[•V S. ROSE & CO.
~ Journal & Messenger
|j U r , iVcloesday morning*’. 60 per annum.
,i the rt guiar charge will be Osg Doll an
I ,c u r:itKii’ *oM u* mi, for the ftrstinser
|| c ; ;ii |jr each aulKeqaent insertion. All
t‘nolspecified as In time, will be published
l| a.i enarged accordingly. A liberal discount
| ‘'l.,; *no advertise by the year.
, sic-ti Os ovet ton unes, will be charged at
1| • ’ , of candidates for office, to be paid for at
li l ”* n(S inserted.
I ‘ r *;, eiuents made with county officers, Drug
*•, ‘ \ r *i, Merchants, and other*, who may wish to
‘tsalsu So.uu.kf lueatori, AtMaMrtlsn
,re required by taw to lie advertised in a
rtj days previous to the day of sale.
. n ‘•>- held on the first Tuesday in the month,
(l , ra of ten In the forenoon aud three In the I
Court house in the county In which the
I ‘ 3 ’ ‘.'-aii.'l
;.,sa Puopirtv must be advertised in like
- iijßtJSi vd ilstDiTou of an Estate must be
I ‘“'l forty days
it .1- itlon will he made to the Ordinary for
;, t . i and Negro**, must bo published weekly lor
• r Letters of Administrations, thirty days; for
administration, monthly, six months ; for
. r vn Guardianship. weekly, forty days
■ , f :£*-jhixo or Muaroaua, monthly, four
establishing lost papers, for the full space us
for c impelling titles from executors or ad
1. *;,ere a bond has been given by the deceased
threw m >nths.
B addressed to S. ROSE A CO.
fl aud iliisiiiest Men.
isd Bcsimkss Cards will be inserted under
th: following rates, vis :
... rvs, per annum, .9 S ‘“0
. do 10 00
>a, do 12 UO
f V ml, do 15 00
-Dts of this class will be admitted, untew
. e. nor fur a less term than twelve months.
,f over twelve lines will be charged rao rata.
. not paid for in advance will be charged at
rate*. . ‘ ,
i EAR M4&KTINGS
-.AS, knight templars, odd fel
'i,V’ AND SONS OF TEMPERANCE,
IIKLD 1* THK CITT OF H ai'ON.
f Georgia for 1860, October Slit.
so. 5, urst and third Mouday nights In each
• ~,ter, No. 4, second Monday night in each
■ an cil. No. C, fourth Mwday night In each
t nptuent. Knights Templar, No. 2, Meetings
. uesday n‘ght in each month.
r. at Wednesday in June.
.a .nent, Tuesday previous.
i:. No. 2, every Thursday evening.
No 5, every Tuesday evening,
t i 11 praer.t, No. 2, second and fourth Mon
in each month.
SONS OF TEMPERANCE.
■ nnh Wednesday in October, annually.
, U 0 1’ E L S.
1. a,;| 1.1) respectfully inform my OLD FkIENDS and
II .’ ■ th ii *iuee the fire, I have obtained the Rooms
■ 1 ‘ N K.VT AbOVfc the “Granite Hall,” and over
r V McKvoy and Messrs. Bostick A Lamar,
.[ • .re ipt-ned, and will be pleased to see my irieuds
,• jrrs, and will do my best for their comfort and
BENJ. F. DENSE.
IFLt.V STREET, two Squares from the Rail Road
! ( and in the business part ot the city.
J. 0. UOODALE, Proprietor.
pppoiiU the Pissenger House, Macon, Ga
By E. E. BROWI A; SOX.
ifctLN ready on tire arrival of every Train. The
.'t ■ -irtors will spare no pains to make their guests
•m t feb 22 4S-’r-v
,SE STUBBLEFIELD HWI'SE.
L ie the Phoenix from its Ashes.”
’Ht r ,rge, new and elegant Bouse, recently erected
1 . rams of my ohl establishment, Mulberry street
n ab w open for the reception and aceonunoda
* larders and transient Guests
i has been newly furnished throughout, in the
-and the Proprietor will eudeavor to make it a
FIRST CLASS HOTEL.
I u- n eligible, a little below the Methodist and
■ Presbyterian Church, and near the Bank-
I x.l >*rt f bosiacaa.
with the House Is a arge
Livei*y and SaleStalilo,
I’ Drivers and others can find accommodation* for
- r.vreof his old frieads and of the traveling pub-
lx HO IT T HO USE,
BV I. D. GILBERT A. CO.
I AB l*-tf
*T- HiC?E IS STILL OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
‘ 1 \ L arrangement will be made for the accommo
•>f the Members to the approaching STATE CON
'T! y and the future Session of the Legislature.
and fer,s at this House, will conform to those
r Public Houses in this city.
N. C. BARNETT
< •- tferille, Ga , Dec 15th, 1960. _____
3oots and Shoes.
If Sign of liic
‘*■ BIG HOOT, v
r i.hanks for the
•ii and long con-
would moat rea
.• ■ 1 -It * continuance of the feme. Wehavenow
• “•••'* a large assortment of
Hoots and. Slioos,
- “J of ,ur own manufacture, to which weekly addition*
; -ie, of all the different style* and patter* usually
’■’ ‘in a ihoe store, and would Inelte those wishing to
to cal’ and examine our stock, as we are prepared
’ siiow as any house it the city or State.
t-y MIX A KIRTI.AND.
N w Estoblinhiaeiit.
C. T. W X. R D & C 0.,
*A.M PAITI RFllSand Dt.4l.fcßS
OPPOSITE THE FLOYD HOUSE, MacoW, Oa.
\UK would call the attention of the public to our new
” nock, comprising Coaches, Bretts, Rockaways and
■ of the most elaborate finish, from celebrated bulld-
Genuine BRATTLEBORO’ BUGGIES eontantly on
■f.i tot If U-ts
w ILL VOD GO NORTH, WHEN YOU CAN DO
CVKMVGE & mm M.WLFACTOBV
HAVISO purchased the entire Inter- MUIB
rjA *t of the late firm of BAM KB, WIL
*4 CO., I invite the attention of the
***• of Monroe and surrouning countie* Vn? _ SIP
, ’Of rite':live arrangements for Manufacturing TOP AND
Tl >P BUGGIES, COACUKS, ROCKAWAYS, CAK
v’4l, PH JSTOSg, Ac., Ac- I *“ constantly receiving
w.i,0l from lisr North, but trout inj
w,f rk Shops, to my stock on hand, of three or four
Jf I** 1 ** Per week, which combine elegance and finish, with
, lreC|rth , nd durability. Orders f..r any —rt of
w ■. Harness, Ac , are molt respectfully solicited, which
nibjKomptly supplied, and all engagements for work
, met. I hare constantly on hand a large
t-pairing .*one at short notice and Warranted.
_V- *. l y ‘ * J. R. BANKS
‘ •UIP STOOLS, CAMP COTTS,
: Tj, TTO IST MOULDS, Sc C
\\ K J r •Ulln* to make any and everything oot of
i. HihlUu people demand for their comfort or
W# * Cf.
#CTtgto looniol an* iWtmzmtx,
r r. C. \ 1 s HE TANARUS,
H V'oukl', l* - ’ r *>TXDBY AND MACHINE
. Ri il totnelineof Uie Kil Kwad near the Macon
kind-Ttrf Btv, U *he 1* mow prepared to manuiactui e all
MACHINERY AND CASTINGS,
Steam Engines & Boilers,
On terms as favorable as any Establishment either North or
(mar llfj T. C. NIdBET.
doax ncaor iRLp, _ MmmcA sc.oviau
Schofield & JLiix>.,
FOUNDERS AND MACHINISIS
W e Mrrr.'rv' 1 ,o ' ,i ' nuf * , ‘ ur *’ ** e i.ff le,
MILL3 ‘ MiLL 01N
BRASS AN 1) IRON CASTINGS
a f IV. , li ,Crtp !i on,MOX K *lUlf*G and VBll
u_tingihe moit complete assortment 01
Iron Railing ui the State, which for elegance, neatness, du
rabiliiy atd design, rsnnot be surpassed, and are suitable
fronts of Dwellings, Cemetery L ts, Public Squares,
Church Fences and Balconies.
Persons desirous of purchasing Ratlings will do well to
v ve a call, as we are determined to offer as good bargain?
as any Northern Establishment.
Hpecimetis of our Work can be seen at Rose Hill
Cemetery, ana at various private residences in this city.
\f'-A I FACTI'IIEIt f IV rou gli t Iron
RAILING of every description, and for all purposes,
Plain and Ornamental, tram the lightest Scroll Iron, up to
the heaviest Hailing used. Having an endless variety of
New and Original Designs, purchasers cannot fad to be suit
Being entirely of Wrought Iron, thetr strength cannot he [
questioned, ami for beauty they cannot he surpassed any
where. All kinds of Fancy Iron Work made to order. Par
ticular attention given to making all kinds of
Geometrical Stair Railings.
specimens of the work can be seen at the Residences
of T. G. Holt, L. F W. Andrews aud W. J Me Elroy, Esqrs
Also at Rose HiU Cemetery,
july 18 16-ts
fornicated Hroufbt Irua aud Hire
(Secured ly Letters Patent.)
A D M I It .% Blj Y adapted fur enclosing Public
A Grounds, Cemeteries, Balconies, Cottages, Ac. Sheep
tnd Ox Hurdle Pa ent VV'ire, Sucking Rolsteads, with every
variety of Folding Iron Bedsteads and Iron Furniture.—
Patent Wire Coal Screens, Ore, Sand and Gravel Screens,
V/ire Netting for Musquito, Sheep, Poultry and other pur
loses. Wire Summer Houses, Fancy Wire Work in great
variety for gardens, Ac. M. WALKER k SONS,
Msnuactureis, No. 535 Market, N, K. Cor. 6th St., Phila
lelphla. (oct 24 ly)
D. C. HODGKINS &, SON,
DEALERS IV AND MANI'FACTERKKS OF
C3r XT 3NT ,
vnd Bnomiig Apparafgaaft
OF KVKH7 OsSCr.ln'lOX, V,
k rK W DOORS RSI.GW THE
M tcos, Ga.
Jan. 1, 1866. ts
MLS m RIFLES. UI PISTOLS.
OF the late firm of M*rkwaltbr * Moksr, having pur
chased the entire business, will continue the manufac
Double Guns, and best Rifles and Pistols
aade in the United States, on an entirely new plan of Mr.
GUNS re-atocFed and repaired in the best manner, and on
< easenable terms, at short notice. The undersigned being
practical workman, will guarantee all his work, and in
rite the public to give him a trial.
The Stand is under the Floyd House, opposite Dr.
Thompson's. june iS-’ftl-jf
raog. sisiissia, sa. o. o. spaaxs
.HARDEMAN & SPARKS,
MACON. GA., SB
11T11.L give prompt attention to the selling and storing
of Cotton, and to the filling of orders for plantation
nl fwmilv supplies. With manv years experience and
>ith their best efforts to serve their friends, they hope to
have a continuance of the liberal patronage heretofore
xtended to them Liberal advances made when required.
August 15th lift). (G-)
L. p. STRONG & SONS.
r EWIS P. STRONG ten-
or the liberal patronage ys
tended to him for the last A
wentysaven year*.and n- V*.’
ectfully announce, that he S?-• B. J V“T
. associated with him in V b£gg/'\, Wfs-w
e farther prosecution ol V ■***
hebu.ines., hi* two . n. , AA, ..A.-^
KIG Alt P- STRONG and / f i
KOItKESTER W. STRONG, V
inder the name, firm and “~*P* w ”
Ryle of L. I*. STRONG A *
and will continue to . ,
ceep on hand and offer, a large and .elect assortment of
Booh, Siiops anti lacallicr
of all kinds and Finding* for Country manufacturer*. He
respectfully asks for the new firm, a continuance o; the lib
eral favor extended to the old.
Macon, January 8. 1860. 41-y
/El Ij ll\ K II I J NT,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
feb 3*-’CO— y
Messrs. T. & G. WOOI3,
1f.% VK this day assoc!- _ •
I A led sritli them in the a
nanufact ire and sale ol
she business will be here
fter conducted in the firm
WOOD BRO A C 0. w ~T ~~
Having associated with u* in the Furniture business,9eth
f>. Wood, we are particularly .bwirous of closing up ‘he old
business as soon a. possible, and respectfully request ail in
debted, either by note or account, to call and make payment
at an early day. T. A 0 WOOD.
If aeon, Sd January, ICAA.1 C AA. (MiW)
MACON SEED STORE.
rANBRF.TII’S FRESII OARDKN REEDS.—W. S.
j ELLIS has just received a large supply of
Prom Landretii's, warranted genuine, for tale at the lowct
nrtre*. wholeual* and retail.
Also, a general assortment of
DRUG3 AND MEDICINES.
MACON, GEORGIA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1861.
PBEPLEB A CABAXIBC,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
WILL prsetiee Is w m the counties of Momoe, Bibb, Up
son, Pike, Spalding, Henry and Butts. Mr. CcbanU's
.ii give prompt and constant attention to the collection and
securing 01 debts ana claims
O. t-LEPI.ES, GEO. A. CABANIS3.
_ lormeriy of Athens, Ga. 6-ly.
J. BRAi\IIAM Jfr.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Oil Kli on Colton Avenue over the HaptUt >k
Store, room formerly occupied by Dr. Green,
S. 14. COOK,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
OFFICE with Speer A Hunter, over Bust! L's Store.
Feb. ill, Islil—y
LA 11 Ait COBB,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
OFFICE on Mulberry street, over the Store of A. M.
Biacxshear & Cos., in Uoardmau’s Washington Block.
Will practice in Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Macon,
t wiggi, Worm, and euuiter. teb 27-y
E A W CARD.
MESSRS. COOK, ROBINSON di MONTFORT,
WILL practice Law in the counties of Taylor, Macon,
11 ~u.ion, Dooly, aumter, Marion, Schley, and in such
other counties in the State as their business wiil authorise.
p#* Drill E art Ogieiliurge.
W. H. BOBINfcON,
june 20-*60 —ts T. W MONTFORT.
a. hux. JIIO - *• bill
HILL & HILL,
(SUCCESSORS TO THE LATE FIRM OF STUBBS A MILL.)
WILL practice in the Macon and adjoining Circuits,
and in the supreme aud Federal Courts, the saute as
heretofore by the late firm of Stubbs A Hill.
The undersiged wiil close up the tusiness of the late firm
of Stubbs A llill, as speedily as possible: and to this end,all
persons Indebted to said firm, are requested to make pay
ment at as early a dav a* practicable.
U. HILL, Surviving partner of
August 24, 1352—23-ts F.tubbs A Hill.
LANIER A AXDEKSOX,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
I>RAOTIOK in the Counties of the Macon Circuit, and in
the Counties of Sumter, Monroe aud Jones; also in the
federal Courts at Savannah.
[apr 21 ’SS-ly]
<1 l.i EltllOl SE V ANSLKV,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
KNOXVILLE AND FORT VALLEY, OA.
G. P. CULVERHOUSE, F. A. ANSLEY,
Knoxville, Ga. Fort Valley, Ga.
Km R. WHITTLE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
;FFICE next to CONCERT HALL,over Payne’s Drug Store
jan. 6, [4l-ly.]
THOMAS B. CABAXHS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Wil.l. attend promptly to all business entrusted to his
care In tlieCouutiesof Monroe, liihb, liutls, Crawford,
nes, Pike, spoiling aud Upson. [may 12 ’SBJ
JOEL K. GRIFFIN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Ufiyil.l, practice in the Counties of .Macon and the ail-’
Ts joining Circuits. Also in the -.ounties ol the West and
South- West Georgia, accessible by Rail Head.
jParticular personal attention given to collectiag.
l-tT Office wltli U. A. Lochrane, Datuour’s Building, 2d
Street. feb 22-’th>—4B-tf
Urs. iW'DOXALD A VAN GIBSEN,
OfMt-c its IViisliington itluck, Mui-on, Ga„
ELECTRICITY USED IN EXTRACTING TEETH. I
MC DOMALD’.N Too*h Paste always
on hand and for sale. Dentists can be
supplied with the finest style of TEETH, alsoUrfySßESfc,
Gold Foil, Gold aud Silver Plate and Wire, I ‘
Lathe Fixtures, Ac., also with any kind of Instruments or
Materials ou short notice. net 18
a. c. Jiooi&i:,
D :il i st,
OFFICE over Dr. Thompson's Store. My work imy
I Reference. f*prt 4-tfl
J I K N It Y ”8
Extract of Jamaica Ginger,
MADE from the Jamaica * Hlnper Root. For Cholic,
which not only expels Hie Itj wind bat thoroughly invig
orates the bowels and inte* tines For Dyspepsia it is
unrivaled, the dose being *T Riving relief ,ni
medlately, thus dissipating! “ lowness of spirits and head
ache. As many denominate’ QR. Drunkenness a disease,
which undoubtedly is the m case, we offer this a most
effectual remedy ; a few L, drop* of Henry’s Ginger in
a little water will impart such a stimulating effect
upon the stomach and bow els that the great desire to
Indulge in liquor is destroy fT ed, while it produces a
healthy and natural condition of the parts. Asa
Rheumatic Remedy, used extensively, it has proved
excellent. To prevent bail effect of change of water or
diet It has no equals, and * no one should travel with
out it; sea sickness is pre ‘ vented and fatiguedessipa
ted No ..ne should hesitate fit to use it, being made oi •
familiar and long acknowl edged excellent medicine,
being prepared with great a care * of superior strength.
Use Henry’s and no other. The test of Its being g -
uine it does not turn milky wheo poured Into water.
„ , ~v ZEILJN k HUNT,
Mademdy Uy Druggists, Macon, Ga.
Bee special notice.
A Clinuce for Capitalists.
MACON GRIST MILL fob SALE.
OWI!V<J to the Insufficiency of our capital, and the
pressure of other engagements, we are anxious to dis
pose of the Macon Grist Mill, to a satisfactory purchaser.
The Mill is now iu complete running order—will grind 1(
bushels a day, and cannot fail to make a handsome pruu
if well managed, in the hands of a person with sufficiea
capital to carry it on properly. The most satisfactory In
formation on this, and other subjects connected with tr.
*• ,,blHin<;d 111 lhe wiwuw * co^
The Harden Express Cos.
WILL PASS GOODS AT THE
Custom lloiiMf atl Suvamiah,
AND FORWARD THEM
Bv Express or Freight Train, as parties may prefer, only
charging fur our trouble the Custom House Fees, for pasting
and forwarding. For further information concerning the
aSo/e, Ipply to M. C MCDONALD, Agent
Macon, March 20,1801.
Corn and Oats.
IPIAA BI'SII ELS Prime Corn. CO* buthel. Oats,
f ° r *" e by BOWDRK A ANDERSON.
CORK ! CORU ! !
C%S\f\S\ RUSH Prime Western Corn, Just received
“ d **“ ‘“ o STuTK JONM.
KFFIKH) LKAF I-AKI).
GO U *’
anglft. ■ ‘
Pure Corn and Rectified Uhiskej.
BBLS. Whiskey, consisting of “ Ward A Carey’
i 1 F\| Extra Ucctifled,"” Kentucky Pure While,^"Ten
nessee Corn,"Georgia Planter.,” “ Pike’s Maguolia,’ and
other Brandt, all received direct from the Distillers, and
or .ale low by McCAI.I.IE A JONES,
Clothing! Clothiutf!! t’lolliiiij; !!!
A I, A It 4. E Stock for sale, without re card to co.t.
it the time to get cheap Clothing at
june 1H J. B. A W. A. ROBS
Wheat, Kyis parley ami oats.
SFI.I'IiTED especially for teed. In .tore and to
•ale hr foot 10) M.CALUKA JONES
rh/A/k MAI.KS Prime .elected Hay, for .ale low by
mar 20 ItOWuRE A ANDERSON.
Plantation hkoans.-nowiu &&
store the best M.ortmnt of Negro Shoe., we APV
have ev.r offered Inthl. Market. Men i double mMw
and nailed blank and ruMetU; da. heavy tingle ol.d black
do ruiaatt.; do. boy. and youthi biack and a, |
vhlofc w. ar idling very low. MCT * AIMMJK*. i
Gun. FipfeeN Ki poi i.
ilKAiiqp asters Missouri State Guard, )
* sSprinofield August 12, 1861. )
To Ilis kxocllfucy, Ula'.b ru F. Jackson,
Governor of the State of Missouri:
I have the honor to submit to your Excel
lency the following report of the operations
of the amiy under my command, at and im
mediately preceding the buttle of .* pringficld :
I began to move luy command from its
encampment on Cowskin Prairie, in McDon
ald county on the 25th of July towards Cass
ville, in Harry county, at which place it had
been agreed upon that between Generals
McCulloch, Peirce and myself that our re
spective forces, together with those of Brig.
Gen. Mcßride, should be concentrated, pre
paratory to a forward movement. We reached
Cassville on Sunday, the 2Hth of July, and
on the next day effected a junction with the
armies of Gencrjal McCulloch and Pearce.
The combined armies were then put under
marching orders, and the First Division,
Gin McCulloch commanding, left Cassville
on the Ist of August, upon the road to this
city. The Seeond Division, under Gen.
Pearce, of Arkansas, left on the Ist day of
August; and the Third Division, Brig. Gen.
Steen, of this State Commanding, left ou the
2d day of August. I went forward with the
Seeond Division, which embraced the greater
portion of infantry, and encamped with it
some twelve miles northwest of Cassville.—
The next morning a messenger from Gen.
McCulloch informed me that he had reason
to believe that the enemy were in forces on
the road to Springfield, and that he should
remain at his then encampment on Crane
creek until the Second and third Divisions
of the army had come up. The Second
’ Division consequently moved forward to
Crane creek, and 1 ordered the Third Divis
ion to a position within three miles of the
I same place.
The advance guard of the army consisting
of six companies of mounted Missourians,
under command of Brig. Gen. llains, was at
this time (Friday, Aug. 2) encamped on the
Springfield road about five miles beyond
Crane creek. About 9 o'clock, a. m., of that
day, Geins’ pickets reported to him that they
had been driven in by the enemy’s advance
guard, and that officer immediately led for
ward his whole force, amounting to nearly
400 men, until he found the enemy in posi
tion, some three miles on the road. He sent
back at once to Gen McCulloch for reinforce
ments and Col. Mclntosh, C. S. A., was sent
forward with 150 men ; but a rcconnoisance
of the ground having satisfied the latter that
the enemy did not have more than 150 men
ou the ground, he withdrew his men and re
turned to Crane creek.
Gen. Rains soon discovered, however, that
lie was in presence of the main body of the
enemy, numbering to his estimate more than
five thousand men with eight pieces of artil
lery, and supported by a considerable body
of cavalry. A severe skirmish ensued which
lasted several hours, until the enemy opened
their batteries and compelled our troops to re
tire. In this engagement the greater portion
of Gcu. Rains’ command and especially that
part which acted as infantry, behaved with
great gallantry, as the result demonstrates ;
for our loss was only one killed (Id. North
cut j and five wounded, while five of the ene
my’s dead were buried on the field, and a
lai-'fe number are kuown to have been woun
Our whole forces concentrated the next
day near Crane creek, and during the same
night, the Texan regiment under Col. Greer,
came up within a few miles of the same
Reasons, which will be hereafter assigned,
induced me on Sunday, the 4th instant, to
put the Missouri forces under the direction,
for the time being* of Gen. McCulloch, who
accordingly assumed the command in chief
of the combined armies. A little after mid
night we took up the line of march, leaving
our baggage trains, and expecting to find the
enemy near the scene of the late skirmish,
but w*e found as we advanced, they were re
treating rapidly towards Springfield. We
followed them about seventeen miles, to a
place known as Moody’s Spring, where we
were compelled to halt our forces, who were
already nearly exhausted by the intense heat
of the weather and the dustiness of the roads.
Early the next morning we moved forward
to Wilson’s creek, ten miles southwest of
Springfield, where we encamped. Our forces
were here put in readiness to meet the ene
my, who were posted at Springfield to the
number of about 10,000. It was finally de
cided to inarch against them ; and on Friday
afternoon orders were issued to march in four
seperate columns, at nine o’clock that night,
so as to surround the city and begin a simul
taneous attack at daybreak. Lhe darkness ot
the night and the threatened storm caused
Geu. McCulloch, just as the army was
about to march to countermand this order,
and to direct that the troops should hold
themselves in readiness to move wherever or
dered. Our men was consequently kept un
der arms till towards daybreak, expecting
momentarily, an order to march. The morn
ing of Saturday, the 10th of August, found
them still encamped at Wilson’s creek,
fatigued* by a night’s watching aud loss of
About six o’clock 1 received a messenger
from General Hains that the enemy were
advancing in great force trom the direction
of Spriugfield, and were already in 200 or
800 yards of the position where he was en*
camped with the second brigade of bis divis
ion, consisting of about 1,200 mounted men
under Col. Cawthorn. A second messenger
came immediately afterwards from Gen.
Rains to announce that the main body ol
the enemy was upon him, but that he would
endeavor to hold him in check until he could
receive reinforcements. Gen. McCulloch
was with me when these messengers came,
and left at once for his own headquarters to
make the necessary disposition of our forces.
I rode forward instantly toward Gen.
Rains’ position, at the same time ordering
Gens. Slack, Mcßride, Clark and Parsons to
to move their infantry and artillery rapidly
forward. 1 had ridden but a few hundred
yards when l came suddenly upon the main
body of the enemy, commanded by Gen.
Lyon in person. The infantry and artillery
which l had ordered to follow me came up
immediately to the number of 2,036 men,
and engaged the enemy. A severe and
Bloody conflict ensued, my oilicers and men
Behaving with the greatest bravery, and,
with the assistance of a portion of the Con
federate forces, successfully holding the ene
my in check. Meanwhile, and almost sim
ultaneously with the opening of the enemy’s
Batteries in this quarter, a heavy cannona
ding was opened upon the rear oi our putionai
i where a large body of the enemy, under Col.
Seigel, haJ taken position in close proximity
toUol.CliuivhiH’s regiment,Uol. Greer’s Tex
an Rangers, and 679 mounted Missourians,
under command of Col. Brown and Lieut.
The action now became general, and was
conducted with the greatest gallantry and
vigor on both side, for more than five hours,
when the enemy retreated iu great confusion,
leaving their commander in chief, Gen. Lyon,
dead upon the battle field over five hundred
killed, and a great number wounded.
The forces under my command have pos
session of three twelve pounders aud a great
quantity of small arms and amunition, taken
from the enemy ; also, the standard of Sei
gel’s regiment, captured by Captain Staples.
They have also a large number of prisoners.
The brilliant victory thus achieved upon
this hard fought field, was won only by the
most determined bravery, and distinguished
gallantry of the combined armies, which
fought nobly side by side, in defence of their
common rights and liberties with as much
courage and constancy as wi re ever exhibited
upon any battle field.
Where all behaved so well, it is invidious
to make any distinction, but I cannot refrain
from expresssing my sense of the splendid
services rendered, under iny own eyes, by
the Arkansas infantry under Gen. Pearce,
the Louisiana regiment of Col. Herbert, and
Col. Churchill’s regiment of mounted rifle
men. These gallant officers and their brave
soldiers won upon that day the lasting grati
tude of every true Missourian.
This great victory was bought by the
blood of many a skillful officer and brave
man. (Hhcrs will report the losses sustained
by the Confederate forces I shall willingly
confine myself to the losses within uiy own
Among those who fell mortally wounded
upon the battle field, none deserve a dearer
place in the memory of Missourians than
Richard Hanson Wcightman, Colonel-com
manding the first brigade of the second divis
ion of the army. Taking up arms at the
very beginning of this unhappy contest, he
had already done distinguished service at the
battle of Rock Creek where lie commanded
the iStito forces after the death of the la
mented Holloway, and at Carthage, where
he won unfading laurels by the display of
extraordinary coolness, courage and skill.—
He fell at the head of his brigrde, wounded
in three places, and died just as the victori
ous shout of our army began to rise upon
Here, too, died in the discharge of his
duty, Col. Ben. Brown, of Ray county, pre
sident of the Senate a good man and true.
Brigadier-General Slack’s division suffered,
severely. He himself fell dangerously woun
ded at the head of his column. Os his regi
ment of infantry, under Colonel John T.
Hughes, consisting of about 650 men, thirty
six were killed, seventy-six wounded, many
of them mortally and thirty are missing.
Among the killed were C. H. Bennet ad
jutant of the regiment, Capt. Blackwell
and Lieut. Hughes. Col. Rives’ squadron of
cavalry (dismounted) some 264 men lost four
killed and eight wounded. Among the for
mer were Lieutenant-Colonel .\ustin and
Brig.-Gen. Clark was also wounded. His
infantry (200 men) lost in killed 17, and
wounded. Captains Farris and Balleek and
Lieut. Haskins were killed. Gen. Clark’s
cavalry, together with the Windsor Guards,
Were under the command of Lieut.-Col.
Major, who did good service. They lost six
killed and five wounded.
Brig.-Gen. Mcßride’s division (COS men)
lost 22 killed, 07 severely wounded, and 57
slightly wounded. Col. Foster and Capts.
Nichols, Dougherty, Armstrong and tilings
were wounded while gallantly leading their
Gen. Parsons’ brigade, 250 infantry and
artillery, undercommand respectively of Col.
Kelly and Capt. Gulhor, and 405 cavalry,
Col. Brown, lost, the artillery three killed
and seven wounded ; the infantry nine killed
and thirty-eight wounded; the cavalry three
killed and two wounded. Col. Kelly was
wounded in the hand—Capt. Coleman was
mortally wounded, and has since died.
Gen. Rains’ division was composed of two
brigades—the first under Col. Weight man,
embracing infantry and artillery, 1,300
strong, lost not only their commander, but
34 others killed and 111 wounded. The sec
ond brigade, mounted men, 001. ( awthorti
commanding, about 1,200 strong, lost 21.
killed and 75 wounded. Colonel Caw
thorn was himself wounded. Maj. Charles :
lingers, of St. Louis, adjutant of the brigade,
was mortally wounded, and died the day al
ter the battle. He was a gallant officer, and
at all times vigilant- and attentive to his
duties, and fearless upon the held of battle.
Your Excellency will perceive that our
State forces consisted of only 5221 officers
and men ; that of these no less than 150
died upon the field, while 517 were wounded.
These facts attest more powerfully than any
words can, the severity of the conflict, and
the dauntless courage of our brave soldiers.
It is also my painful duty to announce the
death of one of my aids, Lieut Col. George
W. Allen, of Saline county. He was shut
down while communicating an order, and we
left him buried on the field. 1 have appoint
ed to the position thus sadly vacated, Capt.
James T. Cearnel, in recognition of his gal
lant conduct and valuable services through
out the battle as a volunteer aid. Another
of my staff, Col. Horace H. Brand, was made
prisoner by tbc enemy, but has since been
My thanks are due three of your staff Col.
Wm. M.Cook, Col. Richard Gains, and Col.
Tlios. L. Snead, for the services which they
rendered me as volunteer aids, and also to
my aid-de-camp, Col. A. W. Jones.
In conclusion, I beg leave to say. to your
Excellency, that the army under my com
mand, both officers and men, did their duty
nobly as became men fighting in defense of
their homes and their honor, and that they
deserve well of their State.
T have the honor to be, with the greatest
respect, your Excellency’s obedient servant,
Major-Gen. Com. Missouri State Guard.
Lincoln recommends “ fast
ing” and “ humiliation’’ to his people. He
ought to spare them. They have now a
super-abundance of both of the articles Le
General Lyon, recently killed in Mis
souri, was born at Ashford, Connecticut.—
lie graduated at the West Point Academy
in 1841. He served in all the United States
wars afterwards, and was brevetted for gaL
knt *en ioe in the battle of Mexico,
Dcalii of George T. Stova.ii.
It is with feelings of no ordinary regret,
says the Rome Ga. Southerner , that we an
nounce the fall of the estimable aud much
loved young gentleman at the late battle
•it Mauassas, whose name heads this arti
The death of few men will cast a deeper
gloom over those who knew him than does
the demise of Mr. Stovall. Every face in
our city wears an aspect of keen regret and
While we mourn the loss (if oue so es
teemed, we have the consolation to know
that the fortunes of war will find no oue bet
ter prepared to meet the king of terrors than
the subject of this notice. So long as it has
been cur good fortune to be acquainted with
Mr. Stovall, he has lieen an exemplary and
prominent member of the Methodist Church.
Until lie departed for the seat of war, as a
private in the Rome Light Guards, he was
Superintendent of the Sabbath-school of the
Church of which he was a member. And
die prayers of hundreds of little children
havv- been daily ascending to Heaven for
his safety and liual return to them. But
now, with sad hearts and tearful eyes, they
mourn his loss.
Mr. S., is well known as the talented
editor of this journal, and no young man in
Gorgia gave brighter promise as a writer
than he. But lie has fallen a martyr to the
eause of his country, of liberty and of truth,
ere he had attained even the meridian of his
manhood. Mr. S., we suppose, was about
twenty-five years of age.
As an illustration of the religious tenden
cies of his mind, we publish the following
extract from a private letter addressed by
him to Mr 11. A. Gartrell, of this city,
dated 15th July, at Winchester. Speak
ing of an affliction Mr. G., had just suffer
ed by the death of a brother, Mr. Stovall
“Let us both from this time endeavor to
do more for His cause. 1 feel thankful
that I have been, through the help of God,
mainly instrumental in forming and carry
ing ou a series of prayer-meetings in our
company. Heretofore, the whole responsi
bility and entire labor have rested upon me,
as I find the members rs the Church whoare
with us too diffident to take active part. —
But I have determined to go on, and rely
upon God for help. I hope to succeed and
be of some service to my friends and com
panions. The meetingsarg remarkably well
attended, every member who can being pres
ent, so far as 1 can ascertain. And .so far
from anything like mockery or ridicule, all
enter iuto the proceedings with zeal and
interest, and render every assistance they
cun. It is very encouraging, 1 assure you,
and the prayers are fervent, and the strong
male voices make the woods re-echo to
sounds that perhaps have never before, in
many long centuries, been heard on this
Speaking of the probability of an early
battle, Mr. Stovall said :
“So this may he the last letter that I will
write you. It is a solemn thought, and al
though [ realize it fully, yet L am aston
ished at the calmness with which I contem
plate the fact. It is not the calmness of
indifference, for I cannot be indifferent to
an event fraught with consequences of eter
nal moment. But it is the tranquility of
mind proceeding from a consciousness of
rectitude of purpose, the justness of jour
cause, a determination to do my duty as a
patriot and a Christian, and an entire reli
ance upon God. If I fall, I trust He will
save me. If I come out safe, to His name
be all the praise. There is one thought full
of comfort, lull of beauty, and that, 1 be
lieve, will sustain me if I find my deatb-bed
upon the battle-fiekl. It is that, if amid the
roar of cannon, the rattle of musketry, the
shouts of men, the groans of the dying, the
smoke of carnage, the blood of the battle
field, I am stricken down, and my life fast
leaves my body,
“He wiil send a shining angel
To bear me to the sky.”
“This is no fancy picture my imagination
has sketched for the occasion, but it is the
soul’s reality. You recognize the two lines
as the two which conclude a most beautiful
Sunday-school hymn —‘l want to be an
angel’—sung by the children on the morn
ing I hade farewell to them. You must
occasionally have it sung for me. [ shall
never forget it, and I often sing it. Ido
not recollect all the words : I am very sorry
that l do not.”
Editor Columbus Enquirer: —The'people
are so deeply interested in the war of inde
pendence, that it is difficult to get their at
tention to such small matters as the Govern
orship of Georgia. The politicians, how
ever, are, as usual, stirring—not that they
care anything for office, honors or emolu
ments—and to hear them, one would think
that when a man has once been in place he
has a horror of ever being there again.—
Among other things you may hear them de
clare that precedent is superior to, or at, least
equivaleut to, constitutional provision, and
tor that reason Governor Brown ought not
to be re-elected. Though the times are crit
ical, danger imminent, and union amongst
ourselves loudly demanded by every consid
eration that can move a patriot’s heart, yet
Brotcn has been twice elected, and now at
this particular juucture we must have Dew
pilot, perhaps one who may be totally uufit
to navigate us over the dangerous seas in
which we are afloat. You can hear and
read such stuff everywhere. It is mere talk;
the men who talk thus, do so for effect, awd
upon examination they will be found to be
mostly, if not entirely, Con vent ion ists. —
Some hold such language because they
have heard others hold it, and some because
they have private ends they wish to arrive
at, and who would not scruple at saying
many other very foolish things.
There are a good many men in Georgia
who have been in State Conventions—they
know how those bodies are worked, and if
Jiey would tell the truth, the people would
ioou learn that if every voter in every coun
ty were to assist in choosing delegates, they
would have about as good a chance of
having their real views represented in the
••election of candidates by the State Conven
tion as a mao would have with a single tick
et of drawing a prize in one of the obi Mary
land Combination Lotteries. That it is to
say, the thing might happen.
But it is said that the Convention now
called and to meet in September is not a
party convention. It is a convention of all
parties, Eeyrybody waa invited to. help
sektt delegates, and therefore it is, everv-
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body's convention. Pretty good logic, that.
Apply to it
Os Locke viul Bacon, antiquated tools.”
tna p walks into a crowded bar-room and
says, “Gentlemen, let’s all take something.”
A ew t irsty souls (we do not mean of
course, to liken them to those who hunger
and thirst after office) step up and “take
sugar in theirs,” the bar-keeper insists on
being paid for every man in the house, be
cause all were invited, and who could re
fuse ? It is the very logic that enabled the
college sprout so successfully to prove that
there was no earthly difference between a
horse-chest-nut and a chestnut horse.
Practice, tact, skill, intrigue, put in ac
tion by a dozen meu or less, govern all these
political conventions. This is an axiom in
politics, and about the ouly one yet discov
ered. In times of peace, when there are, as
there always will be, and ought to be, two
great parties —when the liberty and inde
pendence of the country arc not in immedi
ate peril, conventions may be right and nec
essary. The people then are willing to .sub
mit to them, but not now . AW we want
—let us not say lumest men, for we always
want them —but we want a Governor who
knows bis duty, or is capable of soon learn
ing it, and does it, regardless of personal
consequences. If Gor. Broun does not an
swer these conditions, and many citizens
think that he does, where can a safer man
be found than James M. ('hamlters? He is,
and has been from the start, a truly South
ern man. Ilis antecedents, as the fashion
is to call a man’s previous life, are entirely
unexceptionable. He was born ami reared
in the very heart of Georgia. He has never
sought office, and we dare say he does not
want it now. Os mature age, long prac
tice in business, excellent administrative
talent, and stern, unflinching integrity, he
would bring to the discharge of the duties
of Governor all that the people of Georgia
Georgia has many worthy sons—none
worthier than he—hut has he the practice
we just now alluded to, the tact, the knack
of intrigue, and does he know how, safely , t >
promise one man this and another tiiat '( If
be does not he has a very poor chance be
fore the Convention. If lie cannot “wire in
and wire out,” play cat in pan with all
hands and win great store of votes, at large
expense of honesty, we may scarcely hope
to sec him the nominee of tiie august body
about to assemble at Millidgevillc, to an
nounce to the people who is the man best
fitted to be their next Governor.
There are no parties uow-a-days. There
ought to be but one, and (hat we have iu
its fuii strength and grandeur —the party
of the South , embracing the whole South,
(with but a few scattering, miserable excep
tions), determined to achieve perfect inde
pendence, or lose everything else. Let us
not allow this glorious old State with such
a party to be made the arena of domestic
contention for offices in such times as these.
There are some of us who can discern when
they are again about to be led about by old
party drill officers, and who will resist that
lead. Let us put up a good man, indepen
dent of caucuses—Brown, Chambers, Ward,
anybody else who is sound and true, and run
him. If the Convention should happen to
fall upon the game choice, it would render
his election certain, but it would not exalt
the candidate in the opinion ol’ at least one
of the People.
Spcecii of John £l. Ward.
\Vo make the following extracts from the
speech delivered the 22d inst., at Thonms
ville by lion. John E. Ward, on the Pro
duce Loan :
“ The invitation to me by your committee,
was to discharge a duty which had been as
signed to your late Representative. The ac
ceptance of that invitation enables me to-day
to mingle my sighs with yours over his new
made grave. He saw the danger which
threatened us from afar, and poured out his
eloquence to rouse us from our fancied secu
rity. He saw the rod uplifted, and he pour
ed forth his heart’s blood to shield us from
the blow . He was no nameless adventurer,
seeking reputation at the cannon’s mouth.
The friends of liis youth were around him.
lie turned from them all to meet at the very
thresh hold, the invaders of Southern soil.—
If we follow him to that field the fervid fan
cy of the poet can picture no grander scene.
In the glowing language of one who loved
and honored him as the great and good can
be loved and honored only by their peers,
“ wherever the storm of war was fiercest,
there was lie ; wherever death was busiest
in the bloody work, there raged he the very
impresouation of a hero.” [Rishop Elliot.
“Os his own life he recked not. That had
been dedicated to his country ; but when he
saw his young heroes wounded, bleeding,
| dying and dead about him, then the bitter
cry was wrung from him, “ Can 1 do nothing
to save these gallant boys ?” Their mission,
like his, was to illustrate their brave Geor
gia, and this must be accomplished.
“ When the foe was flying before him,
| when the shouts of victory were ringing iu
| liis ear, he turned his eye for the last time
; to the flag of his country, waving in triumph
over that field of carnage, wrapped the dra
pery of immortality about him, and lay down
to rest. Let our children learn to lisp the
name of Bartow. Let generation after gener
ation rise up and honor him. Let the sleep
i mg quarry leap forth and pay its voiceless horn-
“ The prerequisite of such a character was
a mother simple, grand heroic, like himself
—who could place her trembling hand upon
his bier, and with quivering lips exclaim,
“My noble boy, God has taken you from
me, but I freely give you to your country. (f
! The Richmond Examiner which has nev
er been obnoxious to any charges from want
of independence, or shrinking discussion,
very properly says :
“ These are no times for disputes among
ourselves. We cannot change flank in the
presence of the foe. When the war is over
and ;i. national existence is secured, we may
discuss the relative merits of this and that
law, tHe one and the other statesman, with
all the liberty and even license that pleases
a free people. But while the battle rages
let u: iiulti up the aims of our prophets.—
The dictate of every sound intellect, in the
crisis of fate to every class and every shade
of opinion, whether of the past or flu* pres
ent, whether Whig or Democrat, Unionist or
States Rights, whether soldier in the troop
or citizen at home is —Respect and Obedi
ence l Opposition to the Laws that exist
and the powers that be, can now elaim no
higher dignity than goes with conceit, cup*
U.Guse.*& aQff faction.