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The Daily Dispatch: July 13, 1861., [Electronic resource], Notice to our Subscribers. (search)
from Gen. Wise's command — Operations in the Kanawha Valley — Exploit of the Richmond Blues--the fight near Beverley. The Richmond Enquirer publis
act of a letter from Charleston, Kanawha county, the present headquarters of General Wise.
Alluding to the General, the writer says:
He seizes traitors, and th Bulltown and Frenchtown are ordered to be occupied by strong detachments.
O. Jennings Wise escaped from Ripley.
Col. Norton went after him on the 4th, but Wise retrWise retreated on Charleston.
Col. Connell, of the 17th Ohio, is appointed commander of this post.
Capt. Barrett's company, 19th Ohio, was
paraded before the regim t, are besieged by a picked Regiment of Virginians and 1,500 militia under O. Jennings Wise."
It will be seen, by reference to our telegraph column, that a reporelegraph column, that a report afterwards reached Cincinnati that Capt. Wise had captured a battalion or so of Hessians at Glenville.
We hope this may prove true
The Daily Dispatch: July 13, 1861., [Electronic resource], An expensive war. (search)
The Exploit of Capt. Wise's command. Cincinnati, July 11. --It is reported here that Capt. O. Jennings Wise captured three companies of Federal troops at Glenville. The Exploit of Capt. Wise's command. Cincinnati, July 11. --It is reported here that Capt. O. Jennings Wise captured three companies of Federal troops at Glenville.
The Daily Dispatch: July 18, 1861., [Electronic resource], Notice to our Subscribers. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: August 7, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ranaway.--
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Patriotic letter --The following is a copy of a letter written by Brig. Gen. Wise to Mr. C. Bias, of Sweet Springs, Va., acknowledging the receipt of a flag for the Legion: The Confederate flag sent me by yourself, as Secretary of the Sweet Springs Valley Guard, was received yesterday evening; accept for it my grateful acknowledgements. Waving in front of my Legion it shall guide as against the invaders of our soil, and be planted over them victoriously, or else baptized and re-baptized in blood, consecrated on the altar of Virginia and the Confederacy. Whatever be our face, no stain of dishonor shall touch it, not more for our own sakes to whom it is given, than for your sakes who give.
The Daily Dispatch: September 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], Correspondence of the
Richmond Dispatch. (search)
Wanted — Recruits. "R. L. I. B." Recruits Wanted for the Richmond Light Infantry Blues each Recruit Enters Active service as soon as Enlisted. Any number of good Recruits will be received into this corps, permission having been obtained to increase the same to a complete battalion. The Blues are attached to the Legion now in service in Western Virginia, under the command of Brig. General Henry A. Wise. The Blues are enlisted for the entire continuance for the war, and no recruit will be accepted for a less period of enlistment. Apply to Capt. Hammon Dugan, Metropolitan hall, Richmond, between the hours of 9 A. M., and 6 P. M. None need apply but men of good character and robust hatch. Honorary members of the Blues and other friends throughout the country, are requested to assist us. Uniforms and other necessary clothing furnished. O. Jennings Wise, Captain E. L. I. B. au 30--6&swtf
The Daily Dispatch: September 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], Acknowledgement. (search)
Escape of prisoners. --The Salem Register notices the escape of six prisoners from the jail of that town. They were sent thither by General Wise, who arrested them in Kanawha. They overpowered the jailor when he entered to give them water. Ten escaped, but four were arrested. The Register thus describes the six: Tobias Mariana, Kanawha county, Va., about 5 feet 11 inches, rather pale and slender, an Italian, aged 25 years. Phillip Frankenburger, Charleston, Kanawha C. H., about 19 years old, fair complexion, about 5 feet 2 inches, a Jew, from Germany, talks broken. William Springer, about 25 years old, hair rather dark; claimed his home in Mason county, Va., but had been working this year at Fallen Rock, Kanawha, Va., quick spoken, gentlemanly-looking man, about 5 feet 10 inches. James Bodkin, Kanawha, Va., about 5 feet 5 inches, of rather a swarthy complexion, dark hair, about 30 years old. Thomas Newcombe, Putnam county, Va., about 25 years old, about 5 feet 10 inche
The Daily Dispatch: September 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], From the