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turn his troops to that part of his line rapidly. U. S. Grant, Lieutenant-General. Thus, by overstating our lost see and concealing their own, the Yankees, as usual, claim a "brilliant success." From North Carolina. General Schofield reports to General Grant, under date of Goldsboro', March 21, the occupation of that place with but slight opposition. He states. that General Terry's column, from Wilmington, would probably reach Goldsboro' that night. The dispatch adds on the 21st at Mount Olive, where quite an engagement ensued. The enemy, being overpowered and flanked, retreated in confusion towards Raleigh, while Sherman entered Smithfield, half way between Goldsboro' and Raleigh. Generals Sherman, Schofield and Terry are in hourly communication with each other, and are pressing the enemy closely. The prisoners taken admit that they are unable to successfully resist this combination, and that Raleigh must certainly fall. General Sherman's
if they must accept the dread alternative, they can make those fastnesses their refuge. The same course will be pursued, I think it will be found, by Lee in case of a similar necessity being forced upon him. General Sherman is said to have informed prominent officers, on leaving Fayetteville, that if he reached Goldsboro' without much trouble the game was then up with the rebels. He apprehended after that no particular diffculty; for, with a concentration of his forces with those of Schofield and Terry, nothing could withstand their momentum. At last accounts, General Sherman was at Smithfield — nearly midway on the railroad between Goldsboro' and Raleigh. The weather is superb, the roads must be in the very best condition, and everything augurs well for the most glorious success of our arms. The Battles of Averysboro' and Bentonsville. Speaking of these bloody repulses of the Yankee forces, the Herald says: It appears that in the engagements at Averysboro', Nor
Griswold, of New York; Pike, of Maine; Kelly, of Pennsylvania; Brundage, of Connecticut; Eldridge, of Wisconsin; Phelps, of Maryland; Darling of New York; Libloud, of Ohio. On Foreign Affairs.--Messrs. Banks, of Massachusetts, chairman; Raymond, of New York; Orth, of Indiana; W. H. Randall, of Kentucky; Dawson, of Pennsylvania; Patterson, of New Hampshire; Newell, of New Jersey; Callum, of Illinois; Winfield, of New York. On Elections.--Messrs. Dawes, of Massachusetts, chairman; Schofield, of Pennsylvania; Upson, of Michigan; Marshall, of Illinois; Paine, of Wisconsin; Shellabarger, of Ohio; McClung, of Missouri; Radfield, of New York. On Ways and Means.--Messrs. Morrill, of Vermont, chairman; Hooper, of Massachusetts; Brooks, of New York; Garfield, of Ohio; Wentworth, of Illinois; Conkling, of New York; Moorhead, of Pennsylvania; Allison, of Iowa; Hagan, of Missouri. Appropriations.--Messrs. Stevens, of Pennsylvania, chairman; Raymond, of New York; Blair, of Miss
The Daily Dispatch: December 19, 1865., [Electronic resource], Court of conciliation — Sine die Adjournment. (search)
crease of bullion in the Bank of England £150,000. United States 5-20s, 63¾@64. Later. Halifax, December 8. --The steamship Cuba, from Liverpool on the 9th via Queenstown on the 10th, has arrived. It was said that Austria and Mexico were negotiating for the more speedy enrollment of ten thousand Austrians, who were to be furnished during five years. At an American banquet in Paris on Thanksgiving day, our Minister, Mr. Bigelow, expressed very pacific sentiments. General Schofield proposed the toast, "Friendship between France and the United States." The latest Commercial intelligence. Liverpool, December 9--Evening. --Cotton — The sales to-day amounted to 5,000 bales. Market easier. Prices for some descriptions a trifle lower. Quotations unchanged. Breadstuffs quiet and unchanged. Provisions quiet and steady. Petroleum firm. London, December 9--Evening. --Consols for money, 87½@87 5-16. United States 5-20s, 63¼ @64. The Cuba brings in<
The Daily Dispatch: December 21, 1865., [Electronic resource], Provost Court--Brevet-Colonel McEntee presiding. (search)
Excitement on the War question in France. --Some idea of the excited state of the public mind in France on the Mexican question may be gathered from the fact that the accidental presence of one of General Sherman's aide-de-camp (General Schofield) in Paris, whither he went for the benefit of his health, has served to alarm Paris by rumors of impending war.
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