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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 9 3 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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f rice. Her papers and log-book were thrown overboard during the chase. Major-Gen. David Hunter, U. S. A., commanding the Department of the South, this day issued the following proclamation: It having been proven to the entire satisfaction of the General Commanding the Department of the South that the bearer, named William Jenkins, heretofore held in involuntary servitude, has been directly employed to aid and assist those in rebellion against the United States of America. Now be it known to all that, agreeably to the laws, I declare the said person free, and forever absolved from all claims to his services. Both he and his wife and his children have full right to go North, South, East, or West, as they may decide. --Baltimore American. The city council of Fredericksburgh, Va., waited upon Gen. Augur, of the National forces, stating that the confederate forces had evacuated that place, etc., that no resistance would be made to its occupation by the National troops.
May 14. President Lincoln, accompanied by Secretary Stanton, and Captain Dahlgren, visited Fredericksburgh, Va., to-day. The Martha Washington conveyed the party to Acquia Creek, from whence they were taken by railroad to Gen. McDowell's headquarters, opposite Fredericksburgh. The occasion was made a gala-day. Flags wereFredericksburgh. The occasion was made a gala-day. Flags were displayed from the steamboats and shipping at Acquia Creek. Several regiments were reviewed by the President. In the afternoon Mr. Lincoln, accompanied by General McDowell, Gen. Patrick, and a body-guard, visited and rode through the streets of Fredericksburgh. The President was greeted by the troops and many of the citizens wiFredericksburgh. The President was greeted by the troops and many of the citizens with the utmost enthusiasm. A National salute was fired by one of the batteries in Falmouth. The Presidential party returned late in the evening to Washington. A skirmish took place about five miles from Trenton Bridge, N. C., between a detachment of Union troops under command of Colonel Amory, consisting of twelve companies o
July 20. A body of cavalry belonging to Gen. King's command, left Fredericksburgh, Va., last night at seven o'clock, and, after a forced march, made a descent this morning at daylight upon the Virginia Central Railroad, at Beaver Dam Creek, destroying the railroad and telegraphlines for several miles, and burning the depot which contained forty thousand rounds of musket-ammunition, one hundred barrels of flour, and much other valuable material, besides capturing the rebel captain who had charge of the property.--(Doc. 154.) This morning a slight skirmish occurred at Orange Court-House, Va., between a force of Union troops under the command of Col. Brodhead, First Michigan cavalry, and a body of rebels, resulting in the retreat of the latter, and the occupation of the town by the Nationals. In the evening the rebels having been strongly reenforced, Col. Brodhead retired, swimming the Rapidan River with his command without losing a man, and encamped on the bank of that strea
and several thousand dollars' worth of stolen property were captured by the Union party. Early this morning General Vandeveer advanced, and perceiving the main body of the rebels in full retreat, he immediately followed, keeping up a constant artillery fire on their rear. At two o'clock this afternoon he was joined by General McNeil, and the combined forces continued the pursuit.--Missouri Democrat. General Hooker's army crossed the Rappa-hannock at two points, in the advance on Fredericksburgh.--Fifteen hundred dollars each for substitutes was offered in Richmond, Va.--Captain Alexander, of Wolford's Kentucky cavalry, with sixty picked men and horses, crossed Cumberland River at Howe's Ford, two miles north of Mill Spring, and had a skirmish with a party of rebel pickets. Later in the day Lieutenant-Colonel Adams of the same regiment, with three hundred men followed Captain Alexander, and the combined force under Colonel Adams proceeded as far as Steubenville, where he met
radded to these, sinking us into a lower abyss of degradation, we would be made the slaves of our slaves, hewers of wood and drawers of water for those upon whom God has stamped indelibly the marks of physical and intellectual inferiority. The past of foreign countries need not be sought unto to furnish illustrations of the heritage of shame that subjugation would entail. Baltimore, St. Louis, Nashville, Knoxville, New-Orleans, Vicksburgh, Huntsville, Norfolk, Newbern, Louisville, and Fredericksburgh are the first fruits of the ignominy and poverty of Yankee domination. The sad story of the wrongs and indignities endured by those States which have been in the complete or partial possession of the enemy, will give the best evidence of the consequences of subjugation. Missouri, a magnificent empire of agricultural and mineral wealth, is to-day a smoking ruin and the theatre of the most revolting cruelties and barbarisms. The minions of tyranny consume her substance, plunder her c
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Missouri, 1864 (search)
uard. July 13: Skirmish, Camden PointCOLORADO--2d Cavalry. KANSAS--16th Cavalry (Co. "F"). Union loss, 1 killed, 1 wounded. Total, 2. July 14: Skirmish near FredericksburgCOLORADO--2d Cavalry. Union loss, 6 killed, 4 wounded, 2 missing. Total, 12. July 14: Skirmish, BloomfieldMISSOURI--2d State Militia Cavalry (Detachment); Enrvalry (Detachment). July 16: Skirmish, Fayette Road, near HuntsvilleCOLORADO--2d Cavalry. MISSOURI--4th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). July 17: Action, FredericksburgCOLORADO--2d Cavalry (Detachment). July 18-21: Scout in Shannon CountyMISSOURI--5th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). July 18-23: Operations in Southwest Mon CountyMISSOURI--7th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). Aug. 12: Skirmish near HoldenMISSOURI--7th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). Aug. 12: Skirmish, FredericksburgMISSOURI--Ray County Enrolled Militia. Aug. 12-16: Operations in Ray and Carroll CountiesMISSOURI--6th State Militia Cavalry; 44th Infantry; 51st Enrolled Mil