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The Daily Dispatch: October 9, 1862., [Electronic resource], Affairs in the Kanawha valley — Sale of Salt. (search)
m $1,000 per Passed. A bill was passed giving any funds or other property bequanthed by the American Bible Society to the Confederate States Bible Society, and exempting the same from the action of the sequestration act. Mr. Oldham of Texas, called up the joint resolution relative to Provost Marshals. They were passed by the following vote: Ayes--Messrs. Baker, Havnes, Hill, Hunter Johnson Lewis, Mitchell, Oldham, Orr, Preston Semmas and Yancey.--12. Nays--Messrs. Clay, Davis, Henry, Phelan, Sparrow, and Wigfall.--6. On the passage of the resolution, Mr. Phelan asked to say that though he believed the principle of the resolution correct he should vote against it, because thought it unconstitutional, as encroaching upon the Judiciary Department. The resolutions, as passed, are as follows: 1st Resolved, by the Congress of the Confederate States of America. that no officer of the Confederate Government is by law empowered to vest Provost Marshals w
e road our baggage train had passed. Our loss in all the engagements is estimated at 5,000, and the enemy much heavier. The loss at Pocahontas was equal to that at Corinth. Our loss may be over estimated, as stragglers were numbered by the thousand, and the retreat was not very orderly. We lost four pieces of artillery. We captured 350 prisoners at Corinth, who were brought off. The enemy made no attempt to follow up from Corinth, nor did the Bolivar force, after their defeat at Davis's bridge. Van Dorn was conspicuous for daring, and Price, as usual, felt at home in the Sunday shower, each escaping unhurt. Price's command was the first in the entrenchments. Maury's division suffered the heaviest loss. Gen. Cabell sustained severe loss, and acted most gallantly. The enemy fought determinedly, and were maneuvered splendidly. Rosecranz commanded in person. Our army are perfectly safe, and no fears are entertained of their being followed by the crippled
One hundred Dollars reward --Ranaway from the subscriber, on Thursday last, my man Albert about 21 years old, about 6 feet high, stout made weighing 180 or 190 pounds, black complexion, no marks recollected. He was brought to this city by Mr. H T. Holloway, of Culpeper county and sold at Mr. Hector Davis a auction store on last Thursday. I will pay the above reward if caught out of the Guy, or the usual reward if taken in the city and delivered to Mr Robert Lumpkin [pe 6--12t] E. J Pinckard