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ys since, that Kirby Smith has crossed White river with a force of thirty thousand men, and is advancing on the southeast. It is disbelieved at headquarters, but has had considerable currency. Price told his friends in Boonville that a heavy force of rebels would prevent Steele from attacking him in Missouri, and the inference is that Kirby Smith has been making some movement to divert attention from Price, though the probability is strong that there are no rebels in force north of the Arkansas river. What is to be Done in Virginia. A telegram from Washington says that general fighting along all the army lines will be the result of Sherman's movement. It says: It appears to be pretty well settled that Early's army has been drawn back to Richmond, and it is supposed that Lee will detach as large a force as prudence will permit, and send it to oppose Sherman, and at least cover Savannah. In this event, Grant will have just the opportunity he covets. The War in t
e. The following is a characteristic official dispatch from the Yankee General Curtis, who could not get to Price. It is dated at Camp Arkansas, November 8th: We have just concluded the pursuit of Price, whose rear guard crossed the Arkansas river under fire of our guns. He left another of his guns and his own carriage, which, with other arms and equipments, have fallen into our hands. We are now rid of twenty or thirty thousand half- starved bushwhackers and half-starved vagabonds, who I hope may never return to disturb the peaceful inhabitants north of the Arkansas river. He is also beyond our posts of Fayetteville, Fort Smith and Fort Gibson, which are now safe. S. R. Curtis, Major-General. A speech from the New Governor of New York. Governor Fenton, the newly-chosen governor of New York, was serenaded in New York city a night or two ago. In his address replying to the compliment, he said: I intend that New York, hereafter, shall occupy no hesitatin
The Daily Dispatch: February 28, 1865., [Electronic resource], Proclamation by the President, appointing a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer, with thanksgiving. (search)
y that no raid will be permitted to organize on Mexican soil for the invasion of Southern territory." The defences of Galveston are being improved and enlarged. General Herron has arrived at Baton Rouge and assumed command of the Northern Division of Louisiana, including the district of Baton Rouge, Port Hudson and Morganzia. His command extends on both sides of the Mississippi river, from Red river to Plaquemine. The guerrillas are becoming trouble-some again on the Arkansas river, firing into passing boats and committing other outrages. It is reported that they have burned the steamer Dane and captured the Fifty-sixth Indiana regiment. The New Orleans Times says the French at Matamoras compliment the rebel flag and pass the American colors in contempt. The capture of Generals Crook and Kelly. A correspondent of the Baltimore American gives an interesting account of the capture, by McNeil, of Generals Crook and Kelly. He says: At half-pas
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