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The Daily Dispatch: January 15, 1861., [Electronic resource] 14 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
ich he has demonstrated notable ability. Not long after the close of the war he assisted in organizing the Congaree Mounted Rifles, of which he served four years as second lieutenant. L. T. H. Daniel L. T. H. Daniel was born in Laurens county, S. C., July 1, 1841, the son of James W. Daniel, a native of Laurens county, who during the civil war was in the State service guarding prisoners at Florence, and who is now a resident of Abbeville. His wife, the mother of this subject, was Eliza Anderson, of Laurens county, the daughter of Thomas Anderson. Mr. Daniel was reared and received his education in Laurens county, was engaged in teaching when the war began, and on that account was exempt. However, in December, 1864, he joined the Fourth regiment, South Carolina State troops, under Capt. George F. Anderson, and served until the close of the war on the South Carolina coast. He took part in the battles at Pocotaligo and White Point and was in the retreat with Johnston's army as
y lowered, and the men conveyed to Fort Sumter as rapidly as possible. It is hoped, also, that by bringing the provisions up, much of them may be conveyed to Major Anderson. We have six boats, capable of holding ninety men. They have all been overhauled since we left New York, and are in perfect order. Arrangements have been mactly in front, will bring her heavy guns to bear and will drive their deadly missiles into our bow, while the cutter will open on our right. Why does not Major Anderson open fire upon that battery and save us? We look in vain for help; the American flag flies from Fort Sumter, and the American flag at our how and stern is fithe vessel aground near Sumter and taking to the boats. Is it possible that Fort Sumter has been taken by the South Carolinians? If it has not, why does not Major Anderson show that he will protect us, or at least recognize us in some way? To go within the range of the guns of Fort Moultrie is to expose vessel, men and stores t
Punished. --A negro named Matt, the property of Eliza Anderson, received thirty-nine stripes yesterday, by the Mayor's order, for threatening to kill F. A. Kuper, a white man.
nniversary Orator came off in the Jefferson Literary Society last night, and resulted in the choice of Wm. G. Temple, Esq., son of Ex-Governor Temple, of Delaware. Mr. Temple is a gentleman of no ordinary talent, and will represent the Society with credit. Those of our friends who will be with us on the 13th of April, may expect a treat, and we confidently assure them they will not be disappointed. The two Literary Societies have invited Mr. Paul Brown, a distinguished lawyer of Philadelphia, to deliver the annual address before them on the 4th of July next, and he has accepted. Gen. Scott was burnt last night in effigy, by the students, amid repeated cheers for Toombs and the seceding States, and groans for Major Anderson. A card was placed over the effigy, on which was written-- "Winfield Scott.would-beDictator and Despot." When the effigy was fully consumed, the students retired without manifesting their excitement by rioting — be it said to their credit. Alpha.
From South Carolina. Charleston, Jan. 14. --It is believed by many that Major Anderson shot two mutineers at Fort Sumter last week. It is rumored that several more are in chains. It is also said that one escaped to Charleston and was returned by the authorities. Upon inquiry, it is proved that there is no truth in any of these reports. A resolution has passed the Legislature unanimously that any attempt by the Federal Government to reinforce Fort Sumter will be considered as anto keep up a constant communication between these points, as a protection against sudden attacks by lawless bands. [second Dispatch.] Charleston, Jan. 14. --Gov. Pickens sent an aid to Fort Sumter at 4 o'clock, with dispatches for Maj. Anderson, supposed to be in relation to matters occupying the attention of the Department at Washington. Nothing has transpired since. The people are quiet. The work of defence goes bravely on. A bill providing for the punishment of wh