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isoner and twelve wounded.--(Doc. 66.) A detachment of the Richmond Blues had a skirmish near the Chickahominy on the right wing of the rebel army, with a body of Yankee infantry. The fire of the Blues killed six of the Federals and placed several hors du combat, when they retreated.--Richmond Examiner, June 14. General Fremont left Harrisonburgh, Va. The citizens expressed their delight by an illumination of every house in the town. A small expedition of United States forces under Captain Hynes, Topographical Engineers, went up the Nansemond River without resistance.--(Doc. 71.) Mount Jackson, Va., was occupied by the Union army under General Fremont.--A daring though unsuccessful attack was made on a battery on James Island, S. C., by the Seventy-ninth New York, Eighth Michigan, and Twenty-eighth Massachusetts regiments. About forty farmers of Conway County, Arkansas, came into the Union lines at Batesville, to volunteer for the Union.--Missouri Democrat.
nto the hands of the Unionists, and the iron-clad ram Queen of the West, was attacked by the United States gunboats Estrella, Calhoun, and Arizona, set on fire and destroyed.--(Doc. 167.) The United States gunboat West End, lying in the Nansemond River, four miles below Suffolk, Va., was this day attacked by a rebel battery, and considerably damaged. During the engagement, seven of her crew were killed or wounded. General Foster escaped from Washington, N. C., in the steamer Escort, attery, and considerably damaged. During the engagement, seven of her crew were killed or wounded. General Foster escaped from Washington, N. C., in the steamer Escort, which ran the rebel blockade on the Pamlico River to-day. To-day a fight took place on the Nansemond River, Va. between the United States gunboats Commodore Barney, Mount Washington, and Stepping Stones, and a powerful rebel shore battery, in which, after a four hours bombardment, the latter was silenced.--(Doc. 168.)
ty miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah, Colonel Evans, with a party of National troops, attacked and put to flight two hundreds Indians, thirty of whom were killed. The Union forces followed them fourteen miles, scattering them in every direction. Lieutenant Peck was killed and two sergeants were wounded on the National side.--A battalion of cavalry from California arrived at New York from San Francisco, under the command of Major De Witt C. Thompson.--Fighting was continued on the Nansemond River, Va., and its vicinity. A detachment of two hundred of the Thirty-ninth Kentucky mounted infantry, under the command of Colonel J. Dills, made a forced march on Pikeville, Ky., and after a sharp fight, captured seventeen rebel officers and sixty-one privates, with their horses, arms, and equipments. At the same time, eight scouts from the command of General Julius White, belonging to the Four teenth Kentucky infantry, captured in Breathitt Co., Ky., a rebel captain and twelve private
s 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 a body of rebel cavalry under Chenault, drawn up in line of battle. The Colonel with ninety men prepared for a charge, but as soon as his horses struck the gallop, the enemy dispersed in confusion, leaving four of their number with their horses and equipment in the hands of the Nationals.-The Union steamers Swan and Commeree, having been blockaded in Nansemond River, Va., for several days, were this day run past the rebel batteries and taken to Suffolk.--Great excitement existed at Uniontown, Pa., rumors being prevalent of a rebel raid into the State.
fth, Eleventh, and Twelfth corps have been a series of splendid successes.--See Supplement. The frequent transmission of false intelligence, and the betrayal of the movements of the army of the Potomac by publication of injudicious correspondence of an anonymous character, made it necessary for General Hooker to issue general orders requiring all newspaper correspondents to publish their communications over their own signatures.--General Orders No. 48. A rebel battery on the Nansemond River, Va., was silenced, after a spirited contest, by the guns from the Union battery Morris and the gunboat Commodore Barney.--General Peck's Order No. 29. William F. Corbin and T. G. Graw, found guilty of recruiting for the rebel service, inside the National lines, were this day sentenced to be shot, by a court-martial in session at Cincinnati, Ohio. A detachment of the Sixth New York cavalry, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel McVicar, while reconnoitring in the vicinity of Sp