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The Daily Dispatch: July 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 7 1 Browse Search
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ch upon Charleston of the Federal forces. In the first place, the Ohio wolves swam the river in boats and desolated the beautiful place and property of Hon. A. S. Jenkins, member of the late United States Congress, and destroyed or carried off property estimated at $30,000. Capt. Jenkins, however, has determined to get even wCapt. Jenkins, however, has determined to get even with them; and, to begin, captured, a day or two ago, a steamboat on the Ohio, and took therefrom one box of revolvers and one of swords. He is a brilliant partizan chieftain, and perfectly fearless. When last heard from, he was in rear of the Federal army, which is rapidly advancing on Charleston; he may be cut off, but most likece, estimated at 3,000, and later in the day 2,000 more arrived at that place. On the day before, they had taken possession of Point Pleasant, captured two of Capt. Jenkins' men, and fired into a crowd of retreating citizens, killing Mr. S. H. Miller. On the same day, (Thursday,) they landed at Guyandotte in force, estimated
The Daily Dispatch: July 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], Sketch of the Martyr Jackson and his family. (search)
Charleston, July 14, 1861 Upon returning here post-haste to-day, I find the following state of facts: The enemy are coming up the Kanawha in boats, and marching up on both sides, in force estimated at from 2,500 to 3,000 men. When last seen, they were twenty-two miles below here, and our army has marched down to meet them.--Capt. Jenkins met them at Cabell Court-House, but was compelled to retire, losing two men. He is said to have killed twenty-five or thirty. A battle is expected hourly, and, unless accident prevents, you shall have the account of an eye- witness. L.