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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 7 1 Browse Search
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d on the common by Gen. Butler previous to embarking. They were splendidly armed and equipped.--National Intelligencer, November 21. Letters from Upper Arkansas relate the imposition practised by Albert Pike upon the Camanche Indians, and the conclusion of a treaty between these Indians and the Confederate States.--(Doc. 174.) The Sixty-ninth New York State Volunteers, a new regiment recruited mainly from the old Sixty-ninth New York State Militia, left New York for the seat of war. Previous to its departure, the regiment was presented with a stand of colors at the residence of Archbishop Hughes. Speeches were made by Father Starrs, V. G., Judge Daly, and Col. Meagher.--(Doc. 175.) One hundred and fifty rebels were captured by a company of Union cavalry near Warrenburgh, Mo. Jeff. Thompson with two hundred men boarded the steamer Platte City at Price's Landing in Missouri, ransacked her in search of papers, and took off two men whom he hung as spies.--(Doc. 176.)
n by such employment a soldier might be saved to the ranks of the army, as teamsters, cooks, hospital attendants, and nurses. Bayou Sara, La., was this day taken possession of by the National forces. They seized all the sugar and molasses in the place, and quartered a garrison there. A fight took place in the vicinity of Independence, Mo., between a body of Union troops under the command of Colonel Buell, Seventh Missouri cavalry, and a superior force of rebel guerrillas under Colonel Hughes, resulting in the defeat of the Unionists and the capture of the town by the rebels.--(Doc. 178.) A party of Jeff. Thompson's rebel cavalry surprised a company of the Third Wisconsin regiment, at a point eleven miles east of Helena, Ark., but were compelled to retire after a short but destructive battle. Several rebels were captured.--Memphis Bulletin, August 14. A detachment of the Eleventh Illinois cavalry, sent from Bolivar, Tenn., attacked some guerrillas at Salisbury, fi
August 17. The office of the Constitutional Gazetteer, a newspaper published at Marysville, Kansas, was demolished this morning at an early hour by a party of National soldiers belonging to the company of Captain Bowen.--The One Hundred and Twenty-ninth regiment of Pennsylvania volunteers arrived at Washington, D. C. At New York, Archbishop Hughes delivered a most important and patriotic sermon in St. Patrick's Cathedral. After reciting his course of action in Europe, he called upon the whole North to come out in its strength, for volunteering to continue and for a draft to be made. He said that if three hundred thousand men were not enough, to call out another three hundred thousand. The people should insist on being drafted, and so bring this unnatural strife to a close by strength of might alone.
March 27. Colonel John M. Hughes, commanding the Twenty-fifth Tennessee rebel regiment, made application to Colonel Stokes, in command of the National forces at Sparta, Tenn., for the purpose of taking the oath of allegiance to the United States, and surrendering his command.