Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 19, 1861, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 19, 1861 Page 3
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to mark tin*. The proeasslon m then farmed tn the | Ibllowltg order:-? ousts or nines. Platoon of theTwen.y flrmt Product of Police, IMer Capt K G Speight. Colonel E. T. J one*, of Massachusetts, tod Qua'termaster Stetson, of the Sixth regiment of New York. Bru* Bud of fifteen pieces. Drum Corp# of the Regiment. The Ma If, Consisting of Major B. K. Watson, Adjutant A. B. Fur, Quartermaster J. Munro, Pa; matter R. L. PUisted, ? and Chaplain C. C. Babbidge. Company C, of the Seventh reg ment, Capt. J. H. Dike. Company A, of the Sixth regiment Capt. J. A. Sawtcll. Company C, of the Sixth regiment Qapt. A. 8. Follenabee. Company D, of the Sixth regiment, Capt. J. W. Hart. Company 1, of the Sixth regiment, Capt. J. Pickering. ? Banner ' ? Company E, of the Sixth regiment, Capt. D. Tuttle. Company H, of the Sixth raiment, Lieutenant Command _ ? i?g I. F Noyse. Compeny P of the Sixth regiment, Capt. B. F. Chadburn. Company B, of the Sixth regiment, Capt. E. 8. Clarke. Company B, Third battallun, Capt. H. W. Pratt. Company c, of the First regiment, Capt. W. S. Sampaoi. The regiment paaaed along Twenty seventh street to the Fifth avenue. The band, after the ooluma had Wheeled in companies, presenting a front the whole width of the thoroughfare, began playing the world re nowned air of '.'Yankee Doodle," to which the crowd replied wlth'shoats that woke the echoes, and se veral late risers look oat of their up stair* windows in their dressing gown*. P1MH A V*NC1 HOTtt. The troop* then# pasted along the front or the Fifth Avenue Hotel. Co the baloony or this Wlding were a large number of ladfes, who cheered the tfoops, waving 1 their handkerchief* and ^niniature ''stars and strrpes," ?mid the cheers of the accompanying crowds. Passing along Broadway, the regiment arrived tf Union squaro, at which place a halt of five minutes was made. Here Superintendent Kennedy, with his inspectoss, joined the party, and proceeded in front during the rest of the march, giving directions to his subordinates relative to the clearance of the way. BROADWAY. From Union square downwards the houses along this part of the route were decorated with bunting and "llagi, several having their fronts nearly obscured thereb/. The pennant and colors of the St. Denis Hotel #aved brave ly in the breeze, tne former touclliDg tho holies on the other side of the street. At the corner noar Grace church the cheers became deafoning, and such remarks as "That's the regiment that means it," "What a lino body of men." ??Young and strong and firm to the Union," fco. , wcro J frequeatly and loudly given. Noar the corner of Eighth street, and also in one of the wlndo its at the corner of Seventh street, were boys, attired in a miniature uni form, waving the "star spangled banner," alao in minia ture. The enthusiasm increased as the troops arrived la front of the Now York Hotel, over which a large flag was ?pread gayly in the breeze, and the crowd, observing th>j colors, gave a prolonged and hearty cheer all the time the troops were passing, more especially when the band, having played several airs, again played " Yankee Doodle." As the regiment passed tho armory of tho City Guard, tho colors were thrown to the wind, several of the members inside holding it in their hands to sho m its speciality, instead of running it up to the Hag stall. At Laura Keene's theatre the same thing was done. Tb? hand here struck up "Vive 1' America," which was well received, but not so well as the next air of "Away down South to Dixie," which elicited a most hearty response. The troops bad now roached the Metropolitan Hotel when a second halt was made for the purpose of detach - lag two hundred and twenty- live of the men, who were there quartered for breakfast. During the halt cheers wars given for the "Old Bay State," "the Mmnachnoott* Beys,' "Cor Down East rraops," &&, en ling with a hearty and sonorous clapping of hands. The son at this time was shtaiag brilliantly upon the golden eagle at tho top of Ball h Black's Building, in whose bill one pennant was held, while another was stretched by the breeze across the street, the tout entemUe causing admiring re marks to be made by tho troops. The march was again commenced, but as the Ruse pavement had here been watered, the foothold was very poor, making tho march tedious to the already tired troop. On arriving at the St. Nicholas Hotel another halt was made, and three hundred more of the.troops were detached, the remainder, Tour hundred and seventy-five, proceeding to the As tor House. From this part of Broadway downwards (lags were thrown across the street. At the corner of street the crowd had greatly Increased in numbers, which was stilT further enlarged as they pro ceeded. Boys with flags la their hands walked With the erowd or lined the sidewalks. The flags of seve ral cstabiisments were dipped in salute as the troop* Beared the Park, and the enthusiasm of those at the win dows exceeded, if possible, even that of those in the streets. Flags were displayed over the City Hall and the buildings that surround the Park, and as the troops reached and entered the Astor House the cheers were only rendered the more enthusiastic than before by the concentration of numbers. IN FRONT or TBS A8TOR HOCBK. During the two hoars the troops remained in the hotel partaking of breakfast and obtaining a little rest after their lengthy march, the crowds lined the sidewalks from Park place to Cortlandt street, but were in the greater number assembled in the open space caused by the junction of Park row with Broadway. A quieter as sembly of persons during this interval could scarcely be expected or hoped for. THS SBPARTSRB PROM TUB CITY. Shortly after eleven o'clock the troops quartered at the Metropolitan and St. Nicholas Hotels formed and marched down toward the Astor House, arriving there at about half-paat eleven, by which time the other wing was In readiness for the march. The line was again formed, and with an escort of police from the Eighth precinct, undor Capt. Heme, passed along Broadway to Cortlandt street. The enthusiasm hvlng been pent up for the past two hours, now burst forth with renewed vigor, and from the time the soldiers left the Astor House until they reached the inner Bide of the iron gates of the Jersey City ferry, the cheering never ceased, even for an instant. Several of the buildings on Broadway were decorated with flags. CORTLANDT STREET. Cortlandt street was a pretty picture to behold, even before the troops entered it ? not one window being with out a national flag of some kind or other; In a jme in stances enough were displayed to flll every pane of glass In the window. As the troops enteral it the I excitoment was luterse. Miniature flags were scat tered among the departing \t ^ ^ ,a S&< Instance, as a man scattered a hindful of those little llags among the regiment he shoa tod? "Hoys, take care of the atars and stripes." Although military diacipllne would not allow the men to reply by word of mouth, Still, aa they picked up the little colors and affixed them to the guns, their looks plainly replied that they would ilo what they oould. So great was tne enthuf uiam that atorekeepera and others rushed from their stores with segart and thrust tbrm Into the pockets of the soldiers, Wolftu u*Uni. One person held aloft a bust of Washington with the msgic figures, "1779 ' attached. tu rint. On arriving at the pier a clear space war kept by the ltroadway Kqiuul, under Sergeant Milne, the detailed force unlet Sergeant Mount, platoon* from the Second and Third precinct*, under Captain* Hodglns and Jamlo son, kc. Whilst speaking on this subject we cannot help stating that the police arrangement* were excellent. The troops eatered the pier In double Die, and, na the/ jawed to the l>oal, cheer after cheer real the air, while from man y a itrong man's eyes a tear rolled down the cheek. As they formed on the boat they made a solid phalanx In the centre portion, generally devoted to teams, and the glistening, glittering array of bayonets, presented a fearful rampart of weapons or cither ofT.-nee or defence. ' As the boat containing the living freight left the pier, the bells of the shipping rang out a parting salute, which was continued until the troops arrived at the other side. TTIIKIR ARRIVAL AND DITARTTRK AT JERSItT CITT? OVKR t*H thousand mcoplk AT THI DirOT ? AF FECTING SCENE A MONO THI LADIES. The ferry boat with the troops on board reached Jersey City about twenty minutes before two. I?ag before their arrival hundreds songT "gated about the ferry and railroad depot, waiting anxiously their arrival. Ths railroad depot waa crowded with ladles, who Oiled tne balconies which extend around the bonding, nearly every one bearing the Stan and Stripes. The depot waa also beau tifully decorated with flags, presenting a most imposing appearance. As lite troops nearsd Jersey Clly a salatc was II red from the long Dock, and the Cunard steamer I'ersia dipped her colors several times. A squad ' Of PoMce, under Ospt Holmes, also orosssd the liver to tender their servtoss to the Jersey City authorities during the sUy of the troops at the depot As sum as the boat had been made fast to the bridge, and the order given to forward, the band struck up the ?'Htar Spangled nanner," which was accompanied with deafening cheers from the crowd In and about the depot As they entered the railroad depot oheer after cheer broke forth, the ladles waving their handkerchief* and jlags, which IssMd for nearly tweaty minutes. The train, numbering eighteen cars, and to which was ?''^ch6d the powerful locomotive "WalMtt," wu covered with flags, ud in cbirfc of Mr. J. W. Woodruff, A-Hif.ni Superintendent of tie road. A little daily was occasioned on looouut of the crowd in Uw building blocking up the place; but the Chief of Police of Jersey City, with his men aud Sheriff Frangls. aided by the ?quad of New York police, soon * cleared the way. During the time the troops were in waiting to embark on hoard they were oontlnualy cheered, and the ladles amused themselves by throwing to the soldiers their pocket handkerchiefs and little Dags. The order being given, the several companies were marched to their respective cars, and lu about hair an hour they were all safely on board the train. At one o'clock Col. Jonoe Informed Mr. Woodruff that all was ready, and the dgnal was immediately given for the train to start. The first movement of the locomo tive brought out cheer after cheer, and as the train slow ly glided out from the depot the crowd kept up their cheers and waving of Hags. Among the ladies could be seen several in tears, deeply affected ^at the scene; and one old gentleman cried like a chiid. When asked if be had any friends among the troops, be replied that he had not, but he felt as though every one who composed the little hand were his own sons. There were quit* a num ber of the New Jersey militia wbo accompanied the troops as far as Trenton. A VCTKRAN. Among those who belonged to this gallant band was one Henry J. White, drum major of the Sixth regiment, who stated he was seventy nine years of age, had been In the Mijioe thirty-nine years a? a marine and a volun teer, bad eight stripes on his arm, "and hoped to get another before ha returned to Maaachusrtla, which he believed he should yet see again and again if nseessary. PRESENTATION OF COIX)R8 TO THE TROOPS. Boston, April 11, 1801. Shortly after noon despatches were received changing the programme of the departure of the troops, an-1 it is said making their destination Washington. At half-past three o'clock Gov. Andrews presented a regimental Oaf to the Sixth regiment, Colonel Edward F. Jont s, of Lowell, commanding. The Goveanor made an eloquent speech from the steps of the State House, the troops being drawn up In line on Beacon street. Adjutant General Schouler, Brigadier General B. F. Butler, and other diatinguisbed officers were present There was a dense mass of spectators, Including a large number of ladies, and the scene was most imposing and Inspiriting. Governor Andrews, in his remarks, conjope<l the soldiers to conduct themselves like men, and to act worthy of the glorious traditions of the State they representod. They were called to fight in behalf of the country, Its dignity and purity? in behalf of the flag which had swept the sous in triumph, oonveying right and honor all over the world. The Go vernor alluded to General Butler, who was by his side, as the person under whose lead they would be for tbo present, and he complimented that officer in high terms. In continuation , he said that they would be mustered a', last under the command of Lieutenant <;eneral Scott, whom be trusted God would spare to witness the Union firmly re established all over the land. They were to re pair to Washington, which had been built uader the Father of his Country. They had been summoned sud dcnlyT The State government had done all in its power to provide for the necessities of the occasion, and they would bear with them its benefac tions and its progress. Thoso behind cherished them in their heart of hearts, following them with their best wishes, and feeing confident that thsy would not return until they had done the utmost that pxtrlotlc men could do. Here the Governor took the flag, and after waving it to and fro, amid the applause of the assembled multitude, handed it to Colonel Jones. Colonel Jones took the llsg, and saying thst he considered it the emblem of every thing valuable upon earth, and that it woulll be eo prized by bis command. He declirod that, so help bun God, he would never disgrace it. A'.l within reach of his voice cheered heartily, and many joined in the expression, "God help you, Jones." RECEPTION OF THE TROOP8 AT TRENTON. Trenton, April 18, 1841. Gov. Olden directed a national salute to he fired at the State Arsenal In honor of the troops from Boston as they passed through this city. The troops were enthusiasti cally cheered by hundreds at the depot sad the State Ar senal. ARRIVAL OF THE TROOPS AT PP^TTL PHI A. Pmi insmi, April 18, 1841. The Massachusetts regiment arrived and passed along Chestnut street st eight o'clock, to the Continental to take supper there and at the Girard. The soldiers were mainly quartered at the latter building, which is now vacant. The cheering was inceesant along the line of marsh. IMPORTANT FROM BALTIMORE. _ Hlgallicaat (Jaloa l>emoaatratloa? Har per's Ferry Not Captared. Baltwom, April 19, 1861. All ths reports about the Harper'l Ferry seizure are false. A despatch dated Are o'clock says that all is quiet there. There la a full company of United States artillerists sta tioned there and a strong In ion population. A party or secessionist*, on Federal Hill, raised a seces sion flag at noon, and commenced firing a salute with cannon. In a few moments the workmen from all the foundries in the vicinity, bearing the report, rushed on them, tore down the Hag, spiked the gun and threw it Into the river. The secessionists fled In consternation, and the flag was torn In tatters. The enthusiasm was universal for Union. Not leas than 6,000 persons wero present. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE TROOPS FROM BALTIMORE. Raltijiom, April 18, 1861. Five hundred troops reached tbis city at half-past five o'clock this evening from Hurrlaburg. They marched through the city unmolested, and a large police force ac companies them. At many points they were cbecred by the I nion men, who followed them in large numbers to lb? depot. itv Streets have been thronged with people this after noon, and considerable excitement prevailed, but thus far no violence bas occurred. The ezcltcment In Baltimore is increasing. The Union men are thronging tho streets, determined not to be overslaughed by the secessionist#. The Minute Men have the Union flag flying from their headquarters. The Governor and Mayor will issue a Joint proclamitian to prevent any Interference with the passage of tbe federal troops through this federal city. Tbe Union sentiment among the mechanics 1? almost unnanlineus. THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD. Baltimorc, April 18, 1861. No rears are anticipated of trouble or detention on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Tlie road was never In bet ter condition nor trains running more regularly on time than now. There la a decided Union sentiment on tbe entire line, and no trouble la apprehended at Harper's Ferry or any other point. Rumors of an attack there are entirely groundless, government having full possession of the armory, which will be amply reinforced ir re quisite. THE UNION FEELING IN DELAWARE. Wiiammm, April 17, 1861 The secsssionists are overawed by prevalent Union sentiments They bad planned the organisation of a company, to be armed with rifles from tbe Military Aca demy, tor the seiture of Fort Delaware, which was tak en by the government. The project failed. Senator Bayard Is on a visit to Virginia. Wiijijj?(iTO!?, Del., April 18, 1861. A call Is now ont, and largely signed by men of stand ing, for a Union meeting, to consider tbe best course to pursue. The Governor has not yet Indicated the action he shall take upon the President's call for troops. No secession sentiments whatever are irfani rested. Some feeling had been manifested against companies A and B, Delaware Guard ; nut they havs declare 1 promptly for the Union. CAPTAIN YARD. TO TO* KDITO* OF TUB HKRAI.n. You will oblige by making a correction ofacomtntn report In circulation. Captain Edmund Yard, late of the United mates Navy, and a secessionist, Is not Captain Joseph A. Yard, of Trenton N. J. (same plaie as the Tomer) . who commanded a company In tbe late war with Mexico, and la now engaged In forming a company for the present emergency of affairs. It has been reported that the latter a the person who resigned his commission, aad joined the secessionists W, S. YARD. ARBI7AI OF KUOR AIDEESOV. The Flags of Sumter and Moultrie. THE FLEET DISPERSED BY STORMS. The Bravery of a New ?ork Volunteer. Account of the Battle in Fort Sumter. " * o The Splendid Fight of Thirty four Honrs. HOW FORT SUMTER WAS SET ON FIRE, THE BlGEPTIOff IH THE BAY. ? ? Major Anderson's Despatches to the War Department. zxTSMmne znozdbnti, fcc., *C. The steamer Baltic arrived off Sandy Hook at twelve M. yeeterdiiy , and was boarded off Quarantine by our special reporter. The Bavaria, from Hamburg, preceded the Baltic by a few moments, and this steamer, as well as all the craft In the bay and the bouses along the 8 bore, were decked with flags in honor of Major Anderson's arrival. The day wss bright, breezy and pleasant. Awaiting the Baltic off Quarantine were the boats of the Custom H)use, of the press, of ibe Medical Staff at dtaten Island and the special reporters. As tho steamer came slowly up the harbor, her black hall relieved against the bright waters, she was saluted by guns from the forts, from th>! Ehore, and by tho ringing of be'ls and waving of flogs, which were returned by the Baltic waving her ensign and firing her cannon. The Harriet I-ane, Fuutico, for New York, sailed in company, also the l'awnee, with her troops, and Pocah-m tas for Norfolk. The Powbit&u was not, nor hail - Uo been, at Charleston. The Pawnee did not arrive at Charleston bar until after the eur? under. During the whole time the tlect remained off the bat' the wiud blow a gale from the southeast, rendering the fleet useleso to Fort Sumter. The follow xg arc the tair.es of the passengers by the Balti j. Amoig the men on board were those wounded by the bursting of a cannon while firing a salute of fifty guns previous to hauling down tho colors on cvacua tiig ? Major R. Anderson , First artillery. A. Poubleday, Captain. T. Sejmour, Gap tain. J. C. Davis, First Lieutenant. N. J. Hall, Second Lieutenant. Captain J. 0. Foster, Engineer Corps. First Lieutenant 6. W. Snyder, Engineer Corps. Second Lieutenant R K. Meade, Jr., Engineer Corps. Dr. 8. W. Crawford, Medical Corps. Miss Anus E Davis and attendant. Sergeant Ranchan, Company H (thirty-two men). Sergeant Sober bner, Company F (thirty men). .lota Uvarv, Engineer Corf*, wounded la battle. John frwia, Artillery, wounded in bet)*. James Hayes, Artillery, wounded in tattle. George Pine bard, Artillery, wounded in tattle. First Lieutenant E. M. K. Hudson, Fourth Artillery. First Lieutenant Robert O. Tyler, Third Artillery. Second Lieutenant C. J. Thomas, First infhntry, and two hundred rccroits for general service. The Baltic was decked out with tattered digs, and her prow was shattered, as if she had collided, or tad been struck by a ball. Her decks were crowded with blue coats, who returned heartily the cheers which greeted them from the shore, from the vessels in the harbor, from the forts upon Bedloe's ?nd Governor's Islands, from the ferry boats, .and from the skiffe alongside. As soon as it was ascertained beyond a doubt that MAJOR AN PERSON WAS ON BOARD, Us excitement became Intense. The Major , dressed In uniform, wrapped in his military overcoat, and looking careworn and fatigued, stood upon the whoelhouss, and returned the salutations of the people. The men who fought at Sumter were distinguished by being in the full uniform of the United States, and were drawn up on the quarter deck. About two hundred men were oo board, the moat of whom were the recruits put on when the steamer started from New York. The decks were jweked with bales of hay, and the cargo put on Inar-l here remained ii<hsturbed. Till 8TAR SPANG I.ED BANNER. From the foremast ttoated the Uttered flag of Fort Moultrie, holated at Sumter, but blown away at the com mencement of the battle. FrOm the mizenmaat waved the llag of Fort Sumter, almost in rags, with a piece 9( | its liag staff attached. [ THE EXPEDITION Which etarted from New York did not all arrive at Charleston together. The Atlantic has not been seen, and probably went to I'eusacol*. The Baltic ar rived off Charleston on the morning of Friday, after the firing upon Fort Sumter had commenced. The noxt day eame the Pawnee and tha Pocahontas, but the Powha tan has never keen seen. The steamtuffs were blown out to sea. and have not been seen by the Baltic. During all the while the fleet was off Charleston a terriilc rale was blowing, and the vessels had enough to do to prevent being blown out to tea. The Baltic ran aground on the Rattlesnake Shoals, while attempting to enter the harbor, and was got off with difficulty. The Harriet Lane chased the guard steamer Isabel Into the harbor, but did not succeed In overhauling her. <m the day Major Anderson evacuated preparations had been mad*' to attempt to reinforce him that night. Tbey bad no tugs, and as the other vessels did not appear tbey had hardly any prepa ration. By the order of Captain Fox who oonmwided the expedition, a SCHOONER WAS SEIZED as she was going into the harbor, loaded with Ice. For $600 each, the captain and pilot of the schooner agreed to try to put men in the fort. Before the attempt was made the fort was evacuated. The orders from the government to Captain Fox were explicit. He was to at tempt to provision the fort, and If his ve**els, without troops, were fired upon, he was then to rush In as best he could. * In consequence of the terrible gale, and non-arrival of his tugs and transports, he was unable to execute his orders. Tho ilrion oould be dis tinctly heard by the fle< t, seven miles distant, and tti" result was awaited with tho greatest anilety. Tho cap tain of the Pawnee was anxious to rush In at all risks, hut was restrained Major Anderson was re

ceived on board the Baltic from the Isabel on Sunday night, wad on Monday at five o'clock P. M. the Baltic started for New York. The Harriet l,ane Is bnt a short distance behind. The Pawnee also started, bst goes to Washington. This is a con densatlon of the information furnished by Captain Fox. Captain Itoibleday, lieutenants Hall, Henderson and others. MAJOR ANDERSON Is a etiort, slim, bronxe faced, and apptrently feeble gen tleman, whose very appearance gives the lie to any doubt of his courage or patrtottsn. He was too exhausted arid too much overrode ny bis emotions to speak, bnt referred us for Information to his offi cers, saying that he would endorse all tbey said Fvery man on board Is well and In good spirits. Oapt. lionbleday pronowesd the recent charges ag*ln?t Major Anderson to be iNrAM?r? tin. Hs says that there can be ao doubt tfcal U^jor Aodsrsoa did all Uiat man could do. The fight ?u u good u they could make it . The Gnptam says that it Is a terrible thing to hare hia private letter* publish* J, and warped front their original meaning, in order to form a baaia for a charge against an officer who has done hia duty bravely udi wall. iUjor Anderson VSVKS STTWEKPEREP! Be brought hia ilaga with himl "Look St them," ex claimed the Captain, pointing to the mwtheada. The other oitlcera agreed in thta eulogy of Anderson, curaed W9W and hia paper, ud Mid that he would be forced to eat hia own words. MAJOR AS"PKR60N'S TERMS Of evacuation which he conveyed to General Beauregard were juat aa the Hxkalu baa before published them. They were aimply an evacuation upon hia own oonditiona. Af ter considering this for some time, Gen. Beauregard laid that he would open tire in an hour, and fired the first ahot at preciaely half-past four o'clock on Friday morning. Major Anderson told his men that it was necessary for to save their strength, and so did not fire until af ter breakfast?about seven o'clock. Theflriag continued all day and night, aa has boen related in previous as counts. None of the men in Sumter were killed, but five ' Vere wounded. How many, if any, South Carolinians were killed they do not know , but | It la the impression of the officers that several were kUted. They heard reports to that elect before they left ?bar lesion har>or. * WHY 81MTER WAS MVACUZTED. * Fort Bumter was neither garrisoned, previa i??fc? nor supplied with ammunition, for a long t>ge. Captain Doabledsy says that Aen they oonaented to evacuate, they h%d hat three cartridges left? the cartridge boxes having blown up, and five m?n being unable to make faat enough? and those wetc in the guns. The firing from H>e batteries" was very effective. They had long enough practice, the ctptain lays. He waa opposed to allowing them to complete tlirir ha'.leries, and wti for resenting the attack on J he star of the West, hut waa overruled by Major Anderson and by his orders. That, and that only, was the i>oict upon which ho thought the Major wrong. All the provisions h:id boen gone for thifty-six hours except salt pjik. The fort waa evacuated because, even if provisioned and reinforoed, It was no longer tcnablo; and because Senator Wigfal^ Beauregard's aid-de camp, came to the porthole and said that "the General desired no mare bloodshed, and Major Anderson migtit evacuate upon hia owntermB.'1 To thia the Major agreed, and hoisted the white flag which Wigfall had brought with him. When the tiring ceated, Major Anderson saluted his llag. It was hoisted by the South Carolinians upon the Isabel, when he embarked. He Kim WENT AHHtfRE, either as a gucBt of Beauregard at Charles ton, or as a prisoner of war at Morria Island, and b*a not yet been from under the Star Spangled Banner of the I'nited States, and he surrendered hie ivsord to no one. His evacuation was coniucted precisely m he had ?flered to conduct it before the flriag com menced. In no points did the South Carolinians gain by their attack. They might have had the same thing with out a shot, and Major Anderson gran tod nothiog and yielded nothing on acsount of tho bombardment. The American liag was not disgraced by him, and if the rebels had not come to his terms he would not have surrendered until his laet shot was fired. Captain Doubleday and all the officers agree that the above is the only true \ ersion of the matte', and that, after tho bombardment, Beauregard accepted the very conditiona formerly offered him. "If no one waa killed,*' why was It neceeeary to "prevent further Wood shed,'' and to tend Wigfall to the forty THE BRAVE BOI.T) THRU In Sumter behaved like heroes. Gaptain Doubleday and Lieutenants Hall and Hudaon aay that it would be invidi ous to make distinctions between men, all of whom dig played toe most daring courage and the molt invincible pluck. Nine times the llagstall'wae shot down or injured, and five times the FORT WAR OH FIRE. The hot air and smoke were so stifling during the cloae of the engagement that the men were forced to He flat on their facce in order to breathe, and even to cover their facea, with wet blankets. The South Oarollnlana fired hot shot and set fire to tho barracks. "Major Aader ton'a men," aa Ueal. HaU saya, "tried to ftgUt like gen tlemen, and not like pirates, and did not fire hot shot, or think of doing so.*' As aoon as the Charleatonians aaw the fire (the last and worst), thay biased away fl Vjr C jrfOre, in order to destroy the men as they attempt* extinguish the flames. No rafta.were used, nor did any men go outside the fort. There wm plenty of water inalde, If there had only been men enough to uae it. But the men were worked almost to death, and every man taken to pnt out the fire made one leas at the guns. The fire surrounded the magatlne, and ami<i the lire of the enemy the men were forced to remove the powder from the magazine, the inner door of which soon became so warped by the flames that it cannot now be closed. Happily all the powder was re moved before the doorway or the magazine was impassa ble. The llamea seemed to have followed the powder, for it aoon became so hot that Major Anderson feared an explosion, ana after several removals the powler bad to be thrown into tho sea. The constant work of the men account! for the unfrequent diachargea of the guns, and besides thia the men had to make cartridges as they fired them. They only had a few shells and theae were Ignited by a red hot shot and blown up, at the beginning or the engagement. In spite of all the tumult, confusion, fire, smoke, danger of exploalon and the bunting of the sheila, the men worked on like gianta. Prominent among them was HART, OP NEW TORE, A volunteer who had been permitted by Gov. Pickoni j to enter the Tort on the condition that he should not fight. This Hart observed, but he wm of great servioe in put ting out the (tree, and all the officers speak in the highest terms of his bravery and devotion. With balls hissing and shells bursting around him, he worked on undaunted, and could with the utmost difficulty be forced away from the burning buildings, even when It was death to re main. When tlic flag *m shot down the Charles tonlans concentrated their fire upon the ilagatail , to pre vent its being replaocd, but, unmindful of tlic deaths which whizzed by him every second, HART NAILED THE FLAO to the wall, amid cheers from the I'nited States troips, New York may be proud of her tlrst volunteer. Gover nor Pick cos forbade that he should light, but his example will do more than a dozen battles. THf PORT AS IT WAS. The list of the wounded in the battle we give below, with the names of those wounded and killed In firing the parting salute. The fort, Captain Poublrday says, was a perfect shell when tliey left it, and could not havo been tenanted longer, even if they could have extlnguised the fires, which raged while the battle continued. The barracks were not properly protected, and that the fort took fire at all is not attributable to any lack of care upon the part of Anderson a men, but to the FAULTS OP ITi CONflTRCCTION. It should have been made ? m it was said tabe,but was not ? perfectly bomb and Ore proof. There was plenty of wood in the fort to make a bonfire, and more than there should have been if the fort had been welt equipped. Again and agtin the buildings were tired i and at last the flames could no longer be cjutrollel. TUB EVACUATION Was conducted with great ceremony. Major Anderson saluted his Hag with fifty guns, and then went on board the Isabel, taking with him everything he needed, even to his pans and kettles. His (lag, which bad boon shot into ribbons, was hoisted upon the Isabel, his band played "Yankee Doodle," and be was cheered from the steamer and from the fort. As he stepped from the Isabel to the Baltic, his flag waa hoisted upon the latter vessel, and a salute was Bred. TBI OFFICERS Are all eager for fight, but do not know where they are to go. Nearly all of them are mentioned by their superiors to the despatches to the War Department, and tboy, in their turn, favorably mention many of the rank and tile in their reports. They are anxious to get at " the rebels" ?gain, and were especially loud in condemning the piratical raid upon commerce for which the Bouthem states are preparing. Meut. Hudson Is de sirous of obtaining permission from the Department to go to Hartford and raise a regiment of volunteers, and other officers are of ths same mind. In conversation and in Uk? papers which were brought on board at Quarantine, ths topic which most interested them seemed to be the volunteer movement, and every thing relating to it was seised upon with avidity. The men who fought at Burnter looked very proud, as If feeliar their present importance, and cared to talk very little. They say they'd like another brush, ancTte re ply to questions from ths resrvits, declared that More the tag wss hauled down they dldat feel the work they did. As for Um tre of the enemy, that waa rough at tret, bnl, lord I we forgot all about It when w# Once got started Both the men and officers say that It wm impossible to man the parapet guns, and that they certainly did some ?locution among the enemy. . officer wm appointed who, at each discharge of the Charlestoniass' guns, when they were firing slowly, called oat ' shell," or ' ball,'' and the men were, forced out of danger. It was hard work to learn them to dodge. TBI BALTIMORE HEN Were on board the Baltic. At tlrst, capt. Doub'.eday says tfc&t they were reluctant to tight, but *e soonas th?y saw themselves attacked by the i'.JUtories they went to work like good fellows, took hold of an abandoned gun, and laughed with delight when they struck the floating battery. Mr. Lyman, or Baltimore, dis tinguished himself by ailing Mr. Bart in extinguishing the fires. OF THE SOUTH CAROLINIAN'S tee officers speak highly. Lieutenant Bartstein showed them every attention, did everything for their comfort, took charge of the wounded men left behind, and begged a piece of the Sumter Bag a i a memento. Of Roger A. Pryor the men tell .in IXCELLENT flTORT, which commends ltseir to the attention of all who know him atyd bis habits. Be was at the fort before the evacuation , and, seeing a bottle in the Kuvgoon's room , tc.?k hold ot It and Copiously imblbedk Instead of g<y>d brafdy, the bottle contained iodide of potassium, and the chivalrous Virginian found himself poisoned. Unfortu nately the doctor sayed hls41fe The old proverb says that certain people cannot dl? by poison or drowning. THK TRIP UP THE BAT Was most pleasant. The officers were engaged in looking at the demonstrations, and Da Inspecting and ex changing signals with the ladles upon The ferry boats, asking each other, the whllo, if their women would meet them at the landing. Major Anderson walked about quietly. With the various forts around the harbor sahitesjwere exchanged, the vessels dipped their fUgs and the crowd ch'ored. We give herewith, as^ome thing better than words, a picture of this scone, taken from, the battery, aud since stereotyped, with unprece dented celerity, by the Gruphotype Engraving Company. The Sumter men seemed glad to get back to New York again, but tho recruits rather wished for ser vice somewhere. Arriving oil' the Battery, tho Baltic lay to, and awaited the arrival of the replies to tho don patches sent to Washington, announcing lier arrival and asktng what should be done with the troops The further movements of Major Anderson and his men are given below. GRAND SCENE IN THE ft A V? UNBOUNDED ENTHUSIASM. Rarely has New York harbor been the scene of so inte resting an occurrence as on yesterday afteniaon. The bulletin* announce I that thestcarn transport Baltic was be low, and would ??n be up. This wan like a match applied to a magazine in ttie c licit It produced on the patriotic populace, and the- rapidity with which the news spread among the people. There waa a general tramp to the Battery , and the shore was goon fringed with a dense mass of citizens. .shout balf paft twelve P. M. a large steamer was din cerned approaching from Staten Island, and the well known and popular Baltic was soon recognized. As she npproached grandly and rapidly, her flags at peak, fore and main, wer? vnlMe, and when she came within a milo of Governors Island a bright (lash burst fram her bow, followed by the loud report of a gun, succeeded by another and another, as the noble ablp. with her gallant freight, ap proached the city. Never was steamer entcriog the har b& m?re universally welcome to the citizen* or New York than the good ship BaIMc on vbls occasion. The Broeklyn people spread themselves In a cordon along the wharvea of their city fronting on the harbor; for they, too, wero on the i/ui vivt for tho arrival of the brave Anderson and his small bat heroic band. The shipping, aa the steamer moved steadily and gra:tfally onward, ran up their bunting in all directions, and cheers arose from many points. At Intervals the guns of the Baltic, which now "lay to" off Governor's Island, flashed airi boomed, and altogether the scene was one of tho motl brilliant, lively and thrilling nature. Meantimo the ?mall steam ferry boat which connects Governor's Island With the city unfurled a large Star Spangled Banner to the brlrht sun and waving breeze, and immediately after wards left her pier, at the barge office, and ran toward* the transport. She was soon alongside, and ready to tranifer the heroes from the Baltic. The throng at the I Utter y increased vory perceptibly while these scene* were going forward, and the lower part of tho city was literally attired In Stars and Btrlpes. It was most re markable, during the time the Baltic wan Bearing the city, to bt'bald bow rapidly flags and flag^taJln surmount ed buildings on both sides of tho river. ARRIVAL AT THE BREVOORT nOURE, FIFTH AVENUE. At a quarter to two o'clock the gallant Major arrived at the Brevoort House, Oorner of Kighth street and Fifth ave nue. HIk arrival was not marked by any public dem^n stration or ovation, beyond the fact that a large era ard had assembled in front or the hotel. Three carriage* drore up, which cntaioi'd the brave Maior and some frienda who wont to meat him os landing and to esc >r t him Into the presence oT his aflec tioaate wife. Tb?' admission was by the private entrance of the hotel, but the arrival was unexpected, and waa rather or an incognito nature. However, the crowd ould oat re fraln fiom giving full expression to their feelings, and . when they learned thai it was really the nero trom Fort | fnmter they gave three hearty tb"r? The Interior of the hotel waa tilled witii gentlemen and ladles, is anxicus expectation, waiting to get a glance it the Major; and when they were told that he would re main in private during the evening , they immediately left their cards of greeting and of weloome. Several reasons have been assigned why Major Ander son travelled Incognito by thoee who were present to give him a hearty reception, and the moat cogent is that ho feels keenly the calumnlee that have been heaped upon him by a portion of the public press. When time and opportunity are afforded the gallant Officer, it was staled by some of his warmest admirers, he will ably and effectually vindicate his high military re putation to the satisfaction of his country. Then, no doubt, will he be crowned with those laurels of public ap proval to which he is so justly entitled. It is evident the military of this city, as a body, will give the gallant and distinguished Major a grand recep tion, as preparations, it is stated, on a magniilcent scale, are in course of operation for so auspicious and praise worthy an object. A Bhort time after his arrival at the hotel as officer was observed to ride up at a rapid pace to the private door, and hla first inquiry from the policeman was whe ther Major Anderson had arrived. On being answered in the affirmative he replied, ?'That's all right," mounted hla charger and dashed off as swiftly as his beast could go. Other military authorities, of note called in the eyenlaf A which betokens the commencement of preliminaries t6| entertain the undaunted soldier in a way and msaneff worthy the great commercial city of the United states, which will hereafter "reflect Immortal credit on lfc nasM* for having so conjpltaiented the gallant defender ef Fort Sumter- ' f The hotel was well decorated for the reception of th# Intrepid soldier, and the Stars and Stripes Hooted proudly, in the breeze. * . The crowd had not dispersed at three o'clock, but still kept round the hotel, anxious to get a glimpse of him. Shortly after Major Anderson's arrival st the BrevOCTt Hsuse yesterday the boys from Ward school No. 36, to the number of about five hundred, assembled on the side walks in front of the hotel and commenced cheering for the Union and Major Anderson. The gallant Major was Induced to show himself to the youngsters, and upon hit appearance at the door of the hotel a deafening cheer arose from tlie boys, and also from a large number of persons assembled in the vicinity of the hotel. Major Anderson having been notified that the officer* and men of tho Fifth regiment were desirous *of paying him tho honor of a marching salute, on their way up Fifth avenue, stood on the balcony in front of the ladles' parlor, facing on the avenue, during the time the regi ment marched past, and received a marching salute, tho spectators cheering lustily all the time. No other person was on the bale any at the time, consequently all had k good opportunity of Boeing tho hero of Fort Sumter. A large number of gentlemen called on Major Anderson yesterday, at the Brevocrt House, but few were, how ever, received by him, as the greater part of the day was sjient in his own apartments with Mrs. Major Ander son, whoso health, we regret to say, has been very maoh impaired in consequence of the anxiety she has felt for hor husband's fate. Mnjnr Anderson will remain at the Brevoort Dottle until orders are received from headquarters. MAJOR ANDERSON'S DESPATCHES TO THE WAR DEPARTMENT. Steamship Baltic, \ Off Sawdt Book, April 18, 1861. > Hon. 8. Cameron, Secretary of War, Washington, D. G ? Bm ? Hating defended Fort Sumter for thirty-four hours, until tho quarters were entirely burned, the main gates destroyed by fire, the gorge wall seriously injured, the magazine surrounded by flames, and Its door closed from the effects of the heat, four barrels and throe cartridges of powder enly being availa ble, and no provisions but pork remaining, I accepted terms of evacuation, offored by General Beau regard, being the same offered by him on the 11th Inst., prior to the commencement of hostilities, and marched out of the fort Sunday afternoon, the 14th Inst., with colors flying and drums beating, bringing away company and private property, and saluting my flag with fifty guns. ROBERT ANDKR90N , Major First Artillery. EXCITINQ SCENES IN THE CITY. The excitement and enthusiasm which prevailed in New York yesterday, was one of those demonstrations wh'.cb Is rarely permitted a man in bia brief lifetime. We bavo seen excitements and outbursts of patriotism In the Em pire City; wo have witnessed the applause and enthu sls*m with which our gallant firemen have so frequently been greeted ; wo have looked with pleasure and almiratlon on the brilliant ovation* which the cblvalry and discipline of oar cltlsea soldiery have evoked; and wo have participated in the warm hearted manifestations of amity and enthusiastic good will to foreign visiters to our shores . but it must be con fessed that the excitement which yesterday prevailed in | the metropolis totally eclipsed every precedent that can possibly be quoted. Not that there were so many people congregated along tbe great marts of commeroe and ave nues of transit, because as no holiday had been pro. claimed, there wire comparatively but few working men free to roam about tbe streets. But tne excite, ment of tbe oocaslon was electrical, because it was eaused by a feeling on which there was complete union of sentiment and opinion. It acted up6n the population like tho shock of the gymnotl conveying its magnetic lnlluence from individual tn in dividual until it reached tbe whole community. The people were a unit in their demonstrationa of union and devotion to the grand old fabric of tbe Union and the noble old liag of their slumbering ancestors There wm no need for any orders or direction to impel thorn In this matter. By a common impulse they united to do honor to the government under which they live and to encourage to tbe utmost tbe brave young hearts who are mustering in tens of thousands for Its defence wherever ftti integrity may bo threatened. U would be improper to Fay that the excitement of the city begun yesterday morning. That It culminated then there can be no doubt Kvcr since the Issue of President Lincoln's proclamation the popular thermometer has been going up, until It reached fever beat yesterday morning. Tbe arrival of tbe lloeton volunteers led oil tbo excitement of the day. Tbe drill rooms of the lealicg volunteer companies wera crowded to excess on tbe previous evening, and at each of them it transpired that tho first detachment of these volunteers were on their way to the Kmpire City as fast as tbe iron horse could c irry then. It Is needless to say that the .loyal citiaen soldiery of New Ycrk were delighted to hear of the prompt action of Mcssacbusetts in the crisis of tbe country. The members of the gallant Seventh and tbe veterans of the Fifty-fifth were particularly anxious to welcome the young soldier' from tho shadow of Bunker Hill. Th<>re is no exoneration In saying that there were hundreds who never closed their eyes on Wednesday night, but patiently waited for tbe coming of tbe Boston men. The faithful watchers were repaid with Interest when early yesterday morning the brave young patriots set their foot on Sew York soil. A single glance at tbeir soldierly ap|>earance and tine healthy frames, as they de filed before tbe crowd that bad i<atiently awaited tbelr arrival, was sufficient to repay any one for the vigils of a I night. The ovations which attended the progress of the regi ment, rrom tbe moment of their arrival In New York to tbeir embarkation on tbo Jersey steamboat on tbelr way to Philadelphia, will be found fully detailed In another part of today's paper. But tbe excitement which pre vailed in tbe part of tbe city through which the Boston ians passed deserves more than a pass ing notice. The enthusiasm everywhere mani fested, as the you(% men marched along the streets, will never be forgotten by those who were the reoepients of tbe ovation. The tap of their drums drew out almost every living being that was in the neighborhood ef tbe route of their march , and wherever they passed they were saluted with huzias and cberrsj that drew tears from the eyes of many a stalwart man. Such a waving of handkerchiefs, such shouting and cheering, such general demonstrations of affection and delight, rarely greeted an army returning from victory. There wan not a man nor a woman on tbe whole line of march who did not jota In the ferrent cry, "God bless the brave boysT' Many of these volunteers were evidently raw recrultsi who d*d recently joined, for, In the baste to Join the regiment on their march, they bad not time to obtain tbelr unlfoims, but walked in line simply With tbeir cloaks and ow -belts. Every man of them, however* stepped out with a firmness which showed that he knew tbe U?k he had undertaken to perform, sod were willing to fulfil tbe doty to tbe utmost of tbelr ability. Tbe icene at the liattery on the arrival of the steamer lmtlo? on board of which vessel it was known that IhOor Anderson an ! his little company had embarked at Charles ton? was lively and esthnalatttc to the last degree. Am soon as the bulletin* of the newspapers announced that Mamr Anderson would arrive in the city at one o'clock, a miscellaneous crowd began tc make tracks for the M