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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 0 Browse Search
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All their boats were captured. Boernstein, who was in command at Jefferson City, immediately after their defeat telegraphed to F. P. Blair, Jr., who had command in St. Louis, to send up all the forces he could possibly spare. Upon receipt of the despatch he sent up 3,000 troops from St. Louis, the evening before I left. Upon the reception of the news from Booneville, the secessionists in St. Louis turned out about 3,000 to 4,000 in number, greatly elated, and cheered for Jeff. Davis, Beauregard, and Gov. Jackson. They expected to make an attack upon the Dutch that night, who were under the command of Blair, at the Arsenal, and supposed to be about 3,000 in number. The battle of Kansas City took place on Monday morning, the 17th. Thirteen hundred Federal troops made an attack upon about that number of the State troops, under command of Captain Kelley. After a desperate fight the Federals were repulsed, leaving 200 dead on the field of battle, 150 taken prisoners, four pieces
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), 77. Jeff. Davis is coming, O! O! (search)
77. Jeff. Davis is coming, O! O! Air--Campbells are Coming. Jeff. Davis is coming, O! 0! When shall we see him, O! O? When the river is rising? Oh, No! He will wait till the river is low. And Johnston is coming, O! O! Go get me a trumpet to blow-- His movements are dreadfully slow, And when, if he comes, will he go? Beauregard is coming, O! O! On a charger as white as the snow Col. Thing-a-mee gave him for show-- He will free us (of money) I know. There they are, all three in a row, Brave Johnston, and Jeff., and the Beau.; Will they wade, if the river is low? Or wait till it ceases to flow? --Baltimore American.
The Ancestry of Gen. Beauregard.--When Col. Fremont became a kind of great man and was a candidate to the Presidency of the United States, the Canadians were loud in claiming the adventurous Pathfinder of the Rocky mountains as a countryman of tnce with a brother of his, a savage, settled near the thriving little city of St. Hyacinthe. Now that the name of Gen. Beauregard begins to be famous, he could not escape being dubbed a Canadian by our friends on the other side of the lakes. Pierre G. Toutan. In the mean time, he bought, in the vicinity of New Orleans, an estate to which he gave the name of Beauregard, (fine sight.) When the son got his commission of officer in the army, he half dropped his modest name of Toutan, to adopt the more aristocratic one of Beauregard, and henceforth signed Pierre Toutan de Beauregard. Thus, we may see one day, two generals of alleged French Canadian extraction-Jean Charles Fremont and Pierre Toutan de Beauregard-at the head of powerf