Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: October 1, 1864., [Electronic resource].
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The European Press on American affairs. --The London papers of the 12th are discussing the latest political news from the United States, and thus speculate on the chances of the Yankee candidates. The London Times says: Never, since the war began, has there been such a display of vigor and enemy on both sides. Battle succeeds battle with frightful rapidity. The conflicts are long and bloody — the victories trifling and indecisive. The most important part of the news relates to the Chicago Convention; Lincoln and his pulley have received a heavy check — that convention chose McClellan — the man whom Lincoln endeavored to keep down — the man most able to repair his errors and arrest the ruin plainly impending over the great republic. It will be observed that the convention speaks of the reservation of the Union as the principal object. But this declaration would have had more weight if the convention had stated what course it would recommend in case conciliation and c
Letter from the Commander of Fort Gaines. The Mobile Advertiser publishes some extracts from a letter from Colonel C. D. Anderson, who surrendered Fort Gaines, and is now in prison at New Orleans. The letter is to his wife, and is given to the public in defence of Colonel Anderson's fame He says: I was compelled to suColonel Anderson's fame He says: I was compelled to surrender Fort Gaines through feelings of mercy for my officers and men, who earnestly appealed to me. The position was utterly untenable, the fleet having passed and an overwhelming force besieging by land, the only three guns with which I could have responded to the fleet disabled, my picked line driven back to the last notch, the
The Yankees will not allow us to do so, because they say they cannot control the ladies.
Verily, a more loyal people to the South cannot be found.
I will write you in my next of my condition here which is anything but pleasant.
I am quite well at present. My love to all. Affectionately, your husband. C. D. Anderson.