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Northern news. Mobile, Aug. 9. --A special dispatch to the Advertiser and Register, dated Tupelo, 8th inst., gives extracts from Chicago papers of the 2d. An immense war meeting had been held at Milwaukee. Fifty thousand people were in attendance. The railroads in the State passed all free for the occasion. All business was suspended. Resolutions were passed recommending the drafting of a million of men. Numbers are leaving St. Louis for the Southern army, to avoid the Northern draft. Arrests are being made there on the charge of disloyalty. Back of Cape Girardeau the Confederates have a Wisconsin regiment surrounded. The fighting at Bloomfield, Mo., was continued for three days. An additional force had been sent from Cairo to the assistance of the Yankees. Memphis dispatches of the 30th state that Gen. Bragg has a force of 80,000 men in motion, and Memphis is threatened. It is expected that obstructions to navigation will be established above
Fighting in Southwestern Virginia. Lynchburg, Aug. 9. --Nothing has been received by telegraph from Knoxville, and no papers from that place later than the 6th inst. Heavy skirmishes were reported at Tazewell on Monday and Tuesday. Passengers by the Western train, last night, confirm the report of the fight and victory at Tazewell, but say nothing of the reported capture of the Federal army, and do not credit the report. A skirmish took place Wednesday at Pack's Ferry, between Loring's command and the enemy. It is reported that a number of the Federal were killed and wounded, without any loss on our side. The fight was altogether with artillery. The enemy evacuated their position after burning their boats and destroying their stores. General Loring crossed the river in parsult. A fight was anticipated on Thursday or Friday.
The guerrillas Sweeping over Missouri. Mobile, August 9. --A special dispatch to the Tribune of this city, dated Grenada, to-day, says: "The St. Louis Republican, of the 4th says that rebel guerrillas have taken complete possession of Missouri, and are daily growing into a vast army. Nearly thirty thousand of them have crossed the Missouri river, under Porter and Joe Thompson, cleaning out the Home Guards and militia as they progress. They are raising numberless recruits for the Confederate army. Six hundred have turned up at Bird's Point, threatening Cairo, where there is but a small garrison. Gov. Gamble finds it impossible, under the circumstances to get the militia to respond to his call, and has issued another important appeal to them to rally, and complaining of their apathy in the Federal cause."
The Daily Dispatch: August 11, 1862., [Electronic resource], The assassination of Gen. W. R. Caswell. (search)
Cavalry skirmish in the southwest. Chattanooga, Aug. 9. --Cavalry skirmishes are constantly reported. Last Monday, Scott's cavalry made a dash on four hundred Federal near Sparta, and pursued them till they came to a superior force, and then retreated, leaving the Yankees in possession of Sparta. Federal deserters are constantly coming in, and report the Yankee army much demoralized, and say they will not fight with negroes.
The Telegraph. Augusta, Aug. 9. --A meeting of the stockholders of the Washington and New Orleans Telegraph Company was held here to-day. A majority of shares in the Confederate States were represented. Resolutions were adopted continuing the line under the present management, at least, until January 1st--the directors to receive monthly statements of the profits, and the managers to pay to the directors the net proceeds when demanded. Also, asking President Davis to yield to the managers that portion of the line under military control. Adjourned to meet in Augusta on the 2d Wednesday in January next.
The Daily Dispatch: August 11, 1862., [Electronic resource], Confederate prisoners at Sandusky, Ohio. (search)
Contradicted. Lynchburg, Aug. 9. --A special dispatch to the Republican, from the Narrows, New River, dated on the 8th, contradicts the reported escape of Dr. Rucker. He is still in custody, and so heavily ironed as to render his escape impossible.