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The Daily Dispatch: October 26, 1861., [Electronic resource] 9 1 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 2 2 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: October 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], By the Governor of Virginia.--a Proclamation. (search)
the thigh; Gerald Wilson, slightly. Frank Clark, ( nephew of Mr. Cooper,) mortally;--Short, slightly, John Devind, wounded in the head not mortally; North Saunders, in the leg, Capt. K. P. Hill of the Camden Rifles brother of Gen. D. H. Hill, of North Carolina and member of the Mississippi Secession Convention,) slightly in the arm; and Willis Haddox, slightly. The entire causalities upon our side may be considered definitely ascertained, since a dispatch was received yesterday by President Davis from Gen. Beauregard, based on a report from Gen. Evans, in which the Confederate loss is stated at 27 killed and 120 wounded. The Federal loss is set down by same high authority at 1,200 killed, wounded occurred. We have no doubt of the entire accuracy of this information. As we stated yesterday there is no truth in the rumor that Gen. Evans has fallen back from Leesburg, though it seems to be the general impression that the enemy crossed the river subsequent to the battle and again
Brigadier General appointed. We learn that Col. Richard Taylor, (son of the late President Taylor, and brother-in-law of President Davis,) has been appointed a Brigadier General of the Provisional Army, and has been tendered the appointment of Quartermaster General at Richmond. Col. Taylor is now at Manassas in command of a Louisiana regiment.
The Daily Dispatch: October 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], By the Governor of Virginia.--a Proclamation. (search)
ndred and fifty in number, had also formed themselves into a company of Home Guards. There is a citizen patrol corps composed of Northern men, commanded by Capt. Daniel Davis, a Connecticut Yankee, a low and vulgar fellow, despised by all the better portion of the community. Our informants state that they were compelled to lice to our Generals on the Potomac." Gen. Beauregard called my attention to it, and authorized me to deny unequivocally the assertion that "he had applied to President Davis for leave to advance on the enemy and that it had been refused." I have the means of knowing, and have good reason to believe that Gens. Johnston, Beauregard, the region bordering upon Albemarle Sound, and to check any rear movement of the enemy against Norfolk. It is therefore of great importance that the eyes of President Davis and Gov. Clark should be directed to that point. The intimations from the North are strong that the enemy will soon attempt to assail Roanoke Island with a s