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The Daily Dispatch: February 19, 1862., [Electronic resource] 19 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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olitical opinion in the selection of its officers. A member from Missouri nominated Mr. Thomas M. Johnson, in that State, and sustained his nomination by an appropriate and touching allude to th she had endured to release herself from the oppressive thraldom of the abortion Government. Mr. Johnson was of eminent qualifications, and the State of Missouri would accept as a big compliment hirk then proceeded to call the roll, of the following result: First vote — Dixon 32, Cluskey 33, Johnson 21, McDonald 7. Miltons withdrew the name of Mr. McDonald, and the House proceeded to a second vote, as follows — Dixon 41, Cluskey 27, Johnson 19. being no election, a third and final vote was had, which decided the contest in favor of Mr. Dixon. Third vote — Dixon 44, Cluskey 16, Johnson 17Johnson 17. Mr. Dixon having received a majority of the votes call was duly declared elected Clerk of the State of Representatives. Mr. Russell of Virginia, moved that House process the election of <
Fight in Scott county, Tenn. --From the Knoxville Register, of the 15th inst., we copy the following: Major McLinn reports to Colonel Vance, commanding this post, that with four companies. He made a march by night of twenty-six years, over mountain roads into Scott county, to attack a body of Johnson's and followers. He found them in detached companies. Dismounting a portion of he attacked them with such vigor they fled. The pursuit was continued through mountain gorges and defiles several miles, the enemy making stands defensible positions. Six of the enemy are found dead. The prisoners named we committed to jail yesterday afternoon. The were left behind. Captain Earl of the Northern army, commanded the Leinites, and was among the killed. A large of horses and guns were taken. were about three hundred and fifty The force on each side was about
The latest from Nashvillenegotiations for the surrender of the City.the Federal troops at Fort Donelson and Clarkesville.&c., &c., &c., Augusta, Ga., Feb. 18. --Professor Paul F. Eve arrived here to-night from Nashville.--He says that Fort Donelson fell on Sunday morning. He states that Gen. Johnson had telegraphed to the enemy and offered to surrender Nashville on the condition that private property would be respected. No answer was received; but a majority of the citizens seemed willing to give up on these conditions. A large number of persons had left the city. Thirteen thousand Federal troops are at Fort Donelson, and two thousand were at Clarkesville. The river was rising, so that the enemy's gunboats can reach Nashville. A large amount of Government stores will fall into the hands of the enemy. The most of the rolling stock will probably be saved.
Latest from the North. the fight at Fort Donelson. reported capture of 15,000 Confederate troops, with Gens. Johnson, Buckner, and Pillow--Floyd Escapes, &c.Slidell in Paris. Napoleon ready for Southern Recognition. operations of the Sumter.&c., &c., &c. Norfolk, Feb. 18. --A flag of truce to-day The Baltimore Sun, extra, of the 17th, two o'clock P. M., states that Fort Donelson was surrendered on the 16th instant, and 15,000 prisoners, including Generals Johnson, Buckner, and Pillow. A dispatch from Chicago, 17th, says the right wing of the Federal army commenced storming the Fort at noon to-day, taking the righach other at any moment. A later dispatch, dated at Cincinnati, 17th instant, says Fort Donelson was taken on yesterday with 15,000 prisoners, including Generals Johnson, Buckner, and Pillow. The news was announced in the representative branch of Congress, in Washington, by Mr. Colfax, on yesterday, and he said he was au