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rebel prisoners had reached Washington up to Wednesday night. The Federals captured in the recent battle ten guns belonging to the celebrated Washington Artillery. Dates from Cairo to the 6th say that a dispatch from Youg's Point announces that the Union gunboats had been repulsed at Haines's Bluff. The iron-clad Choctaw was badly damaged, her turret being penetrated by a 64 pounder. The Union loss was 80. Latest from Europe. The Australasian, with Liverpool dates to April 26th, had arrived at New York. A spirited debate had taken place in both Houses of the British Parliament regarding the seizure of British vessels by American cruisers. Mr. Roebuck made a strong war speech, and asked Lord Palmerston if the Government had come to any determination on the matter, and if so whether he could tell what that determination was, and that Mr. Roebuck might know the consequences of the action that Lord Palmerston might take. It might, he said, lead to war, "and I,
ce that they wanted to purchase a lot of paper, and took the opportunity of helping themselves to the two reams when the clerk's back was turned. They gave it to Robert Perdie to keep for them. Thomas and Porter were sent on, and Perdie acquitted. George M. Williamson was appointed by the High Constable one of his deputies and qualified as such before the Court. John Orrell was examined and sent before Judge Lyons's Court for trial for breaking into James Walsh's store on the 26th of April and stealing a large quantity of goods; also, for breaking into Morris Nelson's, on the 25th of April, and stealing jewelry and clothing, and for breaking into William Allan's house, on the 25th of April, and stealing a lot of silver ware. The case of Forde, for the homicide of Dixon, was called and continued until Friday. Rules were awarded against Jas. Beale, Benj. Housman, and A. W. Shead, Commonwealth's witnesses. John W. Butler was examined and sent on for final trial for
From the Southwest. Dalton, April 26. --It is currently reported that Grant has arrived at Chattanooga and taken command of the Army of the Cumberland. Davis's division is reported at Lafayette. The enemy are reported to have moved back towards Cleveland from Red Clay.
From the United States. Dalton, April 30. --The Nashville Union, of the 27th is received. The following is a synopses of its contents: Washington, April 26.--Grant has taken measures to add enough to his armies to make them irresistible. Wild rumors are afloat this morning that Longstreet is marching down the Shenandoah Valley towards the Maryland line. New York, April 26.--Cotton is quiet at 82 cents. Gold 183 at noon, and closed at 180¾. St. Louis, April 25.--A meetApril 26.--Cotton is quiet at 82 cents. Gold 183 at noon, and closed at 180¾. St. Louis, April 25.--A meeting has been held in the second United States colored heavy artillery at Fort Pickens, denouncing Forrest. One resolution was adopted for an inscription on their flag of "Victory or death, as no quarter will be shown them." Edward Britton, a citizen of Yankee extraction, residing near Fort Pillow, certified in regard to the massacre of the Yankees that they were hunted down by bloodhounds and buried alive, and that he saw a quartermaster burned. The enemy near Cleveland evidently fea
The Daily Dispatch: June 3, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Federal Excursion into Florida. (search)
of local Floridian as who had been hiding in the woods from the conscription, joined Gen Birney on his march and rendered valuable assistance as guides and cattle drivers. The following details of the raid we are permitted to copy from a private letter written by Hen A G Browne U S Treasury agent, who accompanied Gen Bieney as a volunteer aid and also to look after captured and abandoned rebel property: The expedition started from Jacksonville a little before midnight on Tuesday, April 26th The gunboat Ottawa led the way up the river, by the transport steamer very Benton and Herriet Weed. The Mary Benton carried a considerable force of negro troop and had six large boats in low. At Picolata the Harriet Weed took on board a detachment of the 75th N Y, and some mounted infantry. As we went up we took possession of every boat on the west side of the Johns, including a small stoop which, no doubt, was the boat used by the rebels in laying torpedoes in the river. At Welak
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