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July 31st (search for this): article 6
Protection to negro soldiers — retaliation. A telegram from Washington gives the following official order of Lincoln on the subject of negro soldiers in the Yankee army and their treatment: War Dep't, Adj General's office, Washington, July 31. General Order No. 252. The following order of the President is published for the information and government of all concerned: Executive Mansion. Washington, July 30 It is the of every Government to give protection to its cit of taking drafted men. The Belvidere has on board the 174th Pennsylvania regiment numbering 417 noncommissioned and privates, whose term of service has expired. The United States steam transport Fulton, Eldridge, from Port Royal, S. C., July 31st, reached here last evening. The siege of Fort Wagner still continued. Gen. Gilmore has mounted a number of 200 pounder siege guns within one mile of Fort Sumter. He is confident of reducing both Sumter and Wagner in a short time. Outrag
July 30th (search for this): article 6
tured, which mostly belonged to suiters, is estimated at $150,000. Protection to negro soldiers — retaliation. A telegram from Washington gives the following official order of Lincoln on the subject of negro soldiers in the Yankee army and their treatment: War Dep't, Adj General's office, Washington, July 31. General Order No. 252. The following order of the President is published for the information and government of all concerned: Executive Mansion. Washington, July 30 It is the of every Government to give protection to its citizens, of whatever class, color, or condition, and especially to those who are duly organized as soldiers in the public service. The law of nations, and the usages and custom of war, as carried on by civilized powers, permit no distinction as to color in the treatment of prisoners of war as public enemies. To sell or enslave any captured person on account of his color and for no offence against the laws of war, is a relapse
June 16th (search for this): article 6
ted at Acapulco — all the Mexican Ports to be Garrisoned 7,000 French troops reported to be Marching on Matamoros. Advices from the City of Mexico are to June 25th. Gen. Alvarez, from whom accounts are received to the 30th inst., was expecting the arrival at Acapulco of the French fleet, with 10,000 soldiers. This force is to come from the Gulf of Mexico across Tehuantepec, and from Acapulco will be dispatched for garrisons for all the Mexican Pacific port. A letter, dated Matamoras, June 16th; says: There is a rumor here that seven thousand French soldiers are on the way here from Vera Cruz. It needs confirmation. If true, the authorities will endeavor to meet and fight them with such force as they can collect. They will surely dispute with an earnest struggle for the possession of Tamaulipas and of course this most important town would be the principal prize to be fought for. The Mexicans are resolute, and will fight the French to the last. They are united here in the
New York during the earlier part of next week, and be as fully carried out from that time forward as it will be in Washington, where it will go on at the same time. The authorities are understood to have all the enrollment lists, &c., ready to proceed at once. It is believed that there will be no longer any delay anywhere in the country in executing the draft. Temporary Abandonment of the assault on battery Wagner--Fort Sumter to Reforest reduced. Advices from Charleston to the 29th ult., received in New York by the transport Belvidere, state that Gen. Gilmore had succeeded in creating a long line of batteries within 250 yards of Fort Wagner. He had also mounted three heavy siege guns within a mile and a quarter of Fort Sumter, which were to open fire on Sumter on Wednesday last. Two monitors and the Ironsides were engaging Fort Wagner. The World says: No engagement of any account has taken place since the assault of the 19th of July upon Fort Wagner. Our losses
ive the treatment our to a prisoner of war. Abraham Lincoln. By order of the Secretary of War. E D. Townsend, Assistant Adjt. General. The draft in Southern Illinois--a Congress man arrested A dispatch from Cairo, Ill, dated the 2nd inst., gives the following about the enrollment for the draft in the Southern part of that State: Provost Marshal Phillips has completed the enrollment in the 13th district of this State, and is prepared to make a draft as soon as directed. Hed to do on the ground that it would compromise him with his constituents and force him to violate certain pledges he had made. He therefore remains an involuntary prisoner within the limits of Marion. A dispatch from Washington, dated the 2d inst., says: It may be stated on excellent authority that the draft will commence in New York during the earlier part of next week, and be as fully carried out from that time forward as it will be in Washington, where it will go on at the same t
July 19th (search for this): article 6
Advices from Charleston to the 29th ult., received in New York by the transport Belvidere, state that Gen. Gilmore had succeeded in creating a long line of batteries within 250 yards of Fort Wagner. He had also mounted three heavy siege guns within a mile and a quarter of Fort Sumter, which were to open fire on Sumter on Wednesday last. Two monitors and the Ironsides were engaging Fort Wagner. The World says: No engagement of any account has taken place since the assault of the 19th of July upon Fort Wagner. Our losses since that time have not averaged more than four per day. General Gilmore has now fourteen Parrott guns and mortars in position on Morris's island. For the present, the idea of taking Fort Wagner has been abandoned — shells making but alight impression upon the sand of which that work is composed; the breach made by one shall being soon filled up by the explosion of another. Gen. Gilmore is confident that with his heavy siege guns he can breach Fort Sumter.
June 25th (search for this): article 6
ves and of its bearings, and the latter may be at once explained by the simple process of the military upon the people of Delaware at the election in that State we cannot pronounce the suspicious which more recent events have awakened to be utterly unreasonable. Important from Mexico — French Reinforcements, 10,000 strong expected at Acapulco — all the Mexican Ports to be Garrisoned 7,000 French troops reported to be Marching on Matamoros. Advices from the City of Mexico are to June 25th. Gen. Alvarez, from whom accounts are received to the 30th inst., was expecting the arrival at Acapulco of the French fleet, with 10,000 soldiers. This force is to come from the Gulf of Mexico across Tehuantepec, and from Acapulco will be dispatched for garrisons for all the Mexican Pacific port. A letter, dated Matamoras, June 16th; says: There is a rumor here that seven thousand French soldiers are on the way here from Vera Cruz. It needs confirmation. If true, the authorities w
July 23rd (search for this): article 6
rayed the nation. The people are essentially loyal and patriotic. The Texas people are desirous of playing into the bands of the French. They are up for anything that will embarrass the United States and prefer European monarchy. They are playing the part of adventurers to the fullest extent. Miscellaneous. A surgeon who is engaged at Gettysburg, ascertains the Federal loss to be 14,200 wounded and 5,000 killed. Brashear City, La., was re-occupied by the yankees on the 23d of July. The C. S. steamer Florida sailed from Bermuda on the 25th ult., after receiving coal and all necessary repairs. The coal she received was brought by the steamer Harriet Pinckney from Halifax. The expedition which left Vicksburg a few days ago has arrived at Port Hudson. Gen. Grant, it is said, commands in person. Its destination is unknown. The recent cavalry raid from Norfolk to Jackson. N. C., found the Confederates entrenched strongly at Jackson, which commands the app
February, 8 AD (search for this): article 6
adquarters at Stevensburg, four miles from Culpeper. The Confederates have a very strong picket line across the Rappahannock, but do not seem to be in any considerable force as far up as Fredericksburg. The following dispatch from Washington, August 2d, gives an account of the reconnaissance: General Buford's cavalry, artillery, and a supporting infantry force, yesterday crossed the Rappahannock at the railroad station.--Thence with his cavalry and artillery he proceeded toward Culpeper, f San Francisco we learn that the latest news from Japan stated that war with France and England was certain, and that the Japanese were much better prepared for it than had been supposed. The following is a dispatch from Cincinnati, dated August 2d: The rebels burned sixty wagon loaded with forage at Stamford, Ky., yesterday. Colonel Sanders reports to Gen Burnside having captured three hundred and fifty rebels near the Cumberland river, including Colonel Ashby. The balance of t
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