Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1864., [Electronic resource].
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The war News. General Hood, in an official dispatch on the 7th, states that the enemy still hold their works, one mile and a half beyond Jonesboro'. Sherman left in Jonesboro' such of our wounded as fell into his hands when Hardee withdrew on the night of the 1st. Our wounded report, and General Hood mentions it in his dispatch, that while in Jonesboro', Sherman declared that he proposed resting his army a few days in Atlanta and then marching directly upon Andersonville. Petersburg. The only thing of interest in Petersburg yesterday was the artillery firing mentioned in the telegram to be found in another column. Grant is supposed to be awaiting reinforcements, to be sent him when they shall have been drafted. A letter from General Lee. The following is an extract from a letter from General Lee, complimenting the North Carolina troops for their late achievement at Reams's station: "Headquarters Army Northern Virginia, August 29, 1864. "His Excell
Latest from the North--News to the Seventh instant. Petersburg, September 8, 1864. The New York Herald of 6th has been received. The Herald contains a long account of Sherman's operations at, and south of, Atlanta. It speaks of his movement against Jonesboro' as "Sherman's brilliant feat, which has given Atlanta to the Union army and demoralized, if not destroyed, the army of the enemy." Day of thanksgiving. Lincoln has issued a proclamation that next Sunday (11th) shall be a day of thanksgiving for the late successes of the army and navy at Atlanta and Mobile. A national salute was fired at the different arsenals throughout the United States at noon on the 6th. Sherman's losses. Sherman reports his losses at only one thousand two hundred. National thanks. Lincoln tenders the national thanks to Farragut, Canby and Sherman. Great News Expected. The Herald's Washington dispatches report cheering news ahead from other quarters than
Six hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from my stables, on the night of the 28th ultimo, my two Negro men, named Albert and Henry. Henry is about twenty-two or twenty-three years old, about five feet six inches high, black, and stammers very badly when talking. Albert is about twenty years old, five feet seven inches high, bright mulatto, with smooth face and very large feet and hands. I will pay the above reward for them, or three hundred dollars for either one, delivered to me at my stables, on Franklin street. They are evidently making then way to the Yankee lines. James C. Johnson, Virginia Stables, Franklin street, Richmond, Virginia. se 3--10t
A Northern View of an armistice. At Indianapolis, on the 29th ultimo, there was a grand reception of several returning regiments.--Governor Morton made an address to the soldiers, in the course of which he discussed the question of an armistice as follows: "It requires two parties to make an armistice; and Jeff. Davis has already declared that he demands the withdrawal of our armies from the South as a necessary preliminary to any negotiation. Who shall ask for an armistice. Shall our Government sue for terms at the feet of the South? Will this audience of soldiers agree to that? [Cries of "No! No!"] But what does an armistice mean? It means to cease operations in front of Atlanta; it means to loose the hold on Richmond; it means to stop Farragut at Mobile. "As every one knows, diplomacy takes a great deal of time, and probably, at last, would fail. Can we spare enough of the weather now left us for military operations to be frittered away in armistice, and the