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The Daily Dispatch: August 12, 1861., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 9 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 8 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 23, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 6 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 6 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 6 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Index (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 4 0 Browse Search
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A detachment of 100 dragoons, under Lieut. Davis, started from Fort Tason, thoroughly armed and equipped. Excitement in New Mexico. Independence, Mo., Aug. 7. --The Santa Fe Mail of the 22d has arrived. Great excitement prevails in New Mexico on account of the threats of the Texans to capture the Government property in the Territory. A body of Texans had assembled at Fort Bliss about 700 strong, with a number of pieces of artillery. Their pickets were within ten miles of Fort Fillmore, where there are thirteen companies of regulars. The Kentucky election. Louisville, August 7. --Nearly the full vote from forty counties have been received which return but three secessionists to the Legislature. But the disloyal counties have not yet been generally heard from. Well informed politicians estimate the Legislature in each house to be composed of seventy-five per cent. of Union men. [This is an abolition statement. It is probably exaggerated] The Rhode I
Interesting from Arizona. The Mesilla Times, of July 7, says: The U. S. troops at Fort Fillmore have commenced fortifying the post. The troops are drilled daily and a picket guard is kept out some three miles. The companies now known to be on the way to this fort will increase its garrison to eleven companies, nine of , and will be further reinforced by one regiment of New Mexican volunteers. Company F, of the Mounted Rifle Regiment, Capt. McNally in command, arrived at Fort Fillmore, from Fort Craig, on the 2d.--A company of Infantry were expected from Fort Staunton on the 5th. A large number of wagons of quartermaster and commissary stores have arrived at Fort Fillmore from Albuquerque and Fort McLane within the last ten days. Fifty cavalry horses have been received from Fort Craig, to supply the place of those lately captured by the Texans. Major Lynde arrived on the 2d, and takes command. Major Paul, late Commandant at Fort McLane, has been or
News from Texas. Independence, Mo., Aug. 7 --The Santa Fe mail has arrived. There is considerable excitement in New Mexico and Texas, and the security of public property is threatened — About one thousand troops, who were returning to the States, had been recalled. Two Federal officers had deserted and joined the Texans. The Texan forces at Fort Bliss were 700, with pickets within ten miles of Fort Fillmore, which was defended by thirteen companies of regulars.