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ed into each other with a vim, but Cols. Clarkson and the gallant Hounshell proved too much for him. They completely routed him, killing and capturing nearly his whole command. Dills was severely wounded, since reported dead. We captured some fifty prisoners, with a number of horses, &c. This portion of the command then returned to Tazewell county where they are now in camp. When Gen. Floyd reached Logan Court-House he found just the command referred to had pretended him. He again set out to cut off a company or two who were stationed on the main road to Pikesville finding no enemy there, he also returned to Tazewell where his whole command is now in quarters. Since this of Gen Floyd, we learn that an abolition force from Raleigh county advanced upon Octana and destroyed the place by applying the torch to every house. They then proceeded to Logan Court House and destroyed it is the same way, including the and other valuable property owned there by Gen, Floyd himself.
one time it seemed impossible to dislodge them. About noon Gen. Gibbon was relieved by Gen. Doubleday's command.--Gen. Mead, who was fighting against superior odds, was also reinforced by Gen. Stoneman's command, which had the effect of checking the rebels and driving them back a short distance. It was in the midst of this struggle that Gen Gibbon was wounded and partially disabled. He kept the field, however, during the remainder of the day, and won many laurels by his brilliant conduct. Gen, McClellan's endorsement of Gibbon's dash and ability has been fully borne out by the result of the day's fighting. During the afternoon Gen. Newton's division was moved up to the left of the centre, when the firing, which had ceased in that part of the field, broke out with redoubled fury. Our troops were here exposed to a plunging fire from the enemy's artillery, which was posted on the neighboring hills and for a short time the Union soldiers were exposed to a destructive fire. Our arti
ew to retaliation if met an outrage had really been committed under mention of the authorities of the United States: And whereas, (no answer having been received to said letter,) another letter was, on the 2d August last, (1862,) addressed by Gen, Lee, under my instructions to Gen. Halleck, renewing the inquiry in relation to the said execution of said Mumford with the information that in the event of not receiving a reply within fifteen days, it would be as summed that the fact alleged wae fully establishing the truth of the fact that the said Wm. B, Mumford, a citizen of this Confederacy, was actually and publicly executed in cold blood by hanging, after the occupation of the city of New Orleans by the forces under the command of Gen Benjamin F. Butier, when said Mumford was an unresisting and non-combative captive, and for no offence even alleged to have been committed by him subsequent to the date of the capture of the said city: And whereas the silence of the Governmen
ls were badly off for cavalry. It was ascertained, also, that Murfreesboro' was not fortified, and the moment being most favorable for an advance Gan. Rosecrans determined to take the field in person.--The army was divided into three corps, under Gen's Crittenden, McCook, and Thomas. During the whole of Friday there was considerable shits with the enemy, bad the forward movement was not seriously opposed by the rebels. This whole rebel force appeared in fail back slowly, with the intention ebels, one of his regiments — the 101st Ohio--capturing a gun and caisson from a Georgia battery. The loss was trifling, and the troops behaved splendidly. The captured gun was taken from Grant at Shiloh, and belonged to Darden's rebel battery. Gen, Crittenden lost two killed and twenty seven wounded in his skirmishes. He succeeded, however, in killer and wounding a proportionate number of rebels, and capturing thirty-six Alabama cavalry, and the bridges on Stewart's creek. During the day
ant on being taken to one of the cells. He became greatly enraged, and acted in so outrageous a manner that he had to be put in the stocks to keep him quiet, where he remained until morning. When brought before Judge Peabody, he complained bitterly of the treatment he had received; but he got off very cheaply by paying a fine of only fifty dollars. The Judge had sentenced him to ten days imprisonment, also; but he softened down and let him go by paying the fine, which was paid in gold. Gen, Beauregard's wife. A New Orleans letter in the New York Herald, written on the 10th ult., says: We have a prospect of an ocular solution of the problem of Beauregard's life or death. In plain English, we hope to see him in this city before long. I don't think he will come in the chains of the captive, nor yet with the pomp and circumstance of the conqueror; but, if he comes at all, it will be as a private citizen and on a painful duty. Mrs. Beauregard is now lying at her residen
tween France and the East ma be extended. The price of wheat continued to decline in the country markets throughout France. The Hours had been flat, but on the 23d closed firm at 60 80. The Monitour confirms the statement that the French Government had demanded explanations from the Sourish Government, and that they had been found satisfactory. Two batteries of marine artillery were under orders to leave France immediately for VerClus In the Spanish Senate on the 22d, Gen, Concha strongly opposed the policy of Gen. Prim, but stated that he was friendly to the ministers upon the question. he approved of the policy of converting Mexico into a monarchy, but opposed the choice of a Spanish prince for the throne, as danger would be the result--(great sensation,) Gen Concha had not concluded. The Greek question. A dispatch from Athens, of the 22d says: "The National Assembly was opened to day with great ceremony. A Te Deum was celebrated in the principal
ptured by Captain Tribule. The fight was a hand-to-hand affair, and the combatants were in the creek at the time. The destruction of the railroad is complete from Green river to Shepherdsville, a distance of seventy-five miles, Shepherdsville is eighteen miles from Louisville. Military correspondence — the Yankees Complain of negroes being taken from their masters — Reply of Gen. French. The correspondence given below has just been concluded between Gen. French, C. S. A., and Gen. Foster, U. S. A., it having been opened at the instance of Ed. Stanley, the traitor now pretending to be "Military Governor" If North Carolina--The most superlatively impudent thing of the war is his complaint that the Confederate troops have taken faithful negroes from a kind master" in the Yankee lines. The letters are interesting: From Gen. Fester to Gen. French. Hdq'rs 18th U. S. Army Corps, Newbern, Dec. 31, 1863. Major General S. G. French, Commanding Department North Car
enerals Hunter and Foster. It says: The quarrel related to precedence in rank, and concluded by Gen. Foster informing Gen. Hunter that sooner than fight under him he would fight against him; and, suiting the action to the word, Gen. F. dealt Gen. H. a blow in the face. Gen. H. was not view to assert his belligerent rights, and replied by striking Gen. F. on the head with a billet of wood, drawing blood profusely. Before hostilities could be resumed, the combatants were separated. FosteGen. F. on the head with a billet of wood, drawing blood profusely. Before hostilities could be resumed, the combatants were separated. Foster, after ordering the debarkation of his division on St. Helena Island, left for Washington, to have his position defined. Meanwhile it is currently reported at Beaufort that Hunter will try Generals Point and Causten's Bluff, as preliminary steps to the attack on Savannah, and at the same time march against the railroad at and thus if successful, get the inside track from his rival. The attack on those points, it was thought, would take place about the 1st of March; so that we may hear some
along our lines. Upon inquiry, it was ascertained that some one in the 24th Texas regiment had raised the white flag and passed the word down the line that Gen. Churchill had ordered a surrender, whereupon all the troops, except Col. Deshier's brigade, immediately surrendered. He refused to surrender his brigade until ordered by Gen. Churchill. When the General rode into the fort and surrendered, he was met by Gen Sherman, who wished to know where his (Gen. Churchill's) men were. When Gen C. told him they were all there in sight, he seemed surprised and could scarcely credit the fact that so small a body of troops had succeeded in baffling for so long a time, and killing so many of his men. The Federal acknowledge the loss of 1,600 killed and wounded, and I think 2,000 would not be a large figure, while we lost only about 100 in killed and wounded. Gen. Churchill told Gen. Sherman that he had not ordered a surrender, but, on the contrary, that he had ordered the men t
Successful cavalry raid by Gen, Forrest. The following official dispatch was received Saturday at the War Department: Tullahoma, March 27. --To Gen S. Cooper, A. and I. G:--Gen. Van-Dorn reports that Gen Forrest made a successful visit to Brentwood with his division. He burnt the bridge and took all the property and arms, and captured 860 prisoners, including 35 officers. He lost three killed and five wounded. (Signed) Braxton Brags. [another Dispatch.] Chattanooga, March 27. --the Rebel has received the following dated Columbia. 25th: General Forrest captured yesterday at Brentwood, nine miles in the rear of 800 prisoners, with their arms, ammunition, &c. He destroyed a large house of commissary stores, burnt the railroad bridge, tone up the track and captured 17 covered wagons.
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