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the South. --We were yesterday on board the steamboat New Moon, and seeing a large lot of kettles, between twenty and thirty, some of great size, and the men at work getting a steam engine on board, we inquired what these articles were for, and were informed by the captain of the boat that they were intended for the manufacture of saltpetre at a spot in the mountains some sixty or seventy miles distant from Jacksonport, Ark., to which town the boat would convey them. We learned that Mr. Brinkley, of this city, and Mr. Jones, who resides down the river, opposite the town of Commerce, have bought from Capt. James Smith, who lives on Black River, the saltpetre cave about to be worked, at the price of $25,000. The purchasers, in the present contingency, have determined, patriotically, to spare no pains or expense to supply the South with an article she so much requires as saltpetre for the manufacture of gun powder.--As soon as thirty or forty hands can be obtained, they will be set
The Daily Dispatch: October 6, 1863., [Electronic resource], Confederate prisoners in Northern prisons. (search)
nding in Fort McHenry. He was respited by Lincoln two days before the time fixed for the execution. Captain C. is in very delicate health, and unless speedily released will in all probability die from the effects of his close confinement. Lieut. Brinkley, a brother of Capt. Brinkley, of Orange C. H. Dr. J. B. McKenzie, of the 2d Louisiana cavalry. Major Thomas G. Baylor, of Jefferson county, Va. Dr. Patterson, first name not recollected. Col. Powell, of the 5th Texas regiment. Lieut. DCapt. Brinkley, of Orange C. H. Dr. J. B. McKenzie, of the 2d Louisiana cavalry. Major Thomas G. Baylor, of Jefferson county, Va. Dr. Patterson, first name not recollected. Col. Powell, of the 5th Texas regiment. Lieut. Daniel informs us that there are some 35 or 40 negroes also in Fort McHenry, all of whom were taken at Gettysburg. He says they profess an undying attachment for the South. Several times Gen. Schenck has offered to release them from the fort if they would take the oath of allegiance to the Federal Government and join the Lincoln army. They have peremptorily refused in every instance, and claim that they should be restored to their masters and homes in the South. They say they would prefer dea
oad the Yankee raiders captured the following persons.--They stopped at a farm and allowed the prisoners to make out a list, which was left with the farmer to be sent to Richmond: Co. I, 5th, Va, Cavalry.--1st Lieut. W R Sticklin, 2d Lieut F C Boston; Sergeant W Lipscomb, Corporal A D Johnson; Privates M R Woodson, J J Wood, B J. Bowls, J W McGec, J W Burgess, J A Tompkins, S A Dobhella, J C Maddux, T W Brockenborough, W H Davis, B M Modend, Co. G--Privates G M Creasy, J V Garland, A S Brinkley, J A Land. Co B, 15th Va cavalry — Privates M F West. Co G, 3d Va cavalry, captured May 9th, 1864--Sergt S F Coleman, Corp'l M J Wilson, Privates T H Adams, T E Cobell, J W Goodman, J A Hendrick, B W Baldwin, W J Robinson, J S Robinson. Co E, 2d Va cavalry — Private R M West. As this list was written very indistinctly some of the names may not be correct. The prisoner had only a few moments to prepare it. Movements on the Southside — Demonstration on Drewry's Bluff last night.<