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The Daily Dispatch: January 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 1 1 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: November 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], A frightful stampede of cavalry horses. (search)
A frightful stampede of cavalry horses. --A frightful stampede of cavalry horses took place recently at St. Charles, Mo. A St. Louis paper thus describes it: Colonel Merrill's First Missouri Regiment of horse was on its way to reinforce General Fremont, and quartered for the night at St. Charles. About ten o'clock the horses of Captain Charles Hunt's company became frightened and broke loose. The panic was shared by the others, and soon fourteen hundred horses, maddened with fear, went rushing over the encampment, treading tents and men into the earth, and creating a scene of unparalleled excitement. Twelve men are known to have been frightfully mangled, and probably fatally; but the only member of the companies composing the regiment, which was organized in Ohio, at all injured, was Captain Henry Wilson, brother of Capt. Lewis Wilson, United States Army. His skull was fractured and an arm and leg broken. Little hope of his recovery is entertained.
e, then, I will show you something that has no Yankee about it. (Mr. McKay exhibited a bundle of socks that appeared to be very substantial.) These can be afforded at $1.75 per dozen, cheaper than those we have been in the habit of receiving from those who were drinking up your life-blood, while they were taking the money out of your pockets. In doing this our ingenuity has not been exhausted. Here is some sewing thread, containing 600 yards to the ball. This beats your Yankee thread, Wilson, Seward & Co., and is afforded at 84 cents per dozen, as cheap as the spools that contained but 200 yards, and as a friend behind me reminds me, that while they professed to run that amount of yards, run only 75! They did not run half as far as the Yankees did when the Southerners were after them. Mr. McKay exhibited some cloth suitable for ladies' dresses — the patterns of which were so becoming that a gentleman, whose wife had clothed herself therefrom last Sunday, remarked that he h