Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: April 4, 1864., [Electronic resource].
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Schofield's last move in East Tennessee. --A letter from Gen. Longstreet's army, dated the 10th ult., gives the following account of the Yankee's last forward move from Knoxville: Gen. Schofield, the present commander of the Federal forces in this department has advanced with his entire effective force as far as Panther Springs and Morristown. From some cause he halted and went into camp, there remained for some thirty six hours, when he about faced and returned to Mossy Cleek and New Market. He came with fifteen days rations and evidently intended a further advance than where he came to; but suddenly coming up with the forces of General Longstreet he came to a terminus of his expedition, and does not seem inclined to move any further. His forces consist of three corps of infantry and a small amount of cavalry. Aside from this move there are no demonstrations whatever on the part of the enemy. In the direction of Cumberland Gap. all is quiet Gen. Jones continues to p
Fire at Huntsville. --The Mobile Tribunes has authority that at Huntsville, Ala., there had been an extensive fire — that it was burning from noon on the 14th ult. to Tuesday, the 15th. The northeast end of the city was destroyed by fire.
Richmond & Danville R. Supt's Richmond, March 29, 1864 Supposed to have Run Away — John, the petty of R. A. &Watson, of Nottoway hired to work on the Richmond &Danville Railroad line had a pass to go to his master's on the 14th inst. which this he has not been heard He is a dark mulatto about five feet and ten inches high, and is slender build, very sprightly at about 18 years old. He is supposed in to be Petersburg or Lynchburg. He has been a hand on the South Side Railroad. The reward will be paid for his apprehension. C. G. Talanict, S. mb 31--2w
From the Southwest. Atlanta, April 2. --Advices from New Orleans, to the 19th ult., are received. They state that Alexandria surrendered to Porter's fleet without opposition. The Yankee cavalry advance occupy New Iberia. Guerillas have appeared in the vicinity of Baton Rouge, and had several skirmishes with the 4th Wisconsin mounted infantry. Cairo advices, of the 26th of March, state that the fleet was still off Alexandria, but nothing definite had been received from Banks and Steel. It is reported that Banks was receiving considerable opposition from the forces of Dick Taylor. Brownsville advices via New Orleans, March 19th, report that there was no prospect of a fight in Texas. Nine French frigates had appeared off the mouth of the river, and an attack on Matamoras was expected.
Fatal affair. --In Scott county, Va., on the 20th ult., a difficulty arose in a company of Partizan Rangers, commanded by Capt. Field from Kentucky, in which two privates named Horton killed Lieut. Wm. Elliot, a brother of Hon. Mr. Elliot, a member of the Confederate Congress from Kentucky.
Through the politeness of the officers of the Exchange Bureau we have received Northern papers of Thursday last, 31st ult. We give a summary of the news they contain: Rebellion in Missouri and Illinois--troops Attacked — Insurgents entrenched. The papers contain the following account of a disturbance which has occurred in Missouri and Illinois. All the places mentioned are in the Northern portions of those States, and but a few miles distant from each other: St. Louis, Tuesday, March 29, 1864. --A special dispatch to the Democrat, from Charleston, Coles co says the Copperheads came into that town to attend Court yesterday, with guns concealed in their wagons and armed with pistols. Some soldiers in the Court-House yard were drawn into an affray, and a general fight occurred. The County Sheriff sprang from the Judge's stand and commenced firing a pistol at Union men Major York, surgeon of the 54th, was one of the first victims. The Union men, being outnumber
500 dollars reward. --Ran away from my shop, on the corner of Cary and 17th on about the 80th day of January, a negro man named Alired, or generally known by the name of Albert Said negro is a good smith, about 30 years of aged feet 4 inches high, dark complexion, bright consonance, with a full beard on his chin, good teeth, and walks a little lame from rheumatism. The above reward will be paid if said negro is delivered to me in Richmond, or secured in any jail so that I may get him again. Robert Farrar, For J. A. Gordon, of Spotsylvania co. ap 2--S. M. W. &F4t*