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Mobile, Nov. 29. --A special dispatch to the Advertiser and Register, from Abbeville, gives news from Northern dates to the 30th ult. The Chicago Tribune reports the loss of seventeen fine boats in the last four months, involving the loss of seven millions of dollars and sixty lives — all attributed to guerillas. A Washington dispatch reports that Rosecrans has been assigned to the department of Baltimore. The Cincinnati Enquirer says that Chief Justice Taney has resigned, and that Secretary Chase has been appointed to the vacancy. Gen. Foster left Cincinnati on the 22d to relieve Gen Burnside. The Greenwood Foundry at Cincinnati was burned on the 21st. Loss, $400,000. The rebel steamer Banshee, from Nassau, has been captured. Scouts report that a raiding party of six hundred left Corinth on the 26th, and proceeded down the Mobile and Ohio railroad. The steamer St. Louis, from New Orleans, was fired into by guerillas. No one badly hurt.
ers was not in their political success, but in their probity and fear of God. The Puritan prayed with his knee on the neck of tyrants, but not so intent on choking the tyrants as to intermit prayer. The Puritan must fight his way on to universal liberty. It was an easy thing to criticise the old Puritans.--God Almighty never launched a hero into history but that there could be always found some poor critic to carp at him. We should not get too near to heroes. (The speaker here slapped Gen Burnside on the shoulder, as much as to say, "I have made a big point."] The speaker had been in college, and there was a man ahead of him there.--Beecher was ahead of him there. We had fallen upon grave times. Our fathers found this continent a wilderness. The speaker continued in a rambling manner, now referring to the landing of the Pilgrims, now to his experiences in college, and now jumping like a lively intellectual squired into the war, out of the war, and travelling all around the war.
papers, of the 12th instant, have been received. The news is quite interesting. The last quotation of gold in New York is one hundred and seventy three and an eighth. The highest premium heretofore given was 172, in February, 1863, soon after Burnside's defeat at Fredericksburg. We have been furnished by the Agent of the Press Association with the following abstract: The Red river expedition — defeat of the Yankees near Shreveport Confirmed. The Baltimore Gazette of the 12th, in its egenerally perfected. Gen. Baldy Smith will command two army corps, which are organizing at Fortress Monroe. The troops under his commrnd will be pushed up the Peninsula, whilst the Army of the Potomac keeps Lee's forces vigorously occupied. Gen Burnside will attempt his old route via Goldsboro', cutting the railroad at that point. The World's correspondent expresses the opinion that this grand combination will compel the rebels to fall back from the line of the Rapidan to the defences of
Col Wilson, of my staff, sent at the instance of Gen Burnside, informing me more fully of the condition of affations for the Grand attack. To Major General A E Burnside. Previous reconnaissances, made first by Brigoperations indicated in my dispatch of the 14th to Burnside. Upon further consideration — the great objecnot been for the imperative necessity of relieving Burnside I would have pursued the broken and demoralized enen found in the country.--But my advices were that Burnside's supplies would only last until the 3d December. roceed with all possible dispatch to the relief of Burnside. Gen. Elliot had been ordered by Thomas, on t Knoxville on the 6th, and after a conference with Burnside in reference to "organizing a pursuing force largenemy and beat him, or drive him out of the State." Burnside was of the opinion that the corps of Granger, in cour command for the kindness you have done us. A E Burnside, Maj Gen. Leaving Granger's command at Knoxvi
n, and a number of its agents were present administering to the wants of the wounded. Writing on the 17th, he says: On the afternoon of yesterday General Burnside arrived with the Ninth corps and took a position to the left of the Second, and at 6 P M a charge by the latter was ordered, to attempt the capture of an imp Ewell's Hill's, and Beauregard's corps. The casualties in this charge were very heavy, probably not less that fifteen hundred. At three o'clock this morning Gen Burnside, in accordance with instructions, ordered an attack on the main position, which formed the object of attack last night. During the night he had closed thee on the left of Gen Barlow, and the latter had orders to act with him if he saw it could be done with advantage. Gen Potter's division formed the first line of Burnside's corps, and was the only portion of the corps engaged, although the remainder were in support, and ready to go in if needed. The advance was made promptly
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