Weekly Standard (Newspaper) - August 12, 1863, Raleigh, North Carolina THE OF THE dollars per an in Terms of inserted for per square ot H hues o es for first f Person desiring to contract for si be charged the above rates with a of per on tbe whole The Standard o ent 33. N. AUG. 12, 1863. papers are disco All remittances of when the tune paid for ncy at the risk of those From The Richmond Enquirer of Wednesday understood that Gen. Lee's army has t lated and is now east of This it is was the not being in condition numerically to advance was while the latter has large Lee on retreat towards and Gen. Meade is advancing upon not especially as the Gen. Leo's Is too Is the in The Richmond speaking of the spirit of fear and despair which pervades the articles of the Enquirer on the subject of the is the tendency of the En- dark We have had persons to say to us that if they believed in their correctness they would feel it to be folly to continue the In concluding one of its replies to the Sentinel the Enquirer We insist on telling the naked and the naked truth that the Confederacy have no hope For the MEETING IN JOHNSTON Mi public meeting of a large portion of the Johnston assembled almost en in on the 1st Otf motion of A. Simon was called to the and Col. B. A. Woodall appointed or to control them in any It a large majority in a few appropriate remarks ex- of them agree with as they do surely we the object of the on motion r i TT a n nor to that the whole bility of the and welfare of the State on We have said nothing and done nothing to justify such a We seek simply to act as an organ of the We have never assumed the right to form are not to be justly censured on account of it. We feel sure on the will think better of us than it appears to do in the above We have never impeached the in the world in the prowess of its own tives of that and we are at a loss to know If this be foar and make the most wh hag of Meade's Northern is Lincoln has issued an Ur declaring that the law of retaliation shall be carried that for every soldier executed m of the rules of a Confederate soldier be executed and for every black soldier who t It is Meade has crossed the the successor of We have never on any used language as desponding in its character as. the and yet we are a while John of the Richmond is a true tho President in his late proclamation yesterday official notification of the A ing of the Commissioners will place The York Ifa aid states that twenty-five negro ments are organized and in course of organization for the Federal Northern ridicule ihe idea tbat it is the purpose of the to employ negro as ia asserted m an anonymous letter to the dated There is Yankee flotilla in James wo 1 monitors and two gunboats came np far as Bandy i omi ks taken prisoner and sold into a we come to this Since our article of the 17th July on the sub c our subscription list has increased at oast per on its former both the soldiers and the people at We This not by way of but as an ion of popular TV e are requested to state that Mr. Sims of Chatham has in his possession Ithe papers necessary to enable the relatives of 1Sed solders of Captain York's Oth ISta o to draw the pay and bounty due to Li A Persons interested will Iply to Mr. and other causes far less dis- graceful than the desire to avoid or to cape from the sacrifices required by grievous and place the cause of onr beloved and of every thing we hold in imminent what does It means impending It means that tho Confederate cause is in the crisis of its It means that we must have victory j and a decisive or subjugation will be our Have at any said any thing i er than that? We have Feeling and ing several weeks what the President now find aud we asked the ana it will the worst is destined to overtake 10 the siege guns captured ut und not be wise and prudent to take less than the ade the river From Aug. number of chiefs and of the Choctaw tribe passed through here on the way to visit the Great Father at Grant has established u garrison of about men at i n 4 scouts bring intelligence that mules at- Dick on the j 11. a i nni i id tL nvi son ftps i tacked i defeated with a loss of W. H. a committee of one from each captain's district was appointed to draft to perform that And in their absence the meeting was ably and patriotically addressed by T. Leach and L. R. Esq. The Courthouse being densely and yet many could not be the meeting retired to the Elm Grove ia ibe Courthouse Alter the committee through W. the following preamble and which were prefaced with very and able by Mr. and passed AH political power is vested in ana ahd itUs an lienable right guaranteed to freemen to assemble in public consult for the common and give public expression to their honest sentiments upon questions of policy pertaining tho good of their common and we are at this time and have been for tho last two long years en- gaged in deadly conflict with the Federal and whereas our arras have been crowned with brilliant victories that tory record in any age or and still the breach between us appears to get wider and yet and as there has been no proposition for negotiation and settlement of the questions in dis- pute between and all honorable means should be used to stop the strife and WHOLE NUMBER 1484. to the God of Peace for consummation of our we would earnestly urge on our tives to try to bring about an honorable That the Judges of our Supreme Court have earned for themselves the lasting gratitude of lover of Constitutional liberty throughout the That in view of the defenceless state of our and the desolation which and the calamities which threaten in the absence of our natural we protest against supplying any more men to the Confederate service until other States shall have supplied their just That W. lias won for self a proud position in the affections of his soldiers and by his de- OBITUARY in the City of on P. H. infant of Col. P. H- aged 16 in 1st R. 0. of of typhoid in the W. member of 24th 0. of the defence of hit bit name her pliant an affectionate brother aud dutiful ID on tbs 20th iS the year of T. brother of the above and member of A0 artillery He bad been in and bad been engaged in seven fight has been fought and and now he soil his valor Where once their place by the hearthstone Heaven we may meet on earth no at on the 2Sth day of ry in the 83d year of MB JOBS 0. Lieutenant Mtb regiment aa a model of Ho one of tbe most citizens in Mitchell ia he He volunteered tn bis in J uly While thia regiment at Cumberland ae taken with typhoid fever and carried lo where lie ufter an illness of two weeks and three di lamented by all wbo knew He left a wife and wren children to May with all tbe of bis be prepared to meet prayer of the J u- at bis residence in on the M of July 37tb Regiment Capt. HartzoK fought through of the bard battles m which the noble 37th has beeft and MI t MM ttl their and that we recommend the Raleigh to every one who hates tyranny in at the and would resist his gallant WM i That these proceedings be published in df the Raleigh Progress and Christian Ad with a request to other papers throughout and virtues he largely tht ma. i done in Subscriptions for wore also collected and the meeting separated elated at heart as men should feel who unfalteringly discharge an honest B. JOHN does COUSTU at ofj J. AT STOTI sell at ul A frend writes us to know if in our opinion the in the act for home exempting the Ll and military of the Confederate exempts postmasters from the home and we think it vet we are not sure that the intention of law was to include postmasters as civil officers of They certainly are such in one in such a sense as to exempt is a question for the and afterwards for the if his lion on the subject should be the Raleigh Uth battles of W. U. son of our worthy friend William of Eagle in this wound we are to is not Young Hood as in the Ilines from the Orst We have fore us a letter written by him to his father soon after tho battle of on a sheet of paper perforated by a During the fight A at 8DJ it the fight ho and placed it before his He shot fifty rounds in and while his knapsack was thus shielding his head a ball it about half way cutting his kg papers the knapsack saved his During this fight his gun was shot in two in his but he took up and fought We trust that this young and thousands of ers equally gallant and may survive the war and be restored to their families and The Johnston County We invite the attention of our readers to the of the meeting in Johnston in our paper We learn from gentlemen who were that this meeting was composed of at least I jive hundred citizens of the and that it was entirely unanimous in its feeling and Every Captain's district was The people of Johnston are not for but for negotiations with the Northern people with a view to They call for a general Con- of the people of all tho States North and the delegates to be chosen by the and the action of the Convention to be final when ratified by the people of the This is ble and It is and means The South would meet anxious for the North would meet tion but tho acting for the would deliberate on the whole and any treaty or they might make would be if by the people ot the two U there any thing or unpatriotic in this proposition We think This though it was not commenced by the deliberate action of the of the two can be closed only by It is their and tho two governments Belong to Ii the war is to bo continued in- and no efforts made to end they are to Ibe the sufferers if it is closed by in with their wishes and the honor or the dishonor of closing it will be and no who respects the voice of the people will com- The people of it will be are for fighting and negotiating at the same they recommend that steps be taken to hold a and thus endeavor by mental and moral means to terminate tho they at tho same time exhort our brave soldiers to stand firmly by their and fight on as until an can bo as a matter of tho Destructive who are very careful not to show their faces in will direct their organs to assail tho of Johnston and brand them as let them do but if the people of Johnston County are not true to the those who composed this meeting are disposed to surrender the rights of their and abandon the then is tba State itself in a similar for the action of the meeting referred to will receive the fied approval of three-fourths of our Wo sutak and future events will sustain us in this provided we could do so compatibly with We thought the peril in which wo were placed was and we said so. The in a solemn appeal to the soldiers and has said the same If wo have so has the If we have so desponded as to look the in tho and to see that that danger is near is is just ahead of and may fall upon us and crush us we are in the company of the President and one of his if we have so have Who are the traitors The sentinel on the tower who gives notice of approaching is true to his and deserves but tho sentinel who sleeps on his or gives false ing or no warning to the is a and deserves the heaviest We have tried to toll the truth from the but the Enquirer is just beginning to tell the We congratulate that paper on its disposition to do tho same It is never too late to do The warnings of that paper may riot reach the ear of the country in time to avert tho or to aid in rescuing us from the imminent peril in which we are but they may illustrate the fact that the most criminal may seek and obtain mercy even in his last Public Meetings in There have been two neighborhood gatherings in Wake at which resolutions were passed con- demning President Davis and the Confederate for mistreating in putting her troops under Generals and other officers from other and in assigning foreign Surgeons to attend the and wounded of our also condemn the appointment of Mr. in O. Aug. latest advices irom tne pi river river as with gunboats and transports above Eight and ten transports were counted between and last This does not prevent witu the Trans-Mississippi Accounts from tbat aie but The have placed a garrison of men at flew Carthage Logan ib watching their and tbe will hour from him No troops have gone up the river save McPherson s corps and part of Burnside s chief Tithingman in people of the whole State condera this unwise and very impolitic But the chief of these we is announced in tho last resolution of each to the en- of the Standard and the re- to the It looks commendation of that print to the very much like Mr. had a and that he was putting it to work for his especial We think nothing could so well please the editors of the State Journal and Standard as to see the people of tho Old North State divided under the of and To bo it would be very ridiculous in the eyes of tho but it would certainly gratify the pride and aspirations of these who seem to think tho whole responsibility of tho reputation and welfare of the State rests upon Watchman is mistaken in the impression it would that have been but two neighborhood gatherings in Wake There have been four meetings in three in one in one in ono in one in one in one in one in ono in and one in Tho Watchman says it conjectures the chief ob- ject of these meetings is to endorse the Standard and recommend it to the public and that paper goes and charges on us the selfish and ignoble motive of having gotten up these ings for our especial In all this tho man does us great In the first the circulation of the Standard so and ly that it does not need the special en- to which the if it we should be the last to intrigue to procure such and in the second we have no party of any to be put to work for our The meetings referred to were the result of the spontaneous action of the We are very grateful to for the kind and cordia mariner in which they havo endorsed our course but certainly we had nothing to in any in procuring or bringing out these If wo have pursued such a course as to merit re- tho of the surely it cannot offend our cotemporary of the Watchman if the ple manifest that approbation in their and if tho Watchman should be so fortunate as to re- the endorsement or commendation of any tion of tho expressed in a similar in- of evincing displeasure on account of or improper motives on the Editor of that we should be gratified to record the should doubtless join in tho commendation thus t But the most unkindest cut of is the charge made by tho that we are vie with John Spelman in getting up or in ing any thing Wo do not thank that paper for speaking of us in the same paragraph with a man who possesses no one good who is known here only as the malignant and lous tool of a desperate faction and who is almost universally regarded as destitute of ciple or We have no aspirations either to found or control a or to be spoken of in connection with John Wo do not From AUK quiet Battery ner is in line and iar stronger than when the bombardment The people and are in good It instated in the Northern news to the 3Ht, that the federal General had erected it line of butteries within two hundred and ii fly yards of Foil and is ing three heaw pound Runs within a mile and a of with which ho to reduce the The last Richmond Examiner 41 The people are weary of the flagrant agement of the The spirit of tance is as strong as and the devotion to the cause as fervent and unshaken but we are ted and disheartened at the course of the The causes of popular discontent are not new or unfortunately they have too long But the people have waited and hoped for a deeming it inexpedient to complain until tho abuses and grievances have grown and national patience is Mr. Davis has alienated the hearts of the people by his stubborn The country 18 not dis- by federal but we know unless the errors of the past are promptly the future holds no This is what we have said in time and and for saying so we have been called a tor and an enemy to the We shall publish the article in our The London Times of 21st says the news of the surrender of Vicksburg and the battle of was received in England with a mixed feeling of and prise at the sudden collapse of pointment at the retreat of thus cutting off the bope of an early and satisfaction at tbe dom of England in not having prematurely the Confederate 4Tor the PUBLIC MEETING IN YADKIN At a public meeting of tho citizens of Yadkin held at East on the 81st of 1863, a large portion of the citizens in on motion of W. W. the Rev. Henry Steel was called the chair and G. D. appointed w Tho in a few appropriate and horrible slaughter of human life that must jng stated the object of the appointed low a continuation of this dreadful civil j F. W. W. I I t That negotiations for an amicable and to draft resolutions expressive o honorable settlement of our present national who reported tho following bit's upon the basis of with commercial unanimously adopted with only one dissenting treaties offensive and at the The has come when the people est day be commenced with our Of should look to their interest with That the both North and jealousy and speak should at once select the ablest and most unprejudiced That w the people of Yadkin do endorse every resolution of the meeting ot the citizens of Greene on the 14th ot in and That after taking into consideration the various prospects for a crop of grain caused by the draining of the country of men by the conscript act and the multitude of rains and that we do not refuse to pay any tax that is in the bounds of reason in Confederate currency that Congress may impose upon but we do object to paying any portion of our produce as a especially to a ginia tithing That we pledge ourselves to each other to resist to the bitter end any such a monarchical such a contempt of our State as to pay such tax to a Virginia ti thing That we urge upon our authorities to take some steps tbat will accomplish a speedy and lasting us we think there has been blood enough and that the country is near That we request our State authorities to cull State Convention forthwith for the purpose of effecting a That these proceedings be published m the Standard and and People's Press H. G. D. JL OA warfare scarcely equalled in the magnitude and fearful a warfare in which courage and fortitude bare illustrated your and attracted not only at lot admiration your enemies continue a in which our final triumph must be Unduly witb thoir recent they imagine that temporary reverse quell your spirit or shake your and they are now heavy masses for a in the vain bope that by a desperate effort success may at length be You know too my what they mean by Their malignant rage aims at nothing less than the extermination of your and They seek to destroy what they cannot They as spoils of viclory that your homes shall be among the wretches whose atrocious cruelties their They design And light tbe of can reach your and they debauch the in race hitherto docile and UY THE The President has announced the following promotions of officers to Major and Brigadier Generals from the rauk of Brigadier and Brigadier General Stephen of South Major General from August 3d, 1803. Colonel 0. F. of to be adier General from July 28th, 1863. Colonel James of to be adier General from July 28th, 1803. Colonel Lawrence S. of North to be Brigadier General July 28th, 1808. Colonel Lansford L. of to be Brigadier General from July 23d, 1893. Colonel I. D. of to be General from August 3d, 1803. 1 Major James W. of Currituck has been Regiment N. C. vice Hinton promoted to Colonelcy of the 6Gth Regiment N. C. Capt. Edward d Major of the 8th Regiment N. 0. vice Whitson Major James S. New 1st ment N. C. has resigned on account of dis- statesmen from amongst them to meet in peace con of the two to make an Christian effort as to put a stop to the suvago and unchristian That we will cast our suffrages for no nun to represent us in the Congress of the erate States who declares himself opposed to and a general peace and for king provision for electing commissioners to sent the people of the Confederate States in said with power to ratify to a vote of the any treaty or compromise that they may make with our That we respectfully suggest to the people of the propriety of together in mass meetings at an early tor the better maturing of a plan tor general concert ot action with our brethren of other sister States ol this Confederacy entertaining the opinions ed in the above That we are justly proud of the chivalry and heroic valor of our brave soldiers who have so nobly battled in the defence of our rights upon ry battlefield of this bloody And we exhort them to stand firmly by their as we caunot nor must not at home nor in the relax any constitutional effort for the prosecution of tbe war to vi honorable until an armistice and oi hostilities is declared for negotiation ol a treaty of That it would afford us great pleasure to support lor Congress our Dr. J. T. His interests and sympathies are identified with the he has shown by his his deep devotion to his land and we should not fear to trust him witti a settlement of all pending We trust he will con- sent to tho use of his name as a And we his neighbors and most warmly com- mend him to the support and confidence of the of the That wo cannot too highly appreciate lovers of civil tho wise and independent decisions of the judiciary of North and they will be disrespected none but or haters of republican And that our patriotic Governor is entitled to tlw highest of and our fur his noble efforts to sustain the judiciary and maintain the laws of And we do cordially and fully endorse 1m and that every true caa but ever feel proud of the name of B. That the State has too long and tamely submitted to the placing over our people ers of various kinds from other and that the climax of insult aud outrage was reached when one of and nativo ol wS appointed chief Tithingman for the State and wo Rhould be unworthy of the name we bear and of association with our brave if we did not protest against this and demand the immediate removal of said and appointed in his Revived That the Editor of the ma Standard and all other Conservative Editors in the State deserve the thanks of all true for their manly and independent m de- fending and her noble troops against the misrepresentations and insults of the Richmond other hireling partisan presses and comers in and out of the And we believe them to be true friends to to her and true to their true to the and enemies to all come from where they and we will sustain them as long as we believe them to be That a copy of these resolutions be forwarded to the Standard for As for European powers and their intentions and it is singular that ever since the ning of this struggle we hawe persisted in ting to them interests and intentions of which they are by no means conscious We had no doubt that the need of cotton would make them raise our they did nothing of the instead of raising a real they agreed together to respect a In vain we cried out to Do you not see your own plain you stupid The stupid people us no heed in tbe they thought they knew their own business best Now again N. C. In the table which we last showing tbe losses sustained by N. C. Regiments in the battles there were some We therefore lish the table aad add the number of casualties in other regiments received since our last publication 2d 3d 4th 5th Oth 7th 13th 14th 16th 18th 21st 22d 28d 26th 28th 80th 33d 34th 87th 88th 43d 47th 53d 55th 57th, ti ii it ii it ti u u 4 24 8 25 80 5 5 14 22 46 88 6 12 16 11 22 21 21 24 84 cavalry 7] 11 ih 27. 5J2 ii it ti 59th, 25 127 24 187 128 85, 107 34 50, 89 63, 73, 36 62 4j8 65, 61 129 189i 131 109 21 48, 55, 2498 22 80 60 13 4 29 61 88 46 109 67 88 5 63 25 55 28 2 156 9 184 87 189 68 with that all papers copy SIMON B. A. Sec. For the PUBLIC MEETING IN WAYNE A very considerable meeting of the citizens of Stony Creek District was held at on at one the appointed hour of On motion of Mr. M. Mr. Exurn Howell was called to the and Mr. John son appointed t The chairman briefly explained the object ot tne and on motion of Mr. E. Messrs. Steven Wily Grumpier and Howell were appointed a committee to draft resolutions to lay before the During the brief absence of the committee we had no but several of the gentlemen gave a brief expression to the high sense of wrong inflicted on our ungrateful reward for the heroic daring of her brave and valiant On tht re appearance of the the following preamble and resolutions were handed in to the Secretary to In various sections of our The loss in the 59th and 68d Regiments was in fights from the June to 13th seem to bo just as sure that their manifest policy must impel them to make sure of our in order to prevent the United States from a predominant and irresistible t On this it may be that no nation over yet owed its independence to or to any alliance in which England had a The intervention of England and France J ensure separation from the but make us Instead of American Yankee with emancipation j and we should inevitably fall under a j joint European and two one in blue and one in would cato to us in a dated as j Gen. Forey has done in are to be in i future our principles and system of what we are to do with our cotton what with our on what conditions we are to enjoy liberty j of the Press and of Public and what precise power President Davis to exercise of re- and enforcing tho decrees passed in Paris i and God forbid that we should ever fall into so low a that the intervention of England and to pave us from should be an idea tolerated amongst us for one moment t Of England and France we should ask but one and accept but one recognition of our To this we are and for this we will not thank For anything more than they would make us pay too Mercy is the queen of and the blessed offspring of the King of MK appears lhat another fay of and prayer inset the authorities at Will ant the of the country nnite on that duy in speaking tn favor of and praying for ponce t Will not even who have this horrid those last man and last in of tbe pre- condition of the and ita future should the wur will they spoak in favor of Or this cruel strife to men of country to be taken a few at u till the South literally nu balm in Will all religious teachers ignore are the peace for they sbail bo called the children of and let this strife go ou till thousands more are to and those they leave behind bo utterly aud not are made bv one whom would a man nf the but who und tins a close observer of politicians and words and acto the lost throe Foe tbe Casualties Co. 47th regiment N. C July 14th, 1363: private and private J. M. missing privates M. J. Jos. W. H. A. H a J. H W. t. W. H Ste wounded 11. N. L. U. legitimate should be now rule in Washington refuse even to confer on the of putting an end to outrages which disgrace our or to listen lo a suggestion fur conducting the war ing to the usages or no alternative is left you but or slavery and the utter ruin of your families and your Tbe victory is within your You need but stretch forth your hands to grasp it. For this und all thut m tbat those uho aro culled to lield by every motive that can move the man should promptly repair lo the nost of should maud comrades now tn front of the and so strengthen the armies of the Confederacy aa to The men now absent from posts would if present in the Held suffice to create numerical equality between force und that of the when with uny approach to sueli equality have failed to be victorious r I believe that but few of absent are actuated by unwillingness to serve their country f but that Luve found it to resist the of visit to their and loved ones from whom they have been so long that others have left for temporary attention to their with fite intention of and then have shrunk from the consequences of their of others again have Ictl their pouts from mere restlessness and demre of each quieting the of his by himself that his individual services could have no on general These and other causes far less di graceful than the desire to avoid or to escape required bv aud place the of our beloved and of thing we hold in imminent I repeat that the men who now owe duty to who huva been called out and have not yet reported lor or absented from their nrc iu number to us victory iu the struggle now I call on ray to hasten to your in obedience to the dictates of honor and of und summon who have absented themselves without who have remained absent beyond the ed by to repair without delay to their respective and I do hereby declare thai I grant a general pardon and amnesty to all and niou in the now absent without with the leust possible return to proper posts of but no excuse will be for any delay be- yond twenty days the urst publication ot tb s mation iu the State iu which the absentee may be at the dutt of the publication This amnesty and ahull extend to all who been or who luve been convicted tnd are undergoing sentence for absence without leave or excepting only those wbo have been twice convicted of I conjure my sisters and daughters of the their influence in aid of this to add one ing sacrifice to those which their patriotism has so and offered on their country's and to take euro that none who owe service iu the shall sheltered at home from tbe disgrace of having deserted duty to their to and to their Given under my and the Seal of the Con- federate at this 1st day of c in the year of our Lord one J bundled and By tho Secretary of August 6 18fl8. papers throughout the Confederate States are requested to copy this proclamation at the an d for twenty days und send their bills to the of the Sept. 1st. 6th'. 6th. 10th. 18th. 17th. 1'Jth. 20th. BISHOP ChriPt Rowan August 23d. St. Wilkes Grave Caldwell St. John Caldwell Mitchell Henderson St. John's in the Henderson St. Paul's in the Transylvania Calvary Henderson Rutherford Cleaveland Davte St. Rowan Yadkin Richmond Stokes Mountain Green 84th. Oct. 1st. 4th. 20th. K U 4) Nov. 27 th. 29th.- 31st.1 Int. exclusively belong to her own be it That the citizens of this will not tamely submit to the appointment of a tithing man from any other unless it can be fairly bhown that none ol our own citizens de- i erving and eligible to the That sympathizing with the privations wf our brave soldiers in the Confederate and as many of us the and cruel end of some of our dearest Christian and savage and as looking For tbe List of men who died in Hospital from the fourth of March to the first ot 1803, ward 3d Di- vision 12th, Private D. 80th N. 0. March J. H. co 32d N C 23, b co C N 0 March J A oo 3 Jtu N C 20, ti T co h tf co 1st N C April D oo 34lu N 0 20, U T Wi co K C' May J B eo 4lh N C May VV U co N J oo C June 5id; M 0 WAS TAKEN VV and commuted to of H. on the June and of 1SH3, the following described slaves as HAN oit wbo belongs to one Mel of Va. or is feet eight awl half ISO bears u scar at tbe comer of left alight near op under side ot thp led about two inches tiai row dark copper and good to be 23 years grey and black WILLIAM he He is 6 feet inches about 25 years rather smalt black mole under lip mow tight the the right ho small on the left the neck and er A prominent grey yarn pants coat with striped The owners of said Blares are no- to come forward prove pay or they will be disposed of according r Aug. 7, 180ft. A v V ft E A R is v above toward lor tho apprehension of a boy that absconded N. on or about tbe of Said boy is 21 years S inches hair a WAr Ort bis on ihe ere has thick is very rn r A Aug. 6, 1863.