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ase, be urged upon his hearers the necessity of a vigorous campaign to ensure the re-election of Mr. Lincoln, whom he desired to occupy the Presidential chair for another term. Mr. Swann then gave his views upon the emancipation question, and expressed himself in favor of the emancipation of all slaves, not only in this State, but throughout the whole country. The meeting was quite enthusiastic, and the speech of the President elicited much cheering. A letter was received from Hon John P Kennedy declining the nomination of Vice-President, but declaring in favor of the re-election of Mr. Lincoln. Life under Federal rule in New Orleans — white people taxed for the support of negro schools — a "Tribune" correspondent Comes to grief. Just now the most important topic of conversation in the country, as well as in the city of New Orleans, is the late order of Gen. Banks providing for the education of negro children, and the furnishing of a library for adults. This order impose
The Daily Dispatch: May 10, 1864., [Electronic resource], The movement on Richmond--two more Repulses of the enemy by Gen Lee — affairs on the Southside — feint at Drewry's Bluff — fight expected near Petersburg Today — the Central Railroad Tapped, &c, &c. (search)
n Hill's front, and about sunrise heavy cannonading was heard in the direction of Ewell's lines. List of casualties The following is a list of the principal casualties. I think you can rely upon their being as stated: Brig Gen Jenkins, killed; Brig Gen Benning, wounded severely, not dangerously; Brig Gen S M Jones, killed; Brig Gen Pegram, wounded severely, not dangerously; Brig Gen Stafford, wounded severely (since dead); Col Nance, 3d S C, killed; Lieut Col Galliard, 2d S C; Col Kennedy, wounded slightly; Lieut Col Herbert, 8th Ala, wounded in arm, resecting performed; Lieut Col Hanlove, slightly in leg; Col Singleton, slightly; Col Jones, 26th N C, severely, probably mortally; Lt Col Grice, killed; Adjt James. 3d N C, lost an arm; Lt Doby, aid to Gen Kershaw, killed; Lt Col Sheffield, 50th Ga, lost an arm; Col Minetree, wounded severely, not dangerously; Lt Col White head, slightly; Capt R Taylor, aid to Gen Mabone, wounded in knee; Col Board, 58th Va, not dangerously in
B, chest, serious; Lieut E W Martin, co H, leg, slight; privates H S Gillespie, co C, leg, slight; H C co C, neck, severe; W H Crigger, co B, abdomen, severe; C A Wills, co I, abdomen, severe; T Harvey, co G, arm, severe; B F Garrett, co D, hand, slight; J R Daniel, co B, face, slight. Eleventh Virginia--Field and Staff: Lieut Jol K Otey, severely wounded; Capt R M Mitchell, Act'g Major, slightly do; Adj't C Tyree, severely do, Serg't Maj W A Tool, slightly do. Company A, Lieut J Kennedy comd'g, severely wounded.--Killed: Private Turner. Wounded: H Mitchell, slightly;--Stevens, do. Company B--Killed: Sgt R Slatt, B Harney. Wounded; Capt F Wharton, slightly; H W Lazenby, do; Privates A Farmer, mortally; J Dowdy, severely; A Holcombe, do; Williamson, slightly; M A Haden, severely; Sandifer, do; R Sandifer, do; E Wharton, do; Sgts J T Wells, do; W M Phillips, slightly Private C B Finch, severely. Company C, Capt W H Morgan commanding.--Killed: C Allen. J Monroe,
h shop, and it is presumed that they finished their work of destruction by burning all the buildings in the place. At the same time skirmishing was going on between Ashland and Wickham's farm, and we regret to hear a report that Lieutenant Colonel Brown, of the Maryland Line, was shot through the head and killed. From the Southside. Comparative quiet prevails along our lines in Chesterfield county. A sharp skirmish took place on Tuesday on the south bank of the Appomattox, in Prince George county, between a portion of General Dearing's command and a force of the enemy's "nigger" troops. The enemy were strongly entrenched, with their right flank protected by gunboats, two of which moved up and participated in the fight. Our casualties were four killed and nine wounded--among the former, Lieutenant Tomlinson, of the 7th Confederate cavalry, and among the latter, Lieut. Col. Kennedy, of Col. Griffin's Georgia cavalry. The loss of the enemy was numerically about the same.
ity of the State and clemency of the Government by interfering in the election of our rulers. Such men pile rebellion upon treason, breach of faith upon perjury, and forfeit the amnesty accorded them. It will not be well for them so to do. By command of Major-General Benjamin F. Butter. Captain A. F. Purfcy. Acting Assistant Adjutant-General The Sixth, Seventh and Tenth Connecticut regiments arrived in New York on Sunday with orders to report to General Butler. Superintendent Kennedy issued a circular to the Metropolitan police, instructing them to enforce, on Tuesday, throughout the district, compliance with the State law requiring that no intoxicating liquors shall be sold on election day; that no box for the distribution of tickets shall be erected within one hundred and fifty feet of a polling place, and that no unjustifiable physical force shall be used, either by policemen of citizens, to incite or intimidate electors. Thirty-one car loads of troops, t
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