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KOB'T. A. THOMPSON, Editor.
R.A.TUOMPSO.N, R. YOUNO, W.H. IIOI.COMBK,
THUMS-$t.i">Ci per nanum, in advance, lt pay
ment bo delayed until nitor tho expiration of tho
year, $2. For six months, 75 "cents in advance.
' B&ikJ*Advertisements inserted nt the Usual mtv*.
" PICKENS ?. ll,y S. C. :
Saturday Kbriring, July 13, 1861.
From Richmond. j
Our Editorial Correspondence como to hand too
luto for tliis issue ; it shall appear noxt week. The ?
Editor is in Richmond, on his way to Lccsburg, I
where, tho 4th Regiment is stationed. Wo learn, !
through tho correspondence, thnt President DAVIS 1
has called for fifty thousand additional troops. Tho
quota of South Carolina will bo about live thousand.
Do yo ready !
Col. Orr's Regiment.
This Regiment cf bravo und gallant mon, I
.who, nt tho grcntost sacrifices hnvo volunteered
their services tu tho Confed?ralo Stales for and I
during tho war, will onenmp nt Sandy Springs
on Friday, tho 1'Jth inst. Tho Regiment will
remain there but a short time, and will move
direotly to Virginia. It would bo well for tho
members'of tho different Companies to arrango
their business accordingly.
Lust wopk, in putting into typo tho Roll of
tho Pendleton Volunteer Company, tho names
of Wm. Stoelo; C. S. Steele, W. II. Stovonson, !
J. N. Scares, J. L. Smith and W. II. Sims, were
The Bonham Rifles.
This Company mot at our villago on Thurs
day, tho 11th instant, and organi/.cd. Tho offi
cers eloctod wero-?
A..D. GAILLARD, Captain;
JOHN Mooov, i st Lieutenant ;
J. A. BALLISOER, 2d "
P. J. DRYMAN, 3d *}
We understand thnt this Company intends
applying for a place in Col. Orr's llogimcnt.
It is composed chiefly of young mon who kuow
how to handle thoir riilos.
We loam that, on tho Oth inst., at a placo
called Farr's Still House, in tho lowor part of |
this District, n rencounter occurred between
?BOROB TRANUM and EDWARD NORRIS, in which
NORRIS Was stabbed and killed by TRANUM.
An inquest was hold over tho body of NORRIS
by Magistral O JOHN R. OOSSKTT, neting Cpronor,
tho verdict of the jury hoing in accordance with
tho abiiVQ stntomont. TRANTM has boon lodged
in jail to await a judicial hearing of his caso.
Honor to Whom Honor is Due.
Wo intend no disrospoct in making allusion
to tho orgnnizntion of tho various Companies
which hnvo already loft for tho scat of war, and
those Companies which aro still behind, but
have tendered their services to thc Confedernto
States, and expect to leave in a few days. Dis
trict pride should prompt our. fellow-cit i /.cns to
milich thomsolrcs to Companies in their own
District. Many of our best mon hnvo joined
.Companies in our sister Districts, Anderson and
Kjlrconvillo. For this our District receives no
credit. Wo commend* tho patriotism of our
frionds in volunteering, but would respectfully
suggest, that it becomes us, ns citizens of Dick
ons District, who nro desirous of giving charac
ter und position to our District in thc present
struggle, that they attach themselves to Compa
nies in thoir own District. Wo have nt Joust
throo hundred volunteers from this District who
have joined Companies in other Districts. When
history records thc number of mon each District
furnished, Pickons will not got credit for those
who have connected thomsclvcs with Companies
in other Districts.
This magnificent document, which apes its
father, HUI Seward, so much, is fraught with
terrors. Swoot William doubtless thought whon
ho handed it over to Mas Abc that the Pope of
!tom9 had novnr issued a moro imposing bull.
Abc is mado to onl! upon tho Black Repub
lican Congress f\>r four hundred thousand
men and Jour hundred million dollars. With
so many men and so much money. Abe feels
sure of a speedy conquest and restoration of
peace. This the Congross will grunt-but would
Congress quadruple tho mon and money, tho
subjugation of tho South would bo as i inpossible
ns tho idea is nonsensical. When two millions
of freemon shall have fallon before tho sword,
and thoro is not a man loft to fire a musket,
tho patriot matrons of tho South will.summon
thoir household, and advancing to thc scene of
notion, will centost our rights in tho bloody
* conflict. ,
How insano and preposterous tho idea of
whipping into submission a race of freemon
skilled in all tho arts of modern warfare, and
with all tho resources which tho Southern Con
federacy can command. A pooplo with moro
. than Spartan courage, whoso oauso is armed
with justice, and who havo sworn to stand by
their flag, if need bo, until ovory man shall havo
perished, and not ono is loft to toll tho tnlo.
Let the history of tho various Republics
speak. Mexico furnishes the only oxnmplo in
modern history whoftfca Republic has boon con
quered by invasion. The Mexicans wore a rude,
unlettered pooplo, unskilled in tho weapons of
tnodorn warfare, with Yankee cour a ye, and wero
fighting a bravo and skillful pooplo, whoso (lng
had novor boon loworod to an enemy-and oven
then, had it not boen for Sou thom vnlor it would
have boen an unsuccessful and fruitless invasion
of her soil by tho Amerlcnn army. Tho futuro
historian may record a long and bloody battle,
but never tho subjugation of tho South. Mark
that, Abraham, William-"ci id omne fjenus."
CAPTOR'S or A ScouTitfo PARTY.-Tho Bnlti
, mere Exchange publishos tho following spoclul
Wt?iAstsrORT, Juno 28.--'A scouting party
cotN,tmg of forty F?deral troops, loft this morn
, ?lM.A>*>-? V iron?a shore. In the ovonlng
mt of thom ?aurhe*. The Mst, thirty-six in
number^were trfkon prls?i?. . the Oo<|ftdo|1.
'ate forces. Ar groat deal <>T<fl^-. ^jiqn pr?.
vails ainong the troops oncompod rn tm
Uv owing to the qonHbjt. of tho food; And ;
?&di immediately;, The hea th o^ he trcop
SC* U Musics, *mw? T*J?;7 '?..<
tfgtte are v^y.eillug to an alarming extent..
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Uniform of the Rifle Regiment.
lou TIIK NKI.0 Oll'lCEUS.
Coat-Dark bluo cloth, double-brcnstcd, with
two rows of niuo huttons euch, tho rows tobo tinco
inches apart at tho waist, mci widening towards
the Shoulders. Standing collnr of green velvet,
trimmed with gilt luco | Inch wido, around the
?'.?gO. C'.?fT*? *.^0-*,,,'b?.-hQ.!"'' '??"l>?? ?lontv f\F irt-omi
velvet, with two small buttous ou tho under sonni.
Skirt, frock cont pattern, roaching one iuch below
hnlf-thigh, mid trimmed around with green velvet
one inch wide from tho waist to tho buck part of
tho skirt, two buttons on .tho back to rnugo with
tho lowest buttons on the breast.
Pantaloons-Dark blue cloth, inndo full in tho i
legs, aud trimmed willi goi<) lace, 0:10 inch wide,
on tho outer sonia of enoh leg.
Hat-Ulack broad brim felt hat, six inches in
tho crown, with Hie righi sido of-tho brim I urned
up and looped by a gold cord to a sundi button on
(ho sido of tho hut, gilt Palmetto tree on (hu side
of tho brim turned up, gold cord with n tassel
j nt ouch end placed twice around tho hut over Hie
band, and tied nt tho buck, gilt buglo in front. Tho
! hst to bo surmounted by a black ostrich feather
from tho sido looped up.
Huttons-Giltconvox, with Palmettodovico, largo
silo soven-oights of au inch in diameter, and small
j Glove*-Ihitf Gnuntlctts, to reach half way from
the wrist lo the elbow. .
i Sword-Straight gill hilt, silver grasp, gilt scab
I bard, sword knot and bullion tassel, black leather
I Sash-Red silk, to go twice around the body nnd
I tic on thc left hip.
Spurs-Yellow inclu? or gilt.
?IA tm KS or ni sr i Not ION,
To be marked upon tho collars for tho commis
sioned, and upon Hie sleeves for tho non-commis
sioned olliocrs. For n Colonel two largo gilt slurs,
ono-nnd-n half inch in diameter. - Lieut. Colonel,
j ono largo gilt star. Major, ono small gilt star,
; three-fourths of nn inch in dinnie tor, Mid a kori
j zontul bar Huco inches in length. Captain, three
? small slurs. First Lieutenant, two small stars ;
j second und third Lieutenants, ono small star
Sergeant Major and (junrtoruinstor Sergeant, foin
I chevrons on enoh arm ubeve tho elbow, with a dia
; mond in thc corner of (ho uppermost chevron. Ser
geants, chevrons on each arm, above tho elbow,
according to rank, commencing willi four for Die
1st Sergeant, and diminishing one for euch Scr
1 genut. Corporals, inverted chevrons on each arm,
j below tho elbow, according to rank, commencing
with four for tho 1st Corporal, nnd diminishing
oue for ouch Corporal.
1 itL'UIMKXT.Vi, srAi r orrter.iis.
Coat-Same material ns Field Olllccrs, single
breasted, willi one row of niue buttons down the
front. Tho breast nnd skirt of (ho coat lo be
trimmed with green velvet, tivo-oightsof nn incl,
wide, collnr and cull's lo bc of (he sanio inntorinl
as tho coat, mid trimmed tho sumo as tho Field
Officers. Thc cont in other respects to be thc sume
ns thc Field Officers. Kat, gloves, sword, sash,
spurs mid buttons to bc thc samo ns tho Field
Pantaloons for all thc slnff (except (he Surgeon.
Assistant Surgeon nnd Chaplain) like (ho Field
Officers. For the Surgeons mid Chaplains thcro
will bo a black velvet, stripo one inch wide on each
CAPTAIN'S AX!) Ml'.CTKNA.XTS.
Coat-Tho same as Hie Regimental Stuff Officers.
Pantaloons, lint, sword, sash and buttons lo be
ti o sume ns (he Stn If Officers.
Gluers-To bc short buckskin or white colton.
8KUOKANT MAJOll A XII QIAllTr.HMASTr.lt 8 Kiln KA XT.
Coat-Thc sumo ns tho Stall* Officers, without (he
green trimmings. Four gold luce chevrons hulf
inch wide, 011 each arm above tho elbow, willi u
diamond in Hie coiner of the uppermost chevron.
Pantaloons-Tho s ime ns Stuff Officers, with a
green velvet stripe, one inch wide, down tho outer
j Hat-The sumo ns the Slnff Officers, without the
I Feather, Palmetto I voe in front.
Sword-(lilt mountings und leather scabbard.
s puas AKTS ASH con ron A I.S.
Coat-Dnrk blue jeans, singlc-bi casted frock
cont, row of nine buttons in front. Collar, breast,
skirt and cuffs to bo trimmed with groen worsted
bice, fivc-cighls of nu inch wide, with the chevrons
on enoh arm according lo rank.
Pant*-Sumo material ns cont, inndo lnrge in
tho legs, mid trimmed willi groen worsted Ince, one
inch wide, down each leg.
J/al-Pluck, brand brim felt hat, crown six inch
es high, tho brim turned up on (he right side mid
looped by a yellow cord to n Palmetto button, gilt
Palmetto tree in front, with Idler of Company be
low Hie tree.
Coal, Pants and Hal-Thc saino us I he Ser
geants, without thc chevrons on tho anns. White
cotton gloves for'non-commissioned officers 0nd
VATIUI K nnr.ss.
For commissioned officers' cont nnd punts, lo bc
of Hie sumo inntorinl ns the pr?valos, but trimmed
wit li green velvet.
For lion-ooinm?8S?oncd officers and privates,
roundabout cont, trimmed ns thc dress uniform.
Pants tho snmc.
Caps-Glazed silk or oil cloth.
Knell soldier should furnish himself with two
colton shirts, two under shirts, two pair of drnw
ers, four pair of cotton s?cks, two silk handker
chiefs, ono black cravat, pair of strong sewed shoes,
sewing thread, buttons, needles, pair of scissors
and thimble, knifo and fork, ono huge and sinnll
iron spoon, one largo bowie knifo* knapsacks, hav
ersacks and canteens. It is expected thal thc good
mid patriotic citizens of tho respective Districts
from which tho companies come will furnish these
nnd their unifevms.
Camp-kettles, frying-pans, colTcc-pols, coffee
mills, tin-cups, piales, axes, hatchets, nnd other
camp equipage., it is oxpeclcd to bc furnished by
lt is enjoined upon ouch soldier and officer lo
furnish himself with a cupe of oil or enamel cloth,
to bo fastened to tho collar of the cont willi tinco
small buttons, and to extend ihreo inches below
tho elbow; this can bo removed nt pleasure.
FY THU FI HLD OmcKiis.
DOES IT PAY?-Undor this bending, the Now
York Times, of thc 8th instant, lins the follow
Thc ongngomcnts with tho batterrie* tit A rpi in
Crook, Pigg's Point, Sowoll's Point, und tho
othor rOc?ntly at Mathias Point, niuo bsd no
other practical effect tlinn disnbling numbers
of our suitors, und tho injury to n greater or Joss
extent of two of our war stonmers. Tho enomy
still ocupios both tho positions appnrontly unin
jured. It is said that tho attack on Pigg's Point |
wns for tho pnrposo of "feeling the position of
enomy." It wns. to sny tho lonst of it. nn ox
ponaivo manipulation. Wo connot help belie v
mg thnt this unequal skirmishing, neither adds
to our prestige, nor pays in results tito- hazards
Tho Times is about right for onco.
'MATTERS AT PENSACOLA.-Tho Montgomery
(Ala.) Confederation of Tuesday snys:
A Ponsnoola correspondent reports the nrri
val at Port Pickons of sumo thirteen or fourteon
United States vessels full of troops, ammunition,
Sea. Thoro wns a roport on our streets yester
day that twonty-sovon vossols had arrived thcro
and thc Governor loft immediately for pensa
cola to consult Oem Bragg as to the prospect
of a fight. Kvory thing looks ns if old Scott
has planned thoroughly his campaign, and lins
not forgotten poor Fort Pickons. Humors nbout
an anticipated fight arc ns thick ns autumnal
loaves. Lot us nil keep cool. Bragg is strong
enough, and his mon aro bravo enough to whip
out tho rnsonls at Ponsnoola, whilo our brave
boys In "Old Virginia" will soo thnt tho work
la done up brown with those (hid-forsaken "var
mints" who have crawlod into that revored old
<~-..-*. ? -
WHAT TUB ARKANSAS WOMEN Ans D01V0.
The Little Kook Gazelle hopos it will not bo
consldor?aoonstful when it states that thc In
dies of that eily, ??nco tho war bogan, havo
performed nn extraordinary amount of pntriot
."Y^labor. Thoy hayo mado noarly or quite
te?n '*?rftu"ftn^ rnilitnr'y suits4, upwards of flt*
. . thousand W?^r'toty *** probably five
M twelve hundred cW?h?T nho Wfl 0vcr
TOR TUR KK0WKK COl'lllKR.
Afr. Editor : The Ladles of Wnlholln mid sur
rounding vicinity, mot on Tuesday, tho Oth inst.,
for thc purpose or organizing themselves into u
s:,.";"... In ntl! nttil naolol ?lite vnllililitnvu l>t?bt>na
After prayer by tho Rev. F. 8. SMITH, ho wns
uunuiuiously elected Chidrninn, aird Mr?. W.
DENDY, decretory and Trensuror. At tho* icfpicst
of tho Ladies, S. 1*. DKM nv ?tated bricuy t he object
of thc meeting.
On motion of Dr. L. IL JOHNSON, thc "following
committee was appointed to prepara business for
tho Society : Mrs. N. K. Sullivan. Mi*. E. hol
land, Mrs. I.. IL Johnson, Miss E. Woudin, Miss
lt. A. McFall.
Tho coininittcc submitted tho following report :
That wo think it is the duty of every person to
bear their respective port of tho burden east upon
our country ; and, ns tho ladies aro not permitted
to take up arms and go on thc tented field in de
fence of our glorious rights, they believe they can
do etl'cctual service at homo ; and for thc better
promotion of this end, ?they think it advisable to
organize n Society.-tho object of said Society ho
ing to procure subscriptions in money, or donation?)
in clothing, such as blankets, woolen socks, shills,
etc., for the benefit of thc Ptckens volunteers' ; or,
articles of diot for tho usc of hospitals, etc. And,
for tho further promotion of Mic objects before
specified, wo would suggest dint committees bo ap
pointed over tho District to solicit donations. Wo
would further suggest that lhere ben committee ap
pointed and known ns tho Receiving and Forward
ing Committee, whose duly finll bo lo receive nil
articles of any kind whtitev< r, from tho vnrions
committees, mid box mid forrard them io those of
tho volunteers, designate! by tho Society ; (lint
thc chnirmnn, in conjunction willi two or moro
ladies appoint mid committees. Tho following
were nppointcd :
Receiving and For wurdi tty Committee-Mrs. J. 0.
Lewis, Mrs. N. K. Sullivan, Mrs. W. S. Gristmill.
OOM M ITT Kt: 8 TO SOLICIT nONATIII.NS.
. Whetstone-Mrs. Abel Robins, Mrs.
Frctwo.ll, Mrs. A. J. I'cndley
Oeonco Station-Mrs. James George, Mrs. S. R.
McFall, Mrs. A. 1). Gaillard.
Piekens (\ il.-Mrs. Samuel Reid, Mrs. .1. E.
iingood, Mrs. J. Thomas Steele, Mrs. James Law-,
renee, Mrs. Robert Craig. Mrs. Levi Robins.
lloitnty Land-Mrs. S. M. Shibling, Mis. M. S.
McKlroy, Mrs. E. Dendy, Mrs. Ransom Hunt, Mrs.
Rnchelor's Relient-Mrs. E. P. Veiner. Mrs. S.
H. .Johns, Mrs. Wm. McWhortcr, Mrs. J. R. Slider.
Frtlr Piny-Mrs. Itarriist Reeder, Mrs. T. R. Shc
lor. Mrs. A. Glenn,
Walton's Ford-Mrs. 0. M. Doyle, Mrs. ll. R,
Hughes, Mrs. J. Y. Jones.
Colonel's Fork-Mrs. Wm. Stcole, Mrs. George
Phillips, Miss Sarah Lcdbctler.
Chcohco-Mrs. Jessee Lny, Mrs. A. IL Qrnnt,
Mrs. --1-. Fcndley
Walhnlla-Mrs. IL Knee, Mrs. I). Riemann, Mr*.
W. H. Dendy.
On motion of Miss R. A. MCFALL, il wns
Resolved, That Committees bc appointed in dif
ferent sections to solicit subscriptions for n Regi
Thc following were nppointcd :
PickensC. ll.-Miss Pell Reid, Miss Julia A.
Alexander, Miss Snllio Craig, Miss Reil Lnwrom-e.
Bounty Land-Miss Currie Stribling, Miss M. A.
Steele, Miss E. .1. Johnston.
Whetstone-Miss Kate Robins, Miss Harriet
licrndon. Miss Martini Frelwell.
Chcohco-Miss Patsie Shnrpe, Miss Lizzie Lay.
Oconce Station-Miss M. J. McFnll, Miss Mar
ilin Watt, Miss Sallie OnIthm). Miss O. Shnrpe.
Walhalla-Miss Kate Woodie, Miss Anna Roo
htm, Miss Mary Smith, Miss Snrnh J. Sullivan.
It wns moved I lint tho chairman appoint a com
mittee to draft a Constitution nnd Rye-Laws for
Thc following were Appointed : Mrs. W. S.
Grishnm. Mrs. W. II, Dendy, Mrs. H. Knee.
On motion ol' Miss R. A. MCFAI.I., HU- Soddy
ndjourned to meet on Thursday, the 1 Ht li instant,
nt 1U o'clock, a. m.
Mrs. W. H. DKNDY, Sccl'y & Tiens.
roll THE KROWEF. COURIER,
CLAREMONT.'S. C., July fi, 1801.
Dcor Courier : The Ladies of this section
met on thc (Uh Instant, and organized them
selves into a Ladies' Association, to heller en
able themselves to aid and comfort thc Volun
teers, und assist our Government in her youth
ful struggles. They organized by electing tho
following officers :
Miss S. A. LKDIIKTTEU, President;
Mrs. M. A. lloi.l.lNUSWORTll, 1st Vico "
Mrs. M. S. DOYLE, 2d ?
Miss MARV Run.LIPS, 'hi " M
Miss M. A. McW HURTER, Treasurer;
Miss J. M. Mll.I.ER, Secretary.
After which, Miss MALISSA GASTON oll'ercd a
Constitution, which was unanimously ndopted,
and signed by thc following Ladies:
Sarah Ann Lodhettcr, M. A. Hollingsworth,
M. S. Doyle, Marv Phillips, M. A. McWhortcr.
Julia M. Miller, ?. Phillips, Caroline Hull, D.
Hull, Nancy McC-cc, Sarah Ly les. blanche
Miller, Fannie Phillips Martha McDaniel, L.
J. MeWhorlcr, il. E. Stribling, S. M. Bruce,
Lucy Den.?y, L'.z/.io McDaniel, A. Quley, S.
Owens, M. M. Kay, Susan Ward. Censada
Ward, Sarah Coley, Malissa t?aston, Sarah
Bums, Ann Carpenter, Martha Hughes, Mary
Hughes, Elissa Kay, Sarah Abbett, Mary Ab
bett, N. J. Abbett, Juno Ward, Lucinda Foster,
Mngnret Steele. Sue Steele, Scott Steele, Anim
Steele, Sue Miller.
The following Resolutions wcro then oll'ercd ;
tho first by Miss MARANDA KAT :
Resolved, That this body, known as thc Clavo
mont Ladies' Association, tender their services
to tho Confederate Government of America, to
! make Uniforms for tho Volunteers thereof.
Miss KAY followed her resolution willi sonic
very opproprinlo remarks. Miss REIIRCCA STRIII
1,1 NO ami Miss SUE DRUCK also spoke feelingly
on tho. resolution. Tho resolution was then
put to a vote and unanimously adopted,
I Thon tho following rosolution was uflbrod by
I Miss MARY MCWIIORTER :
Resolved, That wc, tho Ladies of tho Clare
mont Ladies' Association, appoint diffpront com
mittees for tho purpose of raising money to pro?
I cure a Fing for Col. Orr's Logion.
Miss MARY nnd Miss JULIA MILLER, nnd M iv
M. S. DOYLE made appropriate speeches in bo
half of tho resolution. Tho voto was then taken,
and tho resolution adopted. A subscription
was drawn np. and a vory handsome amount
After which* tho following resolution wns
proposed by Miss FANNIE PHILLIPS :
Resolved, That tho Ladies of tho Clnrunront
Ladies' Association do deeply sympathize
with thc Volunteers of tho Conlodomtc Anny,
and that wo compliment them for patriotism
and bravery already shown ; and hold ourselves
in readiness to do anything in our power to sub
due tho invading foe.
Miss FANNIE nnd Miss SUE BRUCE,' nnd Miss
BLANCHE MILLER followed thc resolution in clo
uent remarks in iii behalf. Tho , vote was
lion tnken, and tho resolution unanimously
Tho Ludios then received a vory complimen
tary and eloquent address from Mr. 8. P. DENDY,
which is sont to you for publication ; iplonso np
pond it to tiiis.
Tho meeting thoo adjourned to meot again
on tho 20th instant, ut 2 o'clock, p. m.
By ordor of tho meeting.
J. M. MILLER, Secretary.
ADDllKHS OP Mil. DKNDY.
LAMES AND GENTLEMEN : It is with feelings
of more thnn usual pleasure and delight, that
I have tho distinguished honor and privilege nf
appearing heforo this Intelligent and respocta
blo assembly, upon this interesting and momen
tous occasion. .In Coining up to this Institution
my mind nnd feelings vory nnturnlly rocur to
tho nover-to-bo-forgotton past, and,
'* Fond memory brings tho light
Of'other days around mo.'*
Here, I can revisit the cloistered wal!?, tho sa
orod spot, whore, first i ri "my youili, I reclined
as a suppliant at thc shrine'of Minen ii-tho
luir gocktOKttof wisdom-nnd sought to imbibe
thc first elements of eololico nnd litorntuio, und
whore 1 wns wont to drink puro and unnlloyed
draught* fluni tho pot'ouniul fount of kiiuwh
edge ; lure, in my boyhood's outlier dnys, I
1 hmo oh?n mot in scenes uf nihill mid plonsuio :
1 mid oft hnvo licmd thu morry luuuh, tho school
i boy's joyous shout ringing through those spion
i diu groves, mid reverberating from tho distant
I li ?Ile. Among nil three scones', meium y-ii ndu u
reeling nineo, mid love's to linger; but they hove
vanished, "gune gliiiiinerriiig in tho dicion ol
things ttl it weio. And, in glancing oxer this
audience io-dny, 1 recognize ninny 'noes fund
Hnr, knuwii t* me. in tho post, known to ino
! still, mid rend ?' -mored by in *. loved nsso
cintioii8 mid . ' using recollections. And,
j though i hUvoevu? eniei li;ii,ed the most exulted
j opinion of your generous .mtures mid liberal
i sentiments, jct 1 nius.t confesa thnt 1 wus ll Ht
, tie surprised-ngrccnbly surprised mid gratified :
i -when 1 wits informed that it wnp your dolor- j
I ruination to meet toge! ?tor upon tins occasion,
j willi tho view of orguni'/.ing you rfd vos into un
association, for lite pm jiote of aiding mid pup
porting tho glorious eiiu.-o of tho sunny Si.nib. ?
And jot there is nil ground fur surprise, when i
we but tcmembcr that, tho precious blood nf .
1771? is frcoly coursing your veins to-day.-- .
! but when I left my home, my itali\o District, t
I seine six months since, for the purpose of pur- I
I suing my studies nt mir Stu to Institution? I j
' must confess (hut 1 ie lt rtitlu.'i despondent ; for .
J anticipated this orisis, ami Wus a little distrust- '
ful that our nioiiiitniu District would not be ns j
j prompt, ns ready in uctiug her pur!, ns 1 hud |
i long hoped to see lier. Not, that I had a enuso j
! to entertain any such nu opinion, but, simply
I Leon ilse it wits spoken of by ot hort* j for cor
j taiidy, 1 thought mid believed that tho hearts
j nnd sentiments of our people wero as bro Ve j
mid ns generous ns any upon the face of ibo
^lobe ; but being pu rounded otherwise, I was
ten anxious for the test, it cuino, and my nn
tive District ncqniltcd herself with glory and
honor, mid soon sbo wus pointed out to mc as
thc halinor District of our State. And when
1 heard of ber noble movements in thc glorious
cause of liberty and freedom, I wns elated,
my heart heat with emotion, mid I ihanked my
tied thal 1 was stiil a citizen of this mountain
country. And since 1 witnessed thc unparal
leled victory and triumph at tho battle of Fort
Sumter, since 1 seen tho Hash, mid hoard tho j
music of tin se huge cannons, since 1 KOCH tho
stars and stripes-once noble standard, but glo
rious only in tho ptlAt-torn down from tho
battered walls mid smoking ruins of that boasted
fortress, and that of thc gallant li nie Palmetto j
Stale, together with tho Stars und bars of our
Southern Confederacy-supplant il, 1 have cn- |
tcrtuincd no fear Ihr thc ultimate freedom ami
iiidependci.ee of tho South. No, we've got
die cause ; we've gut tho mon mid women-we
mint and wo will be free." Wo havo Vitt?
ipllslicd them in tho first bullio- hi every skir
mish-mid we will vanquish (hem in thc Wu
terloo. for (hut victory was but the prelude tu I
our fund \ ietory.
You ladies, burning to-dnv with patriotic ar
dor, reminded me most of the thcmoriiblo ma
trons ?if ibo American revel Ut hm-they wcio
not found cold and distant to tho cause of that
revolution; but over ready and active, with
hearts and bands to assist mu- forefathers in
.lite cause in which they wero struggling. And
be it ever remembered by you. Hint it was in
pan by the genial iurluoilco nf their smiles ami
approvals, thnt the rights mid liberties, which
you luivo SO long und so freely enjoyed, were
achieved, nnd forgot nut ibm in their lives mid
chu niel?is you have n pre-eminent example,
worthy of your admiration mid invitation. And
now, that A morita, like ancient 0 rocco mid
Homo, has just passed through the gulden agc
of our national existence, during which nour
ished thc arts and sciences, tranquility mid
prosperity pro miling, Hut since tho-e scene.-:
ure o'er, mid tho iron age is rushing upon us.
favorable for naught but strife mid confusion,
tho limo again tu try men's souls, when wo. be
hold in our nidisl the obscure virago nf Mars
the stern God of war-und when we hear tho
ildiers tramp-ibo clash nhd resounding of
arms-thc sound of martial music, und behold
spread out before us tho trilled Kohl, wo trust,
nh ! we know that you will not prove ungrate
ful for (ho past : but wc tho shall bc un'mmcd
mui QueoiirUf cd b'v y< uv ntih . and approval,
indeed, y ur act ns and rcsnlmious lo-daj
acquit you, un ! a-o common Inble in 'h< holi
est degree. Wo, Indies, nra pron 1 to day ul o r
anio- ors, the women ol' the revolution, but
prouder still nro*v?0 ol' you our ' mo* hers,'sisters
and sweet-heart-. And I. can assure you ihm
tho rights and inlhieuco of your patriotic
movements will not bc confined alone within
tho narrow limits of our own Sunny clime, but
they will poh.OfrnlO fur within the dreary re
gions of the North, amibo sensibly felt un i re
alized there, and will strike terror and confu
sion to tho hearts and souls, (if hearts mid
souls they hare) of. tho infamous mid villain
ous Yankees. Hut whilst you terrify those ty
rants mid braggadocios, remember that you are
nearing tho hearts mid souls of thc men mid
boys of Cnrolinn. and indeed of the entire
South, and thal they together with our Hnaurc
gnril, will send.the hist Hessian ill dimble
quick, 2: 10 time from thc heights of Old Vir
ginia, mid we'll soon tench those detestable ty
rants mid traitors of thc second revolution ti
lesson, ns did our ancestors thc British of thc
first. Thus yon will sond oh our bravo boys
" conquering nnd to conquer," until thc last
foo is <lri von from our soil, until the hist wrong
is redressed, the last outrage avenged, tho lust
battle fought, tho victory won, und tho South
freo mid independent forever.
In conclusion, ladies, permit mo tn tender
you my sincorc mid hearty thanks for thc hon
or and favor you havo conferred upon ino.
Of the, Twelve Mila Volunteers ioho Int ec
transferred their services to the Confederate
lt. Y. II. GlUPKIN, Cnptain;
J. W. .SINGLETON, 1st Lieutenant;
G. M. LYNCH, 2d "
JOSEPH MASSING ILL, 8d "
B. S. FUEEMAN, 1st Sergeant;
Dr. W. T. FIELD, 2d "
J. A. FitiKEIN, lld "
O. II. C. SMITH, 4th "
H. II. HUNT, 5th "
T. P. LoopK.n, 1st Corporal;
M EU. I OA Looi'Klt, 2d .<
J. IL HAOOOD, 8d "
J. II. ANDEUSON, 4th "
J. H. Uv NT, 5th ?
A. ll. SIMONS, 0th "
Frivates**-\V, J. Young, T. L. Lawson,
Dnvil Lawson, J. C. Morgan, lt. F. Hunt,
Wm. Corban, J. IL Black, LI, T. Mosley, J.
II. Field, W. M. Morgan, J. T. Robinson, J.
II. Algood, S. L. Robinson, J. A. Willimus,
Wai. S. Craig, ll. S. Medlin, Lewis Simons,
John Julia, Mathew Hendricks, J. II. Will
imill, J. B. F.dwiu, W. M. Whitmiro, G. M.
Wi...ams, T. A. Williams, II. I). Hunt, Cy
rus Young, T. P. Brnswoll, % II. Mosley,
T. W. ? lill, 'T. W. Stewart, Phillip Chap
man, W. W. Musgrovo, J. J. Kilby, James
Harris, M. M. Ilcndrioks, C. M. Taylor, P.
II. Williams, A. J. Lawson, IL A. Alexan
der, J. H. Portor, E. A. Forgorson, J. S. K.
Lewis,-T..T. Hunter, F. M. Burgess, Joseph
Honton, Toliver llopor, Willimnston Princo,
S. ll. Modlin, J. 0. Mosloy, J'. W. Sduthor
hind, Fphraigm Mnssingill, Noah Prince, J.
F. Williams, H. T. Griffin, ll. A. Banks, W.
S. Brown, VV. M. Forgerson, F. E. Hon
drioks, Wm. Willititus, Comriiissnry.
- TUE TOIIACCO Cime or Cu io.--Ohio raised fl,
000,000 pound*of hibacoo in 1840, nearly ll,
000,000 in 1850, whilo in 1839 hor crop muountv
cd to 21,000 hogshead?. '.
. Telegraphic News from all Quartets.
RICHMOND, July 8.-? tclcgrnphio des"
patch to tho Kioltuiond l)i*?utcht doted Hal
eigh, 8th, announces tho death of Governor
Kill?*, of North Carolin?!, at Ked Sulphur
Springs, Virginio, on Sunday.
J?K?VEMVOUTII, July 7.--Governor Jack
?oii ci.!!? thc Mirsour!' !..?g1?h?*??,n to meet ul
Stireoxio, seventy miles from Fort Scott, tc
poBs a secession oidiuoncc.
Montgomery entered Missouri willi foul
WASHINGTON, July 8.-Tho news is von
meagre. I ho Republican caucus has deer
dod to push business rapidly. Tho war ap
proprintieu8 will bc made itt.onee.
Wi', m's bills to incrotiso tho army ant
ratify Lincoln's acts, woro rofcrrcd to a Com
lt is rumored that Crittenden and Wiek
liO'e aro preparing a compromise. Tlicro ii
no prospect of its oven being roeoived for dis
Mr. llrcokiiiridgc isomcniborof the Com
niittee on Foreign Relations.
Tho Post's special correspondent says tin?
12,000 Federals crossed thc Potomac io twen
P. II. Wtdlon, Governor ol' Iflnh' deeiniu]
tho support ol' Lincoln's movcincnts incon
s?8tcnt with his duty, resigned.
Col. Duryea has becu made a Prigadiei
The steamer Monticello is rccounoitcrinj
fivo miles above Newport Nows. It was dis
covered by 700 Soul hel liers, who opened fir
upon her. She landed eight companies N
Tho liri tish Consul insists on visiting Ha
thooro, oil business, under a Hag ol' truce.
Thc Zouaves encountered a party of Soutl
erncrs, yesterday. Three Southerners au
six Zouaves were killed. Thc Zouaves sci
for ri inforceincnts.
HlOUMOND, July 8.-Passengers report
heavy increased Federal l'orco at Martin:
Forms for bonds and stocks of thc Conledc
ate States, subscribed for in South Carolin!
Georgia and Alabama, have been snpplioi
Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana will 1
supplied with forms the present week. Vi
ginia is triking liberally every day. Olio (
our banks look &10U,0UU worth. The Dan
of the Commonwealth took 6lUO,00U.
lt is repelled that Wigfall has been tende
cd the to.maand of a Texan Regiment.
Several prominent . Federal prisoners i
Richmond at liberty on parole, have bec
confined in ibliscquohcc of thc recent Fede
al action against persons arrested as priv
RICHMOND, July 7.-At Acquia Cree!
on Suudny morning, the United Slates stein
cr fired seven shots at thc Confederate steal
er Page. Thc Tennessee battery prompt
returned thc lire. The shots fell short of tl
mark on both sides, and nobody was. huit.
Reliable information from Newport Ne\
says that privates Morgan and Kennedy,
thc Louisiana troops, were not injured.
Only Col. Rieux lind Mr. Hoggett, u lil wy
of Shreveport, were killed. . ,
Nothing of interest hus been receivi
from Winchester, Martinsburg, Manassus
LoUIsvififiK, July 0--Cincinnati advic
from Western Virginia ure-unsatisfactory ai
unreliable. Skirmishes and ambuscades co
tiinie. A general battle is anticipated wit
in forty-eight hours.
ST. LOUIS, July 0.-A Stalo Conveut'n
has been called for the 22d of July.
Two 1 linois regiments had left for thc i
li rior. Lyon is two' days' march south
The federalists surrounded a small l?Wli
their mn rob, thrusting the oath of idloguip
d ?wu the throats of everybody.
WASHINGTON, July U.-Steno'H rom ?na
had joined Patterson's ColUilin, which v
pushing ahead. Johnston had also cvidi
tly been reinforced' Reports ol'.serious b
ties are uutiroly unconfirmed at the W?? J
partnieiit. Ptittcrson's connu un i otu ions wi
thc Department ure very irregular, consul
ing he is within sixty hours ol' Yi'ashingti
Much dissatisfaction and anxiety exist rega
ing result of his advance.
Beauregard has fulled the forests from Man
sus, guarding till the approaches. It is si
posed he is moving reiiilbroeineuts to .lol
A portion of McClellan's column is ni
ing towards Cumberland Gap. Thc Kust T
ncpsccan.s and Southerners ure ngain enter
thc lines towards Fall's Church.
The Pocahontas is anchored off Mathi
Thc Ohio volunteers insulted Mr. Vail
A joint resolution will be introduced
legalize Lincoln's unconstitutional acts.
Thc pay of privates is to bo increased ?
tho expenses of the Government reducod.
Spain proclaims a rigid neutrality.
Patterson had sent for reinforcements.
.Thc most important House counnitte.es
chairmaned us follows : Elections, Dir
Claims, Fenton j Commerce, Washburn,
Uinoisj Publio Lands, Potter; Post Oil
Morrill, of Maryland j District of Colum
Conkling, of Indiana ; Revolutionary Chi
Ilioknicn; Publio Expenditures, Covo
Wnys and Moons, Stephens, Morrill, of ^
mont. Phelphs, Spalding, Appleton, C
ing, Porton, McClollnnd und Scranton ;
lilia, Van Vulkonburg ; and Navy, Sodgw
Six regtmonts altogether have gone to
Tho hot wcator ohecks military m
Congress devotes to-morrow to eulogie
A daily mail is established between W
iiigton and Mnrtinsburg.
BAr/n.MOnfc, July 8.-A letter from ]
tinsburg, dated tho Gib, says: "Doubl
and thc Rhode Island battery had arrive
Patterson's cntiro army is encamped hoi
No forward movemont will toko placo."
Johnston had boen reinforced . by 7
troops from Mrtnussos, and lind biked his
sitlon for a fight. A largo number of tt
passed up through Baltimore yestcrdn;
strengthen Patterson,* column.
BUCHANAN, July 0.-Thoopiuipnprc
that Wiso has tho fcdoreltsts in a trap at (
ville. Two regiments hud gono to theil
Tho Senate Committee on Foreign 'J
tiens is COllipOROd of Crittenden, (Jonch,
White, Of 1 udiaiui, McKnight, Rum
j Thomas, of Maryland, Poincry ?nd Fit
Pensions, Von Wyok : Roads' mid Cn
OMAHA, July O.-"-Tho stonmers Chlr
with 170 tons of government stores, and
kegs of powder, was burned, The pasci
ana or?w landed in Btuy.11 bouts, and was b
.to' atoms. , ^ '
' QUKULC, July 0.-Tlc'Orotd tmiWa
?y run into tho 'Arabin in n fog. She would
h;.vo struck hud she hud u bowsprit.
Tho Wushington gossip has it thnt Qovorh'
or Hicks, of Maryland, reports the secession
sentiment Btrong on tho Eastern Shore., lie
nsks for troops, to protect tho Union men.
Thc cabinet consulted Scott to-d?y about
nrmy. umttors it is supposed, but tho result
Synopsis of Lincoln's Message.
WASHINGTON, July 4, (vin Mobile, July
5.) Tho message ol* Lincoln to ?he Northern
Cotigrosssnys thnt nt tho beginning of the pres
ent Administration,'the -Federal Govcrnuicnt
wns found to bc suspended in several States,
except in regard to its postal functions. The
national proporty, oxcept Forts Piokcns, Tay.
kn*, Jolfersoii und Sumter, hud bcon seized
und put iu an offensive position ; other forts
had boen built, nn army organized and being
organized with avowedly hostile intent, nuil
thc Federal iforoo in theso States bosci ged or
menaced.. A disproportional uiOount of anns
und munitions of war had somehow found its J
way into the , obollious States; tho accumula,
tiens of tho national revenues within the rebel
borders was seized ; thc Federal Navy was
scattered ; and Bedeml army and flay y officer*
had resigned in great numbers. Ordinances
declaring their seperation from tuc United
States had boen passed, and theso State?,
were apply "mg to foreign powers for recogni
tion and assistance. Thc incoming Adminis
tration believed il.toboan imperative duty to
prcvent tho threatened dismemberment of tho
Union. In thc choice of means towards this
indispensable policy, that method was chosen
which was indicated in thc Inaugural. Tim
Government exhausted all peaceful measures
before it would resort to coercion. It was
seeking only to hold the publio places and
property, and to continue thc unresisted col
lection of thc revenue, relying upon time, dis
cussion and the ballot-box for thc rest ; prom
ising, in. thc mean timo, tho continuance of
tho mails. Everything wa* to bc forebornu
compatible with keeping the Government on
Oil the 4th of March, ri letter was received <
from Major Anderson, commanding Fort Sum
ter, stating that tbe placo could not be held.
On further consultation, Gen. Scott consid
ered that thc force at tho disposal of thc Gov
ernment was not adequate to the relict of Fort
Sumter, without immediately victualing it.
The duty of the Administration was thus re
duced to thc safe withdrawal of the garrison.
It was believed, however, that the abandon
ment of Sumter would bo utterly ruinous;
that the action would bo misunderstood as dis
couraging the friends of thc Union and em
blodeuing its enemies, and as encouraging tho .
recognition til* the Confed?rate States abroad ;
that in fnct, it would bo that national destruc
tion. If this course was unavoidable, previ
ous to Sumter's starvation, Fort Heltens
might be reinforced, thus indicating tho poli
cy of thc Administration, and preparing
thc public mind for the evacuation of Sumter as
a military necessity, Orders wore immediate
ly issued for the reinforcetueiit .of Bickens,
and as it was jj^""^^le to transmit these or
ders by land, they wdre S?oc by sea. Tho
tirst. return to this order was .received tho
week before tho fall of Sumter. The Brook
lyn, under Buchanan's anani armistice, re
fused to land troops to reinforce Bickens be
fore thc crisis should bc relieved itt Sumter.
In order to prevent the evacuation of Sum
ter before Bickens could bu -'ni?if'?iiiV ? fcj
Government plan ned, titi expedition to victu
al Sumter, to be rued or not, os' ?U'c?mstnn
ces might require. Contingencies' requiring
the consummation ot this plan, Govornbl' Bick
ens was notified that if tho victualling was
not resisted, no ettempl would ho made to
thl'OW ill men, arms or ammunition, without
giving him notice. The fort,howe-, er, was taken
without waiting for the victualling Oxp?ditUhij
thus the attack on Sumter can in no sense ho J
said to have been in self-defence. 'J he assail- i
ants knew that in no event could Bol t Sumter *
J bc mischievous ; and they were notified that j
feeding hungry men was tho only object ; thnt .
Government only wished to maintain nomi
nal posession of the fort, thus preserving the j
Union from d ?solution, trusting to time, dis
cussion and the ballot-box for final adjust-'
ment. Tho fort was assailed for one object:
to drive out thc visible Federal, authority,L
thus forcing immediate dissolution. ThtVfrkoJL
Executive undertoud, and having in ?cg i rateo: ?
hostilities, you can have no conflict without
being yourselves the aggressors. +
President Lincoln took pains to keep this
declaration good in tho circoirtKtnncos sur-,
rounding the Sumter alfair. Then these Con-''
federates began tho conflict; they have forced ?1
upon thc country thc destructive issue of im-' -
mediate disulution, as it. solves the question
whether a govcrnuicnt of tho people can main- i j
tain tho integrity of its territory ngiinst do-/
mustio foes, and whether a hand of individu-? -:
als, too few to control the Administration by
organized law can break up the Government
thtts ending thc freest Govcrnuicnt on earth,
lt force*!? this question, must a government bo $
too strong for the liberty of a people, or too ^
weak to maintain its own existence? No choice V|
was left but to call out tho war power of tho I
Government to resist tho force employed for$
its destruction. Thc response to the cull for'?'
troops surprised tho most singuiiio expecta
tion, Delaware, alone, however, of all thoj'
slavo StJtos, responding. A few rogimouuV
hnvo been raised in slavo States by iud?vtdjj
uni onterpriso, and exooptcd.
Tho Border States wevo not uniform' 4
their notion. Thc courso taken by V-irgiui^
is tho most romarkablo and important. Af
Convention to consider this question, in BCfr.j
sion when Fort Sumter fol), with a large UIHJI
ion majority, went over, nnd carried tho Suit<8
out of tho Union. They tundo extensiv*!
military preparations, seized the federal prepi
cr ty, received largo bodies of Con federate
States, sont Representatives to tho Confctlei^
ato Councils, and porniittedTho Insurrection,
nry Government to bo'transferred to the oap
ital of Virginia". Tho Government hus'wi
ohoico left in vegnrd lo Virginia, and docs ?j
with tho loss regret from h iving boon callo]
on to protect loyal citizens thoro whom it
hound to sustain.
Othor Bordor Sta tes favor nn armed net]
trnlity ; that is, nrniirig to prevent Union |
! disunion troops from ocoupy'upg their soil.]
1 This would bo' disunion complete ; figurata]
ly spoaking, lt weald bo building nu iihpn4
bio wall ulong tho lin? of seperation. 'i'BBV
right, undor tho guiso of neutrality, wooli
tho hnndsof tho Unionists nnd feed thc hi
rectlonists ; taking nil tho trouble from"..
cession hands, oxcept what m ises front*
oxtornnl blocknde. It would give the m*l
touts disunion without any struggle of tl
own. It recognizes no fidelity to tho Co
i tinion, no obligation to maintain tho tji
' AV hilo ninny loynllsts fovored it, it ib V
.Recurring to tho aOum of tbovjj