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The Daily Dispatch: May 19, 1864., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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of Monday last. Here they will doubtless be held in check until such time as they shall decide upon some other plan of operations against Richmond. Their boasted siege and occupation of Petersburg has not yet taken place, and, altogether, Beast Butler has thus far found the Southside quite as hard a road to travel as McClellan did the route by way of the Peninsula. The only difference is that the plans of the first named doughty General have been discomfited much more speedily than were thoseJackson, severely, in breast; J. W. C. Jackson, slightly, in foot; W. D. Kimbrough, slightly; S. F. Kunckles, severely, in breast; J. C. Stone, severely, head and shoulder; P. B. Snead, slightly, in arm; W. G. Goodman, slightly, in neck; Serg't C. Butler, in right eye. Company D--Wounded in skirmish May 14: T. W. Totty, dangerously; R. A. Montague, Sergt. B. A. Hancock, Robt. Harris, M. Trimell, slightly. May 16th--Killed: F. J. S. Tyler. Wounded; Capt. J. T. Vannerson, both legs; Privat
The whole number of prisoners captured from Butler's command and confined in the Libby prison up to yesterday afternoon was between eleven and twelve hundred.
he fraud which they are ever practicing to give spirit and force to the war. They are endeavoring to deceive their own people, and stimulate enlistments and reinforcements. There is an army of "ninety days" men in the Northwest which it is important to get in the field. These must be deluded by all sorts of lies. So must the army that is fighting under Grant, and they are told, in orders from headquarters, that the rebels have been whipped in divers places — that Petersburg has fallen and Butler is besieging Richmond; while the troops under the Beast are informed, for the same reason, that Grant has whipped Lee! A Yankee Colonel, who was taken prisoner, gave an account of the preparation of one of these orders by Grant and Meade. Grant proposed to inform his men of the capture of Petersburg and of sundry victories over the rebels, and to add his felicitations upon the victory won the day before over Lee's left. Meade deeming it best to omit the victory "over the left, " suggested