The Marching of the Seventh Regiment.
News from Baltimore.
Haney�s office, he out. All New York alive with
flags; they decorate even the street-stalls and
the heads of the horses. Looked into the Arms
store; Lindsay at Newhaven; his partner Merwyn
apparently nervous, with U. S. flags on the counter.
Returning to Bleecker Street. Out after dinner,
met Cahill. A great crowd to witness the de-
parture of New York�s crack regiment; when they
appeared a tremendous ovation in the way of cheers
and waving of handkerchiefs. My companion
recognized Berger, but we could not see Phillips
or Kettle, or O�Brien. The Seventh looked earnest
enough and did not march so well as usual. Such
a God-speed as they got might make a coward
�rush to death as to a dance,� hugging darkness
as a bride. This afternoons news of a riot
in Baltimore, in which a Massachusetts regi-
ment has been attacked by the mob with paving-
stones and bullets; has fired in response and
both sustained and inflicted loss of life � this
news, flashed over the telegraph-wires, added
to the interest of the scene. When the men
had passed down the tumultuous street, Cahill,
Billington (who had joined us) and I went first
to a newsvender for a �Post,� then to a Volun-
teer recruiting station, opposite Maillard�s.