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New York New York. Aug. 21. --The sales of cotton to-day were 2,500 bales, at 18 cents for middlings.
The Daily Dispatch: August 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], War matters. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: August 27, 1861., [Electronic resource], In want of money. (search)
In want of money. --August 21.--The following formidable poster at the Marshal's office met the astonished gaze of the Grand and Jurors: Mottes to Jurors. The United States Marshal not having received, funds from Washington, the Grand Jurors of the United States Circuit for the April term, 1861, will be notified at what time to call at this officer for their compensation. Robt. Murrt, U. S. Marshal. August 21, 1861. The above notice applies also to the Petit Jurors attending the name Court during the April term.--N. T. Herald.
The Daily Dispatch: August 28, 1861., [Electronic resource], The late
Thomas G. Broughton
From the Northwest. [special Correspondence of the Dispatch,] Camp Bartow, Greenbrier River, Pocahontas Co., Aug. 21. The forces recently stationed at Monterey have been moved to this place at the foot of Cheat Mountain. The troops are under the command of Col. Taliaferro, while General Jackson is commandant of the line. The enemy is strongly fortified on the top of Cheat Mountain, and have the sides of the road effectually blockaded, so that to attack them our forces will have to keep to the main road, which has planted in it a number of cannon of large calibre, and bearing directly down the road. A brigade, consisting of Col. Fulkerson's Regiment, Major Rogers' Battalion, the remnant of the Twenty-third Regiment, and Shumaker's Artillery, under the command of Colonel Taliaferro, on Monday morning advanced to within three miles of their post, drove their pickets in, and then waited for hours for the enemy to attack us; but they feared to move out of their stronghold.
The Daily Dispatch: September 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], Notes of the war. (search)
Notes of the war. The subjoined extracts embrace a variety of incidents, as well as some comments upon recent occurrences, which will be perused with interest: Effect of the battle in Missouri. A correspondent of the St. Louis Republican (abolition) communicates the following to that paper, dated Rolla, Mo., Aug. 21: The present stampede from Southwest Missouri no doubt exceeds anything of the kind in modern times. No one who has not been an eye-witness can form any correct idea of it. As the train came on I fell in with it at Lebanon, the place of my residence, and continued with it to this place. I learn from those who came in with it from Springfield, that on the army returning after the battle on the evening of the 10th inst., it was determined to retreat towards Rolla, in order to save the baggage train, which is said to be worth one and a half millions. Accordingly orders were given to that effect, and the march commenced about 3 o'clock A. M., the large bag
The Daily Dispatch: September 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], Yellow fever and deaths on board the
Yellow fever and deaths on board the Racer --Her Britannic Majesty's ship Racer, Commander Lyons, arrived from Havana on Sunday night. We regret to learn that yellow fever, to a serious extent, prevailed on board. The assistant surgeon, paymaster, and engineer had fallen victims to the fatal disease since her departure from this post on the 2d inst. She had still upwards of thirty cases of fever on board, and was immediately ordered to Halifax by Commodore Dunlop.--After being provisioned she left for that place yesterday.--Nassou Guardian, Aug. 21.
The Daily Dispatch: September 12, 1861., [Electronic resource],
and his proclamation. (search)
The Cherokees. --The latest advices from this Nation brings intelligence that at a council held on the 21st of August, it was decided, in a full vote, to unite with the Southern Confederacy. John Ross, the Chief, made a speech on the occasion, which is very patriotic in sentiment, and we will endeavor to publish it hereafter.
The Daily Dispatch: September 13, 1861., [Electronic resource], The
Cherokee Indians. (search)
The Cherokee Indians. four thousand Indians in council — speech by the Principal Chief — Alliance with the Confederate States. The determination of the Cherokee Indians to unite their fortunes with the Confederate States of America has already been announced. A grand council, consisting of about four thousand persons, was held at Tahlequah on the 21st of August, when John Ross, the principal Chief delivered the following address: Friends and Fellow-Citizens--It affords me great pleasure to see so many of you on the present occasion. The invitation to you to meet here went from the Executive Department in compliance with the wishes of many citizens, who desired to make stronger the cords that bind us together, and to advance the common welfare. The circumstances under which you have assembled are full of import. You have precious rights at stake, and your posterity, it may be, will be affected by the sentiments you may express. You need not be told that e