Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: December 11, 1862., [Electronic resource].
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British and French war Vessels at Charleston. Charleston, Dec. 9. --The British war steamer Cadmus, 21 guns, and the Petrel, 13 guns, arrived off Charleston yesterday, from Fortress Monroe, on the 3d. The British Consul spent last night aboard the Cadmus. That vessel left this morning for Fortress Monroe. The Petrel leaves, on Thursday. The French corvette Milan still lies anchored the harbor. Yesterday evening, her commander, with Generals Beauregard and Ripley, and a number of ladies and invited guests, visited Fort Sumter. It is rumored that intelligence has been received that the iron-clad, Passaic, left New York and reached Hampton Roads, and after remaining there some days, left for the South but we, obliged to put back to the Roads in a disabled condition.
Later from the North. Petersburg, Dec. 10. --New York dates of the 8th inst. have been received. No movement had been made by Burnside up to Sunday. The New York papers report that Jackson had joined Lee at Fredericksburg, and now forms the left wing of the rebel army. It was rumored, also, that Stuart's cavalry was on the north side of the Rappahannock, moving between the forces of Burnside and Sigel. The cold on Saturday night was intense. The Abolition troops suffered considerably. Six Abolition pickets are reported to have been frozen to death. The ice in the Potomac near Aquia creek is nearly two inches thick. It is stated that a body of rebels occupied Thoroughfare Gap and Warrenton Junction on Saturday. Col. Perny Wyndham was about to make a reconnaissance. Sigel has issued a proclamation, ordering an election for Congress for the district of Norfolk, Princess Anne, Nansemond, Portsmouth, and Isle of Wight. Jos. Segar has secured his constit
From New Orleans. --A New Orleans Picayune, of November 22, has been received in Mobile.--Butler has allowed the Bank of New Orleans to resume business. During the week ending November 15, 12,872 families have received aid from the U. S. Relief Commission, of which 4,657 were Irish, 1,200 Americans, 3,932 Germans, 588 English, 64 Scotch, 723 French, 144 Spanish, 1,308 colored, etc.--a statement which indicates a vast amount of pauperism, and destitution in the Crescent City. There are no quotations of cotton in the Picayune's price current.
More Vandalism. --A letter from Natchez, dated November 18th, says: Mrs. Bragg, wife of General Braxton Bragg, and her mother, Mrs. Ellis, have separately been burnt out by the Abolitionists, and are on their way to this place. Their plantations are on the Bayou Terre, near Thibodaux, La.
The salt works at St. Andrew's Bay. --A dispatch dated at Mariana, November 26th, says: Mr. Collins, of this county, just returned from West Bay, reports that the enemy shelled the salt works in that vicinity, killing and wounding several — They then came ashore, and with small arms killed men and teams, and capturing several negroes, some prisoners, and 500 wagons--Tallahassee Viridian and Journal, Nov. 20