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vate in Company G, Thirteenth Indiana, wounded.--Louisville Journal, November 9. The Tenth Legion N. Y. S. V., under the command of Colonel C. H. Van Wyck, left Newburgh for the seat of war.--The Forty-first regiment of Ohio Volunteers, under the command of Colonel William B. Hazen, left Camp Wood, at Cleveland, for the seat of war in Kentucky.--N. Y. Herald, November 7. Gens. Grant and McClernand, of the United States forces, left Cairo for Belmont, a rebel post opposite Columbus, Ky., on the Mississippi, with the Twenty-second Illinois regiment, Colonel Dougherty; the Twenty-seventh Illinois regiment, Colonel Buford; the Thirtieth Illinois regiment, Colonel Fouke; the Thirty-first Illinois regiment, Colonel Logan; the Seventh Iowa regiment, Colonel Lamon; Taylor's Chicago Artillery, and Dollen's and Delano's Cavalry, in all three thousand five hundred men, on the steamers Alex. Scott, Chancellor, Memphis, and Keystone State, accompanied by the gunboats Lexington and Tyler.
An expedition under Generals Grant and McClernand, about five thousand strong, left Cairo, Ill., and started down the Mississippi River this afternoon. They went on the following boats: City of Memphis, Belle Memphis, Emerald with one barge, Fanny Bullitt, W. H. Brown, Alps with two barges, Keystone with two barges, Aleck Scott; and were from the Tenth Illinois regiment, Colonel Morgan; Twenty-seventh Illinois, Colonel Buford; Twenty-ninth Illinois, Colonel Reorden; Thirtieth Illinois, Colonel Fouke; Thirty-first Illinois, Colonel Logan; Forty-eighth Illinois, Colonel Kaynie; Eighteenth Illinois, Colonel Lawler; Fourth Illinois Cavalry, Colonel Dickey; and Captain Swartz's Artillery, four guns. They took five days cooked rations, about ninety wagons and four hundred mules, together with ambulances, tents, etc. They were landed on the Kentucky shore, eight miles below Cairo, near the mouth of Mayfield creek, and opposite Norfolk, Mo. Two gunboats — the Essex and St. Louis, accompa
o provide that when forage in kind could not be furnished, officers should be entitled to commute. Mr. Blair moved to amend the amendment, so as to allow officers assigned to duty requiring them to be mounted, to receive the pay and emoluments of cavalry officers of the same rank. The amendment to the amendment was agreed to, and the amendment adopted. The fourth amendment to the bill proposed to strike out the sixth section, abolishing regimental bands. Mr. McPherson, of Pennsylvania, Mr. Fouke, of Illinois, and Mr. Edwards, of New-Hampshire, opposed the amendment, and it was rejected. The fifth amendment proposed to strike out in the seventh section the word brigade, and insert regimental, so that a regiment, instead of a brigade, should have sixteen musicians; but it was disagreed to. The seventh amendment to strike out the ninth section, deducting ten per cent from the pay of Government officers during the rebellion, was agreed to. The eighth amendment, requiring chaplains
for several days more, should they be necessary. You may take a limited number of tents, and at Charleston press wagons to carry them to the main column. There you will find sufficient transportation to release the pressed wagons. U. S. Grant, Brigadier-General. On the evening of the sixth I left this place in steamers, with McClernand's brigade, consisting of: Twenty-seventh regiment Illinois volunteers, Colonel N. B. Buford; Thirtieth regiment Illinois volunteers, Colonel Phillip B: Fouke; Thirty-first regiment Illinois volunteers, Colonel John A. Logan; Dollins' company independent Illinois cavalry, Captain J. J. Dollins; Delano's company Adams county (Illinois) cavalry, Lieutenant J. R. Cattlin ; Dougherty's brigade, consisting of: Twenty-second regiment Illinois volunteers, Lieutenant-Colonel H. E. Hart; Seventh regiment Iowa volunteers, Colonel J. G. Lauman; amounting to three thousand one hundred and fourteen men of all arms, to make the demonstration against Columbus.
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and found several around him, but they offered only a feeble resistance; we brought our guns down to his head repeatedly,--myself and another person,--for the purpose of shooting him in the room. There was a young lady there, the sister of Mr. Fouke, the hotel keeper, who sat in this man's lap, covered his face with her arms, and shielded him with her person whenever we brought our guns to bear; she said to us, For God's sake, wait and let the law take its course; my associate shouted to kd would be less dense, to shoot him; after a moment's thought, it occurred to me that that was not the proper place to kill him; we then proposed to take him out and hang him; some portion of our band then opened a way to him, and first pushing Miss Fouke aside, we slung him out of doors; I gave him a push, and many others did the same; we then shoved him along the platform and down to the trestle work of the bridge; he begged for his life all the time, very piteously at first. By-the-by, bef
estriction all questions looking to a peaceable settlement of our national difficulties. Objections were raised by Messrs. Washburne, Lovejoy, and several other Republican members. Ex-Governor Wickliffe, of Kentucky, then moved, in the name of his constituents, of his country, and of his God, to lay the resolutions on the table, and on this motion called the ayes and noes, which resulted in its rejection — ayes 52, noes 102 The amendment of Mr. Hickman was then adopted. Mr. Fouke, of Indiana. offered a lengthy series of resolutions, declaring that in a crisis like the present it was the duty of all to strengthen the hands of the Government; that all partisan influences should be ignored, and that in the appointment of all public officers the only questions should be, "Is he honest, is he faithful?" [Suppressed laughter on the floor] That the Federal Government would promote the cause of the nation by extending to our deluded brethren of the South the olive branch
two days rations.--The Thirtieth regiment, Colonel Fouke, and Thirty-first, Col. Logan, embarked onth lowa, 22d and 27th Illinois on the right, Col. Fouke in the centre, and the 31st, Col. Logan, on lowa, wounding three and killing a private. Col. Fouke received an order to charge, and he did it, At this time Generals Grant and McClernand. Col. Fouke, and Capts. McCook, and Dresser, had their hstantly killed while receiving an order from Col. Fouke, his last words, "Colonel, I am killed," and died instantly, being shot in the head. Lieut. Fouke, seeing him fall, rushed to him, but could nocannon and lost one. The 13th regiment, Col. Fouke, suffered most severely. It led the entire red us to fight our way through. Logan's and Fouke's regiments took the lead. There was a severeWe captured two prisoners. At 2 o'clock Col. Fouke detailed company F as a scouting party. The off our retreat to the boat. Cols. Logan and Fouke fought their way out, the balance coming after[1 more...]
ry were instructed to prepare a law to prevent the aiders and abetters of treason from bringing suits for the collection of debts in the United States Courts. Mr. Wilkinson, of Minnesota, offered a preamble and resolution for the expulsion of Senator Bright, of Indiana. Mr. Bright made a brief speech, denying the truth of the charges brought against him, and the subject was referred to the Judiciary Committee. In the house, the difficulty between Messrs. Conway, of Kansas, and Fouke, of Illinois, commenced on Thursday last, in reference to the battle of Belmont, was renewed, and terminated in a direct quarrel, which is likely to lead to a duel. A bill was passed which strikes from the pension roll the names of all persons who have taken up arms against the Government, or in any manner aided the rebellion. Mr. Granger, of Michigan, introduced a bill requiring that all principals, agents, or attorneys, in cases brought before any Department, or any Federal Court