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Sunday May 12, 1861.

Illinois Volunteer Militia,

Roll of Commissioned Officers.


Colonel, B. M. Prentiss,
Lt. Colonel, James D. Morgan,
Major, C. H. Adams,
Adjutant., J. G. Rowland.

Captain, Charles Sheley,
1st Lieut., William Minter,
2nd Lieut., James Short.

Captain, John Tillson,
1st Lieut., 2nd ", John Wood, Jr.

Captain, F. A. Dallam,
1st Lieut., Benjamin Edson,
2nd ", Samuel J. Wilson.

Captain, McLain F. Wood,
1st Lieut., James Mitchel,
2nd ", James Longley.

Captain, L. H. Carr,
1st Lieut., Israel Jones,
2nd Lieut., E. K. Gillman.

Captain, Charles H. Adams,
1st Lieut., John W. King,
2nd ", Thomas W. Smith.

Captain, D. H. Gilmer,
1st Lieut., Chris C. Bryant,
2nd ", James W. Harris.

COMPANY No. 8 (Light Artillery.)
Captain, Caleb Hopkins,
1st Lieut., James P. Flood,
2nd ", Wells Bartrain.

COMPANY No. 9 (Light Artillery.)
Captain, Charles Hoterling,
1st Lieut., C. C. Campbell,
2nd ", E. M. Wright.

COMPANY No. 10. (Plainfield Lt. Artillery.)
Captain, Ed. McAllister,
1st Lieut., G. J. Wood,
2nd ", William C. Chapmen,
3d ", G. W. Flagg.


Colonel, Richard J. Oglesby,
Lieut. Colonel, F. L. Rhoads,
Major, John P. Post.

Adjutant, W. S. Marshall,
Regimental Quartermaster, R. W. Hatch,
Commissary, — Gill,
Surgeon, Silas F. Trowbridge,
Ass't ", J. M. Phipps,

Charles E. Dennison,
Isaac C. Pugh,
J. M. Hanna,
James M. Ashmore,
John McWilliams,
Daniel Grass,
H. G. Westerfield,
A. J. McCraner,
W. H. Harvey,
John Lynch.

Price Kieth,
James B. Hill,
James S. Barnard,
John Wetzel,
W. C. Clark,
S. M. Startsman,
John M. Lowry,
R. H. Sturgess,
C. C. Glass,
Isaac Martin.

Thomas Butler,
Charles Fairbanks,
Charles Proebstring,
Thomas Goodman,
Daniel Sayer,
J. A. Sheets,
George M. Bruce,
J. W. Roberts,
John B. Mabry,


Colonel, E. A. Paine,
Lieut. Colonel, A. Mersy,
Major, Jesse J. Phillips,
Adjutant, J. W. Kitchell,
Surgeon, Sanford Bell,
Ass't ", D. Hamilton,
Chaplain, J. J. Ferree,
Quartermaster, W. C. Pinckard,
Commissary, — Lutkine,
Sergeant Major, — .

1st Lieut., J. . 2nd ", H. Westerman.

Captain, B. Beckier,
1st Lieut., Fred Ledergerber,
2nd ", Hamilton Lieber,

Captain, A. G. Hawes,
1st Lieut., J. A. Cox,
2nd ", C. F. Roman.

Captain, Otto Keeleing(?)
1st Lieut., W. Schedling,
2nd ", Samuel Schimminger.

Captain, Collins Vancleve,
1st Lieut., L. Webb,
2nd ", George Adams,

Captain, D. W. Tucker.
1st Lieut., J. W. Kitchell,
2nd ", J. P. Ash.

Captain, J. J. Phillips,
1st Lieut., J. W. Kitchell,
2nd ", W. F. Armstrong.

Captain, James Robinson,
1st Lieut., Thomas J. Newsham.
2nd ", G. Girent.

Captain, J. H. Rhenn,
1st Lieut., H. Scwheitzer,
2nd Lieut., Samuel Adams.

Chicago Light Artillery. Capt. James Smith.
Lockport. " Capt. Hawley.
Chicago Lincoln Rifles. Capt. Mihalozy.
Chicago Union Turners, Capt. Kowald.
Chicago Infantry, Capt. Harding.
Regiment Zouaves, Col. Scott.


Gen. H. W. Mitchell,
Quartermaster Capt. J. H. McKay.
1st Ass't " H. M. Wilcox.
" " J. D. W. Whitall.
" " George Q. White.
Cashier Edwin H. Keen.
Book Keeper, James V. Dexter.
Ordnance Dept Edward Wilcox.
1st Asst., Isaac Gannot.
W. H. Wiswell, Book-keeper.

Roll of Company B, 7th Regiment Illinois Volunteers.
Capt. John Tillson,
1st Lieut, J. G. Rowland,
2nd " John Wood, jr.,
1st Serg't. Geo. A. Dills,
2nd " J. D. Carmody,
3rd " C. F. Bacon,
4th " S. E. Fuller.

J. H. Allen,
H. Asburg,
J. P. Alexander,
C. Atwood,
G. Bader,
J. M. Barrow,
S. H. Bradley,
H. Brown,
H. Bittleston,
J. T. Boyle,
G. A. Burlingame,
J. W. Caldwell,
J. H. Callahan,
L. D. Carlin,
R. Cook,
J. C. Dekrieger,
P. W. Dekrieger,
J. Divelbliss,
D. Dustin,
E. Folts,
L. Gross,
C. A. Harris,
H. Hayes,
J. B. Hawkes,
H. Hasenwinkle,
D. Hoover,
S. Hoover,
N. Howland,
C. Howard,
R. P. Huntley,
C. H. Jackson,
J. C. Keetzle,
A. Mehler,
F. M'Carty,
Wm. M'Nulty,
B. S. Morris,
T. J. Mullins,
J. C. Miller,
G. Nter,
A. L. Newcomer,
G. W. Pool,
A. S. Prosser,
R. N. Pierson,
A. M. Ranson,
W. H. Rousey,
M. Rider,
H. Roscamp,
G. L. Roland,
J. M. Ryan,
F. Schaub,
J. Shukraft,
A. B. Slack,
Wm Shipley,
Wm Smith,
F. Schaller,
P. Tullman,
L. E. Weirick,
N. Wyekoff,
G. Wildenhaumer,
P. Wilman,
A. M. Wayne,
J. Wuest,
E. Rockenfield,
A. Kinneman,

J. L. Bowers,
H. T. Prentiss.

A Flag for the Quincy Boys.

The ladies of Quincy are engaged in the preparation of a fine flag for the Quincy volunteers now here, and will forward it in a day or two. We hear it intimated that a well known, very talented and estimable young lady of that city will make the presentation. We hope this is true, for nothing could make the Quincy boys more enthusiastic, give them more heart-felt pleasure, or more amply convince them that they are missed at home, than the presence in the camp of one of the "gals" they left behind them.

We can say to the ladies of Quincy that the beautiful evidence of remembrance and affection they propose will be as worthily bestowed as it will be gratefully received.


NO REGISTER TO-MORROW. — To avoid Sunday labor we shall issue no Register to-morrow. The next number, therefore, will appear Tuesday morning.

CORRECTIONS REQUIRED. — Will some one who is capable of doing so give us such information as will enable us to correct and perfect our list of officers? — We are satisfied of its imperfections, and desire to have it right.

The Union Men and Secessionists at Loggerheads.

Vague and very unsatisfactory reports of a very bloody fight in St. Louis Friday evening, were in circulation yesterday. The most plausible version of the matter we could gather was that the Missouri Legislature had on Thursday, passed the ordinance of secession in secret session. This aroused the Union men (who are undoubtedly in the assendency in the State) to the highest pitch of excitement, and "action" became the word throughout the city. A large force at once repaired the Camp Jackson, occupied by above six hundred secessionists, and surrounding the camp, demanded its prompt and unconditional surrender. — The demand was reluctantly but prudently obeyed, and the secessionists, unarmed. While engaged in this "labor of love" a march a secession mob, several hundred strong, assembled and with pistols, knives, bludgeons and stones, assailed the Union men most furiously. At last, yielding to an imperitive necessity, the troops fired upon the mob, killing eleven persons, and seriously wounding many others.

The most intense excitement ensued, and no one could certainly forsee but what the occurrence would embroil the whole city in one of the bloodiest fights of modern times.

We can give no further details, and will not vouch for the entire reliability of those we do give.

The Ottawa artillerists, with one gun, are stationed about two miles above the point on the Mississippi. They occupy a very commanding position, and are said to be the men for the place.

Bird's Point (Mo.,) to be Looked After.

As Bird's Point, Missouri, the terminus of the Cairo and Fulton railroad, is the only practical site for the establishment of batteries which at all times may command any portion of Cairo, it is the purpose of the authorities here, we understand, to plant the heavy ordnance, when it arrives, in such position at the junction of our levees, as to effectually prevent the occupation of that point by hostile forces. The heavy guns already ordered to this place from Pittsburg, will be increased by a number from Indiana.

If necessary we have no doubt that both Bird's Point and the Kentucky shore opposite Cairo, will be occupied by Federal forces. As such a movement, however, during the present excited state of the public mind, would be considered "invasion," it will doubtless be deferred until that necessity becomes of a very pressing character.

A New Sensation!

Information reached here yesterday evening that 23,400 Kentucky and Tennessee troops, with twenty-eight pieces of artillery, including two columbiads, would take possession of the Kentucky shore opposite Cairo next Tuesday, and fortify it.

This is on a par with the story of the Southerner who declared that 300,000 privateers were ready to take letters of marque under Jeff. Davis' government.

Tennessee and Kentucky cannot, at this time, command that number of troops; and if they could they would not be suffered to repeat the Sumter trick — to plant batteries under our very noses for the purpose of "slathering" us.

Capt. John Tillson's Company.

We give the names of the officers and privates of this company this morning, kindly forwarded to us by one of the officers.

This makes the fifth company of the 7th regiment published in the Register; and as we desire to get into another regiment soon, we will ask the Orderlies of the remaining five companies to send in copies of their rolls at once, that we may publish half or all of the at one issue, as we may elect.

Col. Sloo Surveyor of the Port of Cairo.

COL. SLOO, an old resident of Southern Illinois, and a pioneer in Republicanism, has been appointed Surveyor of the Port of Cairo. This question, therefore, which has so long been in doubt is finally settled. The appointment is a good one.

Three Thousand Indiana Troops to be sent to Cairo.

The determination of the Government to render Cairo the base of military operations in the Mississippi Valley is now very evident.

A gentleman who arrived here yesterday, from Shelbyville, says that in that quarter of the State it is generally understood that three regiments and among others Col. Dumont's, will be at once ordered to Cairo. He adds that a very large proportion of the forces were soldiers in the Mexican war, and that the entire Indiana militia are well drilled, excellently armed, and generally uniformed.

Indiana is eager for the fray, many of her noble sons remembering the rank injustice, contumely and wrong heaped upon them by Jeff Davis, on the score of their services in Mexico.

Our informant thinks these troops will be moved in this direction in a day or two and arrive sometime during the approaching week.

Camp Smith.

One artillery company, one hundred and fifty strong, with six guns, and one company of infantry, the Lincoln Rifles, are stationed on the Mississippi levee, about three miles above the confluence of the rivers, at a point now designated Camp Smith, in honor of Capt Smith, of the artillery company.

The best of health and spirits prevail among the men, and such of our citizens as have been their guests speak in the highest terms of their hospitality general deportment &c.

We observed the guards stationed about the city, marching off two "slightually tight" individuals to the guard house the other day; and from the small number of intoxicated soldiers we have seen since, we infer that the presence of these guards is infinitely better than all the temperance societies that could be conceived for keeping men from their glasses.

While this arrangement continues our citizens will feel fully as secure as if there were no troops among them.

Yesterday was exceedingly disagreeable, a cool beating rain descending the greater part of the day. The troops were necessarily housed, except the large force of sentinels, who with measured tread, braved storm and mud without a murmur. Soldiers not thus engaged while away the time in their tents at euchre, story telling, etc., utterly oblivious of the disturbed elements.


Special Notices and Advertisements.

Special notices will be published in the Register at the rate of ten cents per line. Advertisements one dollar per square first insertion, and twenty-five cents for each subsequent insertion.

The Register already has a much larger circulation in the city than any sheet ever published here.


The floor of the sutler's quarters to Col. Paine's regiment gave way yesterday under its weight of humanity, precipitating some thirty or forty persons a distance of several feet to the ground. No one hurt. Nothing but a miscellaneous mixture of mankind, pine boards, etc., was the consequence.

A Southern Prophecy.

In less than sixty days Abe Lincoln will be an object of curiosity. With a ball and chain on his leg he will be engaged at his old business — one for which he is so well adapted — of mauling rails on the plantation of some Southern planter — Columbus (Ky.) Cresent.

The Camp Register will be found for sale hereafter at J. P. Maguire & Co's., St. Charles Hotel; W. M. Blelock & Co's., Springfield Block, and by the news boys generally.

Companies forming clubs of 12 or more will receive it at the rate of 20 cents per copy per week.

A private in COL. OBLESBY'S regiment was yesterday offered, it is said, one hundred dollars for his place. The soldier indignantly refused it, asserting that he was stimulated to service by no hope of pecuniary gain, but by an honest, irrepressible desire to serve his country in this remarkable contest.

CAIRO CAMP REGISTER. — Somebody has sent us a copy of the Camp Register, a little sheet about as large as a buckwheat cake, published daily by some ubiquitous Abolition chap at Cairo. — Memphis Argus.

You reverberated, slab-sided pachydermatous "coot," we are not an ubiquitous abolitionists?" See, now, if you can't hit us again in the same place you have just missed us.

The St. Charles Hotel is now feeding and sleeping about two hundred men. The highest number fed during any one day since the arrival of the troops is 850.

The fate of the alledged spy, Sellers, seems to be not yet determined — at least the public have not yet learned it.


Connected with Camp defiance may gain serviceable information by referring to the advertisement, in to-day's Register, from the office of the Army Auditors.

Governor Banks and the War.

The New York Herald of the 5th inst. says: Some of the Washington correspondents of the daily papers have fallen into an error in asserting that ex-Governor Banks has not resigned his lucrative position as managing director of the Central Railroad in Illinois, and tendered his services to the government whenever and wherever they may be used to the best advantage in the present conjucture of affairs. Ex-Governor Banks has resigned the position referred to, and now, we understand, awaits orders from headquarters. He enjoys peculiar qualifications to hold a high military position. He is a man of cool judgment, a good executive officer, of good social standing, affable manners, robust constitution, and intuitive military abilities of no ordinary merit. While Governor of Massachusetts, in 1859, he projected and superintended the great camp of the entire military force of his State at Concord, which resulted in creating an esprit du corps among the militia of Massachusetts which qualified them to be among the first to respond to the President's requisition for troops to defend the city of Washington. In times like the present we want the right men for the right places.

Regulations for Camp Defiance.

Reveille at 5
Breakfast call at 7
Guard mounting at 9 1/2
Dinner call at 12
Company Drills from 1 to 3
Dress Parade at 6
Tattoo at 9
Taps at 10

1. All non-commissioned officers will be within the camp at 8 p. m.

2. No commissioned officer will be allowed to remain out of the camp after Tattoo without the permission of his Battalion Commander.

3. After 8 p.m. no loud singing, no cheering or firing arms will be allowed, — nor any firing or cheering on the Sabbath. The commandant requests that the troops will observe the Sabbath in an orderly and Christian-like manner.

4. Citizens visiting the camp must obtain a written pass from Headquarters.

5. Guards when recognizing staff officers of the line, will pass them in the daylight without the countersign.

The Commandant will hold the various commanders strictly accountable to the observance of the above.

By order of B. M. PRENTISS,

The greatest objection to those who mean will is, that they seldom find time to carry out their intentions.

Communications are invited from the Camp. We have only two restrictions. Correspondents must consult brevity and sedulously avoid anything partaking of personality.

We met in the city yesterday Mr. Edward McMahon, editor of the Metropolis Sentinel. He is raising a company and was here for a conference with the authorities.


Springfield, May 8, 1861.

FROM accounts presented at this office, it appears that officers in the service have been boarding at hotels and furnished with meals in the camps and the government charged for each meal, without any designation of the persons so boarded or furnished. No decision has been made as to the allowance of such accounts, but it is deemed proper to say that officers in the service furnish their own provisions and are paid an equivalent; soldiers are furnished with rations, or receive a per diem in liem therefore. Parties interested should conform as near as practicable to the regulations of the army, in order to secure the approval of accounts.

GEO. JUDD, Secretary.