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From Washington — position of the Armies--General Pattersen in Martinsburg — another mistake, &c. Washington, July 6. --Messrs. Cameron and Fremont have gone to Fortress Monroe. Reliable information, by telegraph, states that General Johnston (in command of the Confederate forces) is seven miles below Martinsburg in force. No general advance has yet been made. The Southerners, however, are gradually approaching the Federal lines. It is understood that a general Fedally approaching the Federal lines. It is understood that a general Federal movement will take place next week. Latest.-- July 6, P. M. --General Patterson's whole force is at Martinsburg. The Federal pickets had fired on each other, and ten of their men were killed. General McClellan was reported within two days march of Martinsburg. General Johnston had approached within three miles of Martinsburg, with four thousand less than the Federal forces at that point
The Daily Dispatch: July 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], Capture of a Swedish vessel, (search)
Destructive Fires at the North--lives lost. Albany, N. Y., July 6. --The fire last night destroyed a whole square--two freight depots, the passenger depot and elevators, fifty freight cars, (44 of which were loaded,) and five canal boats. Several lives were lost, and the property destroyed is valued at half a millionight cars, (44 of which were loaded,) and five canal boats. Several lives were lost, and the property destroyed is valued at half a million of dollars. Boston, July 6. --The loss by the fire at Pittsfield amounts to $30,000. Milwaukie, July 6. --A severe fire occurred here last night. Loss $100,000. ight cars, (44 of which were loaded,) and five canal boats. Several lives were lost, and the property destroyed is valued at half a million of dollars. Boston, July 6. --The loss by the fire at Pittsfield amounts to $30,000. Milwaukie, July 6. --A severe fire occurred here last night. Loss $100,000.
Western Virginia prisoners. Columbus, Ohio, July 6. --Twenty Virginia prisoners have been received here.
Steamer sunk. Albany, N. Y., July 6. --The steamer New World has sunk.
War matters. The latest Baltimore, papers (Saturday, July 6) contain out little news of interest, being principally devoted to the publication of Lincoln's Message, which has already been laid before our readers. On Thursday, the New York Twenty-fourth and Thirty-fourth Regiments passed through, Baltimore for Washington, and Baltimore California Regiment (enlisted in New York) embarged for Fortress Monroe. The latter is 1,100 strong, and well armed and equipped. Police Commissioner Hinks, of Baltimore, has been released from Fort McHenry on his parole of honor. His feeble condition induced the tyrants to extend this act of clemency to Mr. H. We subjoin some of the telegraphic dispatches of the Northern Associated Press, the Censorship of the Lincoln Government. This information, therefore, is of but little account, for the purpose is really to deceive the public. From Alexandria. Alexandria, July 5 --Notwithstanding that rumor has advanced the Feder
The Daily Dispatch: July 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], Position of
Position of Tennessee. A letter dated Morristown, Tenn., July 6th, gives us the subjoined account of the position at present occupied by our sister State, and expresses correctly the determination of her people to resist all attempts at subjugation by foes without and traitors within her borders: The Volunteer State by an overwhelming majority has become a member of the Southern Confederacy. Her gallant sons, who never knew fear, have exercised the right of determining their own destiny, awed neither by large armies nor the threats of many hostile States. Tennessee to-day occupies a more exalted position than ever before. Her people have shown themselves to be a free people, and her sons freedom's gallant champions. We have already many thousand soldiers prepared for action, and will be able to raise as many more as necessity may require. Though East Tennessee, by her vote of the 8th of June, seemed not to have received enough of old Abe's blessings to make her wil
The Daily Dispatch: July 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], A move in the right direction. (search)
From Martinsburg. Baltimore, July 8. --A letter was received here to-day, dated at Martinsburg, July 6th, in which it is stated that Capt. Doubleday and the Rhode Island battery had arrived--Gen. Patterson's entire army is encamped there. No forward movement had taken place. The same latter says that Gen. Johnston had been reinforced by 7,000 men from Manassas, and had taken a position for a fight.
The Daily Dispatch: July 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], Crops, &c., in
Crops, &c., in Georgia. --From a letter dated Albany, Ga., July 6th, we make the following extract: We shall, in this section, make plenty of corn to feed everything in this country, and to feed the army for twelve months. The Northern part of Georgia has made a great crop of wheat and an abundance to spare.--With plenty of provisions and soldiers we can whip old Abe in spite of his abolition herd. The ladies have turned their attention to making soldiers' clothing, instead of buying fine silks and satins and attending parties. For amusement, they get up concerts for the relief of soldiers and their families.
The Daily Dispatch: July 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], Local matters. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: July 12, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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