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VOL. 46, NO. 15-
WARREN, TRUMBULL COUNTY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1561.
WHOLE NO. 2355 J-
$1,50 run Asjniir, ni advance.-
. . i . - ... - . -
My Sweet, Sweet Home.
BY FLETA FORREST.
On a grassy slope, by the Xoresffside,
Stands our humble, low-roofed cot,
"Where the wild rose clambers above the door,
And the swert forget-me-not
?&tfg,S eSjr UeCyee'
While the gargling song, and rippling laugli,
. well up from the streamlet mgu.
Here the wild birds sing at early mom.
'Mong the whispering forest leaves;
And the seented breath of the flowers is borne,
Along by the grateful breeze;
And the sunbeams, gay, come streaming in
Through our open cottage door,
And light the room with a beautiful smile,
As they lie on the oaken floor.
I think, sometimes, the goddess of spring
Brings her sweetest gilts to me,
For abroad I see no lovelier flowers,
Than here, at my home I see,
And I deem the rippling of the rill.
And the warbliDg of each bird.
And the music of the wind, and leaves,
Sweet songs, as ever I heard.
The, when Autumn eotnej in russetgown,
I think, as I've thought before,
That she brings to us of golden gifts.
The choicest and best of her store :
Perhaps this is only a vain conceit, ;
Be that as it may it will come.
And I still will cling to the things I lore,
And to this my eweet, sweet Home.
The Wife of the Volunteer.
I taew by the light in his deep, dark eye,
When he heard the beat of the mustering drum
Tbst he never would fold his arms and sigh
Over the evils that were to come:
I knew that the blood of a patriot sire
Coursed through his veina like a stream of fire:
So I took his hand,
! . And bade him go,
But he sever dreamed.
' That it grieved me to.
Two fair-haired children lie left with me.
Who lisp his came at eventide
The very hour when upon his knee I
He used to fondle his pet and pride; I
Alas! they may never again be blest
By a father's care in the old home nest:
. And he never again
May hear the tones.
Or kiss the lips
Of his little ones.
I know he lias answered his country's call;
That his breast is bared at a high command;
But my heart will break, I know, if he full
In the battle's front, by a traitor's hand;
Yet I murmur not, though my tear wet eyes
Attest the worth of the sacrifice:
'Tis a wife's free gift. .
Two lives in one
In the name of God
And of Washington.
Perhr.ns when the mapleleaves are red,
And the golden glories of harvest come
I shall wake some morning to hear his tread,
And give liim a warm heart's welcome home;
To kneel with him in fervent rraver.
Thanking our God for his watchful care,
. - In shielding his heart
' From the rebel's brand,
- Who honored the flag
Of our cherished land.
BY CHARLES FENNO HOFFMAN.
Litht as love's smiles, the silvery mist at norn
Floats is. Ioom fUkei alont the lijxpid tiver;
The bhie bird's notes opoa the soft breeze borne;
Af high In air he carols, faiatlr quiver ;
The weeping birch, like burners idl wvin j.
Buds to the streams its spicy branches laving;
Beaded with dew. the witch aim's tals shiver;
Tho timid rabbit from theforse is peeping, i&S-
And from the spring; spray the squirrels gty'r leap-
I love thee Aotamn, for thy scenery, ere
The blasts of winter chaie the varied dyes
That richly deck the slow declining year;
I kT the spleador of thy unset skies.
The gorgeoas hne that tinge eash falling lt,
Lovely as beanty's cheek, as woman's lore, too briof;
I lovo the Bote of each wild bird that flies
As oa tho wind he poors his parting lay.
And wings his loitering flight to snTiner climes any.
O, Natare, still I fondly turn to the. '.
With feelings freihas e'or ny childhtod's wer;
Thoagh wild and passion tou'd my yonth may be, -
Toward theelsUll he same devotion bear; ...
To thee a th:o thoagh health and hope no -more
Life's wasted verdnre may to mo restore
X otill can, childlike, come as ark en in prayer
I bow'4 my head apon a mother's knee.
And daem'd the world, like her, all troth and pnrity.
A Letter from Capt. Hall.
Cueat Mocxtais Tass. Va
September 21st 1SC1.
.niToas cueosicle: ro a nencrous
-Lir. r r.-t iv.i i .i.. . ,
W An tl. o. a i ;
Company was detached from the Begimcnt i tLc
atCirrkibnrg.byorderofGen Rosencrans, I ,
and sent west to Toll Gate Station, on the ,
rarkcrsbnrg Branch of the Baltimore & '
Ohio Rail Bead, with scouting orders for
Ritchie.' Doddridge. Tvler and Calho'n ' edge
SuSiel Upon riSai irvi we tk a
numlerof rebd wisoners. who are now,
serving out repentance b close quarters, j E6'
rere relieved and ordered to rnob our,
Rpoimpnt Anr tt, - i.0,i Ti,:a
nost bv foot march A ti .list iTnr-it tuat
Mountain Pass is on the mountains. 9 mile, '
south-east from Huttonsville, on the Fair-; from
mount Beverly-and Staunton Tike. - The
Camp is on both sides of the Pike, com-
my arrival, I was posted with my company
on the " summit of the mountain, on thc
eastern slope, about 200 feet above and CO ' all
rods from the Regiment, and placed in ! tion,
command cf that rint being the right : pers,
flank of the post, I immediately fell to work , to
overnauiing and extending thc fortiaoa- These
lions. With a dailv detail nf alwinf tUI
men, tie works were finished Sept 1 1th, j
3 " The road to Huttonsville 13 ing
the wildest imagbablc, with no inhabit-' cned
ante, and all about us is nothing but pine1 crown.
clad summits, rongh beyond description. ; lished
juunmg uue liuuobi Hunt that "create";
instead of being "finished" b six days, is at
yet luiflnished. The enemy has a large i was
iorce of from 8 to 12 thousand, in camn. !
13 miles ahead of us on the Pike ; alsoa Scars,
large force of y to 7 thousand, about s;New
miles cross the mountains to thc right of other
as. On the morning of the I2th wc liar-j and
Tested the "first fruit" of our labors. Wc! the
daily bad skirmishes with the enemy's' ing
scouts, and were constantly on the lockout
for them. The night of the 11th was a
terriDic one, rain, wind and darkness, and i type
the morning was shut out bv a dens fn
At 7 o'clock.. AM thc Camp was attacked
on its right rear center, by 2.S00 Virginia
and Arkansas rebelsunder Albert 0. Knst
; At the same t!mc, three Tennessee Regi
iracnt3 emerged from the mountains 3i
miles in our rear, cut down our telegraph,
seized our wagons, going for provisions,
and entirely blockaded retreat, supplies.
i reinforcements and communications, and
'simultaneous with this, Gen. Lee appeared
j n , .... ; ;il.
j miles in our jroni, id piain view, wim
4,000 Virginia and Georgia rebels, with
artillery and cavalry. This was at least
i a good "surface show" for a fair day's
work. Toaman. we had longed to meet
' them, and had sworn to "fight 'em" at sight.
no matter at what odds, or under what
. FT! II J 1
, circumstrnces. inc cowaruiy scounureis
had crept up under the cover of night and
shot off sentinels, till there was not a man
but received the order to fiht thm with
, . , wnl. " ;nl.:hf;m :
dine in the family circle. In less than
three minutes, the companies were falling
into position at the points designated, and
the fire was returned. I shall never for-
the moment Company F fell into posi-
tion the rattling fire of rifle and musketry, '
the rumbling of cannon going to place, the
v w il 1 - t 1
clamor ot orders, tue tramp oi norse ana
foot, commingling, made music to a sol-
dicr's souL I shall never again see such
m C ' nfUnnn f-knnd mrA v ft ;,,! rl ir Trill
Illy V. 1J . j ) itino , uuu. uiiivut.'.ij " 11
I remember, the expression that lit the fea
tures of Lieut Weston, Sergts. Brooks and
Harmon; and the "Infant" Sackctt as he
came into line, picked up a lever about 8
feet long, and stood it beside him, saying,
rw: :n Wf ia
feet of this breast-work to swing ty W
(on. and no rebel shall come over it alive."
1 nodded assent, and turned to answer the
call of the Colonel At that moment a
tremendous volley of musketry announced
'that nnr mor, oJsid of the Camr, were in
position. It was the most ecstatic mo-
ment of my life, for 1 knew we were ready.
The scoundrels had thought to surprise us;
the 24th Ohio may be orerpovered, but
surjmseJ. It is not the 7th. By ;
st vimlant and darin2 scouts, we
vigilant ana daring scouts, we
'inkling" of their coming; our
pickets had silently, but surely done their
duty. We had a surprise for them, not
they for ns. At the moment the enemy's
front attacked us. we attacked their rear,
yet in the mountains. The utmost con-
sternation and disorder was the immediate ,
rffw-t and at the mnd vollrv. th rntir '
attncT,;n foiw broVP into th most t.-rrifi
,t,n ,r,j fln ,-r,tn;
and ammunition in wagon load quantities.
- . - - - in
In a few minutes the stampede reached
the Tcnnessccans and they joined at once
the general route. Our troops pursued,
Tint; TIT tm ia frinTT T"i n AT rr TirvM.!vo
fallen timber, broken rocks, through laurel
brambles, deep defiles and down stream
beds, till night gave them partial shelter
from the hail of bullets. At night occa-
thraldom, aSd through the next day many
fell as they crept from their hiding places, "
The rebel U-e remained
hoping to escape.
M., waiting the fignal to advance, but
b vain; his rebel comrads, instead of
us in our camp, were fleeing before
storm of death, and bitterly bewailing the ' .
hour thxy began rebellion. At 5 P. AL ln
folded bis secession flag, and slowly and mc
suUcnlv withdrew his coward column. No
exact account of the rebel loss can be given
us, and no official report of theirs will
ever disclose it They lie scattered over 2(5
5 miles of mountain wildncss where their
unnumbered bodies will ccmc unburied to
general iudgment Thev did not lose
less than from 200 to SOO killed, and we '
took some 20 prisoners. Our scouts find ca-
their bodies every day, and yesterday and
an immense gathering of burzards or
ravens mark the pathway of" their l3J-
flight. The menaces of Leo in our front ' .
our sending a largo force to kill
them as they fled. Some day I will whis-.
in your cars the exact force that stam-: ing
pecded them. The Union loss is fear kill-!
and four slightly wounded. The 24th,
though engaged from first to last had but the
woundeel, and none killed or missing.
Thus ended the attempt to surprise and
capture the Union forces at Cheat Moan- to
tib. The enemy had made their approach
an energy worthy of a lietter purpose, ant
surmounted difficulties deserving of
better courage to sarnort them. Thev had ly
made their "passage through a forest and
over mountains almost lmDassaoie. jhc
determination was good, but they lacked
coun" to Lack U u?" I J?"
Tie health of the company is good; in-
the most so of any Company in the j
and the 2th is the most healthy
gimcnt at ' drcto aeknowl-
especially the favors the company has
FfroJ the Ladies Aid So. of
J arrcn generosity that gave us the
much-prized oil cloth opes. It is t t.as bash
season and at this cold and rainy spot, ; the
ttclr merit exhibits itseli. I
Yc wait with great anxiety intelligence '. draf
the eastern army.
A. S. HALL.
A. S. HALL. Capt. Co. F. 24th O. Reg., U.S.A.
Newspapkrsix the REvoLrriov-In !
the colonies at the time of the Ecvolu-i
there were only thirty-seven newspa- and
and of these only seven were devcted 2ot
the interests of the British Government
were soon sullied Ly the public,
wlirrrvr the Whi?3. as the ratriots were
bore rule, while five of thc rcmain
a thirty were seduced Ly gold, or fright-
by buendocs into the support of thc
Rivington's Royal Gazette, pub-,
at New York, took grounds boldly!
aga;nst the Revolutionary movement; and
noonday, late in the autam of 1775, it
"surprised" by one hundred light
horsemen from Connecticut led by Capt
a distinguished "Son of Liberty," in
York. They destroyed -he press and
apparatus, put the ypc into bags,
without one word of complaint from
people, returned to Conncctic it carry
had with thera a tory clergyman named
Seabury, who had preached a"abt the
Whins and thr fVmti
C wUv.um. vvtif;ir,ca. J ill.
they cast into bullets. All thc people!
the "peace party" of that day, said
! After that tho newspaper presses
to be troublesome to the Whigs, and
pamphleteers wrote annenymonsly.
Official Account the Capture of
The following is from the telegraphic
dispatches to the Cleveland Prcns:
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13.
t i rr i . , m ..
w-aay, Drinking oinciai aispatcnes 01 the
naval expedition. He is also bearer of
two rebel flags, one Palmetto flag and the
American flag first hoisted in South Caro
le lina over Fort Walker.
Captain Steadman reports that the cap-
turcd forts are magnificent with covered i
Captain Steadman arrived here at noon
VI 1 t .
ways ana Domo proor, ana that all our
troops had to do was to occupy them.
They can be held against any opnob
a i. ,
found to be the new gunboats, and of which
the Navy Department had twenty-three
constructed expressly for such pu-poses
and their success both in the gale and un
Iget der the fire was perfect.
Commander Davton of the Pocahontas.
is the brother of Gen. Dayton, who com-
1 . .
manaed the rebels forts.
Captain Steadman. who brings the des-
patches, is the son of a former mayor of
f 1 ,1
Flag Snip Wabash,
off Hilton Head, Tort fioyal,
bis: On Tuesday, Oct 29th, the fleet
uuuer my command icic iiamDton KcadfL
WIth Ue tansporta, numbering
..... uu .luc previous i naa
al9P"ctca the coal vessels, twenty-five in
nDber- mwy of the Vandalia, to
zvous off Savannah not wishing to
Ve. Plnt of Sect The
i uns?Ul5d "in Hampton
: . i-1""" " "eu we
,ut off, Ha teras Mew hard.-
Sh'ps got on tothe breakers, and two
StckV,b"i "v0"' "T"
?n Tnd.' lNov" 1.st
the rou!h weath
er increased into a gale, and we had to en
counter one of great violence.
was ?ttcr,J dIrscd. and on Saturday
1?lnf etf ll?D, .was 10 ,B,gnt frm
!he dcok,f the abasl-, 0n
lnS daJ the weather 'moderated, and the
8teamer9,and shlP3 to re-appear.
JN ?rJcr3 were Fnd except those in
0350 of reparation. These last were fur-
nished to all of the men-of war bv mvsolf.
and to the transports by Eng. Gen. Sher-
an: , .As Vfcels rejobed re ports came
n t fimrrnra in . . . . - - i it -
u ut.oow.ia in ii;iicuye w me men-of-war,
tic Isaac Smith, a most efficient
and well armed vessel for the class, pur
chased, but not intended to encounter such
,ind Wlnf tad to throw her formidable
J to keep from fonnJenng,
f.ut thustrellved shc W3S enabled to go to
J"5 a.ssi8tancc of the steamer Governor,
then in a very dargerous condition, and
boaTd of whjch was our fine battalion
V VJ J t, - " tT-3
, . v , ,.i . l lu
oauine, unucr dinicuit circumstances.
aft.cr c tho Governor . went down. I
flleve "iat v5n of hc pannes were
drow.nod J their own imprudence,
t;ICUTt t-ommandipg ichelson s conduct
c '. Smith has m warm com
be a i0n
Je Teerlcss transport in a sinking con-
dition, was met by the Mohican, Comman-
der uordon, and all tne people on board,
a number, were saved nndcr very pe
1 ctiliar circumstances, in which service
Lieut II. W. ilillcr was very favorably
noticed by Lis commander.
passing Charleston I sent the Scne-
i-icut Commanding Ammen, to direct
Capt Ijirdncr to join me with the steara-to-daj
Susquehanna t ff Port Royal without de
and n Monday, at 8 o'clock in the morn
prevented I anchored off the bar with some 25
ycssels in company, with many more heav
per b sight
The Department is awaro that all the
to navigation had been removed, and
bar lies ten miles to seaward, and no
features on the shore line of sufficient pro
j minccce to make any bearings reliable, but
the skill of Comraaudcr Dove, the fleet
Captain, and Mr. Bouletto, the able assist-
of the Coast Survey, in charge of the
Btcamcr Vixen, a channel was immcdiatc
i found. By three o'clock I received as-
suranccs from Capt Dove that I could send
ward the lighter trausnorts, those under
eighteen fe. t, and all the gunboats, which
"""It done; and . dk
8mfll," f'i i v i
Thc gunboats almost immediately open-
Z'XlV "ii "ff1
steamers under totn. latn dl, instantly
gugj-fi -der the shelter of their tat-
On thc morning of Tuesday the Wa
Wc crossed the bar, foLowel closely by
frigate Susquehanna. The Atlantic
anacrnur, and otner transports of deep
running through to that portion of
fleet already ic The safe passage of
great ship over the bar was hailed with
gratifying cheers from thc crowded vessels.
anchored and immediately commenced
preparing the ship for action. In our anx-
"V0 8 the uUino of the forts btfec
.Ya l" l Ecar ' snoa
.f'P f0; By the time she
off oo lat,, in tny Judgmen to
proceed, and 1 made signals for thc squad
to anchor out of gun shot of the ene
my. I have the honor to be, sir,.
Respectfully, your ob'd t scrv't
S. F. DUPONT,
Officer Commanding South Atlantic
Commodore Dupont's official despatch
Secretary Welles contains a short nar
ration of events. Accompanying thc des
patches were several trophies, captured
aud two brass cannon, lately belong
ing to the State of South Carolina. A
ot casualties is also received; total , the
S; wounded severely, C; slightly j dd
wounded, 17; total killed and wounded, i
letter to Secretary Welles from Com.
Pqpont says since writing his official des-
n'tArin 1, iiH cent frill! hint tO ISCaUIOrt . J
take possession of the town and protect
inhabitants, but found thc place aban
doned to thc negroes, who arc reported in
The following is an extract from a pri
vate letter from an oflicer engaged in the
Our success has been complete, and ter
ror runs over the whole country. The no
grots arc wild, and arc plundering their
master's houses. The whites have been
driving the negroes away by force and
shooting them down, but they still come
to the gunboats. The moment Gen Day
ton took to his horse on the panic of the
7th, his 200 servants went directly to the
Wabash. This is worthy of notice, as
putting down the nonsense that the slaves
were ready to fight for their masters.
They surrounded Capt Ammen in crowds
at Beaufort one of them calling out in the
joy of his heart "I didn t think you could
do it Alassa.
After a careful reconnoisance off Tort
Ioyal Bay it was ascertained the rebels
had three field works of remarkable
strength, garrisoned and covered by three
gunboats, besides strong land forces, which
the rebels were concentrating at Charles
ton and Savannah. It was deemed proper
to first reduce the fort ' on Hilton Head,
though to do this a great or less fire might
have to be met from the batteries on Bay
Point At the same time our original
plan of co-operation of the land forces in
this attack had to be set aside, in conse
quence of the loss during the voyage, of
the greater portion of our means cf disem-
barkmcnt, together with the fact that the
only point where the troops should nave
landed was five or six miles from the an
choring place of our transports, altogether
too great a distance for successful debarka
tion with our limited means.
It was, therefore, agreed that the place
should be reduced by the naval force alone.
I was a mere spectator of the combat and
it is not my province to make any report j
of this aetion. 1 deem it an imperative
t . . i ... . -. I
duty to say that the firing and manoeuvre'
ing of our fleet against that of the rebels
and their formidnlilo Innil bntfpriro wna n
masterpiece of activity and professional ;
ssiil. After the works were reduced I
took possession of them with the land
The work on Hilton Head wassc-'
verely crippled and many of the guns dis-!
mounted. Much slaughter has evidently I
made there, many bodies having been '
buried in the fort and some 20 or 30 found
half a mile distant
Neither Generous nor Just.
The "Western llescrvc" of Ohio is vio
lent on Fremont's removal. This is more
serious than if it had occurred in any other
part of that gallant State, because it is the
oulv Station in which npitlipp linv nnr mnn
has gone to the wars, and consequently
their votes in an election will be proportion- j
ately large. LouisriUe Democrat.
The Democrat is neither generous nor
jnof .TiioTjgU tk Kooorrro rJow jV
moving, it Las furnished a fair quota" of;
troop?, and two regiments, exclusively from ;
region, with one of the best batteries
the service are now on Kentucky soil, j
defending it against the pillages of Zolli-'
toucr auu uucKuer. iiuoiuer licservc rcg-;
imcnt is now at Camp Dennison, waiting i
to move forward to the front The
Democrat would do well to attend to its
Blue Grass country" before it complains
any section cf Ohio failing to furnish i
quota of troops. CY. Commercial, j
And Mr. Commercial, you are "neither
generous nor just when you say "Though la
Reserve was slow in moving," &c ; the
next day after the President's proela-!
niation reached here the Cleveland Grava '
marched. msnv of whom left their stores
business to suiter not
hours after the order came
jlrtilu-ni rrfimrnt IcTL tuR-'nc nnr Vitv
citizens, as did the Grays, all of whom ! w?
at their own expense b time of peace
prepared for war and were already ready .
discipline and at the word marched to
field. TLc Plain Dealer office furnish-
ten men men the first week, one of
hoin is now a Colonel. William M. Crcin'j-.
of the 7th, and another is Captain of
ie first regiment of
a little, and in the
me CoL Barnctt's for
diking our very
first company of the
Ohio, Capt J. B. liampson. The first oc
casion for a camp was b Clcvchnd and
first camp was here. Besides contrib
utbg to other regiments wc have sent out
7th, 8th, 11th, ll)tli.2:Jrd, 20th, 37th,
of C I guus.
d cavalry aud 1st artille-1
Slow are we? Be "ecer-1 Wl11
be just, at least the latter. Clecdand
A Mother of Soldiers.
There now resides in HarpersSeld, Ash
tabula county, a lady 63 years of age, in
health aud spirits, who has now in
service of our country, two sons, one
cod three gruud-sons one at
two in Kentucky, two in Co.D, 7th
Regiment and one at Camp Gidding3.
She is now living with her th rd hus
who is 7j years of age.
H.r first !
siCjnl husbands were in one company j grces
tho war of 1 S 12. They volunteered for j
defence of our western frontier iramc-1
diately after thc surrender of Hull were 1
among the little handful of heroes under i
Croghan, who defended Fort Stenhen- ! liver.
against the attac'; of 2000 British and
Indians, at Lower Sandusky, (now Fre
mont) in May, IS 13, and were at the de
feat of Gv.n. Proctor, and thckiiling of Te-
caniseh, on the River Thames, under Gca.
Harrison and Col. Johnson. Oct Cth of
same year, one of them saw thc dead
of Tecurasch, aud one of his aids or
wounded lying near him, and tore off
piece of his shirt to dres3 his wounds.
Who is the matron above spoken of?
first haiband's name was Williams. :
second Shears, and her third Tower.
thc amy, having died at thc close of
campaign in IS 13. at Detroit Shears
a few years since in Ashtabula county,
SfJ j C tpM
hatcver your profession or employment
honestly to smell of the shop, than to
yourself with odors and essences,
only half disguising it, make a nvst
had two children by her first husband i na
, , , i v v. ! and
ten by her second, eight of whom are
l.vmg. W ,1 hams never returned
Success of the Great Expedition.
We arc in constant receipt of favorable
intelligence confirming the good news of
the last few days and creating intense ea
gerness to get at full particulars. The re
ported success of the naval expedition in
effecting a landing at Tort Royal reaches
us through so many different sources, and
the different accounts so tally with and
support each other, that there has ceased
to be any anxiety to know whether the
main fact is true, and we arc all consumed
with curiosity to know the precise extent
of the advantage which the rebels arc tak
ing such evident pains to conceal from us.
In their alarm, they arc hurrying troops
from Virginia to the southern coast, and it
i3 probable that they will make a desper
ate caort to drive lacs Ueneral Sherman
before he'gct3 firmly established. But
having securely effected a landing, and
having all tho time to fortify his position
which must intervene while troops are col
lecting to oppose him, there is every rea
son for confidence that he will hold all he
has gained. The fleet carried an enormous
supply of intrenching tools, and, besides
the thousand negroes who make a part of
the expedition, the strong-handed and stout
hearted sold crs can do yeoman's service
with a spade. Forty-eight hours would
suffice for throwing up earthworks of great
strength; and within that time the rebels
cannot have assembled a very formidable
force. Gen. Sherman csn strengthen his
fortifications more rapidly than they can
collect reinforcements, and, in the absence
of detailed information, we have no hesita
tion in concludiug that he has established
a permanent base of operations in the neigh
borhood of Tort Royal.
e are therefore safe in saying that a
blow h" at lc"gtn 1,0011 stra( which will
,u"Juc" " wouu. European
frnunrnrnnrfo will Kn v-tnM 1 J r
governments will be more firmly fixed in
tneir present attitude 01 non-intervention.
Mason and Slidcl will find that they have
tone 0D a footless errand, when the report
pf this successful landing of a large force j
ln ula Carolina, and ot the general con
forces. stcrnation it has caused in the rebel States,
comca rcverbrating to them over the ocean,
EuSll;ia aristocracy will abate some
been tblnS from the sneers and the half cxult-
ant predictions ot rebel success with which
they have been regailing thcnise'vesforthe
last f.-ur months.
One great avdantagc of this success is
that it transfers the scat of war to the very
homes and firesides of the cotton-state reb
! els. The master-stroke of Jeff. Davis' cun
ning at the outbreak of hostilities consisted
in making the border slave states the thea
ter of the war, and leaving the cotton plant-
5ra ? cu111 their crops undisturbed by
JU alarms. But just at the period when
ho calculated that a British fleet would ap-
pear in the southern writers to open the
cjtton ports, he gets a different visitation
from vWt ! liio-iiiln U I ,
will be opened, but the cotton shinned from
them will not be likely to pay a heavy cs
that port duty into the rebel treasury for the
benefit of the first confederate loan to the
redemption of which it wa3 pledged by
The plan of keeping tuc war at a dis
orders tance from the cotton states until the new
government could be strerthenrvl l.v for.
eign recognition and a foreign allianrp lno
signally failed. The southern communi
its tks will now learn into what an abyss of
horrors their ambitious leaders have plung-
1 a1 J il a -v . .
lucm, auu tucy cannot uu to contrast
prosperity aud security which they en
The j3"eJ 5n tllC L'nion, with the evils cf their
present condition. War is a heavy bur-
even wllcD 113 theater is instant from
had not begun to nd armies into their
m,Jst- But they will now see that the
tlicy have provoked is something more
151211 taxes enormously increased and in
comes totally annihilated; tht it brings
tcrror to every household, and adds the
horrors cf apprehended servile iusurrcc-
twua to the tramp of armies and the con
"nation ot r roper uy. Alio bouti, wind
Frlc ho furnuh tho men and money
conducting it The South would soon
have found it next to insupportable even if j
ia great commotion, will soon L
struck; for it cannot be otherwise than
the presence of a victorious northem j
army ia a densely populated slave region
set the negroes in a ferment, and the
apprehensions excited bj tucir naeasinc&i
hardiy less harrowing thna an ac-
Despite some reverses, thc advantages of
North in the prosecution of this war
matter for profound congratulation.
are free both from invasion and thc
of it and the success of this expedi
tion removes the scene of hostilities to a
distance from cur homes. Though engag
ed in a gigantic war, iLctiadeof thc world
open to us, and our business moves with
out obstruction ia its accustomed ch an uels.
the South, with its industry paralyzed,
trade auuiLiLtcd, its tecuniaty rc-
sources exhausted, its soil iuvuucJ, its nc-
uneasy, and its hopes of foreigu as
in sislaaco indefinitely pest; oucd, is rapidly
approaching tho inevitable collapse into
which thc rebellion must fall under thc
gorou3 blows wc arc now prepared to dc-
-V. J . tturUL
Mcst Help Uncle Saii First. A
farmer in Wisconsin Lad a son who joined
Stli Regiment of that State without Lis
father's consent Several letters were writ
by thc father to thc son, while the Reg
iment were ia quarters at Camp Randall,
thc purpose of persuading Lim to return.
last he wrote Lira that he must come
Lc had a large amount of threshing to j
that he could not afford to hire help,
tr. k, 1,1,1 wl,;,.', u!w,n r,os to
owb? to ths number of enlistments !
V 10 T CUW,Dcr 01 C, , ' , , " ! ton
that he must rcurn homcand help him, ton,
1 nc ntcJ"ia afkenrarda. The ! of
,1 ! !' altl-rWaru3- Gan
"Dear Father I can't go heme at pres
ent I should be gbd to help you. but
Sara has got a mighty sight bigger
of threshing oa hand than you Lave,
I'm bound to see Lim out cf the woods
Some families have iu thcrn an angel
presence herds by ca'mirg the wa
Endure to the End.
The following, from the Gazette and
Courier, JIasi, arc "worJa fitly spoken.'
ouner, Jiasi, arc "worua ntly spofcen."
One of the worst thing with which the
government has to contend is the variable
ness of public sentiment
1 0-day, OU lire
...... i.i.n. cuivioo ui vi.v. uuuo,
1 " f 1 1 1 I 1
patriotism ii predominant ana one wouia
suppose there was no suiih word as fail.
To-morrow, a slight reverse may occur and
this same jubilant public, begin to grum
ble at the imbecility of our rulers and
talk of compromise and uselessness of at
tempting to carry cn the war, if we arc
always doomed to bo defeated. The great
consideration which is to win us the victo
ry is an untiring zeal in the righteous
cause a patriotism that will not yield to
discouragement nor flinch at disaster.
o- j o
we are oulv fair weather tatnota willinf 1
to sustain government only so long as it is
entirely and overwhelmingly successful
then it were better that we give up at once,
surrender our country, and close the fight
by an ignominious yklaing to the traitors
ana tcdcis. nat 13 needed more man
anything else among our northern commu
nities, is a spirit of dogged determination,
a perseverance that will do and dare, de
spite disaster and defeat till our glorious
cause is successful. The enemy, having
the advantage of long preparation, being
ready for offensive operations before we be
gan to move, have far more cause for dis
couragement than we have. They have
gained, as yct no material advantage.
" Our real strength lies in the pertinacious
courage and endurance cf our people. It
is an endurance under defeat, a courage
that rises superior to every discouragement
that will show the true patriotism of our I
people. Vic must take the bad with the
good. We may meet with severe cheeks.
Dut we snail sometimes be conquerors, if
we persevere. But we cannot defeat the
enemy if we give way to every adverse in
fluence and offer to give up the strife after
every little repulse. Ours must bo a no
bler courage. We have not yct begun to
fight Our armies a re only just organized,
they are not yct half full; our home re
sources for obtaining money have only just
begun to be drawn upon, while our adver
saries have as large an army in the field as
they can possibly raise and are already ad
mitting that they can get no more money.
Every day's delay makes the government
stronger while it renders the rebels weak
er. It is of no use to abuso our government
officials or our Generals. We may borate
Lincoln, or Cameron or McClcllan or Banks
or Fremont, but it will not help matters.
We must school ourselves to take what is
in store for us, standing ready with endu
ring energy and indomitable pluck to raise
another army as soon as one is destroyed,
JP n corjl rnt nnrtlor fWt f) OfV.TI us one
is decimated. If we havn't the courage to
endure a six months' war withojit falter
ing we arc unworthy sans of those sires
who fought seven years under much more
discouraging circumstances than can ever
The Taris correspondent of the New
York Courier and Enquirer relates the
following interesting incident:
The Kmpcror and the Empress are raod-
ols cf domestic felicity. Her beauty and
captivating, enchanting manners, are the'
theme of culogisra with all who approach
her, and his Majesty's perfect abandon
ivhcn (what may be termed) in the bosom
Lis family, astounds these who admire
the solemn gravity of Lis deportment
Henri iuatre was not more playful in the
nursery than is Louis Napoleon. But I
sliall not carry this matter further than to
narrate a little anecdote of thc Empress.
Like Haroun Alraschi. and like a far
greater man. Napoleon I, her majesty some
times amuses herself by a promenads
through Paris, in disguise. Thc other day
accompanied by General Flcury, and fol
lowed by other officers en Mupli, her Maj
esty, in rrssiiigahir.; the Boulevards, over-
heard a Zouave rc-crunt to a young lady on
arm, hi3 participation in thc battle of
TnE Rebel Currency. A letter in
Washington Star, from Alexandria,
of the rckl currency :
"A Fairfax fanner came to town to day
buy some urar anu 3311. wun mc ioi-
lowing currency : Corporation of Warren
How did thc hmperor conduct himselt
that aftaii ?" asked thc Empress. "Ad
mirably." replied thc Zouave. "I am told
contrary." "C.imracnt. madamc! Thc
Emperor not conduct himself well? ' 1 cs.
"Then you arc misinformed," rrjoincd the
indignant soldier abiuptly, and proceeded
describe the ucques-tionable courage and
sa.igjrcut 01 i.ie wnptiur.
V.cn ;Lc had returned to thc Tuilcrics,
Empress laughing, told the Emperor .
thc Count de Morny. who was with j
him, the particulars of the adventure. '
"Ycur Majesty knows how it was brought j
1 1 i-- yi ..T- i. .1 i ) !
IT p , 7m- I 8 J ,7tl0.r.
cs. the Prefect of Police keewmg that , gra
your Majesty was bent on one of your -,
capades prcj arcd thc Zouave for the occa-;
HVlV, UJ iv.'ussa vvuvSa u m v j fciH,
thcrelore. 1 he color mountcJ to the palu take
check of thc Krat rcss, who lit her beautiful
coral lip. Thc Emperor, standing with
back to thc mantlcshclf. twirling his
,i.i ,1: 1 r
-i-:b. ma u, u j .-a
1 Uiu lie,", " V. v. - "J I
svm1 i 1 IT. a
ogiz.il, confessed he had only jested, aud in
moment all was fair weather again
Thc Zouave has been traced and reward
ed. Vir" ia 8 1 and 50 cent notes Town
lrcuiia, v i iiuu .iu cv.il. notes, iown
Leesburg. 12J cent notes; Manassas
Ila;lroa"d Company, CO cent notes ; J.
Guncll.rf Fairfax, 2 cents; City of Rich
mond. S2. SI and ."0 cents; Bank of the
of South Carolina, $1 ; Bank of Win
chester. $1 ; City Bank of 'Augusta, Gcor-
? I ; Hanx ot i.icnmona, 3 1 ; uorpora
of Winchester, 50 cents. Salt and of
1 - 1 r 1 1 j il. - i ..l"
coutd not be had for thc most of it.
is but a small sample of thc issues of
lank, village, city or town now in
confederacy. When resumption day
there will be aw.'ul limes."
The Battle of Chesnaburg.
jng the past campaign wWch
cr yct seen in print It is con
An affair occurred on the Kanawha dur-
we have nev-
as the "Battle of Chesnaburg." and should
have its annronriate nlnco in tl, l.;t, f
mc iTcscnc war.
General Cox's division
had been moving from place to place and
finally encamped in the neighborhood of
Spiral Knob. Xo enemy in force had for i
some time appeared, and the army were rav-
cnous for a fiiht One evening a .vIpW
ted scout from a neighboring State went
out. and had proceeded about seven miles
tickets of the cn-
Triton Iia Mr.iia inn tTio ritVfta
cmy. Cravrling up to the encampment, he '
alarmed the sentinels who gave chase: but i
Gnally eluding- them, he returned to camp '
with the joyful tidings that several thous-1
uiiu uwu. cwu iii'wa uii. t. jaju iuu re-
i., f ,. , ,
ccirfof this news the countenance of the 1
oHietr. and men beamed with delight at the i
prospect of a fight It was at once decid-
cd that the Sccli .hould be attacked the
same uisLt; and the Colonel of the regi-i?11
t, which the scout belonged claimed I
tho honor of leading the attack, as one of i
his men had discovered the enemy. That I
evening -t dress Frade the order was read i
to the attacking force to march at a certain 1
hour. The gallant Col. not wishing that I
anv should 1 forend to fiM.t wl. a;.
., . v v. i
lUVllULUt uuu tuu Ai V CUUU1U UUt UM tJLUUtir
rassed by acy
his men, telling
"I'uiu. wum ivmaiu uwiliuu. luu 1111:11
v , i, i . , ' . . 9 j i
when the hour came all were found in
. . . , - .
man dctcnaiiiei to win or die, ana
nrl c,;;Df3 v-: ;
field about sevvn miles off. fron t!, roJ..
1 that he should not be cmbar-!
.., A..r,n c;-ia ,,,
liLfSi Tc 1 SaJrCsSjas
lang them that such as were
I -.,; ti..
(, i 1 1 .. .- r l
distance. Silently thcv marched for sev-1
cral miles, with a determined tread of men
who were resolved on victory or an honor-
The road was rugged aud
crooked, winding around mountains and
through ravines, as only mountain roads
am. , -
When near the camp of the Seccsli, Gen. 1
M., who had command of the whole force,
rede to the front, and engaged in convcr-1
satiou with the Colonel commanding the J
advance. Having attained the summit of ;
mountain ridge, which gave a view of
the opposite hills, they soon espied the pick-f
cts of the enemy. The lines were formed 1
and everything put in readiness for a j
charge, when Gcu. M., raising himself in '
his stirrups, exclaimed
"Why Colonel, twse are my pickets!
yes, and Ig Gauley that is my camp!"
i lie c licet cf this announcement may be
better imagined than described. Just
think of two or three thousand men being
roused from their slumbers at midnight,
marched seven miles over the werst road
iu crcauon. ana inca to dc Drougnt up be-1
ion: lueu- own camp ; (
'I'Um t4tcr m dnalrv exolalueLThc;lnptonrnriit
road they had followed ran in an eisterly
ot south-custerly direction from the camp 'a
them winding around among the mountains ,
ran directly west and came out bto the;
road at the south end of the encampment j
The ecout had also followed the same road,
and calac very near being caught by his .
own friends in his own camp. This battle ,
has been christened and will hereafter be
, I"., T..., . ...
naburg," in thc Cheat .Mountain region.
0. ,S. Journal.
A Roadside Colloquy.
"And so, 'Squire, you don't take a coun
"No, Major, I get the city papers on
macn better terms, so I take a couple.
fequirc. the country papers often
great convenience to ua Thc
more we encourage them the better thc cd-
itors can afford to make them."
"Why, I don't know any convenience
they are to me."
"The farm you sold last fall was adver
tised b one of them.ind thereby you ob
tained a customer. OiJ voa not ?
obituary notice. And the destruction of
- nr.- i ,1 -i n 1 , uc
ery true, Maior, but I paid turee dol-
- - 1
ir.i .1 " 1
'And you made more than three hund
dollars by it Now, if your neighbors
poor cci.;hbor Riirs's house bv fire. You
know these thbgs are exaggerated till the
antucctis scciants ef the newspapers set
'-0, true, but "
"And when your cousin, Splash, was up
.v . 1 - 1 . . t
i f- "r 7
iScd at his defencc-which cost him with
nothing. . . - "
"lcs, yes, but these things are news to'
1L4UVXA M 1HJ VUU Ull ifm K'J
.so, squire uriwge, not U all wtrcj
you. Now, I tell you. the day will i
surely come when somebody will write a
eulogy on your life and character. !
ill .1-1: r. 1 ,, nieu.
ucavjr uiacit iiu over it, anu wim ait your
riclics, this will be one for yon as a grave
a pauper, lour wealth, liberty and
such things will be spoken of; but the
printer's boy, as he spells the words in ar
ranging the type to these sayings, will re
mark of you "Poor mean deviL he is even
sponging an obituary notice !" Good morn-
had not maintained thc press and kept it '
ready for use, you would have been -with-'
. , .7 . , was
thc means to advertise your property.
i 11: 1 v 1 1 1
Eu. I think I saw your daughter s nnr-
STSii" ?' P3Fr3 ' With
..y T f!r ., -
-o, nut I ti
"And your brothers death, v; ith a long
I - .
u jour . e anu ccaracicr,
uw Aus.v IU LMV 1 IU IILV IUU1 .
.. . I
Loan Mayor's Salary. The Lord i
Mayor of London has an allowance of about ' a
thousand nine hundred pounds; it is'
generally' cited at eight thonsand. but is I
so much. It is valuable, even to: for
uiccxi.eui.t-i oij moussuvi pounas a year
or icss. owing to a portion ot it be
owing to a portion of it be
derived from the dues on fruit Ilia pr00fd
at the Mansion House consists 1 hl.i
twenty gentlemen, and he has a good xe-i
, , , ,"
of servants; he has to provide his own(
horses, anJ has to End a carriasc ani (
for the Lady Majoress The ex-1 Spcctc
penses of thc Mayoralty usually exceed thej with
by about five thousand pounds-,
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8th, 1861.
Chrontcle: Last evening's
paper announced there would be a general
review, to-day, at 12 o'clock, of Gen. Buel'a
division, consisting of three brigades, and
it "r 1 .
'eo wmpames oi xennsyuama rtuicry -
ue? e."?n ana Bta- 8P
,a wason I4tnstrt cauca -atone 9
C7T near Colambian . College. At an
J nrar were seen going, soldiers on loot
?nJ. horseback, civilians in coiches, cabs,
hacks, and a mixed throng of all ranks.
r' T. 'LatM "u.c. g1-31 slS-
, "-"""-i" uisuuguisu-
Cu- F-"son3' includin3 of the foreign
. 1 wa? o0 P? 30 caJ' ?
tLat1tL t'ccU wcr,e alost ded
cry soon uen. alc-
i ir l o. -r e . i .
iiimseu auu oiaa iacins; mc center oi tne
i- i 5 , .i, 0i
dlV,S1a' am,J the r0" 0t Altu
?fnTJ?J ." "
ftCD; C'ClcUan:, t Is 'f ,
man0n lar ,dar cbe8tBU
hTS? . , -He 7' M
0DCvbut SclJterS' - . ' . . t. '
v W r.luC3 uf a,? fracad leV?
Jl0?" f,hc ,St? ta
1 & IcClellan leading off. down .
.f. to her"' & f1,
Ilaa to the cllcf- whde the standard
bearers waves the cjlors in honor of their
i t e
in order, passes before him. 1 here were
twelve regiments from Act l oik, Pcnnsyl
acd - . F -r u u j i j
,i ivaniaand JJassachusctts, and including.
.great wxs the crowd.
. S.taF i01? bWJ rode up,
waTCS lf CJI0r3 " "T
Commander, as he approaches. After he
passed through the whole lines they
4t 1 u r
rcturn t0 tLc cectcr aad cath regiment,
cavalry, there must have been 13.00U sol-
j: ti 1 : v..... "
ivuura. xacsc uL-uuru re vie ly a occur auuut
0DCC 3 wcck eitfcer lD the clt ot over tbfc
Being acqnabtcd with some in the New
York Begiuicnts, stationed at Upton's Hill,
on Wednesday morning I called at the cor
ner of 10th street and Pennsylvania Ave-"
nue, and procured a pasa These passes
are printed, and used only to be filled out.
Strict as the Government is in granting ,
passes, many who get them are rebels, while
hundreds make application" and because
they are strangers here, they are not grant
a cd. I went by the way of Georgetown,
crossing the river on the canal aqnaduct
Here 1 mast show my pass to the guard,
who replied, "all right" The hills over
the river, above Georgetown, arc crowned
tow n to Upton's hill,
with forts, and she, like Baltimore, ia full
of rebels, but as she sees those "iron mon
sters," "che fears and trembles." There.-
are forts on the right and left, from George-
ment3 arc so numerous
one great encampment
Ana the encamp
that it seems Tike
Upton's Hill ia 6 -
miles from the river, and is fortified by N-
1. Kecimcntoi they having built a tort hcrcs,
it is connected by telegraph with wasa.-
hv aiim.il with tTi rAtnTnn.
Munson Hill is a half mile from here, with
fort on its top. You can see the traces
ef the rebels before the advance of our army.
They have built some entrenchments here,
Encamping over night I left for Washing- '
ton by the way of Arlington ILruse. cross- "
bg the Leesburg & Alexandria R. R. This
road passes at the base of Upton's Hill
and it is only from this point to Alexan-
dna that the Government have thc control.
the rebels hold Leesburg.
Standing on the steps of thc porch of
thc Arlington House, you have a command- -
view of Washington and the Potomac.
Thc hoftc is of brick, with two wings at
tached, and a porch supported by four col
ums of the same material, b imitation of,
stone. The grounds seem to have never '
been laid out, save a few garden patches.
which arc surrounded by a fence and a few . -.
ccd, In iv. Lall , TC.i
rS- f aU 1 aaw several paiot-
bg3 on the wall, representing battle scenes
revolutionary times. The rooms are oc
cupied as the Head.-quartera of the army.
1 he road winds around the hill and leads
to the long bridge, a distance of 2 miles. -
Here again I must show my pass to pass
over. J.ut it was almost impossible, as
bridge was full of I . S. Army teams.
A Handsome Soul.
thought that you-would be very angrv
fc css." "
-No. no." replied the lady, "better have'
-j , temwr."
wtXi, . 7?T
thS h? uat to the city
taking .Lis, first lesson in the art of
v. , , - , , ,
"Gliding uown bill, when he suddenly
fonnJ h;3 fcct ia. too chx mnt ;
hdJ'B ricL Sili drcSi S"P4
mortified and confused, he sprang from his .
1 j : 1 1 .,.i
"1 beg your pardon ma'am; I am verj -sorry."
"Never mind," exclaimed . the ladr, .
"there is no great harm done, and you feci .
worse about it than I da"
"But, dear madam," said fte bcry as his
filled with tars, "your driss is mined.
'Oh! isn't she a beauty?" excUimed the
as thc lady passed on.
U ho? that lady? returned his comrade.
T-nn itll fipr 9 rtpnntv von ftTinn'f ttnce.
j ..... w j j .
me. cy, snc is more than thirty
R and h & ;3 j
1 don't care if her face is wrinkled,'
replied the little hero, "her soul is luaid
smile aiiyto-w." -
A. 8'iout of laughter followed, from
thc little fellow was obliged to es
cape . Rclatbg tho bcidetit to his mother,
remarked : '
"Oh mother, that lady did me good.
shall never forget iU and when I am
tempted to indulge mv angry passions.
tUli of wbat hc said," "Better have
?led dress than ruffled temper.
rlen f lrl"f.
The English arc satd to" love high birth
it3 owrf pcrhap this is rather .
.questionable. Put a lord down 10 any
.;Ii.n., ioja cooletv. with indisputable
0f his nobility, and with bdispcta
household nroofs also that it is only worth on
hundred rounds a year, and nev.r lUeh ft
. 1 . . . , ,
torrlh more, and wc may fairly doubt
whether he woulel be even as much re
horses d as thc curate of the parish, what
the sense of pity and that of dispro
allowancc . . . - .