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From Portsmouth. list of prisoners captured on board the steamer Fanny, and at Chickonocomac. [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Portsmouth, Oct. 11, 1861. I send you herewith a list of the prisoners captured by our gallant forces on board the steamer Fanny, on the 1st inst., and at Chickonocomac on the 4th and 5th: Lieut. F. M. Peacock, U. S. Navy, Commanding Steamer Fanny. Lieut. Isaac W. Hart, Regimental Quarter master, 20th Indiana Regiment. Corporal J. E. Tuttle, Co. C, 9th Regiment N. Y. Vols., Hudson co., N. Y. Corporal G. Everard, Co. G, 9th Regiment N. Y. Vols., New York City. Privates 9th Regiment N. Y. Volunteers.--J. S. Rowan, Co. C, J. R. Havens, Co. C, W. H. Edsall, Co. G, Hudson county, N. J.; W. H. Cunningham, Co. C, Richmond, N. Y.; D. Dougherty, Co. C, Jos. V. H. Page, Essex co., N. J; John Carson, Jas. Beith, Co. I, Frank Trottes, Co. H, New York city. Twentieth Indiana Regiment.--Sergeant F. M. Bartlett, Co. I
elections authorized to be held in his county, and on such poll, if he show that hen entitled to vote, the Commissioners shall cause he name to be recorded, as if it were in his county. The officers whose duty it is to make return of elections shell forthwith, at the conclusion of the election, return such separate polls to the Secretary of the Commonwealth. In taking all such special polls the name proceedings shall be had and under the regulations proscribed in regular elections. In all cases where returning officers may not find it practicable, for the reasons aforesaid to meet all the places designated by law, they may return the polls taken and in their custody to the Secretary of the Commonwealth. Given under my hand as Governor and under the Seal of the Commonwealth in Richmond, this 11th day of October, A. D. 1861, and in the eighty-sixth year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor: Geo. W. Munford, 0c 12--16th N Sec'y of the Commonwealth.
Late Northern war News. attack on a Baltimore ship by a Confederate battery--Premature Reports of a movement of General Banks's division — the war in Missouri--a skirmish in Western Virginia, &c. From the Baltimore papers, of the 10th, we gather the following items: Attack on a Baltimore ship — Exploit of the gun-boat Daylight. United States Gun-Boat Daylight, Off Cape Henry, Oct. 11, 1861. Yesterday, at the close of a heavy gale, when had lasted for sixty hours, it was reported by the officer of the deck that a battery, whose existence had been previously unknown to us, situated on Lyanhaven Bay, had opened fire upon the American ship John Clark, of Baltimore, which had arrived from Havre the day previous, and, anchoring in the bay during the gale, with two anchors down, had dragged within its range. We could see the enemy's shell dropping about the ship in all directions. In a short time we ran down to the ship, and opened a brisk fire upon the batt
ong. The Confederate steamer Page is out from her old lair in Aquia Creek, and on the rampage among the forage vessels. She varies foraging with shell and she practice on the Sickles Brigade on the Maryland side, and with ferrying over the Confederate marauders. This blockade causes anxiety. Billy Wilson's report of the Santa Rosa fight. Col. Billy Wilson, of the Zouaves, has written the following letters to his wife: Camp Brown, Fort Pickens, Sixth Regiment N. Y. V., Oct. 11, 1861. Dear Wife: I am in a great hurry. We had a terrible attack two nights ago. Two thousand men came upon us at 3 o'clock in the morning. We, however turned out and gave them some fight. I had but two hundred men in camp at the time, and the rebels must have had at least two thousand; but the few I had did well, as we killed quite a number.--Eleven of my men are killed, several wounded, and a number taken prisoners. My old cook, Napoleon, is taken prisoner. We killed about four hu
ter, of the 12th inst., explains itself. Of course the War Department will accept the offer of the services of this regiment of warriors, who are the very boys to assist in chasing the Yankees from the sacred soil of this proud old Commonwealth. The regiment was raised mainly through the agency of Col. George E. Deneale, of Rockingham, Va., who spent six weeks in the Choctaw nation, haranguing the people until their blood was fired: Doaksvill, (Capitol of the Choctaw Nation,) October 11th, 1861. Brigadier General J. B. Floyd--Dear Sir: Having been informed by Col. Deneale that you are ready and willing to receive one or more companies of Choctaws as a part of your brigade in the Confederate service, it is with pride and patriotic pleasure that I tender to you, through him, the services of my command of Choctaw warriors to vindicate our common flag, and to aid in driving the Northern vandals from our sacred and consecrated soil. In tendering this command to the Conf
stablished. We append a list of the patents already issued for new inventions, omitting a large number of United States patents renewed, and several applications now on file: James S. Allums, Cusseta, Chattahoochee co., Ga., for cotton presses, Oct. 2, 1861. Victor Armant, New Orleans, La., apparatus for clarifying cane juice, Aug. 24, 1861. Isaac Beirfield, Newberry C. H. S. C., mode of tanning, Sept. 16, 1861. Robert C. Bernard, Rocky Mount, Va., gate fasteners, Oct. 11, 1861. R. W. Biggs, Jacksonville, Fla., ploughs, Nov. 21, 1861. Hannibal S. Blood, New Orleans, Louisiana, switches and turntables for horse railroad cars, Oct. 24, 1861. J. S. Boothby, Savannah, Ga., tanning, Sept. 27, 1861. Edward Boyle, Thomas Gamble, and Edward McFee Richmond, Va., sword bayonet, attaching to guns, Sept. 2, 1861. Charles E. Brown, Staunton, Va., stirrups, Aug. 11, 1861. James H, Carkeet, Natchez. Miss., manufacture of cannon, Sept, 3, 1861.
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