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"TIIE UNION MUST AND SHALL DE PRESERVED."?Jackson.
PRINTED BY THE DIVISION OF THE AMERICAN ARMY UNDER MAJOR GENERAL PATTERSON. MAHTItfSBTJRG, VIRGINIA, JULY 6, 1661. For tho "Americaa Union." LIVE ON, LIVE ON. BY S. V. CO. E. 2d KEQ't, P. V, Live on, live on, proud Union of States, Our homage and prayers are thine own ; JKvery friend of freedom the moment awaits When treachery shall be o'erthrown. We sought not tho field for pleasunror^fame For nobler than these is our cause; "We ask for the nation a place and & name, And must proffer our lives for our laws. Live on, live od, Constitutional Law? The product of patriot and sage? Thy beams shed abroad like the sunlight, and draw Their glory from history's page. Bvery part of our land, North, South, East und West, Acknowledged thy virtue and power, ?Until treachery called thee a "time-serving jest," And brought thee a thrice evil hour. Live 011, live on, great place oftuo free, The world must admire and laud ; Many millions of hearts are centered on thee, And bring thee the aid of their Ood. Our sires oft battled beneath thy bright folds, Then passed to a national grave,? And each son that now thy glory upholds, Hath sworn thou shalt "long yet wave." Brownson on tiie Rebel Leaders ? In the last number of Brownson's Quar terly, the editor has an articlo on the pre sent war, abounding throughout in that elcarness and energy of statement fyr which he is justly famed: For thirty years or more, the South have beeu taught to regard the North as their enemies, and made to believe that they eould not live iu peace with us; they have been taught that we of the Tree States are mere money makers, destitute of any high moral or religious principle, selfish, colu hearted, and, worse than all, mere cowards. Their teaching has beeu bail, and has led them into grave mistakes. For those who have misled them, we have no excuse, no palliation to offer, not a word in extenua tion of their oflcncc to utter. They know better, and have sinned against light and knowledge. For them we have no mercy; let tbcra meet, as they deserve, the traitor's doom, not bccauso they arc Southern men, or slaveholders, but because they are con spirators and rebels, beet 011 destroying tho Government under which they were born, to which they owe allegiance, and which, with all its faults of administration, is the freest and be3t Government ever in stituted by man, and which, frcm its foun dation has been, with that of Great Britain, the hope of the friends of liberty throughout the world. It is not against a despot, or a tyrant, or a foreign denomina tion that they have conspired, but against their own legitimate Government, whose only defect, if defect it have, is that it claims too little power for itself, and loaves too much freedom to the citizen. The American citizen that seeks to overthrow the American Government is not only a traitor, but a libcrtieidc, a dishumanized monster, n<>t fit to live or inhabit any part of the globe; he has no suitable place this side*of hell. THE FOURTH iF WASHINGTON". A dispatch gives the following account of (he celebration of our uatioual birth-day in the Federal Capital ; The glorious Fourth of July was ushered in bero in the grandest possible style. At the first approach of dawn there was the most terriffic discharge of artillery ever heard out of a battle. For ten miles along the whole lino of entrenchments, on the Virginia side, there was a continuous sheet of flame, volumes of smoke and thunders of artillery, that must have shaken the earth even under the feet of the rebels at Manas sas Junction. This was answered bv simultaneous dis cliargcs of all the pieces of tlie llhode Is land batteries on the hills north of the city. The effect was magnificent. Eetween eight and nineoclock this morn ling the twenty Xew York Pediments ap peared on parade west of the Presidential Mansion, and inarched past it at a quick i step, under review of the President and his | Cabinet, and Gen Scott and his staff, who j all stood in a group in front of the White , ! House. Each officer saluted theru in pass-, j*t.'JTJje scene was grand and imposing be-! j yoncl any ever witnessed in this country.? ! | For two miles nothing could be seen but the ! mighty column of sturdy patriots, their bay ! onets standing like a continuous sheet of I flashing steel. PROVOST (GUARD Annexed wc publish a complotn list of the officers of the Provost (iuard at Mar ti nsburg, Ya : Provost Marshal, Mnj. Spcir, 23rd Itoirt; 1st Assistant, Ca.pt, Hoffman, do; 2d Asst. Capt. 15f;tson; 3d Asst. Capt. Gffyn; 4tl: Asst. Capt. Vaugb; Liouts .Wilson, Black, Waliaec,Wyod, I Brown, Boggs, Hopper. i MEETING OF CONGRESS. The Congress of tlio United States as sembled in Washington ou last Thursday, the 4th instant. One hundred and fifty, nine members were present, representing all the Northern States, and the Southern States of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky, Tenesee, and Missouri. Hon. Galusha A. Grow, of Pennsylvania, was elected Speaker, and Hon. Emerson Eth eridge, of Teneseo, clerk. Tho organiza tion was effected harmoniously and with but little delay. Mr. Yallandingliam, of Ohio, appears anxious to distinguish himself as the leader of the few members who are willing to give "aid and comfort" to tho rebels. He is reported to have said "tliat there are twen ty five members of the House who will vote against all appropriations for tho army. Ho himself will vote for money and means for the defense of the Capitol, but not to carry on war against tho Southern States, as lie knows (hat J' j. JJavin is ?wiUingtO make a compromise and remain in the Union." There can bo no doubt that the present Congress will make liberal provision for suppressing the present rebellion. One of the first acts will doubtless be tho passage of an appropriation to pay tho troops now in the field. Virginia Currency.?Many of our officers are purchasing Virginia ten ccnt notes to send to tlicir Northern friends as curiosities. This Icind of cur rency appears to he plenty enough, hut of its intrinsic value wc are unapprised. We presume it will he redeemed about the time the Secession troops conquer the Northern States. A3 a sample of the way the Rebels pay their debts, it may be stated that at a point occupied by our army a pile of orders were found given to a black smith for shoeing horses. Thev were O generally written with pencil, and read as follows: "Shoo my horse, and charge to the State of Virginia. Va. Vol," This is a specimen of tha fruits of the present .rebellion.