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The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1863., [Electronic resource], The
Yankees at the White House. (search)
Later from the North. Fredericksburg, Jan. 8. --The New York Herald and Philadelphia Inquirer, of the 6th, were received to-day by flag of truce. Rosecrans's official dispatch to the War Department gives an accounted the fight at Murfreesboro', which, he says, ended on Saturday in a total defeat of the rebel army, and their disorderly flight to Tullahoma. The fight was continuous from Tuesday to Saturday. He says that the Medical Director estimates the number of wounded in the hospitals at 5,500, and the killed at 1,000. The Cumberland and other rivers were rising rapidly. The Memphis Bulletin says that Vicksburg surrendered to Gen. Sherman after five days fighting. He was reinforced Sunday night by 9,000 men from Grant's army. The whole Union force at Vicksburg is estimated at 40,000. [No dates are given in the above. We have good reason to believe that it is not true.] Banks and Farragut were hourly expected. The Herald has additional part
The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1863., [Electronic resource], Matters on the
From North Carolina--immense preparations of the enemy. Charleston, Jan. 8. --The following has just been received from Kinston, North Carolina, dated to-day: The enemy beyond doubt is making immense preparations for an advance. Reinforcements are daily arriving from Suffolk. The Yankees at Morehead City and Newbern are 50,000 strong, under command of Foster, Beast Butler is not there. They will probably attack Charleston, Wilmington, Weldon, and Goldsboro', simultaneously, to prevent reinforcements leaving either place. It is reported that they are now cooking marching rations. The Passaic (iron-clad) was towed into harbor at Beaufort, N. C., disabled, having lest her turret and guns, and leaking so badly that her pumps were kept going constantly. The steamer which towed the Monitor has not been heard from. The consternation at the loss of vessels is great.
The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1863., [Electronic resource], The raid in
From our army in Tennessee. Chattanooga, Jan. 8. --It is believed that our army will defend the line of Duck river. Murfreesboro' is said to be unoccupied by either force. Morgan and Forrest have returned. They captured and paroled three thousand prisoners, and killed and wounded a large number. [Another Dispatch.] Augusta, January 8. --A special dispatch to the Charleston papers, dated Chattanooga, 7th, says: "General Bragg addressed the citizens of Decherd and WinchestJanuary 8. --A special dispatch to the Charleston papers, dated Chattanooga, 7th, says: "General Bragg addressed the citizens of Decherd and Winchester, Tennessee, on Monday, assuring them that he would not leave them to the enemy, but would make a stand between Alliance and Tullahoma. He had fallen back to give his brave men repose after a battle in which they had exhausted their energy. He stated our loss at 1,000 killed and wounded, and that of the enemy at 15,000 or 20,000." The Yankees have advanced six miles from Murfreesboro', and are committing worse than usual depredations.
The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Legislature. (search)
The siege of Charleston. Charleston, January 8. --No news. No firing to day. The Yankees are busy repairing damages to their batteries caused by the storm. No change in the fleet.
The Daily Dispatch: January 16, 1864., [Electronic resource], Assistance for wounded soldiers. (search)