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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.
The Daily Dispatch: October 28, 1861., [Electronic resource],
The Daily Dispatch: October 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], From
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.
The Daily Dispatch: October 31, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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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],
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The Daily Dispatch: October 21, 1862., [Electronic resource], From
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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.