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Daily Milwaukee News (Newspaper) - March 29, 1865, Milwaukee, Wisconsin V ST UOJf MILWAUKEE MARCH VOL 114 I MOUSING EDITION THE WHY OF THE POTOMAC OF TIE nwrr aura tare ptakflt eft trim to ctptaretf Ttw Irftoh brigade behaved to a moat gallant manner toe A congratulatory order to the army tot awfe tafefri to be tt after Us retreat AH quiet at the front again LITEST FRO SHERMAN He te repotted in possess ion of Smithfield LATER FROM MOBILE prfBtrtig for a re Guerrilla outrages on the in crease in titU ctaed test ngbl at 1521 Doings in the Wisconsin x Legislature TK UtBf OF THE March 28 following additional particulars of the late fight have been receired The number of prisoners brought in by the 9th corps was reported cor at The loss in this corps is not far from The official figures have not been After the fighting ceased at this point of the it was thought that the attack night have been made to cover a more im portant one on the and consequent ly the entire army was put under arms to ready for any Hum phrey VM ordered to make a reconnoisance ia front of his line in order to develop the and ascertain their This was done shortly before the picket line was here driven in or Our men continued to sad part of the division reached and took possession of a second line ol light but the rebels soon after charged the latter in line of battle and forced our men back ta line first This was caused by the fire from two batteries which they were enabled to along this advanced From this time until 4 the fighting waa not very the enemy having re tired to leaving a strong picket line to hold their At this hour the aiful to fall in was soonded along the rebe and soon after a heavy column appear inline of advanced ift the charge om Miles But tfcqr were gallantly received by the heroes of fkai soon drove them back ia with heavy Twice they repeated tfce attempt to break through the aad ftfliag ia this they endeavored to tfce rigat but Mites WSSM Temdj to receive them here as at the other they finally back and disap fecvteg tfceir dead and many of their on tike The rear of masketry m tnis ground was as severe and contianMn tcet two or three hours as ever and was not surpassed even by that heard at the Miles and his officers and particularly the Irish larigadej received the highest praise for their gallant behavior on this The third under General held the center of the and repulsed eaoh axtadc of the enemy with al though the coateet here was not as des perate as iafraat of the first The MOoni dhiaidB held extreme left tht toward Hatchers hy oaly time with the rest of the and took part cf the enemys forts with a number of pris The losses in the second as near as can be are about with probably 100 The engagement between the sixth corps and the enemy was not so severe as at other parts of the where the second and ninth corps fought here also the object of the attack was to feel the and as certain if the works were in Some of the troops finally reached the rebel pickets and took about 547 driv ing the remainder back to the main The enemys batteries were very active and did a good deal of Fir ing was kept up till dark without any at tempt or their part to regain the lost The casualties in the sixth corps was fire officers and 414 The number of prisoners in our hands as the result of the days fighting is en listed and 88 besides about 150 wounded in our An order is being issued to the army congratulating officers and men on the splendid victory achieved over the enemies of the and thanking them for their behavior 041 the Today a good deal of picket firing has been kept up along the bat withou1 any casualties as far as About 25 deserters came in this morning no FEOB 1BHI NBW March Heralds 6th corps correspondent says Just four hours after the repulse of the rebel attack on the the thunder of artillery and the crash of musketry were heard on the This time we were the attacking par ty oar object iras to prevent the rebels from massing their and at the same time to if their The rebel line captured is considerably in advance of our main upon which they had erected an elaborate series of rifle behind which they could have massed They were driven oat of these works and compelled to take shelter in their The preferred to be The charge was made with great gallant ry by our men and the line was occupied but the rebels massed an overwhelming body of troops returned and in turn drove our men The enemy then which our assaulting parly was and another charge It was ir and the rebels soon though scores remained to be the U2d Y was killed in this The result of this fight is looked upon as showing that Lees treops are dwindling down to They fight not desperate Even their artillery is not served with oldtime energy and percis new position gained and occupied by this corps is BOW held by a strong body of our who will be able lo repel any attack She Second corps correspondent says The troops were aroused at an early hour by reports of fighting on the The men were put in and reconnoisaance sent which returned bringing in some Soon after the enemys skirm ishers were met and driven in off their picket and their rifle pita were occupied by our About fire oclock the enemy made an at They came up in gallant style and demonstrated that there was still some fight in It was successfully met and They soon reformed and again only to be driven back with great Four assaults were thus when the enemy The Fifth corps correspondent saya There was wide spread enthusiasm at night over the glorious successes of the Be tween three and four hundred prisoners were reported a few hours and it is reported that several hundred have just been brought NEW March Times spe cial from Washington says It is the gener ally accepted explanation of Leeg that it was made under the spur of desperate and having the evacuation of the Petersburg lines and Richmond itself cannot long be Military men look upon it as a mask to cover a retreat of the rebel TheRichmond Examiner of the 24th says In the lines before Richmond and Peters burg there is unorokon Our troops within the last few been address ed by various though politicians have more need to be encouraged by the army than the army by There is an impression that Grant is or preparing to send a portion of his troops to North to help Sherman out of his The latter gentleman decidedly brought to a those wonderful marches of in which the Yankees so much ex seem to be over for the ln of burning roasting he finds armed men in hk Wisconsin Legislature MONDAY March Senator resolution to adjourn sine die on the 10th of April at li Laid By Senator resolution for worth of postage Laid A veto message was received from the vetoing a bill is relation to the election of re gents of the account of its providing for filling vacancies from its own Senator VanWyck explained it as a cleri cal and the veto was sustained unani The bill relating to the public schools of Milwaukee was indefinitely The senate resolved itself into a commit tee of the Senator Bowman in the and after laboring till Dear 10 AssBHBLYBy petition for biennial By for By resolution to make all assessment bills the special order for for the purpose of codifying the By resolution directing the committee on state affairs to report on Thursday on Ryans resolution for the removal of the By joint resolution to ad ourn sine die on the JOth of April at 10 Laid By resolution to reoom mk certain bills relating to the transporta tion of to xhe railroad commit Vanostrand moved to reconsider the vote of Saturday indefinitely postponing the printers fee Byan took the floor and one half of the members wouldnt have had a seat here if it were not for the and he would guarantee that those who op posed the motion lever would have a seat here Taylor thought this state paid higher now than any other for these Ryan explainedHhat Iowa andMichi gan paid double that this state The vote was reconsidered and the bill was put over till to The resolution limiting debate to thirty minutes was The joint resolution to adjourn on the 3d of April was The senatesubstitute brokerage bill wag postponed ooe The senate bill relating to the Milwaukee treasurer was called up by who moved to suspend the rules to consider Mr Thompson wished to refer it to the local Hadley opposed Thompson at some hi He was anxious to perfect the bill for ihe purpose of having the taxes re turned to the couaty treasurer in order to save Mr Jouos hoped auch a reasonable re quest as submitting a bill tc the local dele gation would nat be A motion to suspend the rules was Thompson then moved that it be re ferred to the Milwaukee Dudley moved to refer it to the city delegation Davis moved to postpone it till to Hadley withdrew his and Thompsons motion SENATE BILLS PASSED To empower the Fifth Ward of Milwaukee to raise money for To authorize Lyman Breecher and others to convey real To authoriie the Rock County Bank to re duce its capital For the relief of Joseph To appropriate to George McDougal March joint resolution amending the constitution so as to give members a salary of per and ten cents per mile trayel each for one session came Senator Clark moved to amend so as to allow mileage at extra Senator VanWyck moved to amend by re ducing the amount to Lost by a vote of 12 to Senator Smith said this amount would increase the per diem of a session to He was willing to increase the compensation to per but was unwilling to go It was finally referred to the committee on legislative The postagefstamp resolution of last eve ning was The judiciary committee reported back the insurance bill with several and it was made the special order for to morrow at 11 One amendment pro vides that the bonds in the hands of insur ance companies shall not be taxed also requiring Mutual Insurance Companies to put up bonds the same as petition foi biennial By the By Glenn Three remonstrances against the bridge By for biennial ses By of citizens of Beaver Dam for location of normal school at that The joint resolution of last evening to adjourn sine die ra the 10th of came and Pease moved to amend by ad journing from the 3rd of April t6 Cassody moved to postpone the ques tion till the 10th of Pease moved to postpone the question till BILLS To authorize Sheldon and others to keep a ferry across the Mississippi river in Pierce To authorise Cornelia a to transact To establish a ferry tke Croix river at To appropriate to the chief clerk of each house for extra To amend the revised statutes relative to town providing for town boards to fill vacancies in the office of justice of the The bill prohibiting judges trying railroad suits where they are stockholders in the company came but the hour arriving for the special to the currency it was laid aside and the special order taken Judd moved to by extending the time for forfeiting school lands to six Ryan moved to so as that the forfeitures should not apply to or affect any person now in the military or those who have been or their heirs or Thomas moved to amend so as not to forfeit the lands of those now in the mili tary Hadley moved to amend by providing that the lands shall not be forfeited till three montns after the holders of the land certificates are Rejected Ryan to amend by inserting that the treasurer should allow the bankers not more than three per in stead of a resonable Hadley moved to amend by striking out so much as allowed the treasurer to dis count at his discretion Pease moved to amend by strikingout the word interest wherever it occurred in section Thomas moved to reconsider the vote rejecting the amendment to exempt from forfeiture the lands of those in the military service of the United States and who have their and the motion The amendment was then modified so as to exempt the latter class for two and can they tell what land is owned or their Ryan moved to amend BO as to pro hibit the treasurer from disconnting to the bankers more than four per Lost by the casting vote of the The pre vious question was then demanded and car The bill was then ordered engrossed for a third reading by nearly a party two or three republicans voting with the democrats in the Ayes noes Several democrats are absent THE LAXD As the time draws near for the railroad committee to those interested in the proposed routes begin to From the crowd that arrived here last evening from Portage I should judge that the city was depopulated with the ex ception of the women and small Other points are also well cf the is busy in the senate chamber this the is coming GOLD NEW March Gold speculation is There is a great scarcity of cash and differences of per are current between cash and The is a present largely be side which a good many postponed con tracts are and it would appear probable that the purchases to cover these outstandingengagements may temporarily put up the which opened today at vent up to ind fell again to Gold closed at 10 at FROH HARRISBURG March following dispatch has been received by Curtin from the war department March To the Gover nor of Pennsylvania time for raising new organizations is hereby extended to the 15th of but this authority does not postpone nor interfere with the Mastering officers will continue to QIIET AT THE FROST March Fort Monroe letter says the mail steamer from City Point reporls all quiet at the FR01I NEW March Heralds Newbern of the says Sherman is said to have informed prominent officers on leaving that if he reached Goldsborough without much the game was then up with the as with a concentration with Schofield and Terrys nothing could withstand the The Tribunes cor respondent of the says Johnstons en tire force confronts Sherman at the latter being on south side of the and the former on the north Later dated the confirm this In the engagement on the the rebels attacked Shermans centre heavi but were driven off the leaving their dead and wounded in our handsOur own loss was not Sherman pushed forward oblig ing the rebels to fall back with some haste toward Another fight obliged them to rush through Smithfield make for Sherman followed with all and entered CBMT March Grant has written a letter to General Pope approving the policy of the and promising his FEOH NEW March 28 The Dauphin says the authorities refuse to exchange One of our monitors made an important reconnoiasance of tho rebel works on the and waa allowed to move about with out being fired The authorities of the city appear to be determined to make a strong Rumora were rife in New Onleana that the rebel troops were preparing to evacuate Mo and joia Lees army somewhere in East T GUERRILLAS III March out rages in the countie s of central Kentucky are on the Loud complaints are being made by citizens of the military inef ficiency in permitting these rascals to plun without There is a report at headquarters here that Bnekner was in Chicago a days and that he is now in on an important secret mission for southern CITY CASH Tracy MERCHANT TAILORS AJB Ol HEH BOYS WHOLESLE AND 193 EAST WATER STREET dec2 Headquarters for Elegant and Fashionable Clothing and Furnishing MERCHANT Jonstant on bajd a ful stoci of SHOULDER made to order In superior in U this departmen t we defy many experience in manufacturing military Orders for presentation swords and other military equipments and full satisfaction Agent for Glencross Faghioa 8 Martins Iron Jfilwaulee declSdly CALIFORNIA Petroleum Company THE CAPITAL STOCK CONSISTS OP Par Value SUBSCRIPTION PRICE PER No Further XO PERSONAL OneTenth of the Captal Stock haa been Reserved for Working mar22dlm Summons for Served Circuit Milwaukee Mary i In ternal K V9 60 Ashbel state of to Ashbel Pucker YOU are hereby summoned and required to an swer the complaint in this of which a copy ia herewith served upon and to serfs copy of your answer on Buttrick t Hill at their of fice in the Chamber of Commerce Building in the city of Mil days after the service exclusive of the day of snci service and if you fail to answer the complaint as the plaintiffs will apply to the Court for the relief demanded ia the Witness the Honorable Arthur of the Second Judicial thia eighteenth day of in the year one thousand eight hundred and BCTTRZCK PIS a Atfys B The summons and complaint together witi the and for the publicatifa of tins were filed this 20th day of March i3 office of the clerk of the Circuit Court in and for Milwaukee county at the city of Milwau BCTlRICKfcHHJj Land fer ON1S hundred ana sixty acres of wet situated in the town of Wneatland will be sold cheap and on easy 55iis assessed per and one or two taaAnd wwaU reader it ell for It or
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