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The Daily Dispatch: December 8, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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ust into the touch-holes. The Norfolk Railroad brought the pieces as far as Petersburg, and it was deemed best to continue them in the same cars up to the Junction on the South-Side Road, as it would have been hazardous to have attempted to convey them across the bridge spanning the Appomattox at Petersburg. The same train brought back the guns sent down from Richmond last Sunday morning there being enough at the Navy-Yard for defences in that neighborhood and elsewhere. The State steamer Empire, Lieut. J. F. Milligan commanding, arrived in this port yesterday, having in tow the barge "Superior," loaded with ordnance and ordnance stores — viz: six large Paixhan shell guns, 200 rounds of shell for each gun, 12 tanks powder, fuses, matches, &c. The force in charge consisted of Lieut. Milligan, Capt. Wm. Parrish, Capt. James Hopkins, Robt. Leorto, and J. Grandison Baker; (volunteers,) and detachments from the United Artillery Company and Old Dominion State Guards, of Norfolk.
The Daily Dispatch: December 8, 1862., [Electronic resource], The Times special in Richmond--first letter. (search)
ough she were governed by a Nero, and have escaped from German penury and conscriptions. Whatever may have been the truth last winter, it is not pretended now that the Northern armies are not mainly composed of men of foreign birth !--Where are the native Americans of weight and influence serving in the Northern armies? Why does not Wendell Phillips take the field? Men older than he are serving by dozens in the Southern ranks. Where is Charles Sumner's musket?--The Senate could spare Senator Baker, in no wise Mr. Sumner's inferior in intellect, and it were a noble answer to the South, which sneers at non-duellists for want of courage, to show how one of that class can comport himself upon the perilous edge of battle. It is but probable that with unopposed command of the sea and the great rivers during their autumn floods, the South may lose thousands more of her sons, in addition to that great sea of blood which has already been cheerfully poured out in her defence. But let her
n in Campbell county; J. J. Barker, Co. E, 2d Tenn. (Yankee) regiment, taken in Claiborne county, and T. McCoy, Co. G, 2d Tenn. (Yankee) regiment, taken in Morgan county, charged with bridge-burning, were brought to Richmond and committed to Castle Thunder for trial. Also, the following, for engine stealing, in the places named, viz: W. Benzinger, 21st Ohio, Claiborne county, Tenn; J. Parrott, 33d Ohio, Wm, Pittinger, 2d Ohio, R. Buffman, 21st Ohio, R. H. Mason, do., Wm. Reddick, 33d Ohio, near Chattanooga; and the following disloyal citizens of East Tennessee, viz: John Walls, H. Miller, J. W. Green, R. White, J. W. Barlow; and J. B. Tompkins, Jno. Collins, and Barney Dooley, Rogers's Cavalry, were put in for drunkenness. Stephen C. Guy Co. A. 9th Va. Cavalry, was sent to the Castle by Capt. Turner, for punishment. J. Grandison Baker, Co. A, 6th Va., was arrested and put in the Castle by officer Caphart, by direction of a telegraphic dispatch from the Provost Marshal of Staunton.