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From Centreville. Release of Ficklin — our forces prepared to meet McClellan — a Grand visit to General Stuart--a funeral sight — Uniting the Eighth Virginia regiment to the third Brigade, &c. [correspondence of the Daily Dispatch.] Centreville, Nov. 25, 1861. Editors Dispatch:--In a communication sent you from, Charlottesville, I stated a report current there that Mr. S. W. Ficklin had probably been taken prisoner by the enemy. I am happy to inform you that he returned home last Tuesday, after being detained longer than he expected in the enemy's lines. I came to Centreville on Thursday, and here had a ramble in the camps and around the fortifications erected in this vicinity. I have no right to say how many there are, or how strongly the army here is posted. There are soldiers enough, I believe, to whip the Grand Army of Abe Lincoln, and to annihilate it. Let it come whenever General McClellan pleases, and our numbers will report them their full strength. <
The Daily Dispatch: November 29, 1861., [Electronic resource], Interesting reports of battles in Missouri. (search)
Interesting reports of battles in Missouri. Richmond, Va., Nov. 25th, 1861. To Col. J. R. Purvis, Assistant Adjutant General, Missouri State Guard: Colonel — My absence from Missouri on business connected with our State interests prevented my receiving until to-day your report of the 28th ult. During my superintendence under Governor Jackson's authority, of the affairs of our suffering State in its Southeast quarter, nothing has occurred to give me such satisfaction as the perusal of your account of General Thompson's short but brilliant campaign in the Ozark mountains. To have ventured to advance more than a hundred miles from the main body of our forces, pass between the strongly garrisoned fortresses of the enemy at Ironton and Cape Girardeau, distant only a few hours travel, the former by railroad and the latter by the Mississippi river, from St. Louis, and burn an important railroad bridge within fifty miles of that city, swarming with Lincoln troops, would have bee