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Lebanon Junction (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 10
bet: L-e-b-a-n-o-n J-u-n-c-t-i-o-n. Is that not right? How did he think I would spell it?" "To 'Z:' He gives it up. He thought you would put two B's in Lebanon." "To 'B:' Ha! Ha! He is a green." "Z." "To 'Z:' Yes; that's so." "B." "To 'Z.' What time did the train with soldiers pass, "Z?" "B." "To 'B:' 8.30 last night." "Z." "To 'Z:' Very singular where the train is! "B." "To 'B:' Yes, it is: let me know when it arrives. " "Z." At 8.20 Lebanon Junction called me up and said: "To 'B:' The train has returned. They had a fight with the rebels at New Hope. The commanding officer awaits orders here." "Z." "To 'Z:' Give us the particulars of the fight.--Colonel Johnson is anxious to know all about it." "B." "To 'B:' Here is Moore's message to General Boyle: This message, sent by the confiding operator, was of no importance, merely describing a skirmish — The next day the party moved on to Midway, on the Louisville
Somerset, Ky. (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 10
on this way about two hours, when Lexington asked me where my assistant was. I replied, "Don't know," He then asked me, "Have you seen him to day?" I replied, "No." This was the last telegraphing I could do in Georgetown. On arriving at Somerset, Ky., another operator was captured, and after some Yankee messages were received the following dispatches were sent; "Somerset, July 22. "George D. Prentice, Louisville. "Good morning, George D. I am quietly watching the complSomerset, July 22. "George D. Prentice, Louisville. "Good morning, George D. I am quietly watching the complete destruction of all of Uncle Saur's property in this little burg. I regret exceedingly that this is the last that comes under my supervision on this route. I expect in a short time to pay you a visit, and wish to know if you will be at home. All well in Dixie. John H. Morgan, Commanding Brigade." "Gen. J. T. Boyle, Louisville: "Good morning, Jerry. This telegraph is a great institution. You should destroy it, as it keeps you too well posted. My friend, Ellsworth,
Glasgow, Ky. (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 10
immediately put on my ground wire southward, noticing particularly at the same time what change it would make in the circuit. It did make it stronger; but the storm mentioned affecting telegraphs more or leas, Louisville did not suspicion anything wrong, and I answered for Bowling Green, when I received the following message: Louisville,July, 10. "To S. D. Brows, Bowling Green? "You and Col. Houghton move together. I fear the force of Col. H. is too small to venture to Glasgow. The whole force should move together, as the enemy are mounted. We cannot venture to leave the road too far, us they may pass round and ruin it. J. T. Boyle, "Brigadier-General Comd'g." I returned the usual signal, "O. K.," after receiving the message. Louisville immediately called Nashville; and I answered for Nashville, receiving business for two hours. This business was mostly of a private nature, and I took no copies. It could be plainly perceived from the tenor
Georgetown (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 10
rough Kentucky--captured seventeen cities, destroyed millions of dollars worth of U. S. property — passed through your county, but regret not seeing you. We paroled fifteen hundred Federal prisoners. "Your old friend, John H. Morgan, "Commanding " The foregoing dispatches were well calculated to dumfound these Yankee dignitaries — who, no doubt, were half inclined to pronounce them some spiritual freak; but for concentrated city the following is unequalled. "Headq'rs T L. Depart., of Ky., C. S. A., "Georgetown, Ky., July 16, 1862. "General Order, No. 1. "When an operator is positively informed that the enemy is marching on his station; he will immediately proceed to destroy the telegraph instruments and all material in his charge. Such in stances of carelessness as were exhibited on the part of the operators at Midway and Georgetown will be severely dealt with. "By order of C. A. Ellsworth, "General Military Sup't C. S. Tel'ph Dep't.
Murfreesboro (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): article 10
ating and signing as below: "Nashville, July 10. "To Henry Dent, Provost Marshal, Louisville: "Gen. Forrest, commanding a brigade, attacked Murfreesboro', routed our forces, and is now moving on Nashville. Morgan is reported to be between Scottsville and Gallatin, and will act in concert with Forrest, it is bending. "Stanley Mathews, Provost Marshal" I am not aware that Gen Morgan claims to be a prophet, or the son of a prophet, but Forrest did attack Murfreesboro', and rout the enemy. On arriving at Lebanon, July 12th, I accompanied the advance guard into town, and took possession of the telegraph office immediatelceipted for this message, and again manufactured a message to confirm the information General Ward had received from Midway, and not knowing The taking of Murfreesboro' by Forrest was three days afterwards — on the 18th--EDs. Confed, the tariff from Frankfort to Lexington, I could not send a format message; so appearin
Versailles (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 10
no sooner finished, when Lexington called Frankfort. Again I answered and received the following message: "Lexington, July 15, "To Gen. Finnell, Frankfort: "I wish you to move the forces at Frankfort on the line of the Lexington railroad immediately, and have the cars follow and take them up as soon as possible. Further orders will await them at Midway. I will, in three or four hours, move forward on the Georgetown Pike; will have most of my men mounted. Morgan left Versailles this morning at 8 o'clock, with 850 men, on the Midway road, moving in the direction of Georgetown. "Brigadier General Ward." This being our position and intention exactly, it was thought proper to throw Gen. Ward on some other track. So, in the course of half an hour, I manufactured and sent the following dispatch, which was approved by Gen. Morgan: "Midway, July 15, 1862. "To Brig. Gen. Ward, Lexington: "Morgan, with upwards of 1,000 men, came within a mile
Scottsville (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 10
one--sitting in the mud with my feet in the water up to my knees. At 11 o'clock P. M, the General being satisfied that we had drained Louisville of news, concluded to close for the night, and gave me the following message to send, dating and signing as below: "Nashville, July 10. "To Henry Dent, Provost Marshal, Louisville: "Gen. Forrest, commanding a brigade, attacked Murfreesboro', routed our forces, and is now moving on Nashville. Morgan is reported to be between Scottsville and Gallatin, and will act in concert with Forrest, it is believed. Inform the General commanding. "Stanley Mathews, Provost Marshal" I am not aware that Gen Morgan claims to be a prophet, or the son of a prophet, but Forrest did attack Murfreesboro', and rout the enemy. On arriving at Lebanon, July 12th, I accompanied the advance guard into town, and took possession of the telegraph office immediately. This, as you know, was 3:30 A. M. I adjusted the instrument and
Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio (Ohio, United States) (search for this): article 10
e foe, the telegraph can be made urlous rather than beneficial to those who employ it. The Louisville and Nashville line was first tapped by the operator near Bowling Green; thus: I took down the telegraph wire and connected my pocket instrument, for the purpose of taking off all dispatches as they passed through. Owing to a heavy storm prevailing South, the atmospheric electricity prevented me from communicating with Bowling Green or Nashville. The first I heard was Louisville calling Bowling Green. I immediately put on my ground wire southward, noticing particularly at the same time what change it would make in the circuit. It did make it strongeBowling Green. I immediately put on my ground wire southward, noticing particularly at the same time what change it would make in the circuit. It did make it stronger; but the storm mentioned affecting telegraphs more or leas, Louisville did not suspicion anything wrong, and I answered for Bowling Green, when I received the following message: Louisville,July, 10. "To S. D. Brows, Bowling Green? "You and Col. Houghton move together. I fear the force of Col. H. is too small t
Bowling Green (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 10
e southward, noticing particularly at the same time what change it would make in the circuit. It did make it stronger; but the storm mentioned affecting telegraphs more or leas, Louisville did not suspicion anything wrong, and I answered for Bowling Green, when I received the following message: Louisville,July, 10. "To S. D. Brows, Bowling Green? "You and Col. Houghton move together. I fear the force of Col. H. is too small to venture to Glasgow. The whole force should movBowling Green? "You and Col. Houghton move together. I fear the force of Col. H. is too small to venture to Glasgow. The whole force should move together, as the enemy are mounted. We cannot venture to leave the road too far, us they may pass round and ruin it. J. T. Boyle, "Brigadier-General Comd'g." I returned the usual signal, "O. K.," after receiving the message. Louisville immediately called Nashville; and I answered for Nashville, receiving business for two hours. This business was mostly of a private nature, and I took no copies. It could be plainly perceived from the tenor of the messages that Morgan was
Midway (Florida, United States) (search for this): article 10
in I answered and received the following message: "Lexington, July 15, "To Gen. Finnell, Frankfort: "I wish you to move the forces at Frankfort on the line of the Lexington railroad immediately, and have the cars follow and take them up as soon as possible. Further orders will await them at Midway. I will, in three or four hours, move forward on the Georgetown Pike; will have most of my men mounted. Morgan left Versailles this morning at 8 o'clock, with 850 men, on the Midway road, moving in the direction of Georgetown. "Brigadier General Ward." This being our position and intention exactly, it was thought proper to throw Gen. Ward on some other track. So, in the course of half an hour, I manufactured and sent the following dispatch, which was approved by Gen. Morgan: "Midway, July 15, 1862. "To Brig. Gen. Ward, Lexington: "Morgan, with upwards of 1,000 men, came within a mile of here and took the old Frankfort road, bound, as we su
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