Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: March 17, 1862., [Electronic resource].
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The northwest. --One of our correspondents in the mountains of Northwestern Virginia, in a letter dated the 4th inst., informs us that he saw a young man the week before who had just passed directly through from Marion county, and found no Yankees on his track. Even the strong fortification on the summit of the Alleghany, on the Northwestern turnpike, has been evacuated and destroyed. The road was then open from Romney to Grafton — even the "Swamp Drageons" had left Greenland in Hardy.--Rochingham Register.
Quantrel's band entered Aubrey, Kansas, on the 7th inst., killed five men and captured fifteen or twenty horses. This statement is published in the Northern papers. Every family having a garden should raise white mustard abundantly, in view of the scarcity of an indispensable requisite for the sick room. Mrs. Miry Ingraham, relict of the Rev. J. H. Ingraham, died recently at St. Andrews' Rectory, in Mississippi. Texas is winning a name for gallantry and bravery in this war second to that of no State or people that ever lived.
A little child of Mr. James Cragmiles was burnt to death in bed, at Knoxville, Tenn., on the 7th inst. John Androws was shot and killed by some unknown person in Tuscumbia, Ala, a few days ago.
Evacuation of the Lower Valley. From Mr. Henry D. Beatt, lately of the Winchester Republican office, we have obtained the following account of the evacuation of Winchester, by Gen. Jackson, and its occupation by the enemy: For several days previous to Tuesday, the 11th, the enemy had been concentrating large forces at Banker's Hill, Smithfield, and Berryville, and everything indicated as advance movement on the part of Gen. Bunks. On Sunday a skirmish came off near Smithfield, between fifteen of Ashby's cavalry and a strong body of the enemy's troops in which the latter lost one man killed and one prisoner. The gallant "Black Horse" Cavalry, after inflicting this damage on the enemy, retired in good order. On Monday, the Yankee pickets were thrown nearer the Confederate cutposts, and as a consequence several of them were affowed the honor of a personal interview with Gen. Jackson. On Tuesday, at one o'clock, the enemy at smith and Bunker's Hill formed a junction abo
Rev. John L. Newby, of the North Carolina Conference, died in Faystteville on the 11th inst. Charies Henry Fisher, a prominent merchant of Philadelphia, died recently,
The enemy in sight of Cumberland Gap. Lynchburg, Va., March 15 --The postmaster at Cumberland Gap writes to the Lynchburg Republican that, on the 13th, the enemy was in sight of that place, and that a fight was expected next day.