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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 151 151 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 18 18 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 11 11 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 19, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 8 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 7 7 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 6 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 6 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 6 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 6 6 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 5 5 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: August 19, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for August 17th or search for August 17th in all documents.

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From Washington. Washington, Aug. 17 --It is proposed to burn all the woods on the banks of the Potomac, to prevent the constant disasters to the Federals from concealed Southerners. Heavy firing was heard to-day in the direction of Aquia Creek. It is stated that Minister Faulkner was arrested as a hostage for Messrs. Ely, McGraw and others. No non-combatants are prisoners. Quartermaster Melggs has gone to New York, to investigate clothing contracts. The Contract Committee are making astonishing discoveries. The Pawnee exchanged a few harmless shots this forenoon at Aquia Creek. President Lincoln has issued a proclamation declaring all commercial intercourse with the seceded States unlawful. Goods going to or coming from them, either by land or water, without Secretary Chase's special permit, will be forfeited, and vessels or vehicles conveying the same will also be forfeited, and all persons engaged will be arrested, and travel from North to
Latest from Missouri. St. Louis, Aug. 17. --A messenger from Gen. Siegel reports him fifteen miles this side of Rolla. He had not been molested. A New York Catholic Priest has been taken to a police station by a party of Dutchmen, who declared that he was a Secession Prest. He was confined in jail. Louisville, Aug. 17.--It is stated that Fremont's loan for a quarter of a million of dollars was forced. Depositors have been quietly drawing their money from the Banks. ThAug. 17.--It is stated that Fremont's loan for a quarter of a million of dollars was forced. Depositors have been quietly drawing their money from the Banks. The St. Louis Democrat, of yesterday, expresses its assurance that Gen. Siegel's troops are safe. Another report says that he has only six hundred troops with him, as the other portion was cut off. The following is an extract from a letter dated St. Louis, Aug. 16th and from a perfectly reliable source: "Fremont is fortifying the envious. All information is suppressed. An employee on the railroad told a gentleman that he heard heavy firing, or cannonading in the direction of Rolla, b
Arrest of a Southern merchant in New York. New York, Aug. 17. --Thomas J. Serrill, a native of New Orleans, was arrested on the arrival of the Persia. He had in his possession £45,000 of the notes of the Bank of England, the proceeds of a loan for the Confederate States, and numberless letters and important papers. [We are informed that the name of the gentleman is Thomas S. Serrill. He was formerly connected with the house of Lewis & Sterling, of Philadelphia, and is, we think, a native of that city. He has been in the cotton trade in New Orleans for the last five or six years, and is well known there as a large cotton speculator.--Eds]
The privateer Jeff. Davis. New York, Aug. 17 --The Jeff Davis arrived at San Juan, Porto Rico, on July 26th for provisions. Martial law had been proclaimed at Venezuela.
The war upon Newspapers. New York, Aug. 17. --The Grand Jury of the Federal Circuit Court have presented the Journal of Commerce the Daily News, the Day Book. the Freeman's Journal, and the Brooklyn Eagle, for expressing sympathy with the Confederates.
A report confirmed Washington, Aug. 17. --Six Federals from the Resolute, in attempting to land at Mathias Point, were fired on, and four of them killed.
New York cotton market. New York, Aug. 17. --Sales of cotton to-day 1,200 bales, at 18¼ cents for middlings.