Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 29, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 29, 1864 Page 1
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THE ir EW YORK HERALD. WHOLE NO. 10,055. NEW YORK, TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 1864-WITH SUPPLEMENT. NEWS FROM WASHINGTON. ( Departure of Lieutenant General Grant for the Front Beneral tiraat Desires that McCVMlai and Frawat bo Emploj cad* A. Crazy Man in the White House. Abolition of Slavery by an Amendawnt of the Constitution. KTIOR 09 THE PUSS OS THE SUBJECT Ipsetfcs of Senatori Trumbull and Wilson in Favor of the Proposition, &?*i &c*f a?. Wapktngtow, March 28,1804. MOTBMBNT3 OF OBN. OR ANT. 3antral Grant left for the Trent to-day, having arrnng ?td matters la bis olHc? her* to bis satisfaction. Yestcr toj tho General visited the "Navy Yard v\ ilh tbo I'rcsl loat( accompanied by Geo. Halleck and the Secretary ot War. The Qeneral's headquarters hero aro in charge o( 9apt l.esio, Assistant Ad utant General. H Is understood tUatGea. Grant will return to Wash togton again on Thur day, lor the purpose of perfecting IIm plans now undor conetderat'on, MMIIUL GRANT DE3IR0U3 THAT M'OLKLLAN AND FRESIONT SHOULD TAKB TUB F1BI t>. There aro reports in circulation here to the effect that ?aaeral Grant has expreoocd * desire that General Mo Ootlan and General Fremont should ho a' sl^nod to active I tar vice, and tbat MoClellan should, when the Army of Ikt Potomac oommcncei Its n<x'. movement, be placed tt command of tho defences of Washington. lbereare ladicaiH na tliut tbeee reports have some round itlon to troth, but to what extent it Is impossible at present to ttate. It is certain that Goneral Fremont Is expected hare within the next two or three days, and parties In fee confidence of the sdmioiatrittioo state tliat a c m maud will be o^ered to him. General Grant desires that al tho available military talent shall bo employed lo tbo yaodlog caaip.lgn against tho rebellion, upon tbo scorcss Of which such vital recuits depend, without roiercuce to )Mt political compllcaiious. GENERAL BLAIR ABOUT TO TAKB TUB FIKLD. Major Geooral Blair, it la understood, Is about to resign Mi saat in flongresc and return to the Army of the South VMS, in command of the Seventeenth army corps. AN IN?ANB YI31T0R TO THE PRE'IDKXr. This morning a crazy Individual effected an entrance to to the apartment of the President at the White House, tad attempted to harangue Mr. Lincoln upon tlie f tfcaoy, olalming to havo been elected President lo 1858. fee guards ou duty promptly arrested him and turned fetal over to Colonel Iugraliam, Provost Marshal. vbofosed rRtraiBimow or toatbry by an AMEND MENT or TUB CONSTITUTION Tbe attempt In the Homo to-day to prees through, j ??dor the operation of tbo prevloua question, the Joint re Motion oifered by Thadeui Stevens providing for an amendment to tbo conatitution abolishing slavery, do Hfci|"iil * fllibuaterlna spirit on tbo part of tbo oppost , and, tn order to procood with tho eulogies or the 1M> Representative I/iveJny, It was found necessary to Mow tbe matter to go over without pressing a vote on tvderlng tbo previous question. IIANTINO TBI C*B OF TI1B BimWBHTATtTIW' BALL ft) OEO. THOMPSON, THE ENGLISH ABOLITIONIST, (here waa much opposition manifested to tho reaolu torn granting tbe usa of tbe Itepre*entatlvea' Rail for a iMture from Goorge Tnomp'on, the English abolitionist, ?i the ?th of April. Tho fact that the proceeds of the feoture waa to bo distributed among the famines of tno Dtotrlct voluutoers rei.der. d the opposition loss severe toaa It wo^d otherwise have been. VM*t IULMIM PFOB TBB LATB OWBN LOVBJOY. the scene in the Hmisn to dsy during the pronouncing 0 the eulorfloa a poo lion. O#on L >vejoy was one ot un Wool solemnity. Tbs members seemed to feel thit the |na waa noordimrv one; and that wh.tever mlgiit have feaea tbelr political differences, they had been by this dla nanaation deprived of a tried and trua personal friend value* associate. Tho suing K* of Messrs. Wash fearne, Alleu, Pendleton, Stevous and Odell, were eloyient truthful Mossra. Waahbuioa and SUvei.s, es pecially, wera evidently \ery dec;!y affected. At tbe Vaoiusion of the sddressee tho llouae amounted, sud ths ammbora silently dispersed. INBRRBSTIWO DBttATB IB TBB BBMATB. the debate In tho Set.atn to-day waa unusually apley. toaators Sherman and Wilkinson making ptfWBal expl* , hatl?na, ant rebuking ouch other eonoorniug certain view a m too proposition to emancipate the t laves of loyal men %tthootcompensation. Mr. Sherman eloquently rofuted i Ike charge made by Mr. fflMs on laat week, that be had arrwo "consUuttlooaJ blocss" In the way of onr armie?, and boldly announced bla position In favor of emancipa tion by constitutional measure*. Mr. Wllklosou seemed Tory mosh exercised because Mr. Bbermsn did net 4eetk>neer for Mr.- Lincoln, and more especially %r?n? a< the Nxw Tobk llBRAia'a advocacy at an maendmeat to the constitution for tbe purpose of eman Marco. During Mr. Wilkinson's remarks quite a sensation waa occasioned by bo intoxicated Individual k the gallery, who expressed himself in a manner not Bary complimentary to the speaker or adapted to ro&ned (?rotes. At the request of tho Vloo President tho India greet erlttc waa suppressed by the Sergeant at A ma. A*OTHER arrOBT TO RBCOVBB COLONEL DAHLGRENS MMAINB. Admiral Dohlgrea has transferred bis flag back to tbe gmamer Barreet Moon, aad It la expected be wlU make Mother trip to JTortreea Monroe to-morrow, for one more tfkrt to iCHOier tbe remains of his son. BBFOMV BMABOXMO TBI TRBAiUBT AOEBT8. tto Secretary of the Tieosufy has transmitted to tho (note, in rsepwtte to a reeolutton, a llat of apeclol agents ^ Iho Treaaory, their flold of operations, pay aad emolu aati; rrom which It appears that a odor the aot of torch, 1893, twebty-cevea supervising and special tR'Sta have been oppotnted, some wMh oalartaoof tve and othora With six dollars a day, and too oents a mils for travel, In ao ease to exceed 9B ,000 In full. Under the art of tbo Tth if July, H?a, to farther provide lor tbe ooUectlon of rcvo ?ao, too gpoelol agents, some with apiaries as sbovs, one ?? 91^00, J. R.DtHoa,at NaahvlUe; one attd^OO. Thomaa to May, at ltow Orleans; thirteen nndor the act of March, 1mb, for tbe oo!lection of internal revenue at similar sala> gtoe. tnctndktg fhoosM Drown, for tbe Pacific ooest, at ?aa dollars per day aad tea cento per mile. ?tbambrb wabtbb bt thb hatt dkpabtbknt. Iho Navy Dopartmont M In waat of bow sldewheel gtoamera of the following A Its "n*1ona>?Loogtb, one han ded sad Ofty foot; baoadth, twenty eight feat; depth, ahse foot. Persons bariag oooh Tsassta for eats are ra^ faestod to oend p irtioulors sad prloe to tho Maty Do OPBRATlOBt Of B.1WIWM. the devrodatlons of goorllfsa In" JBlrfBB county, Va., lava alnteot entirety ceased. Laat \vetk, CWonel Oar. rati, of tbo Second Dtalrfct Volanteero, was woondoa la too leg by a bushwhacker, tho only rtsi anoe cf guerilla warfare that boa boon known In thlf vlefTlty fbr aome lice. ARRITAL or RBTBL DBHEBfBH. A number of rebel deeertore arrived from Uw IVOBt Uat algbt, took tbo oath, and wore sent lforth. ARRITAL Or TBOOFt FROM BABRTSBOM Vtvo oompanleaof tho Veteran Beservs oorpe organ M at liar rla burg arrived bore to-day, for the purpose of ? sahevln; troop* assigned to more sotlve duty. BlfllT oP iNCIAitl TO TMI gBCEBTART OF THB m raaioH. The ddegai ?'0 of nto?w*l ih ttwu this morning called on u?? Secretary of tin Interior far * consultation la r*. ?ard to to* tiMlj mad* lul laV with to*m by Governor Ramuj, The ctlaf (Maydwagaycoent) said that altoa ttm* the treaty ?u mad* In wa* away, u4 did ant kaow It was stgnod, which was <wltoout bis consent, and they asked a dajrtoager to think or th* treaty, which to* Beer*, tary gran*e? to*m. liny war* told by th* Secretary that th*<jr*at father w*uld do by thorn exactly as h* thought th*tr iutsreets required, according t* his judg meat. Tim qu?CK8ii,v?R minino cam?. No deomlon wa* aunouncod to-day by th* Supretu* UooTt of the Uottcd States ia the Quicksilver Mining case. TUB NEW MILITARY BQUIPMBNTB. Th* Bona* Mf.liry Commute* hay* acted favorably on <he new series of military equipments projected by Oolo nel King, of Missouri. They net only lessen expense, but (realty relievo the soldiers of unnecessary weight. TKIRTy>BIQIlTH CO^GUKIS. jrntat- Humion, ? Scuste. Wasiiukhon, MarcU 96, IMA. BOPNT* FOB REVOLUTION ART SOT.DTMS. Mr. Foster, (rep.) of Conn., from tno Committeo on Pension*, reported a bill for givfug Revolutionary soldiers an additional county of ooo hundred dollars, which was passed A STATE GOVCKXMKM FOR MSRRARR.A. Mr. Wade, (rop.) of Ohio,Iroin tho Committee on Public Jjamln, reported favorably on the House bill enabling the people 01 Nebraska to form a state and maintain a Terri torial government. BORA AND MM.S I tKO. Mr. WiUor, (rep.) of Mass., from the Military Commit' tee, reported adversely on the use of concentrated feed for horses and mules iu the army. ADDITIONAL ( AOBVH TOR 1OT POINT. Mr. Wii?on introduced a bill relating to the Military Academy at West Poiot. rhis bill authorises the ap palr tinvnt by tho President of two additional cadets for each >tste represented In Congress, residents of tho Mate wherom appointed, having nerved honorably two years in tho nfmy, not less than seventeen nor more than tv.oniv ) enrg old, and selected a'ecbril'ng to merits and fiualiJcattous. ? FAT OF VINSON' Mr. Cou.AUTR, (rep.) of Vt., reported a bill relating to the compensation of pension agents, which allows them lor clatK hire anil oirco rent Qvo hundred dollars lor tbo disbursement of fllty thousand dollars annually, and two hundred :.nii flfty dollars additional for every additional llity tU< tmund dollars SXAMSN 1RANHI krrfo from thr army to thic navy. Mr. tiRl.MKS, (rep.) of ]owa, Introduced a resolution In quiring of ilm Secretary of tlio Navy now mauy ordinary i>eaiueu have been tr nafcrred from the military to tbe naval service. Adopted. Till OOK-mTTlOvAL FROIimiTlON OK f I AVrRT. Tho Hennto then took up tbe specinl order, viz: the joint resolution to amend the constitution ao ai to forever prohibit slavery and Involuntary servitude, except lor crime Mr. Trcmmu., (rep.) of III., said, without stopping to inquire into all tbe causes which led to tbe Preseut rebel lion, and had brought oo the country all the distress, desolation Mid doaih which bad followed iu tueir traiu, be could sa:ely assume that they chiefly sprung from slavery. Jf a la:ge party in the country attribute tbe carjee of our difficulties to tho impertinent interfererca of philanthropists aud fanatics In tbe Vorthern States with an Institution In the South which did uot concern them, hi; replied bad there been n<>eucb institution to Imorrcro with, there would have been no such alleged impertinent inieriorenne. Had there been | no slavery in tbe ^outt there would have been uo ab II tionists In tbe N'ertb If It be ?ald It was the detertnitia tion or^tbe South to rule the government in tbotntoiests of slavery, and failing iu that to set up au empire of its own, founded on slavery us iu chief corner stone, which led to tho rebellion, he replied that without slavery there could have been no such foundation on which to build It tbe rreedom of spe?cb and of tin prats, so d-ar to froetn^n everywhere and tin all times, and cherished eipertally in ibis tioie-of war by those opposed to tho ad ministration, hM during all our lives beon denied as iu a largo portion 01 the republic, It was slavery which de manded it. If tbe halls of tbe <>apitol have rebounded from our earliest recollection* with the strireimd coolest* of acctlnns, ending sometimes iu blood, it wag slavery which almost always occasioned them. No superficial observer of our history, North or ?outh,ofauy party, cou'd doubt that slavsry was at Ihe bottom of our present troubles. Our fathers, who fr?tne<i ihe constitution, regurded slavery as an evil, and looked .'orwcnl to Its early extinc tion. l'hey felt <ho inconsistency of their position while proclaiming the equal rights of all to life, liberty and nipplneaa. Henco they refused to permit the word "Slave" to be iuoorporaiod into the constitution, ieat future generations should learn from tbe instrument itself that It bad once existed. The history of tbe last sovonty years bad proved that the founders of the re public were mistaken tn their expectations that slavery would be abolished; and slavery, so far from gradually disappearing as they anticipated, had so strengthened Itself that in 1800 its advocttcs demanded the control of the nation Iu its Interest; falling in wbleft they attompted the overthrow of the government. .At Ural there was adis Incl nation ou tho part of the Executive to Interfere in any m .lit er with slavery; and orders were issued aud executed driving back to tbo assistance of the enemy slaves who escaped to our lines. Concres?, nowover, In obedience to popular sentlmont, at an early day took action against this policy. At the July session in lHfll an act was passed forfeiting tbe owner's right to any slave whom ho should permit to be employed in any shape in aid of the rebel lion. Ibis act eflicier.tiy enforced would have treed largo numbers of slaves, built was never esocuicd. At the r.vui'ir sc?ston convened la ! e ember, lWll, ?'ongress p -sod another act miking froanll slaves who shoul-1 come wiili,a our lines, be deserted by their masters, or v bo should come under the control of tho l'nito4 Slates authorities. It v as a long tin* before slaves cac i|un; to our lines were protocted, and longer still before they wi? orgsnizod to aid in tbe suppiesaion of the rebellion. In :act, it wis more tliau a >iar afur t'.o jxiksage or the act demsndeil by tho public voico bet re snr ctr.ishientble number of |*r*cns of African descent wric airaej; sod even now a m eli less number are in the fold ;..?i mighl h.ivo been by tho adoptk n or more energetic measures on thj part of those charged with ihe execution of the iaw?. , Tbo constitutional authority of Congress to pass sets ! giving freed m to tho slavs of itbe's Mor.s hns been questioned by come, thangb It la hollared to be fully <-i!S'ttti.rd liy the usages of u Uuc.1 uud mo doewtou* of courts. Tb-so acts of (onsrosa, If efficiently execmcd, ?ouiii during the progress of tbe v sr hrive emancipated most 01 the slaves; for they be! nrcd to p?rrons who have In si me Way aJed iu tb' rebel I loo. Tbe power ex ercised by a commander In chief as sm h nmst be a pi*, er exercised infant and b ymd his I'ne*, where his a: mi *s eiuoot go, bis order.'! aro mo re Inn am and a*n neither work a foneitme ot properly nor iieo dom o slaves. ,tll ttieae laws and proclamation#, giving to ?ach the 'argent eject claimed by tta friends, are ln?f. fectual to tbo destruction or slavery The towa of Con gress, If eflictfMty execnietl, would leave rrrnainmg tbe slaves belonging to loyal ma-1ere, which, considering bow many aro hold by children and females uot engaged In tho rebellion, would be no inconsiderable namber, and the President's prootaaatioa exe pts from Its provisions all of Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Toaneasec. Mis souri. snd s good part of Louisiana and Virginia, almost half tbe slave States. If, therefore, we would get rla of elavery, and make enr land In ract what we bare Kng eiaisned for It in name?the "land of tbe frd?." Pome more affective measure nraat be rasorteU to than baa yet been adopted Some bad supposed that this conlil be accomplished by an act of Congress declaring slavery abolished everywhere. But tba power to pass snch sn sot was <leoied by others, snd It was difficult to see bow it 0011 Id be malntaiued. It was asserted by eoino tbst this power mighi be exercised as Incident to tba war power, which waa conceded to exist in tbe federal government. What is tbe war powsrt It is tbe power to ralae and snpimrt trolsa. std use them against tbe oonasoa eoa my. Under this power aiavM as wall aefreemwi mav doubtleas be put Into the army, enemy a property may be taken, and biaalavaaaot at liberty. But wbat right tfoea thia give to frea tba alavoa of loyal oitiMhs In loyat Htatas? None, suraly, unle a it is a necessity to tbe raising and aapp rtlng of srmiea aad carrying oa the war. Congrera had authority to draft, and bad passed lawa for that pnrpoes If It bad not dona sa, power to do It exists, and there can, therefore, be no necessity to rree all tho slaves tn tho land In order to rates armlee. Nor ia it neceasary to froo tbatn la order to carry on tba war. It ralglit bs a coavenieoos to do sa, and it may ba asserted that Incidentally each an ant woald a d in snppressiag tbe rebeliioa. Sn it aatght be said Al>at If Cu greu wore to pass a law limiting tbo prtcs of wages la tbe land, no Mate m ecu ante or laborer shonld rscaivs 'or bH services mora than flveorot* aday,ths edeot would hat. euc rsge eullsuneula aad prevent da> sertlon, as well as to aave moaey to tbo pavernment, which vonld then be abla torsive troops at less expense than at |Ve>?nt yet who w uid pretend Oial Omar sea possessed authority to pass snch a law? tbd eO'y emo tive mode of udding tba oountry or slavery la by a coostl tntMhal amaodment, forever pr hi bit lag iu axiatenoa within tba Jnrladlotlon of tba United Stataa. This amend ment adopted, and not etily does elavery eeaaa, but licaa never be established by ftate authority or m any other way than by again amandins tba oonstitatkm: whereaa If slavery thould now be atHlshed by an aet of Ooogresa ar preoliiBiatwn of tba l'reaidetit. assuming that either bss.lhe power ta do it, there is natbtuff in tba aonstItalian to prevent any State irom agam re-eatabUsbing It. Tbls change of tba conatitotioo wMi also relieve us of all dim* euiiy In Ihe restomtlon to the I n ion of tba rebel Htaiea when eur brave soldiers shall have reduced them to oba dienea to tba laws. And be waa rejoiced to baitev* tbat this amaadmeot would havs a large support from what are known as the border Slates. Being meommeuded by I wo-thirds of each llpuse ot tVnigreas. is It unreasonable to expect Ita ratlilMtion by lUranfoarlba of the Stalest we now have thirty-five States, and acta have paassd to uresU two mors (Nevada and Colorado). These, added to those ws alicady havo. make thirty ?evou Staisa To ratify tbe amendino^t will, therefore, requ ro tbe affirma tlve votes of tw.uiy-etghi routes. Thers are now twenty-ona free Slate*, melitdk g Nevada and Colorado, sunn lb be admltte<i. Add to |bem Delaware, Mary Mlnwourt, West Tlrgtiila, Arkansas, T?""stana aad 1WH6e*eea, and yen bare twenti-eVbt, tha reqaisits number tn carry the measnt# I have ss'timed that all tha free Mtattta will a<!opt thn amerdmstit It Is tow very geo*ally emu ".le<l tost slavery igadlvlno m stttation. Tba few in the Northern or (rea PUtee who atHMpt to uphold W, do so on inonstitatiooal groimda, ?iepylpg tba authority of tba governs**! to ttmpfsr* with it; but boo* of these ?^0n#I? Ibo power of tbe people to amend ">? ^ r3S??i;,K hellion tail restore pence tethe coootry; ??A* done through tbe agency of our bravo ^JVere. At n period of tw war have tbe L'cioti ""Vf?~.o^U>be mldable tbao at ibis moment. lbey ase M* " ?? buried under tbe inspiration of a master mini, with Irre Bistable lorce upon the memy. This ouubt, ini my went, to uave been done ioog ugo, ami eaved W tbe ^unlry hundreds of millluos of treasure and the hundreds of thousands ef patriotic lines which havo b^??triflc?d. It is tbe destruction 01 the rebel armies, of which there ?re but two which a.-o to be overcome, and thau tbo ro hellion will bo substantially ended. But i"sle?d ol _!?<*? ing bncit and mounting over the mistakes of the past, lot us remember tnem only for tbe lessons they teach, lor the future, forgetting the tutogH which are past Let us press r?r ward t>i tlio acccmpltshiuont of what Is before us, making sure, t>y tbo concern ration of our gallant ?oldiors under tbe succoesful hero of the went, of tbo gpecdy destruottoncil' tbo rebel urmies, and when thai is accomplished tno Pnion will be restore, constitutions government maintained,universal pence established, and prosperity will bo added to U. Mr. Suwica*. OW ) ot Ohio, aoBwwed tho qpooch o Mr. Wilkinson, made some days ago* tu wh.i< b be charged him (Mr. Sberman) with Incmi&ialeney ?? lb* auii slavery question, to wlixh Mr Wilkinson briefly rophed. Alter a >?horl colloquy between the t*o, Mr. \\ ilson ad* dressed the Scnato un tho pending question. vr uv<x?, f rep.) of Mass., to tho conrsa of his re maih's said that slavery In Amor ten, tborgb upheld by in terests, customs and usages, tieachod about by inhuman statutes, and hedged around by p.*?1;nsto, vehement and reasoning prejudices, is last crumbling to atoms beneath the blowB ruined upon it by a liberty-loving und patri lie people. Bi t 1st tbo anti slavery men listen to uo truco to no compromise?to no cry for mrncy. lot thorn n w be as uifl. xil.lo as Justice-SB mosorable as destiny Wherever and whenever a blow can be dealt at tbe viUils of the retreating friend ict that blow be struck, In the nartio of Hie bleeding nation und oi tho 'dumb, toiling millions bound aud sold." A truco with s avory a a d.'fcat for tbo nation?a compromise wiih slavery is a present of disaster and dishonor, ud a fulure of nnaroby and blond. Mercy to slavery is cruelty to liberty. Ino death ol slavery Is tho annihilation oi tho rol>ellion?the unity *f tho republic? the life of tl.o nation?tbe harmo nion ? development of republican Institutions?tbe repo;ie, culture and renown ol the pcfli lo Though riven aud shattered by tbe storms of tbo stupendous civil war it inaugurated, slaver? Httll battles lor existenco and dn mini' n with the reckless audacity ol that def iteration which new with clour vision its impending do< m. lhou .li waning in puwer, slavery still retains In its grasp vast masses of men in the loyal States (b do Us bidding, and presents In its defence a rampart ot tbrro hundred thou Band glesiuinrc bayonets. Ihese m.ivse* must bo won over to tbe gathering hcBts of freedom er utterly rout ed Tbat rain|wrt of steel innst go down beiere the ad vancing legion* of tbe republic ere slavery sink'. Into tbo crave that knows uo resurrection. not tho anti rlitvrry ir-u of this ago Torgot that the foundars ? r tbo republic believed tbm sluvery would wither aud die be neatlilbe blended rays of tbe Christiau and demon atio iu stituilona they founded. Lett hem notforuet tint slavery wns then a mendicant, pleading I'or forbearance and mer o.y?ior * little time to liide it^olf Iroui the ga/.e of uat humanity it oiitrjgctl and disbonured. Let tbrm remem ber, too, how it deluded and deceived our fathers, aud I rem a feeble mendicant became the master o the gov emmoi<t und tlie people, until it cou8uioin?ite<t i s crimes by the lnau_'uratlnn of the revolution to blot tho Korth Amoricnn republic from the muster roll of nations. Let them also remember that muses of our country men have been, still are. il3 pli -nt insuumcfita, teady to execute Its decrees. Let them re member that hundreds < f thousands ol our oviunirvinen in the loyal states, s'nee slavery rnised tbe banner ol insurr*ctlo? and sent d??tb, wonnds.sickness and Borrow into tbe bomcs of tbe people, have resisted, and still coniinne to resist, uay measure lor the doierce ol the na tion if 'hut mcoifuio tended to impair the vital aud ant mating powetiof slavery. They resisted tbo act mnkiug tree the Hafes used by rebels for military purposes; the roiifUc <l|ou of rebel proi erty: the freedom nf the slaves ot rebel masters; the abolition of slavery In tbe capital of tbo nation: tbe consecration of the Territories lo free labor and free laboring men; the proclamation of eman cipation- the enlistment of colored men toUshttbebxt ties of the country; tbo freedom or the black soldier who is lighting, bleeding, dying, lor tho country, and tbo freed'm of his wife and children. Anil now. wbsa war hnR for ne?rly three years menaced the life oT the nst'on. bathed the land with bl ^d and 011*1 two hundred th maand grave* with our elaln sms, these meht t tbo loyal States still cling to the falilug for ( tunes ol the rel?mi?-s and unaope isab e eu my of their countrv and its democratic institutions ltoey mourn over tbe ejolring Kvstcm In the border slave States, and iu tones ot indignation nnd of anguish tbey utter lameo tatious over tbo proclamation of emancipation aud the t>o! or that id brinclug the rebel hUtes back again r* dlatt with freedom The past, with its crowdod memo ries of the development and power, corruptions nnd crimes of alaverv: Hie present, with its lessons to be read by every eye?all demand that the anti-slavery men ol united America should seize every oc'asion to trample down every vestlze of slavery. let them swear it, write It niton the lids of their Dlblcs, engrave it upou their doorp sts aud proclaim it in tho laco of earth and heaven, that the barbarous, trcascnuble, man-destroy Ing and t od defying system of human slnvery in Amorlra shall perish utterly rrora the lace of ttoo re public- that its supporters, apolog'?ts snd sympathiser? shall never more guide the councils of war, or wear tbe honors ol tbo emancipated, disenthralled ?iud*eirenerate<i nation - eritraving on every road t.f the vast territories of the re.publio in letters of light, ' slaverv ..bail be for ever prohibited;' obliterating slavery snd annnlling tbe slave code in the oapital Of the nution decreeing under the '*war power" in'-ro thai three millions or bondmen In the rob"l ^tatcs "thencforvrard aud forever freor'' proclaiming tbe cmai?ciration or tbe .^lave by tbe Hat r?f the nation the intuut bli name is on th? mutter roil of the defenders of tho republic- has riven ,md sbivcied the slsve "ystetn into broken nnd rtirmemboreil trscments, and that huge and j-liastK rymm now Ites pr> strate In the oc nvuislve th' oei of dissolution Nation I legl!?i?t|on. executive ac l"u, judicial decision, may ilill fortiier ?leerade ?im1 butubo the new impofcut tytttm th-'t ouce in tbe pride Of power gavo law to ropnbHc?n AmeTi.a. The hideous KuRitive rlsve act at ill blackens tbe statutes or tbts <hris!:an l-md, rotiiudln* tis or the deitradalian anil hum ll itknot our countrT whc?n tbe heel of tbe slsve master was lt? nec?. Jii2l.ce,humanity, ?e)f-rtsi?ct ?nd deeeney si: demand Ual the llnverlng, ioftun/ tliail be obiitcrsu-d Ir, m the page It hlactebi The dorree of emarcipsti' n, too, nnuld be o i'orced a'.d s.ncli 'ned by mwi-ure of lotislkii'Wi. ?b? o">or(-d soldiers who ur- iii.b' In ? cur battles with tM.s irpassi d i:sn>tion and be ro'o tone-us. should be entitled i?y law to receive the I av-nti 11 of ct.ter soldiers of tbe repablie; and their *lve? snd children bhould b? made free by net cf CocgrfrHS, snd H.icod under tbe ptWCcUng care oi tho country.for wUrtJi tbeir hutbau>.s and f&tli rBaropmi. ins liberty and life ^n the battle Oeid* in s,dte of ths bmi of the rebel ctiiots. Hut the crew am* set In ibis scries of *cis for the restrle'lott *nil ettlno tits of slavery in America Is this nroyated uucud mont to tho corst'tu'.lou prcblMtltig tiio eNlst'rro or slnvery forevermwe n the republic of tbe I'nited stater, ir this amendment shall be Incorporated bv the will of me nslio# Into tbe constitution of tho I'nited States, it will obliterate the Isrt lingering or tbe slave syrleiti; Its ehattellrlng, degrading snd bloody cedes; its dsrlr, malignant, barbarizing spirit; all It was snd Is? everything connected witk It or pertaining to it?from the (ace of the nation It has scarred wilb moral desola tion?from tbe bosom of Iheoouniry it has reddened with the blood snd strewn with tbe graven of patrioti?ra. Tbe Incorporation of this amendment into tbe organic law of tbe nation will rusks impossible rorevermore the rn sppenraneo of tbe discarded slave system and tbe return ing or tbe despotism of tbe slnvs master s dominatrn. Iben, when tbls amendBMot to tbe constitution is eon* summaied, tbo shackles will fail from the limb ef the heirless bondman, and tbe Inab drop from the wewy ha ad of tbe taskmaster. Tnea tba sharp cry of tbe ?gon i/ing hearts of severed families will to rer the weary ear ot tbe nation. and to pieroe tba ear o( Him wbo<^ ladgmeuts are now avenginft tbe wrongs of ocn tnnag. Then tbe slave mart, pen and auction block, w.lh thefrdarkening fetters tor human limbs, will disappear from tba land they have brauilsed, ml tbe sebool bomse will rise to eollghtaa tbe darlcened Intellect of a race' imbr.ited by loftg yews of enforced lgtiorirrei iben the sacred rtgbu of human nature, tbe hallowed family relations of husband sad wilt, parent and oinlJ, will be protected by tbe guardian spirit e? that law which maMs saored altbe tbo prond home* and lawly esbios of freedom. Then tbe eenred earth, bllgWed by tbe sweat and leaf* of bondage, will bloom ac^la under the quick ening cal lure of rewarded ton. Then the wronged v let Hi nf tbe slave system, tbe poor while man, the sand-biller, the nlny caters of the wealed Mlds of Careltaa, Impovo rished, debased snd dishonored by the system that uAkea toll* bade*of disgraea, sad ths instruct** of tnebram and *>ul of man a crime, wIM lift Ws abashed fwebesd lo the Skies and begin to run tba race of improvement progress and elevation. Then tba nation, "regacirated and dieentbralied by the genius of universal oman iia lbs Mnats then odjoomed. Hovu of RipmMitatlTM. Waitotqtw, March 2f, 1804. mow? jjusmwt of m ooimwrn< *. Mr. Vnaioa, (rap.) of Ul., iotroduaad a Joint reaolutton proptaiag an amendment to in* constitution, prnklbiting llavary Ui Ua Ktataa and TwrNariaa. Tba resolution ?i' referred to Uia Judiciary C<wn ?W0a. Ai ruc Atrow a* ?m vrm em rax ham or m norea or aa rmwratiraa ma ntmn a ranwran*. m nmiai abo uMa Mr. Aantir, (rap.) ef Ohio, reported a raaoiotton (rut Inf the uaaaf u? ball of the liouaa ?( Repreaentail?ea to the Wnahlngtua Leotara AaMoiatM, for tba 6th a< April, for iba dellrery or a lecture by George Tbompeoa, lata a number of the Bntifb Pari.amrni, iheprocea>ia, a: tar paring orparifen, to he dlatr'Mited among tba farai llaa of tha rnauict of Columbia aoldiara Mr. floiMAn, (oj p 1 of Ind., moved to lay tLa raaalutl n oiriha table. lie motion of Mr. HiMm was t loptad by the fellow log ???*??Yean, M; nayn, 40. ounu roa nariraa ananrarp ar mtn Taonra Op motion of Mr. Oa*. iru>. (rap.) ofOMo, a rrnolutico waa adopted calling on the Annromr j of War to furnMi the Hon?a wllb any Information m tola ponmalon with refereow to tba rtauaa for aerrwea raadtred bf State irooDeataay <>urlD? lhe PT?mo?atatlng tba amount of service and hiuqub! of the ul*lin*- __ MFMIKHI 01 ?LAV?Y BY AJ. AMBNDMOTf 0? TBI roxKTmuiav . Vr RmM, Crap.) of pa., uflored ? Join* raaolutloB Aronoaln* a new article In tho constitution, which, w*}*rt Slfmod by the requisite inmibe,- or state*, ?hall ba valid, ? a wrtofill ocBfciUtttion, ?ii:-SlM?rf Sit aervitude, except lor tho punishment of e'1?*' wbJrwVihe parky ba*a been duly convictod, a lor hihiiMi in iho l'nite<t States ho<I #H tho rito IZ .^d ? iSSci of.r Jc!i 4 .section 11,?r U>? oonsllju t toil U liiw to the <1?livcry up oi persons owtog eervice ir Ut*>r escaping mto mother SUM, Is annnllad. Ur. Houuii objcctcd to tho aocoud reading of Iho ,U??rDdin?ly tho qu cation recurred, "Shall U>o resold U Th^s was^eler mined in the negative hy a vote of 3T asainat C7.BS follows.? I Y^?y^U?*a. Alley, AU!s,o, Amoa, Anderson, Aahlcy. B?iTo? Held win of JlaaaOb'wtts. KnxK r. mj i*ira' ; S^bTuU'.mv,;?f.W;avtao/^.Ii iXmiut. LaKley. ElU-t Frank Miobiyan,>?? ? i.en^f l'vailii OrUw 1'ari. ?>"? Norton. OWM Ici of' JlrudiMWW Ro~i?? of Kew K5?^^,4S ;r'vS-:K;sm??:s KX. "SSSh wii?V The 8i?k tuna announced that tbo quastion uow recurred on tho ?cco,,d reua,^.^ ^ ^ two thirds ono, as rcinir-d, tho result was, In eiTUt, the 'Thort^K^overnil'd ilr llolman's objoction. r ^ r???>? U^uo^ "Sm ; lien KUtcd 'on tgr^ing to Uio other P'ftrUter'yESSlSwew her* inlerruptecI by Mr WA??. r.n*\ir (ray.) of I!.. aunounclng the death of his c?t rSBtS'SSr: s?iassss S?*'X' 1,4 M IK. .. ?? U?- ?isi Esi.H'rr&a xz wr a ill-Hing'iial.ed ability /nde^Xnt, a Jj^r -tss sa:.s^r\rr?w,,&tt^?t53 s^??SrS b^tw^vhloVdil.n^d'la'resentment of his enemies, " VSE? r 1T^cS?)'??. U 8, Known the da jf 22 / J2Ur3Sur-.3~ rial'!u hi " orcopUouM. nurt so forcible In hisJ-ctioo, "V^d to :XX^dTJX^'^ the altar SSfe& isjwt "??SJ^r^f'S-or? ..--rofT.vbr?h w!S ????'ti c lasii^f tho ov.r.S?r found read ywuSfcA w,a pomted by b..n to the Northern .tar, ""Sr'pw." ^"(oprO^??- said, after the Mend* ot ?^S2sftW indTrV^0r'o"%hiXr.y | liiiHilill all other rOD.iaor. no... ao.ruption ss?3f:,s mi.????> ?? ftsrssc sJ^srsu.. (T?a?, V n i Illinois; i)AV.s, t?P >5* NSL1Z5 Urvl*t fW-)of lows; , (rep.) ot Vermont, and AhnoVo <r?p.)of Illinois, severally P?'0 tho.r tn buw 10 ili"1 n;emory of the docc-sed. v,nri? Tkin ,,?, ki rnaolctWos <4 condol uce aud ret,re. were Keen, of j;|ta<ls, to superintend the rauoral of Ui .Lovc v'= rVmiios from BrocHyn to llliucis. . At bail pw>( three o'clock tbo lloune adr urn.4. IMPORTANT FROM CKATTAN30GA. j The He bet a ?n St?oMfi K?> ce at Dalt>n? oeaeral Po??? n??xiforrii?* .foe .toUM ?ton-Long?tr?et'a Cavalvy ?t Marietta, ?;n.?The Union Army In Splendid C?u ditl?n( A?., A*- C(J|CI|nuTI> u,rct 1S04 A (perla] de?pjteh from rhcttnnooja jIyh tbe roilow |ni? lotelBK""'*'-" . ib? rabcli art In rery strong force on our mot ?t l'alt"n. and tbey ba*e tbr?? thon.and eaya'ry this side I>csorters report that General BUUop I'o.k is roinroroln| (.'?neral Joa Jobnatoi.'i ?fmy General LonKStreet'a cayaJry, under Geueral Uartln, baa arrited at Marlatia, Ca. Ntimewms deaartera are still coming in Ihe rebeli are moving tip thclf artillery fr ?m lbs rear Our army Is in ?plendld eonditloo. THE CAPTURE OF FORT DE RUSSY. Oflrltl Report of Admiral Porte*. WiauacaTos, lUrch 21, imi. Resr Admiral l*ortsr. In a despatch to the N??; Pe pirlment, dated Fori lx Ruck/, March 1ft, (Itm tte fol lowing partienlare of the Inking of that etrorgbold:? Tbe gunboats, it appeara, arrlsad at Fimmsport at quoo, *nd ftmnd tho mmf posted la f"ic? about three miles back. Tbe nentoh landed bor crew, and drove U> the pickeis. TO* army came along lo about half an loaf more, and iandad next Morning, tiking possesion of the enemy's camping ground. That night tlonsrml Fmitb ooneludrd to lollow tbon by land, while Adadal Porter proceeded np Red river, with all the gaobout* and trae ?porta. la the meantime tho Ear port bad reached ill* obstruc tions, and, with tbe vessels that kept paeo with her, oemmenrotf the work or demolition on the ftrmldaMa bar ricade, on which tbe rebela bad been employed (We mis 'be. They euppoeed it impua.ibte. but our i-u rn?tlo svijrs, wiU> hard work, opened a paaaage m a few boora The F ail port and Kaoebo proceeded to the fort witch at that moment waa being surrounded by lb* troope ander Uonersl ?miib, wbo bad inarched from 8lmme pork A brirk musketry Are was going on batween tbe rebel* aad aur own troope, and they were eo cioso to gelbst it waa difficult to dlsttagutah tbe Opmh*t?>ts. Tbe hast port, wbioh bad opened her baltanea, fearing to injur* oar own mew. ceaaed Qring, when oar Woepe proceed to tbe assault and carried tte place la a raw ?inniea aad with tmaU loes. Two hundred aad fifty priaoaera, eight b^avy guns and two field piecea reil into oar heads, aad all tha muaitloae of war. Tbe mala body of tbe eatmy, 6,000 atmng, under tbe rebel General Walker, made tteir aacap* Admiral l*orter say* tbe whole affair bat been well managed. Tbe troope made a splendid march and at tack, aad tbe ?(Hears in cinmsad of tUe guubvata and trsn?ports bare shewn great asal and m*.stry ia get tie? ?p tba river and through tte Obstruction* which tte re bels deemed impsnable. in tbe recent attack on trinity by tte gunboaU a num ber of negroes, wbo were ewrtnred by tho enemy in a r* cent attack upin Uoo-trlob's Landing, were recapture. Ubltaary. (Ysr-mwAfi, Marob aa, i?m Mr. N W. Thorn**, a prominent merchant of tttactiy, died yesterday. THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC. B6turn of General Grant from Washington. Progress of the Reorganization of the Army, *e., &*., Ao. Mr. L. A. Hi-n<triclt'a Despatch. Hk*dqcarti.h?, Fiktu Aiiiiv Corp , M iroh 27,1864. GSNKK.lL WillUg* has established his boadquarters near Culpepper Court Houce. ilia first work ob ..ssutnlug command or the cor^g, and which he is pushing forw ird lo aa rapid ? o:n pietiou a> pofisiblo, fc, the ??od? lida1 ion of tho two corp?, pursuant to tl.o roucnt order, lotf Tour dlvlsl'ne. It is proposed to p iuu!1*o the numb or of troops iu oa< h di vision as nearly as cm be. l'or tho pr :ent, however there wiM be no clt?i! ,<j in the' position of tho troops, tho:xi of the o'd Virst corps remaining where they have Iwwn ail wintor, mid tin ho of tho original t il th ooriw mill guarding tho long line of r.Ulroal thoy have b-:on <uard Ing for months pa3t. The prrsent uadorsmudi|i?. Indeed, is, although tbj piogramme m>y be changed any duy, -that tho latter troops wl!l remain where they arc uutll tbore Is a goueral movomout of the arinr?-the time of whicb movement depends, of courtie, upon the coincident willing of Ceu. Oram and the weather, unless tho former, which it is Dot at all unlikely hc'iuay do, proposes to Inaugurate and carry on tbo campaign regardless of the whimslc >litles of tho accredited dispenser of storm aud suu-bino ar.d mud. CUASr.FS OF Ht'ltORDIV1TR COM?JA.Mii.KS. Rumors prevail turn ouani;ea will bo mudo iu Hie subor dinate commands >H' t!io corps , tint certain wearers of iho solitary star will be ordered e'^nvhoro to serve and save their country. and that pseutio brig ids <<>m monitors upon whoso shoulders' envlrous of starry .splendor tlie en"lo perches with painful poralPtancy, will bo sent to t'lelr regiments. It Is Impossible W tell yot upon what ground, and whetbor reliable or othoi'*, IIihho rumors aro based, anil who will bo .iiliclod b\ them. I nave it iro.n tho best authority, however, that General titidia )s to command one of the divisions Meantime (loneral Purlieu is in Washington, and oihor coipiuaud ing officers uro buy looking alio.- their interests iu the future, it Is a patent fact that oltlcers who have e?rvod and won laurels In the Army of tho Potomac dislike leaving it. association with tbe airny, having gone through the labors ot its long iaait'Ue.'i, having run ttto rl.'ks 01 the miasm.itlo ("vers of the marshes it has truvi'fs.i, and partlrtpafl# In the "ghfx, and suoeoaee*, and (if' ata and aauners of its sevare and protracted cainp.ii nr, have wedded thorn to the army, and they wish to coniinuo with It. and in the fti turo flifhi with it, and share the brilliant triumph which all believe will crown its Una! labors to p.\?gu?i tho rebel capUil and thnioby, if uot uli'eeiua ly crush, break at least the btcklxue oi the lobollion. f 0V1 IDi:N .E IN LIM TK.NA.Vi' UkJIBSIL liRi* t. No army evar bud more cwuliilonco lo its loader than tho rotomac army to day has in lieutenant General I hear (Ms oonfldenco expressed alike by olllcers and men, and with this unanimous aud growing confi dence no ?>oo anticipates uuv lear as to tho fuinre. Every one aui ci pates severe Cabling aud a good deal of it; but this only tnoreas.'* tUe general enthusiasm, and tbe .sooner the bail opens the more uratifyieg it will be to all; lor tho quicker the work Is be^un the sooner U is bellcvud will come the crowning .victory, wbicb Is sot down as sure in the oomlm: dtmpaign. TflR AXROl'ATBn II II.'T. It Is now univow I ly understood that there Will be no general review of tbe army by l.leutenabt General (Jrant. All ibe men would like to sue ibe wan who ts to dictate and e'Qtiol their further movements; but tbo abandon uieut of tho review so much talked about only raises the Commanding General bl;;her In the estiniailoo of eveiy on*. Iu tlie inlnd oi the true s <idlnr a certain de gree el hauibuggery attich"s Its.-li' tn reviews, and tba noiso and smoke <rf drums and painting cannon. Giving up this rovio.v gives Indlratloo of more earnest employ ment lor the present aud deeided preparations for tbo future. a tiriKT scxnAT. It Is an exceedingly quiet Bnmlav in camp. Tbe cold and ft rray wealber'ot lbs ptu>t Vow dayB lias given way to ?> olear sky and brilliant sunnbino, and Uie balmy air and warmth of a spring day. Such weather wtilYonn aiako the road4 dry and burry ou the time oi fan advauco moveiueut. Mr. Vlaley Andmen'i Oeipatek, Army or tub Pmojtac, 1 ntiDQCaRilRS in 'iiia i'lkLD, Mai ch 28,1864. f Lieutenant Gonoral Croct, who want down to Wash li'gton yepterday; ha.? returned to his headquarters In tbe field. A pquAdroo of tho Fifth United States cavalry, under emmand of Captain A. W. llason,bas been de tailed an an escort to tbo General In Chief. ? Ma.or General Warren is clearing all tbe soldlera out of Cutye, per. Ail tbe olllcers and men who have been here tofore occupying quarters in tbo to-vn are ordered Into cadip, and the placo is now bolng thoroughly policed The weather Is very favorablo for e.'lectlng tbe cbangos to ?ome of the oncurpmcDlS rendered necessary by the recent reogani/aiioa of tho army. Tbore U gr< at activi ty in the several departments, and tbo cbanges in en campment , as well aa In the assignment of officers, are being inadu as rapidly as possible. Ibo principal cow mnu ar? bsve ' een already nem-d. Ihe is a nummary of the reorcanizattnn of the army HFTH ARUY OOBf.1, Major (Icneral Warren, commanding. The cor^olJ^RUoD of divisions and arrangement or brigade* Is mado as follow*.?Tbo c luroandlng ollioor ur the Fimt divlskm or lb* old F Tth c rpi to ord. >ud to ? u soltdtts tha three belf-Hc into two brigades, t<> bo detix nitt:d -n tbo First fcoccn I brigades, rirst'dlviai a, Klfth artay cwrpj. The old becoud divt?ton, Hftb -ori t, hai lx>?,i cor.'ollrtjird into one brigade, to to desunatod as the Thai. iT.g'de, lira* divnluu, l'iitb ro)|?, cmniUidcd by Brigadier General K. B Aytea lbc old Third division, Firth corps, will remain as Ilia now Third divl? on, Fifth army corps. Tho Second brigade of the Third division, First army ori>?, bis been transferred to tbe Socond division, First army corps,and Utis dlvl?l >a will bcroafter bedestg oated us the Hrcond division, Fifth army corps. Tbe First brigade of tbe Third dirlsl u, Fimt arm/ corps, has bean transferred to Uie Flrat division, Flrat army oorpg, nod tli m division will hereafter be designated as the Foe rib division, Fifth army ootps. The designating flogs of tbe old Iblrd brigade, First division, Fifth army corps; of I be old Second division, Filth army corps, of the old Second brigade, .?cc nd division, Fifth army corps, and of the Third division, First army corps, are ordered to bo turned la to the oorpe quartermaster. Tbe following la the assignment of general officers to commands la Uto oousolidated oorpe:? 1?Brigadier General J. 3. Wadsworth, command lag r Mirth d,vision. 3?lirigadier General 8. w. Crawford, commanding Third division, 3?Brigadier Osnsrai J. C. Robinson, oommandtng Second division. 4?Brigadier General Charles Griffin, oommandtng First divlslrn. ?? l-rl. adier General B. B. Avres, comamndlag Third brigade, f irst division. 6?Briga.lisr Genoral I.. Cutter, commanding Flrat brt gads, Fourth dtYimon. 7?HrHivtler General Henry (tatter, commanding to oond b-tgatio, Kscnd division. $? h rig kdter General t, J. lUrtlott.oommandlng Second brigade,Flrat division. t?? Brigadier (ieoeral J amen Barnes, commanding First brigade, Mrst division. 1"?Itrifidiiir General J. 0, Rloe, commanding Beoond IrigaJo, 1 mirth division. Tbe ro! owing Is a portion of tbo oorpe staff:? Msutenaot Colonel II. C. Baukiiead, Inspector General. Lieutenant (Jolouel V, A. Locke, Aaautlaot AJjbUal Captain D. L. Smith. Aotlog Chief Commissary of hi distance. Cap in in W. T. Gentry, Commissary of Musters. the other officers of the staff bars not yat booo ks slgasd sscown onset. Msjor Gerorai Han rock command t?f. Ttie original regiments of tbo Beoond oorps have been omtortidated Into two divisions, with a now assignment of divlrlon and brigade commanders. Tbo dlv?io?i formerly Known sa ths First division of the Tlilrd oorps, commanded by Major Oeaeral Btrnoy, baa been dosignsted ss tbo Third dlvlaisa of ths taoond oorps. The division formerly known as tfio Seonnd divi sion or ths third oorps, to which Brigadier General Csrr baa boon ssslgnrd m commando r, wUl beta after bo known aa th? Fourth division of tbs Second oovps. Each of tbeos divisions bss been reduced to two brigades. Tbo orga nisation of tbo staff of tbs gsowod aorpa baa aot yat bees Completed. fhe following to tbo arranged <'nt of division* aad as signment cf oommanlTS r? riiiwr orviwos, Rrgadtor Usneral T. C. Barlow. First Brigade?Cjlonol X, A. MUos, Blity.first Now Torfc, ?i | Secood Brigade?Colonel T. A. Hrnjth, First IMtnui Volunteers. Third Brig ado?Colonel P. Frank, Fifty second V?w York Fourth Brigade?Colonel J. K. Brook*. V fty-f if lb Penn ey Ivama. ("ucoxn pifrmeM, Brigadier Keiioral Jotm Gib* m First Brigade?Brigadier (iuO'-ral A. 8, WetoK Hacoiiii Brigade ? BrfgAdie. UeuOral J. 1' Dvtlif. Third Urigulo?Colonel 3. P. Carroll, Eighth Ohio. TMIRK 0IVMON. ? Major (toneral D. 11. BlrMy. First Brigade? Brigadier Coneral J. U. War<L Second Brigade?Brigadier General A. Haye. ?orirra nrvmn*. Brlgadiwr General J. H. Barr, First Brigade?-Brigadier General 0. Molt. Second Brigade?Colouol W. K. Brewster, Seventy third New Vorif. Chief or Artillery, Colonel Tibbail, MXTH cour*. General Scdgwick commanding. T'be old Third aivl-ioo, oixth corps, Is broken ap, on* brigade (Stiver's) going to the Flrn division; Uie Second (Wheatou'a aud Kuans') going to the .Seoood division. The "bird divminu.Tnird corps, s transferred to tha?iilfc corps, and General Prince is neslKtiod to the command of it. The three brigades >f th!a diviBloo are AousoiidMed into two, under General Ho^ol and General M>rrw. rre>r MfiiiW. Brigadief General JJ. C. Wrljrl.t. First Brigade?Brigadier General A T. ^.Torherl. Second Ji.uide?t'olotfel K. t'pion, Oue Hundred and Twenty-il st New Ifork Tbii i Brigade?Col. U. Buruliam, Fifth Maine Volun* toers. Fourth Brigado?HrlgaiHer Goneral A. dhaler. > I)! HM'i*. nrlgnilor Gnnorai (1. vv. C'ltty, First Prigado?Brigadier Gen- ral F. Wheaton. Second Brigade?Cot, I, l.Gnnt, "Froiuonl' Brigade. Third Brigade ? Brig idler Geti ral 1. jj. Noill Fourth Brljado?Bt iRiidior <'.(?norai a. f, Fisti*. THIRD III V !- '? >N. Brigadier Genorui 'I. Prince. first Brigade?Brigadtar General W. I!. Morris Second Bi i' ide?Brigadier Gs; oral I). A. RiiHttd, Colonel C. H. i'ompkiue, Flrnt Kiude Jtlaitd aUili< ry, commanding artillery. M XTH roHHH HtMM. Mootonani colonel m, p. Mo.M.tuon, Cliiof-of-3taCT and isiilstant Adjutant General, Lioutcuaiit CoJbnel J. Ford Kent, Acsiitant Adjutant General. I.ienteusnt Colonel C- W. Tolli s, CHof Qnartormastnr cuptaiii J. K Bcofield, Actiug Chief Comtutetwy of Hob siateuoo Major chart(i.i A. Whittler, Aid do t'atnp. Curtain Arthur MWiell in, \ld-de <V?mp. ('upturn It. F lialsled, A.d do Camp. Captain K. R. Beaumont, Aid dc-Caiup. Lieutenant H. W. F awar, Addition >1 Aid de < amp. Lieutenant Colouel Iiyde, Sevan Hi M*ioe. i'rovost Mar* shaL Surgeon H. A. Holmnn, 'fed|.:al Dlreohir. Caii'.aiu <V. H Franklin, T*oiliti tutted riluujs infantry, CotnintKFary ut Musters Cluptaiu J. if i'latt.Jr., Fourth Vrimooi, Acting As sistant (iuartcrmriKtor <"'ai'tnin K. 0 Pierce, signal (liT'cor < ajitaiu B. W. Baldwin, Auibjiuue ) Officer. V lie I'liiite Florida at .">IuftcirA, LETT.1B i-'UOVt GUUMAMP3R I'lICIiLI!, OF THK 8T. Loiria?rtiRSi'iT or tub Florida, etc. WauiiiNcro.v, March 2?, 1B04. Id a letter to the Navy Departninut from Commandev Preble, of the sloop-of-wnr St. I.ouis, datwJ off Fuii'hal Koads, Madoira, March 1, ho nays that fie I'lorlda suc ceeded In gettlug tj tea, and he will follow her at ouce, though hopeloss of catching her out of port. Had the Bt. Ijwuis beeu a gteamor lie wi uld have anchored alooir side of her, and, unrestricted by the twenty-four hour rule, bis old Too could not havo escaped birn. The Flo rida's crew Is made up of Span! lrds, Frcn hmru an>l Bbrtuguoi^, with a few Kngilshtnea and only oue Ameri can. "My men were wild to flght," bo uddt, "and T drew the s^rt from my gun<t the day she came in, fear, log that In their excitement lb"y would Ore !nto betr without orders and break the neutrality of tbe pert." Military Affairs. CREDITS 01'' RE BNLISriClt VETERANS. War Dki-arime^t, ] PnovosT M ar [i*i. Ukm'r \i '? 01m r, W AMiiNoro*, Utrch 'it, lfccd. ) Tl>e master in of re-enliated vstorans It made in the field by the regimental and company officers, aid the I'niteU Slaws Commiswry of Musters, under the geoesal direction of the Adjutant Gooernl of the army. Tbe muster la rolls arc made, signed, and certified by tbo rc(ilrront*l and company officers, and United States Commissary of Musters. Thane rolls belong to and are filed la tfae Adjutant (?'s Dcpirtmont of the army. All questions, propo sitions, or ln>iulri;s m regard to tbem, should he presented to tbo Adjutant i.enoral (Major Vincent's of. floe), and uot to the I'rovnst Marshal General Tbo credits for rt> enlisted vutoruus are inado up by lbs Adjutant lionet al from Ui? musior in rolls abme referred to, aud wbun so made up tbe numbers to be credited, and tbe platen to which tboy are to be cr^illtod, areroported by tbo Adjutant tieueral of lb" army to the I'rovost Marshal General; to be deducted from trie 'pious for draft. JAMKH B. my. Provost Marshal Genera). TAHSEB TO TFIB rf>RTS IN TDK BAKBOft. No pssves will bo given to any of tbo forts or island* n tbo harbor at the office of the headquarters of t?ie lifparlim lit of tbe l.??t. All eppllcat ous -Aon 14 be made to RrlKadtor Genet >1 Btauaa d, 17. P. 7, at bis bead nuartor-i, 44 Bloeckor street TRANMHHP FROM Til* AHHT TO THE WAVT uK.IIMAk ORDIM?XO. 2i. fllCS lX)ttARTfctt?, I'KI'iRrMMT OS THE F.A9T.1 Stw Vi>rk C'itt. Msr<b 91, 18C4. J rsusnt to Instructions from tbe War Dei< " lineal,and in order to rnjuiaio and facilitate transfer enlistment* fro.a tbo army to tbe tnvy, tbe following regolttione will be observed:? ruitso"" KtMKsra rou tra* "TR. Any Soldier now In or iioreaitsf coming mto the milt t<ry sorv ,uof t.'ieUu ted '?".ates, by vol ?tilery eulstlmfm, or by drift, wlio is-?fli I. by v.>o Hon a mariner; sec >o<J, un ordlnn y Ionian, of n< t let* Unn iwa roars' s..a <er i vim; abio teaman,of n it Je.-s lb to rour yoars' h?h service. ]u tbo absence of sny other proof the applicant will make oath b.fore any in .gHtrate, provost marshal or Ignited -iisies officer an to hit sea service, indicating whe ther iu tbo merchant or naval service. I be term of hucIi onlirtmeut'htll nit be for less tbsn the wrxptred term of his military enlistment, nor for lew than -no year. Aoy bounty money or advance pay which any person ?> enlisting from the army Into tbe aavy may have re ceived from the (Totted Statoe. or rrnm tbe State In wbled be enlisted In the army, sbatl be deducted from any prlso moony to which he may berome entitled during tbe tlmd required to complete bis military service. Every officer commanding a company, regiment, post, recruiting rendezvous'or dstarbuient In this department* shall forward all applications made to him for transfer, a-t above, together with tbe net,senary proofs, through tbe proper authorities, to tbe headquarters of tbe depart* menu All snob applirants shall be retained al tbe pnel or depot until tbe decision of the department oommandev Is made known As fast as applicants ars approved and selections mils, % the men will he son! to designated stations In tbe most expeditions maimer, under soluble oondnct. The offices in charge of detachments * III he furnished with com* plete and separate descriptive Hits, oontlining state* ments of i>ay, honnty and clothing received and dun, which will be turned over #ith tbe mil to Ifen eon mandant of tbe navel station. Upon being accepted at tbe navel station tbe men will be droppt-d from tbe rolie of lUekr com pea lee ae "trans terred to tbe navy by enlistment;" but If rejected fo> pftysioal disability, or for not having se?n tbo proscribe* sea isrvle, they will oe sent back to their o?mp*niee oi depots aud if guilty of (Tand or mb-epr?"*rjtattons id their s|ipiicelions, the eipcase of Iran-on ?uiu wnl be cfinrgoti against their pay. < Tbe uemee of men so rn eotod, and the reasons of sued re|eetlnn, which will bo eedorsod on llwnr .le?oriptlve" Urns ?y tbe enmmendaut of the neval ?tei|o?. iiwether with the expeneo of transportsuoi, will bo forwarded to thee# h<ad<(?tners. All applicalkins and eotum ml stlo-n w'altve to tocll transfers will be forwarded to t cse iitadquaresrn, direct, od to I'aptaid Thorns- I ??rd. Ald-de Camp, who ia hereby designated toessmloe loto smt determine epon tbem By oonimand of ?# General MX. D. T. Ta? Di s? v, Colonel snd Aaelsteal Adjutant Oee> erai Ofleial?ViuaM Hirni. Aid-do-Camp. Tito Union State tearratlon la Call. Mrala. Saw Fnisi wnn, March SO, 1M4. The Colon State Coovniion aow la session has ehooon I*atbaa Coombs, Retort Oardlaer, O. H. Brad-' bury, Wm Rltier, Jaa. fl. Otis, 3, MoVuity, Thotaoo% Campbell. P B. Anolery, Be v. II. C. Orlggt and Bidwell as Megatea to Baltimore. City Ttitellfsoaee. &*m Eucnon at Cnms? tavRcm?-TW foUowia# leoiienien were aleetod parish ofloors at tbe tooiutf ?is.Aton on Easter Hoeday, at Christ afcarcb, riftb arad Que, vis:?Warden*?Vetera, traooar H. drsra and l*et? D. Cnlllns. Vestrymsa? Meter* lUuifcipbV 9aMaM|| H. Ruckel, A. A. He lores. Ado* ?n?ih. Jr.. JJm? Plxo*j Moon Chamberlain, Je^a D. WW a"i Ciareww AJ Seward. Rama Et srtton at run rm sen D? Earnn (RWJ Da. VaaaKt's).?.Wardsnt?' '*? I* QoiMe. Vettrymsn-OsH-" ft " ?< tai, rradlrlek M. ^ ' A, fS55?'flSmS 9 Kerner, Jobn J L??r*TS, ? o"<* C. Outoet, saware yj aswis

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