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Athens Southern Watchman (Newspaper) - July 2, 1862, Athens, GeorgiaLa Utt Dirril to assert Oliai Tho conscript Law omy to Buen lie it Tiu Tipri ii Upahl Lariah Bottro Law it in it Ami 35 years at least this is an info a Loco which x draw from your expression a armies composed of the whole militia of ail a ill hut it its obvious that if Congress have the Power to Thrall into the armies raised by it any citizens it All whether they Aro or not members of militia organizations the Power must to co extensive with thu exigencies of the occasion or it becomes illusory und Lam extent of the exit Lucy must be determined by con Gross for thu Constitution has left the Power without any Oiler Cheek or restriction than the Kex Yeutive veto. Under Ordinary circumstances the Power thus delegated to Congress is scarcely fell by the states. At Tho present moment when our very existence is threatened by armies vastly Superior in numbers to ours the necessity fur defence Lias induced a Call not a Lor the whole militia of All the states a not for any militia hut for men to compose armies tor the Confederate surely. There is no mystery on this subject. During our whole past history As Weil is during our recent one year s experience As a new confederacy the Mili Liu a a have been called Forth to repel invasion in numerous instances and they never came otherwise than As bodies organized by the states with their company Field nod general officers and when the emergency had passed they wont Home again. 1 cannot perceive How any one can interpret the conscription Law As taking away from the states Tho Power to appoint officers to Thor militia. You observe on this Point in your letter that unless your construction is adopted a a Tho very a eject of the status in reserving the Power of appointing the officers is Defeated and that portion of Tho Constitution is not Only a nullity but the whole military Power of the states and the entire con Roi of the militia with the appointment of Tho officers is vested in the Confederate government whenever it chooses to Call its own action raising an army a and not calling Forth the i can Only say in reply to this tha. Tho Power of Congress i Pouds on the real nature of the act it proposes to perform not on the name Given to it Aud i have endeavoured to show that its action is merely that of a a raising an army and beam no semblance to a a calling out the i think 1 Siuy safely venture Tho assertion that there is not one Man out of a thousand of those who will do service under Ali Odin scrip Liou act that would do crime Nim Solf while in the Confederate service at being a militia Man mud in 1 am right Ini this Assumption the popular concurs Enlil Oil with my own deduct Oil from thu Constitution As to the meaning of the word my answer has grown to such a length that i must confine myself to one More quotation from your letter. You proceed a a i Congress has Power to raise armies. Low shall it to done a the answer is Clear. In conformity to the provisions of tha Constitution which expressly provides that when the militia of the Stales Are called Forth to repel invasion mud employed in the service of the Confederate states w i. A he is now Tiiu Case the state shall appoint the a a i beg you to observe that Tho answer which you say is Clear is not an answer to thu question which is Tiow Are armies to be raised Tho answer Given is that when the militia arc called Forth to repel invasion me stale shall appoint the there seems to me to he a conclusive test on this whole subject. By our Constitution Congress May declare War offensives Well us defensive. It May acquire territory. Now suppose that for Good cause Ami to right unprovoked injuries Congress should declare War against Mexico and invade Sonora. The militia could a ii. Be called Forth in such a Case the right i Dull it being limited a to repel is it not Plain that the Law now under Dis Cussion in passed under such circumstances Cotile by no possibility be aught else than a Law to a a raise a army Quot can one and the same Law be construed into a a a calling Forth the militia Quot if the War to defensive and a a raising of armies if the War he offensive at some future Day after our Independence shall have been established it is not an improbable supposition that our present enemy May be tempted to abuse his naval a rower by depredations on our Commerce and that we May be compelled to assert our rights by offensive War. Allow is it to be carried on ? of what is Tho army to be composed ? if this government cannot Call on its anus hearing population other a Wise than As Mili Liu and if thu militia can Only be called Forth to repel invasion we should be utterly helpless to vindicate our Honor or protect our rights. War has been Well styled a Tihe terrible litigation of have we so formed our government that in this litigation to must never be plaintiff surely this cannot have been the intention of the framers of our compact. In no aspect in which i can View this Law can i find just reason to distrust the propriety of my action in approving and signing it and the question presented involves consequences both immediate and Romo to too momentous to permit me to leave your objections unanswered. In con Clusiau i take great plot sure in recognizing that the history of the Pasi year affords Tho amp est justification tor your assertion that if the question had been whether the conscription Law was necessary in order to raise men in Georgia thans Germust have been in the negative. Your Nuble state has promptly responded to every Call that it bus been my duty to make on her and to you personally As her executive i acknowledge my indent i mess for thu prompt cordial Aud effective i n operation you have afforded me in the a a tort to defend our common country against the common enemy. I am very respectfully _ your obedient servant Quot Jefferson Davis. His excellency . E. Brown governor of Georgia milled Mcville. . Athens Georcia wednesday morning. July 2. Largest circulation of an paper Ever published in aliens see fourth mobs and riots. Southern letter paper. We were presented with samples of Southern made letter paper from the Book store of or. White one Day last week. As some of the articles essential in Tho fabrication of letter paper cannot be had in the Southern confederacy and every thing except rags is very High it is not to be expected that this paper should be of first Tate Quality. It will do to write on however and is by no Means the meanest paper in the country. Aid for Tho Atlanta hospitals. There Are now about three thousand sick and wounded soldiers in the hospitals at Atlanta. They need All kinds of Hospital stores to make them comfortable and More especially vegetables. Will not All our citizens in town and country contribute something to this object ? we learn that a number of patriotic ladies in this place Ivo determined to pack and Send a Box of vegetables to Tho sick soldiers every week. Every body can spare some sort of vegetables. Packages left on tuesday at or. Wilson a store on College Avenue will he duly forwarded by Tho committee. We Trust that Tho Bare announcement of this tact will be sufficient to induce our citizens to respond liberally to the Call. Gone to Richmond. A number of our citizens a. L. G Harris esq., Kev. Joseph s. Key or. J. B. Carlton or. Win. King. J. M. Smith and perhaps others left for Richmond on monday mornings train to assist in taking care of the a a boys wounded in the recent Battles. Liaise horses and mules. Judging by present prices of everything and the present and prospective Scarcity of horses and mules Lliso animals will bring a very High Price for years to come. If our people Cor intend to have any More of them How is the time to commence raising them. The Best horses in the confederacy As Well As the a. States have been and Are employed in the armies. Like inert thousands of them die and get killed. The result will to an unprecedented Scarcity and consequently very High prices. To would not he surprised to see Good horses bringing As much Money a year or two hence As negroes did sixteen years ago. Now while Cotton is abandoned is Lite proper time to try experiments in rearing a thu nuance of Domestic animals. Ti1e peace. After learning the lesson of patient Durance our people must next learn the Road to peace is a bloody Road a of carnage and death. Libations of Blou Ricoli and copious must be poured out tik water. Ease and Comfort pleasure and Domestic Joy must All to sacrificed. Poverty and want hunger thirst nakedness and starvation must be endured before we can conquer a peace the enemy must not Only he driven from our shores but the War must be a carried into Africa a his manufacturing cities must be Laid waste and his Fields desolated before fanaticism will listen to reason. So Long As we act on the defensive policy so Long will Tho War continue. Tho Hope of foreign intervention though now More plausible than at any time heretofore should be at once abandoned. It never ought to Avo been entertained for one moment. But for this delusive Hope or. Tho part of our leaders Aud Tho in Forunato do Fousie policy growing oat of it we might have had peace Long ago. Our Only Road to peace now is a bloody one a powerful Earnest Aud Resistless aggressive movement alone can secure peace. It is the very essence of Folly to talk about conquering a peace by acting on Tho defensive. It May be some time however Buforo to can change our policy from a defensive to an aggressive warfare. To beige to Tho government and people Are now Well satisfied this must to done. In is a great pity they did not see it sooner. We incidentally mentioned last week that we had Licard of threats to Divide out the porn of those w to refuse to sell ter any tiling else than specie. We regret to learn that these threats Are be coining More frequent. A. A we again refer to this subject for the purpose of conjuring our follow Uil Izena who indulge in such t threats to pause and reflect before they inaugurate a fury compared with which whirlwinds and tornadoes arc perfectly harmless. It is True that heartless skin flints complained of would deserve mud receive no by Uip Athy. Bat the trouble is the evil would not full on them alone. Every body and every thing we hold dear would he involved in one common rain. No Power on Earth Cau control a mob and when once frenzied with excitement such scenes would to enacted As the world Lias not witnessed since tic French revolution. The people of the South profess to he a Law abiding and order Loving people. Let them not suffer the heartless speculators a Aud extortion ers who Are Fil Ching from them the fruits of their honest Industry to drive them into the commission of great crimes. Let them remember that rational Liberty can Only be enjoyed when regulated by Law. Let them patiently endure these evils for a season and save their own and their children s Fame from Tho imputation of being enemies to Tho Public peace. The present Scarcity of corp cannot last much longer. We can do without wheat. The Corn crop of Southern Georgia is rapidly maturing. Millions of bushels will be upon the markets in a few weeks at prices which poor men can pay and then Tho a a hard Money shylock can have the satisfaction of seeing rats mice and Weevil fattening on their Corn ind those fond dreams of two dollars a bus it will be dissolved into thin air. Came the wrong Side of town we or Rived in due time. The examination Hal begun Tho examination of Tho Soli ool of Lumer Academy. Tho worthy principal. Miss commanded the undivided attention of her students. The examination passed off quietly Anil in Good style. The students not Only evinced the Assiduity with which they had prosecuted their studies hut the vigilance and competency of their instruct Ress. Having completed Tho examination it was announced that tile exhibition would commence at Early Caudle Light. Accordingly us the Bright luminary of. Day bullied Lite glowing wheels in the dark Blue Waters of the Western Ocean and tipped tic Forest top wit i ii is la re Well kiss the Calm a a ocl shades of evening Twilight were harmonized by the ringing peals of the school Bill. Many a Youthful heart pulsate loudly to the faint echoes of Tho retreating sound As we moved leisurely towards the Academy. The stage was neatly Fura shod and everything looked Well without saying any tiling about the evergreens Aud Beautiful that Hung gracefully what a the matter with the malls we received u letter on wednesday last dated on the first of june from our old Friend n. 0. D. Of Baker county. Nov to cannot conceive Why a letter should be Lour weeks on the Road from Baker county to this place. The letter contains two Cotton blooms which the writer says was nearly a month later Allan usual. Oats and wheat were nearly entirely Cut off in that Section of the state As elsewhere. We arc pleased to learn however that Tho Corn Prospect was very flattering at the time to wrote and we presume that crop is now nearly ready to gather there. From Charleston. Something very mysterious. Charleston june 28.�?the British steamship racer instead of lying outside of Tho Bur us a Oal when she came hero this evening entered too Harbor and now lie off Tho wharves. It is reported also Steamer is expected is much gratified the great Battle at Richmond. The great Battle and to Trust the closing one of the our commenced near Richmond thursday evening last. We received the first announcement if the fact Friday evening since which time from Day to Day we have looked with intense interest for news from Tho lines. In our Oulu tons will be found All that had reached us at the time of going to press tuesday evening it will be seen that tins Federal army Tho a a grand army a has been Defeated and driven from the Field. It appears that its utter destruction is now inevitable. Praised he the name of him who hath gotten for us this Victory and May to Biad up the hearts of those who have lost relatives and friends. We Fea r the carnage a been a Lyhl. Promotions in the army. To have be Curtly received verbal intelligence of several changes and promotions in which our readers no doubt feel an interest. Col. Fri omit a a Ransom has been made a brigadier general and stowes of Burke county appointed colonel of the third regiment in lieu of Wright. Capt. Ii. C. Billups of the a Athens guards a has been appointed Lieut. Colonel of the third and Lieut. D. B. Langston Captain of Tho guards. The cavalry attached to Cobb s legion 1ms, to Curn become an Independent organization. Capt. Delong has been appointed Lieut. Colonel and Rice a . D. Williams Captain of the a a Georgia troop rss and Lieut. J. E. Bitch Captain of Tho second company formed Here some time ago. To have heard of other changes and promotions which to do not remember just at this moment hut we believe they Are All such us have afforded much satisfaction in this Community. Randolph rangers. The following recruits for the a a Randolph rangers a recruited by col. D. M. Clower loft Here last week All from Hail county except tic last Namo of the list o. In. Buffington Richard Winfrey j. Ii. Buffington . Martin j. G. Buffington g. W. Martin Ezekiel Buffington a. H. Caldwell Berrien Buffington j. G Davis e. J. Dunnagan j. W. Davis j. Morris t. N. Bryan. M. D. T. H. Jones w. A. Kellum j. L. Jones Richard Porterfield z. T. Williams Lindsey Briant n. A. Bowles Clarko. _ Tornado in Walton. To learn from a Friend that a Tornado or Hur Picauo by rain and Hail passed through a portion of Walton county on Friday last doing much damage to growing crops buildings amp a. To have not Learned anything us to the extent of territory visited. Fragrant Flowers around. The audience having assembled Many settled quietly Down in their scats while others kept turning about on their seats gaping and looking As though they thought they were going to see a a Tho if this restless class Hud just asked our Friend on the right he could have told Thorn they were to look upon something infinitely More Gratifying to Tho sight. Very soon Tho Salut Atory which was elegantly adapted to the occasion was delivered by one of americans younger sons. Then our ears were greeted strains of music a the Twilight the piece was so elegantly selected for just As the chorus a a Twilight Star a was porno away on Tho Balmy zephyrs a twinkling Star looked calmly Down from the Ether vault of heaven Lii Hugh the half open window upon that Lovely orchestra which Robed in spotless White looked pure As the a a uns nned then to were led Back through Tho dim Vista of the past by a delicate Foumalo voice to take a retrospect of a Joys we the composition was arranged in such Good style that it. Could not fail to Call up Many a reminiscence of Joy and pleasure now numbered alas among Tho things that were. Again to Are borne Sway on the a a pleasures of again the tympanum of our ear is struck by the eloquence of a Young Cicero impressing upon our minds the a a duties of our country a it would have been Well if some of those Anli conscript men could have heard this Youthful Appeal. A a there is a spot an Earth sweeter dearer far than All the a est a Falls on our car with Itiat smoothness that Harmony which can Only he produced by the tender female voice. We left that to could realize Many of the sentiments contained in this excellent composition sanctified As it was by gentle strains of music. Yes memory lives in music s breath. Aad although we regret hat we were driven from our childhood Home by a merciless foe yet to rejoice that to have found a temporary Homo in Tho land of Flowers the sunny to have found in the family circles of the generous kind add chivalrous people of Georgia father Mph nerf cry there and Sisters. We could by much More Aho it the frugality and Hosp itally of Tho Noble people of Georgia but we have digressed Loo far already. Again our sympathies were awakened by the Plain live accents of the a a orphan this composition was read by one of Tho fair sox whose Large soft eyes now upturned to heaven now diffused with the Dews of the heart plainly showed that she was not a stranger to the privations of this Peculiar class. Thero Are Many other productions which we have omitted to mention All of which did Honor to the occasion. We listened to some pieces that evening which would have graced the pen of a mrs. Lee a enl. And although they worshipped at the shrine of Minerva yet the merits of the Gallant sol incr Wero not forgot ton. Last we notice the valedictory by miss p., a very commendable and Truiso worthy production hallowed by the sigh of music s breath which gave Tho coup de Grace to Tho exhibition. Yours a s1nta. Fret by according to marshal boil ii a papers subsequently taken it us a a la Al in killed and wounded forty enery is 1 -00 officers und 53,000 men. The i ranch however claimed the Victory inasmuch As the russians fell Hack after the Battle ail left the French in Possession of Tho ground. The cold began on november the 7th. But three Days before the cold began namely on the 4th of november Thero remained of the mighty Host that had crossed theneman hut 55,000 men and 1,200 nurses. Two Hundred and forty seven thousand men had perished or become ineffective in one Hundred and thirty three Days. Of Tho 55,000 men however plus any reinforcements they May have met on the Way 40,000 men returned to France showing How few men were lost in this masterly Retreat either the severity of the Winter or the hamming attacks of Tho enemy. But even ii three fourth of the wounded at Borodino Hon did and allowing for those killed in minor actions and operations there would remain nearly 200,000 men who perished by insufficient Dominie Ariato by want of forethought. The count do Segur to historian of this Campaign considers that the Genius of Napoleon had culminated before he undertook this expedition famous among the world s disasters and that to calculated on Success As so certain that he neglected the Means of attaining any Way Here is an instance under the greatest general that it is not the enemy however numerous or skillful who effect Tho destruction of armies. It is fatigue exposure want of food want of shelter clothing and want of sanitary prevention. A Richmond dispatch. A the Battle begun Richmond Juno 26th.�?the a i is to decide the Fate of Richmond a i minced this afternoon on the to u or i the confederacy. For three firing has been rapid and Continua Llu a direction of Mechanicsville. Tale adding is heard distinctly in the eh"1&Quot i crowds have repaired to the Liili a Quot a of Tho City from whence the Burnt 1 shells is occasionally visible. 8 i at 8 of clock firing was still prot a. A i it is not probable that any particular a i he received from the Battle Field Utitz ing. There was no fighting of Imit on the Centre or right today. \. Engagement to Morrow is consider Eril editable. Q 1 s later from Richmond. Battle still Prog assist. Confederate Success. Stonewall Jackson at work a Mim i a Richmond Juno 27.�?the dispatch of this morning says int r eral Branch led the Advance y Ltd Down the Meadow Bridge wii at a prize we understand from a gentleman who has recently seen a highly respectable citizen of now Kent county that our troops under gon. Stuart missed a valuable prize ill the recent Brilliant recon Lissance made in the rear of the enemy a lines. Gen. Stuarts forces passed m their Anarch a estate in new Kent county known As Hempstead where Gen. Mcclellan has established his Headquarters. At one Point on Tho March the confederates were within 600 Yards of Hempstead and it Lias been since ascertained that at the very time they passed Mcclellan and his staff Wero All in Tho building at dinner. The Only troops near were his usual body guard numbering not More Thau one Hundred cavalry. Had Gen. Stuart known these facts the building could have been surrounded and the Young Napoleon of All Yunk Edom with his whole stuff would now have been in Tho military prison at Salisbury n. C. It is hotter probably that to missed this High game us in Tho event of his capture Tho Yan tees would have had a Tine excuse for the terrible thrashing which to Aro about to inflict on them. But to have bagged Mcclellan and staff would have been equivalent to cutting off Tho head of the great Yankee express. The a a old Public functionary heard from old or. Buchanan it is said is out m a letter expressing Tho deliberate opinion that the North can never subjugate the South. Other Public functionaries will full into this opinion before Long. Por the Southern watchmen. Pin Delta Banks co., june 21-Mu. Editor a the morning of the 20th inst. Burst Forth upon a slumbering world with that Beauty and grandeur found Only in a Southern clime. After a Little preparation we found ourselves seated in a Saddle strapped on Tho Back of a faithful animal of Tho Genus As sinus belonging to our worthy and very slim Abl Friend or. Pon route to Homer the quiet Little i seat of Banks. Although we missed Ali Ige and county direct the destroyer or our armies. The fact has Boon frequently alluded to that the real destroyer of armies is not shot or Stool but disease engendered by carelessness of Tho part of the men want of discipline improper attention on Tho. Part of the medical officers and in insufficient commiss Uirt. Tho per contango of Quot Quot deaths a regular armies is always much less than in Volunteer armies and this results from Tho Caro and attention bestowed on Tho men by the officers and the strict hygienic rules Laid Down for their guidance. The Largo amount of sickness now in oar army is in a great measure owing to want of care on the part of regimental und company officers whose duty lies As much in looking to the health and habits of their men As in touching them to use arms or in leading them into Buttle. The Westminster review gives the Fol a lowing statistics illustrative of the Power of disease a a Tho statistics of Tho chef do eat maj. Quoted by of not who was War minister gives Tho numbers of Tho invading army which crossed the Nie Iaan Oil the 24l.li of june at 302,000 men 164,000 horses. On Tho Advance to Moscow was fought Tho great Dattlo of Borodino. In this Oattilo there Wero put hours de combat that is killed and wounded i on the Side of the russians no Tesa that 600 officers and foreign complications the Emily st. Pierre and the Bermuda. Tho London correspondent of the Philadelphia inquirer under Date of May 21st, says As might have been expected the English government 1ms refused to give up the enily st. Pierre and to acknowledge our right to make any demand for reparation and i believe i am Sale in saying that this refusal was couched in terms a promo hug if not actually reaching inso j Leno and insult. The grounds it their action have not been officially published and i can Only gather them and the manner of their discourteous conduct from the columns of those papers understood to to under ministerial dictation. The Public is told in Tho most confident manner that Tho Law hourly sustains Tho action of this government. This is a gratuitous and a blushing falsehood a and so plainly so that not a solitary Case is referred to to substantiate thu allegation. The fact is that lilo English people have Boon so elated at the a a Pluck manifested by Tho Captain of that vessel that they would raise a terrible outcry if she were Given up and Tho ministers have trickled to this sentiment and trampled upon Tho Law a scrupulously. Of course the demand made by our government is denounced As a a a piece of diplomatic impudence on the part of Seward who by the Way. Lad nothing to do with in at least originally and the occurrence is Usell still farther to inflame the passions of the English people by declaring that a a Tho government will grossly neglect their duty if they do not Tako immediate Steps to terminate a stale of things dishonourable to England exasperating to English merchants Ami Likely to encourage the Yankees in outrages which Ere Long will reach such a Point As to Ren Dorthe maintenance of peace no longer on the other hand Thero is ii lilo doubt that a peremptory demand will be made if not already done for Tho release of the Bermuda and reparation to her owners. In this ease tic shoo pinches Tho Othor foot and the ministers Are glad enough to full Back upon acknowledged International Law. Let Tho Bormus a he retained under any and All circumstances at least us an offset to the Emilio st. Pierre and if necessary let the British ministers be asked a a what they Are going to do about it a if they wish to fight Over it Tho conflict May As Well Home out of this As any other of Cutronco for come it must sooner or later. We Are sincerely hoping Here that no false notions of National Honor May induce our government to give the vessel up and that there will he forever an end to a useless yielding to a foreign Power that keeps no Faith even with its allies hut tramples on Law and precedent whenever it conceives its own interests can he Hurt hired. This government has not yet heard the inst of the Emilio st. Pierre. Or. Adams is not Tho Man to be put Down so summarily As Earl Russel and lord Palmerston seem to imagine. To is still pressing Tho demand am fortifying his position by precedents that cannot be overlooked although they May he trampled upon. Tue Yankee slave . La Matt who arrived at a Confederate port in the Steamer Kate reports that a cargo Al Ster Lav i of rail win brigade of North carolinians Andon to ing was reinforced by Othor tron a i Hills division. P a a the us Niehuus Field works and Batter opposed to our Advance were assail a a i Tho coolest manner imaginable and. Lured with great Validity. Our loss is Muon less than Conid been expected. All the Heights in the Vicinity of Mech a Yesville Are in our Possession. Gen. Long Stroetz a division crossed to Chickahominy on the red last night. The Battle was resumed this nor no a i i Daylight and progressed fiercely of clock when the fire slackened m a j less audible in tha City. Tho enemy lev i no doubt been driven Hack several Milf a the direction olt Iio White la it my. Our forces across Tho Chicka Aniny led by Stonewall Jackson. A 1 looks treat a a by Thule Hill and a. F i Hill Are on this Side. To Are yet acting on the defensive. Gen Pettigrew. , june 27.�?Gen. In Rolinc i arrived at fort Delaware on the 21st tint i from Baltimore. The Philadelphia Liq go re says that to is progressing favourably notwithstanding Tho serious Nat Reuf Law wound. Special diff path to the Savannah republics from k is Tennessee. Knoxville june 25.�?the enemy Ujj. I Van cod to Tazewell from Cumberland i in order to fed the strength of our l of after a skirmish they re crossed Powell s River and returned to Cumberland Gap they Are. Not willing to risk an Onga. Merit until Buellis Advance shall have at Rived. The enemy at Jasper were reinforced yesterday by four regiments and heavy artillery had arrived it Battle Creek. Chattanooga is considered impregnable since the addition of tic 42-Poundei-batteries, which has just been made. Important from Florida. Private dispatch to the Sava Utah Republic Baldwin Fla Juno 26.�?inibrinatioa. Considered reliable has been received Here that British ships arc now blockading tax port of st. Augustine cutting Oil All supplies bound for the Yankees. A a Iuchs 2 transport in a attempting to enter was Cay tured and is now held As a prize. At last accounts the Federal troops at st. Augustine were in a starving Comiti Quot a and preparing to Anarch across the cd Quiry to the st. Johns. It is also reported hero that the Brit i our vessels Are blockading the Mouth at the st. Jolius River. Still later from Richmond. Good from the a talk. Enemy driven towards Pau Iunker Kirr Larga quantities stores captured. Victory believed completo. Kindness of the ladies and 1ie to ism of tue wound Ltd. Enemy Bali ered Tobe not Only Defeated Tail routed. First dispatch Richmond june 27.�?the firing has not been heard in Tho City except at in Pervak for soveral hoarse the enemy having Lara driven for Indus in Tho direction of tin White House on the a Monkey River. Columns of Smoko have been ascending from the enemy a encampments indicating the destruction of their stores to prevent them from falling into Tho hands of the confederates it is reported however that Large quantities of stores Lyvo it captured by our forces. Ono of the batteries captured this rom aug is said to have been the most Terra ii Bio in the Yankee army. It consisted i a thirteen pieces. The Community continues Canipe a hut arc buoyant with the conviction to 1 the god of Battles has a i Ull it plete Victory Over the insolent fee who in so Long threatened this City. The wounded Are constantly arriving and Are receiving every attention Fronita ladies at the various hospitals. Tho k tirade they exhibit has never been of a a passed. Second dispatch Richmond june 27.�?All reports re Tho Battle Field confirm the prov aiming Lief that a army has a i thoroughly Defeated if not York Olivcr Railroad we 1 batteries commanding if have been to it i by the confederates. Of negroes were recently shipped by the j to his latest from Richmond. Official di3?lt�d_fr0m Gen. Richmond Juno 28.�?the following the official dispatch Iron Gen. President Davis. Headquarters 27th june 1sm excellency president Davis or. President profoundly Grau la Yunkes from port Royal s. sold air. Jere Simuni inn Uruu 5�?o&Quot Rrt no. At Cardenas Cuba. Another cargo from almighty god for the signal Victory g i the same place had Arr ipod at Havana de to us it is my pleasant task to Anno a and had been sold there. The truth of this a i in. Us 4 this statement is confirmed by the Spanish it Consul at a Southern port. 1 a a it it toys a the Success Zelii to Day. The enemy wining drive
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