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Foreign capitalists taking the Federal loan --Telegraph line to Salt Lake, &c. New York, Oct. 20. --The Washington correspondent of the Post asserts that foreign capitalists have offered to Secretary Chase to take $150,000,000 of the United States loan at 6 ½ per cent interest. The Pacific Telegraph line was opened to Great Salt Lake city on the 8th inst. The Federals claim a brilliant victory at the recent skirmish near Harpers Ferry.
from Europe--Lord Lyons's Instructions to British Consuls in the Southern States. Washington, Oct. 20. --Those who are affected with weak nerves will probably be relieved by the fact which wafax, passed over it. The navigation of the Potomac not Seriously Obstructed. Washington, Oct. 20. --The report from the steam-tug Resolute, mentioned in a previous dispatch, that the rebay returned the compliment. Telegraphic communication with great Salt Lake. Washington, October 20. --On the opening of the telegraph to Great Salt Lake City, the following dispatches werler, Acting Gov. of Utah." Permits for the transportation of Merchandize. Washington, Oct. 20. --It is represented by several officers of customs that permits have been given by unautan, and but few at the latter place. More Reconnoitering across the Potomac. Washington, Oct. 20. --This morning a heavy detachment from Gen. Smith's division, with portions of Nutt's an
ant from Missouri. reported retreat of Price towards Arkansas. Strauss, Mo., Oct. 20. --Major Scott, of Gen. Siezel's staff, who left Warsaw yesterday, says he Arkansas line. Lexington Retaken by the U. S. Troops. Jefferson City, Oct. 20 --Major Milne, of the first Missouri scouts, arrived here to-day on the inhabitants are actually suffering for the necessities of life. Rolla,Mo.,Oct. 20--The capture of Lynn Creek is confirmed. The place was surrounded on the 14thken at both places, seventy-four in number, have arrived here. St. Louis, Oct. 20.--Work on the fortifications has not been suspended, and no order to that effect was ever issued. The fight near Lebanon. St. Louis, Oct. 20. --In the skirmish near Lebanon, on the 12th, between two companies of Major Wright's cavaa few wounded. Capture of scouting parties by the rebels. Hudson, Mo., October 20. --Messengers say that a scouting party from Cameron, numbering one hun
them in the same manner. The citizens are organizing and preparing to proceed to take their camp, and great excitement prevailed throughout the city to-night in consequence of the conduct of the soldiers. From Fortress Monroe. Baltimore, Oct. 20. --Some twenty released prisoners who have been waiting for several days to go to Norfolk, by a flage of truce, will return to Baltimore to-night. Neither the general commanding nor the flag-officer will allow any communication with the rn paraded in his honor, and the occasion was highly flattering to a beloved colonel. Major Jones, of Gen. Wool's staff, has been appointed Provost Marshal at Old Point. From Cairo — reconnoissance of the Tennessee river. Cairo, Ill., Oct. 20. --The gun-boat Conestoga made a reconnoissance of the Tennessee river, yesterday, as far as the State line. A strong rebel force was discovered near the Tennessee line. The Conestoga returned this afternoon, having seized two barges
From Pensacola. The Mobile Advertiser and Register publishes the following interesting items from its special correspondent at Pensacola, dated Sunday night, Oct. 20. I telegraphed you last night that Lieut. C. Sayre, of the Confederate Marine corps, had been released on parole by Col. Brown, on honor that when his wound would admit he should return to captivity, unless honorably exchanged. I have just left his room; he is in fine humor, and in his own peculiar vein relates some of the incidents of the fight, in which he either played a part or witnessed Having participated in the advance move he was of course in the rear on the return march, when and where most of the casualties befell our side. His leg was pierced with a Minnie ball from the regulars of Lieut. Secley, who had by some means obtained the rear of our troops. He was carried by his immediate companions some distance down the beach, where he was left, under the belief that he would be carried aboard a little
From Arizona. a Sanguinary Engagement — the Confederates victorious Surrender,&c. Charleston Oct. 20. --A special dispatch to the Courier, dated at New Orleans on yesterday, (the 28th,) states that an extra of the Mesilla Times, of Sept, 27th. reports that a detachment of Confederates, numbering 108 under the command of Captain Coop wood, defeated four companies of the Federal regulars at Aralusa. The Federal loss was killed Reinforcements were sent to Captain Coopwood, and it was thought he would take Fort Craig in 48 hours. Captain Coopwood's loss was three wounded. At Camose, a New Mexican volunteer company had surrendered to Captain Coopwood without firing a gun.
nt to protect all the pickets while on duty. Where is all this mass of clothing to come from--one million pairs of shoes, one to two million pairs of socks or stockings, one million pairs of drawers, half a million pairs of pants, same of vests and coats, and five hundred thous and blankets, the same number of hats or caps, besides shirts, &c? The winter will soon be upon us. Our soldiers are marching to a colder clime. Where are these goods to come from? Our men are too good and too valuable to be sacrificed; let our Government provide in time for them, run every risk rather than let them suffer. These things can be had, and a plan has been for warded to headquarters showing how. We require men of energy at every post. Private enterprise is doing much — the ladies are working faithfully, but unless one-half of the above are prepared by other means, our men are obliged to suffer, is the deliberate opinion of your Correspondent. Lyons's Store Hawkins co., Tenn., Oct. 20.
Alabama Legislature--Governor's message Montgomery, Ala.,., Oct. 20. --The Legislature of Alabama met in this city on yesterday. Mr. Patton, of Lauderdale, was elected President of the Senate, and Mr. Crenshaw, of Butler, Speaker of the House. The Governor in his message to-day says, that if the General Assembly can devise a plan to pay the war tax without collecting it from the people at present, he recommends that it be adopted; but if no satisfactory and constitutional plan can be devised he thinks it best to make no change. He says that the State of Alabama has now 27,000 troops in the service of the Confederacy, and other regiments are being organized. He congratulates the State that all its citizens are patriotically united in sustaining the movements in operation to establish the independence of the Southern Confederacy.
The Daily Dispatch: November 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], Mr. Russell's letters to the London times. (search)
of loan in their vaults, on which they have been drawing their interest since the date of the first instalment. The Treasury notes are now regularly in circulation, and are rather liked than other wise, and, as General Scott pointed out, they are found to be convenient by the soldiers, who were formerly paid in gold exclusively, and had difficulty in transmitting their pay to their friends at home, as there is no system of money orders known to the post-offices of this country. October 20th.--Gen. McClellan--in some perplexity, probably in reference to the course to be adopted towards such an elastic enemy, who gives way before pressure only to spring out when it is removed, or to spread out into some new quarter — ordered a reconnaissance yesterday morning in the direction of Fairfax Court-House and Flint Hill, and the creek called Difficult. As the good Virginians never made any map of their country of value for military purposes — or, in other words, of accuracy or m
Further from Kentucky. Chattanooga, Oct. 20. --The last we have from Bragg's army he was at London, Ky., falling back in order towards Cumberland Gap. Buell has a very large army, and endeavored to flank Bragg while at Camp Dick Robinson, which was prevented by this retreat. Buell is yet endeavoring to flank him and there may be a battle any day. The report that our army took a large number of prisoners at Perryville, proves incorrect.
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