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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 65 19 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 41 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1862., [Electronic resource] 20 4 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 20 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1862., [Electronic resource] 17 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 16 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 16 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 10, 1862., [Electronic resource] 14 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 14 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 12 0 Browse Search
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fell, they would put no trust in his superior in command, General Crittenden, and gave up the contest. The report is, that Gen. Crittenden was in full retreat on the road leading to Knoxville, Tennessee, distant a hundred miles by road from Somerset; and the inference cannot be avoided that his army was much disorganized and incapable of a bold stand against the enemy. The Government here will doubtless take prompt steps to reinforce the retreating army with regiments to form a nucleus fors fully appreciated by the Confederate authorities, and the exigency will be promptly met by the proper measures. There is little danger of any immediate advance of the enemy in the direction of Cumberland Cap, which is a hundred miles from Somerset; and if he should under take such an advance, we have force there strong enough, with the aid of the formidable fortifications guarding its passes, to keep an army at bay. The real danger is of his advance along the route of our own discomfited
f the rebel's position at Bowling Green. Gen. Ruell's division — a Brilliant victory at Somerset, Ky. Cincinnati Jan. 20. --A battle was fought at Somerset, Ky., on Saturday, between theSomerset, Ky., on Saturday, between the Federal troops under Gen. Schoepff, and the rebels under General Zollicoffer. The engagement was commenced in the morning, and lasted till nightfall. Gen. Zollicoffer was killed, and his arand attacked him at six o'clock on Saturday morning, near Webb's Crossroads, in the vicinity of Somerset. At half-past 3 o'clock, on Saturday afternoon, Zollicoffer and Bailie Peyton had been killoss have yet reached here. The scene of the victory. The scene of the late victory is Somerset, the capital of Pulaski county, Ky., and is situated six miles north of the Cumberland river, intense delight here. The position of the Federal troops. The position of the troops at Somerset, is thus described in a letter from there, dated January 15, which we clip from the Philadelphi
ect that on Sunday last General Crittenden, with eight regiments of infantry and six pieces of artillery attacked the enemy at a place called Fishing Creek, near Somerset, in Southeastern Kentucky. The Federals were under the command of Generals Schœpff and Thomas, and were strongly posted and entrenched behind Fishing Creek. Thnd wounded on the field. At last accounts, Gen. Crittenden was in full retreat on Knoxville. It is not stated whether or not the enemy was in pursuit. Somerset is situated in Pulaski county, Ky., and is, by an air line, about eighty miles Northwest of Knoxville, and miles probably over a hundred by the road hundred. land river, which would interpose another obstacle to the advance of the enemy in case Gen. Crittenden has destroyed the bridges over that stream. Of course it is to be supposed that he has done so. The route from Somerset to Knoxville, Tenn., does not run through Cumberland Gap or any of the avenues leading into Virginia.
ved here. It is reported at the North that the Burnside expedition put into Hatteras to avoid the storm. It is also reported that the Louisiana was lost. The latter, however, is regarded as doubtful. The news of the Federal victory at Somerset, Ky., is confirmed, but no additional particulars have been received. In Congress on the 21st inst., the Committee of Ways and Means reported a bill authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to issue small and large notes, bearing interest, aport of the army. The steamship Adriatic, from Liverpool, has arrived at Halifax, with troops. [second Dispatch.] Norfolk, Jan. 23. --The Baltimore South, of yesterday, has been received here. Its accounts of the victory at Somerset, Ky., are so conflicting that doubts are entertained of the death of Zollicoffer. The expedition from Cairo, proved a failure, and the troops returned. It was reported in Baltimore yesterday that a gun-boat had returned from the Burnside