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The Daily Dispatch: January 21, 1862., [Electronic resource], Empty Menaces. (search)
The African in the War. --Two items of intelligence have recently appeared in which the individual facetiously called by our jolly neighbors of the North "contraband," figured largely, and in a manner incompatible with the Yankee ideas of the duty and inclination of that individual. A letter from a Yankee invader of the Peninsula describes the unfortunate expedition of a detachment of Gen. Wool's command in the ill-fated rout of Bethel. Among the direful incidents of the expedition was the encountering of a regiment of blacks, who "actually attacked, fired on, and wounded, the 20th Germans." The writer says he had heard of negro regiments at Manassas, at Memphis, and New Orleans, "but did not believe it until it came so near home," and their men were attacked by the contraband! Of course, all that this Yankee says about a negro regiment is false; but his statement will be startling to the Northern fanatics who have waged this war for the negro. They will consider him an ingr