Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: May 30, 1862., [Electronic resource].
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The war in the South. [from our army correspondent.] monotony of the hour — where's Halleck 7--Picked Skirmishes — our advantage over the enemy — sickness in the Federal army — statements of prisoners, &c. Coriet, Miss., May 17, 1862. Twelve o'clock M., and not a sign or sound from the enemy to-day. The sun pours down its hot and scorching rays; the air is filled with clouds of excruciatingly fine dust, which, ceremony, penetrates everywhere, the streets are almost deserted of beings, and men and animals move lazily about their tasks, as if they had yielded to the general languor. Not even a rumor ripples over the surface of this army ocean, to break the monotony of its calm, and we who float on the tide are drifting towards inertness and indifference. Oh! for some grand excitement, some sudden intelligence that shall flash along the wires of the heart, and stir this sluggish mass into its former life; something that will call out man and beast; set every
Sundries. --A splendid regiment — the Fourteenth Virginia--part of General Blanchard's brigade, passed down Franklin street yesterday evening, preceded by a brass band. A little cuss, named Martin Stokes, a member of the Sixty second Regiment New York State Militia, was taken prisoner on yesterday in White Oak Swamp, below this city, by a member of the Sixth Alabama Regiment, and brought to this city and lodged in prison. General Charles F. Henningsen, one of the most gifted military geniuses of the age, and a Southern soldier who has seen service, remains in Richmond without a command, on the eve of one of the most important battles ever fought on this continent. Somebody is in fault, or prejudice has stronger claims than merit of the highest order. Several private houses, saloons, &c., were, it is said, appropriated to the use of the soldiers crowding pell-mell into this city from Ashland on Wednesday last. The papers thereupon suggest the use of the churches.