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McClellan (search for this): article 1
ion of an advance of our forces, and were burning stores. The same evening immense lines of wagons were seen winding along, up the river. These were no doubt conveying provisions for Hooker's army in its new camps. The enemy cannot feel very comfortable in his present position, to which he has been driven. Like some hunted beast he can but feel that he enjoys a temporary respite from his pursuers. Oh! for a gunboat! he no doubt ejaculates. A gunboat to a Yankee in such a strait is the blessedest thing on earth! To McClellan, at Wilcox's wharf, the mailed vessels were like guardian angels. They gave rest and sound sleep to the wounded and wearied Yankees, such as they had not known for many nights. Though our victory is important, and the results of great magnitude, it might possibly receive some additions. Everybody, however, feels entire confidence in our army and its able commander, and are convinced that whatever can be done will be done, and that in good time.
hannock to the present time is not detailed, and with respect to the present condition of the opposing forces not very definite. It is understood that the enemy being driven from Chancellorsville, fell back in the direction of the United States ford, where he collected his forces and commenced fortifying. Our own army has command of the fords above and below him. Thus matters stand; but it may be inferred will not remain thus long. Soldiers engaged in the fight at Fredericksburg with Sedgwick's corps, report that after he crossed on Monday night several very bright fires were seen on the Falmouth shore. They were of such magnitude as to justify the supposition that immense buildings or stores were consumed. Our men were at a loss to conjecture what was the cause; but some inferred that the enemy was alarmed, under the apprehension of an advance of our forces, and were burning stores. The same evening immense lines of wagons were seen winding along, up the river. These were n
sion of an advance of our forces, and were burning stores. The same evening immense lines of wagons were seen winding along, up the river. These were no doubt conveying provisions for Hooker's army in its new camps. The enemy cannot feel very comfortable in his present position, to which he has been driven. Like some hunted beast he can but feel that he enjoys a temporary respite from his pursuers. Oh! for a gunboat! he no doubt ejaculates. A gunboat to a Yankee in such a strait is the blessedest thing on earth! To McClellan, at Wilcox's wharf, the mailed vessels were like guardian angels. They gave rest and sound sleep to the wounded and wearied Yankees, such as they had not known for many nights. Though our victory is important, and the results of great magnitude, it might possibly receive some additions. Everybody, however, feels entire confidence in our army and its able commander, and are convinced that whatever can be done will be done, and that in good time.
Hartie Hooker (search for this): article 1
rossed on Monday night several very bright fires were seen on the Falmouth shore. They were of such magnitude as to justify the supposition that immense buildings or stores were consumed. Our men were at a loss to conjecture what was the cause; but some inferred that the enemy was alarmed, under the apprehension of an advance of our forces, and were burning stores. The same evening immense lines of wagons were seen winding along, up the river. These were no doubt conveying provisions for Hooker's army in its new camps. The enemy cannot feel very comfortable in his present position, to which he has been driven. Like some hunted beast he can but feel that he enjoys a temporary respite from his pursuers. Oh! for a gunboat! he no doubt ejaculates. A gunboat to a Yankee in such a strait is the blessedest thing on earth! To McClellan, at Wilcox's wharf, the mailed vessels were like guardian angels. They gave rest and sound sleep to the wounded and wearied Yankees, such as they
United States (United States) (search for this): article 1
The Situation on the Rappahannock The information received from the Rappahannock to the present time is not detailed, and with respect to the present condition of the opposing forces not very definite. It is understood that the enemy being driven from Chancellorsville, fell back in the direction of the United States ford, where he collected his forces and commenced fortifying. Our own army has command of the fords above and below him. Thus matters stand; but it may be inferred will not remain thus long. Soldiers engaged in the fight at Fredericksburg with Sedgwick's corps, report that after he crossed on Monday night several very bright fires were seen on the Falmouth shore. They were of such magnitude as to justify the supposition that immense buildings or stores were consumed. Our men were at a loss to conjecture what was the cause; but some inferred that the enemy was alarmed, under the apprehension of an advance of our forces, and were burning stores. The same even
Chancellorsville (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
The Situation on the Rappahannock The information received from the Rappahannock to the present time is not detailed, and with respect to the present condition of the opposing forces not very definite. It is understood that the enemy being driven from Chancellorsville, fell back in the direction of the United States ford, where he collected his forces and commenced fortifying. Our own army has command of the fords above and below him. Thus matters stand; but it may be inferred will not remain thus long. Soldiers engaged in the fight at Fredericksburg with Sedgwick's corps, report that after he crossed on Monday night several very bright fires were seen on the Falmouth shore. They were of such magnitude as to justify the supposition that immense buildings or stores were consumed. Our men were at a loss to conjecture what was the cause; but some inferred that the enemy was alarmed, under the apprehension of an advance of our forces, and were burning stores. The same eveni
Captured. --Twenty-eight negro men, employed at the Carbon Hill Pits, in Chesterfield, were captured yesterday by Rogers's cavalry company, near Hanover Court-House, while making their way towards the Yankees. They were brought to this city yesterday and lodged in prison. Some of the negroes belonged to Col. John J. Worth, and had been advertised by him us runaways. Rogers's cavalry heard of their being near How Court-House, and, determining to catch them two of the company wrapped them runaways. Rogers's cavalry heard of their being near How Court-House, and, determining to catch them two of the company wrapped themselves in blue blankets and converted themselves into impromptu Yankees, and visited the negroes, who they found regularly encamped, with guards posted to prevent surprise. The donkeys inquired if they were Yankees, and they replied affirmatively and told them they would carry them to their "friends" They led them where our cavalry was and took them in custody.
John J. Worth (search for this): article 1
Captured. --Twenty-eight negro men, employed at the Carbon Hill Pits, in Chesterfield, were captured yesterday by Rogers's cavalry company, near Hanover Court-House, while making their way towards the Yankees. They were brought to this city yesterday and lodged in prison. Some of the negroes belonged to Col. John J. Worth, and had been advertised by him us runaways. Rogers's cavalry heard of their being near How Court-House, and, determining to catch them two of the company wrapped themselves in blue blankets and converted themselves into impromptu Yankees, and visited the negroes, who they found regularly encamped, with guards posted to prevent surprise. The donkeys inquired if they were Yankees, and they replied affirmatively and told them they would carry them to their "friends" They led them where our cavalry was and took them in custody.
Chesterfield (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
Captured. --Twenty-eight negro men, employed at the Carbon Hill Pits, in Chesterfield, were captured yesterday by Rogers's cavalry company, near Hanover Court-House, while making their way towards the Yankees. They were brought to this city yesterday and lodged in prison. Some of the negroes belonged to Col. John J. Worth, and had been advertised by him us runaways. Rogers's cavalry heard of their being near How Court-House, and, determining to catch them two of the company wrapped themselves in blue blankets and converted themselves into impromptu Yankees, and visited the negroes, who they found regularly encamped, with guards posted to prevent surprise. The donkeys inquired if they were Yankees, and they replied affirmatively and told them they would carry them to their "friends" They led them where our cavalry was and took them in custody.
From the Southwest. Jackson May 5 --A special to the Appeal says that twelve bunches were burned at Byhalin. The Yankees camped last night at Gwinn Mills, seven miles above Byhalin, and have since established a permanent camp there. They made on Hotly Springs Sunday. Capt. Mischell ambushed them on as they went out with five men, and killed Col. Jenkins'capturing his horse and papers. The Chicago Times, of the 1st, has been received at Miltiken's Bend. On the 24th April Grant's whole army was ordered to move with six days rations. It adds, that four out of six transports, in attempting to pass Vicksburg, were sunk; that the rebel fire was terrific. The New York papers state that the editor of the Atlanta Confederacy has been arrested at Port Royal.
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