Newspaper of The New York Herald, August 16, 1861, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated August 16, 1861 Page 2
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?> ??. * " The Official Map of the Bull Run Battle Fields. We present our renders thin morning with s correol map or the held or action at Dull run, ami tlio position or cupied by tlie Union troops prior to the engagement, anii that or the rebel forces on tho llold of battle Tho illus tration is it copy of the |dun of operation transmitted by Gcnerul McDowell lo the \V.<r I epurtment, accompanying his graphic report. Front above cut it will be seen thnt Colonel Miles' (Fifth) division, consisting or tho First brigoilo, in command of Colonel liletiker, and the Second, commanded by Colonel Davits, occupied the advanced position on the left, wlil'e Colonel Kcyes had the out|K?t on the extreme right. In leaviug Centrevllle, and at the heights, part of Rlon ker's brigade, the Eighth and Twenty-ninth regiments New York Volunteers, were stationed. fin tlie left Captain BooIcwikhI, of tho Twenty-ninth regiment, with voluutoei artillery tnanniug the battery of tho Eighth Now York Slate Militia. Tidhull's (formerly Harry's) battery, on the left of the lust named, supported by tho Garibaldi Guard and the Twenty -seventh Pennsylvania regiment. Colonel Davles' brigade, indicated by four half black marks in a straight liue, supported Green's battery. Hunt's and Edwards'butteries were stationed ut illaclt burn's ford, and supported by Colonel Hicliurdstm's division. Near the stone bridge Tyier s division was drawn up, supporting Ayres' and Cariis'e's batteries, and across Cub run K?yes' division, flanked on the right by Howard. Further in advance of tho right Sherman'8 division oo CU)>ted tho line; on his left. at Hull run, General Sclicuck wag |>o?ted with his tlivis.on. Tlio double contrc line indicates the Warrcnton roail. on which, anil on tho left of it, tho heavy black lines Indicate tho enemy's position. General Boauregurd's headquarters nro show n on the map on the other side of Bull run, and tin light lines show where the cnomy's reinforcement arrived from Winchester, via Now Market. From this it will be seen that Griffin's bat tery was bearing the brunt of the battle, from the enemy's guns in position at Groveton and their flying artillery This battery hud the support of Burnside's brigade, T'nited States marines, and Colonel Porter's divi ion. On the right of Sudlev's Springs Franklin's division supported Bli kett'.s battery, which was stationed on the "Manassas Gup Railroad, partially graded and abandoned.' Still further to the right Arnold's battery played havoc On the enemy, aud hud as support Colonel Wilcox's brigade, whose position is mdicuted by being on the road to Guin Spring. Colonel Howard < ccupied a position about a mile beyond the stone bridge, on the right of Keyc division. According to Hi" above plan, Ibn reader will at once see What Important positions were held by the various commanders. General McDowell In his official rejiort say. 'that thecor)is (liis column) wore brought over Hull run in the manner proposed and put Into net ion ns before urriuigocl. and ty> to late in the uftnruoou (of the 21hI) every move montorderod was carrying us succecssfully totheobjeet v, had proposed before starting?that of getting to the railroad leading from Manassas to the Valley of Virgiuia, and going on it far enough to break up and destroy the coniniunica tion and interviews between the forees under Beauregard and those under Johnston. And could wo have fought a day or a few hours sooner, there is everything to s-lio >\ how we could have continued successful, even against the odds with which we contended.'' Especially Colonel Miles' division occupied a most important point, as well us Richardson's, who had the extreme left. However, the in trenchuicnt of Centrevillo was a imst foruiibnble and well-timed movement, which proved its efllacncy at the retreat, Colonel Miles having placed his forces iu order of defence, giving the command over to Colonel Blenker, Actiug Brigadier General, until Colonel Richardson broke up tils plans with hi.Interfcrencc. f rom the map it w ill be seen that the cue my's foroo3 were nearer lo Centreville than any other place indicate 1 in tliu illustration, and bail he once gained the heights at Contrevilie our army would have been annihilated or forced to surrender unconditionally However, the well ranged shots of Major Iltint and Captain Kdwardg, from their Parrot guns, on th" extreni" left, at Blackburn's ford, and of Lieutenant Green's rifled Parrott's, further to the right, deterred the enemy from advancing on our left, and found it extra hazardous to sti tempt a flank movement in that direction. As stated abovo, the enemy's reinforcements under Johnston, took good care to keep out of range of the last named batteries, and the eutire forces finally concen trated at and about Sudley'g Spring*. The country on the other side of Bull run is nothing but woodland, und the only way our commanders could notice ibe advance of the enemy was by the immense clouds of dust rai. d by the cavalry. Whon tlio case shots fell among them the same dust clouds could plainly he seen receding; and after twelve o'clock M. the throe Inst named batteries, by ordor of Colonel Miles, ceased firing. Beyond a littlo sklrwishing, nothing of uny consequence was done by thai portion of our army. Sometime after four o'clock this column was ordorc I to take up a position at Centreville, to cover the retreat, whilo Blenker's brigade was ordered forward as a reinforcement, and to rally the panic stricken troops. This brigade fired the lust shot at the pursuing cavalry. None of the lines in our map eau indicate the road taken by the troops iu their retreat. Tho Warrenton road being blocked up with vehicles, from a btiggy4o a four hors. army wagon. the old Braddock road (indicated on lb? map by tho line on which Howard's column is stationed) bodges, fluids and meadows were lined with the fugitives' REPORT OF THE SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT. Aruxuton, Va., August 2,1861. Captaix?For information of tho general commanding the dojiartment I bare the honor to submit the following report in reference to the subsistence of the army under bis command during its recent operations in front:?. On the 10th ultimo the commanders of divisions were directed to Roe that ail the troons of their resneetive mn monds have cooked and in their haversacks by three P. M. next day three days' rations; and orders were given that Ave days' additional subsistence should be loaded into wagon trains on the day of march, and follow the army on the day succeeding, and that a specified number of beer cattle should be driven forward with each train. Owing to the necessary number of wagons not boing rurnksho<l in season, to uninstructed and many worthless teamsters and green teams, and to gome of the roads being bad, only one of the trains?that in charge of First Lieutenant J. V. Hawkins, Second infantry, A. A. C. S.? was able to overtake the army on the morning of the 18th. It, with ninety head of beef catle, by travelling all the previous night, arrived at Fairfnx Court House on the morning stated, before the army,had taken up its mureh. During the morning, while the army was moving for. ward to Centrcville, it was thought tho othor subsistence trains, in charge of First Lieutenants O. Bell, First artil lory; James Curtis, Fifteenth infantry, intended for Colonel Heintxolmon's and (ieneral Tyler's divisions, respectively, would not roach the army in season, and I was directed to distribute the subsistence in the train pre sent as equally as possible among the several divisiona. Fourteen wagons, containing about 17,000 rations were sent In charge of Lieutenant Hawkins to the Fifth division, the remaining wagons were directed to imincdiately proceod toOntreville, and I had made the best arrange mouts in my power to distributo the provisions they contained among tho othor three divisions. Shortly after our arrival at Centrevlllo, I was officially informed ihnl the train, with sixty-fivo head of beef cuttle, in charge of Lieutenant Curtis, was in the vicinity, and the train, with seventy head of boef cattle, In charge of Lieutenant llell, was at Fairfax Court House, I then directed the first of these trains to come forward to Contrevillo and encamp for the night, and the second to come forward with as little dehty as iswsible, and mvsclf conducted the remaining wagons of Lieutenant Hawkins' train, and turned them over to tlio ofllccr (Lieutenant Meroill), directed by General Tyler to receive and distri ouie to tuc t irsi division me suosisiencc stores they con tainod. 1 endeavored to distribute the subsistence stores equal ly among the several divisions, according to the strength of each. but, In consequence of the necessity of breaking up the train in charge of Lieutenant Hawkins, which was intended for the divisions of Colonels Miles and Hunter, and the late arrivals of the others, difficulties arose, aud 1 may not have succeeded in iny object. Making due allowance for all losses on the march, according to the reports of the officers conducting the trains, and my own observation, at least (160,000) one hundred and sixty thousand complete rations were received by the nrny at and in the vicinity of Cent rev tile?sufficient for its subsistence for five days. In a circular from Department Headquarters, dated at Centreville, July 20,1861, commanders of divisions were directed to give the necessary orders that an equal distribution of the subsistence stores on hand might be made Immediately to the different companies in their respective commands, so that they should be provided with the Same number of days' subsistence, and that the same bo cooked and put into the haversacks of the men, nnd they were informod that the subsistence stores there in possession of each division with the fresh beef that could be drawn from the Chief Commissary, must lest to include the 23d instant. The three days subsistence it was directed the troops Should have In their haversacks by three }'. M.. on the 16th of July, should liavo lasted them to the afternoon of the 191b. "After the distribution made in compliance with the circulars above referred to, I know of scleral iDBtancs in which subsistence stores remained in possession of Division and Brigade Commissaries, and of others in which provisions were left on the ground of the encampments on the morning of the 21st of July. From personal observation on the march, on the morning of the '21st of July, T know that, generally, the haverBacks of the men were filled?whether properly or not I do not know, iv guu'.uial officers should bo bold giovuuuble % NEW THE BA' Topographical View of the 1 Position o: I j 1 ? J ( *11 a #'/ ) n <.$') L " & / / AM/v/a/A/^y ) \ _ Jcaa ***fr/c/arrs I, '?? ' SUDIFr SPRoJl / '1 x?J 7 f Av Jk^^BFAUREGARDS^y' / \ o _ ? c? J^fevn WATERS & SOW X for that. During llio battle an! following It, I noticed trcmely prec many flllod haversacks, canteens, blankets, and other at Muuassaa |iro|>crty, lying on the ground, thoir ownors having, The poes : doubtless, thrown them away to get rid of tho labor of vast impvrtu carrying them on so hot a day, and under such trying route either circumstances. South has. 1 bog leave to call your attention to the reports of l.ieutenants Bell. Hawkins and Curtis. The dotios they INC! performed were highly important, and all who aro ac- [From tl puilnled with the difficulties tinder which they labored jt }? Ut,(u,r .nd overcame, will know that they acted with judgment federate Shi and energy, and for tho host interests of the government. passage of a I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant. effective I'ort H. F. C1.AKKK, Capt. and Com. Subs. dred regime Captain James II. Fry, Assistant Adjutant General, Ar- hold, would liugton, Va. army bet we amply sufflc NEWS FROM THE REBEL STATES. ?-?? of subjiigiit OUR LOUlHVILTtR CORRESPONDENCE. muut. "'UH| requisitions IiOi'it<vn.LK, Ky., August 10,1861. flcicnt for . Movements in East Tennessee?The Death of Neutrality? nil the Iron Relative Position of the Opposing Forces, etc. operate agi _. . ' 'be new lav The movements in and on East Tennessee are at- lieu of men trading hero much less attention than their magnitude pared. Tin would seem to warrant. The peculiar itosltion in which of the cast .... , . ; ^ . thing ill ill (he true sons of the Union aro placed in their mountain army, mid fastness, tho "Switzerland of the South," Is eliciting tho policy both feeling of everv lover of liberty in our land, and the < engross \v . . ... . .. call out luiy movement which is to relieve them is looked to with U,uim anxiety. Its secresy is all that keeps the attention of our deem their pcoplo dormant for the time being. the W'a'be I have already notified you of tlio "death of neutrality." call of the I It was tho movement on East Tennessee which killed it, country. J and the history of that movement is briefly and plainly another por ... another por this:? '. tliia way tin A few weeks since the Tennessee rebel government, hie of tieari with a view to forostifll any movement on the part of tho mTal' e the'l East Tenncsseans, threw largo bodies of men into that sides and tl: part of the State. At Kuoxvillo, the bcuilquar- population c tori of the leaders of tho East Teunessocans, two Icderacy, is , ? . . _ ... to till up till regiments were posted, and at Cumberland cent of the Gup, through which a fino road enters Uie any other c State from Kentucky, and through which it was feared pl'/'of'' i'm arms would be transmitted, a brigade under General Cus. i,.rests of t well was posted, and have Intrenched themselves on the who are iu( mountain sides, covering tho northern approaches of the plantations, j _ . ' ... , 'bpir 'h""1' road. Their encampment is close upon tho Kentucky the men wl. .State line, and in ono instance, it is said, a battery is on ors, the pri Kentucky soil. There troops arc said to bo under com" ru^ifd'i ti'ii plete discipline, and in excellent health. In addition to during his the guard at this point, there arc portions of tho brigade South a loin at points further south, callod Big Creek Gap ami Baptist [h^NorR?6' Gap?thus, it is thought, completely blockading the gap. ent entirely Within the post week or two Brigadier General F. K. Zol strength to 'icoffcr has taken command of the forcos in this part of anJ 0"r. ?,n cancer," ab1 the State, and teFued his proclamation to the people of is rcajiy otl East Ttenucssee, which you have already published. Gen. against then Zol I (coffer was once in tho United States Congress, a load- ^e uoeded fi or of the Know Nothings; is a man of ability and some there must' sense of justice anil decency, as his proclamation will the South is show, it being the only mild and decent one yet proraul- [Fro gated bv a rebel Gcperal. But Zolllcoffor, like Pillow, , stated ?. A, n-u !. a ' had decided ments tiro mrtro than likclyto be of the game sort. I,6''n loJ,8 (1' The I'll ion men are dormant. They have made no do- particular n monstratlons since the original advent of troops Into their Jon *?, , , section, when, as advised, they In several instances sur- jearn thai rounded vfhole bodies of troOpe-aud were only kept from .leer ot dona compelling them to leave by tnelr lcadors. Hopes were ""'"'re entertained that thoy would grow *eak by degrees, and "lp in this hope the State government, fearful of them. re. ne undue in frainedfrom any decided hostile act, and attempted to n''? conciliate. The East Tjpnnesseeans hail tieen voting nient, ana v nearly 25,000 strong for tne Union. At the gubernatorial nation ol noi election, held immediately after the success at Manassas, when it waa earnestly hoped their strength hair decreased, LAWS they ran up a vote til' 28,000. Wo speak of those 28,000 as heing unarmed. Thoy arc illy provided with arms, Section 1. but not totally deficient. They hafo the old fashioned tnierica do i rifles in large quantities, and "are organized all over the war betwcei State in companies, which it is strongly suspected have tlon or govn regimental organization, and the companlts. It is thought, siou shall be could at a moment's not|ce take their places iu and |>er- the territor form a regimental parade, in this relative position 6tand nation or go the parties in their Own Stale. rate Plates Andrew Johnson haf promised them arms nnd assist- or the earn anee, and while thoy are anxiously Awaiting the hour and natives, ctti the arms, the latter are in this state, and the men who tion or gov are to convey them to thorn are assembling rapidly and age and up in large numbers. The encampment of the friends of the States, nnd i Tennessee Unionists is at Bryantsvllle, Garrard county. prchcudod,] Ky.,a village forty-eight miles smith of Frankfort and enemies; pr ninety miles northwest from Curaoerlnnd Gqp, to which zona of the a line turnpike road is the nearest route. At tills point Stales, with the Wentuckians, who have prlrntely enlisted, are con- shall make I oentrating. Judgo Iiromlette,of this State, declined to and ocknow hold court in lffpyle county this week, as he has charge the snpio, si of a regiment of government troops (as ho calls them), tlio act ext and had important military business at Bryantsville. Maryland, I For days past troops, consisting mainly of cavalry, have Columbia, i boon pouring Into this camp. On the 6th Instant 4S0 MexiCo, anc cavalry, from Marlon countyf went into camp at lliat shall not b point. I am not enabled to state the total number now at crime againi Itynntsvillr, but it is not less tlian 4,000 men, all splen ledge the at didly armed and equipped for the campaign. The time rate plates, for the advancq has almost qrrb'fd. Yesterday the Sectjon 2, arms Mored In this c\lf St the Custom Ho lift, ilPid Hi- htli'bennd tend' d for Eist Tenncsseca is, were removed ami sent for cr other put ward. At the same time 0,000 -land passed of0* the as aforesaid Covington and J/Xjpgton Railroad for the same p ut.- being permi The entrnnsc to East TetShessoo will bra matter easy shall refus' or accompllshm nt. The Union men there will do their establish sui duty, nnd th r rifles will servo in the rear to dislodge ' a'Vty may the intien'hed foe. With the Kentuckians advancing, S'ction 3. ami the Union men in their rca-, the n h. lt will mo c the l'r. sider than lave their hands full. With East Tennesscenns mat Ion, rcqi nroj"eil. the destruction of the Kast Tennessee and Vtr- raal s of fou glnln md F. ict Teon 'gsee and Georgia Railroa Is completi il. rai S'ai s, and Wc4?ra Virginia occupied, the Situation will to ex aio.i, aud u YORK. tUOCALD, KKIOA' TTLE Oj field of Operations?-0f the Troops Before a 6M ) \ l[ / ; ??? > r J#/ %f f / if _feL % ?C^ :arlous lo the Virginia liosl? who triumphed not beinj the pov sion or the railroads I hare named s one of the (onfi nice to tho government. It is the only direct such pro North and South or 1 a t and West that the tboConfi to be trei war, as? REASE OF THE REBEL ARMY. i?'","8," he Montgomery Advertiser, August 6 ] ,, i tood that tho Secretary of W,ar of tho Con- ''. ' r ?"' tes has, or will, re? mmond to Congress the inotinio , law he fore its adjournment to increase the , ,',n'' ;o of the army by llie addition of three bunnts. 'lliese, with llie number already lit tho tnay exit maka the entire strength. of the Confederate en live and six hundred thousand?a force nictates lent to bent hack any army which can bo hoc tun t tlie North. The Congress of the North has aroiesat' 0 hundred thousand men lo engage in the task ' ing the South, and the Confederate govern- risuictw of course take measures lo repel them. The courts ni already made on the Stales ure probably suf- author)/. present pur|toses. They are enough to meet enemy a ps which our enemies have yet organized to 5, unst us, but they will soon commence under ! v to organize their grand army of half a mil, and it will not do for them to find us unprce government fully appreciates the necessities conledei , and we presume Congress will do every- purs it 3 power lo increase the elllclency of the person o make tho adoption of a vigorous war a", com fcasiblo and desirable. II is probable that mat ion, ill [wise some law authorizing the President to compiau number ol troops, not exceeding three bun or may i ional regimonts, at any lime when he may be remo services necessary. It is hardly probable that ?r J? umber will be required al any onetime, but to the in enrolled, ofllcered and drilled, ready at the turns wl ["resident to take the field in defence of their prison n t portion may lie ordered into active service, order w lion placed in camps of instruction, and still , ,c- , tion left at home to drill until called for. In district e greater part of the people of the South, capa- against ing arms, may become accustomed to military , ,0* J, md fitted, whenever the opportunity occurs, held for the defence of their homes, their fire- shall , 0 icir country's independence. The total white said, to if the eleven Slates now comprising the con- discreet between five aud six millions, and therefore the wan 3 ranks of the proposed army, about ten per 08 1,10 cl entire white population w ill be required. In INCKEA! lountry than our own such a draft could not t tho Southern States can furnish thntnum- Sec- 1 iu and still not leave the material in America lie couutry in a suffering condition. Those forces t :apacltated for bearing aruis ran oversee the " the ( , and the negroes ran go on undisturbed in indepem labors. In the North the case is different; and lie i u> join tlie army of subjugation are tho labor- tary an xlucers and the factory operatives. Nearly America from that section, especially those from the number Lis. leaves s< i.ic branch of industry to suffer sand, w absence. The Institution of slavery In the mounter s enables her lo place in the Held a lorce so tions of r in proportion to her white imputation than servo fo or indeed than any country which is depend- morethi on free labor. The institution is a tower of service, the South, particularly In the present crisis, [?ccicmies will bo likely to flml that the "moral militia < out which their orators are so fond of prating, Sec. 3 io of tho most effective wcnixms employed fo or in 1 by the South. Whatever number or men may authoriz >r this war wo are confident our people stand 'y to the urnish. Wo arc all enlisted for the war, and f.Xtknb: be no holding back until tho independence of rues fully acknowledged. The O m the Richmond Enquirer, August 6 ] enact, T I some days ago that the Confederate Congress 's hci to largely increase the arniv. There hnve not ?l>ot r>l?nt/>o m In IIik iiicll<-o niirl n'nr.n.o.1,. nt !,? tllillk lit icnsure of increase, w ide there is no hesitn- batlalioi le policy of an incri a? to somo degree. We regimen ho pro|KiRition which still continues the sub- are or ? to Is the increase of the array to the extent of s"uri, M d thousand men. In tho estimation of many ma>" cnl Iters of Congress, this amount of force will not cveI' view of the present military preparations or such reg mpls in that direction of tho Lincoln govern- torcd lui rill contribute to a rapid and decisive tcrml tiik itilitieft. THE Three OF THE SOUTHERN CONGRESS. Twenty THE EXPULSION LAW. front Ma Tho Congress of the Confederate States of rail" to enact, That, whenever there shall be declared but, whi i tho Confederate States and any foreign na- privilegt rnment, or any Invasion or predatory incur- thing wl perpetrated, attempted or threatened against presence y or the Confederate States by any foreign squads, vernment. and tho President of the floofedo against t shall make public proclamation of the event, in front e shah be proclaimed by act of Congress, all the narr zons,, or subject's of tho hostile na one la at crmcnt. being males of fourteen years of stop a ni wards, who shall be within the Confederate tinel wi not citizens thereof, shall bo liable to be ap- Such is t restrained or secured and removed as alien guard di ovided, that during the existing war, citi- VancyO United Stat'-8 residing within the Confederate windows intent to becorao citizens thereof, and who tory are t docktration of such Intention, in due form, the uppc lodging the authority of tho govorment of have no fall not becomo liable, as aforesaid, ?or shall they arc end to citizens of the States of Delaware, the wind Kentucky, Missouri and of tbo District of with out ?nd the Territories of Arizona and New On Sat 1 the Indian territory south of Kansas, who in a gam o chargeable with actual hostility, or other ono of tl it the public safety, and who shall acknow- tented u ithority of the government of tho Oonfcdc- dieate tl treated i , Tito President of the Confederate States the cross ho is hereby authorized, by his proclamation Zouaves die act, in c iSo of oxistmg "or deciarqd war, to carry , to provide for tho removal of those who,not tubs, frc tted to reside within the Confederate States, detailed or ueglect to depart therefrom; and to ed to crt jh regulations in the premises as the public tended t require. fti. but i Immediately after thf passage of this ar t stay twf it of I be (.Wfol-rute Slat shall, by procla- wood's f lire all c I irons of the United Slato;, being moved I irlo -ii year- at.d upwards, within the Uonfcdt of the pi and ndlierin ; to the government of the United b it tl ol fiknowledgiug thoauthoiity o[ the same, and, V, AUGUST 10, 1861. F BULL an. McDowell's Official 1 nd at the Engagement. __ i \ \ /J&P !ili!!| ?^JPV ? "?^oo4 ' X -V \ >*? \ * y/?/CMARDSOA/S> I ~~ I Dotted lines nc I ?s\ vouttcs on the nij jg^ fT i\ 3j4 I H nvi- lines d. . 'mthtV \ ^- .***? the next day, at \y^ -7 W?? mcntat Budley'i ^ J Black lines ind / lines the Union t n ""'2/* H Miles' divis cox's brigade; it \jj>'.2r ~X*ft~ brigade; <? l'or Huruside's brigai#5"* Ar ; citizous or the Confederate States, nor within tho front iso of the first section of this act, to dt part from cil comrnd derato States within forty days from the date of depicted u clumation; and such persons remaining within Kvcrylx sderate Slates after that time shall become liable prisoners? ateil as alien enemies; and in all cases of declared South," tc ifo said, aliens resident within tho Confed.uat s of until I.i lio shall become liable aa enemies, ai a or. said, best bohu aha I not h. chargeable with actual hostility or that they me eg i 11 -1 tho public safttv, shall b' allowed pleofthei for tho dis|ositiouof their cms ts, uud for do- rat is som w hich may he stipulated by any treaty with such is stated t Hn n or government, and when 110 s'ucb treaty cdto"ear it the l'ie idont si.all prescribe such time as may rate armj

iteut wilti the public safety, and arcord wiib the We bop of 111 mainly snd national hospitality. spiritual \ 1 4 Al tor any declared war or proclamation as aptly rem 1, it shall ho tho duty of ttie several courts of the at your d( me Mates and or each State having criminal Ju- prisoners n, and of the several judges and Justices of the which si; I the Confederate Status, and they are hereby and land I ed, upon complaint against any alien or ulien us a large s afrro-aid, or persons coming under the provi- to the "d< this act. Who shall tie resident or remaining in the Bcochors at estates, and at large within the jurisdiction of Jesus" is ge or court, as aforesaid, contrary to the intent would uol n-t and of the proclamation of the President of the tract, in v ale States or the regulations proscribed by him ho iuvitei mice of tliis act, to cause sucli alien or aliens. Bethel ch r persons, as aforesaid, to be duly apprehended might be reyed beforosurh court, Judge or justice for exam- portunlty anil after a full examination and hearing in such founded u at, and sufficient cause therefor appearing, shall It migli ardor such alien or aliens, person or persons, to the Decls v.c I out of the territory of the Confederate Slates, "self-evitl otherwise dealt with or restrained conformably would he dent of this act ; and the proclamation or rogula their min iieh may be prescribed as aforesaid, and may in norunce, I r otherwise secure such alien person until' tlio of the Sou Inch shall he made shall be performed. the funda n 5. It shall bo the duty of the marshal of the 1"7C, "th in which uny alien enemy or person offending pinoss, go the provisions of this act shall be apprehended. their just the President of the Confederate States, or by I t of any court, Judge or justico as aforesaid, required to depart aud to be removed as afore- THANKS execute such order by himself or deputy, or other person; and for such execution the marshal havo Resolve ant of tho President or the court, or the judge. America, ase may be. R"d ore E OF TllK ARMY?FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND Johnston MEN CALLED FOR. ! . The Congress of the Confederate States of ,i, do enact, That in order to provide additional V. 'j. 0 repel Invasion, maintain the rightful possession , ' jonfedcrate States of America, and to secure the h , tence of the Confederate States, the President bo, L f-tet rv ? hereby, authorized to employ the militia, milid naval fortes of the Confederate States of , and to ask for and accept tho services of any . rf"? of volunteers, not exceeding four hundred thoii- " ho may offer their services, either as cavalry, mado tenn 1 rillemcn, artillery, or infantry, in such propor- rals in r i VUCBi' m il'iui Ul ma OB III- U1UV uicra expeulCUl, 10 nitih-ncanU r a period of not less than twelve months, nor m three years, after thoy shall be mustered into . unloss sooner discharged. .hi?1 2 refers to the manner of the organization of the ? *T ir volunteers under this act.] nn att,ftc" . Nothing in this act shall be construed to extend {2V ! ,P any wise to alter any act heretofore passed, and Lionels c ing the President to receive troops offered direct! Confederate States for the war or for less time. ?iU . tON Or THE ARMY ORGANIZATION OVER KEN- A^frlen, iY, MISSOURI, MARYLAND AND DELAWARE. forc clm, ingress of the Confederate Stntes of America do easuallv t hat the President of the Confederate States bo and "Weij reby authorized to grnnt commissions to ollicers, America' re the grade of captain, to such persons as he may uvr0 to raiso and command volunteer regiments and ' is for the service of the Confederate States; said ts and battalions to he composed of persons who A corn avo been residents of tlte States of Kentucky, Mis- '"rom Kiel arylaniPbr Delaware, and who havo enlisted or .. How d tat under said officers, upon the condition, how- onocomp at such shall not hold rank or roceivc pay until '"8 into c flmentsor battalions have been raised and mus- shape, an to serv'lce. who had i nothing a UNION PRISONERS AT RICHMOND. of the occ [From the Richmond Whig, August 5.] by prom largo tobacco factories on Main street, near other em' fifth, are now occupied by the prisoners brought South hit nassas. Wc have not been furnished with a --per- blood of visit the interior of any of these prison depots, ready to tie in pursuit of information, havo indulged in the lay dowr >, common to all, of an outside view. The first cause. T Jich will arrest the attention of*a passer-by is fho armies. > of a number of soldiers moving lazily about in tholr hon or sitting upon tho sidewalk with their backs tins most ho fences, while sent inch arc pacing up and down transport of and alongside the factories, 'l'he inner lino of perfect u.? ow brick pavement is the timlt. within which no lory the lowed to pass without a "permit." If JM do bat their rifle: anute and project your too over tho line, the sen rope, whi 11 require a retrograde movement of your foot, choicest w he discipline. The force at present employed in ly viands, itv Is composed of the B. Y. G.'s, (Buckingham from the < uard) nnd soldiers of tho IJrovisiona) army. The uniform, i of tho first and second stories of Norwood's fae- scriptions furnished with a few iron bars. The windows hi up here ai r stories, as well as those in the other factories, for or reel Buch attachments. The prisoners, except wfion plies for t sleeping or eating, are constantly gazing out of dies and lows. They aro not allowed to hold conversation matron hi stdors, but cliat freely with each other. bandages, urday we observed four of the prisoners engage I prepare tl o of cards near one of the windows. At auother times wit lem was smoking a pi|>c, and seemed quite con- safety of ith bis lot. Wc mcntioa these little facts to in thecontr: lat the "Yankees''(as they are termed) arc not panics lit vith that rigor which some havo supposed. On gather up t street a squad of ton or fifteen of them, mostly men musl , were engaged with spades In digging a treuch of the chi off the ra n Others were "toting" water, in tliau hum im a spring near by. Three or four have been Rl to waii upon the wounded, and these were allow- [ iss the street from oue factory to another unat- Troops iy a guard. Most of the prisoners seemed cheer- Manassas some looked haggard and dejeete 1. During our full of sol ifineheunci drew up at the frcnt door of liar- forward a lory. Each contained a coffin, which was re- also anue ato the building On inquiry wa learned that two the lviist rlsono s had died from wounds roccit Cil iu the by Genet1 " the 21-t ultimo, and their bodi s were about to t'or'asko lo the but'Mi ground. The prisoners crowded to .f'jUn Rob RUN. v u 0 J Map, Showing the I 1 a 11 ti ~D A A ' ! ~ ?/ KEYES L iiS Wr ^nnkg?1^ 0 Vsi? 4^, i +l+i fei,. /fj] *? Bs7 [jjjj:;j / ? si ^v*"i-:ij / * P I * ?i NOTES. !ar Ccntreville indicate sites of bight of July 26, 1661. enote the position of the forces on the commencement of the cngage* springs. icate the rebel and the half black roops. ion; V Menker's brignde; D WilFranklin's brigade; F Howard's ter's and Hunter's divisions; II de. windows lo witness tlio removal of tlielr departlos; but curiosity, rather than sympathy, was pon their countenances. xly is asking, "What's to ho done with the Some suggest that they be sent "down > Fort Sumter and elsewhere, to bo taken care ucoln is ready to exchange. Others think tho ved amongst thorn should bo sent home, in order may impart their experience to the deluded pcor section, upon the same principle that a sick ictlmes turned loose to frighten others away. It hat the shoemakers among them will be requirn their grub'' by uiakiug shoes for tho Confede0 that while the prisoners are kept hero their velfaro will not bo neglected. John Randolph urked on a certain occasion, "The heathen are xirs." The same remark is applicable to the . and conveys a hint to our missionary societies muld not lie disrogarged. Why, "compass sea lo make one proselyte," when we have among number of men who have'beon so accustomed JCtrines of devils," preached to them by the and Cheevers of the North, that the "Gospel of 1 absolutely unknown lo many of them. We l require tlcm to listen to a discourse, or read a irhlch (be truth was proclaimed, but they should I to attend divine service every Sunday at the lurch, or some other convenient place, which fitted up for the pur|>oge, and thus have tin opof hearing a profitable and wholesome sermon, pon the Word of God. t not lie amiss to furnish them with copies of iration of Independence, so printed that tho lent truths" of that impcrisluiblo instrument brought conspicuously to their attention. If ds arc not totally blinded by prejudice and igthey would not fail to perceive that the pcoplo itli arc vindicating, while the North is opposing, n.ental principle asserted on the 4tli of July, at to secure life, liberty, ami tlic pursuit of bspivernmonts are instituted among men, deriving powers from the consent of the governed." MISCELLANEOUS^ NEWS ITEMS. ur iur, unurai tunuiiiwn iu the. keull COMMANDERS AND THEIR TROOPS, d, by tho Congress of the Confederate States of That the thanks of Congress arc eminently due, hereby cordially given, to General Joseph E. and to General Gustavo T. Beauregard, and to s and troops under th ir command, for the great I victory obtained by them over tho forces of 1 States, far exceeding them in number, in tho the 21st of July, at Manassas, and for the galurago and endurance evineod by tbcm in a proul continuous struggle of more than ten hours-* , the results of which will be realized in the xesscs of the war, and which, in tho judgment ss, entitles all who contributed to it to I lie grati- ' lelr country. d, further, That llio foregoing resolution be wu in appropriate general orders, by the genommand, to the oilicers and troops to whom it is TIJE WATERLOO OF AMERICA, ssas letter to the New Orleans 1'icayune, says:? iday night before the battlo, in expectation of c Saturday morning, General Beauregard held a f war, at which nil Brigadier Generals and commanding brigades wore present. On bidding il bye, he shook them cordially by the hand and >w, gontlcmon, let to morrow "bo the Waterloo of I who was present at the council the night beteed to meet the Geuoral the next morning, and emarkod:? General, to-day i3 not to be tho Waterloo of replied the General, "but to morrow will be." THE TWO ARMIES, ispondent of the Charleston Courier, writing imond July 30, says:? ifforent the two armies from each other. Tim nsed of broken down politicians, who were sinkibscurity, and anxious to gain notoriety in some d a large class of laborers, mostly foreigners, uo choice but to enlist or starve, who, having t stake, could see nothing but thercpulsivoncss upeUon, and whose courage bed to be sustains A ising them "bloodless victories," while the nraces men 01 cver.v nunc nnu swwon in me. me s poured forth no the field of Manassua the best her sons, and hundred* of thousands moro tiro lake their place, (111 up tho broken ranks, and i their lives, If need be, in the same sacred 'hen how different the paraphernalia of tho two Their men are clad in nay and coatly uniforms; tea richly caparisoned; their wagons built after approved pattorns, for the express purpose of iug their army supplies; their ambulances us i (kill and money can make them; their artilb 'si and meet effective that canbe bought; 3, from the most approved manufacturers of Eulo the quarters of their olllacrs abound with tho 'ines aud liquors, and the richest and most costOur men nro dressed in service uniforms, made :onrsest cloth; only a simple braid denotes the Their wagons are of all colors, sixes and do, gathered from the neighboring farmers, picked id there whenever they can be found, and paid sived as gifts, as the oaso may be. Their supbe wounded consist of sundry parcels and buiiboxeg, prepared by tho bands of love. Many a is taken her bed linen and torn it into strips for , while fair bands have toiled early and late to if lint which was required, consecrating it ofteuh tears, and baptizing it with prayers for tho the loved and tho triumph of our arms; nor Is ist less in artillery and rifles. Some whole comivc been formed", who have been compelled to the guns from the neighboring planters. Sportsforget their pursuits and forego the excitemmt ise, for their guns arc needed for other purp?eees ling game. :bf.l troops arriving in Virginia. From the Richmond papers, August 0.] continue to arrive in Virginia since tho battle of Says the Lynchburg Virginian, "Our city is dlcrs". We lmvo never sceu so ninny hurrying to the seat of war." Tho Lynchburg papers unco tho arrival there of tho first regiment of i brigade from New Orleans, which was raised nl Tochnian, but Is now commanded by Coioncl w~kl. Onocf thovompaulcs is cnmroeud.ed by luson,tho well kr.owu circus proprietor, tmd his 1 oil James, thy famous equestrian. In a liouteuiuit lo ItM ,iinc cnm|?ny The "Polish" Brigade seems to emhrtM Imosl every nationality imiler the miiii. Tiio an ival of another l/jiiisnuia regiment, cotu|K?wt hielly ol'! . "lu ll Creoles, in announced in the llii Innoud a|H'in It U commanded by Colonel Mmdovillc Manguy, din wis educated at the I'olylecbnian school, m ranee, was the military companion and ""--rimit of lb* ite Duke ol Orleans, and Is a gentleman ronowuod f#r ha liivalry and soldierly qualities The I.ioutcuant Colonel, tiles Denis, is also a line officer. and the Major, Dumoadl, Served with distinction in lin* Crlmeau war. This gluittnl lias inaichlun orders for Manassas. Ionic la re, fortnorlj a distinguished mouther "f Cuugrusa frum errtsiana, is Quartermaster of tills regiment. The Twelfth North Carolina regiment lias nlao arrived I Hichnioiid. It iiumheretl one thousand uieu. The regimilt is coniiiian led by Colonel l'elligrew, au olUcer ef ue attainments. COf.onef. oamkkon'h remains. The Richuiouti Ur jti'eh says:? A day or two ngo a ling of iruce came to our picket* and 'lit in th' following to Colonel .1. K. B. Stuart, of the tvalry, coiumauding at Fairfax Court House:? Wak Dkiakimknt, July 80, 1861 To whom it may concern:?The hearers, Messrs. Oorian, of Baltimore.' Applogato and Sturgeon, visit Kickloml for the single pnr|sis? of obtaining the remains Of ue late Colonel Cameron. All the I'niied States troopa III show them the utmost courtesv and protection going ml returning SIMON OAM-KRON, Secretury of War Colonel Stuart returned tho couitnuuication with thn jllowiug endorsement:? IU'Adui'aktkrs. Fairfax Coi'rt Tlotr-n, ^ siugusi i. 1001 f The within communication hits boon sent mo, hut bell* tddrcssed 'to whom it may concern." tg nturmd forth# eawm licit its object does not concern mo, cor any on* lite, tlmt I am aware of, lu the Confederate States of imoricu. J. K. n. STUAltT, Colonel First cavalry, comtnnudtng. The gmllcmvu were also Informed that General Johnton, wit n properly addressed on th' subject, would glee ny aid m liis power for the recovery of Colonel C.'s renalus. rilK REBEL COL. ELZEY AT THE DCIX Rt'K RATTLE. Colon, i Vaughn says in a letter written the day oftet he light ?I feel certain that the brlinide commanded by lolonel Klzoy. composed of the Tenth and Thirteenth Vlr ;lnin regiments, and the Maryl. nd mid East Tennessee eglments, turned the scale in our fat or. The ofliciul re>orts speak of these t hings. Lieutenant Colouol Recro, in a letter, also gays?linme liutHv ufter the battle, Geucial Heauregard meeting with mr gallant lJzey (late a Captain in tbe United States Army), who commanded tho Fourth brigade, said to him ?u the b attle Held: "W,\ you are tin' llliicbei of the day, ind have turned the tide of tho battle." On the same lay Colonel F.lzev was comnisMoned by Preeldcut I'avle Brigadier General. CONDITION OF AFFAIRS IN GEORGIA. [From t'u r.ingt r (Me) Whig. August lo ] Two yn.u.g la Ih 8. of th s city, huve recently returned rem Geo g a. where th y have been e gaged in teaching Jn urriv ug at Loulsvihe. Kentucky, they fonnil them ves wilnnut money i r mo ins to p .y their bills, except t Georgia draft on New York for $160. wh.Plic u'.d not bee. b'cl in Inuigvillc. because. us a pricvithn ng.vnst itslos . it la d been made tiavabe to a ii isou li New York. Under those circumstance* tie landlord of the Gat House (Mr. Silas F. Miller) very generously a Iv anted the young ladle)$76, without sceuiity, i |ion tho more promise to deposit tli? am >vnt to hie credit in New York, lie lie o attended a siduo sly to all their wants, aud tuani Posted ih utmost kind' ess 'o t(i m. 'ih > yo mg In 5 o s I sft Macon, cie rg a, two days after the tnitlle at Manassas, the news of which had just roaclied that point The n-pre eutation tl o e was that 80,000 (' t nips were p esent agant 40,000 ieh'Is. anil that 9,000 o: the I'niouists wire ki led, and 1,000 only of tho rebels. At tho tame tinv It wuh adinittod llm . of the Georgia legimeuts alone, two were almost destroyed, as well as one or two Qf tho South Carolina regiments. A company from Macon, composed of young men of the lirsl families, belonged to the Seventh Georgia regiment (tho same that was so terribly cut up by this Maine Second),and Of 8f> privates in tlial company t was saidlthat all but 20 were kilted. The bells wore lolled, and there was universal mourning. There is great destitution at the South of many of tho articles of subsistence and clothing: butter .10 routs per pound; coffee, spices and many articles of groceries hardly to be had at any price; cotton and olher cloths Relllng at two or thre^ tim-s the usual prices. Corn is very scarce and high, but the new crops were ggnd and would soon be ready for harvest. Southern corn, is stated, will not keep for any length of time, as our Northern corn, and a few mouth's will again reduce thorn to straits for food. They are how encouraged by the leaders with the id'-a that the blockade will certainly lie broken up this l'all. Jvif. Davis has promised that it will be removed before Christmas. Meantime, Northern sent incut is mtorepresented and perverted by artful extracts from a few Northern papers, and they are thus led to believe that the North will yet yield to the Southern demand*. DEFENCES OF PORTSMOUTH, TA. A Portsmouth correspondent of the Richmond Enquinr, writing on the 20th, says:?Our military aro now divided into three divisions. The first under Brigadier General Whithers, of Alexandria; tho second under charge of C'ulono! Ulutichnrd,of I-ouisiann, and the third uuder brigadier General l'emberton, late of tho United State* Army?all subject to Brigadier General Benjamin linger. The recent dovelopement of the plans of Butler and .Stringham, with respect to an ullack here, creates no fear of tho result; but tho desire that the Navy Department , should place a larger force to work on the Mcrrimac la general. Tho opinion is expressed that in three woeka, w iui me requisito number or workmen, she can be mad* ready, nud in a style that will be proof a pain"1 both shell and shot. If from no other reason, tlio siol havoc such battery could make among the Lincoln surf boats', it brought into requisition, would seem to advise her completion at the earliest moment. CONSECRATION OF A REBEL FI.AO. The New Orleans Bulletin contains the following ac count of the consecration of the flag of the French I-egtoe by the most reverend the Archbishop of New Orleans:? This spleudid corps, commanded by Major A. Kocherau and composed of Frenchmen exclusively?that is, subjects of the F.mperor Napoleon, though residents and buatness men her??some six hundred strong, had their flag consecrated, under a canopy prepared for the occasion; ou Jackson square, against the Jaekson statue. Th? roverond Father I'crchc delivered the oration, and tb< most reverend Archbishop Odin performed the ceremony or ronsecrating the flag?a flag rich bevoud description? being comjtosed of the red, white, "and blue stripe* oi Lotiisiima, with a perpendicular union of blue, white and rod. representing the tri color of France, and the yellon star of Louisiana in the middle bar. with the proper embroidery as to the legion covering the French tri-coloref part of the flag. Madam" Uiielbo, donor of the ting, im ral young ladies as god mothers, and the veterans el '1ft, occupied seats on the stand. The French soldiers I made a splendid uppearancc, as they stood around in the circular walks of the square, whilst the multitude outsid* equalled iu density anything that we ever saw around that square, so famous for its splendid spectacles and multitudes. RESERVE CORPS OF THIRTY THOUSAND RKBELB IB TENNESSEE -PROCLAMATION OK GOVERNOR HARRIS. Whereas, By the act of the General Assembly, passed May 0, 1861, it is made the duty of the Governor "U raise, orgnnizc and equip a provisional force of fifty-flvt thousand volunteers, twenty-flvo thousand of whom,o* any less number which the wauts of the service may d? mnnd. shall be fitted for the field at the earliest practice tile moment, and the remainder of which shall be held I . serve, ready to march at short uotice;" and whereat the provisional force which lias been organized, armed, equipped aud fitted for the field lias been transferred M tlio service of the Confederate Stales; and whereas the President and Congress of the United States have bee* dcu. to the promptings of justice, mid notwithstanding th'-ii iroups liave been iagii riously defeated in their plant of subjugation by the intrepid valor of the South, have appropriated immense amounts of money and aro bring lug into the tield largo additional armaments to effect there purpose of overriding and trampling upon thf rights and liberlies of our people; now, therefore,!, Isnatn G. Harris, Governor of tho State of Tennessee, m virtue of the authority in mo vested by the above recited act, do issue this my proclamation,appealing to the patriotism of the people to raise, organise and thoroughly prepare a reserve force of thirty thousand volunteers, to bo styled the "Reserve Corps of Tennessee,''which shall be organized in compnnies,battalion!. ' regiments and brigades, and mustered into the service of the State and held ready to march at short notico; but not put on pay or subsistence, or withdrawn from thell ordinary vocations until the necessity for actual servton shall arise, when they will lie ordered out ou duty and placed on the same footing of the other twelve months volunteers. Officers will be appointed to visit tho respoctivn counties in which companies may be raised, organized and muster them into service after they shall harvu re|xirt6d themselves by companies to the Adjutant General. Wh?a thus mustered into service they will b? required to drill by companies at ioast once a week, and by battalions and regimenis n? often as once a month, and, when on duty, , will bo subject to the rules and articles of war. In witness wherof I have hereunto set my hand aud caused the great seal of the State to be a(Iix6d at the Kxeoutlve office, la Nashville, this 7th day of August, 1881. I SHAM G. HARRIS. By tho Governor, J. F,. R. Ray, Secretary of State. PKEAC1IKKS Ilt'NG. IK TKKKB88BB. rtVnm >l,n Mount Vernon Kiiardian. Anmiat 7.1 We have the information direct from two intefligsol men, living about tbreo nnjt n half miles south of Salem, named K. K. Allen and Allen Straight, who were forced W leave Whito county, Tenner see, about the 1st of July last, that they were eye witnesses to the hanging of two minim tors of the Gospel connected with the Methodist Episcope* church, one named Rev. John Greer, the other an Eldest named Hod son. These clergymen had been notified to ea< list in tho Southern army or leave the- State, hu( not gap* posing the mandate would bo enforced upon person# ?4 their calling, they neither enlisted nob did they leave them homos and families. Thergftceaslon devil* took them oak and hung them by the neck like doge. Messrs. Allen IH Straight witnessed the alfkir.aml having been served wltM a similar notice, they deemed it prudent to leaven* the* could n<* find It in their hearts or conscience to lake up nrms against tho Stars and Stripesef their country. Om of th?m loft a farm worth |8,0O0. They are botih well In* formed men, and'their statement seems to he in every way reliable. M all events, it accords with what we hour of similar outrages in every part of the South. There la no doubt whatever that a. reign of terror exists in that region , of which, wo in tho North can form bub a. faint coaeepmm. A MTSCrLAH ItOEt. CHRISTIAN. A correspondent of the Memi>his Appvtl says:?Par?oa Rippctoc, a Methodist preacher, and captain of a Virginia company, performed prodigies of valor at the first taking of Sherman's battery (for It was taken, then lost, and then taken again). He out the throats of the horses, and then engaged l.leut. Sherman in a hand lev hand conflict with sabres. After a ten minutos'fight?both being u> compltshcd swordsmen?he severed Sherman's head from his body at one blow. UTRAT'B FIELD GLASS FOR 7KS REBEL GENERAL AN? DERSaM. (Tram the Nashville Gazette.] The field glass used by G#n. Mural through tho Rimilng campaign is tho pwperty of our fellow citizen, P. F. Tavet That gentleman yeeterahy tendored it to Gen. S Andsc. son, who now lias it ifi his possession, and will probably have some use for tho Instrument bofiu-e the dlose of th present war. It Is 2}( foot long, anil d'scerua Ol/ltfctrcolor aul a distance of OK mibs. ' J

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