ch of the Confederate States of America met at Augusta, Ga.—25.
Confederate raid into Poolesville, Md. A body of 4,000 Confederates attacked Newbern, but were forced to retreat in disorder.—27.
Nearly all the political prisoners released from forts and government prisons.
Confederates defeated near Frankfort, Va.—28. General Grant's army marched towards Holly Springs, Miss.
Confederates crossed the Potomac and captured nearly two companies of Pennsylvania cavalry near Hartwood.—29. General Stahl fights and routs a Confederate force near Berryville. —Dec. 2. King George Court-House, Va., captured by National cavalry.
Expedition went out from Suffolk, Va., and recaptured a Pittsburg battery.—4. General Banks and a part of his expedition sailed from New York for New Orleans.—5.
Skirmish near Coffeeville, Miss.—6.
Confederates repulsed at Cane Hill, Ark.— 7. California steamer Ariel captured by the Alabama.—9.
Concordia, on the Mississippi, burned by Union troops.
Ewell had about 5,000 men, strongly posted.
There he was attacked, on Sunday morning, June 7, by Fremont with the force with which he had moved out of Harrisonburg.
General Schenck led the right, General Milroy the centre, and General Stahl the left.
Between the extreme was a force under Colonel Cluseret.
At eleven o'clock the conflict was general and severe, and continued several hours, Milroy and Schenck all the while gaining ground, the former with heavy loss.
At four o'clur o'clock the whole National line was ordered to fall back at the moment when Milroy had pierced Ewell's centre, and was almost up to his guns.
Milroy obeyed the order, but with great reluctance, for he felt sure of victory.
The Confederates occupied the battle-field that night, and the Nationals rested within their first line until morning, when Ewell was called to aid Jackson beyond the Shenandoah River.
The National loss in the battle was 664, of which two-thirds fell in Stahl's brigade.
uses and Jewish synagogues; in Rumania it received the active support of the government and reduced the Jews there to practical penury; while in France it showed itself in accusations against the Jews which for barbarity could match any that were brought against them in the Middle Ages.
The charges against the Jews are varied in their character.
In Germany they have been blamed for exploiting the agricultural class and for serving the interests of the Liberal party, forgetting that Leo and Stahl, the founders of the Orthodox party in Prussia, were themselves Jews, and that Disraeli in England was born of the same race.
The most foolish accusations on almost every conceivable subject have been lodged against them by such men as Allwart, Sticker, Lueger, and Drumont; and in late years the old and foolish charge that the Jews use the blood of Christian children in the making of Passover bread has been revived, in order to infuriate the populace; despite the fact that popes, ecclesiast