hide Matching Documents

Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: July 26, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Lowry Wilson or search for Lowry Wilson in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

Captain William Thompson was at Laurel, in Colonel Jackson's Regiment. Heck says he felt three weeks ago that he was on the wrong side. --Many persons from the rebel army are giving themselves up, and the hills were full of them. They are scattered all over the country. Ex-Lieutenant Governor William L. Jackson, of Parkersburg, in the Rebel army, was killed at Cheat Mountain Pass. A gentleman who arrived yesterday from Beverly states that a young lawyer from Morgantown, named Lowry Wilson, was among the killed of the Rebel forces at Rich Mountain. He had a Colonel's commission from John Letcher, but at the time of his death he was acting as a Captain or Lieutenant. The Secession officers who recently retreated from Laurel Hill and vicinity were exceedingly honest and liberal with the people among whom they sojourned. They paid promptly for everything that they couldn't possibly get without pay; and almost invariably in Virginia scrip. Every farmer in the vicinity o
Wholesale plunder. Gen. Wilson's proposition in the United State Senate to confiscate all private property in the South is worthy in its spirit the brute and barbarism by whom it is made, and in its cunning, of a regular Cape Cod Yankee; for it is designed to feel his countrymen with the idea that the South can be made to pay the piper. None but a robber and brigand would suggest such a proceeding, and none but a nation of fools, which the Yankees, when in their sober senses, are not, could be made to believe it practicable.