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Daily Courier (Newspaper) - November 3, 1854, Oshkosh, WisconsinOshkosh daily courier. Friday november 3, 1854. Democratic nominations. For member of Congress third District John b. Macy. for state senator Joseph Jackson. Tor Assembly North District elbr1dge Smith. For Sherif Thomas a. Follett. For Roister . Rowley. For treasurer w. H. Hyatt. For clerk Board of supervisor Scharles b. Wilkinson. For clerk of the court Charles a. Weisbrod. For county Surveyor James Mccall. For Coroner i. M. Flowers. for Assembly South District Albert g. Lull. For District attorney Addison a. Austin. For Sherif Conrad j. Coon. Olleno tax of Zackere 1rd or. Act s prospects in these three Sterling democratic counties is highly a Friend who is Well acquainted with the popular feeling there writes us that Oliero is no question but that they will give Macy Over 2000 majority. Latest news. Arrival or the Pacific four Days latest Larte Advance in ure Adf tolls now York oct. 30th. The Collius Steamer it Icisie at Rived at her wharf without Boin a telegraphed. Sue brings Liverpool to Trio 18th. Market was excited and flour had and tatted to Indian Corn firm Omo negotiations at is Advance. Wes Tern canal Whito wheat Lisa a sgd. No news from the War. Despatches such As they Tiro Are conflicting but it is authentic that up to the 8th oct. Nothing had been done. Tho. Allius number 90.000. Thoy occupy a Strong position South of Sebastopol and Filo All their Seigo apparatus Menshikoff yet holds the yield North of Sebastopol with men and More expected by oct., 15th. The latest accounts say that general can Robert ordered the russian out posts to to i driven in on the 9th, and batteries to by urea i Tod additional French Aro to by sup from Franco to the seat of War. The Ila tic Fleet will retune Home without further operations. Omar i Ascha is preparing to operate on three Points Tho Serth Russia is amassing Torua on the austrian Frontier. Lord Raglan s latest dispatch says that lie expected Toojian Liro in a few Days and Prianto letters add that an attack on the out works was fixed for Tho orb. Tiiu allies Seco artillery Hud mostly reached the Camp. On Tho 4th, a cannonade took place Between some English steamers and Tho Quaratino fort at Odessa nothing resulted. A Viena despatch says a secret treaty exists Between the Czar and Prussia. Trio Sebastopol despatches Aro of Tho most conflicting reporting another de feat and capture of Tho South Heights but Tho most reliable indicate that nothing remarkable occurred up to Tho 9th. Tho Garrison of Sebastopol numbers Fuji their by the Niagara. Among us of the worthless wild cat currency of Georgia has commenced. A very i ratty looking Bill on Cherokee in Arance and banking of Dalton acc Riga is about being forced into circulation in this Vicinity. Look out for it. It is utterly worthless but wiil be pronounced Good by interested parties until a sufficient amount is palmed off upon from before Sebastopol. On Tho 2d Tho allies had destroyed the a que duct and Cut off the supplies of water from the City which is now supplied from Reser Tours. It is expected that an assault would to made soon probably on Tho 8th. Tho russians had erected Sand batteries armed with ships guns but the Range of the allies artillery was greater. Tho Allied trenches Wero within sixteen Hundred Yards of the Walls and already held co guns. Tho French and Ken Liali generals Hare officially notified their governments that on september 23, immediately on the reception of Tho news of Tho Battle of Tho Alma men in Biwott sunk five of his Linc of Battle shins our Farmers and workingmen to make half a i and frigates in eight or ten fathoms of water dozen of its rascally projectors Rich when it Hus completely blocking up the Eti Francc to will suddenly collapse. Tho Harbor of Sebastopol and preventing the of an attack by Sua. Tho Washington Globo denies Tho Rumor the names and armament Aro stated As Fol us Unhul Althina of the White House it Wash-1 holy Trinity 120 to Stilaf 84 in ton and fays that people who have occur Sinopoli 40 gun frigate Zago Adib pied it have usually lived to a Good. Old age. These ships with one. Exception had All their this news will be a Relief to those on rigging standing nil their guns and stores of by objection to occupying it is its reported in every description on Board. Parts of their Sal Brity. I hulls a of visible but the masts and rigging Are now Cut away. Fine at Brief dispatch was Thi English Aro much incensed at this sex Recci veil hero from Toledo stating that Mau pediment which has Montri instated to cause thu Meo City was in flames and nearly destroyed. Generals to change their plan of operations. The Telegraph office had been consumed so and to attack thu South instead of the North that All communication by Tho wires was Cut Isido of the City. R j Tho russians hold their remaining ships 7. J to to sunk and the Crews amount Iii canal Mcalpin states that freighting business of Tho new Munaro added to Tho Garrison of Sebastopol. It is Tho russians have likewise sunk ships across thu Straits of yen kale. The Allied fleets thus being comparatively useless at sen. Admiral Dundas has sent suggests. That Tho powerful Iron Steamer is equiv a Lott o a Force of 4000 tons should poem played a steam battering ram to Force Over Tho sunken ships. This expedient will probably be tried. York canals exceeds thu business if All the Canadian and Pennsylvania and the and Ohio Nii roads by forty per cent., and that Tho Western business done Tho now York canals. Hirte time the marines on Thoro to join Tho army. Great the of nil a times flip Oit a tet Ami also that Tho chief part of thu business done by these is local traffic of thu country through which they Tho Cost of Trio transport by these As i stated in the last reports limits Tho extent of their Competition for Hie Trade of the West and hence Tho rivalry for this Trado is be tween Tho water Linos leading to Niew York Imil those leading to new Orleans. When enlargement of the Erie canal is comple Ted twin Cost of transport will be so much reduced that the products of the West can to brought to Tho new York Market from As far As Tho Confluence of Tho Ohio and missis Sippi Rivers cheaper than to new whenever this is done it will add to the Busi Ness of Tho new York canals Ali j Trado of one fourth i4 the states of. Ohio Indiana and Kentucky of our Lulf of the slates of Illinois. Wisconsin and of of Tho Western Mississippi Mallcy Bovo Tho Mouth of Tho i gut. The of the Luuann the 3attle of the Alma. Limp Blo and of intr from thu Road Over it saw Tho Auto it followed by his staff. Under Tho Kussian the action. Tho a British Lino which he had ordered to and Vance a through Lii River and up tint in firm to Rcd hut mowed Dun n Liy Tho murder of. Fro i f by graph round Flint Hull canister let musketry in in Jome 4if the of Tattory. From an immense and compact it Kur Sian infantry then commenced Ono of tin most blood and determined in the deed barely covered the Retreat and our squadrons Wero too weak to try a dash it them. As an exemplification of this several uses to fight infantry skirmishers heavy in Fantry and of hone Ami Field artillery. Bat Lowas Complete. There to this vary of i i Uliar feature about Tho had the very thing to do which to could have Dune and Tho French Lead do work for which they were ours it was to fact steadily thu Firo of thu batteries to Advance with a Rush steady and sure and Resistless As rho swell of Tho Ocean against a Wall of Tiro and solid it issus of in Fantry to struggle on at one time Over whelmed by volleys of grape and musketry at in other disorganized by round shot winning Tho ground from death at every Pace to form tranquilly and readily when till own into momentary disorder and at last to Nail Victory to our colors by Tho never failing i British Bayonet. It is said that seve ral French officers have declared since they viewed Tho ground that they thought their men would Havivi not been Able to carry Tho position As to did. General Munro Bart in a moment of enthusiasm exclaimed to one of our generals at Tho close of Tho Day All i would ask of Fortune now is that i might command a corps of English troops for three Short works i could alien die Happy 1" on Tho other hand Tho French had to Scult Tom sides of Steep with dry seems ses of infantry supported by Clouds of skirmishers they had to clamber up Rocky steeps. Defended by swarms of sharpshooters they had to gain a most difficult position with quickness and delay would have been fatal slowness s of movement would hav lost us the Battle for without the French on Tho Heights on our right i must Luro been driven across Tho Alan As Thoy would have been swept into Tho Valley had tit failed in carrying our batteries. Their energetic movements their rapid flame Liko spread from crag to crag their ceaseless fusillade of Tho deadly Rifle Wero All and Parl sized the enemy completely. To and a Roar of musketry from behind thinned their front ranks by dozens. It was evident that we were Ablo to contend against Tho russians favored As Thoy were by a great position. At this very time in annals of War. Trio 2.1 Lviv upon led by sir d. Evans in Tho int manner. Crossed Tho Stream on the right. The Tih Fusiliers us by Yea. Were swept Down by fifties. The .-.5th, and Icil by brigadier Pennefether Whu in Tho thick est of Tho fight cheering on his men. Again and again were checked indeed but never drow Lack in their in want pro Aresi. Which was marked by a Tierce Roll mini Muskox by and Bri Geilier Adams with the 41st. 47th, and 49th, bravely charged up thu Hill Ami aided them in the Battle. Sir George Brown conspicuous on a or horse Rode in front of his Light division urging them with voice and i Esturo. Fellows they work worthy of such a Gallant chief. Thu 7th, diminished by one half. Fell Back to Reform their columns lost for the time Tho 23d, with officers dead Ami four wounded wern still Rushing to the front aided by Tho 1 5th, 33d, 7th Muf kith. N went sir in a Cloud of dust in front of the Battery. Lie. Was six up. And shouted "23d, i m All right. Euro i la remember this and ird them on but in the Shock produced by the fall of their chief the Gallant regiment Suft cred terribly while for i Muai Itrice the guards i the right of Tho Light division. And the brigade of highlanders were term ing the Heights on the left. Their line almost is regular is though they were in Hyde Park. Suddenly a Tornado of round and grape rushed through from thu Terri he haps could never have nude such a rapid and Vance or have got Over so much ground it Tho same time. The Advance. At 1 our Lino of skirmishers got with in Range of Tho Battery on Tho Hill and immediately thu russians opened fire at Yards with effect Tho shot ploughing thro the open lines of the riflemen and failing in to Tho advancing columns behind. Shortly Ero this time dense volumes of Smoko Rose from the drifted along to the East Ward nuther interfering with the View of the enemy on the left of our position. Tho rus sians had set Tho Village on fire. It a fair exercise of military Well executed place at the right time and succeeded in occasioning a Good dra of annoyance. Our try obis halted Wii on they scared the Vil Lage their left extending beyond it by the verge of Tho Stream our right Behim l the. Intense mass of russian infantry Wero seen Down towards Tho Battery. They halted. It was the crisis of Tho Sharp angular and solid they looked As it Bev were Cut out of the solid Rock. It was beyond All doubt that if our infantry Harrist cd and thinned As they were got into the a it Tery they would Bavo to encounter again i formidable fire which they Wero but ill calculated to Bear. Lord Kaglan saw the difficulties of the situation. To asked if it would to possible to get u couple of guns to Bear on these masses. Tho reply was and an artillery officer whose mime i do not now know brought up two guns to fire on the russian squares the twist shot missed but this next and Tho next and the next Cut Tho ranks so cleanly and so i within Iii cd of thu a Euil a so batteries. It is Tho had taken Irit a com Lur a Tho All thu principal Points in their i Square front and placed Turs and ticks to Lark after h few round Tho columns of the them. In this they were assisted by v t by tie signboards on thu Road. Trio russians open ill a furious fire on the whole of our line but Tho Frem h had not Yot made Progress Enouch to justify us in advancing. Tho round shot whizzed in every direction dashing up Tho dirt and Sand into the faces of thu staff of lord Kaglan who were also shelled severely and attracted much of the enemy s fire. Still lord Kaglan waited patiently for tins development of Tho French attack. At length in Aid do ramp to him and reported that Tho French and crossed Tho Alma but Thoy lad not established themselves sufficient to notify us in an attack. Trio infantry were therefore ordered to lie Down and Tho army for a Short time was quite passive Only that our artillery poured Forth in unceasing Firo of Shell round Flint which de through thu russians and caused them great loss. They did not waver however and replied to our artillery manfully their shot falling among our men As they his and carrying off legs and arms at every round. Lord Kaglan at last became weary of this spirit was looked around and saw men on whom to knew he might stake the Honor and Lato of Itri Tain by his Side and anticipating a Little in a military Point of View Tho crisis of action to pave orders for our whole Lino to and Vanco. Up Rose Tho serried masses and the grand Victory Over the russians. 8tt.vtegical features of the conflict. Tho Battle of Tho Alma was perfect in All respects except one Tho cavalry Arm was in operative. Trio russian cavalry covered it self with disgrace. It never Gate our Hor co Acha Uco of a charge and Tho nature of Tho Prond Ford to our attempting a demonstration against a very Superior Force manoeuvring in a High position. Tho russians in o brow of Tho Hill leaving in Hind them Sixo Feu ii distinct lines of ii ail. Lying As close As possible to each other marking the passage of thu fatal Messe Nirri. This act relieved our Ini Unerv of u do adv in Cubus and they continued their magnificent and fearful Progress up Tho Hill. Tie dust encouraged his Nihil by voice and example and proved himself worthy of his proud com Mand and of Tho Royal race from which hit comes said sir c. Camp Bell Ere they Ennu to charge. I a going to ask a favor of Yon it is that you will act so As to justify me in asking permission of the Queen for you to Wear a Don t pull a trigger till you re within a Yard of the russians 1" they charged and Well took the Battery at a bound. Russians rushed out and left multitudes of dead be Hind them. Tho guards had stormed thai right of Trio Lattery Era Tho highlanders got into Tho left and it is said that the scots Fusilier guards Wero tie first to enter. The second and Light division crowned the Heights. The French turned the guns on the Hill against Tho flying masses which the car airy in vein tried to cover. A few faint Strug Gles from the scattered infantry a few rounds of Cannon and musketry and the enemy lied passing through a fearful Shower of round. Cast leaving three generals Cas shot and Snail Bev dashed into the Al a and Horn through its Waters i Battle of Aima which Wero literally torn into foam by the deadly Hail. At Tho other Sido of the River Wero a number of vineyards and to our sur prise they wire russian Rifle men. A As won. It is nun with a loss of nearly 000 killed and wounded on our fide. Tho russians Retreat was covered by their cavalry but if. To had. Had an adequate Force we. The Roo of Tho staff want Here hot j c 1 Turc a Many guns and Multi led by lord Kaglan in person fliers they advanced cheering on Trio men. And Shabkow escape or . now came the turning or Point of the Battle in not far from the French general Princo which Inird Raglan by his sea cite and Mil Napoleon who made a most Brilliant debt it the Battle of Tho Alma had a narrow expo from death or at grievous injury. During the time that Tho sharpshooters of d Raglan by his sagacity and Mil itary skill probably secured Tho Victory at a smaller sacrifice than would Liao been oth Criso Tho Case. I in dashed Over Tho Bridge

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