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George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 3 3 Browse Search
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n, made a reconnaissance from Edwards' Ferry, in Virginia, along the Lees-burg road, beyond Goose Creek, drove in a vidette of the enemy's, received the fire of a platoon of the rebels' infantry, and returned without other loss than that of two horses.--(Doc. 101.) The Charleston Mercury, of this date, says: Our privateers are far from idle, although we hear less than formerly of their doings in the New York papers. Among their latest exploits is the capture of the brig Granada, of Portland, Me., (Pettingill, master,) from Neuvitas, Cuba, for New York, with a cargo of sugar, molasses, mahogany, and honey. We also hear it whispered that there has been an important (and not involuntary) accession to our stock of sugar, molasses, coffee, &c. General Zollicoffer, with six thousand infantry, sixteen hundred horse, and one battery of artillery, was repulsed by the Union forces under General Schoepf at Camp Wild Cat, Laurel County, Ky. For some days previous, the position had bee
the present civil war, the further horrors of servile insurrection, murder, rapine, and plunder. --(Doc. 186.) Lieut. J. L. Barnes, Missouri Volunteers, met D. R. Barclay, Confederate Commissioner, in St. Louis, and arranged for the exchange of the Union men taken prisoners by the rebels at Lexington, and the rebels taken prisoners at Camp Jackson by Gen. Lyon.--St. Louis Democrat. The steamer Constitution and Forest City, with the van of Gen. Butler's expedition, sailed from Portland, Maine.--Boston Post, Nov. 25. Public notice was given that Government will give the pay of U. S. soldiers who are prisoners of war to persons presenting written authority from the prisoner to draw his pay, or, without such authority, to his wife, the guardian of his minor children, or his widowed mother. --(Doc. 187.) Gen. Thomas, in command of the left wing of the Union army in Kentucky, advanced his entire force from Danville to Columbia in Adair Co.--The Fifty-ninth regiment N. Y
ry Co., Mo., by eight hundred and fifty rebels, supposed to belong to McBride's division, but who represented themselves as Texas Rangers. They fired into the house occupied by the National troops, killing two and wounding one. One of the rebels was killed, the rest fled, taking with them about seventy horses. Two wagons, loaded with sutler's stores, were burned at Major Harbine's farm, two miles beyond Keittsville. The Fifteenth regiment of Maine volunteers arrived from Augusta at Portland, and embarked on board the ship Great Republic. In the Confederate Congress at Richmond, Va., Senator Simms, of Kentucky, offered resolutions, declaring that the people of the Confederate States will, to the last extremity, maintain and defend their right to self-government and the government established by them, and to this end do pledge their last man and their last dollar for the prosecution of the war, until their independence is acknowledged; and also, that they will submit to any
roops, under the command of Colonel Johnson, and a force of rebel cavalry under John Morgan, resulting in the defeat of the Unionists and the capture of the town by the rebels.--(Doc. 87.) Large and enthusiastic meetings, for the purpose of promoting enlistments into the army under the call of President Lincoln for three hundred thousand additional troops, were this day held at Boston, Cambridge, Roxbury, Brookline, Somerville, Malden, Springfield, and West-Cambridge, Mass., and at Portland, Maine. Speeches by distinguished and prominent citizens were made in each place. In several of the towns large sums of money were collected for the purpose of paying extra bounties to the volunteers. President Lincoln received the Senators and Representatives of the slaveholding Border States at the Presidential mansion, and addressed them on the subject of emancipation. General Smith, of the rebel army, issued an address to the forces under his command at Vicksburgh, Miss., thank
eld out from Europe would stop the effusion of blood, and would make the homes of our workingmen happy again. He had not made these remarks lightly or in haste, and he submitted them to his fellow-countrymen, believing that, if acted upon, they would redound to their prosperity and their honor. Orders were issued from the War Department at Washington, to prevent the evasion of military duty, and for the suppression of disloyal practices; also authorizing the arrest of persons discouraging enlistments.--(Doc. 175.) At Baltimore, Md., several persons were arrested while endeavoring to escape from that city, in order to evade the draft ordered by the Secretary of War.--Portland, Calloway County, Mo., was captured by a party of rebel guerrillas under the command of Capt. Cobb. After robbing the stores and residences, the guerrillas left the place.--General Blunt and staff left Leavenworth, Kansas, to take the field in command of the Indian expedition.--Leavenworth Conservative.
nded, as almost all the hands necessary to carry on the work were sick with the fever. President Lincoln issued an order establishing a Provisional Court for the State of Louisiana, and appointing Charles A. Peabody, of New York, to be a Provisional Judge to hold the court.--(Doc. 11.) Major Woodson, of the Tenth cavalry, Missouri State militia, attacked a band of rebel guerrillas on Auxvois River, dispersed them, killing and wounding several, capturing arms, ammunition, blankets, and horses.--The Twenty-seventh regiment Maine volunteers, left Portland this morning for the seat of war. Lieutenant-Colonel James Stuart, with a portion of the Tenth Illinois cavalry, attacked two hundred rebel cavalry near Marshfield, Mo., this day, completely routing and disorganizing them, and capturing twenty-seven prisoners.--The plantations in the vicinity of President's Island, on the Mississippi, were burned to-day in retaliation for an attack upon the steamer Catahoula by the rebels.
r of New Jersey, on the reception of a message from Governor Curtin, informing him of the second entrance of the rebels into Pennsylvania, renewed his call upon the citizens of the State to hold themselves in readiness for immediate service.--York, Pa., was occupied by the rebels under General Gordon.--(Doc. 81.) The schooner Varnum H. Hill was captured by the rebel privateer Florida, in latitude 30° north, longitude 48° 50′, but was released on a bond, on condition her master would take to Bermuda, the prisoners captured by the privateer, from the ships lately destroyed by her.--A skirmish occurred on the Walnut Bottom road, at a point five miles from Carlisle, near the Stone Farm, between a detail of Pennsylvania militia under Captain Murray, and a party of rebels, in which ten of the militia were captured and one wounded.--the rebel schooner Archer, a tender to the privateer Tacony, entered the harbor of Portland, Me., and captured the revenue cutter Caleb Cushing.--(Doc.
n pickets, near Jenkins's Island, South-Carolina, but were repulsed at every point by the Seventy-sixth Pennsylvania regiment, Colonel Campbell, doing duty at that point. The rebels approached in eight large flatboats, and came in force, evidently with a view of cutting off the pickets. Another attempt to gain a foothold on the island this night was baffled by Captain Kness's company of the Seventy-sixth, which fired several deadly volleys into the boats, and drove them off. No casualties occurred on the Union side in either affair.--the steamer Chesapeake, surrendered by the British authorities, arrived at Portland, Maine. The rebel steamer Clifton, formerly the United States gunboat of that name, while attempting to run the blockade at Sabine Pass, with over a thousand bales of cotton, got aground on the bar. She remained immovable, and was burned to prevent her from falling into the hands of the Nationals.--the rebel schooner Wild Pigeon was captured by the Hendrick Hudson.
March 24. Major-Gen. Wm. H. French having been detached from the army of the Potomac in consequence of its reorganization, issued his farewell order to his command.--General Neal Dow delivered an address in Portland, Maine, describing his captivity in the South.--the rebel sloop Josephine was captured by the steamer Sunflower, at Saversota Sound. A large force of rebels, under General Forrest, captured Union City, Ky., and after destroying the buildings, carried off the entire force of Nationals prisoners of war.--(Docs. 1 and 127.)
he chartered the steamers Forest City, of the Portland and Boston line, the steamer Casco, the steamtug Tiger, and the steamer Chesapeake, of the Portland and New-York line. Two rifled twelve-poundery thing to the Archer. Thence came direct to Portland. Picked up two fishermen for pilots, but there I belonged. I told him I belonged near by Portland. He asked me about the war, the fishery, thet of you is to take this vessel in and out of Portland. I made no answer. That was all he said to r military, After they got into the harbor of Portland, the men put on their belts, pistols and cutlf the privateer Florida. Fort Preble, Portland, me., July 1, 1863. my dear Barbot: as I hav On the morning of the twenty-sixth we made Portland light; at sunset we entered the harbor; at haats. It was my intention, when I came into Portland, to cut out a sea-going steamer, but, strangeted considerable destruction in the harbor of Portland. We have been kindly treated by our captor[4 more...]
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