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Fortress Monroe (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 4
at would attend their loss, to venture with them upon foolhardy experiments. His flotilla is now not only the guard of the river proper, but of Missouri, Kentucky, and Catro; for we have above Island to no army now that could withstand a well disciplined and effective force of 25,000 men, and it is precisely at this juncture in the Southern armies that we should look for bold and desperate measures; they are necessary to retrieve a failing cause and cheer disheartened troops. From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monuron, March 29th. --On Friday evening the rebels throw a ball from one of the rifled guns at Sewell's point, which came within three hundred yards of the shipping in the upper roadstead. During the blow last night the steamer Flushing had a hole knocked in her side, and now lies on the bar careened over, and in a somewhat dangerous position if the storm should continue very much longer. The Lincoln gun has been mounted, and this morning was tried, in order
Richmond (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 4
ense ball, weighing 487 pounds, after making three plunges and renewed flights, finally sank away off near Sewell's Point. If the Merrimac could stand one of these Lincoln pills, as they are called here, she is indeed proof against all appliances of modern gunnery. There were some signs of activity towards Norfolk this morning. A steaming came down to Sewell's Point, and the smoke from a large vessel could be seen off Craney Island. A propeller, apparently a gunboat, came down James river within three miles of Newport News, and after reconnoitering apparently returned up the river. The present high wind and low water, however, forbids all expectation of the appearance of the Merrimac until the storm is over. Operations in North Carolina. Baltimore, March 30. --The rebels burned the bridge on the railroad between Newbern and Beaufort, but it was in progress of repair and the road would soon be in operation between the two places. So far as our informa
Polk (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 4
es was within fifteen miles of Beauregard at Corinth, Miss. Morgan's rebel cavalry captured another train on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad on Friday. Col. Currin Pope, of Ky., was taken prisoner with a few other Union officers. The locomotives was run into a ditch and the cars destroyed. A Sensation story. St. Louis, March 30. --On the night of the 26th inst, a band of from five to eight hundred rebels attacked four companies of State militia at Hammonsville, Polk county, Mo. They were completely defeated, with a loss of fifteen killed, and alarge number wounded. Our loss was none killed, but a number wounded. Among the latter were Captains Stockton and Cosgrove, severely. News from Island no.10. St. Louis, March 30. --The army correspondent of the St. Louis Republican, writting under date of Catro, March 20, says the firing on Friday st Island No.10 was quite heavy, the rebels opening from a new custody mounted, it is supposed, with 128-pound
Craney Island (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 4
fired. The second shot was a splendid ricocheted shot. The immense ball, weighing 487 pounds, after making three plunges and renewed flights, finally sank away off near Sewell's Point. If the Merrimac could stand one of these Lincoln pills, as they are called here, she is indeed proof against all appliances of modern gunnery. There were some signs of activity towards Norfolk this morning. A steaming came down to Sewell's Point, and the smoke from a large vessel could be seen off Craney Island. A propeller, apparently a gunboat, came down James river within three miles of Newport News, and after reconnoitering apparently returned up the river. The present high wind and low water, however, forbids all expectation of the appearance of the Merrimac until the storm is over. Operations in North Carolina. Baltimore, March 30. --The rebels burned the bridge on the railroad between Newbern and Beaufort, but it was in progress of repair and the road would soon be
Missouri (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 4
from a portion of their batteries, though our gunboats, and a portion of Col. Buford's command, have been temptingly exposed. They are very cautions in showing us the exact location of their cannon by firing them and than giving us the range. But Com. Foots thinks too much of his gunboats, and appreciates too well the enormous consequences that would attend their loss, to venture with them upon foolhardy experiments. His flotilla is now not only the guard of the river proper, but of Missouri, Kentucky, and Catro; for we have above Island to no army now that could withstand a well disciplined and effective force of 25,000 men, and it is precisely at this juncture in the Southern armies that we should look for bold and desperate measures; they are necessary to retrieve a failing cause and cheer disheartened troops. From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monuron, March 29th. --On Friday evening the rebels throw a ball from one of the rifled guns at Sewell's point, which came
Hammondsville (Ohio, United States) (search for this): article 4
he lastest advices was within fifteen miles of Beauregard at Corinth, Miss. Morgan's rebel cavalry captured another train on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad on Friday. Col. Currin Pope, of Ky., was taken prisoner with a few other Union officers. The locomotives was run into a ditch and the cars destroyed. A Sensation story. St. Louis, March 30. --On the night of the 26th inst, a band of from five to eight hundred rebels attacked four companies of State militia at Hammonsville, Polk county, Mo. They were completely defeated, with a loss of fifteen killed, and alarge number wounded. Our loss was none killed, but a number wounded. Among the latter were Captains Stockton and Cosgrove, severely. News from Island no.10. St. Louis, March 30. --The army correspondent of the St. Louis Republican, writting under date of Catro, March 20, says the firing on Friday st Island No.10 was quite heavy, the rebels opening from a new custody mounted, it is supposed
Island Number Ten (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 4
was none killed, but a number wounded. Among the latter were Captains Stockton and Cosgrove, severely. News from Island no.10. St. Louis, March 30. --The army correspondent of the St. Louis Republican, writting under date of Catro, March 20, says the firing on Friday st Island No.10 was quite heavy, the rebels opening from a new custody mounted, it is supposed, with 128-pounders. The enemy could be seen cutting away trees and rapidly pushing forward other means of defence. They suraging to the Yankees. A correspondent of the Chicago Times, writing from the flag-ship Benton, three miles above Island No.10, March 22d, says: I know the country generally is expecting every day to hear of our success at this point, and the delay. God have mercy on the poor country and give it a large stock of fortitude; for it is feared that not only Island No.10, but many other points on the Mississippi, will be defended and fortified in such a way that our hearts will grow sick
Indianapolis (Indiana, United States) (search for this): article 4
disturbance of the peace. A guard is in attendence at the promises. Removing the slaves. The owners of slaves in the District of Columbia are removing them as fast as possible, and by the time an act abolishing slavery here can be passed. hardly one able-bodied bond servant will be left. Over one hundred slaves have been taken from the city in the last two days. The War in the Southwest. Cincinnati, March 30. --A special dispatch to the Cincinnati Commercial, from Indianapolis, says that Gen. Buell has assumed command of our forces, and at the lastest advices was within fifteen miles of Beauregard at Corinth, Miss. Morgan's rebel cavalry captured another train on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad on Friday. Col. Currin Pope, of Ky., was taken prisoner with a few other Union officers. The locomotives was run into a ditch and the cars destroyed. A Sensation story. St. Louis, March 30. --On the night of the 26th inst, a band of from five to
Goldsboro (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 4
by citizens of Beaufort at from three to six hundred men. The fort was said to be but slighly provisioned, and it was not believed, it could hold out more than a week. Its ultimate capture is of course a matter of certainty. Gen. Burnside was at Beaufort. Perfect order reigned at Newbern, and a number of citizens had returned. Gen. Fasher was Military Governor of the city. The rebels were believed to be in strong force toward Kinston, thirty-five miles on the road to Goldsboro', and their soon a frequently appeared in the vicinity of Newbern. The expedition to Washington was successful. It consisted of about one thousand men, with an escort of gunboats. Two companies of the Massachusetts Twenty-Second landed and took the place. The Stars and Stripes were-nailed to a tree in front of the Court House and left there. The citizens received the invaders without any apparent excitement or apprehension.--Some few expressed Union sentiments, whilst the grea
Sewell's Point (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 4
morning was tried, in order to rest the carriage. Only ten shots were fired. The second shot was a splendid ricocheted shot. The immense ball, weighing 487 pounds, after making three plunges and renewed flights, finally sank away off near Sewell's Point. If the Merrimac could stand one of these Lincoln pills, as they are called here, she is indeed proof against all appliances of modern gunnery. There were some signs of activity towards Norfolk this morning. A steaming came down to SewSewell's Point, and the smoke from a large vessel could be seen off Craney Island. A propeller, apparently a gunboat, came down James river within three miles of Newport News, and after reconnoitering apparently returned up the river. The present high wind and low water, however, forbids all expectation of the appearance of the Merrimac until the storm is over. Operations in North Carolina. Baltimore, March 30. --The rebels burned the bridge on the railroad between Newbern an
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