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the woods to gain their respective positions, in doing which the right under Gen. Parke came under the enemy's fire. The Fourth Rhode Island returned the fire with energy. A battery of six twelve-pounder boat-howitzers from the vessels of the navy headed the advancing column in the centre. The battery was commanded by Midshipman Benjamin H. Porter, of New-York, detailed from the frigate Roanoke, assisted by acting master E. P. Meeker, of New-Jersey, acting master's mate Hammond, and Lieuts. Tilson and Hughes of the coast guard, the guns were placed in position at a curve of the road, from which they commanded the enemy's battery. They opened fire, and kept it up briskly until their ammunition gave out. The battery suffered severely in the fight, and at one time was too short-handed to be worked effectively. At this period the brave and patriotic chaplain of the Twenty-fifth Massachusetts, Rev. Mr. James, disregarding the dangers by which those at the guns were surrounded, helped
at the United-States Arsenal at Springfield. Two thousand men could be thus employed, who would enlist for one or two years, be drilled as soldiers, and sent forward when required. Telegraphs to Secretary of War for one or two thousand smooth-bore muskets, of which there are one hundred thousand at the Springfield Arsenal. Acknowledges with thanks the offer of the Empire Association of Lynn to give to the new volunteer company raised in that city sixty-six military frock-coats. Thanks Mr. Tilson, and the ladies of the Baptist Church and Society of Hingham, for the tender of their services to make clothing and sew for the soldiers. April 23.—The Governor writes a letter to Major-General Wool, introducing William L. Burt, of Boston, who was instructed to get authority to garrison the forts in Boston harbor with militia. John M. Forbes, by direction of the Governor, writes to Samuel M. Felton, of Philadelphia: Your information about matters at Annapolis received. The expedition
my at Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia, and in that event, of his forcing a passage through East Tennessee via Lynchburg and Knoxville. To guard against that contingency, Stoneman was sent toward Lynchburg to destroy the railroad and military resources of that section, and of Western North Carolina. The Fourth Army Corps was ordered to move from Huntsville, Alabama, as far up into East Tennessee as it could supply itself, repairing the railroad as it advanced, forming, in conjunction with Tilson's division of infantry, a strong support for General Stoneman's column, in case it should find more of the enemy than it could conveniently handle, and be obliged to fall back. With three brigades, Brown's, Miller's, and Palmer's, commanded by General Gillem, General Stoneman moved via Morristown, Bull Gap, and thence eastward up the Watauga, and across Iron mountain to Boone, North Carolina, which he entered on the first of April, after killing or capturing about seventy-five home guards
way. Tenney, Daniel B., carpenter, h. Medford turnpike. Tenney, Robert G., brickmaker, h. Medford turnpike. Tenney, John C., carpenter, h. Medford turnpike. Tenne., Albert G., b. custom house, h. Cambridge. Terry, Patrick, stone worker, Garden court. Thompson, Clark, provision dealer, h. Broadway. Thompson, Edward C., conductor. h. Pearl. Thompson, Samuel, b. flour inspector, h. Milk. Thorp, Ira, yeoman, h. Walnut. Thrasher, Benjamin brickmaker, h. Broadway. Tilson, Apollos, b. furnishing store, h. Granville. Torrey, Mrs. Mary P., widow, h. Broadway. Randall, Benjamin, 2nd, carpenter, Cambridge. Reed, Daniel, b. grocer, h. Milk. Ricker, Edward, b. blacksmith, h. Milk. Ricker, Benjamin F., mason, h. cor. Cambridge and Milk. Ring, Gardner T., brickmaker, h. Broadway. Riley, James, gardener, h. Beacon. Roberts, Nichols P., b. house and ship joiner, h. Lime. Robinson, Enoch, b. machinist, h. Central. Robinson, George W., b. m
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th instant, nor anything south of Nashville, on account of the derangement of the telegraph lines by the prevailing storm. No movements of importance have taken place in the Shenandoah Valley. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. Death of General Morgan. A dispatch from Knoxville on the 5th gives the following official report of General Gillem, relative to the surprise and killing of General John Morgan at Greenville: Bull's Gap, Tennessee, September 4, 1864. To General Tilson: I surprised, defeated and killed John Morgan at Greenville this morning. The killed are scattered for miles, and have not yet been counted, and probably number fifty or one hundred. I have about seventy-five prisoners. Among those captured are Morgan's staff, with one piece of artillery and a caisson. The enemy's force outnumbered mine, but the surprise was complete. Alvan C. Gillem, Secretary Seward's campaign — no draft. On Saturday evening last a
12th instant, state that General Vaughan, with seven hundred men, all he had left, was at Bristol on the 4th instant. General Breckinridge, with his command, had gone to the Valley of Virginia, and it was thought would not return. It is reported that the rebels have commenced repairing the damage done to the salt works by Stoneman during his late raid into Southwest Virginia. The most perfect quiet now exists throughout East Tennessee. Brigadier-General Ammen has resigned, and Brigadier-General Tilson is now in command at Knoxville. Reinforcements for Sherman. The papers contain the following telegram, dated from Nashville, the 17th: General Thomas F. Meagher arrived here last night from Chattanooga, with several thousand veteran troops of the Fifteenth and Seventeenth army corps, organized as the Provisional Corps of Tennessee, en route to join General Sherman at Savannah via New York, where he may be expected in four or five days. Upon leaving Chattanooga he was