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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 4, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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imated at from three hundred to six hundred. Later in the evening more definite word was brought as to their position and probable route, though their numbers could not be ascertained. About nine o'clock P. M. a body of home guards from Danville, about fifty in number, partly on horseback and partly in wagons, proceeded, under the command of Capt. Chiles, some six miles out on the Hustonville road, and came upon the rebels, who had taken violent possession of the house and premises of John Shelby, Esq. It was a complete surprise. The small force under his command was skilfully handled by Capt. Chiles; and though comparatively an undisciplined body, but recently organized, his men conducted themselves admirably. It was a necessary result of the time, the place, and the circumstances, that the fighting on both sides should be somewhat promiscuous, and a good deal of it from under cover of trees, fences, etc. Soon after the engagement was commenced, a body of men were heard adva
He declined renewing the attack upon the enemy. It therefore became my duty to march the brigade back to Centre Creek to protect the train. I arrived at camp about ten o'clock A. M. of this first instant. I found every thing safe. Respectfully, your obedient servant, George H. Hall, Colonel Fourth Cavalry, M. S.M., Commanding Brigade. General rains's report. Headquarters in the field, Elk horn, October 4, 1862. To Major-General T. C. Hindman: General: Colonels Cooper and Shelby repulsed the enemy, four to five thousand strong, at Newtonia, on the thirtieth September, killing one hundred and fifty; captured one hundred and fifteen prisoners; number of wounded not known. The enemy, commanded by Brig.-Gen. Salomon, fell back to Sarcoxie, a distance of fifteen miles, which place they now occupy in considerable force, having been reenforced from Kansas. The entire command at Sarcoxie is from Kansas. The prisoners taken are of the Wisconsin Ninth, Salomon's brag regim
Destructive fire in Memphis. --A fire occurred in Memphis, Tenn., on Sunday morning, burning four business houses and several smaller establishments. Loss about $80,000. The principal sufferers were A. Trench, picture-frame manufacturer; Solomon Cook, drum maker; John Shelby, provision keeper; and Moses Levy. The houses burned belonged to Mr. W. A. Blackford, whose own loss was some $10,000.