the Governor.
G. A. FOLLIN, A. A. Geh'I.
ArniL 9th, 18G5.
Colonels commanding are authorized to issuo
transportation to troops to be assembled under
orders No. ID of his Excellency the Goverrfor.
JOHN T. SLOAN.
EDCTSFIELD C. H., April 17th, 18C5.
COLONELS of the 9th 'and 10th Regiments,
nnd Capt. A. JONES of tho"7th S. C. Regiment
of Militia, will observe 'and carry into effect the
n. W. ADDISON,
Lieut. Col. ? A. 1). C.
Apr 18 lt 17
Detachment Butler's Cavalry Brigade.
Cn A a LO TTE, N*G., Mareil. 22, l$6f>.
ALL Absontoeaafrom Butler's Cavalry Eriga.de
are hereby ^faired to report to mo at Ches
terville, S. C., or to Capt Mciver, at Cberaw, S.
C.; without delny.
To such as report promptly, the clemency of
fered iu thc recent order front (Jen. Lee, will bo
extended. Those who do no! avail themselves of
this last opportunity, may expect tho extremest
penalty of the military law. This order will re
tuaiu in force fir twenty days from this date.
Ly order: B. H. RUTLEDGE,
Colonel Co .mandiug.
F. J. MOSES, Lieut A E. 0.
Apr IS lt .17
APRIL ?TU, ISfij.
NOTICE is hereby given that Messrs. PRICE
?nd PICKLE have b en d.-.ui!od hy litis
1 Association ro co-oper te with thc Committee fur
supplying Pond to the psorlc "iy Colum-ia. and
with tho Committee at Newberry having in eh irge
the Soldiers' Wayside at thai place. Tho citizens
of thc upper IHslriets are earnestly requested to
bid thom m thoir benevolent labors.
fStfl beg bf th-j Laities throughout the Stoto
to rcnow their efforsf thron b their ,\ ...?K is-tinm
in getting np supplies of CLOrilTN.fi 'or ti-?
Sold iers. M. LABOR DE
Chairm in Cent-ri Association.
Apr 15 If 17
Tax in Kind.
Sr... No. Dhr-OT No. 6, 4r? CON?T. DIST. S. C.,
AiKK.s. S C., ?p-tl 10 b, 1565.
(RODUCBRS wil take not icc that I nm cow
randy to receive the 'J ?'he of Estimater.
j purnta N'>. I A 2, and :ha\ v. innsf bc- de! :>.'..??-2
'? before tile 1 jiii of May nest, or wHI "C ht ..
; liable to forfeit five times tho cstima'.cd valu: in
] default cf pavmcnt in Kind.
Agent Depot No. 6, !?-:c. .?>.
Apr IS 2t li
FlOVt thc Subscriber on Ibo night of the 6th
inst., n large Obosnut Sorrel HORSE,
? blaze fjce.-tiMoe geueraliy bangs > n both sides
1 his neck,-had on ?no shoe an u fore foot, and a
I sore on thc rittht shouldtr: walka wida behind
I un i paces slowly under thc caddie. Information
' gladly received and liberally rewardcl.
HENRY A. MEETS.
Lexington, S. C., Apr lu St? 17
BY order of Capt J. F. Riley, A. C. S., I am
instructed to notify all persons who have
received due bills Of mo in payment of Bond
Beef or Bacou >1 divored at this place, to return
tho samo to me by tho 1st Monday in May, in
order t-i have tho amount delivered credited on
their respective Bonds.
I will continuo to receive Tax and Bond Bacon,
but will not receive ?nv dore Bond Beef.
T. A. JONES,
Purchasing .t Impressing Agent
Apr 17 2t* 17
WILL pay in SALT for
50 Bushels Com ;
2000 Lbs. Fodder ;
One good Milch Cow with young calf.
W. W. FINLEY,
10 Milo Post, Aiken Road to Edgcfield.
Aiken, April 2r* 17
State of South Carolina,
IN EQUI TV. %
Eldridge Asbill, et al. 1
vt > Purlitlon.
Wm. Powell, ot ux. et al. J
BY virtue of an order of tbn Court in this case,
I will proceed to sell on Monday, 2nd day of
May next, nt Edgefield C. lt.. the Rtal Estate
described in the pleadings, containing Ono hun
dred and sixty fl(50) acres, moro or less, adjoin
ing lands of Wm. Powell, Nathaniel Burton,
Levi ThrailkiU, et. al.
Sold on a credit nf 12 months with interest
from day of sale. Puroh tsers to givo Bond with
nt least two good sureties to secure the purchase
monev. and pay for titles Extra.
" Z. W. CARWILE, c.n.K w.
April 10,1S65. 3 to if
0\E CAVALRY SADDLE. Also, ono large
pair SADDLE BAGS. Call soon, or you
loose a bargain; G. L. PENN.
Apr IS 2t 17