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August 21st (search for this): article 15
g Governor is a reliable Union man. Secret leagues of loyal citizens exist in every county, which are rapidly increasing in strength, and already number one-half of the voting population of the State. A provisional State Government will be put in operation in a few months. Two full brigades of loyal men have been enrolled for the Union cause. The leagues made extended arrangements for electing a member of Congress from every district, and four were known to have been elected on the 21st of August. The latest news is that the entire eight are elected, each having received a large vote. They are among the best men in the State, and will insist upon a vigorous prosecution of the war. Their certificates of election will bear the signature of the Governor and the broad seal of the State. Since the engagement at Hatteras Inlet and the capture of the forts there, the North Carolina troops have been withdrawn from Virginia. Many of the troops are dissatisfied with the war, and t
August 23rd (search for this): article 15
rought down the baggage of the released seamen who arrived yesterday. They report that the North Carolina Confederates are terribly exasperated on account of our recent victorious demonstration on their coast. The floating battery said to have been towed from Norfolk down to Sewell's Point exists only in imagination. From Fort Pickens. The United States gun-boat Wyandotte Commander Baldwin, arrived at New York on Wednesday, from Fort Pickens, which port she left on the 23d of August, touching at Key West, and leaving that port on the 29th. Left at Fort Pickens United States ship Colorado, Flag Officer Mervin. Left at Key West United States ships Santee, Captain Eagle; Keystone State, Capt. Scott; Crusader, Captain Craven--all well. Commander Baldwin reports the health or the troops at Fort Pickens good. The Secession troops have had a general stampede; large numbers of them had deserted and gone home. Major Mordecai and the Confederates. We lea
August 23rd (search for this): article 20
ribaldi by night. They escaped after being fired upon. One of them was wounded. The Reactionists had made an attempt to land a force at San Deltourite, but were repulsed. Austria. The Hungarian Diet was formally dissolved on the 23d of August, and a new one is to be called. A resolution passed both Houses, declaring the dissolution of the Diet illegal, and protesting against the unconstitutional and arbitrary conduct of the Government. The collection of taxes by a milit Holland has officially recognized the Kingdom of Italy. It is announced that the Government of Prussia will soon recognize the Italian Government. Commercial intelligence. London Money Market.--The funds opened rather dull on the 23d of August, but the business in the money market caused a steady improvement, and they closed firm at advance, and still tending upward. In the discount market the demand was limited, and the general rate remains at 4¼ per cent. In the stock market
August 25th (search for this): article 1
One hundred Dollars Reward. --Ranaway, on the 25th of August, two Negro men, named John and Charles. John is twenty-four years old; black; has a full head of hair: is 6 feet 1 inch high: will weigh about 200 pounds; had on when he left a soft black hat, drab coat and blue cotton pants. Charles, his brother, is 20 years old; black; has a full head of hair: is 5 feet 10 or 11 inches high; weighs about 155 or 170 pounds. He also had on a soft black hat, drab coat and blue pants. I purchased them of W. C. Vanmeter, who lives near Moorefield. Va. I think it likely they will try and get back there.--They came to Richmond by railroad from Strasburg. I will give the above reward for them, or fifty Dollars for either, delivered to Hector Davis, Richmond. John D. Ragland. au 28--2w*
August 25th (search for this): article 13
week. During the session one hundred and fourteen Secessionists were indicted. The present population of Charleston, S. C., is 48,160. As many as 5,000 are absent from the city, owing to the war and other causes. Lewis P. Fiery, of Washington county, Md., declines the appointment of Major of the 1st Regiment of the Potomac Home Guards. Crittenden Coleman, a grandson of Senator Crittenden, died at Pensacola recently. He was a private in a Florida company. On Sunday, the 25th of August, a new Lutheran Church was dedicated in Woodsboro,' Frederick county, Md. A salute was fired at Albany, N. Y., on Monday, by order of Gov. Morgan, in honor of the victory of Cape Hatteras. Philip Wingert and Joseph Arnold, two old citizens of Hagerstown, Md., died last week. Jacob Aims, President of the Butchers' and Drevers' Bank, New York, died last Monday at an advanced age. John Cohagen, who died in Alexandria recently, was the oldest citizen of that place.
August 25th (search for this): article 20
er from Europe.arrival of the Arabia. The Royal mail steamer Arabia, from Liverpool at 10 o'clock A. M., on the 24th, via Queenstown on the afternoon of the 25th of August, arrived at Halifax at 11 o'clock on Tuesday last. The Arabia has 102 passengers, and £11,754 in specie. Great Britain. Baron de Videl has been erchants were being robbed in open day, and it was believed that the Japanese Government sanctioned the proceedings. Latest — via Queenstown. Liverpool, Aug. 25.--The steamship Africa, from New York, has arrived. A European Conference is to be held at Constantinople, on the subject of the Principalities. Hollandemains at 4¼ per cent. In the stock market loans are offering at 2½a3 per cent.--About £100,000 in gold went into the bank to-day. Latest — via Queenstown, Aug. 25. Liverpool Cotton Market.--Sales on Saturday foot up 20,000 bales at former prices, with a good demand for all descriptions, sales to speculators and exporte
August 26th (search for this): article 3
rites of matrimony between them, the parties entered into a marriage contract, in which it was stipulated that none of her property should be subject to execution for his debts, but that in case she died intestate, her estate should pass into the hands of a trustee, who was to pay over the rents and profits thereof to Sears until his death, when it was to take the course required by the Virginia law of descendents. Thus circumstanced, the parties were married. On the evening of Monday, the 26th of August, Sears asked his wife if she would like to have some milk toddy. She replied that she would. He went into the store-room, and soon returned and handed her the toddy. Which she drank, remarking at the same time that it was the "bitterest stuff" she had ever tasted, and shortly afterwards, when she had become very sick, declaring that the milk toddy had poisoned her. Some of her neighbors were forthwith called in, but when they arrived she was in convulsions, and survived but a sh
August 28th (search for this): article 19
Secessionists expected to retire to an island near by and await reinforcements. Appeals for assistance had been made to the neighboring counties. The object of the Unionists was to retake two Union captains confined at Boone. They were, however, sent to Logan jail, from whence, if they escape the hands of an excited people, they will be sent East. Important naval movement in New Orleans. The Charleston Mercury has the following from its special correspondent: New Orleans, Aug. 28.--A passenger, who has just arrived in this city from Brashear city, by the Opelousas Railroad, reports that two Navy officers, of the Confederate States--Lieutenant Shepard and J. H. Loper, the Supervising Engineer of the Navy Station — had arrived at that place, and, at 2 o'clock in the morning of the 26th, had seized the steamer Picayune, which had just arrived with freight and passengers. They placed on board an armed force of 25 men from a Confederate States man-of-war steamer, and pro
August 28th (search for this): article 4
Capture of the ship Finland by the Blockaders — the enemy compelled to abandon the ship — set fire to her and take to their boats. [From the Apalachicola Times, Aug. 28:] Yesterday afternoon, (the 27th) news reached this city (Apalachicola) from the East Pass, that the blockading steamer Montgomery, and another steamer, had entered the harbor and seized the ship Finland, lying at her anchorage about six miles from the bar. The enemy attempted to take the ship out, but did not succeed. Immediately on receipt of the news, the steamer Wm. H. Young, having in tow the privateer F. S. Bartow, with detachments from the Apalachicola Guards, Perry Artillery and Beauregard Rifles, under their respective commanders, proceeded down the bay, and arrived in sight of the Finland and the blockading vessels about daylight this morning. The Finland had all sail set, and was apparently beating out. The blockading steamers were lying outside the bar; about three miles from the East Pass Light
August 29th (search for this): article 19
e last came near doing damage, and the men accordingly left, without unnecessary delay. Isn't this an act of war, or, is it bravado to provoke a collision? Firing on the Potomac. The Fredericksburg Recorder says: We learn from several gentlemen that there was heavy firing up the river on Wednesday. Our last informant distinctly saw and heard the smoke of the guns and the sound of the discharges, between 9 and 11 o'clock, in the direction of Evans' Port, as well as the two large Federal ships, which were evidently engaging land batteries, or else firing on defenceless dwellings and people. The firing which took place in the evening our informant cannot well locate. To be sent South. The following is a copy of a dispatch sent to Major Gen. Twiggs by Gen. Winder: Richmond, Aug. 29.--Prisoners of war are to be sent to forts in the vicinity of New Orleans. How many can be there accommodated without crowding? John H. Winder, Brig. Gen. C. S. A.
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