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The Daily Dispatch: March 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], National feeling. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: June 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], Distressing and fatal accident. (search)
Federal troops in the field. --It is estimated that the force of Federal troops now in service at the different points, which may be considered seats of war, amounts to about 94,000, and this does not include the men in the various camps, whose location is not yet decided upon. This force is stationed and commanded as follows: Location.Commander.No. of men. South side of Potomac.Brig. Gen, McDowell,21,000 Washington, &c.Brig.Gen.Mansfield.22,000 Fortress. Monroe.Maj. Gen. Butler9,000 Penn'a, West.Maj.Gen. Kerm10,000 Cincin'ti & West Va.Maj. Gen McClelland13,000 Cairo and vicinityBrig. Gen. Prenties5,000 Baltimore, &c.Br. Gen. Cadwallader6,000 Philadelphia, &c.Maj. Gen. Patterson3,000 Total95,000
Gen. Wise a horse "Legion" --An interesting ceremony took place at Staunton, Va., last Wednesday, on the occasion of the presentation of a beautiful blood bay to Gen Henry A. Wise. The horse has been named "Legion" Gen W. says his speed shall never be tested in running away from the enemy. Gen. Wise a horse "Legion" --An interesting ceremony took place at Staunton, Va., last Wednesday, on the occasion of the presentation of a beautiful blood bay to Gen Henry A. Wise. The horse has been named "Legion" Gen W. says his speed shall never be tested in running away from the enemy.
The Daily Dispatch: June 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], Another plan of the campaign. (search)
Telegraphic items. By way of Nashville, Tenn., we have the following: From Washington. Washington, June 21.--Wm. Porter Miles, of Louisiana, is appointed Consul to Tripoli. A battle between McDowell's division and the Southerners at Vienna is deemed inevitable to-morrow. It is now evident that the main blow of the Federals will be struck from Washington with 45,000 men. There is surprise in some quarters that Gen, Scott does not prevent the erection of batteries at various points on the right bank of the Potomac. Washington,June 22.--A requisition will be sent to Indiana for four additional regiments. It is believed that the Government here will not interfere with the due course of law in the case of the privateer Savannah. The case of the condemned schooner Tropic Wind will probably be appealed to the United States Court. It is said that Crittenden will offer his compromise to Congress, coupled with a threat of the secession of Kentucky
The Daily Dispatch: June 27, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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The Daily Dispatch: July 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], The romance of Mendacitt. (search)
The romance of Mendacitt. --Under this heading, the New Orleans Picayune of Friday last thus explodes one of the falsehoods so extensively circulated throughout yankee dom: The New York Times, of the 90th inst., alluding to the proclamation recently issued to the people of Virginia by Gen. Beauregard, and the terms of depreciation he uses towards the Northern volunteers, undertakes to convict Gen. B. of inconsistency, by stating that "when the South had determined on war, he sent his wife to Massachusetts, where she still remains." We need hardly say to our readers that the lady alluded to is now in this city, from which she has never for a day been absent since the war commenced. Yet such is notoriously the simple fact.
The Daily Dispatch: July 22, 1861.., [Electronic resource], The recent flag of truce from
to President Davis . (search)
Unday's work — destruction of Scott'sregular army. "Send me good troops, not volunteers."--There were the words of General Scott to the Government, during his unlucky wars in Florida; and this was the sentiment on which he acted in preparing for the great encounter with the South on Sunday last. He had collected at Washington all the troops of the regular army on the east of the Rocky Mountains. The forces from Jefferson Barracks and from St. Louis, with which Gen Lyon had been hectoring for two months over the people of Missouri had been brought to the Potomac. The three batteries of the regular army that had been sent to aid the column of Patterson in its projected march into the valley of Virginia — a march, however, which Patterson did not effect — had been brought down for the work of Sunday, by a cunning stroke of strategy. The whole forces of regular troops that had been collecting by degrees in Washington since February last, had been marshalled for this special serv<