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The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1863., [Electronic resource], The cavalry engagement on the Upper Rappahannock. (search)
seven miles below Vicksburg, with steam up, and the rebel flag flying. The account Porter had received from Eliott led him to suppose that the Queen was in such condition that she could not be repaired for some time. "I knew," says Porter. "that Brown could take care of the Webb by himself but I have no idea that he could take care of the Queen and the Webb, both amusing him at the same time. The Indianola is a weak vessel, and the only good thing about her is her battery." He proceeds to say miles below, heavy guns. We knew that the rebels had nothing but light guns there, which could not be heard at any distance; so we thought it was the Indianola engaging the batteries at Carthage, fifteen miles below Vicksburg. Not knowing that Brown was in peril, we let loose our Monitor. It was towed within a couple of miles of the first battery and let go, when it was discovered by the dim light of the moon that Vicksburg was in a stew. Never did her batteries open with such a vim. The e
The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1863., [Electronic resource], Crops — impressments — Military Affairs in the Valley — the severe winter — Court days. (search)
tor from Alabama. Concluding, and Mr. Clay declining to submit a closing argument, the question was called and resulted — ayes 18, noes 6. Mr. Clark, of Mo., submitted reasons why he could not vote for the bill as amended. Concluding the previous question was called by Mr. Semmes, and the ayes and noes being demanded, the bill was passed: Yeas--Messrs Barnwell, Clay, Haynes, Hill, Honter, Maxwell, Michelle Oldham Orr, Peyton, Phalan, Semmes, Wigfall, and Yancey--14; Nays--Messrs Brown, Burnett Caperton, Clark Davis, Henry, Simms, and Sparrow--8. The bill to organize the Supreme Court of the Confederate States reads as follows: Section 1. The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact. That hereafter the Supreme Court of the Confederate States shall consist of a Chief Justice and three Associate Justices, any three of whom shall constitute a quorum and shall hold annually, at the seat of Government, two sessions, the one commencing the first Mond
The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1863., [Electronic resource], The cavalry engagement on the Upper Rappahannock. (search)
Army Colportage --Acknowledgments.--Mis Mila Brown, Rappahannock co, Va; 6; Emily S Prior, L. S. E Phillips, 2.50; a lady, per J. A Moon, 21.25; M Cooper, Culpeper co 5; Rev T W Roberts, Nelson co, 40; Mrs. Samuel Rodd, Hanover co, 10; Mrs Eliza F Noel, Essex co, 10, unknown friend, 10, Mrs Martha Thomas, per Rev W. A Whitescarver 6. 25; Mt. Z on Baptist Church, Essex co, per Rev G F Baghy, 50, Upper King and Queen Baptist Church, King and Queen. do, 12093, Ephasus Baptist Church, Essex. Queen, 100; Rappahannock (Reformery) Church, 50, 32; Rermitage Baptist Church, Middlesex. 50, 144.94 Clark's a Co. Baptist Church, Middlesex 50 130.10; Globe Landing Baptist Church Middlesex, 50, 73.90, Olivet Baptist Church, King and Queen Middlesex, 46.50, Exl Baptist Church, King, and Queen, 16; friends to the cause, Exel 34.75; friends in Helton and Montgomery, Ala, per Rev Andrew Broaddus, 1.452.90; Mrs Dr Fountaine Hanover, Per Prof Dobusy, 2; Capt J. P Wood, Accomac co 21; Leigh Street