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West Virginia (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 21
s forces, commanded by Colonel Dunning, of the 5th Ohio regiment, left Romney last night, at 12 o'clock and attacked the rebels 2,000 strong at Blue's Gap, east of Romney, at day light this morning. The rebels were completely routed with the loss of 15 killed, two pieces of cannon, their wagons, &c., with 20 prisoners, including one commissioned officer. Our loss was none. It is rumored here this afternoon that the rebels are in full retreat from Hancock. Skirmish in Western Virginia--the rebels run as usual. Cincinnati, Jan. 8. --A special dispatch to The Gazette, from Huttonsville, says that Gen. Milroy is still moving. An expedition sent out by him of 300 of the 32d Ohio, under Capt. Lacy, into Tucker county, dispersed 400 rebels, capturing a Commissary and a large amount of his stores, a first Lieutenant, and a private. Four rebels were found dead on the ground, and a large number wounded.--One detachment is still in hot pursuit. Attack on Yankee
Romney (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 21
We present our readers this morning with extracts from the latest Northern papers which have been received. Another victory for the Union--battle near Romney, Va.--2,000 rebels routed--15 killed and 20 prisoners--their cannon and Baggage taken. Wheeling, Jan. 9.--A special dispatch to the Intelligencer from Cumberland says that a detachment of Gen. Kelly's forces, commanded by Colonel Dunning, of the 5th Ohio regiment, left Romney last night, at 12 o'clock and attacked the rebels 2,000 strong at Blue's Gap, east of Romney, at day light this morning. The rebels were completely routed with the loss of 15 killed, two pieces of cannon, theRomney, at day light this morning. The rebels were completely routed with the loss of 15 killed, two pieces of cannon, their wagons, &c., with 20 prisoners, including one commissioned officer. Our loss was none. It is rumored here this afternoon that the rebels are in full retreat from Hancock. Skirmish in Western Virginia--the rebels run as usual. Cincinnati, Jan. 8. --A special dispatch to The Gazette, from Huttonsville, says
Vistula (Ohio, United States) (search for this): article 21
the meantime no decided activity can be expected, unless some heavy blow be struck at the rebels, either by an advance in Kentucky or a successful and vigorous attack by Burnside's Expedition. The speculative railroad shares were scarcely so good as yesterday, but in the absence of any pressure to sell, price were well sustained. The advance of last evening was lost in some descriptions, though at the decline there is a fair demand. New York Central closes at 81½ a 81½, Erie 34 a 34½, Toledo 35¼ a 36, Rock Island 52¼ a 52½. The list of Government stocks has a much better appearance within a day or two, and this morning there is a good demand with few offering. For the coupon sixes of 1581 79½ is bid; for the registered 88, and for the various issues of fives the bids are a 1 percent higher. Money is daily growing easter, and borrowers now find no difficulty in supplying themselves at 6 per cent., and hear of some transactions at 6 to 6 on prime securities and large m
United States (United States) (search for this): article 21
een reported from the Committee on Military Affairs amended, Originally it contained the following; Whereas, officers in the military service of the United States have without the authority of law, and against the plainest dictates of justice and humanity, caused persons claimed fugitives from service or labor to be seizeen omitted. The bill as amended contains only the following provision. That it shall be unlawful for any officer in the military or naval service of the United States to cause any person claimed to be held to service of labor, by reason of African descent, to be seized, held, detained or delivered up to, or for any person clvice or labor; and any officer so offending shall be discharged from service, and be forever ineligible to any appointment in the military or naval self of the United States. Jim Lane's command — a heavy force assigned him. The Chicago Journal learns, by private advices from Washington, that Gen. James H. Lane will reach t
Fort Erie (Canada) (search for this): article 21
of affairs. In the meantime no decided activity can be expected, unless some heavy blow be struck at the rebels, either by an advance in Kentucky or a successful and vigorous attack by Burnside's Expedition. The speculative railroad shares were scarcely so good as yesterday, but in the absence of any pressure to sell, price were well sustained. The advance of last evening was lost in some descriptions, though at the decline there is a fair demand. New York Central closes at 81½ a 81½, Erie 34 a 34½, Toledo 35¼ a 36, Rock Island 52¼ a 52½. The list of Government stocks has a much better appearance within a day or two, and this morning there is a good demand with few offering. For the coupon sixes of 1581 79½ is bid; for the registered 88, and for the various issues of fives the bids are a 1 percent higher. Money is daily growing easter, and borrowers now find no difficulty in supplying themselves at 6 per cent., and hear of some transactions at 6 to 6 on prime securi
Cape Girardeau (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 21
formerly of Ohio, who married a lady in Zanesville, Ohio, named Miss Emma Gallahaber, some years ago, (now deceased,) and one of the principal engineers on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, had been in Cairo for some days, and got a pass to go to Cape Girardeau. No one here suspected his loyalty except his own brother-in-law. When at Cape Girardeau he told one story to the Provost Marshal and another different one to the commanding officer. This was discovered by the nephew of Commodore Graham, wCape Girardeau he told one story to the Provost Marshal and another different one to the commanding officer. This was discovered by the nephew of Commodore Graham, who was in command of the Illinois steamer. He had him arrested and he was sent up to St. Louis. Childs wished to force his way through the lines, and go to Columbus. His uncle is chief engineer of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, and both are largely interested in it. His little daughter, three years old, is now in Zanesville, and will be well cared for by kind relatives, who deplores his traitorism to his country. The bill Concerning Army officers and the arrest of Fugitive slaves.
Somerset, Ky. (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 21
egiment, for whose thorough equipment as army engineers, mechanics and artizans, the Government has determined to appropriate $210,000, will accompany the General to Fort Leavenworth. It is understood that this command, under General Lane, in designed for a grand expedition through the section of country along the Arkansas border into Texas, simultaneously with the movement of all the divisions of the army of the Union. Yankee attack on the Salt works in Kentucky. A letter from Somerset, Ky., of recent date, says: On the night of the 28th the 35th Ohio, Col. Vandevier, made a silent, cautious march to the Salt Works on Fishing Creek, with the full expectation of capturing a regiment of rebel cavalry, who were guarding the works while some of their men were manufacturing salt. But when they arrived there the workmen and cavalry had gone to their camp. So they made a charge on the Salt Works, breaking the kettles, disabling the pumps, and spreading havoc among the uten
Fort Warren (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): article 21
rs' worth of rebel property. Arrest of Englishmen as Spies. A letter from Cairo to a Cincinnati paper, under date of the 24th ult, says: Quite a sensation was caused yesterday morning by the arrest of five Englishmen who came up from Gen. Polk as British subjects. They were suspected of being spies, either in the employ of the British Government, or of the Southern Confederacy. After several hours confinement all but two were discharged. The two retained will be sent to Fort Warren to-day, by order of the State Department. Treasonable documents (I learn) have been found on them. There is one matter of fact that ought to be made public. Since the reception of the news from England regarding the Mason and Sildell affair, a great many Englishmen have made their appearance at this post. I do not wish to impute to them any improper purposes, but the Union men suspect them for the reason that they have not appeared before. They are all wealthy men — some, in all
Missouri (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 21
, so excited are they at the dastardly act. It remains to be seen how long the Government will now hesitate when they learn these facts. One of the Lieutenants was shot in the back part of the neck, and is not expected to live. Latest from Missouri--the battle of Mount Zion — reported Federal victories. A correspondent of the Missouri Democrat, writing from Sturgeon, Mo., December 29th, says: One of the severest engagements that has been fought during the campaign in Missouri, toMissouri, took place yesterday at Mount Zion, 18 miles southwest from this place, between 600 Unionists, commanded by Brig. General Prentiss, consisting of a detachment from Col. Birge's Sharp-Shooters and five companies from Col. Glover's cavalry, and 700 or 800 Confederates, which resulted in the rout of the rebels, with severe less, and the capture of their camp. Skirmishing commenced at 11 o'clock A. Mr. and in three hours after our troops held complete possession of the field, and not a rebel to b
Kansas (Kansas, United States) (search for this): article 21
of African descent, to be seized, held, detained or delivered up to, or for any person claiming such service or labor; and any officer so offending shall be discharged from service, and be forever ineligible to any appointment in the military or naval self of the United States. Jim Lane's command — a heavy force assigned him. The Chicago Journal learns, by private advices from Washington, that Gen. James H. Lane will reach that city the latter part of the present week, on route for Kansas, where the War Department has assigned to him a command of 25,000 men, 6,000 of whom are to be cavalry; and included in the command are three of the regiments now encamped at Chicago — Brackett's cavalry, Baldwin's Infantry, and Wilson's Mechanic Fusileers. The last named regiment, for whose thorough equipment as army engineers, mechanics and artizans, the Government has determined to appropriate $210,000, will accompany the General to Fort Leavenworth. It is understood that this command,
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