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The Daily Dispatch: August 15, 1863., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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iate measures in coalescing with France and such other Powers as may be willing to give their cooperation to recognize the independence of the confederate States of America. The resolution was not received with unqualified approval, there being a strong expression of opinion against it; and an amendment was moved by Mr. J. C. Fielden, disapproving the policy of intervention. This amendment was supported by Mr. W. Crossley, but finally withdrawn, and the following amendment, moved by Mr. F. Johnston, was agreed to: That this meeting, recognizing the desirability of referring all national disputes to impartial arbitration for settlement, respectfully urges the government of this country to immediately cooperate with other European Powers in recommending to the contending parties in America the above plan as the simplest and most satisfactory method of reestablishing peace, and in their negotiations strongly recommend the abolition of slavery. The rebel expedition to New M
The Daily Dispatch: August 15, 1863., [Electronic resource], From the Trans Mississippi.--speculations about Grants army. (search)
n, (cis Mississippi,) dated the 6th inst., says: A new leader has leaped into the arena in West Louisiana. Mat. F. Johnston, the youngest brother of the family of which Col. Johnston, of the 2d Kentucky, is the eldest, is at work. The fatherCol. Johnston, of the 2d Kentucky, is the eldest, is at work. The father dying, and his brothers being all in the war, young Mat. remained at home to manage an immense estate. When the Yankees came and took possession of some fine plantations, with the hands, and established the apprenticeship system, young Johnston prJohnston pretended patience and submission. He cultivated the confidence of the privates and the friendship of the officers. When the proper time came he burned their depots and houses, his own houses and those of his family, and ran off the apprentices, togehe should depart gradually under judicious insertions of the bowie-knife? The terror stricken Dent was on his knees to Johnston, who feared he could not control his men, out advised him to remain as near him as possible. Dent is safe at Alexandria