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Kewaunee County Enterprize (Newspaper) - August 28, 1861, Kewaunee, Wisconsin m DECKER PUBLISHER FOR AND HOME INDUSTRY AHD VOLUME 3 IIV Decker KEWAUNEE MISCELLANY arc able-bodied of who en black man has his J are men la Gen Butler on the Contraband ter or his from OF OK Knell of column OIK: column One column column S ENT f ily so ft LAKH UNION is a new largo and mu I r with J J If of with July OL Cameron of m order the morning of the of July from Dix by a tele- graphic order from eral Scott I was commanded to for- ward of the troops of this ment four regiments and a half in- Col Baker's California Re- to Washington via Baltimore This order reached me at 2 o'clock A M by special boat from 175 women 225 children unde ten be tween ten and eighteen years and coming lions which this state of things prc sents are very embarrassing shall be done them? and What is with emanated M County hull u more Believing that it because of some pressing exigency for the defence of Washington I issued my orders before daybreak for the embarkation of the troops sending those who were among the very best had In the state and condition Upon these instructions of the Department The first question however may perhaps be answered by considering the last Are these men and children slaves they Is their condition that wbi men and children or of property or is it a mixed relation What their was under the m Indeed how born to be A gentleman of character and who has lived at the South for more than thirty years has and furnishes an j States i The distinguished one more or less a fugitive because he labored upon the rebel If so lub to be harbored By the reception of which arc most to be i Ti distressed betaking those who have W the wrought all their rebel masters de- r mUch A marked their battery or those there was good rho have refused to labor and kft taking he battery unmasked Philadelphia and Ifew-York I have very thoroughly counted on a iqn and the laws We all know AND in town nl milo north i 185.0 lyr day they Xavier Martin -i T tiII Edward C- Saltzman I'll AM n L- P ol KIliK unit course of tho were all embarked with the exception of some 400 for had not transportation i had all the transport force hands of the quartermaster here to aid the bay line of steamers which by the same order from the was directed to furnish transportation Up to nnd the time of the had been th n What has been the of and a state of war upon that status When I adopted the theory of treating the able-bodied no TO fit to work in the property liable to be used in aid of rebellion and so contraband of war that con of things was in so far as met and I then and still I have very decided opinions the subject this order It snot become me to criticise it and L write in no spirit of but simply to explain the cullies that surround the enforcing it If the enforcement of that der becomes of the T and the judgment of the Court of Michigan c n was Plus question been decided in ways by different courts but has now been at rest by the above decision That decision a hardship to the plaintiffs be hailed with joy by th whole and had the decision been the other way the result would undoubtedly have been an of the act to accomplish the Indiana on their Before the showing a arth it was thought that it an easy matter to new same result effected by Tribune which has now the t I as a enforce i as you may gath of dis- e are some episodes in the life of a soldier provocative of laughter and that precincts J r Of THE FASHIONABLE York correspondent says as I have Bad to remark before has fully fatal to the migratory sities of Madame Fashion for this of being horrid gar to stay during the hot months the practice is receiving the sanction of about all our first including the Murray Hill and the Flora of Madison may walk from one Avenue to the other without encountering a single brown front while in but a my reasoning 1 should take a ly different course from it indicates and constitutional basis But now a new series of questions arise by women the children cannot be treated on that basis if property i winch has been customary for In a loyal state I would on of j be done now Mate Ol preparing for an advance movement be considered the brance wither than auxiliary of an army and of course in no relation bould be treated as band Are they property S Goodnow Ca u of Drv n Crockery inn R Slauson Corner of ami in Drv Taylor Cunningham Co iii Dry Hills Carter Hoots mid Steam Boat House of Men r limit will a well Also for House Corner of Main This is in llm of tho u that will spare no to tho bust in DRDA Walker A TMH XX of nil kinds and money to tho of and cm lands all County David Youngs unit freight Agent Buys Charles H Walker ATTORNEY AT LAW M A SI TO W o C WI g CON 31 V Will attend to nil entrusted to Garland COURT nny of the by which I hoped to cripple the re- of the enemy at Yorktown especially by a large of negroes who wore being into their services in tlie T five days previously been enabled to mount for the first time the first company of light artillery which I had been empowered to raise and they had but a single rilled cannon an iron Of course thing must and did yield to the posed exigency and the orders This ordering away the troops from this department while is weakened tho posts sit Newport News the withdrawal of the troops from Hampton where I was then throwing up intrenched works to en- able hold the town with a small force while I advanced up the York or James river In the vill of Hampton there were a lai number of negroes composed in great measure of women and child ren of the men who had fled within my lines for protection who had irom marauding ties of rebels who had been gather ing up able-bodied blacks to aid contra- If they a In a rebellion I would confiscate which was used to oppose and take all constituted the wealth of that state and furnished the means by which than war is prosecuted beside the war and if y very light of neither serve to disperse in some measure the ennui of camp life Not ngo a farmer who did not reside so tar from a camp as he wished he did was accustomed to find morning that several rows of toes had disappeared from his field He bore it some time but when the last half of his field of fine to disappear he began to think that sort of had gone far enough and determined Accordingly he visit to the camp early neit morning and i them in constructing batteries on the James and York rivers I had employed the men in Hampton in throwing up and they were working zealously and at that saving our soldiers from that labor under the gleam of the mid-day sun The women were earning substantially their own subsistence in washing marketing and taking care of the clothes of tho soldiers and were being served out to the me who worked for the support of th were have been left by their masters and owners deserted thrown away abandoned Jike the wrecked wessel upon tlie ocean Their former and owners have causelessly traitorously re and to carry out the fig: ure practically abandoned them to be swallowed up by the winter storm of starvation If property do they not bacome the property of the but we the not need and will not hold such property and will assume no such ownership has not therefore all proprietary relation Have they not became thereupon men women and children No longer under ownership of any kind the fearful relicts of fugitive masters have not by their and the state of the war assumed the condition which the normal one of those made in God's image Is not every legal and moral it should be objected that human beings were brought to the free enjoyment liberty and Pardon me for addressing the Secretary of war directly upon this considerations a well as propriety of military action I and a marked the population in The poorer classes that are left can get nothing Some days there were one streets obedient servant anu amused see whether were vided with good and wholesome provisions Ho had not far when he found a boy just serving up a fine dish of kidneys which looked marvelously like those it r ose that the gude wife brought to his 1 blind and ruity bell knot's compared with ordinary are few and far between merchant princes who had ventured to hire cottages at till tember have given up that with pretty much all business at an end and income and taxes looming np itf the near prospective that it may be the part of prudence as well patriotism to practice JEFF DAVIS ON CRUSHING Jeff Davis was tary of War and the tn words LINCOLN ing fine Splendid was the reply Where get them 11 Ji ka Legislature was in session in sas the present rebel quite of the proper dealing with manner O from those he now adopts The Topeka Legislature was regarded as revolutionary and on 3d of tember 1856 if r Secretary Of A Sketch But by the evacuation o rendered necessary b George N AT JUSTICE Ol tlu and Notary Public Wis K L Wing AND COUNSELOR AT LAW Will promptly to collection of of anc entrusted tu cure Jan 1861 children Hampton the of troops leavin me scarcely men outside th fort including the force at News all these black people wer obliged to break up their homes a Hampton fleeing across tho creek within my lines for protection anc support Indeed it was a most dis- tressing sight to see these poor creatures who had trusted to the protection of the arms of the United States and who aided the troops of the United States in their enterprise to be thus obliged to flee from their homes and the homes of their ters who had deserted them and become not fug hives from fear o the return of the rebel had threatened to shoot the men who had wrought for us and to ry off the women who had served to n worse than Egyptian age I have therefore now within the peninsula this side of Hampton as well to the runaway ter as their relinquished slaves thus I confess that my mind is this reasoning to look upon them as men and men If not free born yet free sent forth from the land that held them never to be re- Of course if this reasoning thus set forth is correct my duty as a humane plain I should take the same care of these the military services of Gen Jeff Gen Beauregard Jefferson Davis is a native of tucky He became a cadet at West Military in 1824 brevet second lieutenant in the First Infantry in July served in the Black Hawk war under Co Zachary 1832 was pointed first lieutenant of the First Dragoons in March 1833 served as adjutant from 1833 until 1834 and resigned the of June 1835 He was representative t BM I DAVIS AND STARVATION cj your rations were tiie fortifications of the city commenced and a set to work The New Orleans bankers don't like the looks of the Confederate bonds and complain that the boundless Confederate money will them great injury in depreciating values Cotton for local sells at cents The planters have not bagging and rope enough to bale their present York Tri- bune thought you said you drew we just do that But how if they are not ed in your rations Easiest n the won't you take some with said the he seated himself at the table opposite the o o bles you But will men women and children house less homeless and unprovided for as I would of the same number of men women and children who for their attachment to the Union had been driven or allowed to flee from the I should have no doubt on this question had seen it stated that an order bad been issued by Gen McDowell n his department substantially for- idding all fugitive slaves from com- ug within his there Is that order to be in all military Mississippi during colonel first sippi Rifles 12 months volunteers in the Mexican war from June 20 1846 to July 12 847 was in the storming of rey and was distinguished and verely wounded in the battle of Buena Feb 1847 He was Brig Qen of U S volunteers in May 1.847 but de- and since 1847 he has er served in the Senate of the United States or as Secretary of War OF THE COURT OF THE UNITED STATES NEWS FOR VESSEL Foote Co had shipped to them from New York a quantity of goods directed to them The goods were placed on board the propeller M B of Trans- Company at Buffalo While the propeller lay aV the dock 1 the goods were of French descent and native of she took fire and destroyed Moore Foote Co brought suit in Circuit against the Transportation Company for the value of the goods and re- covered a verdict for The case was then taken by the Trans- you oblige me by telling how you draw your potatoes as they found by the commissary Nothing easier Draw em bv the tops Sometimes with a hoe if one is left in the field I Well If you won't any more of mine I you every morning and draw them myself was A J t ioo the Supreme P where the com- Ju y f the act J ana Bully for you old fellow the cry and three cheers and a tiger given for farmer There we like to have written his name The covenant into and no one but tho owner drew potatoes from that afterwards 192 An fix tho of circuit court The position of that of open laws and constitutional with such manifestations of pose to spread land as no longer justifies and humanity alike require that bellton should be promptly crushed The National Intelligencer which we clip this extract says that on the same day Davis made a re- on the governor tucky for two to be into the and the call of Gen Smith ago the present chief apostle of the right of himself its foremost avenger in the of patriotism and humanity MANUFACTURE OF About are in 1 and the proprietor i arranging for an by extending his 1 Uoe i W mf B work has been driving for the three month The same is rille factory The Springfield armory now em- ploys seven hundred nearly two- and rifled hundred gun are More additional f so who are to considered Is a slave to be fugitive uns away him Is it 1 1038 and transferred to the Engineers during the month promoted to first lieutenancy in June 1839 and brevet captain from gust 1847 for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and and September 13 1847 for gallant and meritorious the 1 I in I People of enact to the troops to aid or ol Hampton ment or battallion sit creek 000 negroes 300 of whom upon the harbor lines the negro children who are found is the soldier when his march has destroyed their means of subsistence to allow them to starve because he has Now shall tlie commander judgment which twice cd Since then we believe he has continued in the army and last year through the machinations of Davis and Lc at the head of the Military Academy at predecessor was soon after and gard among to retire army and with the secessionists sented plain gress of March 3d 1851 entitled shall be two An Act to the Liability of tems court held in arid for other nur the tenth from liability from loss by fire not January and one term on the resulting from fraud or neglect plied in this the that tho clause iu said act excepting all vessels en- a month three hundred gun a day A new armory is contemplated tbi ordnance department having apart for building for that Purpose and for that the order will be given in a few days on was an held It is r f mai under size act of involved in navigation from the of act on the ground that the navigation of the inland all navigation is such which is not upon The Supreme Michigan however held and re- versed the below The plaintiffs Footer moved Court of the United -an The fourth Monday in July the W produce ten to ft v 9 f new works erected the vacant eastern first proposed to jr tVl LUU said county of unless of said tenth judicial circuit and notice given by said judge to the clerk of the circuit court said Kewaunee at least twenty days before the commencement said July term of court when so ordered a grand and petit jury shall be and as provided bylaw cases Section 3 All acts or parts of acts that conflict with the provisions of thi s act are hereby repealed This act shall take and be in force from and ter day of October 1861 Approved April 10 arms a month As IRISH s- a the gentleman shop with a red head will pf an ivory handle wiU something 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