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Marshall, Texas (Texas, United States) (search for this): article 5
the Gazette, has been suppressed by Gen. Schenck. The fight at Rappahannock Station seems to have been considered by the Yankees as a regular battle. Meade has issued a congratulatory order upon the event. Ferdinand Richardson, for many years Clerk of the late U. S. District Court in Eastern Virginia, has been confined in the Old Capitol at Washington as a hostage. Little Rock advices, of the 6th inst., say that the rebel Gens. Price's and Holmes's commands are still at Marshall, Texas. But few rebel troops are now within the borders of Kansas. Marmaduke's cavalry and some 2,500 men are in the mountains west of Fort Smith, short of supplies. A dispatch from Leavenworth, dated the 9th says Blunt is in a bad way. It adds: "Advices from Fort Scott say that a courier arrived there on Friday night from General Blunt, bringing information that the rebels, under Cooper and Shelby, eluded our forces, crossed the Arkansas river with 9,000 men, and were marching on
Little Rock (Arkansas, United States) (search for this): article 5
oners fell into our hands." Judge Lowrie, of Philadelphia, has given a decision against the constitutionality of the draft. It won't do any good, however, as there is not any habeas corpus now. Bogus Union meetings are being held in Little Rock, Ask. The Evening Transcript, a paper started in Baltimore two weeks ago, by Wm. H. Wilson, one of the former proprietors of the Gazette, has been suppressed by Gen. Schenck. The fight at Rappahannock Station seems to have been consiegular battle. Meade has issued a congratulatory order upon the event. Ferdinand Richardson, for many years Clerk of the late U. S. District Court in Eastern Virginia, has been confined in the Old Capitol at Washington as a hostage. Little Rock advices, of the 6th inst., say that the rebel Gens. Price's and Holmes's commands are still at Marshall, Texas. But few rebel troops are now within the borders of Kansas. Marmaduke's cavalry and some 2,500 men are in the mountains west of Fo
Lookout Mountain, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): article 5
tive character may lead to it at a moment's notice. The situation at Chattanooga and the Southwest--a Big blow to be struck. The Yankees have news from Chattanooga as late as the 12th inst. An artillery duel between the batteries on Lookout Mountain and Moccasin Point is the only thing like news. They say that Gen. Lee has taken Bragg's army; that Gen. Hardee has been assigned to Gen. Polk's corps, and relieved General Longstreet on Lookout Mountain. The latter has gone with 16,000 trLookout Mountain. The latter has gone with 16,000 troops, part of cavalry, to East Tennessee. The balance of the cavalry have gone to Iuka. Cheatham's and Stuart's divisions have returned, and Bragg has now three full corps — Hardee's, Breckinridge's, and Buckner's — a total of sixty thousand men, at a low estimate. A stupendous movement is on foot, which will make an epoch in the history of this war. A grand and vigorous blow is about to be struck, which will result in the destruction of rebel power in the great Southwestern States of the
Moccasin Point (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): article 5
him to do battle on a disadvantageous field. By the latest intelligence from Washington we are led to believe that the hour of a great battle is very near. So close are the contending forces now that any reconnaissance of a positive character may lead to it at a moment's notice. The situation at Chattanooga and the Southwest--a Big blow to be struck. The Yankees have news from Chattanooga as late as the 12th inst. An artillery duel between the batteries on Lookout Mountain and Moccasin Point is the only thing like news. They say that Gen. Lee has taken Bragg's army; that Gen. Hardee has been assigned to Gen. Polk's corps, and relieved General Longstreet on Lookout Mountain. The latter has gone with 16,000 troops, part of cavalry, to East Tennessee. The balance of the cavalry have gone to Iuka. Cheatham's and Stuart's divisions have returned, and Bragg has now three full corps — Hardee's, Breckinridge's, and Buckner's — a total of sixty thousand men, at a low estimate.
Johnson's Island (Ohio, United States) (search for this): article 5
esides being capable of transferring larger amounts of supplies. A plot to release the Confederate prisoners on Johnson's Island--Lord Lyons Exposes it. The Yankee public has been startled by the exposure of a plot in Canada to release the 2,000 Confederate prisoners on Johnson's Island, in Lake Erie, and to burn Ogdensburg and Buffalo. --The conspiracy was exposed in a letter from Lord Lyons. The following dispatch has been received from the U. S. Secretary of War by the Mayor of Buffs and destroy the city of Buffalo; that they propose to take possession of some steamboats on Lake Erie, to surprise Johnson's Island, free the prisoners of war confined there, and proceed with them to Buffalo. This Government will employ all means Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. The Baltimore American says that the number of rebel prisoners on Johnson's Island is over two thousand, nearly all of them officers, and that, in view of an apprehended attempt to escape, the gunboa
Lake Erie (United States) (search for this): article 5
upplies. A plot to release the Confederate prisoners on Johnson's Island--Lord Lyons Exposes it. The Yankee public has been startled by the exposure of a plot in Canada to release the 2,000 Confederate prisoners on Johnson's Island, in Lake Erie, and to burn Ogdensburg and Buffalo. --The conspiracy was exposed in a letter from Lord Lyons. The following dispatch has been received from the U. S. Secretary of War by the Mayor of Buffalo: Washington, Midnight, Nov. 11. To the Mayo Governor-General of Canada, there is reason to believe there is a plot on foot by persons who have found asylum in Canada, to invade the United States and destroy the city of Buffalo; that they propose to take possession of some steamboats on Lake Erie, to surprise Johnson's Island, free the prisoners of war confined there, and proceed with them to Buffalo. This Government will employ all means in its power to suppress any hostile attack from Canada; but as other towns and cities on the shor
Droop Mountain (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 5
Clarksburg, November 8, 1863 To Governor Boreman: Gen. Averill attacked Jackson's forces at Mill Point, Pocahontas county, on the 5th inst., and drove him from his position with trifling loss.--Jackson fell back to the summit of Droop Mountain, when he was reinforced by Gen. Echols with Patten's brigade and one regiment from Jenkins's command. The position is naturally a strong one, and was strengthened by breastworks commanding the road. Gen. Averill turned the enemy's left withn: A telegram has just been received from Gen. Scammon, in which he says: "Gen. Duffie entered Lewisburg at half-past 10 o'clock A. M. on the 7th, the enemy having passed through in retreat from Averill, who gave him a severe whipping at Droop Mountain on the 6th." Duffie captured the enemy's camp, tents, knapsacks, provisions, &c, one caisson, and upwards of one hundred head of cattle. The cavalry have gone in pursuit. Averill has arrived. B F Kelley, Brig. Gen. The affa
Clarksburg (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 5
ft Columbus for Sandusky on a special train last night. The Fighting in Western Virginia. The following are the official telegrams received in Washington about the recent expedition of Averill and Scammell into Western Virginia: Clarksburg, November 8, 1863 To Governor Boreman: Gen. Averill attacked Jackson's forces at Mill Point, Pocahontas county, on the 5th inst., and drove him from his position with trifling loss.--Jackson fell back to the summit of Droop Mountain, whenvalry pursued till dark, capturing many prisoners and a large quantity of arms, ammunition, &c. The enemy's wounded have all fallen into our hands. Our loss in killed and wounded is about one hundred. B. F. Kelley, Brig. Gen'l. Clarksburg, Nov. 8, 1863. To Governor Boreman: A telegram has just been received from Gen. Scammon, in which he says: "Gen. Duffie entered Lewisburg at half-past 10 o'clock A. M. on the 7th, the enemy having passed through in retreat from Averill, w
Tennessee River (United States) (search for this): article 5
s back. But while they were securely and comfortably awaiting our approach, the time was occupied by Gen. Sherman in moving the bulk of his forces across the Tennessee river, which was accomplished easily and rapidly several days ago at Eastport, where two United States gunboats are lying, without opposition. A formidable armus well on its ways towards its destination — Supplies for this army have not passed through Corinth for a week past, but have been obtained by the way of the Tennessee river, which is rapidly rising, and which will be our entire dependence for supplies for some time to come. It is thought the Memphis and Charleston Railroad will be immediately abandoned, and the large body of troops now occupied in protecting it will thus be allowed to take the field. The Tennessee river forming a sure avenue of supplies, and requiring only a few gunboats to keep it open, will thus allow our troops, who have been for a year and upwards guarding our communications, to make
Auburn, N. Y. (New York, United States) (search for this): article 5
, dated the 9th says Blunt is in a bad way. It adds: "Advices from Fort Scott say that a courier arrived there on Friday night from General Blunt, bringing information that the rebels, under Cooper and Shelby, eluded our forces, crossed the Arkansas river with 9,000 men, and were marching on Blunt, who has 1,800 cavalry as an escort to an immense supply train for Fort Smith. Gen Blunt had curtailed his train and made preparations for defences." Lehigh coal sold in Philadelphia on Monday last at $11.20 per ton of 2,240 pounds--a figure never before attained in that city. Gold was quoted in New York Thursday at 146½. Secretary Seward, in a speech at Auburn, N. Y., last week, said that "it is injustice, and downright robbery of Abraham Lincoln to refuse him the full enjoyment of the authority conferred upon him" in the election of 1860, and that "there can be no peace and quiet until Abraham Lincoln is President, under that election, of the whole United States."
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