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tteras. October 8--Santa Rosa Island. October 11--Repulse at Southwest Pass. October 25--Charge of Fremont's Guard. October 27--Romney, (Kelly wounded.) November 7--Port Royal. December 13--Camp Alleghany, Virginia. December 18--1,300 rebels captured by Pope in Missouri. December 18--Dranesville. 1862. Second rebel repulse at Santa Rosa. Humphrey Marshall's rout. Capture of rebel batteries in S. Carolina. Mill Spring, (Zollicoffer killed) Fort Henry. Roanoke Island. Fort Donelson, (predicted.) Rebel victories, 1861. April 12--Sumter. June 10--Big Bethel. July 21--Bull Run. September 20--Lexington. October 25--Massacre of Ball's Bluff. November 7--Belmont. Wilson's Creek. 1862, None. Recapitulation. Union victories, 23; Rebel victories, 7; ratio, 3 to 1. From Mexico. By the arrival at New York of the steamship Columbia, from Havana, we have news from Vera Cruz to Jan. 29. The advices are interesting a
The Daily Dispatch: February 19, 1862., [Electronic resource], Safety of Capt. Cook--release of prisoners. (search)
From Norfolk. --The enemy counted very strongly on creating a panic in this city by the capture of Roanoke Island, but if they get close enough here to see, they will witness quite a contrary effect. There is a strong determination here to welcome them "with bloody hands to hospitable graves." I heard from General Wise yesterday; he has entirely recovered from his late attack, and now stands ready to avenge the death of his noble son. He is the man for the times; would that we had more such. It is said that Colonel Wright is in possession of Elizabeth City. Many rumors are rife in the city this morning, but I refrain giving them, as they do not seem to be authentic.-- Cor. Petersburg Express.
From Norfolk. the latest from North Carolina--frigates in Huston Roads, &c. [Special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Norfolk, Feb. 18th, 1862. Notwithstanding the exciting news recently received from Roanoke Island, and the defeat of the comparatively small number of Confederate troops there by a fleet of gunboats and a large and well drilled army, the principal subject of interest here now is the battle at Fort Donelson. Much anxiety is felt with regard to the result of that important engagement. May it be glorious for the sons of freedom. It is stated, by persons recently from North Carolina, that there are no Yankee troops at or near Curritax Court-House. Some of the inhabitant left their homes on hearing of the approach of the enemy, but no person had been in the neighborhood referred to. It is stated that the Federals had sunk a or two, loaded with corn, at the South of the Albemarle and Chesapeake , and afterwards returned to the island. There i
ers. The point to which the enemy mainly directed his fire was near the South end of the island, where the Sound is about three and three-quarter miles wide. A row of piles had been driven and extended within three-quarters of a mile of Roanoke Island, and about one mile and a half of Croatian, which is opposite. On Thursday, about daylight, a large fleet of vessels was seen below Roanoke marshes, about ten miles to the South of the island, where it remained all day, owing to the very heaivingston, and Mr. Wombsley--the first and last named of the Ellis, and the rest of the Sea Bird. Drs Greenhow and Jones were also captured, both being attached to the Sea Bird. As far as ascertained, only three were wounded in the fight at Roanoke Island, viz: Master Odanlg Hoole, skull fractured; Midshipman Conner, arm shot off; and the wheelsman of the Curlew, as before stated, arm broken. In the second fight, the killed on our side amounted to five--three on board the Sea Bird and two
--(Received at 10 o'clock P. M.)--The Northern papers, of the 17th inst., state that six companies of the 8th New Hampshire regiment sailed from Boston on the 16th inst., bound for Ship Island. The New York cotton market on Saturday closed irregularly, at 28 to 29 cents for middling Uplands. The latest advices from Mexico state that the people of Mexico are united in their determination to resist the European invasion. A large amount of hospital stores have been sent to Roanoke Island. The ship Macaulay, of Baltimore, was boarded by the privateer Sumter, near Genoa, but was allowed to proceed. The Federal steamer Primero was lost at sea, in a recent gale. The crew were saved. The 9th Rhode Island battery, and a portion of the Engineer regiment, sailed for Port Royal on the 17th inst. Mr. Slidell had arrived in Paris. The Southerners in Paris think that he will soon accomplish the objects of his mission. Ex-Speaker Pennington, of New Jersey,