Franklin Repository: March 19, 1862Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 |
(Column 1)Summary: A list of Federal, State and County Officers is given. The County Officers are: President Judge--J. Nill. Associate Judges-- J. Orr, J. O. Carson. Sheriff--W. McGrath. Deputy Sheriff- -F. A. Zarman. Prothonotary--A. D. Cauffman. Deputy Prothonotary-- T. J. C. McGrath. Treasurer--G. J. Balsley. Register and Recorder--E. C. Boyd. Clerk of the Courts--W. G. Mitchell. District Attorney--G. Eyster. Auditors--J. Downey, G. Jarrett, D. K. Wunderlich. Commissioners--J. Good, J. D. Scott, J. Nitterhouse. Clerk for Commissioners--G. Foreman. Attorney for Commissioners--E. J. Bonebrake. Directors of the Poor--D. Spencer, J. L. Latshaw, W. S. Harris. Attorney and Clerk for Directors--S. Strickler. Treasurer for Directors--C. Gelwicks. County Surveyor--J. B. Cauffman.Courts Of Franklin Co. For 1862.
(Names in announcement: James Nill, John Orr, James O. Carson, William McGrath, F. A. Zarman, A. D. Cauffman, T. J. C. McGrath, George J. Balsley, E. C. Boyd, William G. Mitchell, George Eyster, John Downey, George Jarret, Daniel K. Wunderlich, Jacob Good, James D. Scott, John Nitterhouse, George Foreman, E. J. Bonebrake, David Spencer, J. L. Latshaw, William S. Harris, Snively Strickler, Charles Gelwicks, John B. Cauffman)
(Column 1)Summary: The Common Pleas Court will meet on the following Mondays: January 20, April 14, August 11 and October 27. The Orphans' Court will meet on the 2nd Tuesday March 11, the 1st Tuesday June 3 and the 1st Tuesday October 7. A list of deadlines for filing is given--ranging from 21 to 35 days before the first day of the term.FROM FORTRESS MONROE. A Visit To The "Monitor." The Interior and Exterior Described. Effect of Balls of the "Merrimac." Visit to the Minnesota, the Rip Raps, Wrecks of the Cumberland and Congress, Newport News, &c.
(Column 2)Summary: A detailed description of the Union battle ship the "Monitor," and descriptions and interviews with various crewmen and officers. Also the question of whether the 'Merrimac' will sail again.The Great Three Days! Battle At Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Official Report of Gen. Curtis
(Column 4)Summary: The report on March 11th, of Gen. Curtis describes the Battle at Pea Ridge. See commentary above for basic summary.
Editorial Comment: "The Rebels Commence the Attack--Able Strategy of the U. S. Forces--the Enemy Completely Routed by a charge of Infantry--Heavy losses on both sides."
Trailer: Samuel R. Curtis, Brigadier General Commanding.United States Troops At Manassas
(Column 5)Summary: Letters and dispatches, dated March 11th, describe the Rebels' evacuation of Manassas and Centreville, and the destruction of bridges and property done by rebels during their retreat. Also mention of refugees making their way to Washington.The Occupation Of Winchester
(Column 6)Summary: A mention that Gen. Jackson's retreat from Winchester, and the ensuing occupation by the forces of Generals Hamilton and Williams, and that the majority of the inhabitants are Unionists.
Editorial Comment: "The Troops Warmly Welcomed by the Inhabitants-- Retreat of the Rebel Gen. Jackson--The Occupation of Winchester, VA.Important From Memphis And The Lower Mississippi
(Column 6)Summary: A report that martial law was proclaimed at Memphis last Monday; that as of March 13 there were no troops in the city, and that many of the rebel troops have been sent to reinforce Island No. 10, thus leaving the Mississippi open to the Union forces.[No Title]
(Column 6)Summary: See the above transcript.
Another Speech By Hon. E. M'PHerson!
(Column 3)Summary: In a long speech, E. McPherson argues against the bill which proposes to increase the staff of nearly every division commander in the Army. He argues that Lincoln has the power to increase staff whenever and for whomever it is necessary, and that therefore such an extensive increase of staff would be too much (especially in and unnecessary.
(Names in announcement: E. McPherson)Editorial Comment: "The following is the Speech delivered by the Hon. E. McPherson, in the House of Representatives, on the 6th inst."
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True Son Of A Noble Sire
(Column 1)Summary: A description of "Bob" Johnson's speech describing the atrocities of the rebel troops and their future defeat, and the emotional response the listening troops.
Origin of Article: Louisville JournalEditorial Comment: "A correspondent writing to the Louisville Journal from the Federal camp near Cumberland Gap, on the 17th of February, speak thus of the severe experiences and noble heroism of a son of Hon. Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee""When You Is About We Is."
(Column 1)Summary: A humorous note of Missouri blacks who are careful to change their allegiance depending on whether they are speaking to Union or "Secesh" men.
Origin of Article: Cincinnati Daily Commercial[No Title]
(Column 1)Summary: A description of two types of Union men in the South-- those that are unconditional, and those (the larger group) that must be convinced that their local institutions will not be interfered with, or their slaves emancipated.[No Title]
(Column 2)Summary: A note that all free blacks in the Southern Confederacy who do not volunteer shall be forced into the public service.Notice
(Column 2)Summary: The Clerk W. G. Mithell lists people who have filed for Licenses for Hotels (unless otherwise noted). In Chambersburg: M. M. Grove, Murg't Montgomery, D. Trostle, John Fisher, A. J. Brand, John Rilley, J. S. Brown and P. Harlacher. In Hamilton twp.: J. Gordon and Ennion Elliot. In St. Thomas: Benjamin Kohn and J. R. Tankersley. In St. Thomas twp.: Chal's Gillan and Jno Mullen. In Loudon: James Mullen and John Trehr. In Peters twp.: S. M. Seyler. In Mercersburg: Thos. McAfee and J. H. Murphey. In Welsh Run: Jacob Elliot. In Greencastle: Nancy Hollar, Daniel Foreman and Thomas Pawling. In Waynesboro': L. B. Kurtz, Francis Bowden and W. M. Sibbet. In Washington twp.: D. H. Funk. In Monterey Spring: D. Miller. In Quincy: George Anderson. In Quincy twp.: H. Middower. In Green twp.: John Spidle and Margaret Holland. In Funkstown: Andrew Shank and John Kunh. In Fayetteville: John S. Brown and William Rupert. In New Franklin: Peter Snider. In Marion: Samuel Filson. In Greenvillage: M. Shoemaker. In Orrstown: W. S. Bard. In Roxbury: John Wyncoop. In Amberson's Valley: B. F. Culbertson. In Concord: John R. Ritner. In Doylesburg: Samuel Foreman. In Dry Run: Benjamin Crouse. In Fannettsburg: J. W. Jones. In Metal twp.: Aaron Gockley. In Letterkenny twp.: David Guyer and Abraham Keefer. In Strasburg: John R. Weist and Jeremiah Zollinger. In Chambersburg for wholesale dealers: S. F. Greenawalt and Miller & Croft.
(Names in announcement: M. M. Grove, Murg't Montgomery, D. Trostle, John Fisher, A. J. Brand, John Rilley, J. S. Brown, P. Harlacher, J. Gordon, Ennion Elliot, Benjamin Kohn, J. R. Tankersley, Chal's Gillan, Jno. Mullen, James Mullen, John Trehr, S. M. Seyler, Thomas McAfee, J. H. Murphey, Jacob Elliot, Nance Hollar, Daniel Foreman, Thomas Pawling, L. B. Kurtz, Francis Bowden, W. M. Sibbet, D. H. Funk, D. Miller, George Anderson, H. Middower, John Spidle, Margaret Holland, Andrew Shank, John Kuhn, John S. Brown, William Rupert, Snider Peter, Samuel Filson, M. Shoemaker, W. S. Bard, John Wyncoop, B. F. Culbertson, John R. Ritner, Samuel Foreman, Benjamin Crouse, J. W. Jones, Aaron Gockley, David Guyer, Abraham Keefer, John R. Weist, Jeremiah Zollinger, S.F. Greenawalt, Miller, Croft, W. G. Mithell)
The Tonnage Tax Bill
(Column 1)Summary: The Editors discuss the Legislature's recent approval of the bill entitled "An act to repeal an act, approved the 7th of March, 1861, entitled 'An act for the commutation of the tonnage duties." The editors argue that the original bill of 1861--that ended that tonnage tax--was a contract made with the Penn. Rail Road Company, and therefore the Legislature does not have the right to nullify such a bill as long as the contracted party (the Penn. R. R.) fulfills the terms of the contract.The Tax Bill
(Column 2)Summary: The editors note Congress' attempt to devise a tax bill that will be equally born by the people; that since even the wisest man could not make the system perfect, all citizens should pay their taxes without hesitancy--especially during this urgent time of war.A Letter From Washington
(Column 2)Summary: Further mention in a letter dated March 14th, of the battle between the Merrimac and the Monitor, in which the writer deems a victory for the Union. Mention of the Union army finding Manassas and Winchester deserted by the rebels, martial law is declared in Richmond, and an attempt to oust Senator Powell will not succeed.
Editorial Comment: "The Great Naval Engagement at Fortress Monroe-- Occupation of Manassas and Winchester--Raising the Blockade of the Potomac--Alarm at Richmond, &c., &c."
Trailer: "Franklin"Letter From Tennessee
(Column 3)Summary: A description from two letters dated March 3rd and 6th, of Union divisions' movement in Tennessee, of whom the Chambersburg boys are a part. The division has camped at Nashville and is now crossing the Cumberland River--General Buell, Nelson, and Wm. McClellan partake in this movement.
Trailer: "Sam."Summary of Congressional Proceedings
(Column 4)Summary: A description of numerous actions in Congress, including some pertaining to the funding of the Navy and its contractors, and others relating to foreign relations with France, Great Britain, New Granada, Costa Rica, and the King of Siam.Summary Of The Proceedings of the State Legislature
(Column 5)Summary: Discussions and actions on various bills, including the tonnage tax, and the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia and emancipation in the several states.GLORIOUS VICTORY. Burnside Advancing. Capture of Newburn, N. C. 40 or 50 killed, and about 300 Wounded
(Column 6)Summary: A brief note dated March 18, of Burnside's capture of Newburn, N. C.Summary Of the General News
(Column 6)Summary: Various pieces of information on the retreat of rebel forces from Manassas and Centerville, deaths and woundings from the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac, General Lee's appointment to General-in-chief of the rebel forces, and other minor war news.
Description of Page: Advertisements
(Column 1)Summary: A reminder that a deed (for real estate) must be recorded within six months in order to be valid--very important in the case of fire, or if the original seller should attempt to sell the property to another buyer.Our Streets
(Column 1)Summary: A complaint that the mud on certain streets was scraped up, thus depriving the citizens of Chambersburg of soft crossings.An Address
(Column 1)Summary: The editors compliment the address made by Suesserott, who has been practicing in Franklin Co., to the graduating class of the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery, where he is a Professor of Dental Surgery and Therepeutics.Improvements
(Names in announcement: J. L. SuesserottM. D., D. D. S.)
(Column 1)Summary: Note of the commencement of a brick building by Elias Hoke on East Market Street, and an adjoining building done by George Gelwicks.Gas
(Names in announcement: Mr. Elias Hoke, Mr. George Gelwicks)
(Column 4)Summary: A reminder that the gas street lights should be turned on the nights when the moon is not bright enough.The Late Naval Battle
(Column 4)Summary: A description of the naval battle at Hampton Roads, Va., that began on March 9th, and involved the Merrimac (the Confederate armored ship), the Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson (rebel steamers), against the Monitor, the Minnesota, the St. Lawrence, and the Cumberland (Union ships).
Editorial Comment: "Official Report of Lieutenant Pendergrast of the Congress."WAR BULLETIN. Order Respecting Contracts For Arms!
(Column 3)Summary: A commission has been appointed to investigate and validate all contracts, orders, and claims made by ordinance, arms and ammunition contractors with the Federal government.
Description of Page: Anecdotal stories; advertisements.
Joy of the Tennessee Unionists
(Column 1)Summary: Descriptions of onlookers--women, children and blacks- -cheering the steamboats of the Union, with an occasional secessionist cheering Jeff. Davis.
Editorial Comment: "A correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette thus pleasantly describes the scenes which attended the opening of the Cumberland river:"Horoscope for both Sexes
(Column 1)Summary: Descriptions (absurdly detailed at times) of the temperament of a man and woman born in each of the twelve months (not by the zodiac signs).Change in Navy Enlistment
(Column 2)Summary: A note that the term of enlistment in the Navy has been changed to three years, and this guarantee of a job and wages for three years will encourage more enlistments.
Exhibit Of The Receipts And Expenditures of the Franklin County Mutual Insurance Company from May 1st, 1860 till May 1st, 1861
(Column 2)Summary: An enumeration of premiums and loans paid, and other monetary Receipts. Also the a list of the following Expenditures--1860: For June 9-Paid Shryock, Taylor & Smith for index--$.50; June 27-Paid Wm. Blair for printing--$5; Aug. 6-Paid Geo. Jarret, Appraising damages--$2; Sept. 4- Paid Jeremiah Cook making Index--$10.65; Nov. 4-Paid Geo. Ludwig, appraising damages--$2. 1861: March 23-Paid Bank of Chambersburg on loan--$100; March 23-Paid Wm. Blair, advertising--$5; May 13-Paid S. D. Culbertson, signing Policies--$10.30; May 24-Paid Bank of Chambersburg on loan--$100; July 2-Paid Jeremiah Cook, making Index--$10; Aug. 20-Paid Bank of Chambersburg on loan--$200; Sept. 26-Paid for Stamps--$8.25; Sept 30-Paid G. H. Merkline & Co., Printing--$20.50; Oct. 16 Paid G. H. Mengle & Co., Painting--$21; Oct. 16-Paid Bank of Chambersburg on loan--$109.47; the following all on Nov. 6-Paid: Jeremiah Cook, for calculations and making out Assessment-$50; Executive Committee-$300; Daniel Baker, on loss by fire--$336.94; Isaac Hutton, on loss by fire--$108; Joseph Deckelmyer, on loss by fire--$417.49; George Mowrer, on loss by fire--$966.66; Adam Wolff on loss by fire--$24.80; John M. Cooper, on loss by fire--$100; Jno. Wilson, on loss by fire--$7.98; Secretary and Treasurer-$197.91.
(Names in announcement: Shryock, Taylor, Smith, Wm. Blair, Geo. Jarret, Jeremiah Cook, Geo Ludwig, S. D. Culbertson, G. H. Merkline, G. H. Mengle, Daniel Baker, Isaac Hutton, Joseph Deckelmyer, George Mowrer, Adam Wolff, John M. Cooper, Jno. Wilson)
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Schuyler Colfax On The War
(Column 2)Summary: A letter giving credit to ex-Commander-in-Chief, Gen. Scott for wanting to slowly build up the numbers of cavalry for the movement down the Mississippi. Another plan was adopted, and now there are too many horses to maintain.
(Names in announcement: Schuyler Colfax)Origin of Article: St. Joseph Valley RegisterEditorial Comment: "Mr. Colfax has written an interesting letter to his paper, The St. Joseph Valley Register, which closes as follows"Married
(Column 3)Summary: George W. Brown, formerly of Greencastle was married by Rev. R. Crider to Kate Rebecca Carolus, of Peters township on March 13th.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. R. Crider, Mr. George W. Brown, Miss Kate Rebecca Carolus)
(Column 3)Summary: On Jan. 1st, Jacob Sites married Mary E. Holden.Married
(Names in announcement: Mr. Jacob Sites, Mrs. Mary E. Holden)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 6th, John N. Smith was married by Rev. John Ault to Anna E. Hoke, both of Peters Township.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. John Ault, Mr. John N. Smith, Miss Anna E. Hoke)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 13th, William Hoke was married by Rev. John Ault to Harriet Dickout, both of Peters Township.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. John Ault, Mr. William Hoke, Miss Harriet Dickout)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 13th Edward Tuchey was married by Rev. Wm. McElroy to Adelaide Holly, all of Franklin County.Died
(Names in announcement: Rev. Wm. McElroy, Mr. Edward Tuchey, Miss Adelaide Holly)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 14th, in Chambersburg, Helen M., infant daughter of M. A. Foltz, aged 9 weeks.Died
(Names in announcement: Helen M. Foltz, M. A. Foltz)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 6th, in Strasburg, Franklin Co., Eliza McCabe, died at age 42.Died
(Names in announcement: Miss Eliza McCabe)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 12th, in Horse Valley, Franklin Co., Angeline, daughter of Levi and Sarah J. Rosenberger, died at age 1 year, 9 months, and 15 days.Died
(Names in announcement: Angeline Rosenberger, Levi Rosenberger, Sarah J. Rosenberger)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 2nd, in Loudon, Franklin Co., Lizzie, daughter of Michael Bushey, died of consumption, aged 27 years, 3 months and 14 days.Died
(Names in announcement: Lizzie Bushey, Michael Bushey)
(Column 3)Summary: On February 23rd, Samuel, son of John K. and Margaret McLane, died at age 4 years and 2 months.Died
(Names in announcement: Samuel McLane, John K. McLane, Margaret McLane)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 12th, in Culbertson's Row, Clara Culbertson, died of congestion of the brain, aged 15 years, and 10 months.Died
(Names in announcement: Miss Clara Culbertson)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 11th, at his home in Waynesboro, Daniel Tritle, Sen., died at age 61 years, 11 months and 27 days.Died
(Names in announcement: Mr. Daniel Tritle)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 6th, at her father's home near Fayetteville, Maggie E. White, died in the 23rd year of her age.Died
(Names in announcement: Miss Maggie E. White, Mr. White)
(Column 3)Summary: On March 11th, near Chambersburg, James Crawford died of consumption at age 21.
(Names in announcement: Mr. James Crawford)