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Evansport (Ohio, United States) (search for this): article 24
s a report that several of our tickets were captured a few days ago in the vicinity of Dumfries, by the rather sudden appear once of 700 of the enemy's cavalry. On the other hand, our tickets captured seven of the enemy this week, not far from Evansport.--They had strayed off from camp, and were without arms. They constitute the advance guard of the "on to Richmond" soldiery, and will get there sooner that their most sanguine expectations could have hoped for. On Tuesday night eight yawlngton down the river, probably to Newport News. In two days upwards of a hundred tags and transports, heavily laden, have been seen to pass down. We hear further that six Texan Rangers were captured by the Yankees, who landed in force at Evansport on Wednesday night, and that our party have succeeded in capturing four more of Sickles men, who will be in to day. Heavy firing was heard all day yesterday along the Potomac from Boyd's Hols, and stems to extend as far as Washington.
Warrenton (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 24
ags and transports, heavily laden, have been seen to pass down. We hear further that six Texan Rangers were captured by the Yankees, who landed in force at Evansport on Wednesday night, and that our party have succeeded in capturing four more of Sickles men, who will be in to day. Heavy firing was heard all day yesterday along the Potomac from Boyd's Hols, and stems to extend as far as Washington. Firing was also heard yesterday evening for about an hour in the direction of Warrenton, Va. and from a gentleman who arrived in town this morning, we learn that the enemy in large force are at Warrenton junction. From Cumberland Gap. The Abingdon Virginian has confirmatory news of the fight at Cumberland Gap: The enemy attacked our forces there at daylight on Saturday morning. He was driven back. Our lost was some four or five wounded--the enemy's not known. The devils on the Tennessee side commended simultaneously with their Lincoln friends on the opposite s
Skidaway Island (Georgia, United States) (search for this): article 24
ps in order to replenish his stores. From the Georgia coast. The Savannah News, of the 26th of March, says: The Yankees made a demonstration at Skidaway Island yesterday forenoon. We learn that between ten and eleven o'clock yesterday morning, they threw a number of shot and shell upon the Island, but receiving no rartillery, This is another Federal victory, and if they had a reporter with them, It would be duly reported in the Northern papers. They are heartily welcome to Skidaway, with its sand files and innumerable mosquitoes. Skidaway is about fourteen miles southeast from Savannah. Lumdrs. It was currently rumored yesterdaySkidaway is about fourteen miles southeast from Savannah. Lumdrs. It was currently rumored yesterday that Gen. Jackson had been reinforced by Gen. Johnston, and that a battle took place on Friday last, resulting in the complete rout of the enemy. There is, however, no farther foundation for the report than that heavy discharges of artillery were heard by the citizens of Fredericksburg on the day referred to. They Fredericksburg
Hampton Roads (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 24
eavier armament, it will draw less by one half than the Virginia, and will prove invulnerable to attack, while irresistible in attacking Nothing that is now known to naval architecture, that floats upon the an, can withstand the shocz of an encounter with this new cref — retains like it has ever been With one like it in the barbore of the five or six principal reports of the South, the Lincoln f s must other leave the watery they inf submit to the fate which overtook their consorts in Hampton Roads. In due time whereabouts and power will be made known by deeds in it will cheer the true sons of the South, sand the chill of death to the glory of the Northern Navy, and startle the world with its wondrous exploits. This is no fancy sketch — no empty boats. The plan has been approved by the Government, and are of more will be built immediately. From the drawing we have seen and the explanations we have had, we feel confident that this new vessel, will easily accomplish all the inv
Chatterton (Indiana, United States) (search for this): article 24
ould have hoped for. On Tuesday night eight yawl boats, filled with men, were sent ashore from two steamers in the Potomac, at Boyd's Hole. They landed at "Somerset," Mr Henry Fitzhugh's, and without any provocation whatever burnt his newly-erected large dwelling house, together with most. If not all, his out-buildings. It is stated that on a recent cocaston Jim Lawson, the late body servant of Col. John Taylor, who ran away from his master a few weeks ago, landed in a boat at Chatterton, with a number of other negroes, and proceeded to the house, where lie demanded the keys of Mrs. Jones, who was there at the time and, after ransacking the premises, took what he wanted Jim was dressed in uniform, with a sword by his side, and was addressed by his companions as "Captain Lawson" It is said he is a Captain in Gen. Rocker's army It is reported that the negroes who lately ran off from Mr. G. B. Wallace, of "Little Whim," Thirteen in number, were drowned by the ting of a
Fort Thompson (South Dakota, United States) (search for this): article 24
regiment, my senior officer made his appearance on the ground, (not with his regiment, however,) and having carefully surveyed our position, and also the force of the enemy, ordered me to fall back into the woods beyond reach of the fire, which I did with my command, in good order, by way of Fisher's Avenue. In retiring, I had three of my men wounded by the enemy's shells, one of whom has since been reported dead. After forming in the woods, Col. Campbell ordered me to fallback on Fort Thompson entrenchments, where I was ordered to take position on the right of the 7th regiment North Carolina State troops. Here under a drenching rain, we remained all night of the 19th, without food, after having been up all the night before under a heavy rain, and nearly three hours in the day exposed to the enemy's fire, besides marching for several hours, having tested no food from the evening we left Newbern. Posted on my right was the militia, resting on the railroad by the brick-yard
Dumfries, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 24
le town of Woodstoes, the county seat of Shenandoah, where Gen. Jackson's army is now in position, is thirty miles south of Winchester, and distant only twelve miles from Strasburg, where the Yankee army lies. It will be seen, therefore, that there is every probability of another battle, which has possibly taken place ere this. From the Potomac line. The Fredericksburg Herald, of Friday, contains a report that several of our tickets were captured a few days ago in the vicinity of Dumfries, by the rather sudden appear once of 700 of the enemy's cavalry. On the other hand, our tickets captured seven of the enemy this week, not far from Evansport.--They had strayed off from camp, and were without arms. They constitute the advance guard of the "on to Richmond" soldiery, and will get there sooner that their most sanguine expectations could have hoped for. On Tuesday night eight yawl boats, filled with men, were sent ashore from two steamers in the Potomac, at Boyd's Hole.
Fishers Landing (New York, United States) (search for this): article 24
r eight months. Col. Sinclair's report. Hdqrs. 85th Reg't N. C. Troops, Kisston, March 16, 1862. Colossal.--I have the honor to inform you, that on Wednesday, the 11th inst. at 4 o'clk P. M., I received orders, to march down to "Fisher's Landing" to oppose the landing of the enemy, reported to be in force with their fleet down the river. I left Newbern, according to orders, at 6 ½ o'clock. P. M., with my command, by the railroad, and arrived at the point designated at 8 o'clock tha town. At the time I arrived there was sufficient moonlight to enable me to see that the enemy, in heavy force, was not far distant. I could distinctly hear the music of his bands, and even the singing of his men on the fleet. Taking "Fisher's Landing" as my centre, I posted pickets on each side of the landing, extending three miles from my centre. I posted the balance of my regiment along rifle pits and breast works guarding the landing, with one company in reserve at the landing proper
Missouri (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 24
report at 250--have not arrived yet. Such of the supplies we took as could be used at the time were consumed by our men, and the remainder destroyed. Our own trains had been withdrawn to a place of safety. There was some confusion in the fight telegraphic accounts of the battle, owi the statement that the Confederates has got in the rear of the Federals and were driving them southward. It appears that while Cultoch and Mcintosh were conducting the attack in front, Price matched his Missouri troops fourteen-miles by a circuitous route the rear of the enemy. Unfortunately after he had arrived, and was getting into position, he was informed by a courier of the fall of McCulloch and McIntosh, and the confusion that succeeded that untimely occurrence. During this confusion in front, and the hesitation that followed in the rear, the enemy changed his position and threw his entire force upon Price, who made a most noble defence, and flicted tremendous loss upon his pasaints Night
Shenandoah county (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 24
as attached to the command of the late Colonel John F. Hamtramck, who commanded the Virginia Regiment in the Mexican war. We regret to near that he was killed. Many of the best men in our native county of Jefferson were in the Second regiment, and we fear that little county, now overrun by the enemy, will be full of mourning for her gallant sons, slain by the ruffians and marauders of the North. B. B. Position of the Belligerents. The little town of Woodstoes, the county seat of Shenandoah, where Gen. Jackson's army is now in position, is thirty miles south of Winchester, and distant only twelve miles from Strasburg, where the Yankee army lies. It will be seen, therefore, that there is every probability of another battle, which has possibly taken place ere this. From the Potomac line. The Fredericksburg Herald, of Friday, contains a report that several of our tickets were captured a few days ago in the vicinity of Dumfries, by the rather sudden appear once of 700
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