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The Daily Dispatch: March 9, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Forts Taylor and Jefferson Reinforced. (search)
Forts Taylor and Jefferson Reinforced. --The steamer Daniel Webster, Capt. Minor, arrived at this port last evening, six days from New York, with Maj. Fitz, John Porter, Assistant Adjutant General, and Capt. Dawson, 1st Artillery, for Brazos Santiago, Texas, Capt. W. F. Smith, Top. Eng., on Lighthouse duty, and ninety recruits, sixty-two to fill up Capt. Brannan's company at Fort Taylor, and twenty-eight for Fort Jefferson, and company stores for both works.--Key West Key of the Gulf, Feb.23d.
The Daily Dispatch: March 14, 1861., [Electronic resource], Movement of military stores. (search)
Movement of military stores. --The steamship Empire City is still anchored at Quarantine, at New York. The steamer Star of the West sailed for the Brazos Tuesday afternoon, The schooner M. P. Hudson sailed the same day for Fort Johnson, with a. cargo of cannon. provisions, etc. Another steamer is loading for Fort Jefferson, at Governor's Island.
The Daily Dispatch: April 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Great snow Storm at
Reinforcing Southern forts with Federaltroops — Indian Depredations in Texas. New York, March 31.--The steamship Daniel Webster reports that she landed at Fort Jefferson, Tortugas, Companies L and M, first artillery, and at Fort Taylor, Key West, Companies F and K of the same regiment. She reports that the Indians are committing great havoc among the people of Texas, kill- ing some, and running off their stock. Maj. Libbey had chastised some of the savages. Cortenas was understood to be awaiting the departure of troops to commence operations on a larger scale than heretofore.
The Daily Dispatch: April 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], Evening session. (search)
From Pensacola.Reinforcements — the Seizure of St. Domingo--France-Spanish Designs on Mexico. Montgomery, Ala., April 2. --W. H. Ward, editor of the "Key of the Gulf," has arrived here from Pensacola. He states that on the 25th ult., the steamer Gen. Rusk arrived at Key West with 200 troops for Fort Taylor, and 100 for Fort Jefferson, Tortugas. The United States steamer Crusader, Lieut. Craven, had reached Key West with marines. The United States frigate Brooklyn was going into Key West, on the 16th. There was no doubt she had left her troops at Fort Pickens. The Texas Commissioners stipulated that the Rusk's troops should be landed at New York, and the commander of the three companies on board of her signed a paper exonerating Capt. Smith, of the Rusk, from any blame for the deception. By an arrival at Key West, on the 26th ult., It was reported that the Spanish flag had been hoisted at St. Domingo by the French and Spaniards. The Spanish President ha
The Daily Dispatch: April 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], The War preparations. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: January 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National Crisis. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: January 7, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National crisis. (search)