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The Daily Dispatch: November 27, 1861., [Electronic resource], Taken to
The Daily Dispatch: January 10, 1862., [Electronic resource], Reminiscences of
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Reminiscences of Fort Warren. "Personne," of the Charleston Courier, in one of his lively letters from Norfolk giving the results of an interview he recently had with an officer captured at Fort Hatteras and released from Fort Warren, Boston, on parole, writes as follows: As soon as possible after their arrival, (1,050 men from Fort Lafayette,) the prisoners were divided into messes, varying in size and character according to the tastes and inclinations of the different individuals.
o be presented to President Davis) chains of wood, such as Chinese brains and hands originate, cups, puzzles, and other odd articles suggested by idle moments and curious fancy.
Speaking of the personal appearance of the returned captives, "Personne" adds:
Aside from the rather empty honor that they have been "prisoners of war," there is one peculiarity about many of them which excites both the observation and the envy of their fellow-soldiers at home.
They are radiant in splendid Yan
The Daily Dispatch: March 15, 1862., [Electronic resource], From the coast. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: August 8, 1864., [Electronic resource], The fighting in
The fighting in Georgia. The latest newspaper accounts from Georgia (the mails having been much interrupted by the raids) bring us accounts of the fighting of the 22d ultimo, but no later. It will be recollected that the enemy assaulted our works and General Hood repulsed and charged them in turn. "Personne," the correspondent of the Savannah Republican, writing on the 23d, says: It is yet too early to send you a reliable estimate of either our losses or those of the enemy in the battle of yesterday. I can only state, on the authority of one of the corps medical directors, that a hasty reckoning of the causalities shows less than 4,000, and probably not many more than 3,000, killed, wounded and missing on our side. On the part of the Federal, 2,000 prisoners are reported on our books, to begin with; while all accounts from officers and men engaged concur in revealing a great destruction of life and limb. On certain portions of Hardee's front they made a most despera