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Canada (Canada) (search for this): article 4
hey passed through Edenton and opened communication with Capt. Roberts, in command of South Mills. Thence they proceeded to Pass quotank and Hertford. While about half way between the two places they were attacked by guerrillas, and in the skirmish lost two men. They killed thirty guerillas, drove several into the Dismal Swamp, who were drowned, captured ninety horses, some cattle, &c. The raid was very successful. Two refugees arrived in Norfolk to-day from Richmond, who were born in Canada. They report that the rebel Government is terribly frightened about Charleston, and say if it is taken all is lost. A guard is kept about the residence of Jeff. Davis night and day to prevent him from running away from Richmond. There were very few troops in or about Richmond, and only one brigade between there and Petersburg. Two gentlemen (brothers) have just arrived here from Richmond, residents of Beaufort, North Carolina, and left North Carolina, on the last day of last May. Th
Beaufort, N. C. (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 4
refugees arrived in Norfolk to-day from Richmond, who were born in Canada. They report that the rebel Government is terribly frightened about Charleston, and say if it is taken all is lost. A guard is kept about the residence of Jeff. Davis night and day to prevent him from running away from Richmond. There were very few troops in or about Richmond, and only one brigade between there and Petersburg. Two gentlemen (brothers) have just arrived here from Richmond, residents of Beaufort, North Carolina, and left North Carolina, on the last day of last May. They were arrested for being Unionists and taken to Richmond and incarcerated in Castle Thunder, where they remained till 25th July,when they were conscripted by order of Confederate States Attorney Aylett, (after having been released from their imprisonment from Castle Thunder.) When conscripted, they were taken to Camp Lee, where they remained nine days, when they succeeded in making their escape and came down the Peninsula,
United States (United States) (search for this): article 4
and day to prevent him from running away from Richmond. There were very few troops in or about Richmond, and only one brigade between there and Petersburg. Two gentlemen (brothers) have just arrived here from Richmond, residents of Beaufort, North Carolina, and left North Carolina, on the last day of last May. They were arrested for being Unionists and taken to Richmond and incarcerated in Castle Thunder, where they remained till 25th July,when they were conscripted by order of Confederate States Attorney Aylett, (after having been released from their imprisonment from Castle Thunder.) When conscripted, they were taken to Camp Lee, where they remained nine days, when they succeeded in making their escape and came down the Peninsula, via Pamunkey river, to Yorktown. They proclaimed themselves sworn enemies to the rebel cause from beginning to end. They report that most of the fortifications about Richmond have no guns mounted, and they saw none to mount, and the rebel force
New Hampshire (New Hampshire, United States) (search for this): article 4
ose who were not willing to do it had better stay at home. Gen. Jackson addressed the colored soldiers as fellow-citizens, and urged them to fight for their country. The question of equality need not now be settled. If they are our equals we can't help it, and if they are not we should regret it, as it is not their fault, and they are entitled to our sympathy. The Constitution of the United States knows no difference, except in a provision made for Indians. Colored men in Maine, New Hampshire, and in many other States have all the rights and privileges of a white man. They voted in Maryland and North Carolina at one time. John Bell said he was twice elected to Congress by negro votes.--It is entirely a new idea that they are not citizens, originating with Judge Taney in his decision in the Dred Scott case. They are a great instrument of power, having mental and physical ability combined with a strong motive to fight for the Union as it ought to be. It is no time to quibble
Chester, Pa. (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): article 4
the credit of the remaining portions of the Old Dominion. The new term of Gov. Pierpont will commence in January next, the election having taken place on the 28th of last May in those parts of Eastern Virginia free from rebel control. Rich Rumors from Fortress Monroe. We copy the following dispatch from Fortress Monroe, which is dated the 20th inst.: The flag-of-truce steamer New York, Capt. Chisholm, left last evening for City Point with three hundred rebel prisoners from Chester, Pa., in charge of Major Mulford. Acting Brigadier-General B. F. Onderdonk, with the 1st New York Mounted Rifles and two companies of the 11th Pennsylvania cavalry, has just returned to Portsmouth, Va., from a long raid into North Carolina. They passed through Edenton and opened communication with Capt. Roberts, in command of South Mills. Thence they proceeded to Pass quotank and Hertford. While about half way between the two places they were attacked by guerrillas, and in the skirmish
West Virginia (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 4
gislature will be convened in extra session, probably in September, when they will elect a Treasurer and Auditor, for without them no salaries can be paid, nor the taxes collected in the several counties deposited. By the creation of the State of West Virginia the sum of $100,000 was left to the credit of the remaining portions of the Old Dominion. The new term of Gov. Pierpont will commence in January next, the election having taken place on the 28th of last May in those parts of Eastern Virg go South and assist Adjutant Gen. Thomas in the organization of colored troops. James E. Murdoch, the tragedian, is in Philadelphia at present, but will soon leave for Ohio, and engage in the canvass of that State against Vallandigham. Brig.-Gen. Duffie and Staff have left Washington for Western Virginia, where, it is said, Gen. Duffie will have an important cavalry command. Hon. John A. Gurley, Governor of Arizona, is dead. Gold was quoted in New York on the 22d at 125⅝.
North Carolina (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 4
New Hampshire, and in many other States have all the rights and privileges of a white man. They voted in Maryland and North Carolina at one time. John Bell said he was twice elected to Congress by negro votes.--It is entirely a new idea that they arifles and two companies of the 11th Pennsylvania cavalry, has just returned to Portsmouth, Va., from a long raid into North Carolina. They passed through Edenton and opened communication with Capt. Roberts, in command of South Mills. Thence they pr. Two gentlemen (brothers) have just arrived here from Richmond, residents of Beaufort, North Carolina, and left North Carolina, on the last day of last May. They were arrested for being Unionists and taken to Richmond and incarcerated in Castlimited in or about Richmond. Jenkins's brigade, only mustering 3,500 men, are sometimes in Richmond and sometimes in North Carolina. Gen. Wise is near Richmond. Miscellaneous. The New York Herald has the following note relative to the deat
Hertford, N. C. (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 4
ew York, Capt. Chisholm, left last evening for City Point with three hundred rebel prisoners from Chester, Pa., in charge of Major Mulford. Acting Brigadier-General B. F. Onderdonk, with the 1st New York Mounted Rifles and two companies of the 11th Pennsylvania cavalry, has just returned to Portsmouth, Va., from a long raid into North Carolina. They passed through Edenton and opened communication with Capt. Roberts, in command of South Mills. Thence they proceeded to Pass quotank and Hertford. While about half way between the two places they were attacked by guerrillas, and in the skirmish lost two men. They killed thirty guerillas, drove several into the Dismal Swamp, who were drowned, captured ninety horses, some cattle, &c. The raid was very successful. Two refugees arrived in Norfolk to-day from Richmond, who were born in Canada. They report that the rebel Government is terribly frightened about Charleston, and say if it is taken all is lost. A guard is kept about th
Pamunkey (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 4
a, and left North Carolina, on the last day of last May. They were arrested for being Unionists and taken to Richmond and incarcerated in Castle Thunder, where they remained till 25th July,when they were conscripted by order of Confederate States Attorney Aylett, (after having been released from their imprisonment from Castle Thunder.) When conscripted, they were taken to Camp Lee, where they remained nine days, when they succeeded in making their escape and came down the Peninsula, via Pamunkey river, to Yorktown. They proclaimed themselves sworn enemies to the rebel cause from beginning to end. They report that most of the fortifications about Richmond have no guns mounted, and they saw none to mount, and the rebel forces are very limited in or about Richmond. Jenkins's brigade, only mustering 3,500 men, are sometimes in Richmond and sometimes in North Carolina. Gen. Wise is near Richmond. Miscellaneous. The New York Herald has the following note relative to the deat
Arkansas (Arkansas, United States) (search for this): article 4
inning to end. They report that most of the fortifications about Richmond have no guns mounted, and they saw none to mount, and the rebel forces are very limited in or about Richmond. Jenkins's brigade, only mustering 3,500 men, are sometimes in Richmond and sometimes in North Carolina. Gen. Wise is near Richmond. Miscellaneous. The New York Herald has the following note relative to the death of Lieut. Gen. Holmes, of the Confederate service: The death of Gen. Holmes, of Arkansas, as reported in the Herald, by drinking intoxicating liquors, is false. I was present at his death. It was caused by pneumonia. Your obedient servant, Robert Rainey, of Napoleon, Ark. Fifty copies of the New York Daily News were seized on Saturday morning by a Government detective on board the boat for David's Island, with the following on the inside of the wrapper: "To the soldiers of the C. S. A., with compliments of Ben. Wood. " George W. Linn, Prentiss C. Baird, and
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