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Vii. October, 1861 An order for the publication of the names of alien enemies. some excitement. efforts to secure property. G. A. Myers, lawyer, actively engaged. Gen. Price gains a victory in Missouri. Billy Wilson's cutthroats cut to pieces at Fort Pickens. a female spy arrives from Washington. great success at Leesburg or ball's Bluff. October 1 I find that only a few hundred alien enemies departed from the country under the President's proclamation, allowing them for
We lost but one man: and he was fat, broke his wind, and died in the pursuit, October 13TH.-Another little success, but not in this vicinity.
Gen. Anderson, of South Carolina, in the night crossed to Santa Rosa Island and cut up Billy Wilson's regiment of New York cutthroats and thieves; under the very guns of Fort Pickens.
Kissing goes by favor!
Col. M — r, of Maryland, whose published letter of objuration of the United States Government attracted much attention
Judith White McGuire, Diary of a southern refugee during the war, by a lady of Virginia,
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 198 (search)
A New way to attack Fort Pickens.--The Mobile Evening News puts forth the following proposition:-- Let Gen. Bragg detail a few thousand of his ten thousand to the work of catching snakes, and as soon as they have collected several cartloads of these interesting reptiles, let tin or sheet-iron shell or canisters be charged with them — the enclosure being cylindrical and of size to fit the largest mortar, and so made that it will break to pieces, and liberate its contents upon falling within the fort. We would warn those who charge the shells to put only the same species into each, as if the different snakes were mixed they would sting each other to death before having a chance to operate on Billy Wilson's Zouaves. The corners and interstices in each shell might be filled up with a few quarts of tarantulas, scorpions, centipedes, and lizards, however, to make close work, as the snakes would pack loosely.
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore),
. Doc 34. attack on Santa Rosa Island. . (search)
October 9, 1861
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 54 (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 137 (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), Rebel accounts of the battle. (search)