hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 77 results in 55 document sections:

1 2 3 4 5 6
attacked the enemy's fleet with impetuous gallantry, disabling and damaging several vessels, and sustaining comparatively slight injury herself. The Arkansas is a steamer of 1,200 tons. She was built at Memphis, but was removed from that point, in an unfinished condition, previous to the evacuation by our troops. She has since been completed in the Yazoo river. The following is a copy of an official dispatch received at the Navy Department yesterday morning. Vicksburg, Miss., July 15, 1862. To Hon. S. R. Mallory. We engaged to-day from six to eight A. M. with the enemy's fleet above Vicksburg, consisting of four or more iron clad vessels, two heavy sloops of war, four gunboats, and seven or eight rams. We drove, one iron clad vessel ashore, with colors down and disabled, blew up a ram, burned one vessel, and damaged several others. Our smoke stack was so shot to pieces that we lost steam, and could not use our vessel as a ram. We were otherwise cut up, as we engaged
Statement from released surgeons. Jackson, Mississippi July 15th, 1862. --Dr. J. F. Kennedy, of the 14th Miss. Reg't. Dr. T. B. Elkins, of the 20th Miss. and Dr. Caleb Terry, of the 17th Ala. have arrived from Camp Douglas, released by the Federal Government. They say, on the authority of Jeff. Thompson, that Curtis escaped Hindman, and got to Helena, Ark. Hind man had Curtis surrounded, but having no ammunition, was compelled to let him escape, although the Federals announced his capture.
White of Dr. Cullen, and that he has every reason to that our wounded men will be well caved for. From Harpers --Winchester Threatened again. The New York Tribune, of Thursday has the following from correspondent: Ferry, July 15, 1862.--The aspect of affairs in the vicinity of Winchester, and throughout that section of the valley of the unfavorable, and are entertained that we shall soon trouble. In consequence of the threatening appearance of matters at Winchester, th Star says: By the following telegraphic dispatch, received by Gov. Kirkwood, it will be seen that some of the Confederate guerrillas are attempting mischief in Iowa. Athens is on the Des Moines river, near Keokuk: Clinton, Lowa, July 15th, 1862. --Athens is being invaded. Lieut. Ball, of the regular army, has ordered out all the convalescents at the hospitals (in Keokuk) and citizens. They leave for the scene of expected battle by special train this 10 P. M. Gov. Kirkwood re
citizens, cesses scenting, &c., that the oath of allegiance or the alternative of going to Dixie, will be soon put to many of our most rabid and indiscreet sympathizers with treason. They are in nervous apprehension. The Question Settled about Guerillas being entitled to the treatment of soldiers. The following correspondence has passed be between Gen. Dan'l Ruggies. C. S. A., and Picayune Butler. Headq'rs, 1st District.Dep't East Louisiana and Mississippi. Tangipahoa, La. July 15, 1862. To Major-Gen. Butler, Commanding United States forces, New Orleans, La: General — I have received petitions from officers of the 1st regiment Louisiana Partizan Rangers touching the case of Henry Castle, a private of company H. of that regiment, and also an application respecting Thomas C. Pennington, a private of Capt. Wilson Tate's company, of the same regiment, and I deem it expedient to request your early consideration of the subject. It appears that private Castle was captur
or four hours, move forward on the Georgetown Pike; will have most of my men mounted. Morgan left Versailles this morning at 8 o'clock, with 850 men, on the Midway road, moving in the direction of Georgetown. "Brigadier General Ward." This being our position and intention exactly, it was thought proper to throw Gen. Ward on some other track. So, in the course of half an hour, I manufactured and sent the following dispatch, which was approved by Gen. Morgan: "Midway, July 15, 1862. "To Brig. Gen. Ward, Lexington: "Morgan, with upwards of 1,000 men, came within a mile of here and took the old Frankfort road, bound, as we suppose, for Frankfort. This is reliable. "Woolums Operator." In about ten minutes Lexington again called Frankfort, when I received the following: "Lexington, July 15. "To Gen. Finnell, Frankfort: "Morgan, with more than 1,000 men, came within a mile of here and took the old Frankfort road." "The dispatch r
1 2 3 4 5 6