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The Daily Dispatch: June 23, 1864., [Electronic resource], Affairs in
The Daily Dispatch: June 23, 1864., [Electronic resource], List of casualties. (search)
From North Georgia. Marietta, June 21. --The enemy's right attacked our left yesterday, under General Harder, and were repulsed with great slaughter. We captured sixty prisoners. Among them Lieut Col. Watson, of the 40th Ohio.--Three deserters, who desired to be employed in any capacity, also came in. Gen Johnston, as well as the whole army, is anxious for an engagement.
The Daily Dispatch: June 28, 1864., [Electronic resource], From the
Geteman a strength --A correspondent of the Columbus Sun, writing from Gen Johnston's army under date of 22d states that late advices from within the lines of the enemy, state that he looks 130,000 men. Dedue from this numbers sufferent to garrison his depots and guard his communications, and the killed, wounded, and prisoners in the late fights, with the sics, and it leaves him about 90,000 effectives.
New music. --We have received from Messrs. West & Johnston, publishers, a copy of the new song--"Wait till the War, Love, is Over"--words by A. J. Andrews, music by C. W. Burton; arranged for the piano forte. As a musical composition it is creditable, and it will no doubt become quite popular.
The Daily Dispatch: July 4, 1864., [Electronic resource], From
Georgia — the battle of Kennesaw Mountain. (search)
From Georgia — the battle of Kennesaw Mountain. We are indebted to Mr W C Barnes, of the Southern Express Company, for files of Atlanta papers to the 26th of June. The victory reported by Gen Johnston occurred on the 27th, and of course no account of that is given in these journals; but they contain the details of the battle of Kennesaw Mountain, on the 22d, which will be read with interest. A correspondent of the Atlanta Intelligencer, writing from the front June 23d, thus describes the engagement: On yesterday morning the enemy held possession of a ridge on the Powder Spring road, which commanded the country around for some distance, and which was deemed desirable for our army. Our cavalry held possession of it previously, but on the approach of the Yankees fell back and abandoned the important position. Accordingly, Major Gen Stevenson was ordered in the evening to attack and carry the ridge by storm. It was not supposed that the enemy had fortified himself in so sho
The Daily Dispatch: July 7, 1864., [Electronic resource], Home Manufactured for (search)
Deserter's sale --A correspondent of the Columbus, Enquirer in Johnston's army, says that a squad of nineteen deserters were picked up by our cavalry on the 21st They say that their time expired fifteen days ago, but Sherman had pressed them all into service for ninety days. A sergeant among them said the time of 15,000 had expired, but like them, they were pressed in for ninety days.
It is thought that Major Gen Dich Taylor, who has been relieved in the Trass Mississippi department at his own request, will be made a Lieutenant General and assigned to the command of Polk's corps — A Memphis Appeal. On the contrary, the army correspondent of the Atlanta Register asserts that Major Gen A F Stewart, of Tennessee, has been promoted to the vacant Lieutenant Generalship in General Johnston's army.