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The Daily Dispatch: April 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], Female Volunteers. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: April 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], Evening session. (search)
From Washington. Washington,April 7. --The Indians and Mexicans in Texas are the objects of the army and navy expedition now fitting out at New York — so say intelligent army officers. They will re-occupy Brazos, Fort Brown and the forts on the Indian frontier, where, according to official information, they will be met with a cordial welcome by the settlers. Gov. Houston has given full advices to the Federal authorities here, and the result anticipated will be to re-establish him as Governor. It is believed the battle between the two Confederacies will be fought on Texas soil.
The Daily Dispatch: April 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], Progress of the war. (search)
Important from Texas. New Orleans, April 23. --Advices from Texas state that on the 14th inst., General Sherman, commanding at Galveston, by the advice of Gen. Nichols, placed an embargo on all vessels in that harbor, for the better protection of the interests of Texas citizens. The next day, at a meeting of the merchants of Galveston, resolutions were passed requesting the removal of the embargo. It was thought the request would be complied with. An extraordinary session of the City Council of Galveston was held on Sunday evening. the 14th, the Mayor in the chair. The sum of $5,000 was appropriated for the defence of the city, and $2,000 for the supply of provisions to the Texan troops at Brazos.
The Daily Dispatch: November 12, 1861., [Electronic resource], From the
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From the Rio Grande. --The Brownsville (Texas) Flag, of the 11th ult., furnishes the following items: The Rio Grande is still swollen with the recent rains, and threatens to inundate all the lower spots in this section of the country. Capt. Pettison, a Swedish gentleman, commander of a vessel, we believe, at Brazos, was drowned at Brazos Santiago on Monday, by being swamped in his yawl. It is stated on reliable authority, that several Mexicans have been kidnapped from the city of Brownsville, and taken to Matamoras during the past week. Mayor Dye has issued a notice warning persons engaged in such practices that they had better be on the watch how they break the law, or the officers may catch them at it. The Smith, Robert Smith, Capt. Robert Smith, of the steamer Arazona, is in town again, having arrived here despite of all the Lincolnites in the Gulf, on Thursday night. His conveyance and the way of getting here are all to be kept dark. Col. G. H. Weaver,
The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1862., [Electronic resource], Latest from
Latest from Texas. --The Mouth of the Rio Grande Blockaded."The annexed extract from a Brownsville letter is published in the Austin Gazette, of the 24th ult., The harbor at Brazos is blockaded, and the big gate of the Confederate States closed up. An 1800 ton two-masted propeller, war vessel, stars and stripes flying, is at anchor there watching for prey. No attempt at landing has, as yet, been made, though to-day it has been too rough for any boat to live. There are eight vessels in port, with cargoes from the north, of $75,000, for Woodhouse & Stillman, of articles we need, and in all probability they will be cut out or burned. The port is entirely undefended. There are only the same forces here now as when I last wrote you, and the next thing will be a landing, and you will hear of the taking of Fort Brown, with the command as prisoners of war, and twenty-two pieces of artillery as trophies. A regular Cape Hatteras affair, to be ridiculed in the whole Northern p
The Daily Dispatch: December 5, 1863., [Electronic resource],