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The Daily Dispatch: March 6, 1862., [Electronic resource], The production of saltpetre — something for every man to do. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 14, 1862., [Electronic resource], Not captured. (search)
Not captured. --The statement that a company of Colonel Bates's Tennessee regiment, numbering 40 men, had been captured in Sumter county, Tenn., while on their way home, is contradicted by the Memphis Appeal. After an encounter with a superior force of the enemy, all but three or four escaped.
The Daily Dispatch: April 16, 1862., [Electronic resource],
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The farmers of Clarke county, Ga., have resolved that they will this year plant not exceeding half an acre of cotton to the land, and that they will use proper diligence and industry in the production of a provision crop. Albert Akers, son of Mr. Bryan Akers, of Lynchburg, Va., was mortally wounded in the battle of Shiloh. He belonged to Col. Bates's 2d Tennessee regiment. Tomatoes it is suggested, should be planted in large quantities, for the use of the camps. Gen. Prentiss, captured by our troops at Shiloh, is the same notorious Lincolnite who offered $500 last fall, in St. Louis, for a rebel. Major-General W. J. Hardee was slightly wounded in the battle of Shiloh.
The soldier musician, Cario Patti, was in the severe fight made by Capt Bates's men at Shiloh. His clothing was cut by balis his cap was shot off, and a ball knocked his gun out of his hand; yet he escaped without a scratch.