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From Missouri. fight at Fredericktown — the loss on both sides — officers killed, &c. Memphis, Tenn., October 29. --A correspondent of the Appeal, of this city, in a letter dated at Greenville, Missouri, 22d instant, states that General Jeff. Thompson engaged the Federals at Fredericktown on the previous day (the 21st.) The enemy had a force of 5,000, and the Confederates were only 1,300 strong. After several hours of severe fighting General Thompson retreated with a los
of 42 killed and wounded. The loss of the enemy is said to have been about 400.
The Federals had five rifled cannon, and General Thompson only two common guns.
Several officers on both sides were killed.
[second Dispatch.] Memphis, Oct. 29.
--Some details of the battle at Fredericktown, Missouri, have transpire from Federal sources.
The Confederate force were under the command of Generals Thompson and Lowe, and numbered about 5,000--The Confederate loss was heavy, and the F
From Kentucky. Federal troops Concentrating in Kentucky--arrest of Geo. D. Prentice's Son while on a visit to his father, &c. Nashville, Oct. 29. --A gentleman who left Louisville on the 22d inst., and who arrived here on yesterday, states that troops from the North are rapidly reaching Louisville, and that Gen. McCook's forces between Louisville and Nolin number not less than 31,000 Three regiments from Pennsylvania, with eight pieces of artillery, and one regiment from Indiana, and another from Minnesota arrived at Louisville on the 21st and 22d inst. All regiments as they arrive are immediately sent to Gen. McCook's command, which is now at Elizabethtown. Two regiments from Michigan were hourly expected. The Cincinnati Commercial, of the 22d inst., says that at least one dozen additional Northern regiments will be sent to Kentucky before the close of the month. Courtney Prentice, the son of the editor of the Louisville Journal, who has been with t
From Charleston. the Federal fleet off Charleston — Conviction of a mail robber — capture of another prize, &c. Charleston, Oct. 29. --It was reported here on yesterday that a large Federal fleet was off this bar, but the report has not been confirmed. In the Confederate Court, Michael McNamara, charged with embezzling public money and robbing the mails, plead guilty, and was sentenced, on one indictment to three months imprisonment and a fine of one hundred dollars, on the second indictment he was sentenced to ten years imprisonment. The Couriers of this morning announces that an armed Confederate vessel has another prize in a safe harbor, and that the passengers arrived safely in Charleston on yesterday. Among them were Capt. Richard Bartlett, and lady, of the brig Betsy Ames, of Wells, Maine, Michael Teunesy, and six others. The Ames sailed from New York for Cardenas on the 6th of October, and was captured some days ago with an assorted carg
The Daily Dispatch: October 31, 1861., [Electronic resource], The blockading fleet off New Orleans — News direct from the enemy. (search)
Latest from Missouri. Memphis, Oct. 29.--The Appeal, of this city, has reliable advices which announce that Gen. Price was at Neosho on the 18th inst. His army was in good fighting condition, and Gen. McCulloch was in close proximity, and daily receiving large accessions. Their combined forces will outnumber any force that Fremont can bring against them. The opinion prevailed, that Gen. Fremont was making a desperate effort to retrieve his failing fortunes. Gen. Price's retrograde movement was strategical and his troops are now amply supplied with ammunition, and determined to stand. Jeff. Thompson is in Memphis. He left his command safe. It was reported, at St. Louis, that 300 rebels had congregated at Fulton, with the design of crossing the river, and burning the Orange bridge.
The Daily Dispatch: October 31, 1861., [Electronic resource], Westminster Palace. (search)
From Kentucky. Nashville, Oct. 29.--The latest Louisville papers report seventeen regiments of infantry, three companies of cavalry, and one artillery company from Indiana. There are now in Kentucky 18,178 troops from Indiana.
The Daily Dispatch: November 2, 1861., [Electronic resource], A negro shot in
The Daily Dispatch: November 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], Memphis Races
Memphis Races Clay Stake. --The Memphis Avalanche, of the 29th Oct., says: The race set for yesterday was the Clay Stake for three year olds--$500 entrance, $200 forfeit — for which there were twenty-eight entries. Of these only two were on the ground — Guild & Blythe's Albion coit, Jack Malone, and Mr. Roundtree's Albion filly, Lady Chiffey. Both are cracking, and good sport was anticipated, but when it came to a start the filly was found to be dead lame and she paid forfeit. The colt "walked over," although he made the last mile in 1.55. By the unfortunate concatenation of circumstances, Messrs. Guild --Bly the pocketed the snug sum of $4,800, nett
The Daily Dispatch: November 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], A camp incident. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: November 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], Northern war News. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: November 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], A'singular story. (search)