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New Creek (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 11
Alexandria, with an order from the State Department for his arrest, but the bird had flown, and carried with him all the evidence of his guilt, if such existed. It is alleged that he was one of those engaged in the work of carrying, or forwarding, the mail on the underground railroad. From Western Virginia. Private advices from Virginia, received in Philadelphia, state that a considerable force of Federal troops are now occupying various points on the road beyond Cumberland. At New Creek and Piedmont more than seven thousand men are stationed, and business of all kinds is entirely discontinued. The Piedmont Savings Bank has suspended operations. Piedmont is the largest town in Hampshire county, though Romney, at which place several encounters have taken place recently, is the capital. Fight at the mouth of the Rappanhannock river — Confederate Schooner burned. A letter, published in the Philadelphia inquirer, written by an officer on board of the United States v
Portland (Maine, United States) (search for this): article 11
hore on the inside of Hatteras inlet, and in a precarious situation at low water. Persons can wade completely around her, but it is hoped she will be finally saved. Gen. Burnside speaks in the highest terms of the Louisiana as a sea boat. The steamer Pocahontas belonged to the Powhatan Steamboat Company, of Baltimore. She was built in this city, and was about 550 tons burden. The Grapeshot is owned in New York. Her value was about $18,000. The steamer New Brunswick, of Portland, Me., is reported among the lost. She had the 6th Maine regiment aboard, about 700 in number. A large Confederate force had been thrown into Newbern, N. C., and other points on the coast menaced by the fleet. The Southern account. The Newbern (N. C.) Progress, of Wednesday, says: The Albemarle left here Monday evening for Portsmouth, and returned last night after dark, and passengers by her report that the Ocrocoke people had learned through a Yankee, who came up to that p
Bolivar, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): article 11
and ordered to Philadelphia in charge of Lieut. Geraud and prize crew. From the upper Potomac — Jackson concentrating at Charlestown — a Brush. Sandy Hook, Jan. 28. --This forenoon a squad of Ashby's cavalry made their appearance at Bolivar, accompanied by a section of artillery, which opened on company H. of Colonel Geary's regiment, stationed a mile and a half above Sandy Hook. Our Parrot gun and Enfield rifles silenced their battery, and drove the cavalry back behind a hill. At the latest accounts no rebels were in sight, except amounted picket stationed in a small woods near Bolivar. General Jackson's main body is concentrating at Charlestown, and our informant says that great consternation exists among the rebels in consequence of the circulation of reports among them that out wholes division was about to cross over, and that Jackson ... Strict Surveillance. We take the following from the Star, of Wednesday evening: An order has been issued f
United States (United States) (search for this): article 11
d to New Orleans, with a cargo of 4,800 bags of coffee, was seized on the 25th ult., in latitude seven degrees north, longitude 32 degrees, 30 minutes west, by United States ship Morning Star, and ordered to Philadelphia in charge of Lieut. Geraud and prize crew. From the upper Potomac — Jackson concentrating at Charlestown — the mouth of the Rappanhannock river — Confederate Schooner burned. A letter, published in the Philadelphia inquirer, written by an officer on board of the United States vessel blockading the Rappahannock river, says: On the 15th inst. the steamers blockading the Rappahannock river observed a schooner standing out of Thomll soon be introduced in Congress. It is also proposed to tax at the same rate the pay of all Government employees. Movements of Federal vessels. The United States brig Perry, which for some months past has been anchored just below Alexandria, fitting out for sea, was on Thursday night ran down past the Confederate batter<
Bird's Point, Mo. (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 11
l of the bridge burners, have found seven persons guilty, and sentenced them to be shot. Gen. Halleck has approved the sentence. A gentleman from Palmyra reports that the Long bridge on the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad was burned by the rebels on Saturday night. The bridge had just been completed. Reported defeat and capture of Jeff. Thompson. Chicago, Jan. 28. --A special dispatch to the Tribune, dated Cairo, says that rumors are rife that the expedition which left Bird's Point on Saturday, had a fight with Jeff. Thompson, and that he has been made prisoner. It was also reported that three Tennessee regiments had been intercepted on their march to Sykeston. Latest from Kentucky. Louisville, Jan. 28. --Gen. McCook has arrived from Mumfordsville. He left all quiet. What Jackson is doing. Frederick, Md., Jan. 28 --Later intelligence from Williamsport shows that the report of shelling by the Confederates, at Dam No. 5, on Sunday, was corr
Port Tobacco (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 11
at Charlestown, and our informant says that great consternation exists among the rebels in consequence of the circulation of reports among them that out wholes division was about to cross over, and that Jackson ... Strict Surveillance. We take the following from the Star, of Wednesday evening: An order has been issued from the office of the Provost Marshal here, requiring hereafter all persons passing by stage or privates conveyance over the roads between the District and Port Tobacco or Leonardtown, Md., and the vicinity of those villages, to procure passes either from the office of the Provost Marshal, if going thither, or from the headquarters of Gen. Hocker's division, if coming this way; the said roads now being in military possession. A Sharp Alexandrian. This morning, about 3 or 4 o'clock, a squad of the Provost Guard went to the residence of J. Newton Harper, in Alexandria, with an order from the State Department for his arrest, but the bird had flown
Pamlico Sound (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 11
prevailed about that time. After their arrival they experienced a series of storms of such unparalleled severity that for two days in succession, on more than one occasion, it was impossible to hold communication between any two vessels of the fleet. After the first storm, it was discovered that, instead of vessels drawing eight and nine feet being able to go over the swash or bars, as Gen. Burnside had been informed, no vessel drawing over seven and a quarter feet could pass into Pamlico Sound. No vessel either could pass the outside bar drawing over thirteen feet, unless skillfully piloted. The water vessels had not reached their destination at last accounts, and had it not been for the condensers on board of some of the vessels and on shore, terrible sufferings would have occurred. As it was, the water casks were old whiskey, camphene, and kerosene oil caske. It is thought that the Union pilots of Hatteras have proved themselves traitors, having intentionally run
Jackson (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): article 11
been made prisoner. It was also reported that three Tennessee regiments had been intercepted on their march to Sykeston. Latest from Kentucky. Louisville, Jan. 28. --Gen. McCook has arrived from Mumfordsville. He left all quiet. What Jackson is doing. Frederick, Md., Jan. 28 --Later intelligence from Williamsport shows that the report of shelling by the Confederates, at Dam No. 5, on Sunday, was correct, but no material damage was done. It was by a detachment of Jackson's command, probably for the purpose of testing our strength at that place. Seizure of a Danish vessel. Philadelphia, Jan. 28. --The Danish bark Jurgen Lorentzen, Riemer, from Rio Janeiro, out 56 days, bound to Havana, but, in consequence of some informality in her papers, supposed to be bound to New Orleans, with a cargo of 4,800 bags of coffee, was seized on the 25th ult., in latitude seven degrees north, longitude 32 degrees, 30 minutes west, by United States ship Morning Sta
West Virginia (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 11
ay; the said roads now being in military possession. A Sharp Alexandrian. This morning, about 3 or 4 o'clock, a squad of the Provost Guard went to the residence of J. Newton Harper, in Alexandria, with an order from the State Department for his arrest, but the bird had flown, and carried with him all the evidence of his guilt, if such existed. It is alleged that he was one of those engaged in the work of carrying, or forwarding, the mail on the underground railroad. From Western Virginia. Private advices from Virginia, received in Philadelphia, state that a considerable force of Federal troops are now occupying various points on the road beyond Cumberland. At New Creek and Piedmont more than seven thousand men are stationed, and business of all kinds is entirely discontinued. The Piedmont Savings Bank has suspended operations. Piedmont is the largest town in Hampshire county, though Romney, at which place several encounters have taken place recently, is the capit
Romney (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 11
rying, or forwarding, the mail on the underground railroad. From Western Virginia. Private advices from Virginia, received in Philadelphia, state that a considerable force of Federal troops are now occupying various points on the road beyond Cumberland. At New Creek and Piedmont more than seven thousand men are stationed, and business of all kinds is entirely discontinued. The Piedmont Savings Bank has suspended operations. Piedmont is the largest town in Hampshire county, though Romney, at which place several encounters have taken place recently, is the capital. Fight at the mouth of the Rappanhannock river — Confederate Schooner burned. A letter, published in the Philadelphia inquirer, written by an officer on board of the United States vessel blockading the Rappahannock river, says: On the 15th inst. the steamers blockading the Rappahannock river observed a schooner standing out of Thompson's creek. The Mystic was ordered to give chase, and succeeded in b
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