Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: September 14, 1861., [Electronic resource].
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Operations of Gen. Wise. --Extract from a private letter dated September 6th, eight below Dogwood Gap, on New river: "On the 2d, we marched from Dogwood Camp with parts of three pieces and two regiments, leaving two guns and a garrison at dogwood. During the day, we occupied the "Hawk's Nest," and took possession of Miller's Ferry. The enemy was camped beyond Big Creek. Having discovered one of his camps unguarded, Lieutenant-Colonel Anderson was started through the mountains to surprise them at day-break. About sunset, we pushed on in front till darkness overtook as, and unfortunately a little too far. At the bridge, over McGrom's Creek, a strong detachment ambuscaded our advance, consisting of the Beirne Sharp-Shooters, Captain Somers. Third Regiment of Wise Legion. The General himself was on the bridge, and called on his men to charge, which they did with the utmost gallantry, at once dispersing the enemy. We had only three wounded--less than I expected, as the en
A fire in Pittsburg, Pa., on the 10th, destroyed property to the amount of $60,000, including about $10,000 worth of "contraband" goods which had been seized in that place. W. Hutton, a traveling agent of the Ohio Central Railroad, has been committed at Cincinnati, to answer a charge of treason. The arrival of the Prince de Joinville at New York is announced.
Day of atonement. --This, tenth day of the month of Tishri, is called the day of atonement, (Yom Kippur,) and is decreed in Holy Writ as a solemn fast for the pardon of sin of the Jewish nation to those who are true and sincere in their repentance. This day is considered the most holy day in the year, and is set apart entirely for fasting, praying, and repentance, It is thus related in the Pentateuch: "On the tenth day of the seventh month is the day of atonement; it shall be to you a day of holy convocation, and you shall afflict your souls, (by fasting;) ye shall do no work on that same day, for it is a day of atonement on which you shall be pardoned before the Eternal your God; it shall be to you a complete day of rest, and you shall afflict your souls, (by fasting;) on the evening of the ninth day you shall begin, and keep your resting day until the next evening." This day is also a day of reconciliation and peace-making between man and man; for no one could expect to be for