“All this week the City intensely excited–waves of revolution tempestuous.” [Lindsley] Col. Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the U.S. Army. The Virginia militia seizes the Norfolk Navy Yard. Three Pennsylvania soldiers are killed in Baltimore when pro-secession rioters attack them. [NYT, p. 1] By Presidential order, troops will no longer move through Baltimore.


Skirmishes at Boiling Springs.

Skirmishes at Waterhouse’s Mill and on the Duck River.