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COLONEL E. D. BAKER. .
A BltOTIIBi: TllIClTS.
The following lines embody the particulars of a conver
sation between Col. liuker snd his brother, j'ist as they
parted previous to the Colonel's embarkaliou tor the but
tie. Twas a culm October morning,
Long before the east was gray,
That our chief received the order
Swift to marshal the array.
Lightly from his war-couch
tlayiy u.i the hero sprung.
Cheerful us if called to banquet,
Or to join a sportive throu.
Promptly was each order given.
And before tho morning li-ht
His belov'd and own batt.ilion
l'roudly niu.xhed to ti.id the tight.
As he started I addressed him :
"Drotlier! brother I mind, to-day
You but do a general's duty
Do not seek the thickest iVay.
" Think how much your country needs you,
Ttiiuk your life is not your own ;
Tn not seek tho hottest battle.
Do uot venture forth alone."
" If the day goes lightly with ns,
If I deem the field our own,
I'll but do a enerul's duiv
Wintur leads the column on.
" Ther are drilled to move like veterans,
And like veterans they shall fight ;
Jsever while I live to lead them
Shall tliey turn their backs in flight.
' Kut if overborne by numbers
Should we like to lose the day,
If my own battalion faker
In the fury of the fiy
, .. .. Should I lose mv Yaliunt riht arm
If by rebel steel or b. II,
Mid the smoke anC shock of battle,
Oallant Wistar chance to full,
" Then my own, the Senate's honor.
Western lands and Key-Sione State,
Tell to me a general's duty
Is to share a soldier's fate.
"With the cold and silent bayonet
I will lead our Freemen on ;
Others then shall tell the story
How the field was lost and won."
Vaulting on his tall bay charger,
With a smile serene nnd bright,
Thus my kiiid and valiant brother
Kode to the unequal tight.
My brother ! Oh my brother !
"Brother that 1 loved so well,
Other pens must trace the story
How you fuught and how you fell.
It was Col. Taker's custom to call Lieut. Wistnr bis
" right a.m."
Wasiuxotox, Oct. 80th, lSi'.l.
THE WOOliill'FF GUN.
The St. Louis correspondent of the Sacr.imen
to Union thus speaks of this new gun :
The " Woodruff Gun " is manufactured by
Woodruff, Greanleaf & Co., at Quincy, III. It is
made of charcoal scrap iron, faggoted so that the
fibre of the iron is perfectly interlocked in every
direction. These foggots are then placed in a
furnace, the whole mass brought to a welding
heat, and thoroughly welded and compacted tin
der a heavy steam hammer. The guns are then
turned, bored and polished. The weight of one
of these guns is two hundred and forty-six pounds,
length three feet, caliber two and an eigh.Va inches.
It carries a lead ball weighing two pounds, or a
canister shot containing fort. two musket balls.
The effective range tyith ball is one mile and a
half, nnd with canister shot ehiht hundred yards.
Many army officers who have witnessed trials of
these guns state that for field service they are
fully equal to a six pounder, while they possess
th advantage of economy in cost and ease and
lightness in handling. Two men can handle one
easily and move rapidly. For infantry service
it is mounted on two wheels four feet in hight,
with trail, and two ammunition boxes resting on
the axle one on each side of the gun. For
flying artillery it is mounted the same as for in.
fantry, and has, in addition, a timber, with pole
for attaching two horses. A large ammunition
box rests on the timber, on which two men can
ride, as can also two other men on the ammuni
tion boxes on the gun axle. This gun is hand
somely finished and painted. Each one is Aim
ished with two sponges and rammers, a sponge
bucket, grease bucket and ax. The price of the
Woodruff gun is $233 if mounted for infantry, or
$283 if mounted for flying r rtillery. The paten
tees, WoodruffGrcenleaf A; Co., are now manu
facturing thirty of thoni for Government on an
order from the Ordnance Department. They
have furnished several for the city of St. Louis,
and are also making a battery of six for the city
of Quincy. One of these guns was furnished by
Woodruff to Captain Love, of the Eighteenth
Missouri Regiment, and was used with good ef
fect. A letter written by him, Oct. 23th, in speak-
ina of an engagement between his men and a
party of rebels, near Laclede, Missouri, says :
" The enemy fired upon us from the btish, wound
ing fifteen of my men, but none tnorully j they
then ran when the Artilery boys opened on them
with the Woodruff gun. We killed seven dead,
and the Surgeon wrote to M that seven more
died the next day."
A Beacon for Volunteers.
It is interesting in our present struggle to recur
to the beginning of the military career and the
preparatory education received by the most re
uowued captains and commanders, during the
wars of the first quarter of this century. Every
one is familiar with the early history of Napoleon
and of Wellington. The following information
concerning their cotetnporaries shows how few
of them received any kcietitifio military education
thair talents and genius being revealed ou actions
on the fields of battlo t
Augerean Scarcely educated ; he enlisted as
a volunteer ip the rank and file.
Biucher No military education.
Bertheir Military engineer ; he was always
in the staff never commanding troops.
Bessieres Hairdresser ; enlisted as a volun
teer in the rank and file.
Clauzel No preparatory education ; rank and
Davousts-From military school at Brie'ina ;
he entered the cavalry ; he was considered, with
Massena, next to Napoleon.
Bernadotte No military education ; he began
as a volunteer in the rank and file.
Couvion St. Cyr Drawing teacher ; a vol
unteer in the rank and file.
Gerard No military education ; a volunteer
in the rank and file.
GneUenau No military education ; he arose
from the ranks.
Iloche -No military education ; a volunteer
in the rank and file.
Kleber Architect; slender mi'itary educa
tion; he began in the regular infantry.
Kleist No special military education.
Macdonald No special miliary education.
Marmont Educated for tho military.
Massena No military education ; a volun
1001 from t!ie rank and tile.
Maison No military education ; a volunteer
in the rank and file.
Montebello ( Lanties ) Dyer; a volunteer
in tho rank and file.
Mortier No military education ; a volun
teer ii the rank and file.
Soult No special military education ; a vol
unteer in the rank and file.
Jdtiot Publio school education; a volun
teer in tho rank and fi'e.
Moreau Lawyer; a volunteer in tho rank
Any one perusing this list will bo able to
make for himself llio natural deductions, and
will gaiii confidence in volunteers, from wiio.n
have co.no the greatest number of renowned
commanders ju tue Ft'ench armies. N. Y.
ON THE FENCE.
A public writer who hampers his thoughts or
his pen, with the futile hope of offending nobody,
had bettct take to some line of business where
pusillanimity is considered as a virtue. I, for
one, have not yet learned the hair splitting art
of admitting a man, or a set of men, individually,
and asking pardon for hating them geographical
ly. I don't understand making believe knock a
man, or a set of men, down with ono hand,
while patting them affectionately on the back
with the other. In short, "neutrality," which
seems to bo the word-embodied of Judas-Iscari-otism,
is not in my dictionary. My boundary
line has no zigzag in it. I know a sheep from a
goat ; a lamb from a wclf ; and am- not afraid to
call both by their right names, though I'm not a
man. WhatM a man onyiiowi Jtor, by the
holy prophet, I am non plussed for an answer. It
would seem, in some instances, to be a creature
who bows and cringes to the basest, and humbly
begs pardon for coming into the world at all,
unless it comes in a coach and B's.
Now I was born. That Vas not my fault.
What was worse I was bom a woman, which
was an aggravation of the insult, only to be com
puted by a sufferer, and that not a fellow-sufferer !
But now I ant here, under such discouraging
circunWcnnces, I will, at least, take a woman's
privillege, and say what I like. Why not I A
woman is not eligible to any office. I can't be
President. I can't have a foreign diplomacy.
I am not a politician to tread tiptoe over the
map of the United (?) States. It stands to reason
then, I needn't be bowing and cringing to the
four points of the compas, for fear I shall be lain
on the shelf or turned out of office. Thank
goodness that, though I'm sunk low enough to bo
a woman, I'm not " a man," with an India rub-
ber creed and an elastic spnngknee, to bend to
everybody who cracks the whip of interest or
policy over my head I lliere, it this is not a
feminine oration, you may live to the age of
Methusaleh before you will hear one more so.
At a festival, a pretty miss waited upon un
editor with a pie-plate of antique manufacture, in
the center of which he espied tne toi lowing coup
let : " Ono sweet kiss is the price of this." This
excited his feelings, and as soon s an opportuni-
ty presented itself, he motioned the yuung lady
to his side, and pointing his knife to the line said,
Your pay is ready as soon as you present your
Tub Oreion Democrat of thn 18th is out in an
editorial severely criticising the pecuniary cost
of the present war. What is money in compar
ison with the value of our national integrity and
Tn Butte Record says a Missourian in that
county asserts that any man who eats cod-fish or
rides on a sleigh is a d d Abolitionist. If ich
is a fact, there are plenty of Abolitionists up this
A Clerotm as consoling a young widow on
the death of her husband, remarked that she
could not find his enual. M I'll bet I will " re-
j marked the sobbing fair otic.
The Power that Killed Baker. Yi the
glowing eulogy which Senator Sumner delvered
on December 11th, on tho late Col. Baker, in
the U. S. Senate, ho said : The qustion was pain
fully asked, who was the author of this caUmity 1
And there is a strong desire to hold somebody
responsible for a disaster where so many perished
so unprofitably. But we need not appoint com
mittees or study testimony in order tq know
precisely who took the precious lifo. Sue guns,
tho balls, and the men that fired them, tare of
little Importance. It is the power behirid them
all, sayipg " the State it is 1 " wiich took th;s
precious life j and this power is Slavery. The
nine balls which slew our departed brother came
from slavery. Every gaping wound of his lace
rated bosom testifies against slavsry. Every
drop of his generous blood cies ait from the
ground against slavery. To hold others respons
ible is to hold the agent and dismist the principal.
Let not our grief be a hollow pagetmt ; let it not
expend itself in va'n words. Itmjst become a
motive and an impulse to patriotic action. But
patriots ri now is on'y n name, uiless you re
solve fiat s'avery, the barbarous Miemy of our
country, t'ie d'sturber of the peace, the violator
of t'io Constitution, the vampire of our national
life. nucVu'2 its best b'ood, and tie assassin of
our children, sbaU be overturned. Until this is
clone, the pat 'iot can only say sorrowfully,
itleed, 'j'eed poor country !
Ut'eai iyran'iy lay thv basis sire.
For goodness dare not check nee !
Large Armies. It is not generally known,
says t'ie New York Staals Zeiiun, that the,-e is
now co.ice united ou the sho''e of liie Potomac a
la' ger body of troops than ht'sever been congre
gated i i modetii times, except in the batt'e of
Leris'c. Neither Gustavus Adolphus, nor Fred
erick the Gieat, nor WssMngioi, Wel'i.ton,
nor Scot,t, bad ever under his iminediac com
mand aoy t'.i'ng like the number tint is now udcr
i;ie command of Geo. McCIellan. Frederick the
Great never led into the field moro than 80,000
men at a time, but all his great battles were
fought and COwon with bodies of troops rang'u g
between 30,000 and 60,000. Napoleon, at Aus
teil'uz, vanquished with 80,000 mea the united
Russian anci Ai'stiian armies, counting about
100,000. At Jetja. and Auerstadt there were
130,000 men under the command of tho Emperor
of the F' ench. The bloody battle of Wagram
was fought with 150,000 men against the Austri
an, and i:i ibo eqiiaHy celebrated battloof Bor
odino, nbojt 120,000 Frenchmen, were orwsed
to t.ie Rus-iuns. Tho decisive batt'e of Water
loo was fought with o ily 80,000 FrenchiPCtl
aga'tpst B'uchcr and Wellington. But the batt'e
of Leioiiio set i i motion a e'saHiajuuny nf abort
400,000 men, Napoloo.i having under bis co n-
ma.K. about 200,000 me-i, and the united lorces
of Russia, Austria and Prussia, about 190,000.
It will appear from this comparison that tho ar
mies whidh arc confronting each other on the
Potomac wee exceeded in nu Tiber on'y by those
vast armies which, on the plains of Luipsic, do
cided tho fate of Europe.
TRADE OF SAN FRANCISCO.
The Herald compiles the following statistics
on the trade of ihe port of San Francisco for the
year 1801 :
la 1801 oor exports ot merchandise to points
independent of our own domestic coast, amounted
to nearly ten mi'lions of dollars, against less than
ei'it and a half millions in 1800, and about five
nnlhous in 18o0, and of tneso exports the do
mestic portion rose for tho threo years in the
following ratio : In 185ft, 12 130,000 ; in 1800,
54,050,000 ; nnd in 1801, $0,988,500 sbow;ng
an increaso for the period of 230 per cent. Of
flojr, wheat and bicad last year, wo exported to
the value of $3.582,700 ; of feed grains $370,000 ;
of wool and hides $1,002,250, and of quicksilver,
$1,112,051. Of the latter metal we exported
8,000 flasks more than in any previous year.
England last year proved our best customer,
having taken from us in merciiandise, principally
breadstuff, to tho value of $2,828,500, against
$935,000 i.i 1800, and $29,000 in 1859. To
New York we shinned $1,275,000 worth of pro
ducts, which was a falling off of about $400,000
from the year 1859. Vancouver Island was our
next best customer, Staving taken $1,171,000.
Next came Mexico, which took in value $1,073,
000, and next Australia, $1,008,700. China has
steadily advanced from $250,700 in 1859, to
$714,000 in 1801.
As a natural consequence of this material in
crease in our merchandise export trade, the
treasure drift shows a marked falling oil, being
in 18G1, $40,640,000, against $12,303,000 in
I860, $47,665,000 in 1859. The decrease
to New York, as shown by two the last years,
is three millions of dollars. To England there
is an increase of about one millioa four hundred
thousand dollars, and to China of about oue hun
dred and fifty thousand dollars.
VESSELS FOR THE JTATV.
We make the following abstract from a list in
tho Sacramento Union, of Feb. 8th :
Vessels purchased for the navy from May 3d
to November 23J, 1 S61 : Side wheel steamers,
33, mounting 153 guns, and carrying 23,788 tons
in the nggrcgate. Cost, $2,413,621.
Screw steamers 43, 175 guns, 20,403 tons,
Ships, 13, 52 guns, 9,998 tons, cost $313,562.
Barks, 18, 78 guns, 8,402 tons, cost $215,730.
Making in all 131 vessels, with 510 guns, and
70,089 tonnage, purchased at the cost of $5,308,
834. Vessels chartered for the uso of tho navy,
from May 10th to Nov. 13lh, 16 of different
kinds, at a cost of from 2,500 to 10,000 per month.
Aggregate, per month, about $391,305.
A New Work. Mr. Bradly is about to can
vass this city in behalf ot the Encyclopedia of
all nations ot the world, a work in two volumes
of nearly nine hundred pages each, and embra
cing many valuabb paintings, maps, and sketch
es. We have been shown this work and find it
to contain a vast fund of knowledgo of geography,
history, habits, and social and political condition
of the people, the natural history and geology
of every section of tho globe, all well written
and aptly illustrated. Tho book is well bound,
and is edited by Elbr'ulge Smith. A. M.. and
published by Henry Bill of Nd w York. Every
family would find this a valuable book to peruse
and keep for reference. Daily Times.
The call for the disunion democratic con
vention is addressed to those who are " in favor
of the establishment of tho Union ns it was."
That is an acknowledgment that the Union does
not now exist. Secession is recognized, and as
tho pecce men declare the North was to blame,
of com so they must hold that the rebel States
nro justified in trying to secede. Every true
Union man denies the right to secede, and holds
that the Union is established as it was, and is
only sought to be destroyed by such sneaks as
were about to bo hurled from power, and hence
sought to destroy what they could not control.
They have not succeeded, nnd never can succeed,
notwithstanding tho pious prayers of the Port,
land Advertiser and its ilk. Argus.
Senate Committees. The following is a list
of the standing committees of the California Sen
Judiciary Senators Rhodes, Crane, Merrit,
Ivulz, Harvey, De Long and Shafter.
Military Affairs Van Dyke, Perkins, Pache
CO, bnaiter and Gaskell.
Federal Rotations Hathaway, Shurtliff, Pow
crs, Warncastle. Burnell.
Finance Perkins, Doll, Porter, Denver nnd
Claims Parks, Rhodes, Gallagher, Banks and
Elections Kimball, Irwin, Ilarriman, Crane
Public biiildiiif's ITeacock, Burnell. Perkins.
Gaskcll, Watt, Ilarrtmun, Willinmson.
Stato Hospital Hill, Nixon, Banks, Shurtliff,
Commerce and Navigation Soule, Doll, Van
Dyke, Chamberlin and Bogart. '
Contingent expenses of the Senate Irwii,
Powers, Vineyard, Shurtliff and Iloldcn.
Mileage Shurtliff, Baker and Porter.
State Library Crane, Nixon and Iloldcn.
The different uses of words in F.iiTlnnd nnd in
this country are interesting. Lumber, which
with us means sawed timber, means trash in
England. Where we say boards the English
man says dean, vve take baggage on a journey
the Englishman only luggage. Our ladies are
fond of dry goods, their English sisters are equal
ly devoted to haberdashery. Tho Yankee cries
go ahead, the Britisher says all right. Tho Amer
ican travels in the cars, tho Englishman by the
rail. Tho former sends a letter by tho mail, the
latter by the post. Tho one has a bureau in his
bed-chamber, tho other only a chest of drawers.
Branding IIim. The resolution for tho expul
sion of John C. Breckinridge from tho U. S.
Senato, was introduced by Senator Chandler, of
Michigan, and worded as follows :
Whereas, John C. Breckinridge, a member of
thn body, has joined tho enemies of his country.
nnd is now in arms against the Government he
has sworn to support ; therefore,
Resolved, That the traitor Breckinridge be ex
pelled. There was no vote ngainst it, though ten were
absent or declined to vote. Not only is Breckin
ridge a traitor to the Federal Government, but
also a traitor to Kentucky. IIo was willing to
ro as Kentucky decided, and that patriotic State
decided emphatically for tho Union.
Prescription for LuMnAoo. Tako equal
proportions of onions garlick, skunk cabbage and
Daily Advertiser, and dissolve them in muriatic
acid, apply tho solution freely to the parts affect
ed. If this does not effect an immediate relief,
go aid join Jeff Davis ' army.
A Massachusetts soldier, who passed through
tho city of New work a few weeks since, "wras
asked how many regiments Massachusetts would
send. His reply was : "She will send a regi
ment a week fur six months, and if that docs not
do, she will come herself."
The following is from tho Yreka Journal
extra, of the 15th and 16th, of February.
Through the kindness of Messrs. Chalmers As
Bishop, of the Red Bluff Indijtendent, our cit
izens are favored with fuur days later news :
Chicago, Feb. 10. The rebels report that the
Federal forces had been twice repulsed at Roa
noke Island. Later dispatches from a rebel source
state that the fight was still progressing at Roa
noke Island. Some of the rebel gunboats had
New Yore, Feb. 10. Gen Stone, tho hero
of Ball's Bluffs, had arrived and been sent to
Chicago, Feb. 10. Fort Ifenry, Tenn.-The
gunboat Caranduelt made a rcconnnisanco up the
Tennessee river on Saturday, as far as Blansville,
and found but one family in town, the inhabitants
having deserted it. hi the quarters which had
been built for the troops, t .cy found a large
quantity of arms, supplies and commissary stores
and wagons. Tho bridge at that point was des
troyed to prevent the passago of trains. Tho
value of property captured thus far, is estimated
at over a million of dollars.
Fortress Monroe, Feb. 8. A lady who
cttne by a flag of truce to-day, says that Gen.
Hughes informed her that he had received dis.
patches from Roanoke, stating that the Federals
had been twice repulsed from their attack which
was commenced yesterday afternoon. The fight
was still going on when letest news was received.
Tho New Orleans correspondent of tho Charles
ton Courier reports the burning of the rebel
Nearly five hundred prisoners left New Or
leans yesterday for the North, to be exchanged.
Rolla, Feb. 8. The news from the West
indicates that tho preparation for a decided blow
against the enemy vwcre nfcarly complatod.Tho
forces for the movement are nearly all concen
trated at a point from which it is intended to
move. Sigels and Asboth's divisions have
reached Lebanon. Major Wright's battalion of
cavalry is thirteen miles west of that point. Gen.
Davis was reported crossing tho Osage river,
Wednesday. Nino hundred prisoners wero sent
from St. Louis to the Alton Penitentiary to-day.
Washington, Feb. 9. Morrill's bill to bo
reported to the Senato from tho Committco on
tho District of Columbia provides for the im
mediate emancipation of all slaves within tho
District, with tho compensation limited to $300
for each slave of a loynl master.
A special dispatch to tho New York papers
says : Letters from tho Liberal Party of Eng
land, Bright Cobden, tho Duke of Argyle, nnd
others, that unless something effective bo dona
speedily the South will bo recognized.
Senator Cowan has ro:eivcd information from
a reliablo source in Paris, that Napoleon at thu
approaching session of French Chambers will
propose a peaccablo or nrmcd intervention in
American affairs. Tho Government's advices
are exactly tho reverse.
From tho Red Bluff Independent Extra of
tho 14th of February, wo gain the following
cheering news up to Feb. 12th :
Cairo, Feb. 1 1. Federal officers from Fort
Henry report that Gen. Grant surrounded Fort
Donaldson with seven batteries of artillery, nnd
that tho Fort will be shelled or surrendered to
day or to-morrow. There ore eight thousand
St. Louis, Feb. 11. Special dispatches this
evening report Fort Donaldson being rapidly
reinforced. 1 illow says confidently they can
hold their position. The trees aro being felled
for two miles around tho fort with gangs of no
groes. General Pillow is in command. Thcro
are two small forts and threo camps several hun
dred yards from tho main fortifications. Pres
ent appearances indicate that tho coming battlo
will be much more desperate than nt Fort Hen
ry. Reinforcements bave been forwarded from
Danvillo and Somerset to support General
Thomas' movement on Knoxville,
Tho prisoners just arrived ot Louisville report
tho rebels evacuating Bowling Green, with indi
cations of going towards Nashville.
Tho members of tho rebel cabinet profivia tr
have intelligence from Europe which render a
recognition certain. Jeff Davis, it is said, will
foreshadow in his inaugural on tho 22d.
Tho victory at Roanoko is complete. Tho
rebel fleet is all captured except one gun boat.
Twenty-five hundred rebel troops are taken pris
oners. Gen. W iso was sick when tho battlo be
gun, ho requested to bo moved to Richmond. It
was stated in Richmond papers thut 300 rebels
were killed and 1,000 wounded ; Y'ankecs wound
ed, samo number, killed not stated.
Elizabeth city was occupied on Sunday. Tho
inhabitants havo burned it and fled, tho Yankees
pushing forward to Denton.
Later dispatches from Richmond papers say
that the rebels lost 300 killed and wounded and
that the Yankees had 1,000 killed.
O. Jennings Wise, son of Gov. Wise, is re
Chicago, Feb. 12. Tho gunboat expedition
up tho Tennesseo river, which returned to Fort
Henry yesterday, reports the Union feeling very
strong all along tho river. At every landing of
fers of services wero made, either for the gun
boats or the army.
Itebcl dispatches say that Fort Pickens, to
gether with tho frigates Niagara and Colorado,
opened firoon tho 9th on Fort McRao and bar
racks and tho Navy Yard. After soino hours
bombardment, tho Yankee frigates hauled off,
Dispntchcs received from tho Tennossco river
gunboat expedition has the following : Tho peopla
along tho river came out with white flags, nnd
when assured that no harm was intended them,
they were vociferous in their cheering at every
landing. Families came to tho boats shouting
with joy, as if they were stiro their delivcranco
was at hand.
Most stupendous robbing had been porpotr.t.
ted on tho peoplo by tho rebel leaders, property
seized by Confederate officers, all able bodied
men forced into the service nnd tho greatest cru
elty visited on all thoso who dared to protest
ngainst the tyranny.
At Florence, where the States of Alabama,
Tennessee and Mississippi meet, thcro was but
one sentiment of bitter hostility to tho Confeder
The gmiboats which went lip short handed,
camo back with full crews and had to refuso it
great many who applied for tho privilego of en
listing. The distanco traveled by tho boats was
At Savannah, Tennessee, nnd at Eastport,
Mississippi, largo quantities of provisions wero
taken from rebel depots, and divided among th
E. A. Hitchcock has been appointed Major
General of Volunteers.
It is reported on good authority that ho will
assume command of Headquarters in St. Louis. ;
Gen Hallcrk takes the fie I I in Tennessee.