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The Daily Dispatch: June 5, 1863., [Electronic resource], The duration of the war. (search)
Bragg's army --The special correspondent of the Mobile Register and Advertiser, writing from Tullahoma, May 25th, says: The situation in Middle Tennessee continues unchanged. Bragg, with his large and well disciplined army continues to hold his lines from McMinnville, on the right, to Columbia, on the left, and even our cavalry is so listless and quiet that the clank of a sabre is seldom heard. The enemy makes no demonstrations, nor do we, and it is astonishing what few movements are made, and how title excitement is created where two such large bodies of embittered enemies confront each other.--A day's march upon either side would bring these armies together the strongly fortified position of either opponent. All interest seems turned to and wrapped in the remarkable campaign which is being carried on in Mississippi, and upon its results depend the movements of the armies in Middle Tennessee.
The Daily Dispatch: July 7, 1863., [Electronic resource], Progress of the
The Daily Dispatch: May 26, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Daily Dispatch (search)
From Northern Virginia. Taylorsville, May 25. --On Monday evening Filz Lee's cavalry being pressed by the enemy's. Infantry near Anderson's Cross Roads, McGowan's brigade was sent to support the cavalry, when a considerable fight ensued. The enemy were held in check. Yesterday there was considerable skirmishing on our right, and slight skirmishing on our left. During the evening, Mahone, commanding Anderson's division, repelled an attack of the enemy on the left, and in turn charged them, capturing some prisoners. This morning there is some artillery firing, but it amounts to very little. Our troops are still in the best possible spirits. [second Dispatch.] Tatlorsville, May 25. --No. engagement to-day and very little skirmishing. Great has slung fortifications in our front, and is supposed to be moving his main force around still more to our right. There has been heavy fires to day, extending back several rules on the line of the Crutral Ra
The Daily Dispatch: May 26, 1864., [Electronic resource], Hurdle of Confederate soldiers by negro troops. (search)
From North Georgia. Atlanta, May 25. --Westward and casts ward to Columbus the homeless people of Northern Georgia are crowding into this city, to await the issue of the pending struggle between our army and the Federal. The relief committee here are pouring out everything that can be obtained for their sustenance, and call now to the people of Georgia, Alabama, and South Caroline, to aid and help them. Immediate, instant help is needed in clothing for women and children, bacon, salt meats, fish, meal, and corn. These things can be delivered to the agent of the Express Company, addressed to J. W. Duncan, President of the Relief Committee, Atlanta. They also need information as to where any number of destitute families can find shelter and food. Will the press please publish these and aid in the maiter? Two press reporters came from the army this evening. Their intelligence is mostly of a character which prudence requires should be withheld from publication. Furthe
The Daily Dispatch: June 2, 1864., [Electronic resource], The mails over the
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The Daily Dispatch: June 15, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Department of
From North Georgia. Top of Kansas Mountain, via Marietta, June 15. --There has been considerable cannonading and skirmishing on our right and centre to day. The enemy advanced his lines the previous night very near ours, and both lines are distinctly visible from this point. The weather is beautiful, and the roads are rapidly drying. Loring is now in command of Polk's corps. Lieut. Elisha P. Gaines, of Ky., was captured by our scouts this morning. He says the enemy lost 1,500 in Hooker's fight with Stewart, on the 25th of May, and that it was a useless sacrifice of life on the part of the enemy.