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Mississippi river to the guerillas, the best way to prove it would be to undertake it himself. There is quite a suspicion getting abroad that Gen. Halleck has a fashion of sending rising Generals on difficult enterprises in the hope that they will kill themselves off by some act of desperation. If he meditates making a Uriah of Gen. Banks he is much mistaken. Miscellaneous. Marshal Kane, of Baltimore, and thirteen Confederates, mostly escaped officers from Johnson's Island, and Camp Douglas, left Quebec on the 25th, by the Grand Trunk railroad for Reviere du Loup, to take the overland route to Halifax. The Legislature of Kentucky, on the 13th, passed a bill prohibiting the importation of slaves into that State. The influx of slaves, says the dispatch, has had the effect of cheapening the price of the stock on hand and overflowing the market. The recruiting bounties is causing great frauds in New York. U. S. Surgeon Kerrigan is being tried for passing two French s
The Daily Dispatch: April 20, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Retirement of the enemy from the Blackwater region. (search)
Spy arrested. Lynchburg, April 10. --A Yankee spy, under the assumed name of King, who is believed to be the comrade of Dr. R. Lugo, who was arrested in Rappahannock, has been arrested at Marion, Va., and recognised by returned prisoners from Camp Douglas as a Yankee detective from Chicago. When arrested he represented himself as Colonel of the 2d Virginia cavalry.
and other Confederates, and Dean Richmond, Ben. Wood. Butts, of the Rochester Union; ex-Governor Hunt, ex-Governor Weller, of California; ex-Governor Noble, of Michigan; Ross, Stewart, of the Nineteenth Ohio district, delegates to the Chicago Convention; three delegates from Pennsylvania; two from Iowa; two from Missouri, and five from Kentucky. There are now nine thousand rebel prisoners in the barracks at Rock Island, Illinois, and five thousand three hundred and seventy-seven at Camp Douglas, Chicago. There are also several hundred at Alton. Thus there is a considerable rebel army in Illinois. Professor Hadley, of the Union Theological Seminary, a member of the Christian Commission, died last Monday on the boat from City Point. Bishop Whelan, of the Catholic Church, is now building, a few miles cast of Wheeling, a Female Seminary of immense proportions. William H. Carter, a citizen of Maryland, has been found guilty by a court-martial of being a spy, and sent
e mistaken when the curtain lifts, but I think not. Vallandigham is holding forth to a crowd in the Court-house square. Of course he is constantly cheered, and is evidently the lion of the day, and Fernando Wood is lion No. 2. There is a feverish anxiety all over the city — especially among the woman. There are so many stories afloat as to the purpose of the Copperheads that it creates much excitement. It is feared that one part of the plot is to release the rebel prisoners in Camp Douglas, in which case all expect the city to be fired and plundered. The authorities have some misgivings, as the wives and families of all the officers have been removed from the camp, and this fact adds to the uneasiness. And then the seizure of arms at Indianapolis, and the general belief that the Irish are armed here, adds not a little to the general concern. Never was a political convention held in this country around which cluster so many omens of evil. But my opinion still is that
g an insurrection on election day and releasing the prisoners in Camp Douglas. Early this morning, a large number of arrests in their pontion was to fine the city to-night and release the prisoners in Camp Douglas. Colonel G. St. Leger Grangal, Morgan's adjutant-general; Cing of large numbers of Bushwhackers.--Colonel Sweet, commanding Camp Douglas, was communicated with, and orders were at once issued for the ame time been aware of the rebel plot to release the prisoners at Camp Douglas and burn the city. His detectives have been at work, and with sd to the North, was also arrested. They are all now confined in Camp Douglas. In a dispatch to General Crook, this morning, Colonel Sweent of the military invested the residence of Charles Walsh, near Camp Douglas. His house was entered and a portion of the contents taken to cconspirators and home traitors to release the rebel prisoners at Camp Douglas and burn the city. The camp was to have been attacked on two si
scape. The plot to release the Johnson's Island prisoners — what was to be done with Chicago. The Chicago Tribune gives what it insists is a full and correct account of the plot, so recently frustrated, which had for its object the release of the Johnson's island prisoners and the "capture" of the city of Chicago. It says: A force of about four hundred men — K. G. C.'s, bush whackers and guerrillas — were to be assembled at Chicago, and with them an attack was to be made on Camp Douglas on Monday evening for the purpose of liberating the rebels confined there. Walsh, with one hundred and fifty men, was to assault the east side of the camp, and another man, whose name we may not now furnish, with two hundred, was to take the west side, the operation to be superintended by Marmaduke, who was to have the remaining fifty men as a reserve corps, ready to act where wanted. The programme was to break down the fence and stampede the twelve hundred prisoners, who were all ready<
The Daily Dispatch: January 20, 1865., [Electronic resource], The education of disabled soldiers and soldiers children — an important question. (search)
nvened at noon, and was opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. Burrows. The following new bills were introduced from committees: A bill making an appropriation for the State Central Lunatic Asylum. A bill amending the act relative to jailors' fees. The special joint committee on the purchase of Bruce's life-size painting of General Robert E. Lee, for a State portrait, reported, and the report was laid upon the table. Mr. Miller, of Russell, offered a resolution relative to bringing about a parole of all prisoners held on either side, leaving the question of exchange to be hereafter determined, and especially to secure the parole of the Sixty-fourth Virginia regiment, now held at Camp Douglas and Johnson's island, which resolution was adopted. The following bills were passed: A bill for the relief of Tucker Carrington, of Mecklenburg. A bill for the relief of L. W. Macon, late sheriff of Albemarle county. A bill for the relief of Benjamin Brinker.
large family, besides a host of friends, to mourn his loss. The St. Albans raiders. In the examination of the St. Albans raiders at Montreal, on the 13th, several witnesses testified that the prisoners were in the Confederate service, and that the commissions of their officers were genuine. A telegram says: One of the witnesses testified that a majority of the prisoners had been at Chicago, where fifty or sixty Confederate soldiers had collected to release the prisoners at Camp Douglas. This expedition failing, two others were organized, one of which was the St. Albans raid. This witness said they were instructed to report to C. C. Clay, the Confederate commissioner in Canada. The court then adjourned. Fortifying in Canada. A Quebec (Canadian) exchange says: It is stated that the engineer officers at Quebec have privately communicated with several prominent contractors, asking for tenders for the construction of extensive fortifications here; and
Yankee Prisons. From two of our gallant soldiers, who have been for twenty months prisoners at Camp Douglas, near Chicago, we have received the following orders. They form a chapter in the history of Yankee prison life: Headquarters Post, Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, September 28, 1864. General Order No. 95. The Colonel commanding has information which leads to the conclusion that there is an organization among the prisoners of war at Camp Douglas having for its objectCamp Douglas having for its object a combined attack to overpower the guard and effect an escape. Captivity is one of the incidents of war, and a prisoner has the right to escape if he can, taking the risks and consequences. The Colonel commanding blames no man for a desire to d of B. J. Sweet, Colonel Eighth regiment, V. R. C. E. R. P. Shurly, A. A. G. Office of Commissary of prison,Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois,November 23, 1863. Order No. 1. From time to time, prisoners of war have escaped from this c
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