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The Daily Dispatch: November 25, 1861., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 2 0 Browse Search
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ispatch from Washington says that commissions have been issued to the following named gentlemen under recent appointments: Colonels George W. Culium and Schuyler Hamilton, lately attached to Gen. Scott's staff, to be Brigadier, Generals of volunteers, to report to Gen. Halleck. Captain Jesse L. Reno, of the regular army, Charles C. Huger, George W. Morgan, J. Stahl, and Col. Philip St. George Cook, also to be Brigadier-Generals of volunteers, to report to Gen. McClellan. Wm. Powell Mason, appointed aide-de-camp to Gen. McClellan, with the rank of captain. Capt. A. J. Halleck, appointed an aid to Gen. Halleck, with the rank of captain. James B. McPherson to be Lieut.-Col., to report to Gen. Halleck. The following Assistant Inspectors General have been appointed with the rank of Major: Captains Nelson H. Davis, Roger Jones, John Buford, and Absolom Baird, to report to General McClellan, and Captain James Totton to report to Inspector Gen. Van Rensalaer
The case of Messrs. Slidell and Mason. --The Enquirer, in a long and well considered article in its issue of Saturday, settles, we think, beyond further cavil, the question of right on the part of the Yankee Government to arrest our Commissioners on the deck of a British vessel at sea. The Charleston Mercury, founding its opinion upon a dictum of Lord Stowell, in the case of the Carolina, (6 Rob. Adm. Rep., p. 468,) that a belligerent "may stop the Ambassador of an enemy on his passage,"his own authority. Seward may disavow the act, and apologise to the British Government. Perhaps he will affect to punish Wilkes. But whether the British Government will or will not be satisfied with this apology, without the restoration of Messrs. Mason and Slidell, remains to be seen. Certainly, if that Government considers the act an outrage, complete atonement cannot be made without their restoration; and if the British Ministry be satisfied with such an amende as leaves them where they
Latest Northern News. Washington Intelligence — letters from Federal prisoners at the South--the arrest of Commissioners Slidell and Mason, &c. The regularity with which communication is had between Norfolk and Fortress Monroe, by flags of truce, enables us to present our readers with the latest advices obtained thrthree of their own dead, together with six wounded. From her description of the uniform, two of the latter belonged to the Brooklyn company. The arrest of Messrs. Mason and Slidell. "Ion," the special Washington correspondent of the Baltimore Sun, dated Nov. 19th, says: The arrest of the Confederate envoys on board a iendly disposition towards us on the part of Holland, and produced a rupture between England and that power. It is supposed that the papers of Messrs. Slidell and Mason may exhibit facts showing that their mission was not unexpected, and would be received with favor. If that prove to be so, preparations for the defence of New Yor