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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter
: events in the 19 Mississippi Valley.--the Indians. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], A "Peaceful" invasion. (search)
More Fort Seizures. Fort Smith, Ark., Feb. 6. --It is stated that Texas has threatened to take possession of Washita, Cobb, and Arbuckle, in the Indian Territory. The Overland mail conductor reports that the Arsenal was taken possession of Saturday night, by the State troops of Arkansas.
Interesting from Northern Texas. --The Galveston Civilian has the following dispatch from Houston, dated McKinney, May 6: We are in a blaze of excitement just at this time. Lincoln had reinforced Fort Washita, and the natives became somewhat alarmed on the second instant. Runners from Sherman were sent to this and adjoining counties for men to go over to Washita and capture them and take their arms. The next day about one hundred and twenty-five men started from here and went to the call; other companies did the same; and on their arrival on Red river they numbered seven hundred men. In the meantime, the United States troops being apprised of our intentions, retreated to Fort Arbuckle, and also got the force from Fort Cobb, making their numbers about eight hundred. Our troops are now holding them at bay, and have sent for reinforcements. The dispatch arrived here last evening, and to day about one hundred men have left here, and I understand about two hundred from Lam
The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Press to be Muzzled. (search)