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The Daily Dispatch: January 12, 1865., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
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Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 5: (search)
, and the other members of my staff are entitled to my thanks for their gallantry and the efficient discharge of their appropriate duties. Lieutenants Charles F. Johnson, aide-de-camp, and T. J. Clay, acting aide; Majs. Alexander Casseday, acting inspector-general and S. K. Hays, quartermaster; Capt. R. C. Wintersmith, commissary of subsistence; Major Davidson, chief of artillery; Messrs. J. N. Galleher [afterward Bishop of Louisiana], acting aide; Moore, acting topographical officer; J. Walker Taylor, commanding a detachment of guides, and D. P. Buckner, volunteer aide. Major Casseday died at Camp Chase not long afterward from the effects of exposure at Fort Donelson. The Eighth Kentucky regiment did not come under General Buckner's observation, but both General Bushrod Johnson, division commander, and Colonel Simonton, brigade commander, refer to its gallant action, while Colonel Lyon says that no officers or men could have acted more gallantly than did those of the Eighth Kent
ev. Henry Ward Beecher, at Peekskill and vicinity, who were recently edified by that gentleman's enthusiastic eulogy on the apple, as a fruit, made him a New Year's present of a huge apple pie, two and a half feet in diameter. Eight thousand dollars is saved to the nation this year by omitting the usual Christmas gift of a knife to each Government clerk. There are said to be 126,000 bales of cotton stored at Mobile, principally all on British and French account. A delegation of leading Canadian merchants are at Washington, endeavoring to prevent the abrogation of the reciprocity treaty. In Congress, Mr. Blair offered a resolution creating the office of lieutenant-general for General Sherman, but Grant still to keep supreme command. Owensboro' has been taken possession of by the Confederates, under Major J. Walker Taylor, the Yankee forces evacuating. [Owensboro' is the county town of Davies county, and is on the Ohio river.] Gold, in New York, 227 1-8.
r slaves, free negroes and mulattoes that aid or abet the public enemy or desert to them, and prohibiting their traffic when operating against the general good of the country. By Mr. Tayloe--On the expediency of taking steps to change so much of the track of the Southside railroad as crosses the High Bridge, in Prince Edward county, so as to avoid the passage of the same. The bill to amend the Code in relation to duelling was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time. By Mr. Taylor--A resolution of inquiry whether any of the debts of the State Government can be dispensed with during the war. On motion, adjourned. House of Delegates. The House was called to order at noon by Speaker Sheffey. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Woodbridge. The following bills were introduced: An act amendatory of an act authorizing clerks of courts, in certain cases, to charge double the sums heretofore specified. A bill to amend and do enact an act to authorize the purchas
le of Kentucky from an unnecessary burden in its accomplishment, and declares that Kentucky has furnished nearly seventy-six thousand soldiers to the United States army. Another telegram, dated Louisville, Kentucky, the 7th, says: J. Walker Taylor's rebel forces occupied Owensborough until Friday, conscripting citizens and firing upon steamers, when they left. The New Albany Ledger says that rebel guerrillas have possession of Owensborough, Hawesville, Davenport and Henderson. The Lebanon train was captured by a band of Magruder's guerrillas, near Lebanon junction, yesterday afternoon.--The passengers were robbed and the cars burned. The rebels brutally murdered four discharged soldiers of the Fifteenth Kentucky. Taylor has established his headquarters at Hawesville, and the citizens are fleeing across the Ohio to avoid conscription. A Card from Brigadier-General page. We find the following addressed to the editor of the New York Tribune: Sir: