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Frlli J, April 11, IS6Z.
' T1 election on Monday wn hotly Mid oner-
nlieall contested hy the "ntfftlirhtu," but the
Union men were top many for them. Vnllan,
ilgbnnl democracy and sympathiser with r.
hellion wer signally defeated, both in the tor
porslioii nnd township. Below is the'reault:
John Kilo, ;
D. W. KreSs,
Harr! Cspwer, '
Bryaa O'Coance, , ' ,-
A. Bennett, . : i '
John M.Biulth. ,
W I Kellev, ! .... ,
ai. Nrre, J
Panoses Kills - - . '
Average Union majorities, 123.
Tswtwklf) Ticket. ...
, Daniel Quitter, .
B. r. IJitlir.
8. M.rlosaen, .
Albert Mine, . .
Joh Lvnefc Jr. . . .
O. IL Fusselman,
Fred FsMng, , 444
ASSESSOR. JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
Isaac Knapn, , 429
i. t. Botofur, tat 127
Jaeob O. Berk, tSS 1ST
In. Barkhlessr, : .. 4r4 . 18
Barnhard Donahue, 318
Philip Most, "' SIS
Whole rote, V 64; average onion maj., 118.
V ; . I a i
The "straight,'' made close party ticket
but the Union fore achieved a brilliant
victory, electing tbeif whole ticket. The
following are the majorities:
' TVaslcss Win. RMoot, 28 maj
John gtabl. :
iuum Ortn 1. Fnry, '
OsaXaWes Osrtd Willi,,
The State election in Conneticnt on the
6th hist., was a decided Republican and
Union triumph. Gov. Buckingham was re
elected by a largely increased majority over
that received by him last year, which was
( Hartford, April 9. Governor Buck
ingham's majority is 8,000. Last year it
was 2,000. The Senate is a unit against
the democrats. House stands 181 Rep.
against 56 Detn. .'...:
West Virginia Election.
The people of West Virginia have voted
almost unauimously in favor of the new
Constitution, and have given majority of
at least ten to one in favor of gradual eman-
The vote was small but in the right direct
ion,. So ripe are the people for emancipa
tion, that in some instances the voters tub-
titutad immediate for gradual.
The Great Battle.
Another great victory has been achieved by
the Union forces, near Corinth. All tho details
of the battle that baa been received up to the
time we go to press, will be found in another
: The "2nd Ohio Regiment was in the battle,
but we have received no information as to what
extent it suffered, other Uian thut Lieut. Colonel
Canfield, who commanded the Rpginient, (Col.
iSuckianu baving coinruand of a iirigaue.) was
mortally wounded, and has aince died. Col.
Canfield vaa vary prooiinent citiaen of Medi
Stountjr, a lawyer of great worth, a citixen
Vary aJUch esteemed, and his loss is a severe
one not only to his Regiment but to the State.
He has been in the Ohio Senate, and at the time
of bis death was one of the Directors in the As
ylum for Idiots. His body passed through Cai'
rn eq the 9th inat. for bis home tor interment.
Farther iaaormatioa from the Regiment will
be watted for with great anxiety .
One Year of Rebellion.
, On ,4he J2th day of April, 1881, thoreb-
. els opened fire on Fort Sumter, in Cbarles
iton harbor.. : One year of rebellion hns been
erperieoced. We thisk the ceal of the
'leaders baa greatly abated. The strides
now making by the Federal army is grati
. fyiDg to .Union mant and crushing to tbe
rebeta.! Complete victory must crown our
rro; and we trost the day Is not distant
'whod tbe Stars arid Stripes shall be again
revered in every part ofour land, '
1f JL Mistake. The statement we published
last week, that George Myers of the Bth Ohio
I Regiment had died of his wounds, was errone
ous." We are happy to learn from bis father
that Sir. Myers is rapidly recoTeriiie from las
; I , : , . . . , ' . , , . , j
How the Ohio Boys can Yell.
'. The correspondent of the N. Y. Tribune,
writiDg of the battle of Winchester, says:
In the matter of noise, nothing can equal
i the wild, hurrah, of tbe . Ohio boys, when
, they first atlatkej the- Secesb. . Tbe latter
( did tLe shrieking to an alarming extent,
-especially when he thought there were
signs of waveriDg oa our side; but in tbe
; charge change cams, over the rebel, and
fc tbe liiitkeye hurrah wat roar wfcicb coold
be beard fur miles.
'( Within a day or two grl battle is ex
pectoi to te uught at Yoiktown. General
.MgCisu.. U face to fta with tbe enemy,
i end on If ooday afternoon wat preparing
'" The newe which we nhldish this mnrn.
' (v is glorious iu tbe exlrome. It will swell
v the heart, of every patriot , .,
We a--e coinj;W to dfer the letter from our
correspondent iu t he 4:U) Ohio rrgimeut until
rnet is uek, to oiako roorn fcr the war u
Five Secessionists for three Slaves.
- An eaoltiru j.;icr proposes to dipoe
the J riitmers Uken .i l-'ort, DonoUon
Hi.! iviiir them fortdaves, on the uriuciu'o
ti no 7ul' 'f represent-
ti.,.., on, .ever-iujv tU values, and giving
five ne, , ,or tbre. slaves.; Not
From the Tennessee Expedition!
TWO DAYS FIGHTING!
Splendid Conduct of Gen. Grant
and his Army.
Rebel Loss. in Killed Wounded and Missing,
12,000 to 15,000!
Federal killed, wounded and missing, 5000!
Rebel General Johnson Killed!
Beauregard Lost an Arm!
Rebels Totally Routed and our Cavalry in
Gen. Prentiss a Prisoner.
U. S. Military Tklkqrapii, War )
Department, Washington, April 8. f
The following message was received by
the Secretary of War this evening:
"On the 6lh tbe rebels in overwhelming
forco attacked us at Pittsburg Landing.
Tbe battle Instod from early in the morn
ing until late in the afternoon and resulted
in tho complete defeat of the rebels with
heavy loss on both sides. Grant is follow
ing up the enemy.
Bticll has arrived on tho Tennessee. Two
Divisions of his army were in the battle."
Cairo, April 8. Information reached
here to-night that on tho 6lh tbe robot for
ces nnder Beauregard attacked onr forces
under Grant. 1 be battle raced all day.
Our lines were driven in by the attack, but
as tbe reserves were brought into action the
lost ground was regained and the rebels ro
pulsed with terrible slaughter. Our loss is
very hoavy. No particulars known yet.
Chicago, April 8. A private dispatch
received in this city to-night, from one of
Gon. Grant's Stall says: "Wo have fought
and won the hardest battle ever fought on
this Continent." Tho dispatch is dated
Pittsburg Landing, April 6th.
Pittsburg, via port Hknrv, April 9,
3.20 A. m. -One of the greatest and blood
iest battles of modern days has just closed,
resulting in the complete route of the eno-
my, who attacked ns at daybreak on Sun
day, iho battle lasted without intonnis
sion during the entire day, and was again
resumed on Monday morning and continu
ed until 4 o clock in the afternoon, when
tbe enemy commenced their retreat and
are still flying towards Corinth, pursuod by
a large force of our cavRlry.
The slaughter on both sides is immense.
It is impossible in the present confusod
stalo of affairs to ascertain any details. I
therefore give you the best account possible
from observation, baving passed through
the storm of action during tho two days
that it raged.
Tho fight was brought on by a body of
300 of tho 25th Missouri regiment, of Gen.
Prentiss' Division attacking tho advance
guard of the rebels, which were supposed to
be the pickets of the enemy in front of our
camp. Iho rebels immediately advanced
on Gen. Prentiss Division on the left wing.
pouring vonoy auer vouey ot musketry, and
riddling our camp with grape, canister and
Our forces soon formed in line, and re
turned their fire vigorously, and by tbo lime
we were prepared to receive them, had turn
ed their heaviest fire on tho left and and cen
ter of Sherman's Division and drove our
men back from their camps, and bringing
up a fresh force opened Cro on our left
wing under Gen. McClernand. This tire
was soon returned with terrible effect and
determinated spirit by both infantry and
.t I I. I- m ...
arunery aiong me wnoieune, lora distance
of over four miles.
Gen. Hurlburt's Division was thrown for
ward to support the center, when a desper
ate conflict ensued. The rebels were driv
en back with terrible slaughter, 'but toon
rallied and drove back our men in turn.
From about 9 o'clock, tho time your cor
respondent arrived on tbe field, until night
closed on tho bloody scene, there was no
determination of the result of the struggle.
lne rebels exhibited remarkable good Gen
eralship, At times engaging tbe left with
apparently their whole strength, they would
suddenly open a terrible nnd destructive
A it. ' I . , n
ure on aue ngui ana center. H,ven our
heaviest and most dostruclive fire, on the
enemy did not appear to discourage their
solid columns. The fire of Major Taylor's
inicago Artillery raked them down
scores; but the smoke would no sooner bo
dispersed than tho breach would again bo
Tbe most desperate firing took place late
in tbe P. M. The rebels knew that if thev
did not succeed in whipping us then, that
their chances for success would be extreme
ly doubtful, as a portion of General Buell's
forces bad by this time arrived on tho op
posite side of the river, and tbe other por
tion was coming up tbe river from Savan
nah. Tbey bocame aware that we wore
being reinforced, as tbey could see General
Buell s troops from tbe river bank a short
distance above as on tbe left, to which point
they had forced their way.
At nve o clock tbe rebels had forced onr
left wing back to as to occupy fully two
thirds of our camp, and were fighting their
way forward with a desperate degree
confidence in their efforts to drive ns into
the river, and at tha tame time heavily en
gaged our right.
Up to this time we bad received no rein
forcement. General Lew. Vi allaeo failed
to eom to onr support until tbe day was
over, baving taken the wrong road from
urn rap a Landing, and Doing without other
transports than those asod for Quartermas
ter's and Commissary atores, which were
too heavily laden to ferry any considerable
number of Geoeral Bueli't forces across tbe
river, those that war her having been
sent to bring the troop from Savsotiah.
wa went therefore contending against fear-
tui odds, our force not exceeding 88,000
men, wane thai ot lne enemy was upwards
of 60,000, ...,...
Our condition at this moment was ex
tremely critical, larg0 ,,arobers of men,
panio struck, others worn out by bard fighu
log, with the average per ccolage of skulk
ers, bad atrngglod towards the river and
could nor be rallied. Gan. Grant and staff
wno uaa been recklessly riding along the
lines during the ei.lire day amid the in.
eeasing storm of bullets, grape and shell
now rode from right to left, inciting the
inuu to lumi urin until our reiuiorcemoots
could croi tha met
Col. Webster, chief of staff, immediately
?ot illto position the heaviest pieces of ar-
fillery pointing en lU enemy' rmhL while
. W s'.. of the CZU mW plant!
ed along tbo entire line, from the river bank
North-west to our extreme right, tome two
and a half mile distant.
About an hour beforo dark gen oral ean
onade wat opened upon the enemy fiorri
alone our whole line, with perpetual crack
of musketry. For short time the rebels
replied with visor and effect, but their re
turn shota grew less frequent and destruc
tive, while ours crew more rapid and more
terrible. The irunboats Lexington and Ty
ler, which lay a short distance off, kept
rmmnif shell on the rebel hordes.
This last effort was too much for the enemy
i and ere dusk the firing had nearly ceased,
I when, tiitrlit coming on, all tbo combatants
rested from their awful work of blood and
carnage. Our men rested on their arms in
the position they had at the close of the
nifiht. The forces under Mai. Gon. Wal
lace arrived and took position on the right
and met Buell's forces from the opposite
side, and Savannah being now converted to
tbo battleground, the entire right of Uon
Nelson s division was ordered to form on
the right and the forces under Gen. Critten
den were orderod to his support early in the
SECOND DAY'S BATTLE.
General fluell having arrived during tbe even
ing, in the morning the hnll waa opened at dnT-
liglit, simultaneously by Gro. Nelson's division
on the lelt and Alnj. Gen. Wallace's division on
the right Gen. Nclsou's forco opened a most
galling fire and advanced rapidly as the enemy
tejl bark. The fire soon became general along
the whole line and began to tell with terrible
effect on the enemy. Gen's McClernand, Sher
man, and riurlburt s men, though tcrrihly juuetl
from the previous day's fighting, still preserved
their honors won at ikinoUon, hut I he resistance
of the rebel at all points was terrible; but they
were not enough lorour unuaunteu ornvery,anu
the desolation produced by our artillery, wnicn
was sweeping them away like chaff before the
wind; yet, knowing that a defeat here would be
a death blow to their hopes, and that their all
depended upon this great struggle, their Gener
als still urged them on in the face of destruc
tion, hoping by flanking us on the right to turn
the tide of battle. Their auccena wns again for
a time cheering, as they Wgnn to gain ground
on us, appearing to have been reinforced, hut
our left under Gen. Nelson, was driving them
with wonderful mpidity, and by 11 o'clock, Oen.
Buell's force had succeeded in flanking them
and capturing their batteries of artillery.
Thev. however, aeain rallied on tbe left and
re-crossed, and the right forced themselves for
ward in another desperate effort, but reinforce
ments from Gen. Wood and Gen. Thomas were
coming in Regiment after Regiment, which were
sent to Gen. Buell who had again commenced
to drive the enemy.
About o 1'. At., Hen. Grant rode to the lelt
where the fresh regiments had been ordered,
and finding the rebcla wavering, tent a portion
ot his buoy-guard to the head ot each nve reg
iments, and then ordered a charge acrosB the
field, himself lending. As he brandished his
sword and waved them on to the crowning vic
tory, while cannon balls were failing like hail
around bim. The men followed with a shout
that sounded above the roarand din of artillery,
and the rebels tied in dismay as Irom a destroy
ing avalanche aud never made another stand.
Gen. Bueli followed tho retreating rebela, dri
vine them in splendid ftyle, and by hall past 5
o'clock the whole rebel army was in full retreat
to Corinth with our cavalry in pursuit, with
what Further result is not known, they not hav
ing returned up to this hour.
We have biken a large amount of their artil
lery and also a number of prisoners.
Among the killed on the rebel side was their
General-in-Chief Albert (Sidney Johnston, who
was struck by a cannon ball on the forenoon of
Sunday. Of this there is no doubt, ns the report
is corroberated by several rebel otftccrs, taken
to-day. It is further reported that Beauregard
had hia arm shot on.
There has never been a parallel to the gallan
try and bearing of our ofhcein, from the coni
manding General to the lowest officer. General
Grant, and Staff were in the field, riding along
the lines in the thickest of the fire, during the
entire two days of the battle, and slept on the
ground Sunday ntgnt auring a neavy ram.
Un several occasions Uen. urant got within
range of the enemy's guns and was discovered
and fired upon. .Lieut. Col. Alcl'lierson had his
horse shot from under him, when alongside
Hen. Grant. Uspt. Larson was near Hen. Urant
when a cannon ball took off his head, and killed
several others. Gen. Sherman had two horses
killed under bim aud Gen. McClernard shared
like dangers; also Gen. Hurlburt, each of whom
received bullet holes through their clothes.
Gen. Buell remained with his troop during the
entire day, and with Gen. Crittenden and Gen.
Nelson, rode continually along the lines encour
aging the men.
Our loss in officers is very heavy. It is im-
posxible at present to present their names. The
following were among me nuinner: is rig. uen.
W. H. Wallace, killed: Col. PcEram, acting Bri
gadier General, killed; Col. Ellis, 10th 111., kill
ed: Lieut. Col. Canfield, 72d Ohio, mortally
wounded, since dead; Lieut. (Jnl. Kyle, 41st
Ind., mortally wounded; Gen. W. T. Sherman,
wounded in. the hand by a cannon ball; Col.
Sweeney, a2d ill., acting iirigadier Ueucral.
wounded receiving two shots in his only re
maining arm, having lost one in Mexico; also,
shot in one of his legs; he kept the field until
the close of the tight, and be excited the ad
miration of the whole army; Col. Dave Sturai
55th 111., acting Brigadier General, shot through
the breast on Sunday, returned to the held
Monday; Col. Charles Craft, 31st III., acting
Brigadier General, shot through the right shoul
der, not dangerous; Col. Kayne,4otli ill., slight
ly wounded; Col. C. McKcnny of the 17tb Ken
tucky, wounded slightly; Col. Stoal, 18th Ky.,
wounded slightly; Lieut. Col. Morgan, 25th
Ind., wounded badly in the head; Col. Mason,
7lst Ohio, wounded slightly; Major Eaton, 18th
111., acting Colonel, wounded fatally; Mai. Mor
ris, 11th 111., wounded slightly; Capt. Irving,
courier or Gen. Grant's scout, head shot off by
a cannon ball; Capt. Preston Morton, wounded
mortally, since dead;uapt. union, loth Illinois,
killed: Cant. Mace, 5th 111., killed; Capt Carter,
11th 111., killed: Major Page, 7th III., killed;
Gen. Grant was wounded in the ankle, slightly,
Gen. Smith, severely wounded; Col. Hall, 10th
III., killed; Colonels lgao of the Taa ill., and
Davis, of the &lst III , wounded severely; Major
Hunter, of the Aid llL, killed; Col. l'eabody,
25th Wisconsin, was severely wounded.
The wounded and missing are not less than
5,0(10. On the first day of tl battle our loss
waa heavy, aud besides the killed and wounded,
embraced eur canipequipnageand 36 field guns.
Next morning our forces, amounting to 80.000,
assumed the offensive, and by 3 o'clock, P M.,
had rotation our camp and batteries, together
witb some 4Uot the enemy s guns, and a uum
ber of prisoners.
Cuinoo, April 9. -The Trltane'a apeeial from Cairo,
ftvoa tlwl followine; anromsry of reports rfttiiarftd fr"nl
paraooa who witntaaed tbebattla at I'lttaburgh Landing:
Thv Federal Army waa poated between two etremnik
shout fnomilea apart, that naa Into tae Tenneraee oearlj
at right anglea to it, about two mileafroBi Pittabarrh.
Tho tefl front was omnteoded hr General Peentiaa, who
hadaeverai raw realmenta. laliUrearwaaOaBeralSher
raao, a-ith bia dlrtaioo, eooiiletelr cutting; It off from
Oea. McClernanrf not himaelf at the head of hla troop,
cut hia war throur.li the rebela and joined tho artov.
The Aphtha a.ar becora deaporato, Oea. Grant aa
upiing the command. Tho eneror were driven hack and
ttie Federal forces occupied at nlht Dearly the aaaao po
sition they did in the morning.
The fijfht laated Dfteen houra.
Major General l.ew Wallace eameos from Camp's lAnd-
log with 18.UU0 troops and In lb aiorniag tUs bat Us waa
renewed with great fury.
Neither party soemed dlanosea to yield. Between
and 12 theflglit waa terlOc Moon after noon Oea. Buell
bad eroeaed the Tennessee, sad attacked thsonemjln
Sank with 0,tJ0 iriom.
Tbo rebela were aooa rooted.
Buetl pursued with U.SOO mea, mostly oavalry. '
lAtoat rilKiors wars that wo had taken Coriath.
Eight hundred wounded are reported to be OB on
steameron lbs way down.
General Hallsok is sipsotsd asr this asamlng so root
Several barge of ire are ordered t M an th Tsnasaaoe
to-night for tite wouuded.
Ths Demoerat. Cairo special says, the rooHs worn oar-
sosd hy I 0O0 of oar cavalry. Tha re 11 priaonsrs state
that Beauregard made a speech to hla troops before enler
Ing tbe Aght, saying ha would water bis bors In ths Ten
nessee rireror la hell. That the fight bolero them
bsll unlsss soooessfal.
The Times" account of tbe battle at Pitts
burg Landing, on Sunday and Monday,
says: ' .
Tbe enemy surprised Uen. Prentiss" Brig
ade, which wat in advance, five miles be
yond Pittsbarg, S o'clock Sunday morning
taking two regiments prisoners, including
tho General, ok'tie fight continued tbe en
tile day, the enemy driving our force back
to Pituburk with a fearful loss. Gen, Buell
with Nelson's Division, arrived at 4 o'clock
and turned th tide of th battle. Tbe en
my commanded by Polk and Beauregard,
susponuea mo etiscs; noout oociock.
, .1 . t . Jk -lt.
Monday morning, tne troops naving rosteu
on the fluid,) being reinforced by Nelson's
division, supported bv gun boats, drove tho
enemy back, occupied their former position,
completely routing the enemy, immediately
followed by suveral thousand cavalry, ho,
at Inst accounts woro tome miles beyond
Tho Tribune's dispatch places our loss at
from 000 to 1000 killed. Wounded 3000
to 4000. Rebel loss is twice that number.
Six of our balteriea were taken aud re taken
sis limoa, .
...in. i mo. says inv "
Arm nril Irt rlntilrnv mv riiinn elll IDA 170 lA-
ken on Sunday As was expected a Com
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plete victory was had the next day.
Cahio, April 0. An oflleer who left
Pittsburg Landing Monday Evening, re
ports that our forces occupy Oorililh. That
Gen. Johnston's body has lecn found on
tho field. Ho also confirms tho report that
Bonurecnrd had his arm shot off. There
has been no arrivals from Tennesseo since
early this morning. A boat was expected
IsniAHAPOLls, April 6. A special train
with Surgeons, hospital stores and supplies
for tho wounded at PitUburg Landing leaves
Washington," April 8. Tho followiig
is a summary of intelligence received by
tho War Department up to 10 o'clock Mon
day night in regard to the operations at
Yorkfown nnd fortress Monroe: ..
Before Yorktown, Saturday Evening.
Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War:
That portion of the army of tho Potomac
recently concentrated at old roint advanc
ed yesterday morning in the direction of
Yorktown, 14 miles distant. Ibo right
was assigned to Gen, Morrill's Brigade,
Gon. Porter' Division, two companies
tho 3d Penn. Cavalry and a portion
Bcrdnn's Sharpshooters acting as skirmish
ers. Nothing of interest took placo until thoir
arrival at Big Bethel, twelve miles distant,
where they met the outer pickets of the
rebels. Tho troops wero delayed here two
hours constructing a bridge which had been
destroyed. Tho rebels retreated beforo the
ndvnnco of our skirmishers to Howard's
Creek, where they bad somo abandoned
earthworks. Shots wore fired hero by tho
robels from two field pieces, which wero
soon silenced by the 4th Rhode Island bat
tery, when the rebels beat a hasty retreat,
taking their pieces with them.
Tho mnin body of the army rested hero
for night, while Morrill s Hngndo advanced
3 miles to Cucklovillc, 6 miles from York-
By 1 o'clock this (Saturday) morning
me column wns again in mouon, ana uy
10 o'clock was in front of tbo enemy's
works at Yoiktown. Tbe first shot was fired
by tho rebels, tho shell passing over tho
heads of Gen. Porter and staff, without ex
ploding. The batteries of Griffin's 1st And
3d R. I. and 5th Mass. were placed in posi
tion, replying to every shot sent from tho
Tho cannonading continued with but
slight interruption until dark ; about 400
shots were fired by both parties during the
day. Tho loss on our side was thrco killed
and some five wounded. Tho position
the rebels is a strong one. From present
indications their fortifications extend somo
two miles in length and mount heavy guns.
The ground in front of their guns is low
Tho latest news from Yorktown by tele
graph, April 8, is that everything is pro-
grossing satisfactorily, and a battlo is not
expected within a day or two.
From Bank's Division
Edinduko, Va., April 5. Tbo enemy at
tempted to retard operations of our bridge
builder?, but we shelled them off. One,
tho enemy's videttcs was killed at 000
yards distance, by a sharpshooter of the
W isconsin 3d.
Tbo enomy are encamped near Mt. Jack
son. I li positions occupied bv our ad
vanced batteries, commanding all the ele
vations beyond Stony Creek, wero select
ed by Gen. Banks on Tuesday, amid
hotest fire of tbo enemy. Jackson's force
is principally composed of impressed men,
wbo lofuse to light against tho United
States. Those from Page and Rocking
ham counties retired to a point between
these two counties and there entrenched
themselves, defying Jackson's attempts
compell them to join him.
Philadelphia, April 8. The Bulletin
learns from a gentleman just from Wash
ington, that Surgeon-General Clement
r inlay, wbo has been removed from tho
head of the Medical Department of
army, has been sent to Fort Warren, and
that bo passed through here last night.
Tho cause has not been ascertained.
Finlxy is a native of Ohio, but a resident
of this city.
From New York.
New York, April fi. A special dispatch
to the Philadelphia Inquirer, dated Middle
bury, via Baltimore, April 4lh, says:
Col. Geary's advance encountered 300
of Stewart' A& While' cavalry, and a force
of infantry at Middlebury, Va., Inst Satur
day. He drove in the rebel picket outside
of Middlebury, when he entered tbe town
and discovered tbe infaotry in retreat, and
tbo cavalry posted to make a stand.
gun was placed to command tbo main street,
and the 28tb advanced by all th approach
es to the town, while tbe main body rushed
through it with bayonets fixed and on
double quick, driving tbe enemy before
tbem. Col. Geary dashed at the bead, and
at one time was within 200 yards of
rebel cavalry. Col. Geary's command
scoured the country as far down as Aldie,
from which place it returned a far as oin-
clairvillo, to assist at Winchester, but
battle there was decided before it could
further. ' V
Nashville. April 7. Geq. pumont
Just now bringing in two steamboat loadt
of meat, 160,000 pounds, captured by Col
Haggard of bis command, 60. mile above
bere on tbe Cumberland.
Yesterday Col. Duffiold, of that part
Gen, Dumonl command now at Murfrees
boro, captured tha mail direct from Corinth,
with upwards of 150 letters, many of them
containing valuablo intelligence in regard
to tbe strength and position of tbo enemy
From these letters the Geoeral learned
a number of spies at, Nashville and EJge
field, and has bad them arrested., ,..
Baltimore, April 9. Tbe Old Point
boat ba arrived, blie left fort Monroe
about 8 o'clock last night. ' The Merrimae
i eonfideatly expected, witb sevec other
gun-boat oa tbo brat favorablo day. Wetb
ler cold aod foggy.
The Surrender of Island No. 10!
Brilliant Achievment of Gen. Pope!
He Captures Three Rebel Generals, 6,000
Troops, 100 Cannon, and a Great
amount of other Spoils!
Not a Federal Life Lost.
The Rebels Utterly Demoralized and Flying
in every direction!
A special from -New Madrid,' 6(n says
1 .... . . i
Ih CiiirAnclolM hafl ben AnirAirAd with reb
ol batteries on tho Ky. shoro all day, be
tween hero nnd Point Pleasant five places
fortified by rebels havo been discovered, but
are all placed in such n position as to pro
vent an altompt of forces crossing. Tho
Carondolet and our batteries fired sholl
with great precision into tho rebel batteries
and silenced their guns at one point alto
gether. The Confederates aro making
every effort to forlify the Ky. shoro' thor
oughly ; their guns are twenty-four 32't.
Tho Grampus made her appearance once
to day, but did not however come in range.
It is thought that tho Carondolet can eas
ily silonco all rebel batteries whenever nec
essary. Detachments sent ashore from the
Cnrontlolet, spiked tho guns and doslroyed
the enrriages of a rebel battery on tha Ten
nessee shoro opposite Point Pleasant.
On Board the Stm'r D. F. Wilson, )
Island No. 10, April 2d, 1862. J
A most dnring exploit was performed
last night by Col. Roberts and fifty picked
men from his regiment, tho 4 2d Illinois.
Tho night was intensely dark and a pre
vious gale of wind and thunder Btorm pro
vailed. During tho height of tho storm
Col. Roberts aud bis men in five yawls,
managod by a crow from tho gunboats, left
the Benton and with muffled oars and under
cover of the darkness crawled down the
stream in tho direction of the upper bntterv
When within a few rods of it a blinding
flash of lightning glared upon tho water
revealing tho boats to the sentries. They
fired upon our men fivo or b!x shots, the
balls whistling cvorbead and doing no dam
age. They then continently fled back to
the camp, which is located some distanco
to tho renr of tha battery. Our men mado
no replv but pulled tip to tho fortifications,
springing over tho parapot and in throo
minutes timo spiked All the guns, six in
number. Col. Roberts himself spiked a
bugo eigbly-pound pivot-gun. The boat
then returned without a man receiving a
New Madrid, April' 6. At last the
blockade is passed the guaritlot is run
the navigation of the Mississippi proved
possible, in spito of rcbol guns and rebel
fortifications. Tho U. S. gunboat Cnron
delct, Capt. II. Walker, arrived this morn
ing at 1 o'clock, having passed tho fortifica
tions at Island No. 10, and tho battcrios
upon the main land opposite, and now lies
safely moored to the shoro under tho guns
of the upper forts at New Madrid. The
Carondelct left the fleet last evening at
10 o'clock, during a terrific thunder storm,
and having takeu a barge in tow laden with
bay and coal to serve as a protection from
tho enemy's balls, extinguished her lights
put on steam and rapidly sailed down . the
Tho first intimation tho rebels had of the
attempt to run the blockade was tbo fire
which issued from tbe burning chimney ot
the gunboat, nnd immediately it was greet
ed with a shower of balls from infantry
stationed at the upper battery, tbo snmo
which was so effectually spiked by Col.
Roberts. A signal rocket was then sent up,
nnd in an instant tho entire lino of batter
ies were a blaze of flame. Four batteries
on tho Kentucky shore, and one on the
point of tho Island fired in quick succession,
but the Uarondelet passed them ull in sale
ty, and unmindful of tbo leaden and iron
hail which fell around, passed thro'igh the
firey ordeal unhurt. Not a man was injured,
and excepting a few musket balls wbicli
struck tho iron plated sides of the gunboat,
she wns not touched
The floating battery is located three
miles below the Island, and bestowed
parting shower of blnzing compliments as
the Carondolet glided quietly by. J. he
Hollins ram, Manassas, did not open
Officers and men acquitted thomselvos with
admirable courago and fidelity. Owing to
tbo intense darkness, officers could not make
an extensive and satisfactory reconnoisance
of the batteries, but the enemy probably
did las best, iho lire was trcmoudous.
Chicago, April 6. Cairo special to
Post: Daniel Wright, formerly a sailor of
Oswego, arrived bere to-day, baving desert
ed Beauregard s army a week since, says
there are about 60,000 troops at Corinth.
No heavy guns or large works. One regi
ment was under arrest for disloyalty to tho
rebel cause. Their army is represented in
a state bordering on insubordination. In
formant thinks there will be a stampede
Chicago,' April 7. A special to tbe
Tribune from Cairo says tho gun-boat Pitts
burg ran tbe blockade last night nnder
terrific fire from the rebel batteries. ; Four!
tteam transports and fivo barges wero also
got through from Phillips Landing, abovo
tbe Island, to JNew Madrid, by Uol. Bissel
corps of Engineers, under a heavy fire
gunboats, silencing one rebel battery.
A company nnder Capls. Lewis and
Marshall crossed the river at New Madrid
and spiked the guns. Another force took
three other batteries, spiked tho guns, and
threw tbe ammunition into tbo river, nt 11
o'clock, in face of a fire from tbe remaining
rebel batteries. '
Gen. Paine, with four regiments snd
battery of artillery; crossed tbe Mississippi
river to tho Kentucky shore. Subsequent
ly divisions under Oenorals Hamilton ' and
Stanley crossed, also Ges. Granger with
his cavalry. They are now strongly posted
ready for any emergency. '
It is believed bere that forty eight hours
will decide tbe fate of Island 10. :
' ' Chicago, April 8. Tbe Alps arrved
Cairo at eight o'clock this morning, bring
ing Second Master Lord of tho Benton,
with dispatches from Commodore Foole,
announcing tbe surrender to bim at mid
night of tbe entire position, moo, guns and
transport. Tbe number of prisoners
nut yet known, nor tbe amount- of ordin
ance stores. 1 . 1 : - i
To the Secretary of War: '.-'..
: Merriweatiikr's LANDiad, April 8.
Gen. Paine's Division marched to Tipton
ville last night,' and captured Get. Mskall,
formerly Adjutant General U; S. A., bis
staff, and about 2,000 prisoners, from Ar
kansas and Louisiana, and large quantity
of ttores, ammunition, Ac -.
Gen. Pope's movements are a complete
successs. . We move in the direction of Is
land No. 10 in few minute, to capture
all that is Uftv , 4 .
Later. Oen. pope has captured 8 Oon
erals and 000O pi itinera of war, one hund
red fiego guns and several field batteries,
with immense quantities small arms, tents,
wagons, horse, Ac. Our victory is com
plete. Wo bav'nt lost a slnglo man.
H. W. HALLECK.
.. Washington, April . 9. Tho following
was received at tho Navy Department this
Flao-Suip. Benton. . . .1
' Island No. 10, April j
Hon. Gideon Wells, Secretary of the
I have to inform ths Dopartmont that'
since I sent tho telegram last night announ
cing tho surrender to me of Island No. 10,
possession has been taken both of tho Island
ami the works upon the Tenocssoo shoro by
tho gun-boats . and tho troops under com
mand of Gon. Bufort. Seventeon officors
and 308 privates, besides '100 of their sick
and 100 on board the transports, aro in our
bands, unconditionally prisoners of war.
"I have caused a hasty examination to be
made of tho forts, batteries and nmunitions
of war captured. There are eleven earth
works, with 70 heavy cannon, ranging in
calibre from 32 to 100 pounders rifled.
Tho magazines aro well supplied with pow
der, and thcro aro large quantities of shot
and shell and other munitions of war, nnd
also, great quantities of provisions. Four
steamers afloat have fallen into our hands,
and two others, with the rebel gun-boat
Grampus, Arfl suuk, but will bo easily rais
ed. The floating battery of 16 heavy guns,
turned adrift by tha rebels, is said to be
lying on the Missouri shoro, below Now
Madrid. ' . '" ------ -
"The cnomy upon the mainland appear
to havo fled with groat precipitatios after
dark last night, Icftving in many cases half
propnred meals in their quarters, and thoro
seems to havo boen no concert of aclioo bo
tweon tho rebels npon tho Island and those
occupying tho shore, but tho latter fled,
leaving tho former to their fato. These1
works, erected with the highest engineering
skill, are of great strength and with their
natural advantages would havo been impre
gnable, if defended by mon fighting in a
bolter cause. 1 -'
"A combined attack of tho nnvnl and
land forces would havo taken place this P.
M. or to-morrow morning, had not tbo reb
els so hastly abandoned this stronghold.
To mature tho plans of attack, absolutely
required 23 days of preparation.
"Gen. Pope is momentarily expected to
arrive with bis army at this point, ho hav
ing successfully crossed tho river yesterday
under a heavy fire, which no doubt led to
the hasty abandonment of the works.
"I mn unofficially informed that tho two
gun-boats which so gnllnnlly ran the firo of
the rebel batteries a low days sinco, tester
dny attacked and reduced a fort of tho cno
my opposite, dismounting 8 heavy guns.
A. H. FOOTE,
Ou WedtitwJitv, April M, on the East si tie of the
ilver. between the residence of O. H. Fusselman and tbe
A LADY'S I'Utt ULOVtfi. ,
The finder will be suitably rewarded by Waving it at th
othes 01 V. tdgerton or the Journal OUlco.
rcniout, April 11, 1X04. Itwil
TO TOWNSHIP ASSESSORS.
Yon are hereby notified tlmt printed instructions
forTownfthip Ansesnors from Auditor of State, and ths
Assessment Utauks for 18Qi art In tbe liands of tbe Au
ditor for distribution.
OSCAR BALL. Auditor.
Fremont, April 8, lSGs 14w3
New Drug Store.
Dr. E. Dillon 6c Son,
CORDIALLY THANKFUL to friends
Vy and strangers for past favors, sow Invltt their at
tention to a frvmh supply of
The best lanafactured, which tbey will stll
Lower than tho Lowest.
White Lead and Zine,
With a largo stock of
O I JLm & ,
Unsurpssaed In price and quality by any In this market.
We euarantee satisfaction given and MONEY SAVED
oy oayiug wtes arue.es 01 ua.
E. DILLON fe SON..
FREMONT, O., April 11, 18C2.
-yiCTORY ANDJJGIIT. . .
; BEST COAL OIL;
For 35 Cents per Gallon.
At the Old Regulator Hardware Store
CANFIELD t BROTHER.
FREMONT, April 11, USX ; '
o i :ly s
On of our firm Is
NOW IN NEW YORK,
AND WE ARE
" CONSTANTLY RECEIVING
, : LARGE ADDITIONS TO. OVR
:': FORMER ASSORTMENT, ;.
Direct from the Factories
WE ARE CONFIDENT
Jt3T It will be for the interest of all
IN WANT OF HARDWARE
of. ..Ji. , : : i .
.ANY . " .- t;-f j i'i! ' '
DESCRIPTION, , - (,
TO : ' V ". ; -
. . s CALL . i. . , i, ; ,: v :
- ' AT ..... ,.
OLD : ', '
Regulator Store. 1
CANFIELD At HIlOTIIEIt.
FREMONT, April. , 1882..
T KGAI. NOTICE. Solomon Newenr. .
J- er, Ror.h A. Newi owrr. Susan Xtwmr, Mary f..
''"" F-tmM srd Mwwril K.a r,
" .lp.l. rJ ... .
ITrrti... -"'"'"" the mate ol lodlewo, end thoir
tilled that On the artr, to, or April, A . D., elthteealiosr.
dred and ,lly two Frc.leri,, Vwcr ftoT. M
Court of Common rira. In , fr th, ,. ?q.rt."
r "i'i "fi"?!!'? " "" -oT-f"rth dor rtf
Fi'hrnary, A. P.,rMiroe h.mdred and S.rlr-Sre h
NMreowar, rather of tho shoro named defendant ma
tl'rfhto '"J"' "' ,oll""nS describe mmta, to plalw
The west heir of the enuth-ra't quarter of section num.
hor eleven, In tnwn.hip fiumber nve, north of range aura
bar fourteen, containing etffhty acres, more or leaa.
Also, the followhitr otrmr Jrttaevf latid.adlolnlni th
love described trect tnwlt:
Reglmrlne at th nsrth. woat povm or Jt smith-cos
quarter of ths south-east quarter of the south-east quar
ter of section nunilmr eleven, in township number See,
range nnftilwr fourteen! thence running south between
the eaat and woot halve el said sn,h-ast quarter of
Mid ssstlo nnmsor eleven, ten ohstns to post; tbenc
eaatonorhaia to a post; Uience north ten cbslns to
post; tbonce west one chain to the plan of k(lnntng,eo.
talnlng one acre of land more or less.
And that on that day lost aforesaid, Joh Newcomer
and Mary Ann ! wire who hi now desd. eiecutcd a deed
?,r.,,?ld. "'""""led to on so, aa U4 enrol a
deed for that purpoae, but by ml. take the on acr tract
Isftt shove described was omitted.
Sold petition pray that said error and nalatska may he
corrected, and said dee refbruoMl a as to lnct,..i
describe snd convey sntd one nrr of land.
Said defendants Are notited to answer sal petition on
or before tho thirty-first dny of May, eighteen hundred
and staty-two, or satd petition will be taken as ennfeased.
rKr.IT.KMn. H KO Utllf.K,
By Rrjrklsud Ererrtt, htl Attorneys. '
April 5, 1S2. 14wS prrVe7,tS - .
CONSIHT3 of two TulHtilcfd India Rubber Roller-, art
In ftRtronfr UrlTn(pd Iron itnie, and ia Mf-futoning,
malte no slop in not In th way, weislm but 7K lba.,eT
er get out of order, will Irtnt for yritri nrvcr raits, or io
Jure tbe clot hen, or hooks ntl err, bolting water does
not (mure it. makes the clothe drver. and leares them In
better condition to dry, than when wrung by hand, mtm
three-fourth i of the time aod labee of wringing clothes,
and can be used by a child. Wnrmritetf as shore describ
ed, or money returned. Just tbo thing for ladles who
have poor hfaith anil weita wriitts., rnco jo, oenvereu.
Liberal discount to tho trade," Agents wanted, snd
rights for pale In Sandusky, Huron, OUowa, Senses, Uaa
cork and Wood Cotinti.
Kostorla, April 3, 186!. W. l.UftT.
AND PLASTER AND
A kron Water Mine, ,
Oswego Water Lime,
White Pen i quo tar Plaster, at 36 cents per 100 weight In
Eastern Gray Plaster $1,10 per barrel.
Korsale at tha dock of tho Fremont Warehouse Com
pany. -,. . K. AMSUfciN, Agent.
r remont, Apr it , iotz. jaw-
"XriXTTVTTT Will be soM at the residence
V Vi IN U U JTJ t the subscriber la Rice tn.,
Siwitiuaky county, phio on .... ..
Saturday, the 19tb dny of April,
commencing at 10 o'clock in the fereaoow, th following
properle to wi
4 Homes; 6 Mules; 2.1 head of Steers from three to (It
yenrsold; several Cows, Htieep and Hogs, Vanning
Utensils; Household and Kitchen Furniture. 1
Horse Power Broom Scraper, Machine and
Press. 4 Guns. Orer 100 Musk rot Traps, and
event 1 Boats; together with a large lot of y
stuff which will be exhibited at I he sal.
TKKMS. Six monthscredit will be given on a.l sums
orer$3; under $3 cash. Motes with approved security to
executed before the removal of property.
Ric township, April 4,162. ISaS
ALL persons aro hereby notified not to
trust LUCRKTIA HI CK, on my aeconnt, as 1 will
not pay sny debts of her contracting.
March 31, 18A2. 13w3
EXHIBIT of tbo receipts and disbure
menta nf the encorporated village of Fremont, from
April 1st 1S01, to April l.t 12:
Received of ths county Treasurer.. ..$2,00 3
Borrowed of Jacob Strohl 600 00
S. Hirchard 40 00
Received for Show Llceuae ...... 22 00
C. H. Uurdick auction license, pr e'tg 13 00
ii. siorion, uo o o oi
Tutsi amount of Receipts ......13,228 TS
Pd snndry persons for lAbor..... ..,.$1,410 8i
1. M. Heeler, printing .......... 90 oa
K. K. HaSord, repairs on hose cart.... 8 II
J. Sting.stons for crossings....... .... - Mil , A
Itno Quilter, stotte. gravel, live, kt 181 73 .
I'hilin Ifcinv. nlank for crossings, ke MIS
June k Curtis, repr'g tools, engine, Ao. 1, fid . . '
J. I. Moore, renr'g tools, 11. I,. Truck 1138
Kremont Uss Light C'ompnny Street
Ismns snd Knuine Ilouss ... 47 05
Stephenson k Co., (ias pipes in Rngin ,
Houss and Mcctlon Itoom. ....... zs 70
T. W. Krebs, services as Recorder.... 45 00
Wm. Nvce, Street Coui'rand Marshal. 208 41
Curtis noatwick, Uss Fixtures Elec
tion Room and Engine Houss..... 1 60
Pftor Strolil, csah borrowed and tut.- 579 17
I. R. Anisdcn. wster lime... 33 ?
Sundry persons, assistant marshals... ' 44 Of) '
Kowley a Ellis, hrlrk 0 00
I,. Leppelnian, sundries ...... 8 00
Matthias Smith, Grave Yard aertlees.. 8 00
Roberts Sheldon, bill of sundries.... 3 80
S. Bucktaud, do 3 14
C. R. McCulIoeh, do 81
Theo. f'lspp, do 10 00
D. llct's tCnn do 1
CanfiuM At Brother. do 78
Amount ol debts of 100 paid S70 00
Total amount of orders issned ...
D. W. KRF.nS, Recorder.
Fremont, April 1, 1802. 23g
...... ..$3,201 II
STOVES ci STOVES
WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED OUR
8PHINO BTOOK O?
-.- , i 1 1 ,. i ,. : . '-..-
Watch ws will Mil at PRICES to SUIT TBE TIKES.
Also great variety of
Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper Ware,
TUBS, PAILS, WASH-BOARDS,
Clothes, Market and Dinner JBaskets,
FRENCH STEW-PANS, AC.
All kinds of
Tin and Copper Job Work,
Eave-Trotigli, Roofing, Smoke-Stacka,
CtilauurY-lopa, Ac, s dowe en SHORT SOTICE .
A good assortment f . '. ,v J '
Alway od hand.
Rags, Old Iron, Copper and Brass,
Taken In Exchang for Work or Ooods.
THOMPSON & SPICER
Opposite Baaktcuj House Blrchard, Wilson k Miller.
FREMONT, April i, 1862..
-vUINN'S CELEBRATED KENNETT
w, Stook and present use Ale,
at Cleveland prices, with sddTiinn of freight. By th bar
rel or half barrel. Alan, ON KHAf f, at
Fremont, May 24, lbdl. THEO CLAPPS.
HOWARD ASSOCIATION, Philadel
phia for (As .. ef le Sift mmd
fasfs1 a-tlA Ktrsfswl I
a caroass m'-'i i
fy wueasss mt MS osawos in-a-aae.
Medical Adv les given Orslis by th Acting Surgeon.
Valuabls Reports en Spermatorrhoea or Seminal Weak
ness, and other Diseases of the Seiual orgaas, and on th
Nc Ktmsdi.s employed io th Dispensary, scat 1 saai-
.d rrf'ivtix howAxoh, :
Syl No. 2, South N inth Street, PhiiadclphU, F,
THE subscriber respectfully Informs th. Inhabitants of
Frcmout and vicinity that h is prepared to bind
Maoaeihss, Rb-bind Old Books, oVc,
la moat substantial styls. AU Work WARRANTED.
Call and ssaiuin my work.
Room East on of tbo ViMri Ofac, third story T
Baoklaod's Block. i. f MsARDLI.
Fremont, March It, 181.