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Maryland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 4
the people of the United States." The funeral of General Reno, who was killed at South Mountain, was to take place in Boston, Friday. Com. John Percival, U. S. N., died at Roxbury, Mass, last week. About 1,400 Confederate prisoners arrived in Baltimore, Wednesday night. They were to be sent to Fort Delaware. The U. S. Arsenal at Allegheny, Pa., exploded on the 17th, killing 75 persons. Many of them were burned to death in the ruins. We give the Northern accounts of the late battles in Maryland, which are filled with an unusual quantity of lies: The fight at Sharpsburg--Northern reports say Longstreet and D. H. Hill are prisoners. The New York papers of the 18th are filled with confused dispatches from Washington about the fight at Sharpsburg. The Herald, in its summary says: The total rout of the rebels at Sharpsburg by Gen. McClellan yesterday is reported, and their fight across the Potomac at that point. On Monday morning Gen. Pleasanton came up with their rear gu
Westmoreland County (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): article 4
which resulted in serious damage." The Philadelphia Inquirer, commenting on this Munchausen, says it is an even which has been "long and anxiously desired by the people of the United States." The funeral of General Reno, who was killed at South Mountain, was to take place in Boston, Friday. Com. John Percival, U. S. N., died at Roxbury, Mass, last week. About 1,400 Confederate prisoners arrived in Baltimore, Wednesday night. They were to be sent to Fort Delaware. The U. S. Arsenal at Allegheny, Pa., exploded on the 17th, killing 75 persons. Many of them were burned to death in the ruins. We give the Northern accounts of the late battles in Maryland, which are filled with an unusual quantity of lies: The fight at Sharpsburg--Northern reports say Longstreet and D. H. Hill are prisoners. The New York papers of the 18th are filled with confused dispatches from Washington about the fight at Sharpsburg. The Herald, in its summary says: The total rout of the rebels at Sharp
Fort Delaware (Delaware, United States) (search for this): article 4
eceived "a preliminary does of shell which resulted in serious damage." The Philadelphia Inquirer, commenting on this Munchausen, says it is an even which has been "long and anxiously desired by the people of the United States." The funeral of General Reno, who was killed at South Mountain, was to take place in Boston, Friday. Com. John Percival, U. S. N., died at Roxbury, Mass, last week. About 1,400 Confederate prisoners arrived in Baltimore, Wednesday night. They were to be sent to Fort Delaware. The U. S. Arsenal at Allegheny, Pa., exploded on the 17th, killing 75 persons. Many of them were burned to death in the ruins. We give the Northern accounts of the late battles in Maryland, which are filled with an unusual quantity of lies: The fight at Sharpsburg--Northern reports say Longstreet and D. H. Hill are prisoners. The New York papers of the 18th are filled with confused dispatches from Washington about the fight at Sharpsburg. The Herald, in its summary says:
Roxbury, Mass. (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): article 4
oard the U. S. steamer Bibb gives the report that Charleston, S. C., has been completely invested and Fort Sumter has already received "a preliminary does of shell which resulted in serious damage." The Philadelphia Inquirer, commenting on this Munchausen, says it is an even which has been "long and anxiously desired by the people of the United States." The funeral of General Reno, who was killed at South Mountain, was to take place in Boston, Friday. Com. John Percival, U. S. N., died at Roxbury, Mass, last week. About 1,400 Confederate prisoners arrived in Baltimore, Wednesday night. They were to be sent to Fort Delaware. The U. S. Arsenal at Allegheny, Pa., exploded on the 17th, killing 75 persons. Many of them were burned to death in the ruins. We give the Northern accounts of the late battles in Maryland, which are filled with an unusual quantity of lies: The fight at Sharpsburg--Northern reports say Longstreet and D. H. Hill are prisoners. The New York papers of the
Harper's Ferry (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 4
by way of Shepherdstown, thus coming back from Harper's Ferry to the succor of their commander. This woue, and the rapid manner in which they evacuated Harper's Ferry would indicate their sudden appearance at some ion is virtually subdued. The surrender of Harper's Ferry.--his Recapture — escape of Union cavalry. Tthe Virginia side, about a mile and a half from Harper's Ferry. Their signal corps appeared on the Block House, which would command both Bolivar Heights and Harper's Ferry. During Saturday afternoon the rebels also mading the road leading direct from Boonesboro' to Harper's Ferry, and thence moving in the direction of the latthe Potomac at Williamsport, and marched towards Harper's Ferry, which place he invested. On Saturday he captuhroughout the whole army. The Recapture of Harper's Ferry. A correspondent of the Baltimore American,riting from Frederick, on the 17th, says: Harper's Ferry fell into our possession again on Tuesday eveni
Catoctin Creek (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 4
ys: The cannonading, on Tuesday afternoon, was very heavy, and continued with some intermission long after nightfall. On this (Wednesday) morning it was resumed at daybreak with such violence and rapidly, that the people of the vicinity, who have watched the progress of the five days contest, say it was entirely unprecedented. It was one continuous battle of heavy guns, and from the position I occupied, Gen. McClellan's right appeared to rest on Sharpsburg, and his left on Catoctin creek. The rebels destroyed a bridge over this creek yesterday, but Gen. McClellan had it rebuilt during the night. The position occupied by General McClellan appears to be an advantageous one, his guns seeming to be stationed on a range of hills, from the apex of which the little clouds of white smoke rolled up in the distance, marking distinctly the line of conflict. The cannonading commenced at daylight, and was heard distinctly up to 1 o'clock, causing the impression that the grea
Sharpsburg (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 4
ith an unusual quantity of lies: The fight at Sharpsburg--Northern reports say Longstreet and D. H. Hill ased dispatches from Washington about the fight at Sharpsburg. The Herald, in its summary says: The total rout of the rebels at Sharpsburg by Gen. McClellan yesterday is reported, and their fight across the Potomac ne of battle, in the afternoon, on the hills near Sharpsburg. While endeavoring to discover their strength ancame up. The result was a desperate engagement at Sharpsburg yesterday, which is said to have been a glorious upied, Gen. McClellan's right appeared to rest on Sharpsburg, and his left on Catoctin creek. The rebels dested yesterday between our army and the rebels near Sharpsburg, in which the enemy was well thrashed with terrifk rapidly to Boonesboro', and thence southward to Sharpsburg, and began crossing the Potomac above and below S a shorter road over the mountain, and arrived at Sharpsburg at sundown, capturing hundreds of prisoners on th
Hagerstown (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 4
l army across the river. A dispatch in the Philadelphia Inquirer, dated Hagerstown, the 17th says Gen. Longstreet was not killed, but was wounded and taken prise of the campaign was in progress. The wounded were being carried towards Hagerstown and Boonsboro', so that little could be heard direct from the field, in the date that the whole rebel army has been driven this way, and are retreating to Hagerstown. Ten thousand Pennsylvania militia will meet the foe at Hagerstown to inHagerstown to invade Pennsylvania backward. A severe engagement occurred yesterday between our army and the rebels near Sharpsburg, in which the enemy was well thrashed with terlast advices victory illuminated our standard, and the impression prevails at Hagerstown that the whole rebel army of Virginia is annihilated. Confidence prevailinitely known to us. It is supposed that he has retreated in the direction of Hagerstown. Our forces are now advancing rapidly and may possibly overtake him before n
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): article 4
tal failure of the campaign. Harrisburg, Sept. 17, evening.-- [Special to the New York Herald]--Reports which have just come in state that the whole rebel army has been driven this way, and are retreating to Hagerstown. Ten thousand Pennsylvania militia will meet the foe at Hagerstown to invade Pennsylvania backward. A severe engagement occurred yesterday between our army and the rebels near Sharpsburg, in which the enemy was well thrashed with terrific slaughter. Five hundred oPennsylvania backward. A severe engagement occurred yesterday between our army and the rebels near Sharpsburg, in which the enemy was well thrashed with terrific slaughter. Five hundred of their dead were buried by us as early as 9 o'clock A. M. to-day and the work is still going on. This morning the battle was recommences at 5 o'clock, near Gettysville. Jackson joined Lee's forces at Natietam Creek, while our forces were reinforced by 80,000 men from Washington. Jackson's reinforcements to Lee are reported at 40,000 men. Up to my last advices victory illuminated our standard, and the impression prevails at Hagerstown that the whole rebel army of Virginia is
Funkstown (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 4
render the cavalry force, numbering 1,600, obtained permission to cut their way out, and succeeded in getting off. When near Williamsport, Md., they captured Longstreet's ammunition train. It says: The wagons were about half full, and most of them proved to be those taken from Gen. Pope's army at Centreville. They numbered about 50.--About 73 prisoners were captured at the same time, some of whom formerly lived in this vicinity. One of them is said to have attended a war meeting in Funkstown not a month ago, cheering and hurrahing for the Union, &c. Col. McClure, with other officers, had as much as they could do to keep the crowd from banging the double dyed traitors while they were on their way to prison. The battle of Sunday. It was in the battle of Sunday that Major Gen. Reno was killed. It took place at Frog Gap, about 12 miles from Frederick, on the Middletown turnpike. The forces engaged were Longstreet's and Hill's on the Confederate side, and Reno's corps d
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