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The Daily Dispatch: August 26, 1861., [Electronic resource],
One of the Western Obituary notices. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: August 29, 1861., [Electronic resource], Yankee Presences to prevarication. (search)
Important from Arizona. The Mesilla Times, of the 3d of August, gives the subjoined account of the capture of U. S. troops, already announced by telegraph: The United States forces in New Mexico were thirty-six companies--fourteen mounted and twenty-two foot. Of these eleven have been taken prisoners and four others are in the power of the Southern forces, leaving twelve infantry and nine mounted at large.--About half of these are at Forts Staunton, Oraig and Albuquerque, and the remainder are scattered at different points a hundred miles apart and distant from the Arizona frontier. A Confederate force has gone to attack Forts Wise and Garland, and a few weeks will probably show a capture of the whole force of this department. Their supplies from the United States are already cut off. The confidential orders to Major Lynde from the commander of the Department of New Mexico are in substance, that the whole regular force of the department had been ordered to the State
The Daily Dispatch: August 29, 1861., [Electronic resource], The blockade (search)
The Daily Dispatch: September 3, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Five Dollars reward. (search)
Martial law proclaimed in Missouri. St. Louis, Aug. 31. --Gen. Fremont has proclaim red that the State of Missouri is under martial law Persons found with arms in their hand a will be court-martialed and shot. The property, personal and real, of persons who take up arms against the Federal Government will be confiscated, and their slave declared freemen. The people are warned to return to their homes, and their absence without sufficient cause will be considered presumptive evidence against the absentees. The Provost Marshal, Mr. McKausley, forbids all persons from passing out of the country without a pass. At Rolla a skirmish is reported to have occurred between Montgomery, of Kansas notoriety, and Gen. Raines.
Runaway. -- Reward.--Ranaway, on the 3th of August, my Negro Woman named Betty, about 8 years old, five feet four inches high, black, who was to Joseph Davis, on Broad street. She has a mark on the face, in consequence of a mu plaster she had on, which place is darker. She has children in Cumberland county, where I bought her of Mr. J. M. Price.--Her mother lives with Mr. S. Ste , in Augusta county. No doubt she may try to get to one of these places; or she may be in this city. I will give the above reward it delivered to me here, or if ledged in jail in the county or city. se 9--6t* Joseph Stern.
The Daily Dispatch: October 29, 1861., [Electronic resource], Affairs at the
The Daily Dispatch: August 4, 1862., [Electronic resource], Affairs on
James river. (search)
From the North. Concentration of Confederates on James river — a Confederate Dash on Gloucester — capture of a Confederate mail Carrier, &c. Petersburg, Aug. 3. --New York and Philadelphia dates of the 28th and 29th ult. have been received. The Fortress Monroe correspondent of the Philadelphia Inquirer says he is credibly informed that large rebel forces are concentrating on the line of James river, above the junction of the Appomattox and the James, supposed to number between fifty and seventy thousand, and "Stonewall" Jackson in command. On the night of the 24th ult, a company of rebel cavalry dashed down on Gloucester Point, opposite Yorktown, and carried off a large lot of "contrabands," forced into the rebel army all the male inhabitants, and then set fire to a lot of ship timber, and taking with them the trophies departed. Similar depredations were committed in the vicinity of Williamsburg on the night of the 25th. The rebels made incursions i
The Daily Dispatch: August 4, 1862., [Electronic resource], From the
North--foreign recognition — recruiting in Baltimore, &c. (search)
The enemy in Prince George county. Petersburg, Aug. 3d --The enemy landed a large force at two points on the south side of James river, Saturday night, variously estimated at from six to ten thousand, comprising infantry, artillery and cavalry. There was a brisk skirmish to-day at Cox's Mill Creek, in Prince George, between fifty of the 13th Virginia cavalry and eighty Yankee cavalry. Our loss was one killed, three wounded, and two missing. Yankee cavalry were at Garysville at one o'clock to-day.
The Daily Dispatch: August 5, 1862., [Electronic resource], The
Rappahannock lines. (search)
The war in the west. Mobile, Aug. 3.--A special dispatch to the Advertiser and Register, dated Jackson, 31st ult., says: Passengers report that Gen. Villipelgne advanced and occupied Lagrange, Tenn, but subsequently returned to Abbeville. The Yankees were advancing on Holly Springs, and were expected to occupy that place to-day. Gen. Ruggles addressed a stringent remonstrance to Butler, relative to two partisan rangers, who, it is said, Buller had threatened to hang. Gen. Ruggles threatened retaliation-Butler replied that one had been paroled, and that the other would be. Tupelo, Aug. 2--The enemy in our front are repairing roads and bridges, and extending their pickets. It is believed they intend a demonstration. Information has been received that Curtis has been reinforced and is advancing on Hindman who has a large force.