Galveston Civilian Extra Newspaper Archives Jan 30 1862, Page 1

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Galveston Civilian-Extra (Newspaper) - January 30, 1862, Galveston, Texas Of uni s Price five cats. Thib Gay jaw. 3q 186�. Sea fight off Mobile Bay federals Are Defeated t y men. . Murray and boards town to no a a in Possession of federals fort Henry reinforced Mutiny m pm Lla Dellila Wavy Kard Federal Treasury broke a Cairo expedition is an acknowledged failure a my a  five of Burn tide it Fleet lost. Gen. Jackson with 17.-000 men at Romney federals retreating. Federal account of the Buttle near Somerset later Southern acc its. A a a a a a our forces 6000 Strong March on the enemy their mistake enemy s numbers. Enemy driven to their Florks hut outflank us. Gen. Zollicoffer Allied Early in the action 9t Gen Crittenden wounded. Oen. Carroll takes command i i. -. A Battle least 13 hours our troops fall Hacks the Mississippi regiment Stia fighting. Our loss about 300 enemy s loss at least 600 Only part of Grittenden s forces engaged. A a a Gen. Bnell evacuates Munif ords Vine los route unkown Fleet still below fort Henry. Oen. Crittenden has ral lied our forces. He will make a stand  Mem a. Effort to surround Columbus. Later from the North 300 000�000 of Treasury rotes min i. A Savannah Jan. 22.-the Republican of this morning says in be Confederate court on monday last Chat. D. S. Martain charged with absconding with the yacht wanderer was found guilty. The news learns from a gentleman from Florida that Cedar keys was captured by the federalists on thursday last. The mews says heavy firing was heard in the direction of Cedar keys the same Day which renders the statement probable a mail Jan. 22.-the Schooner Wilder from Havana loaded with cigars and sundries was captured on the. 29th inst. Thirteen Miles below fort Morgan the following is the official Dis path relative to the capture Tare foot Mono am. Jan. 21.-capt. Cottrell with Bis command had a Sharp and creditable con ill test yesterday at the month of the Lagoon the Schooner Wilder. No loss of life Side. The enemy lost a ship s a Riff and a n Ber of their men but succeed in taking pc session of the vessel and cargo. Charleston Jan. 22.-the blockading Fet j off Charleston Harbor on yesterday numbed 13 vessels. " Nashville Jan. 22.-the f it Henry respondent of the Union and american says it j the Confederate Steamer Dunbar went Downie Tenee Asee River on the 17th inst., within 23 a of Paducah and reports that she saw no i boats. Scouts from fort Henry report the fed Force at Murray ky.,Tobe from one to thousand infantry two thousand cavalry thirteen pieces of artillery. Washington Jan. 20.-the Conedera have evacuated Manassas Aud fallen Back protect themselves against an apprehended tack on the Seaboard line. Lime has told Clelland that if Missouri Arkansas and t India country resist he will slay All t Whites and give All the lands to the Loyal blackly a Lincoln heard the conversation. The operatives in the Philadelphia Nav Yard have become mutinous because theil hours of labor have been increased and tbei1 pay diminished. A concerted strike is expected. Forney says that there Are Public men i Washington who favor a peaceful and Promp separation from the Confederate states with a co operation party in the free states. The prussian minister has been officially in formed that the seizure of Mason and Slidell was unjustifiable. St. Louis Jan. 17.-the federals expected an Early attack from Jeff. Thompson at Pilot Knobb. The federals have been recently Defeated by Jeff near Ironton Forks. The Post says funds Are Dull in consequence of the suspense about the Burnside expedition no tidings North of Burnside. Active movements Are progressing in Washington. Numbers of Field batteries be been sent off. The following passengers arrived at Norfolk with the Flag of truce Viz mrs. Julia a. Dood and three children of Savannah and John l. Hart of Putsy Vanir one of the dragoons on parole. A dispatch from or. Chaille of new Orleans of Crittenden s staff says the Confederate army is now in full treat on Paris tenn., Jan. 22.-it is reported Here that on saturday afternoon ten Federal beg ments of infantry with 1800 cavalry and 30j pieces of artillery went to the town of Murray took Possession of the courthouse de stayed the papers and records of the court and released six negroes from jail. At the same time 6000 federals landed in my their gunboats at Highland. It is understood that a Federal Force of 3, 000 men will rendezvous at Murray. \ on tuesday the federals took Possession Byj Boydsville which place is eighteen Miles North West of Paris. Our scouts have been within w few Miles of their Advance and report the few reals stealing mules Stock provisions team a negroes Money and jewelry from the inhabit ants of that Section. It is reported that the federals went towards fort Henry on monday night to make an attack on the fort. Firing was heard in that direction Here to Day. The Bridges Between Murray and fort Henry have been destroyed and the federals have shut up the River navigation. The heavy Rains and bad roads prevent the federals Progress great excitement exists Here. Many families and slaveholders Are leaving. It is reported fort Henry has been reinforced and will hold out. Big events Are expected in a few Days. Richmond Jan. 23.-the Hon. B. M. T. Hunter was elected Confederate senator on the first ballot to Day by a very Large majority. The Hon. We. Ballard Preston was elected Confederate senator on the second ballot. Memphis Jan. 23.-there was a fire on the South Side of court Square this evening which destroyed three houses loss $10,0000. Passengers by the cars last night report that ten thousand \ Yankees Are four Miles South of the Tennessee River and sixteen Miles North of Paris with their heavy artillery stuck in the mud and can t move. A Large Confederate Force is collecting therefrom Bowling Green and Columbus. Richmond Jan. 24.-the Norfolk news came again last night at Midnight. The new York Herald of the 22d says a War tax will be levied on Salt. The Federal Treasury is unable to pay Ordinary drafts. The Herald says it Hsihe fault of the infernal Congress. The expedition from Cairo is a failure. The boats and troops returned without making an attack. It is reported in Baltimore that five vessels of the Burnside expedition grounded in Polico sound and were Burnt to prevent the confederates capturing them. Frederick Jan. 20.-Gen. Jackson is at Romney with 17,000 men and Landtr has retired on the Cumberland River. The Baltimore South says a Large Steamer with troops wag beached on the South Carolina coast and burned the Crew and troops were saved. Three Coal vessels have also been beached and burned. Fortress Monroe Jan. 21.-four thousand troops Are expected Here from Perryville. A Bill has been introduced in the Lincoln Congress to reduce to territorial condition nine Southern states excepting Texas Virginia Kentucky and Missouri. The Herald Zajf Rabat the Battle of fishing i Creek is Oen. Zollicoffer s body was not recovered. Our forces numbered 6000. We Are still falling Back. Nashville Jan. 24.-the most reliable information received Here is to the effect that but two regiments colonel Battle s Tennessee and col. Latham s Mississippi were engaged in the ngut near Mill Spring. The estimates of the killed wounded and prisoners vary from three to five Hundred. Genl. Crittenden Wal nearly All his Force is now at onticello. Stores and equipments Are being it him. The confederates spiked their Cannon and Drew them in the River. The enemy got but of Cannon but they also got about 2000 horses Aid mules and 300 wagons. All our stores wire burned to prevent them falling into the his of the enemy. Stragglers returning the conflict Spaak very freely of the cause of he disaster. Intense excitement and dig Najan exists Here in consequence. Lie reports from Bowling Green confirm the Ting away of the Pontoon Bridge Aud the newly constructed portion of the Green River bridle by the late freshet. Bell is reported to have evacuated mum Jford Rille and goes no one knows whither. Wilmington Jan. 24.-a heavy rain from e. Nte., prevailed All last night and to Day by Tob o clock this evening. Noting new from the coast except an apparent week Drifting shoreward this morning 15 bile som new Inlet. Specia to the Delta Nash Villa Jan. 23.-our forces under maj. Gen. Kitten Den have been Defeated near Somerset Kentucky with heavy loss. Gen. Zollicoffer was killed in the Battle. Somerset the place where the engagement took place is the county seat of Pulaski county Kentucky. Thence to motherland Gap is about 70 Miles in a South Easterly direction. Prestonsburg where Gen. Marshall was so hardly pressed a few Days ago by a greatly Superior Force about 130 or 140 Miles North East of Somerset. The object of the enemy no doubt is to penetrate into East Tennessee Arm the unionists get Possession of the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad and but off communication Between Memphis and Richmond. We shall await the details of the Battle of Somerset with the deepest anxiety As if then. Crittenden s defeat was so disastrous As the dispatch leads us to infer it May be found difficult to hold the Cun Herl and Gap itself. Goldsboro n. A Jan. 23, 6 p. have been for several Days in the expectation of hearing of the appearance of the Burnside expedition on our coast but up to this hour although we Are in communication with All of the important Points on the coast we have no intelligence of the Fleet being in sight anywhere. If it at the Tims indicated from fortress Monroe it must either have put Back gone farther South or met with some disaster at sea. Knoxville Jan. 24, 1862-8m.-Gen. Crittenden has rallied Bis forces and again brought them into order. He will make a stand at or near Monticello about thirty Miles South of Somerset and. Give the enemy Battle if they follow him. Fugitives from the Battle exaggerated our losses which do not exceed three Hundred killed and wounded. Gen. Zollicoffer s death created a panic among the i Tennessee ans who fell into disorder. The mississippians saved the army. The fight lasted thirteen Bours Vita changing fortunes. Eleven of our guns were spiked or thrown into the River. Our people lost All their tents horses and ammunition. A a a their killed awl wounded Are twice As Many As ours. Norfolk Jan. 23.-the Flag of truce brings n w York papers of yesterday. The committee on ways and Means in the Federal House of representatives have reported a Bill authorizing the Issue of three Hundred million dollars of Treasury notes. The new York Herald demands three Hundred and ninety millions for the support of the Northern army. Special to the True Delta. Memphis Jan. 22.-the enemy seems to be making a gradual land Advance upon Columbus at the same time endeavouring to Cut off All communication Between that Point Aid Bowling Green. The latest authentic intelligence just received places Twenty seven thousand federals within Only twelve Miles of Columbus which they evidently desire to surround " from the movements and of the enemy during the past three Days item Peers to be almost certain that this is the plan Tivey Hare marked out for accomplishment
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