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The Quartermaster and Commissary departments were well managed by their respective chiefs, Major J. A. Harman and Major W. J. Hawks. Undying gratitude is due to God for this great victory, by which despondency increased in the North, hope brightened in the South, and the capital of Virginia and of the confederacy was saved. I am, General, very respectfully, your obedient servant, T. J. Jackson, Lieutenant-General. General Ewell's Report. headquarters Third division, near Somerset, Va., August 4, 1862. Captain A. S. Pendleton, Assistant Adjutant General, Valley District: Captain: I have the honor to submit the following report of the movement of my division in the recent operations before Richmond: The march from Ashland, and the movements preliminary to the fight at Gaines's Mill, were all made under the immediate direction of the Major-General commanding. I need only mention that in the skirmish at Hundley Corner, Thursday evening, the First Maryland and Thirt
The Daily Dispatch: December 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], The London times on the Mason-Slidell seizure. (search)
Ochra as a Substitute for coffee. --We have from Mrs. C. J. Stovin, of Somerset, Orange county, a specimen of parched Ochra for a table beverage in lieu of coffee. It has very much the odor of coffee, and will, we are sure, pass muster among the number of articles brought into use where coffee is not to be had. It is recommended by one of the most intelligent of Virginia housewives. The recipe given is as follows: One cup of the parched and ground Ochra makes seven of the beverage. Mix the Ochra with cold water and the white of an egg; put four cups of cold water, and put on the fire till it boils, and then add three cups of boiling water, boil five minutes and set by the fire to settle. However, unless the Lincoln Government makes the most humiliating apology and reparation for the insult to the British flag, we shall soon have a plenty of coffee. In that case, the foregoing recipe may be of service to the Yankees, who will then be in great need of the delicious berry, and
Fire in the country. --We learn that a barn belonging to R. F. Omohundro, Esq., at Somerset, in Orange county, was destroyed by fire at 1 o'clock yesterday morning, together with seven valuable horses, 400 bushels of cats, wagon, harness, agricultural implements, &c. Loss $2,000. Supposed to have been work of an incendiary.
by all who desire to see them: Carl Laguiguist, of Macon, Ga., for an improved breech-loading gun. Jas. Peete, or Tipton, Tenn., for improved cotton tie. Jacob B. and Wm. L. Platt, of Augusta, Ga., for improved camp cots. J. Nichols and J. Bennett, assignors to themselves and Frank Smith, of Memphis, Tenn., for improved submarine batteries. R. P. Moore and Nathaniel Thompson, of Talbot, Ga., for improvement in mosquito and fly-brush machine. A. P. Routt, of Somerset, Va., for improvement in seed planters. John B. Wants, of Memphis, Tenn., for improved method of making cloth waterproof. G. W. Dolbey, of Carrollton, Miss., improvement in bellows. John A. Wells, of Holly Springs, Miss., for improved cotton press. James Peeler, of Bartow, Ga., for improved plow. M. G. Rhodes and A. Bingham, of Talladega, Ga., for improvement in wooden-bottomed shoes. G. W. Dolbey, of Carrollton, Miss., for improvement in machine for shrinking ti