Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Missouri” in article 8 of The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
... added to their audacity and insolence.
Encouraged by apparent success, they have augmented their forces and enhanced the necessity for vigilance and power at Washington, in Western Virginia and in Missouri ."
This is one of the best joke of the season.--One could hardly imagine it possible that a swineherd could display so lively a wit. But we see that he is also tragic.
In the same proclamation...
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