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Quartermaster's Office, Richmond September 14, 1864 Wanted to Hire, for the balance of the year , ten Negro Teamsters. J. C. Maynard, Major and Quartermaster, Corner Ninth and Main streets. se 14--5t
Quartermaster's Office,Richmond, September 14, 1864. Wanted to Hire, for the balance of the year , ten Negro Teamsters. J. C. Maynard, Major and Quartermaster, Corner Ninth and Main streets. se 14--5t
Quartermaster's Office,Richmond, September 14, 1864. Wanted to Hire, for the balance of the year , ten Negro Teamsters. J. C. Maynard, Major and Quartermaster, Corner Ninth and Main streets. se 14--5t
The Daily Dispatch: February 2, 1865., [Electronic resource], Yankee Reasons for the fall of Fort Fisher. (search)
his fire was so well managed as to damage the enemy without injury to our own troops." Butler, with only two thousand and two hundred men ashore, wisely and dutifully declined to assault Fort Fisher, uninjured by the fire of the fleet. Injured and its fire silenced, Terry could not take it with six thousand men (troops, sailors and marines), after two hours fighting. He had to put in Abbot's brigade, of three thousand freshmen, to finish the job; and it took from five o'clock till ten for the combined nine thousand to do it. Secretary Stanton says: "The works were so constructed that every traverse afforded the enemy a new defensive position, from whence they had to be driven. They were seven in number, and the fight was carried on, from traverse to traverse, for seven hours." Porter's assaulting column of sailors and marines was much larger than the whole column that Butler sent to the assault. It attacked, as Secretary Stanton says, "the least difficul
hal Magnan and daughters, Duchess Coloma, Monsieur and Madame Emile de Girandin, Alexandre Dumas (father and son), Victorian Sardon, the successful dramatic author; Emile Angier, the dramatist; Mermet, composer of the new opera, Roland a Roncesvaux; Gustave Dare, Adolphe Gueroult, editor of the Opinione Nationale, and many other men, distinguished in the world of literature, and art. "In the musical world there was also a good deal of excitement last week.--The veteran maestro Rossini, besides his usual receptions of Saturday, gives each year ten grand musical soirees. The first of these was given on Friday evening last, and will long be remembered by those who had the good fortune to be present. Rossini played two of his own compositions, and accompanied Alboni, who sang the air of la Donna del Lago. Patti — who is Rossini's great favorite and pet — carried off the honors of the evening. Madam Gardoni, Dellie Sedie, Agnesi and Scalese also participated in the 'solemnity.'
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