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Further Successes at the West. more destruction of the enemy's Supplies and Bands by our cavalry. The following dispatch was received at the War Department yesterday: Tullahoma, January 22--Lieutenant Colonel Hutchinson, with one hundred men of Morgan's cavalry, made a dash, yesterday, upon the enemy's camp at Murfreesboro', and captured and brought off safely one hundred and fifty prisoners and thirty wagons. Major Holman, of Wheeler's Cavalry, since the last report captured and destroyed another large transport on the Cumbered, loaded with subsistence. The enemy has made no show of an advance from Murfreesboro'. (Signed) Branton Brago, General Commanding.
ue of prizes in $000. this is exclusive of specie obtained aboard, which in one case, the Ben Hoxie, amounted to $500,000. many of the prizes are rich China, East India, and California ships: January 19, brig Estelle, Boston, $138,000. January 22, brig Windward, Portland, $50,000. January 22, brig Corie Ann, Philadelphia, $30,000. February 12, ship Jacob Bell, New York, $2,000,000. March 6, ship Star of Peace, Boston, $640,000. March 13, schooner Aldebanan, New York, $40,000. January 22, brig Corie Ann, Philadelphia, $30,000. February 12, ship Jacob Bell, New York, $2,000,000. March 6, ship Star of Peace, Boston, $640,000. March 13, schooner Aldebanan, New York, $40,000. March 28, bark Lanwing, Boston, $80,000. March 30, bark M J Colcold, New York, $80,000. April 13, ship Kate Dyer, Hamburg, $40,000. April 17, Commonwealth, New York, $400,000. April 28, bark Henrietta, Baltimore $50,000. April 24, ship O ned a, New York, $750,000. May 6, brig Clarence, Baltimore, $50,000. May 13, ship Crown Point, New York, $300,000. June 6, ship Red Guantlet, Boston, $100,000. June 14, ship Southern Cross, New York, $35,000. June 16, ship B F Hoxie, Califor
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1863., [Electronic resource], Gen. Bragg's Fitness for command--Gen. Joe Johnston's opinion. (search)
a part of your command, no order will be necessary to give you authority there, as, whether present or absent, you have a right to direct its operations and do whatever else belongs to the General commanding. Very truly and respectfully yours, (Signed)Jeff. Davis. Extract from letter of Gen. J. E. Johnston.] Tullahoma, Feb, 3d. 1863. Mr. President: Your telegram ordering me to Gen. Bragg's headquarters was received in Mobile, when I was on my way to them. Your letter of January 22d reached me here on the 30th. ***** My principal object has been to ascertain the feeling existing in the regiments, being confident that if the soldiers are not depressed we can have nothing to fear; for it is not to be supposed that the deal of General officers can be impaired by any want of confidence in their General's skill. Incessant rain has permitted me to see but a fourth of the troops as yet. They are represented by their field officers to be in high spirits, and as read
From east Tennessee. Russellville, Jan. 21. --One hundred and forty-three Yankees, captured in a recent skirmish, were sent forward to-day. They state that Col. Tom Vincent, of the 9th Fl (Federal) cavalry, was shot and killed by Major W. T. Bradly and two other officers of the same regiment, a few days since, for cursing the policy of arming the negroes.--He said he would shoot the first negro he saw with a sword. The artillery firing heard to-day was near Strawberry Plains. Weather clear and pleasant. [second Dispatch.] Russellville, Jan. 22. --The trains crossed Watauga to day, which will enable them to run within a few miles of Greenville, where a small bridge has been built. Our cavalry occupy Strawberry Plains. Yesterday the enemy retired after burning the railroad bridge.
The Daily Dispatch: January 25, 1864., [Electronic resource], Affairs in the Valley — vandalism of the Yankees, &c. (search)
Meridian, Jan. 22 --Advices from Vicksburg report that the Mississippi is blockaded at Greenville and Milliken's Bend, by our batteries. Very few transports go down, and provisions have risen to exorbitantly high prices. The steamer Ben Franklin was taken to Vicksburg recently by a gunboat with her crew in irons. She was detected in crossing ordnance stores for the Confederates to the Louisiana shore. A fight occurred at Bovina, Warren county, a short time since, between negro troops and whites. The negroes killed a number of Yankees, when reinforcements arrived, charged the negroes, took their artillery, and opened on them with grape and canister. Several hundred Yankees killed.
eigh, the Lake Erie raider, a judgment was given to-day by Recorder Dugher. The court was crowded, and a large number of Southerners were present. Burleigh was committed, subject to the extradition under the treaty.--The prisoner's counsel applied immediately for a writ of habeas corpus and stay of proceedings. The Georgia railroads to be repaired. Washington, January 21. --A force of eight hundred men are on the eve of leaving Annapolis for Savannah, to be employed in repairing the railroads connecting with that city. Re-election of Senator Wilson. Boston, Massachusetts, January 20. --The Massachusetts Senate to-day voted for Senator, with the following result: Henry A. Wilson, 37; John A. Andrew, 3. Financial reports. New York, January 22. --The sales of gold and stocks at the evening exchange on Saturday reached $4,000,000 in currency. New York, January 21, 10 P. M.--Gold closed at 198 1-2. After the call, sales were made at 201 1-4.
Sixty dollars reward. --Ran away, on the 22d of January., 1865, from the Confederate States Nitre Works, Richmond, Lewis Harris and Sam Valentine, free negroes.--They live in Mecklenburg, and may have hired themselves to the Richmond and Danville Railroad Company, to be employed at Keysville. Deliver them to any jail and notify. E. Harrison, Richmond, Va. ja 27--6t
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