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24 Sep 1862

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24 Sep 1862

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Huntingdon Journal American (Newspaper) - September 24, 1862, Huntingdon, PennsylvaniaHotxdf63mhkf i0u1m�, and amp Mem amp a amp pa3p3e� Fob. The family Circle. Journal and american editorial correspondence. Letters from a Knapsack no. 1. Toll ii it 5, 1&62. J let me suggest to you that my Friend will enemy in Largo Force who occupied a Long not go to you for Wisdom. It is possible that re do 0f Bills. It Thoy showed a line of but they will spurn your counsels despising both Haft he a of or. No scr mid his motive. ? a a no gentleman who conducts a paper will re noon spent in ascertaining the position fuse to publish the defence of any Man assailed and Force of the robots not a sufficient in its columns. If you publish Liis it will Gra number of oar troops having come up to tiny my passion for writing letters Anil set bring on an engagement. Another report. J after the later. Washington sept. 16. Wednesday september 4, 1si�2. J. A. Mash amp s. G. Whittaker editors. Ult advertisers and others interested will 5lease Bear in mind that the a Huntingdon Ouk Nal and american has by fur the largest circulation of any paper in Huntingdon county. This fact is of Valuo to every business Man. Camp we Hiitt within 20 Miles of Hagerstown september 15 dear journal and american i Embrico the j yourself in myself and it May be the other first Opportunity i have had Sinco leaving Home four gentlemen right before your readers. Of writing Natl apprising you of the situation of ad1n w. Benedict. Frederick md., sept. 16. Battles of South Mountain Gnu it Ned Burkettsville Gap fought respectively by the forces of Burnside and Franklin Quot on sunday the enemy having been driven from affairs Here. It be were formed into a regiment this morning and Are company of 3j Reg. A. Minute men. We reached Harrisburg sunday morning at four of clock and Laid there at letter from the Battle Field. Battle Field 4 of clock p. M., sept. 18, 1862. J Capitol Hill without Tenta until morning. At dear a i have my company Gath their position fell Back rapidly to boons our Lati orm the Union the Constitution the enforcement of the Laws Peoples Lenlon stale ticket. Auditor general Thomas e. Cochran or Ruttka. A aunty. Surveyor general Williams. Ross of Luzerne county. Ten of clock we Wero furnished wit i Knapsacks Haversack canteens and Twenty rounds of ammunition. To left Harrisburg at half past six of clock and Reise hed our present position it twelve of clock. We a Laid a round Loose Quot that night and it was pretty Dougli work. In the Cle Tiou of our Field officers we experienced some difficulty capt. Dorris having refused the major ship by request of his company. A a. Blair esq., was offered the position of major and afterwards colonel but refused. The matter was finally settled by Cape. Dorris accepting the col Nelcy and afterwards . Gurr Ottson was elected Captain. We had a regimental Parade Acyl Drill to Day on which occasion col. Dorris Habile a spirited address to the troops concluding Rith Reading a chapter in the Bible and offering a we were then dismissed and tric Dro get something to cat. We had nothing of Ipi Stora Achs ered up and to Lay in Lino of Battla. Will open again in Tho morning. Company loss is As follows David lamp killed. To pcs Davis mortally wounded. Corp. Jno. Shoemaker wounded. Jno. P. Duffey. Log off. James of Noal leg off. Richard Williams leg off. A Morgan wounded in leg. James g. Weightman wounded in Arm Thomas Cannon a a a a Calvin Tobins a a a a Hugh Wilson a a in leg. Samuel Peeler breast slightly. John Morningster a a a a Neal Mclaughlin . Jesse Johns a a Andrew Klepser a a District and county tickets. Congress Samuel s. Blair of Blair county. Senate a Lex. Stutzman of Somerset to. Assembly a. W. Benedict of Huntingdon. Sheriff George w. Johnston of barrel. County commissioner Peter m. Bare of Shirley. Director of the Toor Samuel Hackedorn of Tell. District attorney j. H. 0. Corbin of Huntingdon. County Surveyor John a. Pollock of mount Union. Auditor ii. L. Mccarthy of Brady. In Eoin us a Ixia it t the qty committee. La Brry Moore chairman. Alexandrian John n. Swoope. Bir Roe Samuel Myton. Birmingham James e. Thompson. Bradys John . Cassa Christian Miller. Cas Bville David Clarkson. Croin Vrella Joseph Cornelius. Carbons Joseph Morrison. Cluny a darn Heater. Dublin William a Lynons. Franklin James Morrow. Huntingdon John w. Mat Tern. Hopewell Benjamin c. Lytle. Henderson George numer. In Ninta Henry Mark. Jackson William a. Oak. Mount Union a. If. Bare. Oneida Jacob Miller. Orbisonia William Harper. Penn Andrew Neff. Porter Jacob Neff. Petersburg Abraham Renner. A Hiruyo Peter my Cru. John m. Clark. Springfield Robert Madden. Tell Unerv Shearer. Todd a. F. Baker. Union a. Ii. Bauman. Lower West Henry loll tipple. Upper West William Moore. Warriors Mark waiter c. Van tries. Walker Martin Orlady. The members of Tho above com Wittco arc requested to meet in Huntingdon on Friday the 26th iust., at 2fi�?Tclock, p. In. A full attendance is desired n9 business of great importance will to disposed of. By order of the chairman. Half Junior editor hav j ing gone in the first company which left this place to defend our state Borders from the polluted trend of Jeff. Davis Cut throats we tire compelled to Issue but half a Sheet this week and will continue to do so until his return. There is not a Jour Printer in this neck of Woods they being a patriotic class of individuals Are All in the service of their country. This is our situation and we know our patrons will Beor with us until his return when we will resume our former proportions. In Tho meantime if any of our delinquent subscribers feel like giving a a Little of the �?oneedful/1 to will to most Happy to receive it. A paper or even half a one can to be piloted these times without you Havo Tho it Boron and thence southward to Sharpsburg my and began crossing the Potomac above and below Shepherdstown. The Pursuit by our troops was rapid. Gen. Hooker following by Way of Boonsboro supported by generals Sumner and Banks and captured 1,- 000 prisoners during the morning. The rebels breakfast Dat Keedysville three Miles from Boonsboro but our cavalry soon drove their rearguard from that place. Generals Porter and Reno s corps took a Short Road Over the mountains and arrived at Sharpsburg at Sundown capturing hundreds of prisoners on the Way. Gen. Franklin a corps supported by general couches division passed through Bunkeut Vittu Gap which he captured so handsomely striking Tho Road leading directly from Boonsboro to harpers ferry b. F. Marks a a and thence moving in the direction of Tho i had 18 men engaged. You will see latter place gaining Elk it Ido Mountain but what we got from Home up Kritil dinner every third Man was either killed wound which flank the enemy a position and time to Day when we were supplied with Cook cd or missing. company is about Tho brought them within Good Range of our Aring utensils beef Coulee bread sugar Beans same As the rest of our regiment. Uriah Tillery. And last but not least onions. Weare awaiting Hoffman is badly wounded so is lieut.1 Gen. Franklin a corps fought a Brilliant Geo. Thomas. George a. Simpson and Battle on sunday evening at William Corbin Are dead. De. Mccabe Gap. The enemy Wero terribly repulsed was hit three tones but he is not much though having great advantages of Posi the Worso. Not a Man of my company Tion j orders for an immediate Advance and May pro Bably within a Fow Days a Sui Ell be it is it May we will do our duty. We Ore divided into messes Tho a bloody no uru Uit ii Ivy Imus suss Tuu Quot Diu buy to a a a a we but what has a Mark of balls some place gon. Hancock s brigade made n charge ,1 run to t t clothing or arms. men fired up a Hill and captured a Battery of six Brook Billy Williams Joe Carmon Hen snare 1 1 j.204 rounds and were under fire 7 hours pieces an Myse. E Are a Gay in it Nappy crownrpj1q was desperate. The rebels Lay Howell Cobb and 900 of his georgians and Are waiting anxiously for the occasion for in a a quo�?z9 on the fit old it in fact Wale re 0ujr Wero captured. Cobb is wounded a a Stonewall to Nemko his appearance when to fire l Wonla Hamments Lav just is Thov Tho sixteenth Viri Sinift Reinit will give him n proper reception hat s Henry Glazier and we. K. Nhin Are our Cooks and they do it Well. A Cleft John Scott at Harrisburg and John g. Miles it Chambersburg. The rest of us Are Here and will show real Huntingdon county Back Bone. It goes a Little hard to be sure to sleep a out in the cold a without tents but then to must make sacrifices men fired whole regiments Lay just As they i a the sixteenth Virginia regiment was were formed officers and sergeants. Our taken entire and fragments of Many other balls passed through As Many us three men. Regiments. I will Send you word As soon again As on sunday Longstreet marched Back possible. Geo. F. Mccabe to reinforce those troops fighting at the copt. Co. 0, 28th Reg. Gap. He arrived in time to join in Tho a rout. The Battle of South Mountain brigadier general Garland of Virginia Boonsboro md., sept. 15th.�?Tho colonel strange of the nineteenth Virgin to travel from Here to the Gulf and sleep on a stack of bayonets if we can put a a Stonewall through. V. S. Since Tho Bovo was written messes. Spear Lytle Carmon and myself obtained a for our Good old Union and i for one will agree Battle of South Mountain was fought yes a and colonel James of the third South Terny resulting in a Complete Victory to Carolina Batalion were All killed it South Tho army of Tho Potomac. Tho Battle Field Mountain Gap on sunday evening was located in a Gorge of the mountains on i we have taken since Friday 6,000 prison the Turnpike Road Between Middletown and ers with loss tau Tho usual proportion of Boonsboro. Officers. During the Forenoon Tho firing was by Tho mountains Are full of straggling pass to enter Chambersburg and on reaching la artillery endeavouring to ascertain the starving and demoralized rebels who Aro the we heard a train coming for the rebel strength. About 12 of clock Tho corps giving themselves up As fast As they can direction of chem Bossburg and we jumped on urk or general ii no was ordered to ascend find their Way into our lines Board and Rodo to town. On Board Tho train be Mountain on Tho left and make an at was a company of Sucesh troops numbering Tael on Tho enemy a flank seventy five men. They were captured near at three of clock Gen. Reno s troops Williamsport and were indeed n lord looking got into action. Tho rattle of musketry set of Raen. I conversed with Atno of these for about half an hour was terrible when men from Georgia and they were All a Otermin Tho enemy gave Way leaving our men in de they said to conquer or die. They were Possession of that portion of the imprisoned in the jail at Chambersburg. A train of eighty six wagons Laded with Nam uni Froh Gen. Clellan s army. Battle Field of Antietam september 20. J yesterday our lines advanced toward Tho enemy when Tho discovery was made the entire rebel army had retreated during the loss on both sides was considerable Tho night leaving their pickets along Tho to had no general or Field officer wounded entire line so As to prevent us from Gai Tion flour so., was taken and reached Cham Utis Point except Gen. Reno who was Ning a know logo of their movements until ,. A i i they were driven by killed by a Minnie Ball passing through they accomplished their purpose. Those that they met with but slight loss while it was being consummated. One thing How Ever which was in their favor was Thoy the following important intelligence has had the Antietam in their front about unt been receiv8d. It puts a new past half the length of their lines Over which the condition of affairs it harpers our troops could Cross Only at one Point. F a Hhd show that although Thero has it was it this Bridge that 1 Pleasanton s been no direct intelligence from general cavalry made such a splendid dash across Mcclellan during to Day the enemy Aro in face of a fire from several batteries plan evidently panic stricken and unwilling to ted to sweep it from Points and Nonit the approach of h8 victorious army which rained a perfect Shower of Shell upon even a a the St a Tion we b dint it while our troops were crossing most of of overwhelming numbers the Small Gnu which fortunately did not explode Rison under 0o, Mic it and general White As soon As the cavalry crossed they Woro compelled to surrender after nearly were followed by Sykes regulars in sup thre0 Days Bard after colonel por.fc�, revetto i.c8�?T Tidball s Gibsons Miles had been seriously wounded and inca and Robinsons which after getting into pack rated for further participation in the position silenced the rebels at this Point defence of the position. The information and relieved Sumner s corps from a fire j8 telegraphed to night from Tho n. Y. Her under which they would have other Wise correspondent at Frederick been compelled to fall Back. I an officer who has just arrived from some of the most desperate fighting harpers ferry reports that Tho rebels Ever recorded on history took place on bad enc noted the place in a great pm Raj. This Field. In passing Over the ground to they arc san Din a everything across Tho Day evidence was Manifest where the most River As fast As possible. They left har deadly contests occurred. The dead lying per it a ferry in such haste that they had thick and in rows where they had fallen on not time to Complete Parolino the prisoners the enemy a Centre. An j a number were unconditional released the line of Battle had Boon formed from a a a consequence. A Point West of Hagerstown Turnpike across the Road and Novara Fields to near the a disaster in Kentucky. Boonsboro Turnpike at n distance of shout Indianapolis sept. 18.�?adjutant half a mile and these jines were almost Slawson of the 17th Indiana escaped from distinct As where the inv or mass found mum Fordsville immediately after Tho sur Thioni. The dead were lying so close As Render of that Post and has reached hero to to nearly within reach of one a others to reports that Tho Garrison numbering hands along Tho entire distance while in from 4,000 to 5,000, and comprising the Many places they Lay one upon another. 17th, 50th, 60th, 5gth, 68th and 79th the enemy it this Point were attacked Indiana regiments one company of Caval by Kings Rickett s and Sedgwick a Divi by and ten pieces of artillery surrendered Sions and he rebels although maintain on Tveden Sedny having been completely Ning their ground for a Timo were Sompell surrounded by Gen. Braggs forces which cd to give Way their loss being frightfully were estimated at 30,000. Large. Our loss in killed and wounded was Duryea a brigade which opened this at 50, while the rebels acknowledge to Havo tack lost about half its Force but main suffered a loss of 700 in the fight on Sun to inc it until relieved by fresh troops Day. This brigade lost 432 in killed and wonn a ded out of about 850 who went into the Totle a Independent voters of Keetion. Huntingdon county. The enemy a loss in killed it this part fat Loui ii Una a Ai the recent Angus con of a Field was at least two to one and Many arc of the opinion that it would aver before the assembling of the convention by his age the same All Over the Battle ground. Curd in Tho journal and american sought for this is accounted for by the fact that received the Nomi Nutick of that convention our men fire High while the rebels seem "i"01 is j matter of course was the Only no. I j to Imin ution that could give him any chum to your to be particularly instructed to fire Low 8uffrftge3. But a8 itr8eema front Bhaji r0. The prisoners say they always like to meet j Putin cd the nomination conferred upon him a regiment of zouave with red browsers As will be seen by his letter dated Tho 9th of As these serve As distinctive Marks. In september 1802, to John Scott Henry Glazier evidence of this take the casualties of the we ,�?o1 Alc porters. A commit Ziu w v u�i11eo of a con cution purpt.r11 no to he Alii Ion 14th Brooklyn and the 5th n. Y. Matt convention hold sometime after to regular Menifi three fourths of the casualties convention put to or. Blu among them in every Battle being in Tho idiot which Oro Only important to i this come an in cation. First. A were Yon and Are you yet opposed to making party nominations at this time a 8ecihi a a have you accept d Tho no Minnion for Assembly made by one of Trio recent conventions a to which or. Benedict replies t a i Ilid and do still believe that the policy of making strictly party nominations was a mistaken to Tho second to says a i have not accepted nor declined it 110 formal notice of that nomination has Boon surrender of harpers ferry. Given me. name Hud been presented to the Frederick md., sept. 16.�? i regret to pp10,�?T,�?� r a ,j5cnrcdli, 1"rc a a at i err t knew that he was the candidate of Hie party have to announce Tho surrender of Harper s As his our a appeared for weeks in the ferry with All Tho forces and stores there and american. Now fellow citizens in View to Tho enemy at nine of clock on monday of these facts Tho great heretofore Republican lower limbs. At a piece of Woods some distance West of the Placo mentioned above where they Mado a stand after being driven Bock Gormanos brigade of Sedgwick a division suffered heavy loss having 894 killed and wounded about half their entire number. Str slurp just As to Din. Contraband and Sucesh teamsters. We will leave for Tho Border probably in a very Brief period. How Long to will Havo to stay i know not some say three months but i can to Twil just now i have no time nor any fur Fri tug Ini t a at present. Whenever i can spare a moment i will keep you posted. Good Bye. S. O. W. A letter. Or. Editor a the Monitor of last week in lung editorial attacked me. On saturday Travo a r a Quot into the hands of Albert own the editor the of Tho bottle Field following letter. He took it into his office and soon Cine out and in the presence of several gentlemen said Quot it should be Puhlin had in Hie paper a he never reared to in Bligh the defence of any one attacked in it he Wai going away hut he would leave word and see that it appeared 1 he did not do it the falsehood of his former Pohli Netlon work its mischief in Daylight the his behind to perform this duty generally general Hooker Cormann Dick general surrendered As soon As skirmishers appear Mcdowell a corps and Tho 1�?Tcnnbylvania de. Reserves ascended Tho Mountain on Tho it seems from the statements of the rest right for Tho purpose of attacking the Reb dents of Sharpsburg and its Vicinity of left. He wot his troops into Peritiss Trot Rebol in a iut Nta were expected Aud moved upon the enemy about two hours on Friday but they did not arrive and before Sundown. Here is in the Caso of consequently it was decided to Cross the the other Ridge of the Mountain our troops River As Thoy were in no condition to stand Woro successful in driving Tho enemy he another such Battle is that of the 17th fore them with great Slaughter. Tho rebels inst., so they commenced leaving at dark suffered Here More than of any other Point on thursday night nod the rear of Tho line passed through Sharpsburg just before Gen. Hatch commanding a division Daylight yesterday morning tinder Gen. Hooker was wounded in Tho they crossed the River it different Points leg. In the Vicinity of Sharpsburg As there Are the rebel troops engaged Wero Long several Fords within two Miles though Tho streets d. 11. Aud a. D. Hills contrary has been represented. Had our troops had two hours longer of our cavalry started in Pursuit As soon As Cater portion of the rebel the Retreat was discovered but beyond Cap morning. Tho enlisted men and Bouic officers have been paroled and arrived Here. From them i gather the following particulars Tho rebels comm once the attack on Friday noon on our forces on the Mary land Heights. The skirmishing continued party has no certain . 1 therefore offer myself to the people of this county As a candidate for tie legislature and will use such ability is i possess Humble As it May he to sustain the state and National administrations in their efforts to put Down and crush out this unholy rebellion to sustain the army and Elln Toto our poor soldiers who no fighting the Battles of Liberty. This Union convention rain fit Tho War news for Tho past few Days has been of such an exciting and interest. Ing character that to in pc devoted All our space to it this week in order that to May give our readers As full an account of the doing of our Bravo boys As possible and in doing so soveral editorials and other articles intended for Liia Issue Havo been crowded out. Contradicted. I must no Pool to you. He May army would Havo been taken prisoners is Turing a few Hundred stragglers they one Ltd be the and Vanongo of the two falsehoods. And they were surrounded on three sides. The a coded in inflicting upon the enemy but a Hanani Unn Nln ref Tim rail Lite will Iii Leto Walt 11 la in a y Only moan of escape being through n Nar Little injury. Row Defilo in the Mountain which Tho a j about a mile from the River quite a Tillery would soon have rendered impasse contest took place Between a part of Gen. Hie. Porters corps which wore in Tho Advance among Tho rebel officers known to be and the enemy for the Possession of two killed was Gen. Garland of Leesburg and j guns which they seemed unable to move col. Strong of the eighteenth Virginia. Fast enough. They were finally compelled Tho letters body was obtained to Day by a to abandon them one of which they spiked Flag of truce. J their trains have got off not withstand at Daylight this morning our worst fears Ding it is said their horses were Complete were realized. Tho rebels under cover of j by worn out. They seem to Havo taken the night had left on their Way to Tho a position on Tho other Sid of Tho Potomac Potomac. They went to this place two hut they did not reply to our guns this Miles from Tho mountains and then took morning with Tho exception of three or certificates from your neighbors. It is possible the Road towards Sharpsburg. They left four shots that you May envy to your own you cannot a their dead on the Field and those of i an attempt was Wade to Cross and flank Hurt their characters by such a Cal rec 0 their wounded not Able to walk Woro found them but they were in too Good position sustain your charge you say a Benedict boasts., i. A a a that he bus defended the rail Road As no other in who churn Tes it Boonsboro. To to attempted with Success Man tins a and Call to a Trail Rand Between 1,200 and 1,500 prisoners Wero a Union Man named Hughes one in you Sii knew my opinions on Tho rail Load taken during the Day most of them by from Williamsport this afternoon and re questions or you did nol know them if you did Gen. Hookers division. Ports that a Large Force of the enemy had know them you wilfully and intentionally wrote yesterday Gen. Franklin a corps and i re crossed the River at that place but he what you knew was not True. If you Aid not ,. R. A r 1 know them you wrote As truth that which you Canoe Tuow n Mountain six Miles nearer could not say How Many Tor fear to ought to Havo known was Falso. Your readers harpers Berry where he engaged the en-1 might to caught he left in haste and will Gire you the Fedt Antigo of a choler of eith Emy holding that pass for about three therefore did not count them or position. Hours resulting in a Complete rout of the to said at least 2,000 cavalry and 1,000 As clerk of the Iio Uso in 1855, i had free enemy und heavy loss. Our loss in this infantry were on this Side and the column Riddett one Rod on a a a Luu roed on a free tick a a a bout 450 killed and wounded was still Eros sing Over Tho rear not being it. The owners of your Prosa and types cannot to rebel loss during the Day and night j visit la the honest people of this county will judge Why ii maligned me and refused to publish my defence. A. W. Benedict. Uva tip Odom sept. 13th, 18g2. Al Ikirt own a editor of the Monitor a your old political but now rebel Friend Henry a. Wise you soy a damned himself by Tho Fertility of his i will take of Comoro Chance for Tho same Fate by writing to you. In your last paper you make n charge of fraud upon John Scott Alex. Port Henry Gla sier and William Dorris esqrb., accusing them with using Ray name to serve the pc no a. Rail Road. Should your character Over Boas Irre proc Stablo is either of theirs you will need 110 throughout the Day and evening and was de up is it was makes a Send thrust it the renewed on saturday. Ti10 enemy was Republican party and endangers the whole driven Back with considerable loss. They a cot. But or. Benedict having received and Canto up several times and was repulsed acc Pete l1 Quot a 1 be Ioc nomination of this in f ,. A ,. U Par excellence Union convention Oan Nothe the Hen it was discovered that they Wero candidate of two parties i therefore submit Ray coming up in overwhelming Force in order name of Tho friends of Liberty and Good govern was Given to Spike Tho guns and throw ment is a ennui Date for your suf Frangos. You them Down the Mountain. The whole Force now whether i have any claims or not and from Tho Heights then retired in safety few the guns from Camp Hill shelling the in John Williamson Emy when they attempted to pursue our Huntingdon sept. 24, 1862.-te retiring men. A a for i on sunday afternoon a party of our a a it All persons receiving newspapers or be men again ascended Tho iieight3 and Rod goals of this office will have to any Tho Post brought their hold pieces which Thoy had age quarterly half yearly or yearly in Advance loft Thero a spiked. On sunday at noon by order of Tho Post office department. Tho rebels appeared in Groat Force on Lou-1 Huntingdon. Sept. 24, 1862. A Don Heights. Col. Miles shelled them from Point to Point. Some of their guns a editor a a notice. Wero disc Oderud but they still managed to estate of Abraham Shaw deed keep up a brisk fire from some of their 0r batteries which Wero Ruu Buck out of sight tribute the balance in the hands or Simoon and loaded. Wright esq., administrator of Abraham Sling Tho Cann Nading was kept up All Day on dec�?Td., will attend to the duties of Hisni Foint sunday without doing much damage. Tho a a Quot a at his office in the Borough of Hunting Are required to present their claims or be debarred from coming in for a share of the fund. J. H. O. Coi bin auditor. Sept. 24, 1862. And was resumed again on monday mottling at Daylight and kept tip until nine of clock when col. Milos ordered a White Flag to to raised. There was about 3s00 cavalry in the command nil of whom except about forty i the heirs and Legal representatives of escaped about eight of clock on sunday jc0,b h a Miler deo.d�?o a Quot do peraon8 in Ert i ii Quot a u,.�h of. ¿3st�zjhsxsw0 in Stu with but Little loss. The balance of Ler deceased in the township of Union in the the troops numbering from six to eight county of Huntingdon on the 8d any of octo thousand with Gen. Whites command it Era a d. 18g2, it 10 o Clook n. M., of that from Martinsburg wore All surrendered. Or the Pupp a of ranking partition of to Gen. House captured an Aid de Camp j of Gen. Stuart on monday afternoon who Cua be done without prejudice to or spoiling of was making his Way from Harper a ferry the whole otherwise to value and appraise the to Boonsboro with a despatch from Gen. According to Law at which time and place Jackson to Gen. Lee announcing Tho Ca you �?o7 a hell if you think Procter. 19 the Pennsylvania militia or now encamped at Green Lastlo Aud will return to their hoc a a few Days. A soy the name thing with truth. I never defend was fully 15,000 in killed wounded and de the rail Road at any time and no inn Ever missing. General Lee acknowledged to heard me do so 1 owe it More kicks than kisses to citizens of Boonsboro that Thoy had Good. Youra pm a do whle a a a Bucu done std with Terr a 0 lo8s 1 am now and have always been opposed to the our loss in killed and wounded will pro passage of that Law which robbed our Bably reach 3,000. We lost but few Pris some seven Hundred thousand dollars tonnage donors. Tivix. I am now and have been Ever since the Pas. Men. Richar Daout a division being in and i according to another report it was Only a Small party sent Over to forage the country Aud harass the inhabitants. With this exception the soil of Maryland is Freu from the invaders a result which All expo cd at an Early Day though few thought such a thing possible before another great bottle. Tho Retreat of a army so Large As that Pitu lation of the Placo. The Aid sup Ned Gen. Lee was at Boonsboro which was in our Possession. This was Tho first intimation of the surrender which our general received. At the time general Franklin was within three John c. Watson sheriff s office sept. 18, 1862. Quot to executors 1 a we the executors of the estate of Samuel Steed deo�?Td., will sell on the premises of Zeihm Leto make amt Quot Rali Road company pay j a a a a a took the Road from this place to j of Tho rebels in the fac of one a Ike our , that Money into our state wards Sharpsburg. Two Mil and a of j cos Razz certainly creditable to a a ooh i 1 from which town to Caius up with the to Nanders especially when it is considered Money 1 Hull continue As i am. Said deceased in Punu township Huntingdon county on monday Goober 20, 18c2, All Tho hours March of Tho ferry going to the moveable property thereon Vii Stock Furm Relief of the beleaguered command which i Ute Aua and All the household and Kitchen erho had been soot by Gem Mcclellan As a a a a a Quot Wilt mad. Know on the Day of Sale soon Asho received the despatch from John rep col. I o a us Ltd inlay morning that he was Robert Reed in danger. Sept. 24, 1802. In.

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