Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: February 25, 1865., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for B. F. Kelly or search for B. F. Kelly in all documents.

Your search returned 6 results in 2 document sections:

t a number of wounded Yankees were carried off by their comrades. So the party who came out to whip got whipped. Bold exploit — the Yankee Generals Crook and Kelly captured. The following interesting official telegram was received at the War Department last night: "Headquarters, February 24, 1865. "Hon. J. C. Brecr: "General Early reports that Lieutenant McNeil, with thirty men, on the morning of the 21st, entered Cumberland, captured and brought out Generals Crook and Kelly, the adjutant- general of the department, two privates and the headquarters flag, without firing a gun, though a considerable force is stationed in the vicinity. will reach Staunton to-day. "R. E. Lee." Another account. The following telegram was received yesterday: "Harrisonburg, February 24. --Major-Generals B. F. Kelly and George Crook, and Major Thayer Melvin, of General Crook's staff, are here, en route for Richmond. They were captured in Cumberland, Maryland, last
tion, the President may recognize such government as the lawful government, and submit the same to Congress for recognition. The capture of Generals Crook and Kelly--still Another Disaster. Another of those "surprises," of so frequent occurrence (says the Baltimore American) during the past year in the western portion of tl cavalry dashed into Cumberland before daylight yesterday morning, "surprised and captured the pickets, and then made prisoners and carried off Generals Crook and Kelly." The marauders were probably a portion of White's rebel cavalry, which has been operating in West Virginia for some time since. "Surprises of pickets" is the ster as usual, but with what success has not yet been ascertained. General Crook has several times distinguished himself in the operations under General Sheridan. General Kelly has been a long time in command of the Department in which Cumberland is situated, but we cannot say whether he was in command at the time of the raid. A