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The Daily Dispatch: June 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 6, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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Descendants of Gen Greene. --The Commander-in-Chief of the Southern army in the Revolution has now three great- grandsons in the service of the South, two in Virginia and one in Georgia, to which latter State they all belong. Gen. Greene was one of the ablest Generals and true patriots of the times that tried men's souls, and we are rejoiced to see that his gallant and generous blood still flows through worthy channels. Descendants of Gen Greene. --The Commander-in-Chief of the Southern army in the Revolution has now three great- grandsons in the service of the South, two in Virginia and one in Georgia, to which latter State they all belong. Gen. Greene was one of the ablest Generals and true patriots of the times that tried men's souls, and we are rejoiced to see that his gallant and generous blood still flows through worthy channels.
, beside inflicting other injury on us. We came back and literary fought our way through. The rebel army attacked us at every point, and we have fought them for the last three days steadily. Yesterday, the 12th, about 25 miles above here, Gen Greene attacked the gunboats and transports with 2,500 men and three pieces of artillery. We opened on them immediately, secured a cross fire on them, and although the banks were very high, we gained a brilliant victory. In halt an hour their artill and in another half hour they were completely routed. Over 200 were killed outright, 200 or 300 wounded, muskets, knapsacks, &c., lying all around the field, and their own wounded men uncared for. From the latter we learned that we had killed Gen Greene and a number of other officers. The next place at which they attacked us was a bluff, but we soon drove them out of that, and so on all down the river. It was one continual fight, but we brought everything to Crand Ecore safely and with co