History, 1838–1856, volume F-1 [1 May 1844–8 August 1844]

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<​June 29​> intelligence, and to communicate orders with greater celerity.
“I have decided to issue the following general orders:—
“Head Quarters,)
, June 29, 1844)
“It is ordered that the commandants of regiments in the counties of , , Pike, Brown, Schuyler, Morgan, Scott, , Fulton and , and the regiments composing Gen. Stapp’s brigade, will call their respective regiments and battalions together immediately upon the receipt of this order, and proceed by voluntary [HC 7:141] enlistment to enrol as many men as can be armed in their respective regiments. They will make arrangements for a campaign of twelve days, and will provide themselves with arms, ammunition, and provisions accordingly, and hold themselves in readiness immediately to march upon the receipt of further orders.
“The independent companies of riflemen, infantry, cavalry, and artillery in the above named counties, and in the county of will hold themselves in readiness in like manner.
Governor, and commander-in-chief”
1 p. m. Mayor Wood and Ex-mayor Conyers, from , arrived from the ’s Head Quarters, and said 244 troops from had arrived in to protect the innocent, and they had come to ascertain the feelings of the people, and adopt measures to allay excitement.
We copy the following letter, from Sheriff :—
“Roll of Carthage Greys and officers, June 27th A. D. 1844
Robert F. Smith, Captain
F. A. Worrell) Lieutenants.
S. O. Williams)
M. Barnes, Junr.)
Guard at the Jail, June 27th 1844
F. A. Worrell. Officer of the guard
Franklin Rhodes.
William Baldwin.
Levi Street, lives near Mendon, Adams Co. Ills.
Joseph Hawley " in . Ills.,
Anthony Barkman "
Clabourn Wilson "
Balance of Greys
Edwin Baldwin lives near Ills
James D. Barnes " " "
Frederick Loring " in "
Leyrand Doolittle " " " [HC 7:142]
Marvin Hamilton " " "
Ebenezer Rand " " "
John W. Maith " " "
Thomas Griffith " " "
Lewis C. Stephenson " " " [p. 236]
June 29 intelligence, and to communicate orders with greater celerity.
“I have decided to issue the following general orders:—
“Head Quarters,)
, June 29, 1844)
“It is ordered that the commandants of regiments in the counties of , , Pike, Brown, Schuyler, Morgan, Scott, , Fulton and , and the regiments composing Gen. Stapp’s brigade, will call their respective regiments and battalions together immediately upon the receipt of this order, and proceed by voluntary [HC 7:141] enlistment to enrol as many men as can be armed in their respective regiments. They will make arrangements for a campaign of twelve days, and will provide themselves with arms, ammunition, and provisions accordingly, and hold themselves in readiness immediately to march upon the receipt of further orders.
“The independent companies of riflemen, infantry, cavalry, and artillery in the above named counties, and in the county of will hold themselves in readiness in like manner.
Governor, and commander-in-chief”
1 p. m. Mayor Wood and Ex-mayor Conyers, from , arrived from the ’s Head Quarters, and said 244 troops from had arrived in to protect the innocent, and they had come to ascertain the feelings of the people, and adopt measures to allay excitement.
We copy the following letter, from Sheriff :—
“Roll of Carthage Greys and officers, June 27th A. D. 1844
Robert F. Smith, Captain
F. A. Worrell) Lieutenants.
S. O. Williams)
M. Barnes, Junr.)
Guard at the Jail, June 27th 1844
F. A. Worrell. Officer of the guard
Franklin Rhodes.
William Baldwin.
Levi Street, lives near Mendon, Adams Co. Ills.
Joseph Hawley " in . Ills.,
Anthony Barkman "
Clabourn Wilson "
Balance of Greys
Edwin Baldwin lives near Ills
James D. Barnes " " "
Frederick Loring " in "
Leyrand Doolittle " " " [HC 7:142]
Marvin Hamilton " " "
Ebenezer Rand " " "
John W. Maith " " "
Thomas Griffith " " "
Lewis C. Stephenson " " " [p. 236]
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