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na. Our loss was twenty-four killed and forty-one wounded. Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, H. Forno, Colonel Fifth Louisiana Regiment. Report of Brigadier-General Robertson of Second battle of Manassas. in camp, near Garysburg, N. C., October 12, 1862. Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters Cavalry Division, A. N. V.: sir: In obedience to orders from your headquarters, early on the morning of the twentieth of August, 1862, I crossed the Rapidan River, at Tobacco Creek Ford, with a portion of my brigade, consisting of the Sixth, Seventh, and Twelfth regiments of Virginia cavalry. Encountering the enemy's pickets between Stevensburg, in the County of Culpeper, and Brandy Station, on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, in force, a spirited attack by Colonel W. E. Jones, commanding First Virginia cavalry, was immediately made, driving in their outpost to their reserve. Heavy skirmishing on both sides then ensued, which lasted several hours, during which
The Daily Dispatch: June 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], Summary disposal of a Partnership interest. (search)
Rumor Contradicted. --The Port Tobacco (Md.) Times says that the report as to the landing of Federal troops at Chapel Point, to be stationed at that place, is unfounded. A party of men from a Government steamer had staked out in Port Tobacco creek, as far as Chapel Point. The report of the arrival of arms and ammunition is also incorrect. It adds that the fine prospects of the wheat crop in this county are greatly lessened by the appearance and ravages of fly and joint-worm.
nists in the waters of Florida and that immediate region, are being rapidly sunk (filled with stone) in the entrances to various small harbors of that State upon the Gulf side; thus blocking up their navigation. The scheme of thus rendering them unfit to harbor privateers, &c., works admirably there, as it will work on the coast of North Carolina. The Star also reports the arrival of another prize — the schooner Admittance, of Baltimore, laden with tobacco — captured below Port Tobacco creek, by the steamer Yankee. The following order from Gen. Scott appears in the same paper: The General-in-Chief is happy to announce that the Treasury Department, to meet future payments to the troops, is about to supply, besides coin as heretofore, Treasury notes in fives, tens and twenties, as good as gold at all banks and Government offices throughout the United States, and most convenient for transmission by mail from officers and men to their families at home. Good husband