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Arrival of prisoners. Lynchburg Nov. 13. --Forty-five prisoners have been taken by Gen. Floyd's command, and have arrived here. A portion were captured while holding the recent election in the Northwest. The poll-books were also captured, with a list of the voters, &c.
A visit to the Culpeper hospital. Culpeper C. H., Nov. 13. Editors Dispatch: I enjoyed, a few days ago, a visit to the hospital at Culpeper C. H. Allow me to give you a hasty sketch of it for the benefit of those who have friends there. It gave me pleasure to see such comfortable arrangements made for our sick. By the indefatigable efforts of Dr. Green, the surgeon of the post, very comfortable winter quarters have been secured for 800 men. Each ward is well ventilated and lighted; also, supplied with excellent stoves, competent nurses, and good medical attention. There is an air of neatness and good cheer truly refreshing to see. Among all the different wards perfect discipline seems to prevail, each department being carefully overlooked by the surgeon in person, who is truly "the right man in the right place."--doing not only his duty, but his whole duty. Should he succeed in carrying out his plans for other improvements, his hospital will, I am sure, rank among th
Yankee troops Pouring into Kentucky--Occupation of Madisonville by the Federals, &c. Nashville, Nov. 13. --The Yankee troops continue to pour into Kentucky. A regiment from Western Virginia arrived at Louisville on the 4th inst., and two Ohio regiments started from Cincinnati via Louisville, on the 5th inst. Ten regiments from Ohio, Indiana, and the North were expected to arrive at Louisville last night. Madisonville, Hopkins county, was occupied by 1,000 Federals on the 10th instant. Southern men were compelled to fly to avoid arrest. Robert Bunker, Ex-Mayor of Mobile, and Anderson Lane, merchants, were arrested at Cincinnati and sent to Fort Warren, in Boston harbor, on the 5th inst., by the order of Secretary Seward. Both gentlemen recently returned from Europe and were arrested on suspicion of having important information for the Confederate Government.
The Georgia Planters' Convention. Macon, Ga., Nov. 13. --The Georgia Planters' Convention have adopted resolutions endorsing the defensive position of the Government, and recommending a duty of 20 percent. on the productions of the United States. They also recommend to planters, should the war continue, and the present crop remain undisposed of, not to plant any cotton next spring, beyond enough to supply the wants of home consumption.
The Federal fleet. Savannah, Nov. 13. --The Federal fleet is reported to have passed Fernandina yesterday morning, bound southwardly.
fixed an infernal machine to the magazine door, which, upon being ignited, ignited the powder and caused the explosion. When the news by the Blenville became generally known among the soldiers at Fortress Monroe and Newport News, the excitement was of the willest character. The soldiers danced and capered about in high glee, and rent the air with wild huzzas at the success of their brethren in arms. Official Accounts--Com. Dupont's dispatches to the Navy Department. Washington, Nov. 13. --Capt. Steedman, of the steamer Bienville, arrived here at noon to-day, bringing official dispatches from the Great Expedition. He is also the bearer of two of the Rebels' "Confederate flags," one Rebel Palmetto flag, and also brings the American flag first planted in South Carolina over Fort Walker. Capt. Steedman reports that the captured forts are magnificent, with covered ways and bomb- proofs. All that our troops had to do was to occupy them. They can be held against an
The Grand Jury have indicted M. C. Gallaway and B. Desha Harmon, for acting as seconds in a duel fought in another State, in which a wound was inflicted of which a party to said duel died in this State.--Memphis Appeal, Nov. 13. Yankee vessels are so thick at Ship Island, Miss., as thieves use at Washington city. No less than thirty of the largest stash way steamer have been visible inside the harbor during the past week.
says: Mrs. Price, wife of the hero of Lexington, and her son, and Mrs. Sibley, wife of Gen. Sibley, and her daughter, were in attendance at the inauguration ball in this city on the 7th inst. The Legislature have passed a joint resolution welcoming Mrs. Price to the State. The proceeds of the ball, $400, were paid into the treasury of the Soldiers' Aid Society of Travis county. Destructive Fire in New Braunfels.--A letter to the San Antonio Herald, dated New Braunfels, Nov. 13, says: John F. Torrey's extensive flouring mill, sash, door and blind manufactory, was totally destroyed by fire this morning, between the hours of 2 and 3 A. M. A workman by the name of Cooley, who was sleeping in the third story, perished in the conflagration.--The real loss that our town, our county, and even Western Texas has suffered by this visitation cannot be estimated. The actual cost value of building machinery and necessary appurtenances, without speaking of the large amoun
Later from Europe.arrival of the Etna. New York, Nov. 24. --The steamship Etna has arrived with Liverpool dates to November 13th. Three British vessels of war were ready to sail for Mexico, but were detained owing to the stormy weather. French ships will shall immediately. There was a report that England would invite the U. States to join in the expedition to Mexico. The Spanish journals refer to a probable Spanish protectorate as the result of the expedition. The King of Portugal died on the 12th November, of typhoid fever. The Duke of Oporto succeeds to the throne. The London Times seeks a calm in the general dismay consequent on the short supply of cotton. It says there is no ground for any national alarm. An important Cabinet Council was held in Paris on the 12th Nov. The Paris Constitutional urges that American ingratitude enables France to witness the disruption of the Union with the utmost indifference. The sales of cotton at Liverpool
The Daily Dispatch: December 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], Federal reports from Southeastern Kentucky. (search)
mporarily disabled the entire brigade, and large numbers will be in hospital in a day or two. So ends the "great Cumberland Gap expedition." Last night, the Thirty-eighth Ohio encamped five miles south of London. During the night a decayed tree was blown down in camp and several men dangerously wounded--one said to be fatally. The same correspondent gives a lengthy statement of the incidents of the march. We extract the following from the diary of the writer: London,Ky.,November 13. --Long before 8 o'clock, P. M., most of the troops of the Wildcat Brigade, with three days rations in their haversacks, were prepared to march. The sick who could be removed — and there were many too feeble to walk, yet able to ride — were transferred to those wretched instruments of torture to the ill or the healthy--two wheeled ambulances and to common army wagons, some of which were uncovered, thus exposing men to the raw night air. But many poor bed-ridden fellows who were necessaril
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