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The Daily Dispatch: August 30, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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d were always in front of their men, cheering them on-- Woodruff and Reid managed their batteries with great ability, and did much execution — For those officers and men who were particularly conspicuous, I will refer the Department to the reports of the different commanders. To my personal staff I am much indebted for the coolness and rapidity with which they carried orders about the field, and would call particular attention to my volunteer side, Captain Bledsoe,Messrs. Armstrong, Beat Johnston, (whose horse was killed under him,) Hamilton Pike and Major King. To Major Montgomery, Quartermaster, I am also indebted for much service as an aid during the battle, and was of much use to me.-- To Col McIntosh, at one time at the head of his regiment, and at other times in his capacity of Adjutant General, I cannot give too much praise; wherever the ball flew thickest he was gallantly leading different regiments into action, and his presence gave confidence everywhere. I have the ho
The Daily Dispatch: August 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], Mr. Russell's second letter on the Manassas rout — an editorial from the London Times. (search)
ening back to their respective districts, to be received with the loudest plaudits of their friends. The 14th Ohio, on returning to Toledo, "experienced a very cordial reception." It was mentioned that, after a few weeks' furlough they would be ready to enlist — those few weeks, for all that they know, being destined to decide the fate of the Union forever. But the most extraordinary case is that of General Patterson's army. The General, according to his own account, was in front of General Johnston, who had 40,000 men. "My force is less than 20,000 Nineteen regiments, whose term of service was up, or would be within a week, all refused to stay an hour over their time, with the exception of four. Five regiments have gone home, two more go to-day, and three more to-morrow. To avoid being cut off with the remainder, I fell back and occupied this place."--This is, we think, one of the most astounding incidents in the history of war. It entirely agrees with the statement given by our
will be allowed to walk. The whole is surrounded by a high brick wall, which will at once prevent their escape, and secure them from the impertinent observation of the curious. The three ladies already arrested are confined here, and it is understood that they will have the society of three more before to-night. The female members of the family of Mayor Barrett and Mr. Phillips are all under strict surveillance, military guards being stationed in both houses. The arrest of Young Johnston. It was stated yesterday that Wm. L. Johnston, said to be a nephew of Gen. Johnston, of the Confederate army, was arrested in Philadelphia on Sunday night, as he was about leaving for Louisville. The Bulletin adds further: "A number of letters directed to prominent people in the South, and a map of the seat of war in Virginia, were found. He is a grandson of Mrs. Henry D. Gilpin, of this city. Upon the breaking out of the war he received a Lieutenant's commission in the Confede