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The Daily Dispatch: September 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], Terms of the
The Daily Dispatch: September 30, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Gen. Jeff. Thompson
Gen. Wise. We are gratified to observe the efficient improvement in Gen. Wise's health and physical condition. Camp life seems to agree with him. We have not ascertained to what field of action he will next be assigned. Gen. Wise. We are gratified to observe the efficient improvement in Gen. Wise's health and physical condition. Camp life seems to agree with him. We have not ascertained to what field of action he will next be assigned.
The Daily Dispatch: September 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], Miscellaneous. (search)
Southern War news.movements and fighting in the West. In another part of the Dispatch will be found intelligence concerning Gen. Lee--the latest from the Western army. We copy the following from the Lynchburg Republican of yesterday: From a passenger from Charlottesville, on Saturday, we learn that reports had reached that place, that the enemy had been repulsed in their attack upon Gen. Wise's column, of which Gen. Lee had taken command in person, on the Big Sewell on Tuesday, and had renewed the attack on Wednesday with the same result. Again on Thursday morning early the fight recommenced, and was raging with fierceness when the person who brought the report left the neighborhood of the battle ground. It was confidently believed that General Lee would succeed in eventually defeating the enemy, as reinforcements had reached him, and others were on their way to join him, who would probably get up in time to take part in the battle. The Federal loss is said to
Wanted--Recruits"R. I. I. B." Recruits wanted for the Richmond Light Fantry Blues. Each recruit enters active services as soon as listed. Any number of good Recruits will be received into this corps, permission having been obtained to erease the same to a complete . The Blues are attached to the how in service in Western Virginia, under the command of Brigadier General Henry A. Wise. The Blues are enlisted for the entire contingence of the war, and no recruit will be received for a less period of enlistment. Apply to Capt. Hammond Duncan, W Legion Office, over P. H. Taylor's Music Store, No. Main street, between 9th and 10th, Richmond, between the hours of 9 A. M. and 6 P. M. None need apply but men of good character and robust health. 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 R. I. I. B. au 30--wtf
Personal. --Captain Caskie, of Caskie's Rangers, and Captain O. Jennings Wise, of the Richmond Blues, have arrived in this city from the army of Western Virginia.
The Daily Dispatch: January 18, 1862., [Electronic resource], Latest News from
The Daily Dispatch: February 10, 1862., [Electronic resource], Who are
Attack on Roanoke Island.the enemy attempt to land.Terrific battle on shore.Loos of the steamer Curlew.illness of General Wise.&c., &c., &c. [special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Norfolk, Va., Feb. 8. --A messenger just up from Roanoke Island reports that fifty-three Federal vessels opened a tremendous cannonade on the Island yesterday morning, the 7th inst., at 10 o'clock. The firing was continued with great violence till night. Our batteries returned the fire in splendid s
n this attempt when the messenger left.
No killed of our side were reported up to two o'clock yesterday. It was supposed that the fight would be renewed this morning.
The bombarding vessels were stationed about two miles from the island.
Gen. Wise is very ill. He has removed his headquarters to Nag's Head.
[second Dispatch.] Norfolk, Va., Feb. 8th, 1862.
--Heavy and very rapid firing was heard here this morning.
It commenced early in the morning and continued for some c
The Daily Dispatch: February 10, 1862., [Electronic resource],
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The very latest.Roanoke Island in the Hands, of the enemy.capture of all our troops except Twentx-five.Capt. O. Jennings Wise mortally wounded.other casualties. [special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Norfolk, Va., Feb. 9. --The Wise Legion with few exceptions, and the balance of the 4th Brigade of this department, were captured on Roanoke Island yesterday by an overwhelming force after two days hard fighting. Captains Coles and O. Jennings Wise, are severely wounded, and are reported killed. Major Lawson, of Col. Henningsen's regiment, is wounded and a prisoner. Lieut. Miller, of the Jackson Guard, is shot through the shoulder. Gen. Wise was confined to his bed from pneumonia at Nag's Head. He and his staff are safe. Col. Richardson is also safe. Major Fry, Capt. Wallace, Capt. Dickinson, Lieut. Carter and Lieut. Bigger are prisoners. Capt. Farish, and Burr and Levy, of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, are safe. Frank Johnson a prisoner