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Casualties. The following casualties occurred in the Twenty-second Virginia battalion on the 30th of September and the 1st of October: Company A, Captain John F, Tompkins commanding.--Wounded: Corporal C. D. Jackson, slightly in knee; private S. A. Fore, fight hand Company B, Captain W. C. Win commanding.--Wounded: Privates G. N. Ralls, right shoulder; M. H. Bowen, in foot; J. A. Waddel, in right arm and breast; G. B. Clarke, flesh wound in left arm.--Missing--Sergeant J. R. Williamson. Company D, Lieutenant Thomas Hatcher commanding.--Wounded: Sergeant D. D. Hightower, in right shoulder. Company E, Lieutenant R. A. Ward commanding. Wounded: Sergeant D. Eudaily, in left shoulder. Company H, Lieutenant J. M. Kent commanding.--Killed: Privates W. L. Webband L. C. Webb. Wounde: Corporal W. R. Glenn, flesh wound in arm; Private M. L. Holland, flesh wound in thigh. Company G, Sergeant R. H. James commanding. Killed: Corporal W. B. Robinson. Wounded: Private
The Daily Dispatch: December 21, 1864., [Electronic resource], The War news. (search)
The Washington Chronicle of Sunday, received yesterday afternoon, contains the following official bulletin: War Department, December 17, 10 P. M. Major-General John A. New York Dispatches have been received to-day from General Foster, who had a personal interview on the morning of Wednesday, the 14th instant, with General Sherman, at For which had been taken by assault on the preceding day. Savannah was closely designed, and its capture, with the rebel forces there, was confidently expected. It was to be summoned in two days, and if not surrendered. Sherman would open his batteries upon it. General Foster reports that Sherman's army "is in splendid condition, having lived on its march on the turkeys, chickens, sweet potatoes, and other good things of the richest part of Georgia." The march was feebly resisted. Nothing has been heard from General Thomas today. Unofficial dispatches state that the provost- marshal at Nashville reports five thousand prisoners
A shower of gravel. --Mr. John F Clodfeller has handed us a specimen of gravel, of which there was a considerable shower fell from a cloud on the plantation of William Knox, Esq., in Iredell county, in October last. It is a fragile, grey-colored stone, with large proportion of silex. --Salisbury (North Carolina) Watchman.
Hon. John P. Stockton (Democrat), son of Commodore Stockton, was elected by the New Jersey Legislature to the United States Senate. Hon. John C. Ten Eyck (Union) retires by reason of expiration of term. Stockton received forty votes; Ten Eyck, twenty-seven; scattering, four. The Hon. Fernando Wood and family will leave for Europe, in the steamer City of London, on the 1st proximo.--Mr. Wood proposes to make the tour of the Continent, and will be absent about six months. The New Orleans papers of the 1st instant had a startling report from head quarters at Baton Rouge that Richmond had been evacuated. In one of the courts at New Orleans, confiscation proceedings have been taken against certain city lots owned by Judah P. Benjamin and General Wirt Adams. The Legislature of Kentucky have passed a resolution asking General Palmer to restore the privilege of a free press to the people of that State. Colonel Jesse, who has been so successful as a Confederat
Good Indication. --The pastor of one of the Petersburg churches informed his congregation last Sunday that he had obtained in the Northern States three thousand five hundred dollars to apply to the rebuilding of his church; which was destroyed by fire last spring. This indicates a good spirit among the contributors. The contract for repairs has been awarded to Messrs. John & George Gibson, of Richmond.