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The Daily Dispatch: may 20, 1862., [Electronic resource], An incident. (search)
An incident. --The following incident is related as having occurred on the battle field of Shiloh. It appears that our commanding Generals were short of battle flags, and that some of the brigades were compelled to dispense with this necessary appendage. As all the brigades and divisions were placed in battle array with their battle flags, with the exception of Gen Ruggles's, he rode up to the General on whose staff he was, and asked the reason why he had none. Just at that moment a rainbow appeared, and the General, pointing to it with his sword, exclaimed. --"Behold my battle flag."--Lynchburg Republican.
The Daily Dispatch: may 20, 1862., [Electronic resource], War Matters (search)
The Daily Dispatch: June 24, 1863., [Electronic resource], More about retaliation. (search)
cavalry engagement in Mississippi--the enemy Defeated — flag of truce from General Grant Jackson, June 22. --Gen Ruggles, with his cavalry, overtook the Yankee raiders near Rocky Ford, in Tallahatchie to-day, and a severe engagement ensued, resulting in the capture of thirty prisoners, two pieces of artillery, their entire baggage and ammunition train, together with a large amount of provisions stolen from the citizens. The enemy's loss in killed is eighty. Our loss small. Gen. Grant sent a flag of truce to Jackson yesterday asking permission to remove his wounded left at Edward's Depot, after the fight of Baker's Creek, which was allowed after they were duly exchanged. [Second Dispatch] Jackson, June 22 --Passengers from Grenada report that the Yankee raiders have gone back in the direction of Memphis after burning Panola and Batesville. It was thought that Gen. Chalmers had overtaking them, as firing had been heard in the direction they