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expressive of fidelity and adherence to the Government were adopted, and a committee appointed for the purpose, drew up a paper which was accepted by the convention as a statement of grievances.--(Doc. 77.) Capt. P. G. D. Morton, captured at Chelsea, Butler County, Kansas, a train of twenty-one wagons, four hundred and twenty-five cattle, twenty-five ponies, and thirty-five prisoners. The train was on its way from Pike's Peak to the Cherokees, who seceded some weeks ago.--N. Y. Times, October 26. Eighty of Major James' cavalry, at Cameron, came upon two hundred and fifty or three hundred rebels, in a cornfield, twenty miles south of Cameron, in Ray County, Missouri. The advance guard of nine of the National troops routed them, the rebels seeking refuge in the timber. The guard was then reinforced by thirty of the cavalry, when they completely drove the rebels from that section, killing eight and taking five prisoners. Four Federals were wounded and one killed. The ste
at New York.--Western Virginia almost unanimously voted in favor of a division of the State.--The funeral of Col. Edward D. Baker, who was killed at the battle of Ball's Bluff, took place at Washington, D. C. The remains were deposited in the congressional burying ground.--Reports were circulated throughout the country that Gen. Banks had been killed and his army slaughtered, that Gen. Sickles' brigade had suffered a similar fate, and that the Confederates had crossed the Potomac, both above and below Washington.--Baltimore American, October 25. This night a skirmish occurred between Gen. Ward's pickets and a scouting party of about one hundred rebels in Green County, to the southwest of Campbellsville, Kentucky. The captain of pickets unfortunately was taken prisoner, but the National forces suffered no other loss, though there were several of the rebels killed and wounded. A Tennesseean who was attached to the Federal forces killed two of them.--Louisville Journal, October 26.
October 26. At Mill Creek, five miles from Romney, Gen. Kelley's force came upon the rebel's outposts, which they drove in, and advanced to the Indian Mound Cemetery, to the west of the town, where the rebels made a stand and opened fire with a twelve-pound rifled gun, placed in a very commanding position in the cemetery, and with a mountain howitzer from the high grounds on the east bank of the river, which point commanded our approach for a distance of over a mile. At the east end of t established between Baltimore, Md., and Washington, D. C. Fifty wagons were employed in the service. This was rendered necessary by the closing of the Potomac and the great amount of freight thus thrown upon the railroad.--Baltimore American, October 26. Generals Fremont and Sigel arrived at Springfield, Missouri, and were received with a display of National flags and every demonstration of joy.--National Intelligencer, Nov. 1. The Charleston Mercury, of this date, declares that the
October 26. The schooner Crenshaw of New York, Captain Nelson, from New York for Glasgow with a cargo of flour, was this day captured in latitude 40°, longitude 64°, by the rebel privateer Alabama, and burned. Indianola, Texas, surrendered to the United States gunboats Clifton and Westfield without firing a shot.-A party of Unionists attempted to land at Saint Mary's, Georgia, but were repulsed. The gunboats then shelled and completely destroyed the tow
October 26. Heavy skirmishing took place near Bealton, Va.--Colonel George E. Spencer, commanding five hundred men of the First Alabama regiment of cavalry, on an expedition. through Northern Alabama and Mississippi, was attacked and defeated by the rebel forces, in the extreme south-east corner of Tishomingo County, Miss. --A fight occurred at Tuscumbia, Ala.--(Doc. 209.)