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An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 24, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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this afternoon from the lower Potomac, it is ascertained that both vessels had safely passed beyond all reach of danger from the rebel batteries. The reported loss of the Saranac. Washington, Oct. 16. --The Navy Department is satisfied, from official information in its possession, that the steamer Saranac is at San Francisco, undergoing repairs, and the report is therefore untrue that she was recently lost off the mouth of the Mississippi in a storm. Picket firing. Capt. Motts, of the New York battery, reports that while protecting the volunteers felling wood at Lewinsville, he saw distinctly a prominent rebel officer, but refrained from shooting him on a moment's reflection that picket firing was a barbarous and murderous practice. The overland California mail Route. Atchison, Kansas, Oct. 15. --The statement made in the Eastern papers, that a party of secessionists attacked one of the overland coaches, is utterly false. They run with great reg