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Nashville, Oct. 14. --Passengers by to-day' traine report that large additions have been made to Lincoln's forces in Kentucky. The Louisville Courier was issued at Bowling Green to-day. It says that Gen. Roussean with 5,000 men and 8 pieces of artillery occupied Nolin Bridge, which is 14 mile from Minsfordville, on the 10th inst. The Courier also learns that large forces at concentrating at Lexington, Ky., in views, a speedy advance on Zeigler's forces. A division of Sherman's forces is at Louisville, actively engaged in pushing forward his forces. There appears to be much enthusiasm to the North in regard to Kentucky, and it is the general determination to make her the battle-ground. Sherman's column is reinforce by one or two regiments from the North daily. Sherman issued an order at Louisville, on the 9th inst., in which he says that the chief in the different departments of his military department are directed to make estimates at once for funds
From Missouri. Memphis, Oct. 15. --The St. Louis Republican, of the 10th instant, has reports from Lexington, Mo., that McCulloch was at Johnstown, with Price's army, which was marching on Sedatia, where Zeigle has 27,000 men. Price's army was increasing, and not retreating.
ranada had a cargo of 400 hogsheads of sugar, melado and molasses, and a quantity of cedar, and was consigned to Messrs. Thomas Owen & Son, of this city. The privateers took from the captain his clothes and nautical instruments. The privateer sallie is a fore-and-aft schooner of about 140 tons, painted black, mounts one gun amidships, and has a crew of forty men, and is commanded by Capt. Libby, formerly of the ship Gondar, of Charleston, So. Ca. She ran the blockade from Charleston on the 10th instant. She was formerly the schooner Virginia, of Brookhaven, and when last seen was steering to the Eastward. The Granada was built at Cape Elizabeth, Maine, in 1856, rated A2, 255 tons burthen, and was owned or consigned to Thomas Owen & Son, of this city. The Privateersmen of the Savannah. The New York Post, of the 24th inst., has the following in regard to the trial of the captain and crew of the privateer Savannah: The trial of the privateermen of the Savannah was re
as set forth, so as to bind the Government. The Government side of the case is managed by attorneys appointed under the Buchanan Administration. The official returns of the State election are just announced. The whole vote cast is a fraction under 120,000. Sanford, the Republican candidate for Governor, received 36,036. McConnell, (Breckenridge) 32,751; Converse, (Union Democrat) 30,990. Captain T. J. Steeples, commanding the steamer Pacific, was shot at Portland, Oregon, on the 10th instant, whilst aiding to assist a gambler. He died a few days subsequently. General Sumner will leave on Monday, the 21st inst., by steamer for Washington, with nine companies of regulars under his command, who go to New York. One thousand United States arms go forward by the same steamer. Col. Wright succeeds General Sumner in the command of the Pacific Department, until Gen. Darer arrives. Commercial.--The market continues quote easy. Sight exchange to New York, 3½a4
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ex-Governor Stewart knocked down and his hands tied behind him. (search)
Ex-Governor Stewart knocked down and his hands tied behind him. --The Bowling Green (Ky.) Courier, of the 10th inst., says: "Ex-Governor Stewart, on passing to the Palee House, in St. Joseph, Mo., had to cross a bridge; while on which he was knocked down, his hands tied behind him, and what the reporter calls a shameless indignity' offered him. He was released by a party of the 15th Illinois, unbound, and then — run away with standing hair from his own friends."
Later from Kentucky. important proceedings of the Kentucky Union Legislature — resolutions offered Recognizing property in slaves, &c. The Bowling Green (Ky.) Courier, of the 10th inst., says that a number of professed Union men, alias Yankees, falsely assuming to represent the people of Kentucky, and styling themselves the Legislature, who were bought by Lincoln with a price, are now in session at Frankfort, obeying the Despot's orders, and doing his dirty work generally. The following is a short synopsis of their proceedings of the 29th and 30th of November: In the House of Representatives bills were introduced exempting soldiers now in Lincoln's service from the payment of the county levy for the year 1862; providing that attachments shall not issue against Lincoln soldiers because of absence from the State four months; and providing that no person aiding and assisting the rebellion against King Lincoln shall ever hold any office of trust or profit in thi
Affairs at the South. We make up the following summary of Southern news from late exchanges received at this office: Late and interesting from Missouri--arrival of Camp Jackson prisoners — movements of Gen. Price, &c. From the Memphis Avalanche, of the 10th inst., we extract the following interesting particulars in regard to affairs in Missouri: The Camp Jackson prisoners, some sixty-five in number, accompanied by Gen. Frost, reached the city on the steamer Kentucky, from Columbus yesterday morning. They left St. Louis on the 2d Dec., and according to agreement, they were to be sent directly to Gen. Price's army; but on getting them at the Pacific Depot, they were informed that they had to go by way of Cairo, and after requiring each of them to take an oath as long as the moral law, they were marched aboard the Iatan and taken to Cairo, and thence, under flag of truce, to Columbus. They say before the prisoners left St. Louis, the ladies of the city, all of whom a
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], The orders for the arrest of Mason and Slidell. (search)
The Test Oath Ordinance was most signally defeated in the North Carolina Convention on the 10th inst.
cy than when paid in Yankee coin. We have predicted this thing all along. War bonds and Treasury warrants will become a currency in spite of all the Shylocks in the country; and those who are now "driving a brisk trade" in speculating upon the hardness of the times and the necessities of the people are "heaping up for themselves damnation against the day of judgment" There are one or two men in this community who had better beware! Population of Paducah. The Memphis Appeal, of the 10th inst., obtains from the Rev. J. T. Pickett, late a resident of Paducah, who has recently arrived at that place, the following information: Out of the original population of Paducah — numbering about seven thousand--only some fifteen hundred now remain at their homes, the rest having taken refuge in the South Mr. Pickett confirms the accounts we have heretofore published regarding the wanton acts of vandalism perpetrated by the Hessian soldiery on the property of absentees. In many case
es will be released. United States vs., the D. F. Keeling.--This vessel was seized under the act of July 12, 1861, as being owned by Mrs. Hutchinge, an inhabitant of New Orleans it was proved that the owner was a Britian subject visiting at New Orleans, but having no fixed reddence there. The Court released the vessel. England's Intention with reference to the Difficulties with the United States--interesting Programms.[from the London News, December 21] The Paris Patris, of the 10th instant, receives from London the following information, which it states to be "news." If the answer to the English note should not be favorable, Lord Lyens will leave Washington in three days, and will transmit the orders of his Government to Admiral Milne, who will in that case immediately leave Jamaica (?) with his squadron to take up a position at Norfolk, a Virginia port on the confines of Carolina, which will be the basis of the English naval operations. France, we are assured, wi
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