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The Daily Dispatch: March 9, 1864., [Electronic resource], Review of the Pennsylvania campaign. (search)
of Lane's and Scales's North Carolina brigades, McGowan's South Carolina brigade, under Col. A. Perrin, (14th S. C.,) and Thomas's Georgia brigade, moved from their encampments on the east side of South Mountain on the morning of the 1st of July, at ngaged with the enemy, the division was formed in line of battle as follows: Perrin and Scales on the right, and Lane and Thomas on the left of the turnpike. In this order, with a strong line of skirmishers thrown forward, the division advanced for three o'clock, the enemy having made a strong demonstration on the right, Gen. Lane was sent to the extreme right, and Gen. Thomas closed upon the left of Gen. Scales. Soon thereafter the division (with the exception of Gen. Thomas, who was retaineGen. Thomas, who was retained to meet a threatened advance on the left,) moved forward slowly to the right to the support of Major Gen. Heth, who was now vigorously engaged with the enemy.--About 4 o'clock the three brigades of Lane, Scales, and Perrin, were ordered by Major G
English neutrality. We think, if the news from Europe published in our columns yesterday does not entirely disabuse the minds of the few among us who, after all that has happened, still cling to the hope that our cousins over the water can be induced by an circumstance whatever to afford us even their countenance in our difficulties, they must be harder of belief than Thomas, surnamed Didymus, himself. In a rose-water speech of, we should suppose, some five minutes length, Lord Derby called the attention of the peers to the fact that Lord Russell had refused to lay the papers in the case of the rams before the House of Lords, on the contemptibly frivolous pretext that the case was now under judicial investigation, the papers in question having already been published by the Yankee Congress. He wished farther to have a copy of any papers relative to Yankee threats of violence in British waters, a dispatch from Seward to Adams having been published in Washington, in which the form
Mayor's Court. --Yesterday the following cases were disposed of by the Mayor: Michael Dolan, charged with selling a horse belonging to the Confederate States, was put upon trial. The evidence failing to substantiate the accusation, the charge was dismissed and Dolan set at liberty. Two little white boys, named Edward Clayton and George Kane, charged with breaking into and entering the house of Wm. Thomas, and stealing therefrom one pair of shoes, a pistol, one set of shirt buttons, and a gold ring, the whole valued at $150, were, after a partial examination of the evidence, sent to a county justice for final disposition, the offence having been committed beyond the jurisdiction of the city. Edward, a negro slave whose master is in the Confederate service, was arrested on the charge of persuading Davy, slave of Dr. Earley, to escapes to the Yankees. The Mayor deeming the evidence against the accused of too trivial a character to send him on, he was ordered to be