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Id= 13 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
An Impatient Play-Goer.—"A theatrical company was playing in one of the interior towns of the West, Shakdspeare's Othello, and when Othello demanded of Desedmona 'the handkerchief! the handkerchief!' a green 'un called out impatiently: 'Never mind the handkerchief; don't wait for that; blow your nose with your fingers and go ahead."
Id= 12 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
End of TnE Woiim—An English astronomer has come to the conclusion that the sun has not illuminated the earth more than five hundred million of years, and that it is burning out so fast that inhabitants of the earth cannot continue to enjoy the light and bent
Id= 10 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
If Congrass, j* it proposes; shall lay .irhca--irjp, .;^w v > ;onv ; h' ooj«, * io^y-of; ilie-woniec will collapse. ; ' . *" -V' " -. '"' ¦:" ¦ " •/',, ' : " ' 7;¦ '" ¦ ' ' A Singular Peophect.—^The following circumstances, says the Richmond Whiff, recently occurred at Pen'sacola, and its tntth is Vouched for by a trust-worthy officer of the army: ' •' • ¦ '„'. " ' "A soldier in the Confederate service fell into "along and profound sleep, from which his ^comrades vainly essayed to aronse Kim. At last he woke up himself. He then stated that he should die the next afternoon at 4 o'clock, for it was . so revealed to him in his dream. He said in the luBt week of the month of April would be fought the greatest and bloodiest battle .of modern.'times, and that early in May-peace' would break upon the land more suddenly an unexpectedly than the war had done in the beginning.— The first, part of the prophetic dream has been realized, for the soldier died the next day at £ o'cl...
Id= 26 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
* ft ~^^^^^^SS^^^B5i^^k Vort;vri flotit mat Mikmtnid sbret! ' White brtMv* tho foe but fall* before at. With Freedom V«oil twneath oar feet,. ' • Anil PwetfomV banner Mrejiiuing o'er vat . . HW.-rWe want * few cords of dry wood. Patrons who promised to supply us Will confer a special favor by attending to the-matter soou. . Borough Election;—The following individuals were elected Borough Officers on Tuesday last:—Burgess—Henry Unger. Town Council—Geo-. Fourthman, Jerome Beaver, Geo. Bender, John Irvin and Daniel Firmwait. HigK Constable^—Win. B. Crouse. - Anct'ter Supply.—M. 51. Stonkr, Esq., has just received from Philadelphia another supp ly of fresh drugs, medicines, and other articles usually sold by Druggists. See advertisement. The Variety Store.—Our friend Beaye^ of the Variety Store, nag quite recently received another assortment of boots,, snoeS^ liate anil caps, embracing all of the Litest stylos of summer huts for men- aud boys.— See advertisement.-- - ¦ ¦¦ in» Rebel ...
Id= 46 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
the United ^ Std^J^'opS^^i^o^t . ¦ - ¦ . J?$i&h. : I^^JiiF/. - ¦> '%, A Large Number of Cannon and Great Quantities of Camp Equipage,jCaften.,. Wt bavxlryand Ftytiig Arktiery in-Fur ^ • : •¦¦ „ .. • .. ' :.•»#•. :- , -- - ¦ ¦ Fouteebs MosBOE,iMay, 4.—Yorktown was evacuated by the rebels last night, and our troops now occupy the . enemy's wrlfs. X A large anibuat of eainp equipage and guns, which thoy could not destroy for fear of being seeri, - were lettbehind. IIeauq'rb Army, of rat Potomac, ) May 4—9 tfeloek, A. M } ' To the Hon. B. M. Stanloni Bodretaryuf War. We have the enemy's ramparts, their guns, ammunition, camp equipage, etc:, and hold the entire lino of his works, which the engineers report as being very strong. , I have thrown all my cavalry and horse artillery in pursuit, supported by infantry.— I move Gen. Frunkliu's division and as much more as I can by water up to West~Point today. No time shall be lost. Our gunboats have gone up York river. ' I om...
Id= 56 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
Honors w^ennayivaniaKeglmenti _=ii;ne-Penn3ylvanla-Hosp ital-at Yorktovna. . . llarrisburg, April 3).—Thefollowing order ha» juat been isimci:— . OKNKIIAL ORDKR NO. 21 Headq ' rs 1' ENN.i, MrtiTiA, ) HArtuisBuao, Apr. 3-J , -186,2. ) In acknowle Igeuient of the'gallantry of the 77th lteginieiit of Infantry, Ponna. Volunteers, Col. F. S, Stuiubuugh commanding, 1 at Shilo, Tonneidoem\d of the first Regiment of Cavalry, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Col. George D. Biyard, commanding at Fulmouth, Virginia, it is ordered that ''Shilo, April 7th, 1862," be inscribed on the flag of the 77th Kegimout of infantry., and that. ••Faluiouth. ApriL. 18th, 1862," be inscribed, on the flag of tho 1st Jlegi inont of Cavalry, and that this order be re ^ iJ ut the head of ull the regiments af Poniwylvani* Voluu' By o«ler of . A. G. CURTIGV . -' Governor and Comipander-in-Chief. (Signed^ A ^ L. RUSSBL. Adj't Gen. The Governor "has received through Adjutant General ilus!>ell, tho most gratifying...
Id= 53 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
Capture of the Rebel Steamer Bermuda With a Cargo of Gun Pincder, Cannon, Swonh, Pistols, Ammunition, and Other Contraband Gi.o h.-Philadelphia, May 4:—The rebel steamer Bermuda, which Hailed from Liverpool abput tho 1st of April, for Bermuda, was captured on Sunday last off the Holo in the Wall, by the U. S. steamer Mercidita, Commander Stellwagon, and brought here kst evening'in charge of prize master Abbott.— Her cargo is principally powder, munitions of war *«d arms. She is heavily liideu^- Hor captain, crew and twelve passengers were also taken. ' "Washington , May 4.—Tlje . U. S. steamer Mercidita. Commander Stcllwagen, on the 27th tilt. , about 15 miles north of Hole in the Wall, captured the. steamer Bermuda, laden with articles contraband of war, among which arc 42,000 pounds of powder, 7 field and gun carriage?, and :» number of cannon, swords, pistols, shells, fuses, cartridges, military goods, saltpetre, saddles, ingots, tin, &c. She has been taken into Phila...
Id= 34 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
' Dan Hatsel.—wo are informed upon reliable authority, that a shallow brained tory, living near Ringgold, " and nick-named Dan HCTZEfc, baa recently been ^ saying some pretty hard things about us, and boasting that he proscribed the Record. It-is true that Dan did stop bis paper a few weeks since, and not satisfied with hav : ng done bo, is indeavoring'to induce others to make asses of themselves. . We are of the opinion that <his account would still stand open but for the appearance of our Rebel Gallows. Fire in the Mountain.—>Ou Wednesday lasta fire broke out in the Mountain, near Hugh' * Soiling Mill. At, last accounts it was still burning. An immense amount of . rails, cord wood, etc., has doubtless been . consumed. . .-. ,;•' KSkJt is thought that Beauregard lost not lets-than 28,000 men in killed, wounded, and prisoners, and the sick, used up, and panic stricken, during- bis movement from Corinth ujton Pittsbn»g Landing., Our burial parties report that betw...
Id= 55 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
meet a rebel boat in which he promised to sond down from Richmond fiVe* hundred Union prisoners in exchange for those releas. ed by Gen. Burnaide. ^'Up to the hour the boat starts, notidiugs have been heard from them. They are expected to arrive to-night. Brilliant Fight at Iie . iianon, Tenn. Morgan's Cavalry Totally Routed^ Louisville, May 0,—\ desj»!»b. says that General Dumont, with portions of Woolford's and Smith's and Wynkoop a Pennsylvania, cavalry, attacked Morgan aud Wood' * rebel cavalry, eight-hundred iu imaiberj at Lebanon, on Monday morning, " at four a'doek-The rebels were utterly, routed, a large number slain, aud oue hundred aud fifty prisonorin taken. Nearly all their horses ane anus were captured. They fled, after fighting ait hour and a half, Geueral Dunont being ii» full pursuit. Hi will capture ths wholo force. The prisoners will be hare this evening. I t was u brilliant affair, aud managed with great skill by General Duuiout. Morgan id reported kihed. . ...
Id= 48 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
Despatch From Gen. McC'lcllan. riWeivoil *t th" War Dejurtiuat ut 13,32 l» , M.. Mav 6th* 1863 ] Bivouac in Front of Williamsdurg, ) May 5,10 P. M ' ., j Hon. Edtcin. M. StaiUoh Secretary of War After arranging for the movoments itp the York river, I wai. urgently sent for here. I find Joe'Johnston in front of me, in. strong force, probably greater a good deal than my own. Hancock has taken two redoubts and repulsed Early ' s brigade by a Teal charge, with the bayonet, taking one colonel and a hundred .and fifty prisoners, killing at least two colonols aud many privates. His conduct was brilliant in the extreme. I do not know our exact loss, but fear Hooker has lost, considerably on our left. I learn from prisoners, that thpy intend disputing evory step to Kichnioud. I shall run the risk of at least holding them in check here, while I resume the ori ginal plan. ' ' • My entire force is undoubtedly considerably inferior to that of the rebels,, who will fight well; but I will do a...
Id= 57 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
JTOUNE. WOOh, Muj-Gan A Novel Mode of g iving the rebels news was reccutly -practiced by some, of the soldiers of the 62d Pennsylvania regiment, before Yorktown. .vThey caught a seccsh dog outside of the enemy 's linos, and, -fastening a paper containg an account of the.taking ot " Fort PulaSkt- around his neck, " d»ey " tie3* » tin kett e to his ' tail, aud'started him back to his bretheren, wlfither. he went at an Eclipsepace. 7 The Richmond Examiner openly charges tho Rebel Cougrcss wi|h becomiug panicstricken, even before the receipt of the news of the fall at Now Orleuus, aud as having hastily adjourned and flod the city, ieavin^ important business unfinished. The Richuiond Whig also alludes to rumors Tgtoat of an iutended abauddnment of ltichmond antl Virginia by the Rebel Government, which it terms '<treason" and " slauder," though evidently itself believing there is, truth W the rumor. We also see tkat John M. Bottftis still a prisoner, and is to be sent further...
Id= 54 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
A Hero.—In the battle of Pitbtburg Landing, young Martin Beem, of Alton, III, . scarcely eighteen years old, was a. Sergeant in the Thirteenth Missouri , having entered the regiment as a private. On that fatal Sunday the color bearer was shot down at his side; he caught up the flag and-carried it through the day, and slept that night with its folds around him. Tho next morning hia captain appointed hiui a Second Lieutenant pro temporc. The first volley killed the First Lieutenant and Martin took his place. Soon after the Lieutonant-Colonel fell and the Captain of Murtin'd company acted, as Major, leaving this young hero to "carry the company, through the buttle, which ,h« did most; gallantly, aud escaped : unharmed.— Young Martin Beem was iu a priuting office whoc the war broke out ;»he went, to St. Louis, aud enlisted among three months' volunteers. , At the expiration of that service he enlisted for tho war. We may heir marc from him •cjcVtrtii! war"is over. corWJpdndeu...
Id= 45 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
The Richmond Examiner, of " the 22nd, says, in effect—''The destiny of the Confederacy is trembling on the result at Yorktown. If we are successful it will give six months for carrying out the conscription act, arming and equipping a large army, and launching a fleet of Mcrrimact; but if unsuccessful, Virginia is lo* !" . ^ . Vallandigham' the blackguard and rebelsympathising Meaaber of Congress from Ohio, «n Thursday Iaat, in the House, called Senator Wade "a.liar, a scoundrel and a coward." Mr. 'Wade, of course, was not present, or Vallandigham would have immediately, apologized and prayed, for forgiveness. . .- . - • .-, \. ' ' , - •: ' .. ".• THE-FoRTff—Port Pulwki! Fort Jacket For* fit Philip!! ! Fort Maeon11!! Now for Fort Sumter! The rebellion does not begin to end so long as the rebel flag floats in Charleston harbor.—K. Y Evening Erprcts. ' : ¦ ' ¦ ¦ * ' .„¦
Id= 47 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
PROMMcCLELLAN'S ARM? The JUt/le at ]]rilliant*l)urg. Washington, May 6.-^Tlioboat to Cherrystone tslet riaarammNritli despatches for tho Government. .-.The enemy are in strong force, and entrenched near Williiinwbnrg, intending to dispute the passage of our troops there. There has boon Koine brisk fighting, in which Gen. Hancock's division had taken two redoubtn, nnd repulsed Early " a rebel brigade, by a brilliant bayonet charge. In this engagement Gen. Hancock's forcesjire said to have killed two rebel colonels, two lieutenants, and captured 15'J prisoners. Gen. McOlellau highly compliments Gcu. Hancock's conduct. At tho t ' tnc of sending off tho dospatches our, loss was not known, but it is supposed to be eonsidereble, in proportion to tho extent of the engagement, a» tho fighting was quite severe
Id= 33 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
„ From DLde. —Mr. DiNiEfc Sesjoeh, ono day last weok received a latter from his brother, in Rockingham county, Va. He gives a deplorable account of the outrages perpetrated upon Union men in that section. He "Was compelled to -remain away from his hprne for months, to avoid impressment into the army, was robbed of his horses, gears, etc. He states that two of his brothers were at the time of his writing in the hands of the Rebels with some seventy persons from the same neighborhood. Several ministers bad been released upon paying "$500 and two per cent, upon their, property, to the Tory Confederacy. Postal communication is now open. to Uarrieoiiburg and Lory Springs, iu the same county.
Id= 40 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
What Good Luck Zs.—Some young men talk about luck. 4 Good luck ia to, get up at six o'clock in the morning. Good luck is, if you have only one shilling a week, live upon eleven pence, and save a penny—good luck is to trouble your beads with your -own business, and let your neighbors' alone-—good luck is to fulfill .the /Commandment- and do unto other people as we would have them do unto us. They must not only work-out wait They must plod and preserve. Pence must be taken care of, for they were the seed «f guineas—To get on in the world, they must take tare of home, sweep their own doorways clean, try and help ether people, avoid temptations, and have faith in truth and God. Then good luck will come to them.
Id= 49 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
- FROM CORINTH. Advance Of General HalZeeh—Four Hun dred Germans From a Louisiana Regiment Desert In a Body.'' ' ' ,;ft:^>j .;¦- . ..;, ' ¦ ' ¦ ' Cairo * May 4.—Intelligence from the army before Corinth has been received to 6 o'clock last night. .. i i . General HaTleck has moved his headnuartors twelve miles, toward the front and our advance ia now within two miles of tho enemy 's works. Thejenfire colutno'j&i still preseiug forward, and skip»iHaea boiwen the adv.ance and tbo rebeU ar* of daily-occurrence. The lattaFis making ariiffbt shoiiyjf resistance and. then j&Umg;back. 5f|. : On Thursday 4W G#rmana froraa Louisiana regiment, who bad b^BB .jient out from the reb^l camp on' guarddut^vcanio into our linos jOj a body with white tfags ptt their guns and. gave themselves up as deserters. reached there this morhing irom Pittebilrg Landing. The array i hasriP^^ advanced from the river that nothing is known of its mbyeineriia "; T A drenching " Win walfoH...
Id= 50 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
H monlbs men, on account of the conscription laws. The roads are improving fast. -2 ^ 000 Rebels Captured—Dissatisfaction in the Rebel Camp. Cairo, May G.—The steamer Ella has arrived from-Pittsburg Landing, which place she left at 9 o'clock last night. - On Sunday afternoon, Gen. Pope,.by placing a battery of artillery "in an open field near Farininghatn, in sight of three regiments of rebels, succeeded in luring them on to take the battery, when he captured the whole force ot\tjio rebels, numbering 2,000 prisoners. ' The prisoners and deserters report that great dissatisfaction exists in 'the re bel army both among the officers and men.' <
Id= 51 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
The Occupation of dBaton Rouge Confirmed. Landing of Gen. Butler' s army ut 'Xew Orleans. Chicago , April 5.—A special despatch to the limes , from Cairo, dated to-day, says: A refugee from Memphis brings new* of the occupation of Batou itouge, La., by the United States forces, aud' the passage of the river by the United Stutei gunboats. Gen. Bu;L>r ' s army had landed' at New Orleans; An immense amouut of cottou had been dixcovercd and seized. The Union citizens of New Orleans had hetd-a-mefltiiig).whicli-wuMtttc«tdeJ b' y-litfgfr numbers , who indulged iu the must outhusi-
Id= 43 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 9 May 1862
8©~A geutloman who had a long interview with the veteran patriot Scott, in Elizabeth, New Jersey—his home—says that he declares that the war will snrlcy be virtually over by tho first of July next. He expresses the utmost confidence that by ihat time McClellan will, have complctly subdued and driven tho Rebels from the field. He also expresses the ' utmost admiration of tho mancr iu which the President and Secretary of State have managcd4heir share of the responsibilities of the timesT" Though physically foebk, his mind is as clear as his sjnecrest friends could wish. . ¦ ' " ' -