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wagons, four hundred and twenty-five cattle, twenty-five ponies, and thirty-five prisoners. The train was on its way from Pike's Peak to the Cherokees, who seceded some weeks ago.--N. Y. Times, October 26. Eighty of Major James' cavalry, at Cameron, came upon two hundred and fifty or three hundred rebels, in a cornfield, twenty miles south of Cameron, in Ray County, Missouri. The advance guard of nine of the National troops routed them, the rebels seeking refuge in the timber. The guardCameron, in Ray County, Missouri. The advance guard of nine of the National troops routed them, the rebels seeking refuge in the timber. The guard was then reinforced by thirty of the cavalry, when they completely drove the rebels from that section, killing eight and taking five prisoners. Four Federals were wounded and one killed. The steamer Theodora ran the blockade of Charleston, with Messrs. Mason and Slidell, and their secretaries, on board, destined for Cardenas, in Cuba, it being their intention to proceed to Europe by steamer from Havana.--N. Y. Evening Post, October 30. This night an attack was made on the United Stat
minutes, the rebels were routed, leaving nine of their number dead on the field, among whom was Lieutenant Rogers, a favorite officer among them.--N. Y. Tribune. A soldier, belonging to Col. Catherwood's regiment, Sixth Missouri State Militia, named Donegan, was inhumanly murdered by bushwhackers, within gun-shot hearing of his father's house, from which he was returning unarmed to his regiment. Several outrages of this kind having occurred about this time in the neighborhood of Cameron, Missouri, Col. Catherwood detailed a scouting party of sixty men, under the command of Capt. Bassett, to ferret out the perpetrators. After four days ceaseless riding, they succeeded in capturing eighteen prisoners, twenty-nine Mississippi rifles, and three kegs of powder.--Missouri Democrat. The Charleston Mercury of this day publishes the following circular, which, it says, is the deliberate expression of probably the largest, wealthiest and most influential class of the citizens of New
January 27. A party of rebel guerrillas made an attack on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad at Cameron, and after firing upon a train, fled. They were pursued by a squad of cavalry under the command of Lieutenant Jackson, and one of their number captured.--the National cavalry under General Sturgis achieved a victory over the enemy's cavalry near Fair Gardens, about ten miles east of Sevierville, Tenn. General McCook's division drove the enemy back about two miles, after a stubborn fight, lasting from daylight to four P. M., at which time the division charged with the sabre and a yell, and routed the enemy from the field, capturing two steel rifled guns and over one hundred prisoners. The enemy's loss was considerable, sixty-five of them being killed or wounded in the charge. Generals Garrard and Wolford's divisions came up, after a forced march, in time to be pushed in pursuit, although their horses were jaded.--Gen. Rawlins's Report. General Palmer, with General Davi
n on the Mannington pike. The first positive information of their number and whereabouts, was received from Morgantown on Monday evening. Their number was estimated by a gentleman who witnessed their entree, at five thousand. Before this news came, and while all was vague rumor and perplexing uncertainty, many of our fighting men whom we relied upon as certain to die in the last ditch, if die they must, performed a grand strategical movement, and fell back to a new base of operations at Cameron, Moundsville, Wheeling, and various other points in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Those whose lips retained the crimson hue of natural life, and whose knees did not quake like Caesar's with the ague in Spain, remained and busied themselves in hunting up arms, and in making every effort to defend the place against the impending assault. A delegation went to Mannington, and returned on Tuesday morning with two companies of militia and as many guns as were fit for use. The whole defensive force con
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Missouri Volunteers. (search)
Fagg's Regiment State Militia Infantry. (See 5th Regiment State Militia Infantry.) Grundy County Battalion State Militia Infantry. Organized at Trenton, Grundy County, for six months, October 20. 1861. Scouting and duty at Chillicothe, Mo., till March, 1862. Mustered out March 4, 1862. Harrison County Battalion State Militia Infantry. (See 7th Battalion State Militia Infantry.) James' Battalion State Militia Infantry. Organized for six months and mustered in at Cameron, Mo., October 2, 1861. Duty in Clinton, Caldwell and Davies Counties. Mustered out March 13, 1862. Joseph's Battalion State Militia Infantry. (See 3rd Battalion State Militia Infantry.) Kimball's Regiment State Militia Infantry. Organized for six months and mustered in at St. Joseph October 2, 1861. Duty at St. Joseph, and scout duty in the District of Northwest Missouri till April, 1862. Mustered out April 2, 1862. (Clark's) Mercer County Battalion State Militia I
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, Index. (search)
3; 97, 1; 117, 1; 118, 1; 135-A; 142, F1; 149, B12 California (State) 120, 1; 134, 1; 162-171 California, Department of (U): Boundaries 162 California, Mo. 135-A Camak, Ga. 117, 1; 118, 1; 135-A; 143, F6; 144, B6 Cambridge, Mo. 135-A; 152, B2 Camden, Ark. 47, 1; 53, 1; 135-A; 154, G2; 171 Camden, S. C. 76, 2; 79, 3; 117, 1; 118, 1; 135-A; 139, C2; 143, C11; 171 Camden Court-House, N. C. 138, B12 Camden Point, Mo. 161, B9 Cameron, Mo. 161, A11; 171 Campbell's Station, Tenn. 24, 3; 142, D2, 142, E2; 150, H13 Campbellsville, Tenn. 24, 3; 118, 1; 135-A; 149, B5 Campbellton, Ga. 57, 1, 57, 3; 58, 2; 60, 1; 65, 3; 76, 2; 88, 2; 135-A; 148, A12; 149, H12 Camp Creek, Ga. 57, 1, 57, 3; 58, 2; 60, 1, 60, 2; 63, 4; 88, 2; 90, 2; 101, 5, 101, 6, 101, 9, 101, 10, 101, 21; 117, 1; 144, F1; 149, H13 Camp Creek, W. Va. 135-A; 141, F10, 135-A; 141, F11 Campti, La. 50, 6; 52, 1; 53, 1; 155,
d further on passed another company of them, numbering perhaps in all marching towards Cameron, which they heard was to be attacked and burst by State troops. At Cameron we found a crowd assembled of some 300, perhaps, who insisted on standing out in a parting rain and cheering the soldiers nearly all the time they were there. Thn Petterman at as early a day as possible.--An experienced telegrapher accompanies the troops to repair the fines and keep up communication with Wheeling. At Cameron, yesterday, they hauled up some secessionists and made them swear to support the Constitution of the United States. Today that place was full of men, armed.--Squnly one company of cavalry. On Monday, however, the secession troops evacuated the place, and the federal forces took quiet possession of it.] excitement at Cameron. A report same to Cameron, in Marshall county, on Monday morning, that the secessionists were coming down from Farmington to burn the bridges. Messengers w
efunding to Matthew Warnsley, of the county of Randolph, a certain sum of money erroneously paid by him; a bill for the relief of James Scott, of Greenbrier co.; a bill authorizing the payment to Wm. G. Jackson of certain coupons; a bill refunding a license tax to Paul A Farley, of the county of Lunenburg; a bill for the relief of Enoch Atkinson, of Giles county; a bill for the relief of Nathaniel B. Harvey; a bill to incorporate the Berkeley Border Guards; a bill to incorporate the town of Cameron, in the county of Marshall; a bill authorizing a loan from the Literary Fund to the Alleghany College; a bill for the relief of Rev. J. Packard. Committee on Claims.--The Committee on Claims asked leave to be discharged from the consideration of the resolution with regard to the account of J. P. A. Entler, for services rendered to the State, Granted. Petitions, &c., Presented and Referred.--Mr. Ball presented the petition of the officers and privates of the North Fork Rifle Compan
s is given to any other stockholder in any such company; by Mr. Graham, of reporting a bill incorporating the town of Asbury, in the county of Wythe; by Mr. Lucas, of allowing to Jno. Powers, assignee of Hiram Mansey, $8.15 for tuition of poor children in Giles county. Bills Passed.--The following bills were passed: Amending the charter of the Bank of Howardsvill; repealing an act passed March 19th, 1860, concerning the mode of catching fish in certain waters; incorporating the town of Cameron, in the county of Marshall; amending the charter of the town of Bath, in the county of Morgan: amending an act passed March 31st, 1860, entitled an act to restrict the catching of oysters in certain months; authorizing the Clerks of Supreme Courts and the District Courts of Appeals to take orders of publication in vacation; amending an act incorporating the Lewisburg Female Institute. Committee on Free Negroes.--The Speaker announced the following committee on the above subject, viz: M