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ISAAC TVX. XIX333Xi3:a, Editor.
Friday, April 18, 18M.
The 72d Regiment in Battle.
Whew the M)r the Pittsburg battle first
reached here, nil of ewreltlsens waited with nz
Ion solicitude to hear how the T3d rwidiKted
Ibxlf la battle, and who would he fulled npea
ta mourn for loot relatives end friends. The first
hews was that Co). Bucldsrtd s Itrigsde had
been taken by surprise a aa'elork l thamora
Infc, while many of lha mew Wera Mill sleeping,
otHers preparing their breakfast, and were ter
ribly etlt to pleres,
This waa indeed nad news, and every one (par
ed for the worst. But what nm next wa still
'wore. A correspondent bf the Chicago Tri
oa, writing from the aeon of tiattle, charged
that several Ohio Regiment, Including the 79d,
allowed an "me-nmmhlt want nf rflHmry," Impu
ting eowarjiee to them, and that the T2d, "after
firing one or two round, fled. Thia was a
Berfcct dsmier upon our Joval people. Face
were as long as they were at the Bull Run dis
aster. Tha general remark of those who had
friends In the regiment was, that they would
sooner hear that they were dead than that they
fled. But this depression of spirits did not Inst
long. Some acouted at the report, while all
aald they should wait for further newa. They
had not long to wait, for next morning's mai
brought the Cleveland Herald, containing the
account of Mr. Treat, who was an eye-witness
ta what ha relates. The reader will 6nd this
aeeount In another column. Thus, the regiment
was completely exonerated from the lying char
area of this correspondent.
We add the following in behalf of the bra
Tery and soldierly bearing of the 73d, commu
nicated by an officer in Mnj. Gen. Lew. alia
ea'a Division, to the Cincinnati Gazette:
"On Sunday morning, our forces along the
whole line were attacked simultaneously. J he
57th, 70th, Stb, 73d, 46th Ohio and Glh Iowa,
occupied the advance of tha right and centre;
and, they behaved themselves nobly.
Tha 48th. Col. Sullivan, and 73d, Col. Buck-
land, fought like veterans for twa hours and a
half, being exposed to tne muaueiry oi mree
. regiments of Infantry, and tho fire of one bat-
tarv of artillery. To the 48th is placed the cred
it of killing Gen. Johnson, who waashotbya
member of company K. while leading a charce.
Ool. Sullivan had an arm shattered by a musket
ball, and Captain Warner waa killed. These
troop in tha edvanae wera all green recruits.
and bed never oetore neen in engagement; out
one would have supposed them veteran soldiers
from their eoolneas ana Draverr. i ne ngnnng
continued a nana ted Sunday, and Ohio was rep
resented, and creditably too, during the whole
If any thing further was wanting to contro
vert the statement of the lying whelp of the
TrUmnt, it ia furnished by the loss of about one
tenth of the entire regiment, and a still greater
proportion of the regiment which was actually
engaged. It ia very seldom that so large a loss
is sustained in an action as this, although many
regiments in this battle suffered worse than the
72J. All honor to our gallant boys.
Lath- Colonel Buckland in a letter to Mrs.
B., received yesterday noon, speaking of bis
. "We held our position for over two hours, and
antil all tha rest of the line had been driven
back, and wa were ordered to fall back. The
72d haa covered itself with glory."
Killed and Wounded, of the 72d Regiment.
Below will be found the names of all the
killed and wounded of the 73d Eegiment, at the
battle of Pittsburg, that have reached us:
Kiliid. Lt CoL Canficld.
- Capt. Michael Wegstein, Co. H.
. woextve, ax ix mouxd citt hospital.
Company D John Bean, John Carbaughand
Company E Isaaa Hoffinsn.
Company G Henry Lewing, and Walker
Company K Edwin Beach.
IX HOSPITAL AT FADCCAH.
Company U Sam. Vorhees, Fred. Frank.
Company K Thomas Higgins.
Company H Fred. Frauk.
-, IK CIXCIMXATI.
Company B Serg't Jamea Richey.Serg't H.
5. Barney, Corporal Z. S. Farrand and Win. H.
Company E Corporal O. J. Harris, Emanuel
Fiuk.Wm. Buffington, Corporal John Lodge.
Company G Corporal Wm. H. McEnally and
Company K John J. Dugati.
Company I Joseph Smith. "
, .taxbm paiBomas at thk ckcmt.
Surgeon John B. Rice, Assistant Surgeon
Cheater A. Buckland, of Company B, wound
ad in the leg.
- 1st Lieut. Gilford, of Company A, wounded
in tbe aiioulder, and several others, principally
wounded soldiers, whose name have not. been
Major Leray Crockett waa taken prisoner on
Friday, previous to the battle.
. A hitter from Cap. C. G. Eaton, to hia wife
la Clyde, states the loss of Company A, at 4
killed, 13 wounded, and threes-William Weeks,
S. K. Dwightand Edwin Reynolda missing.
. . A telegraphic despatch from Dr. h. Q. Haw
on at Cincinnati, to hia wife, coot si as the fol
lowing: "Eugene Rawson ia well. Lt Gilford
badly wounded in the shoulder; several others
lightly wounded or nick. Jacob Deualerdead."
" By the politeness of M. T. Bean, of tha Jre
tmger, we are permitted to copy the following
CINCINNATI, April 16, 1862
M. P. Bsax: C. Whitmans, Jacob Furry
are dead. Win. A 11 a dangerously wounded.
Thar are eisrhtv-tlirea killed, wounded and
musing of the VM rosimont, which I learn from
( We think then asms should read C. Wit'
mer and Jacob H. Furny.J
A dispatch received by Dr. Harkneea of Belle
vua froja Quarter njaster Uaxkoesa ol Lha 73d,
states that himself aqd Cot K. P. Buckland ars
oats and welL
' A correspondent of the Cincinnati Qajutt
stales that tha lorn ot the 73d ia, killed, woun
ded and mining, abaut aoa hundred. '
Latxb,. -Dr. Rawson telegraphed 8. Buck
land front Cincinnati, yesterday afternoon:
"The following wounded are here; Asa Beay
ton, i. J. Uaruee, B. T. Baker, U. Johnson, A.
Coons, J. Gray, i. Cangto aoj J. Vattenoa.
1 will hitat tlieaa up auU report tba bad rssws,"
Lieut A. H. tice, just re
ports thnt Snrcwiii Kice nnd Chester A, Bock
land, are not prisoners. Our wounded prison
ia were mostly recaptured.
For a full list of killud and wounded, sea the
ktler from our cornnpoiidciit on the next ptge.
from Baltimore to the WWo ex-
'. opinion that Maryland will aceept
o..i .'.iiuiion" proposition- of the Presi-
ii nv; "'tne ereat iwnt gained ta, that
ponle. talk i
lout, and discuss tha subject of
i hull tiu-y have not dona lor UU
lieve wa hsvei't been'.ippedsiucediu
nl Mr. Wil'iII ti.e oiUrr iky m sn se-
cj'u. .ii.i e wbG n ked linn the n:a. llut the
jit rtii.i-r h:HtJ of the CoiitVih'rnte hi-iiiiiif
at Wiuh :..ievlhat very afternoon before he took
Uj, though proluMy iut bnloru hetovkadriuk.
Slavery Abolished in the District.
I Tha bill for the immediste aholisliment of Sla
very In the District of Columbia, haa passed
both Houses of Congress by an sffirmotiv vote
of more than two-thirds in either brsurh:
Henate Yeaa 39; Nays 11. Hiruse Yeas 93;
Every Republicsn member of either House,
who was present when the vote waa taken, vo
i Messrs, Brown and Sheffield of Rhode Is
land, who wera elected to the Hon so on tho
Bprague ''Union ticket" iu opposition to Repub
licans both voted YA.
Mesara. Thomas of Massachusetts, and Har
rison of Ohio who were elected to the House
ns conservative Republicans on Union tickets
both voted Ye a. i. -(.
Mr. Fisher of IVlaWare who was elected to
the House by tbe anited vote of the Bell-Ever-ett
Unionists and tho Republicans voted Yxa.
Messrs, English and Loomia of Conn. who
were elected to the House aa Democrat voted
Yka. (They had probably heard from the re
cent Connecticut Election.)
Messrs. Edward Hatght and Moses F. Odell,
of New York, elected as Democrats both vo
Me.urs. Warren P. Noble and Vallandigham,
from Ohio, elected as Democrats, both Toted
Nat. But as nothing better was excetcd from
these worthies, nobody is disappointed.
Of tha thirty-eight Democratea from the Free
States, but twenty -one nr. id No to this bill.
The telegraph states that the President has
signed the bill, and that it ia now a law. No
more Africau Slavery ia the District of Colum
bia I Well, the world does move.
Retrenchment in Ohio.
The auditor of state, Mr. Tayler, has msde an
elnlmrate report to tha Legislature, showing
a'here retrenchment may be made in state, emia
ty aud township taxes, and he appends these es
timates as the result ot such reduction:
nnerl rtrtnus ......... f,TM,Mft S5
Hrliool fond z. 17M37
Conntj purposes.. .......... ........... 141,4.rl 60
BrHmi " Uti.tM IS
Building " 83.11 eft
Rod " SM,.T28 t
Poor leS.Oli 4S
prelxlUtlneladinf roluDtnrWTT A,-U,S t
Tuwnhlp Ui S0.4f. It
Local rbool tax Sol, '.MS II
Citr soil rillsK tuu." S4M41 41
Tout - a,m,a2 at
The Legislature should not fail to cut down
apprnpriationa and tires to at least mutch tno
above estimate. The Federal levy of taxes
must necessarily be very heavy, and state, coun
ty, city, village and township expenses should
be largely retrenched in order to enable the loy
al people to bear the burden the war fur the Un
ion has imposed upon them. lwe(otul iieraia.
It seems to us that there might be many thou
sands of dollars saved to the Treasury of Ohio,
if the Legislatora now in session, were to pay at
tention to the Constitution of the state, and not
in violation of that instrument, vote to have an
extra session. Whle talking about retrench
ment, permit us to ask how much haa it cost the
state by the Legislature adjourning over for
three days every two or three weeks? hy
cannot our Legislative wisdom coriect such
abuses and prevent the squandering of the peo
ple's money? Wherever retrenchment can be
made let it be dune.
The following table shows tbe of
members assigned to each State, according to
the apportionment bill just passed:
1850 '601 1850 '60
Alabama . ..
Ark tuttu. ......
6Michlsn 4 ft
81 Minnesota 2
ajNew Hampshire .... a
4 New Jersey 6
1 New York 32
1 North Carolina S
T Ohio 21
S'Rhode lulann 2
I Soslh Caroliua
6j Virginia..... .......13
lows ......... .,
Kan mm .......
Kentucky .... .
B1 Total 218 241
I . .
Tbia table is interesting as showing the rapid
Hue of the Northwestern Statea in power and in
fluence. Illinois, Iowa,' Missouri, Michigan
and Wisconsin, all gain largely in their repre
sentations. ' The older Free States lose or bare,
lv maintain their old proportion. Of the South'
ern States, me only ones mni gam are lcxsa,
Arkansas, and Louisiana. South Carolina's
representation has fallen to four members two
leas than tha young free State of Iowa.
The returns of the Connecticut election aro
all in but two small towns, which can hardly
give a dozen majority either way. Bucking
ham, Republican Union Governor, has 9.004
majority. Senate, 21 Republican Union to
Democrats. House, 181 Republican Union to
56 Democrats; 1 to be heard from. Bucking
ham'a majority is about 7,000 larger than it was
By the way, tha Mtttngtr does not appear to
have heard that elections have been held iu
New Hampshire and Connecticut.
Last week's JrWseaow occupies over a column
in endeavering to show that the squelching out
of the "straights" in thia Township and Cor
poration, at the late election, wasn't much of a
defeat after all. It puts us in mind of the story
of the old sinner and Noah in the time of the
flood, which vans in tbia wise: After it had been
raining several days, and the highest hills were
covered with, water, one of Roan's neighbers
waa standing on a high knoll near the ark, with
the water up to hia chin, begging Noah to take
him in. Noah told him that he could not, that
it waa contrary orders. "Well," replied the ap
plicant, "go ta thunder with your old boat, it
aint much of a shower any way I" .
Tbe St. Doute Democrat of the 8th says
the electioa of the day previous was com
plete triumph of the Union ticket in city
and county ; do man with tbe smoll of se
cession on his garments wm elected.
Gone Clean Over.
The I loo. Wm. 8. Groesbeck voted yes
terday the arboU Republican ticket. Cn
' Sensible man. When a few more such
men as Gboxsbec leave your old hulk
a party what will become of you f Ton
re fast sifting down to the vallandigham
type. When yon get to that yon will be
ailing under your true colors.
Assistance for the 72d Regiment.
A meeting was held at Bipchard Hall on
the evening of the 10th, ta consider tha propriety
of aaadme; easaataaaa to tha 7 2d Hegieaeot
Aflax eaaoa iatarchaaga of opinions, the meet
ing concluded to send Dr. St. Clair and Major
Beach to the aeeoa of the battle, to render such
aid aa they cool J, and report what further as
aiatanea waa needed. If any. They left tha
same evening on tha 11 o'clock train, since
which time they havs not been heard front.
Dr. h. Q. Rawson left tha next morning for
Cincinnati, where be Will render such surgical
and medical aid toour wounded soldiers brought
there ss may be required.
The Ladies' Soldier Aid Society also forwar
ded a large box of Hospital Stores, and other
oevesrwry articles fin- the resrunent.
- Tha Hoc:ety also sent a similar box to the
d'h Ohio Regimental Winchester.
The President's recommeodation for thanks-
giiug in vuw oi UM lale naiiunsJ victories, waa
duly observed by our churches en Sunday.
From the Cleveland Herald.
THE BATTLE OF PITTSBURG LANDING.
7'Aa Bctmtf-Seeontt (Mw in the ffnhlA Tr
ribU Vomhat Death e I.utM. CM. CanfiHA,
All th accounts of lha terrihU strtirjfvlo
at PiUsdurff Landing hitherto ptiblibol
CODsist merely of a crnnaral view of the bat
tle and its results, without giving details of
the experiences of individual regiments.
From Mr. Charles Treat, who waa with the
72d Regiment, "nd brought borne to Me
dina the body of hia brother-in-law, Lieut.
Col. Canfiold of that regimont, killed in ilia
first (lav's battle, we. bavo joblaitied tome
interesting particulars of tbe, prominent i
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suaro lakon by tba 72a Xtegimont in lue
desperate slrngglo of Sunday morning.
The 72d was chiefly raised in Sandusky
eonnly, with a part of a company from Mo
dina. It was commanded by Col. Ralph
P. Buckland of Fremont, with Lieut. Col.
Herman Canfiold of Medina, and Major
Leroy Crockett, of Tiffin, Col. Buckland
had been promoted to the position of Act
ing Brigadier General, which left Lieut.
Col. Canfield in command of tho regiment.
On the Friday previous to the battle Major
Crockett fell Into tho hands of the enemy,
leaving Lieut. Col. Canfiold tho only
The capture of Major Crockett was effec
ted under tbe following circumstances: On
Friday morning he took the regiment out
to drill on tho parade ground about a mile
from (ho enmp. He was unarmed at the
timo, no enemy being supposed lobe near.
Whilst drilling, firing was hoard in the di
rection of the pickets, and the regimont was
taken out to the picket line. About fifteen
or twenty rebel cavalry wcro in sight, who
retreated slowly, followed by Co. H, led on
by Major Crockett. At a short distance
they met a body of ab Ait two hundred
rebel cavalry, and the company at once
drew up in line and commenced firing.
Acting Ungadier tieneral Buckmnd at tins
moment camo up to tho regiment and or
dered Companies A and B to (he relief of
Co. H; Col. CHtibold also came up wilb
about a hundred and fifty cavalry. The
relieving forco were met by another body of
rebel cavalry woo engaged Co. ii. Alnjor
Crockett was riding from Co. H to Co, B,
accompanied by four privates, when body
of rebel cavalry swept down upon him and
took the privates prisoners. Three of tho
privates were secured, but tbo tourtb escap
ed by getting behind a tree, although not
until he was woundod by a pistol shot in
the neck. Major Crockett attempted to
escape, but the rebels closed on him, firing
all the time. When last seen he had fall
en forward on the neck of his horse, with
the rebels closing in on him. A rebel pris
oner, taken afterwards, said that his captain
had I old him they had taken tbo Major
prisoner and started mm off to the rear.
He is therefore probably alive, and' perhaps
THE POSITION ON SUNDAY MORNING.
On (he west side of the Tennessee is a
small creek, which rising somewhere in the
direction of Corinth, flows near tho Tennes
see above Pittsburg and then makes a sweep
to the west, returning to the river and empt
ying into it below Pittsburg Landing. Tbe
road from tho Landiug strikes out in a west
erly direction until nearly reaching tbe
creek, when it turns more to the south and
crosses tho creek in the direction of Corinth.
The stream is generally fordablo. but a coup
le of bridges had been built hy men under
the charge of VJol. tjannekl, over which a
portion of our troops wore to cross when
the expected march on Corinth should tnke
place. Along each side of the road between
the Landing and tho creek were stationed
numerous regiments. Tbe 72d Ohio with
the 70lh Ohio, Col. Cockerell, and the 48th
Ohio, Col. Sullivan, forming Buckland's
Brigade of Shormnn's Division, were station
ed on the north side of tbe road, the 7 2d
being directly opposite tho elbow formed by
tho road in turning towards the Landing.
The 40th Illinois, Gth Iowa, and another
regiment were beyond tbo 72d, and at the
rear, on the morning of the fight was a de
tachment of Illinois Cavalry, sent to take
the placo previously occupied by a detach
ment of tbe 5lu Ohio Uavalry. Auckland s
Brigade was not supported by any other
troops in the rear. The camp was in an
"oak opening," and towards the front and
sides wero thicker woods.
Early ou Sunday morning scattering fir
ing was beard in the direction of Prentiss'
Division, which soon camo nearer. Shortly
before eight o'clock the 70th Ohio was call
ed out, formed in line and advanced firing.
The 7 2d immediately formed inline in front
of its camp and advanced toward the creek.
They had marched about twenty rods to tbo
brink of a hollow when they saw the ene
my s infantry not twenty rods distant. Oil
ing the ravine and coming down over the
opposite ridge. They had crossed the ereek
on tbe bridges built for tbe march of our
army, and came in unobserved on our forces.
The opposing forces immediately drew up
in line of battle fronting each other, and
about twenty rods distance, and commen
ced a heavy fire of musketry.
The execution was murderous. , At
every volley our men foil In numbers, snd
tbe effect on the enemy was at least equally
great. The wounded, as fast as they full,
were taken to the rear of the regimental
camp and placed on bay that bad been
hastily slrewn on the ground for (heir re
ception. Seventy -five of the severely woun
ded of the 72d were counted by Mr, Treat
thus lying soon after (bo fight had commen
ced. Tbe numerous dead lay as tbey full.
For more than three quarters of an hour
thia desperate conflict, continued, the firing
being aa rapid as the men could load and
fire. - Neither side gave any sign of retir
ing, botb-partiea fighuug with desperation.
At the end of that time tbe firing ceased
on both . sides aad the enemy ' fell back for
mere ammunition. Tha 7 2d stood their
ground and during the ceesalion of hoatili
lies were furnished with fresh supplies of
- After rest of about fifteen minutes the
enemy again came up to close quarters, and
this timo with a vastly increased force.
The struggle was short but desperate. Col.
Cau field, of the 72d, fell about the close of
the first attack, and the regiment was loft
without a fiflld officer. ' Under these dis
heartening circumstauces,end pressed npon
by an overwhelming and constantly increas
ing force, the regiment fell back slowly, face
to the foe, and steadily firing on them, tak
ing (heir wounded with them. On rtach
ing the line of tents there was an attempt
ui maae a sianu, out win cnviuy . were ia
too groat number, and the retreat was slow
ly kept tip until reaching tbe ground about
midway between the camp aud tne creek
in its rear.
Hera the 7 2d was joined by the 4Atb Illinois,
Snd the two refflinenu fought desperately thro'
nt the day. hoktint; the enemy at bay uutll
about 4 o'clock iu the afiatruoou, wheat posi
tion became unteuabla and our lurea ratreatad
across the ereek ia tbe direction of the Tenoes.
TL. tlJ t,,ml,l n.l.r .li...1t.l..,.. '
but nei,her7,tfieera nor men flinched amomi.t
Tho stroll was long and desperate, and the j
regiment was badly cut up. Our informant i
could g'it st no correct estimate of the killed
ami wounded, hut the list will be undoubtedly
mournfully large. Of the share taken by the
regiment in tha Mondny'a fight he could not
speak, not being with them at. that time, but
with their field officers gone, severnl of their
Company officers and men scattered and cut off
from joining the regiment, and a large list of
killed and wounded, it is prohablo that the 73d
did not take a prominent part in the fight of
CAPTURE OF THE WOUNDED.
when the reeimenl was eoiiWUed
down to the rear of the camp, out of the inline
diate danger of the storm of bullets. Quarter
master llarknesa, of Bellevne, was hi advance
on, horseback. Asiney onierouiue ravine mey
were cut off by a body of rebel infantry, and
the whole train and Its escort taken prisoners,
yunilermnster Ilurkuess, lreing in advance, nnd
mounted, probably escaped, as he was not seen
with the prisoners coDdirclea on Hie neia. 1 lie
names and the number ot the wounded thus la-
ken prisoners are not known, but among them
were private David Kaul, brother of the As
sistant Burgeon, private Chester A. Buckmnd,
of Co. B, wounded in the leg, 1st. Lieut Gifford,
Co. A, wounded in tlio shoulder. Uapt. weg
stein, of Co. H, was killed by a ilinie ball,
which struck under the chin and passed out
through tbe top of tbe head.
i , . ...
from before thssupenor force ol tne eiiumy.mo
wounded were placed in wagons, and, sccom-
panied by Surgeon Kieo, Assistant Hurgwn
kaul-whohnd bee, "-
K'ine lh d,r;Tnr;:or"ll!wZt
FALL OF LIEUT. COL., CANFIELD.
During the first fight with the enemy,
Colonel Catifield continually rodo up and
down the line of hia regimont, cheering on
his men. Just at the close of tho first fight,
as he was in the act of turning to ride back
along the line, a Minie ball entered hia
breast throttch tho nclit arm hole of tne
rest, passed along the wholo breadth of
the breast, brcnkine: tbe bono alonir the
wholo distance:, ponotratinij the right lung,
and then passed out on tho loft side, tear
ing a ghastly hole. He fell from bis horse,
and was carried to tho rear by sorao of the
men, who placed him on some hny strewn
in the rear of the Field Officer's tent. Mr.
Trent joined him and assisted the surgeons
in examining the wound. Captain Enlon,
who was loo sick to participate in the Mo
tion, assisted in tbo examination, borne
lint was placed on the wound. He lay ap
parently dead until Mr. Treat poured some
brandy and water into bis mouth, when he
opened his eyes and said with difficulty:
''Right lung: bleeding inwardly." As soon
as the retreat was commenced ho was
placed on a stretcher and taken by Mr.
Trent, tho Serct. Major, and two privates.
into the ravine. They followed tho line of
tho ravine amid a hail storm of bullets that
rattled all around them m til a gully was
reached that partially protected them.
Here they were joined by 2d Lieut. Fisher,
of Co. B, who had been separated from his
Company in the retreat. Finding they
wcro cut off from their regiment by tho en
emy, the little party followed tho gully to
the creek, which they forded at one place,
crossed at another place on a log, nnd on
another on a temporary bridge, wading
through mud until the bank of the Tonnes-
see was reached, about three miles above
n v j: tt l . -ii
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nlffht, which was pitch v dark, in a storm
of wiud, rain, thunder and lightning.. Mr.
Treat and his companions kept the rain off
tho woundod Colonels face by holding out
a blanket over biro all night. On this, and
throughout the two terrible days, Mr. Treat,
who is quite young, showed a bravery, do
votion nnd thoughtfulness that conld not
About fifty meu of various regiments, must of
theiu sick snd wounded, were on the river hank
all night, having escaped from the battle-field.
Luot. lihnu and Uapt. .baton, ot the lUil, were
there with about 20 men, nil they could find of
their companies. They had been cut off from
their regiment and retreated in the direction of
Crump s Landing. 1 he 2d lieutenant ol Com
pany I, Dounell, was also there.
Iu the morning Col. Cnnfield was taken to
Crump's Lauding and placed on board the Tost
Hospital llont, where his wound was dressed.
Alsmt noon he became partially unconscious,
slid died at nearly 7 o'clock on lomlity evening.
Before he became unconscious he inquired re
peatedly iu relation to the progress of the fight,
and once madithe remark: ' I have faced the en
emy aud foil." A little before his death Mr.
Treat informed him that we had won the victo
ry, when he Hligblly raised his hand, a if to
snow that ho understood.
Mrs. Canfield had been stopping at Paducah
and came up in the steamboat 1 . J. I'attin with
her little boy intending to give her husband a
pleasant surprise. After passing Crump'sLand
inr Monday evening she learned that her hus
band was there dangerously wounded. On
reaching Pittsburgh Landing she forced her way
throurh all ouattclea and obtained an entorvjpw with
Gen. Grant, who In eftnairfiacnce sent bark the iteamer
with desnntchM to that Mri. Canftpld ahuuM reach her
boahaod without delay. Bae arrived four hnura alter hia
eVath. The body waa placed In a metallic onffln, and
brought home to Medina. Mrl. Canfield ileaired particu
lar mention made, nf the kindness ahown her In her aflllo
tlns by Cot. Noble, eotnnaandlns tha Pont Hnnpital St Pa
aooan; uen.rnrnnpt, ni iniro; Major muennur, oi uen.
MoClellaa'a Stall, but now with thearmy of the Wet;and
Mr. Eiwne Greenli'af,of Bt. Louis.
Col. CanSeld left hia leeat tmslneas In Medina and en
tered the service because be thought bis eouotry needed
blra. He waa bolo-ed by bis wen. ana in bailie allowed
that be possessed undaunted oourmoe. Inaletter written
to hia wife just one week previous to bla death, he said,
MhVfnre another week closes, the traredy may liare been
concluded and victory crown our efforts ta our righteous
careen I am eonndent In Providence that we sliall be vic
torious. All that I can aay for wtystilf Is that 1 hone sod
trust in God to do my duty, snd my whole duty. I would
much rather sill in battle than prove reerasat to my
trust.' lie was s rellfpous rnxa. a communicant of the
Eni-ennal Church, and on Ills death bed eipresaed sn
abiding trust ia Lite Redeemer, and said "A Christian need
not fear to die." His last words were messages of love to
his family snd Mends, sod a request that his body should
be taken ta Medtaa tor iatemaat. Hs waa a years of
age when he (ell.
Gov. Tod to Ohio Soldiers.
. Columbus, April 1 3. Dispatch to Ohio
troops care of Gen. Halleck, Pittsburg
Landing: ; ; .
To th Ohio loidien ngagtd in th$ recent
great bailie near Pittsburg Landing:
In behalf of tbe loyal citiiens of the
State you love so much, I tender their profound
thanks for tha gallantry, courage aud
endurance yon have displayed.
- Thank God, from the beat information
in our possession, we are able to claim that
Ohio's sold lore all did their duty.. Those
yet in the field we are saoguine will avenge
tbe death of their brave eonvrade who fell
on tbe 6th and 7th. On, then, gallant vol-
vnteers of Ohio, and win new laurels for
our Stale. With one heart, the friends yon
left at born are eareing, as Ohio mothers,
wives and sinters, father and brother know
how to earn for (heir tick and wounded
husbands, sons and brothers. ' ' '
(Signed) DAVID TOD, Governor.
Care of the Ohio Wounded.
COLUMBUS, April 13.
I am most tianDT to announce to the rel'
lives and friends of tbe Ohio forces euiriigoj
in the recent great battle near Pillbburg
Landing, that tho most ample and complete
arrangements have been made for the care
of tbe wouuded. Tbey will be promptly
removed on steamboats to Cincinnati, where
ample hospital accomodations have been
provided, Tho boat will commence arriv
ing to-morrow,. : Committees appointed to
look after tbe sick and wounded are ad via.
d to await their arrival at Cincinnati.
DAVID TOD, Governor.
Th weather Lt beautiful. , Tba wain HMD of
yesterday was timely and acceptable.
From Pittsburg Landing.
y.-, - "i..i..K-,
'Hardee, Bragg, Chentham, Sidnoy John-
rgofl) Rnj Uushrod Johnson, tho rebel Pro-
visional Governor of Konlucky,' and a few
Cher gentleman. Tho following policy was
Kiv Ynns-. Anril 1 4 . A .
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of lh8 '"''"'r" "'T"rer, afr l,oinff
caplnted by the rebols at I itlsUurg Land,
ing, and afterward escMd, bat arrived at
Cairo.' llo atatcs our lona as 4000 killed
and 1 2,000 wounded. Tbe battle lasted 1 2
hour and a half on Suridny and eight hour
on Monday, We captured nil but two or
throe of their cannon, including the famous
Washington artillery of New Orleans.
Chicago, April 14. Special to the
Journal from Cnirosaya: Beauregard callod
a council of war of all the best rebel tree
'eraHboforo the battle of Pilfberg. There
fixed on. If they bent us they would fol
low up nnd drive us north as far possible.
If beaten, they would wuudrnw tbeir forces
from the Border States, and make des
perate stand in tho Gulf States.
Van Dorn did not reach Corinth till tbo
fight was over. It is now believed by per
sons Intosl from I'lttsburg, that the rebel
force in action was sixty fivo thousand.
Tho Ninlh Illinois regiment could count
but 200 cffi-clive mon on Monde.y morning;
fcloventli Illinois, 45, and 12th Iowa but
17. Gentlemen from Pittsburg, report the
wounded well provided for iu transports
and barracks. No baltlo was expected for
some days, as heavy rains had made tho
roads impassible tor nrlillory and wagons.
St., Louis, April 15. Several gontle-
men connected with tho army at Pittsburg
arrived here yesterday. Among them is
Unpt. L,Bgow, of Uen. Uranls btalt, who is
bearer of Ocn. Grant's official roport of the
battle at I'lttsburg. 1 bey left tbe array
on Friday night.
Gen. Halleck arrived at Pittsburg on
rnday and immediately assumed command
of the army : -
Gen, Grant in his official roport estimates
our loss at 1,500 killed and 3,500 wound
ed. Tho loss of the enemy in killed nnd
left on tho field is greater than ours in
wounded. An estimate cannot bo made,
as many roust have been sent to Corinth.
fhe loss of arlilllory was great, many pieces
being disabled by the enemy's shot, some
losing all their horses and many men. Not
loss than 200 horses wero killed.
Cincinnati, April 15. The Commer
cial has information from a reliable man
who left tho battle ground on Thursday
evening. lie estimates our loss in killed
1,200 to 1,500; wounded 3,500 to 4,000,
and missing 2,500. The rebels lost more
killed than we did, and notso many wound
ed. About 1,000 unwounded rebel prison
ers were takon, and up to tbo time ho left
2,200 rebels bad been buried.
The rebel army has its outposls at the
foot of Pea Ilidgo, extending eight miles
from Corinth. Tho advance of tho Federal
troops are eight miles from Pittsburg, leav
ing a spaoo of only two miles between (he
opposing armies. A battle may be bro't
on at any moment. Wo havo tho strong
est assurance that our army is ready for
Our troops re-took on Monday, the bat-
tones lost on Sunday, and captured 12
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pieces from tho enemy. Iho rebels were
so confident of their ability to bold our
camp, which they took on Sunday, that,
with a single exception, they did not de
On Ttiesday, Beauregard sent a flair of
truce, requesting permission to bury his
dead, and saying: "Owing to tbo heavy
rcinlorccmcnts you recoivod on Sunday
night and Monday, and the fntiguo of my
men, I doemed it prudent to reliro and not
renew the battle. luo permission was
not granted. Tho bearer of tbo flag ad
milted that Beauregard received a slight
wound in. the left nrtn.
Washington, April 12. A dispatch to
tbe Secretary of War from Gen. Wool, da
ted fortress Monroe, 1 2, says the Merrimnc
has been stationary near Sewall's Point all
day but in plain view.
. 1 bo following dispatch was received by
the Secretary of War :
Headquarters Third Division, )
Huntsvillb, Ala., April 11. )
After a forced march of incredible diffi
culty, loaving Fnyetteviile yesterday, my
advance guard entered Huntsvillo this a. M.
The city was completely taken by surprise,
no one considering the march practicable.
Wo captured 200 prisoners, 15 locomotives,
a large number of cars, telegraph appralns
and oliico, and two southern mails.
We havo at last succeed in cutting tho
great artery of railway communication be-
.n.nnAaAni I'll i u -a.!. ; mi a .
(Signed) O. M. MITCHELL, Brig. Gen.
Washington, April 14. The following
dispatch baa been received by the Secretary
of War, dated Nashville, Tennessee, April
14: Oo Saturday morning two expeditions
were started for Huntsvillo, on tho cars
one under Col. Sill, of the 33d Ohio, went
east to Stevens, the Junction of the Chat
tanooga, with the Memphis & Charleston
Railroad, at which point they seized 2,000
of th enemy retreating without firing a
shot. Col. Sill captured five locomotives
and a large amount of rolling slock.
, Another expedition under Col. Ttirchin,
of the 10th III- went West and arrived at
Decature in time to save the Railroad
bridge which was in flames.
Gen. Mitchell now holds 100 nuios
tho Memphis t Charleston Railroad,
Official War Bulletin.
' Washington, April
The Sec'y of War make public acknowl
edgement to the Governors of Ohio and
Indiana, and the Board of Trad of Pitts
burg Pa., for their prompt oner of atai.
tance for tbe relief of the officers and soldiers
wounded in the great battle on the Tennes
see river. Their offer have been accepted.
It is understood that airuilar humane and
patriotio service ha been tendered by other
cities, and state authorities, and which havo
not been reportod to the Department, 'but
are acknowled. . i. ,
(Signed.) EDWIN M. STANTON.
Secretary of War.
On Friday, about 800 ef the 12th New
York volunteers on picket duty, were at
tacked by a rebel regiment, but after a vol
ley from tbe JZib, tbo rebel rctrnated bay
ing several killed and wounded. Later
in tbe day, th rebels advanced in consider
able number from another point, driving
in our entire picket and burning a dwell
ing which had been used by our troops.
During both skirmishes we bad throe men
wounded. Tbo 67th and 3d I'enn.regi
menu had a skirmish with tbe enemy on
Friday, in which they had two killed and
Toor wounded. 1
A balloon was sent tip from tha rebel
lines thia uicroing, for th first time. The
weather and roads at improviug.
Front Fort Monroe.
B- - - , . ;
rendered at 2 V. M. yesterday, (1 Ilh.) '
Cor poral Law, of the Pulaski Otiarda, who
did not leave Fort Thunderbolt until after
t., flag wa, hauled down, bring, the ; in-
irons TiiifSLiv mineniir. u ui run ru hk ma.
FoRT Mohkok, April 14. A flag of true
went tip to Craney Idand this morning and
brought "back lw Norfolk papers. They
were takon to headquarters, and although
containing the important information of the
unconditional surrender of Fort Pulaski, an
effort w made in accordance with the
policy that prevails hero, to keepevoo good
news from the representatives of the press.
I am, however, able to give you the sub
stance of. lha glorious daw, at published in
tl. o. ....... I. I ...... I i: W.,
tua unTnniinu iM-jiuuiluan. A Uat paper
nys, oul'SbnniiniiJ , Mint la lunrDS Wlin deep
'egrol ftor a gallant dofonse againat
tclligcnco of the successful event,
1 be surrender was unconditional, seven
large breeches were made in the South
wall by tho Federal battery of eight rar
rott guns at King's Landing. All tho Bar-
bclte guns on that side were dismounted,
also 30 of the Casemato guns, leaving but
ono gun bearing on that point, A clear
oreacu was mauo in ino magnaine. i na
balls used were conical, and were propelled
with such force that they wont clear thro'
tho walls at nearly every firo. Colonel
Olmsted, who was in commnnd, telegraph
ed (ho previous evening that none could
stand upon the ramparts for a single mo
ment, and that over 1,000 large shells ex
ploded within the fort, : The Republican
publishes tho above as a postscript to a
part of its edition, and makes no comments
nor gives any particulars as to tho number
of men and officers In the fort at tbe time
of tbe surrender. It says, however, nono
of its defenders were killed, and but 4
woundod. . .
From New Mexico.
Denver Citt, April 7th, via Galesbttrg,
April 0. Infomation from New Mexico,
stales that on the 26th, Col, Slough, with
1,300 men reached Apache pas. His ad
vance, consisting cf three companies of cav
alry, had an engagement some distance be
yond this, with 200 rebel cavalry, taking
57 prisoners. Tho federal loss was four
killed and 11 wounded.
At Pigeon's Rancho, fifteen mile from
Sanla Fe, on tho 28th, Col. Slough mot a
forco of eleven hundred Texans, strongly
posted at the mouth. A cannon fight be
gan about noon, Colonel Slough engaging
them in front with seven companies. Mnj.
Uhivington, with four companies attacked
them in tho rear.. This latter forco suc
ceeded in driving the rebel guard away
from their supply train, which was captur
ed nnd burned. - They also captured one
cannon and spiked it. Tbe fight continu
ed desperately until four o clock, when it
ceased by mutual consent. Col. Slough
withdrew Ins forces to the Creek, 4 miles
distant. Tbe Federal loss 3 officer and
20 privates killed, nnd from 40 to 50 wound
ed. The rebel loss not known.
A communication between Cols.' Slough
and Canby is continually kept up.
Kansas City, Mo- April 14. The mail
from Fort Union has arrived and brinrrs the
confirmation of tho battle at Apacho Pass,
tho mmn features of which were given in a
:lispatch from Denver City.
Our force numbered 1,350, and the Tex
an 1,800. Our loss in killed, - wounded
and missing 150. The enemy acknowled
ged their loss to bo 340 to 400 id" killed
and wounded. Wo captured 93 prisoners.
13 of whom aro officers. We also captured
and burned a train of 64 wagons loaded
with provisions and ammunition, killing 500
mules belonging to the train, which wore
too poor to bo driven away.
Hie lexans attacked our battery four
tiroes, the last timo coming within forty
feet of tbe guns, and wero repulsed with a
Our force are encamped at Bcrnnl
Springs, 40 miles south of Fort Union.
Tho Texans foil back to Santa Fe. Colonel
Canby, with tho regulars and Kit Carson's
regiment, in reported near Albtirquorque,
within 3 days march of Col. Slough. The
Texans were led by Col. Scurry, - '.
Col. Btocl is reportod on tho Jornoda
with reiuforccmenls for tho enemy. . ( ..
The Mountain Department.
WHEELING. April, 10.
E. M. Stanton, Secretary of War:
General Milroy is in possession of Mon.
tery and Grabbclton. The enemy's mount
ed scouts are still in sight of Monterey.
Their rear guard was driven back by our
troops. Tboy aro reported fortifying them
selves east of tho Shenandoah mountains.
(Signed) J. C. FREMONT.
To the Secretary of War: - -
Fortress Monbob, April 11. The
Merrimac, Jnmestowa, Yorktown, and sev
eral gun boat and tugs, appeared between
Newport News and Sewall's Point. The
only damage done wa th capture of thre
small vessels, one empty and one loadod
(Signed) J. E. Wool.
To E. M. Stanton, Secretary of War:
The Merrimao came down toward the
Monitor and Stevens, who fired four or
five rounds, and the Merrimac one, " when
she and the eonsorts returned to : Craney
(Signed) J. E. Wool.
The Hall Opened at Fort Pillow.
WASriutOTOrt, April 16. The Secretary
of the Navy bas received the following:
Cairo, April 15, The flotilla bas been
within three-quarter of a mile of Fort Pil
low, aud then returning, took up a position
two mile further up. The rebel gunboats
escaped below the Fort. Ten roortar-boau
were in position and had opened fire. This
wa up to aix o'clock last evening. . God.
Pope' command was occupying the Ar
kansa side of the river.' " ' " ':
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The Killed and Wounded.
The Cincinnati Gazette' t Pittsburg Land
ing correspondent report Lieut, CoT. Kyle,
7 1st Ohio; Major Run lie, 13 th Ohio Ma
jor T. D. Edwards, 10th Ohio; Lieut. Col.
Canfield, 72d Ohio, among tba field offi
cer killed, i . '
Among th field officers wounded are
Col. SulUn,"48th Ohio: Licot. Col."An
dersrm, 6th Ohioj Major Hall,' 24lh Ohio;
and Lieut. Qol. Walcutt, 46th Ohio.; Col
Mason, of th 7 1st Ohio, not woundod, a
first reportod. . -
Tbe Ohio Company officors leported
killed or mortally rounded,' are 'Captain
Richardson, 54th Ohio; Capts. G ribbon and
Morrison, 57th Ohio; Lieut. Dix, 57th Ohio;
Capt. Wcgstien 72 J Ohio; Capt Werner,
48th Ohio; Capt. Geary and Lieut. Vil0on,
46th Ohio."- -''- - .'
These, however, it is stated ' are but
lithe of tbe casualties. Tkeir estimate of
loss ip th 13th Ohio, killed and wounded,
i 75; in the 72d Ohio, 100.
From Island No. 10.
A St. Ioni dispatch of tha Plk has tha
following item, which will bear repeating
at this timet
Own. Pope's offiftiiil report saya tha can
al cut across the peninsula at New Madrid,
through which font steamers and several
barges -wet taken, Is 1 2 mile long, miles
of which were through heavy limber, which
had to be sawed off by hand and four feet
under water. Tho idea of this laborious
undertakingoriginntod with General Schity
Inr Hamilton, and was performed by Col.
Bisscir Missouri Engineer Regimrst '
St: Loom, April 10. A special to tha
Republican from Island No. 10 says: Two
hundred hogsheads of sugar, several hun
dred barrels of molasses airrhtv nsnflos. four
hundred wagons, one hundred and twenty
six feorse,eix hundred mules, five thousand -stand
orsmnll arms, thirty pieces of light
artillery and a great quantity of blankets,
clothing, ice., have fallen Into onr hands.
The total number of prisoners captured
is 6,000. One Major General, Makall, and
Brigadiors Gault, Walker and Scheme. -
Tho prisoners tra being embarked for
'Illinois as rapidly as possible
About 60,000 solid shot and immense
quantities of ammunition was also taken.
Cairo, April 11. Yostorday two splen
did batteries, rifled guns, were found in th
woods below Island 10. A large amount
of property consisting of boraes, mules, wa
gons and arms are being daily brought ia
by our men.
Baltimore, April 12. The Richmond
Whig of the 8th, ha th following: A
letter has been received at New Orleans,
from San Antonio, announcing tho fall of
rort Craig by unconditional capitulation.
Col. Canby proposed that himself and com
mand be permitted to depart, on condition
that they pledge themselves not to aerra
during the war, but Gen Sibley insisted on
an unconditional surrender. v .
A despatch dated Mobil Sth, says tha
enemy shelled Pas Christaio yesterday,
and landed 2400 men and 124-pounder how
itzers. Our force was 300 men and two
howilsorg. We made a narrow escape.
Tbo Richmond Whig contains news from
Yorktown that Gen. Magruder, with his staff,
was at the Lee House, near Lee's Mills, on
Sunday, and came near being captured or
killed by Gen. Keyes, Tb bora of one of
his staff was killed under him in hi flight
by a shell.
On Monday Jeff. Davis addressed some
wounded soldier, and said he "intended to
share their fate on th next battle field, and,
come weal or woe, he would be with them,
and whatever might betide, whether victory
or defeat ensued, of one thing ho was assur
ed, th cause is safe. We'll conquer, in the
Th Richmond H'Aiycontainsa despatch
announcing that the rebel Gen. Gladdon
Ijst his left arm in lb battl of Sunday.
Fate of a Rebel and Ruffian.
Menofee, the notorious rebel, who for
soma months has been figuring as a ruffian
ly marauder in Pike, Montgomery, and the
neighboring counties, was shot and killed
three or four days ago. He wa killed by
his own friends, or at least by men who
had been his friends. The outrage prac
ticed by him had become absolutely unen
Less thao six weeks ago, . Mcnefce rod
up to the house of a Union man in Pike
county,' in tbe middle of the night, and
knocked upon tbe door with the butt of hi
pistol. Tho man rose from his' bed and
opened the door, whereupon the murderer
shot him down and then look out his son
and hung bim there being no charge
against eithor of the victims except that of
loyalty to the Union. Louisville Journal.
saa i r
A mechanic, baring taken a new apprentice.
awoke him the first mornine; at a very early
honr, by calling out that the family wereaiuine;
down to table. Thank you, asul the boy, aa
he turned over in bed to adjust himself for a new
nap; "thank you, but 1 never sat any thing dur
ing the night."
On WwliM-sUar. Aurtl M.ern the East side of the
river, betweeo tbe residence of O. H. Fnsselmaa and the
A LADY'S FUR GLOVE.
The finder will be suitably rewaraee) sv lea vine It at the
office of C. Edgerlnn nr the Journal Oftlew.
e'rewout, April 11, 1W2. 14wa
HO TOWNSHIP ASSESSORS.
L You are hereby notified that printed Instrarttnns
for Township Assessors from Anditor of State, sad tbe
Asaessmeot Blanks lor 1862, are in the hands of the Au
ditor for distriootloa.
O80AR BALI Aaditar.
Fremont, April S, lata. . .
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. 'o.l -t BE3T COAL OIL , . t ; ii
" For 35 Centi per Gallon.
At the Old Regulator Hardware Store of
CANFIELD k BROTHER. '
FREMONT, April 11, 112. , .
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Direct from the Factories
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FREMONT, April 11, 1 set.'. ..,