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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1, Appendix to chapter I. (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The
battle of Belmont. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: August 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], War matters. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: January 20, 1862., [Electronic resource], Southern news. (search)
Gen. Van-Dorn. The command to which Gen. Van-Dorn has been assigned includes Missouri, (except that portion lying between the Mississippi and St. Francis rivers, which remains under command of Gen. Polk,) Arkansas, Louisiana north of Red river, and the Indian Territory. He has authority, also, to draw troops from Texas. Gen. Van-Dorn left this city on Thursday morning last for. Bowling Green, Ky., where he will report to Gen. Johnston. His headquarters will be established in Northern Arkansas for the present. This appointment is understood to be entirely acceptable to the Missouri delegation in Congress. It does not interfere with or supersede Gen. Price, who remains in command of the Missouri troops. The army possesses no officer better qualified, by personal, and military advantages, for the important position in the West than Gen. Earl Van-Dorn. His acquaintance and familiarity with the people will afford him the facilities of rallying hosts of men, who will take the fie
The Daily Dispatch: May 24, 1862., [Electronic resource],
$50 reward. (search)
Burning the cotton. --It is reported that the planters on the Mississippi, for twenty miles back from the river, have destroyed all their cotton, and that the planters on its tributaries, the Red, Arkansas, White, and St. Francis rivers, are following their patriotic example. The occupation of the Father of Waters, therefore, will bring the enemy but little profit. He has opened the greatest cotton port in the world, and yet he gets no cotton. This is not all, the people in the great valley of the Mississippi have planted very little cotton — cut little more than enough for their own domestic purposes.
The Daily Dispatch: August 12, 1862., [Electronic resource], Later from the
The Daily Dispatch: August 14, 1862., [Electronic resource], Further from the
The Daily Dispatch: May 13, 1863., [Electronic resource],
Battle of the Wilderness. (search)
Northern and Western News. Jackson, May 11. --A special dispatch to the Appeal, dated Senatobia, 10th, says reports from the river represent that Gen. Price had met and chastised the Yankee at St. Francis river. It was reported at Memphis that the Confederates had occupied Pittsburg, Pa. The Memphis Bulletin, of the 8th, has a dispatch from Cincinnati, dated the 8th, which says: "Dayton was comparatively quiet after 10 o'clock yesterday. Troops from Cincinnati and Columbus began pouring in. Thirty of the ringleaders of the mob have arrived.--Every precaution has been taken to prevent a renewal of the attack." A St. Louis dispatch says that fifteen of the most prominent Secessionists were arrested. --No favor will be shown, but they will be sent South with their families.