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Jefferson Barracks, amounting in all to about 420 men. April 8th.-In obedience to the above-mentioned order, General Atkinson set off for the Upper Mississippi, with six companies of the Sixth Infantry (220 men), which were embarked at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, in the steamboats Enterprise and Chieftain. April 10th.-Arrived at the rapids of the Des Moines about 2 P. M. Here the commanding officer was informed that the British band of Indians, under Mucatah-mich-i-ca-Kaik Spelled, by McKenny and Hall, Ma-ka-tai-she-klakiak. ( Indian tribes, vol. II.)(Black Hawk), had crossed the Mississippi to the east bank, near the mouth of the Lower Iowa River. This band consisted of four or five hundred well-appointed horsemen, besides men and boys, employed in transporting the canoes, capable of bearing arms, making an active and efficient force of between five and six hundred: the whole-men, women, and children-amounting to above two thousand souls. The ultimate intentions of Black Haw
figured bodies presented. One lived for several moments, but died as we were lifting him into an ambulance. The men who were manning the gun at the time of the accident were as follows: Gough, first sponger and loader, killed; Flanagan, first sponger, killed; M. Kennedy, first shotman; Haney, first assistant sponger; Gorman, first train tackle man; Cunningham, first train tackle-man; Acaney, second train tackle-man; Thomas Gallaway, first handspike man; John Farrell, second handspike man; McKenny, powder-man; Cook, First Captain; Griffin, Second Captain; Captain McGrath, who stood by directing the fire, was thrown to the ground, and at first supposed to be killed. He soon recovered. While several members of company K, First Maryland, were taking breakfast, after the first repulse of the enemy, five different balls struck the table. W. Henior, of the One Hundred and Twenty-sixth New-York, had his hat shot off; Gordon Williams, of the Thirty-second Ohio, had his right lock of hai
figured bodies presented. One lived for several moments, but died as we were lifting him into an ambulance. The men who were manning the gun at the time of the accident were as follows: Gough, first sponger and loader, killed; Flanagan, first sponger, killed; M. Kennedy, first shotman; Haney, first assistant sponger; Gorman, first train tackle man; Cunningham, first train tackle-man; Acaney, second train tackle-man; Thomas Gallaway, first handspike man; John Farrell, second handspike man; McKenny, powder-man; Cook, First Captain; Griffin, Second Captain; Captain McGrath, who stood by directing the fire, was thrown to the ground, and at first supposed to be killed. He soon recovered. While several members of company K, First Maryland, were taking breakfast, after the first repulse of the enemy, five different balls struck the table. W. Henior, of the One Hundred and Twenty-sixth New-York, had his hat shot off; Gordon Williams, of the Thirty-second Ohio, had his right lock of hai
orporating the Hughes Creek Oil and Coal Company; by the same, of reporting a bill incorporating the Fayette Oil and Coal Company; by Mr. Gatewood, petition of Fanny Mathews, for leave to enslave herself and child to Gabriel Jordan, of Page county; by Mr. Nash, of amending the 47th section of chapter 58 of the Code of Virginia; by Mr. Douglass, of compensating John Critcher for services in prosecuting one Samuel Hubbard, charged with murder, in the Circuit Court of Westmoreland county; by Mr. McKenny, of reporting a bill providing for the payment of 2 1-2 per centum upon the invoice value of all goods imported by steamers from Europe to any port of Virginia; by Mr. Dickinson, of Grayson, of reporting House bill No. 456, for making railroad companies liable for damages in certain cases; by Mr. Isbell, of amending the 20th section of chapter 26 of the Code so as to authorize volunteer companies in contiguous counties to form themselves into regiments, as now provided by said 20th sectio
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nstrance.--Mr. Brannon presented the remonstrance of sundry citizens of Randolph county, against changing the Eastern terminus of the Sclavin's Cabin and Summersville Turnpike. Memorial.--Mr. H. W. Thomas presented a memorial of the pilots upon the Potomac river, asking an increase in the rates of pilotage. On motion of Mr. McKenney, it was Resolved, That a special committee be appointed to inquire into the expediency of reporting bill 224 of last session. Committee--Messrs. McKenny, Carraway and Urquhart. On motion of Mr. Hubbard, it was Resolved, To inquire into the expediency of repealing so much of section 43 of chapter 26 of the Code of Virginia as exempts officers and privates of volunteer companies from services on juries. Bill Rejected.--The bill for the relief of Philip D. Lipscomb, Clerk of Prince William county, was rejected. Resolutions from Michigan.--A communication was received from the Executive, transmitting a copy of joint reso
Fine Regiment. --The Fifth Regiment of North Carolina Volunteers arrived in Richmond yesterday morning via the Petersburg Railroad. The Regiment is composed of the choicest material. It comprises twelve companies, embracing an aggregate of eleven hundred and fifty men. The regimental officers are Col. McKenny, Lieut. Col. Ibrie, and Maj. Green, all good and experienced officers. Immediately on the arrival of the Regiment, they went into camp in the vicinity of the York River Railroad Depot, and being under marching orders left in the afternoon. The men of this Regiment have no reason to complain of the manner in which they are armed and equipped. They are capable of meeting the enemy with any weapon with which he may see fit to advance. Their muskets are of the latest and most approved description of that weapon.
campment last month, has reassembled in our city and is now proceeding with the various subjects proper for its action. The following is a list of the officers composing the court: Col. Chambliss, 41st regiment Virginia volunteers; Lieut. Col. Cantwell, 2d regiment North Carolina volunteers; Major Lunday, 6th regiment Virginia volunteers; Major Brockett, 12th regiment Virginia volunteers; Major Forsyth, 3d regiment Alabama volunteers; Captain Bonham, 3d regiment Alabama volunteers; Capt. McKenny, 6th regiment Virginia volunteers; Capt. Nash, 41st regiment Virginia volunteers; Capt. Lyons, 12th regiment Virginia volunteers. Judge Advocate. The ticket of Presidential electors which has been suggested by the editorial corps of Richmond contains the name of Cincinnatus W. Newton, Esq., of this city, as the candidate for this (second) district. Mr. Newton is a son of the venerable Thomas Newton, deceased, who in times gone by represented our people for so many years in the United
ditor's Office.--Messrs. Marshall, Wiley, and Pate. On the Register's Office.--Messrs. Taliaferro, Massie, and Bruce. On the Treasurer's Office.--Messrs. Pennybacker, Spitler, and Branch. On the Bonds of Public Officers.--Messrs. Newman, Caraway, and Christian of Middlesex. On Public Printing.--Messrs. Newton, Hart, and Pate. On Enrolled Bills.--Messrs. Thomas of Henry, Logan, Pennybacker, Thompson, and Massie. On Clerk's Office.--Messrs. Early, Taliaferro, and McKenny. Resolutions. The following resolutions were offered and adopted: By Mr. Douglas.--Instructing the Committee on Finance to inquire into the expediency of compensating John Critcher for services in prosecuting a felony in the Circuit Court of Westmoreland by special request of the Judge thereof. By Mr. Dickinson.--Granting leave to withdraw from the files of last session the Bill No. 160, and referring the same to the Committee on Finance. By Mr. Coghill.--Instructing
es M V Biaylock, W J Holloway. Company D.--Killed: Private J A Houk. Wounded: Lieut Ray, slightly; Sergt Conner, do; Privates J M Baker, R A Coon, severely; J F Dennis, arm; R Keller, arm; Allen Martin, dangerously; P Quigley, month. Missing: P Bailey. Company E.--Killed: Private H Willis. Wounded: Serg Donevant, shoulder; Corp'l Cox, slightly; Privates J W Coffee, severely; C L Coffee, slightly; J P Davis, C H English, slightly; J D Howell, W J Loving, J A McGee, severely; J M McKenny, severely; K R Singleton, slightly; J T Sparks, dangerously; D R Silvers, J H Smallwood, H W Houston. Jos. Boon, slightly; Jas Stevenson, severely. Company F--Killed: Private Jos B Thompson. Wounded: Pohn Trollinger, D M Keck, since dead; H Herring, Thos Fowler, John W Gibson, J J Bradshaw, Jacob Shepherd, Wm Pender, John W Bason, Wm Sikes, slightly. Company G--Killed: Serg Barringer, Privates A W Blackwilder, Wm Porter. Wounded: Corp'l Wesley W Miller severely; Privates Wm Cob
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