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y camp a number of prisoners of the Federal army, and am informed there are prisoners belonging to the Missouri State troops in yours. I propose an exchange of these prisoners, and for that purpose send Capt. Polk, of the artillery, and Lieut. Smith, of the infantry, both of the Confederate States army, with a flag of truce to deliver to you this communication, and to know your pleasure in regard to my proposal. The principle recognized in the exchange of prisoners effected on the 3d of September, between Brigadier General Pillow, of the Confederate Army, and Col. Wallace, of the United States Army, are those I propose as the basis of that now contemplated. Respectfully, your obed'tserv't, L. Polk, Maj.Gen. Commanding. The following was Gen. Grant's reply: Headq'rs Dist. Southeast Missouri, Cairo,October 14, 1861. General: Yours of this date is just received. In regard to the exchange proposed, I can of my own accord make none. I recognize no Southern
Ran away.--$100 reward. --Ran away from the Batteries in Manchester, on or about the 3d September last, a Negro Boy, named John.--calls himself John Alvis, the property of Mrs. Rebecca Robinson. Said negro is about is or 19 years of age, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, brown complexion, thick lips, and very sullen looking — He is supposed to be in the neighborhood of Richmond, or at some of the encampments below Richmond. $25 will be paid for his delivery to the subscriber, it taken in the city or any of the adjacent counties, taken in any other parts the State, or $100 it taken out of the State. Samuel Hastings Richmond, Nov. 14, 1861. no 20--d6t&cwlt*
Ran away.--$100 reward. --Ranaway from the Batteries in Manchester, on or about the 3d, September last a Negro Boy, named John call himself John Alvis, the property of Mrs. Roberta Robinson. Said negro is about 18 or of aged, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high; brown complexion black eye and very sullen looking.--He is supposed to be in the neighborhood of Richmond or at some of the encampments below Richmond be paid for his delivery to the subscriber in the city or any of the adjacent course $50 taken in any other part of the State, or $100 if taken out of the State. Samuel Hastings. Richmond, Nov. 14, 1861. no 20--d6t&ewlt*
Ranaway --$100 Reward.--Ran away from the Batteries in Manchester, on or about the 3d September last, a Negro Boy, named John — calls himself John Alvis, the property of Mrs. Rebecca Robinson. Said negro is about 18 or 19 years of age, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, brown complexion thick lips, and very sullen looking.--He is supposed to be in the neighborhood of Richmond, or at some of the encampments below Richmond, $25 will be paid for his delivery to the subscriber, if taken in the city or any of the adjacent counties, $50 if taken in any other part of the State, or $100 if taken out of the State. Samuel Hastings. Richmond, Nov. 14. 1861. no 20--d6t&cwlt*
Ranaway.--$100 Reward. --Ran away from the Batteries in Manchester, on or about the 3d September last, a Negro Boy, named John — calls himself John Davis, the property of Mrs. Rebecca Robinson. Said negro is about 18 or 19 years of age, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, brown complexion thick lips, and very sullen looking.--He is supposed to be in the neighborhood of Richmond, or at some of the encampments below Richmond. $25 will be paid for his delivery to the subscriber, if taken in the city or any of the adjacent counties, $ it taken in the city or any other part of the State, or $100 if taken out of the State. Samuel Hastings. Richmond, Nov. 14.1861. no z0 — 86t&ewl
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Important victory. Bull Nelson Whipped...three thousand prisoners taken. Chattanooga, Sept. 3. --The following dispatch from Gen. Kirby Smith, dated Richmond, Ky., has just been communicated: "We had three fights on the 30th, near this place. The enemy was completely routed. Gen. Nelson was wounded in the thigh. Gen. Miller was killed. Three thousand prisoners were captured, including Gen. Manson and staff, together with all their artillery, small arms, wagons, &c. Our loss is small."
Exchange of prisoners at Vicksburg. Jackson, Sept. 3. --Our Yankee prisoners were delivered ever yesterday, at Vicksburg. Our own are hourly expected. Seventy-one Yankee prisoners arrived here today from Bolivar, Tenn. There is one gunboat and one transport opposite Natchez Chances for a fight.
The Daily Dispatch: September 5, 1862., [Electronic resource], Reported Death of Gens. McClellan and Sickles--capture of Winchester. (search)
The Confederate victory in Kentucky.further Particulars. Mobile, Sept, 3. --A special dispatch to the Advertiser and Register, dated Knoxville, 3d says: On Saturday morning, 30th ult., Gen. Kirby Smith's forces engaged the enemy under General Manson seven miles south of Richmond, Ky, Preston Smith's Tennessee and Gen. Claiborne's Arkansas brigades gallantly opened the fight at 2 o'clock P. M. The enemy were reinforced by Bull Nelson from Lexington. Our troops fought with desperate courage. Gen. Kirby Smith led the last charge in person — cap in hand. After three severe engagements the enemy were totally routed, with the loss of all their guns but one. Three thousand prisoners were captured, including Gen. Manson and Staff. The Kentuckians threw down their arms and deserted to our lines.--Bull Nelson was wounded in the thigh. He was holly pursued by our troops, and doubtless captured. The enemy's loss in killed and wounded is heavy. Gen. Miller is among the
Fight at Natchez--three children killed — the black flag, &c. Jackson, Sept. 3. --An official dispatch received here, dated Natchez, 2d, says: Fourteen Yankees landed and commenced pillaging under the hill. About thirty men went down and attacked them. They were mostly all drowned or killed. Only three were seen to return to their boats. The gunboats fired shell, grape and canister at us, as we came up the hill. None of our men killed. Three children were killed and one wounded by a shell from the gunboats. Both boats have gone up the river, it is supposed to get better range. They shelled the town two hours, without giving time to move the women and children. The officers expressed their determination to join the upper fleet. The Essex hoisted the black flag as she went down.
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