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The Daily Dispatch: December 14, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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rs will soon, phœnix-like, arise from their ashes, and overcoming all obstacles, furnish another illustration of their ability to meet the most disheartening reverses with manly fortitude. Incidents. Capt. Steedman Yeadon did yeoman's service at the fire as engineer. He handled the powder with marked success, and in almost every instance where the operation of blowing up houses was performed, the most complete success was the result. In this hazardous work he was assisted by Capt. J. E. Bowers, who was injured, we regret to say, about midnight, and was taken home by his friends. We trust he is but slightly injured. One of the most gratifying incidents of the fire of Wednesday night, was the zeal manifested by our slaves, in their efforts, as firemen and laborers. The entire colored population, male and female, worked most earnestly; and not unfrequently, masters and their slaves could be seen working together in removing the household goods and valuables. We noticed