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United States (United States) (search for this): article 1
he affairs of the District prison, Marshal Lamon to-day submitted to the presiding officer of each branch of Congress a statement of the regulations he had adopted in reference to the admission of visitors to the prison. The President of the United States and members of his Cabinet, the Judges of the Supreme Court and of the Courts of Record in the District, and President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives, are privileged to visit the prison at will. Senators can be admlace. A strange Juxtaposition. The Boston Traveller, of the 13th instant, says: Five officers of the British army reached this city on Friday last, in the steamer from Europe, on their way to Canada, preparatory to fighting the United States, should a war with England occur. They stopped at a hotel, and their names were recorded upon the register. Later in the day focus officers of the Confederate army, just released from Fort Warren, on their way to the South, undoubtedly to f
Shipping Point, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
he report the guns, but the flashes from the mussiest were very vivid and incessant. We saw several of the shelled burst in the air, some over on the Maryland shore, and others apparently over the river on the other side of Stump Neck. The sky was overcast with cloud, but the glare of the moon shown sufficiently through them to render objects visible at a considerable distance. The Reliance repassed the batteries without being fired at. At about 14 this afternoon the batteries at Shipping Point and Cockit Point again opened fire, this time on the Maryland shore, keeping up an incessant roar, and causing the steamer Stepping Stones to tremble with the concussion. Their shells burst high in the air over the land or on the river, and one shell from Cock pit Point exploded into the entrance to Mattawoman, creek. Reconnaissance near Columbus — movements of Union troops. The gun-boats Essex, St Louis, and Tyler made a reconnaissance down the river today. They approac
Rockville, Md. (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 1
t a hotel, and their names were recorded upon the register. Later in the day focus officers of the Confederate army, just released from Fort Warren, on their way to the South, undoubtedly to fight against us in that quarter, stopped at the same hotel, and placed their names just below those of the British officers. Hon. John G. Davis. The Cincinnati Commercial says: The Indianapolis Sentinel denies the statement that the Hon. John G. Davis has fled the State, says he is in Rockville attending to his business, and adds that if the editor of the Journal dare repeat the charges made against Mr. Davis "he will be the best cowhided man that ever received such a punishment in Indiana, " which it thinks will be convincing proof even to the editor of the Journal that Mr. Davis is at home. Accident on the western Railroad. Troy, Jan. 14. --This forenoon, as the Troy and Boston train was about twenty miles above this city, it ran into a farmer's wagon at a crossin
Missouri (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 1
ed off the majority of his dead and all his wounded. This morning we found twenty-seven of his dead on the field. His killed cannot be less than sixty. We have taken twenty five prisoners, ten horses and a quantity of stores. The enemy burned most of his stores, and fled precipitately in the night. To-day I have crossed the river, and am now occupying Prestonsburg Our loss is two killed and twenty-five wounded. J. A. Garfield, Colonel Commanding Brigade. Interesting from Missouri--troops ordered to March from Rolla — movements of Gen. Price, &c. Sedalia, Mo., Jan. 14 --Advices have reached here that the 1st Kansas regiment, which was sent from here some days since arrived at Lexington on Friday last, where they arrested several of the most prominent and active rebels of the town. They also took and destroyed about 1,500 bogs, being packed for the use of Price's rebels, and a good deal of other valuable property. About sixty rebels, belonging to the reg
Bolivar, Mo. (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 1
up to the 3d instant. It evacuated Springfield on New Year's day, and encamped on Wilson creek, near the old battle ground, also taking a position at Pond Spring, twelve miles west of Springfield, where Gen. Lyon's army waited for several days on its arrival from Roonville. A picket and foraging party held possession of Marshfield on the 5th, but a force of our troops had gone from Major Wright's command, and will probably succeed in driving them out. A party less than 200 strong were at Bolivar, on the road from Springfield to Warsaw, engaged in procuring flour and other supplies for the rebel army. The Secessionists of Springfield and vicinity have nearly all gone South, taking with them their negroes and all their moveable property. A portion of Fort-Smith is reported destroyed by fire about a month since. A few refuges have lately come in who state that the rebels are greatly enrage at the outrages committed by Jennison and his men, and will retaliate severely at the ear
Cockpit Point (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
House upon the pass of the Speaker. All other visitors must exhibit a pass from the Marshal. This regulation has found much objection among the radical agitators, and was the occasion of a severe attack upon the Marshal by Senator Grimes in the Senate to-day. Activity of the Confederate batteries on the lower Potomac. Washington, Jan. 14. --A bout 8 o'clock last night, as the Reliance was running down to rejoin the lower flotilla, fire was opened on her by the batteries at Cockpit Point. After ten rounds had been fired, these batteries ceased, the Reliance having run out of range. Shortly after the batteries lower down opened, and kept up a brisk cannonade until near 9 o'clock Thirty-eight rounds in all were fired. The wind was from the northward, which prevented us from hearing the report the guns, but the flashes from the mussiest were very vivid and incessant. We saw several of the shelled burst in the air, some over on the Maryland shore, and others apparently o
Blandville (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 1
ion troops. The gun-boats Essex, St Louis, and Tyler made a reconnaissance down the river today. They approached within a mile and a half of Columbus, and fired several shots into the rebel camps. The rebels returned the fire from three or four guns without doing any damage to our boats. The effect of our shells is unknown. No obstruction in the river nor masked batteries on shore were discovered, as before reported. General McClernand's column moved in the direction of Blandville, Ky., to-day. Gen. Paine's force moved forward this morning from Bird's Point. The Second regiment of the Douglas Brigade will arrive to-night. The Seventh Lowa, Eighth Wisconsin, and Forty-fifth Illinois are expected to-morrow. Operations of the Confederates at Cave city, Ky. Louisville, Jan. 14. --The rebels of Hammond's command, encamped up the river, on Sunday night burned the depot and black smith's shop, and took all the goods from the store of Mr. Mustain,
Canada (Canada) (search for this): article 1
he Tocos river to attack Fort Union. The troops stationed at Fort Wise have been ordered to New Mexico. Fort Union is well prepared to receive an at tack; but fears are entertained that Fort Craig will be taken and the Texans advance on Santa Fe. Considerable excitement prevails in that place. A strange Juxtaposition. The Boston Traveller, of the 13th instant, says: Five officers of the British army reached this city on Friday last, in the steamer from Europe, on their way to Canada, preparatory to fighting the United States, should a war with England occur. They stopped at a hotel, and their names were recorded upon the register. Later in the day focus officers of the Confederate army, just released from Fort Warren, on their way to the South, undoubtedly to fight against us in that quarter, stopped at the same hotel, and placed their names just below those of the British officers. Hon. John G. Davis. The Cincinnati Commercial says: The Indianapolis S
Rolla, Mo. (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 1
y in the night. To-day I have crossed the river, and am now occupying Prestonsburg Our loss is two killed and twenty-five wounded. J. A. Garfield, Colonel Commanding Brigade. Interesting from Missouri--troops ordered to March from Rolla — movements of Gen. Price, &c. Sedalia, Mo., Jan. 14 --Advices have reached here that the 1st Kansas regiment, which was sent from here some days since arrived at Lexington on Friday last, where they arrested several of the most prominent valuable property. About sixty rebels, belonging to the regiment of Col. Alexander, now a prisoner at St. Louis, were captured about six miles from here on Saturday last. From an interesting correspondence in the New York Herald, dated Rolla, January 9th, we gather the following items: The troops here, numbering some twelve thousand, are under orders for marching at a moment's warning. In the present condition of the roads such a movement would be next to an impossibility. Thi
Horse Cave (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 1
, to-day. Gen. Paine's force moved forward this morning from Bird's Point. The Second regiment of the Douglas Brigade will arrive to-night. The Seventh Lowa, Eighth Wisconsin, and Forty-fifth Illinois are expected to-morrow. Operations of the Confederates at Cave city, Ky. Louisville, Jan. 14. --The rebels of Hammond's command, encamped up the river, on Sunday night burned the depot and black smith's shop, and took all the goods from the store of Mr. Mustain, at Horse Cave. They also burned the Woodland depot at Cave City, the Cave City hotel and stables. The citizens at all those points were notified and escaped to Munfordsville, as the rebels stated that they intended to return on Monday night and burn every house that could be used by the Union army in its advance as a hospital of quarters. They also burned up all the hay, eats and fodder stacks along the road, and drove off or killed all the cattle, horses and mules to be found. Indian affair
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