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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 20 May 1864

F m : , Ridge and Mill Creek Gap, were repulsed i 4Mk great slaughter at 2P. M.—loss of the cue- f "'.>':-unknown. Among the prisoners brought I u.vraara several officers recoguised as belong- j ing to Straight's raid. SECOSO DISPATCH. « The enemy are cautiously approaching our | position on both wings and centre, reported «0- ( ' ;fK>O Strong, in three columns, under Thomas, . Hooker and Howard. Our troops in excellent "condition and spirits. Bichmond, May 17. The only event of interest since this forenoon, i* the reported landing of a free of the cue- " hiy'sinfantry below Chaffins BlttSP, 10 miles east of Richmond. All quiet in Chesterfield to-day. Mobile, May 13. .. . New Orleans, May 9th, gold is selling two for .. .ony, and rising. All kuowledge of Banks ig- . nored. Steele (evidently intended for Price) reported ** Little Rock. }farmaduke between Little Bee* aad Pine Bluff, shelling the latter place. , -~ Pictsesbuko, May 17. The enemy has gone front to ...

Publication Title: Abingdon Virginian, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 20 May 1864

AINOtJNCEMEWS. Candidate* for Washington Coanty. \ A CARD. In obedience to the urgent request of many j - e'tizent of this couuti, I hereby announce myself, a candidate for the office of Commissioner! ' n'fthe Revenue for the West end of Washington ' county, at the approaching election. " 1 have neither the time nor the inclination to electioneer for the position, but if my folleWcitizens will honor me with the position, they may rest assured that its duties shall be faithfully discharged. T»i the voters I would say, that I rely entirely on my merit, and unlike • time othef candidates, I, during the pendancy r of the election, will stay in the field Where duty 1 calls, while they remain at home selling whis- j 'ky at enormous high rates, speculating on the • wants of rhe Soldier aud the soldier's wives. I' have served my country in the army for two ' and a half years, and as to my merit, I appeal 'to the commanders of my Regiment to which I ' have belonged, submitting my case to you...

Publication Title: Abingdon Virginian, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 27 May 1864

VOLUME 25. __" ABINODO3ST, MAY 27, 1864. ' , i '•• Ht.&% Gntil further notice, no subscription will pc taken for a longer term than six months, for which $5 will be charged. For a shorter period, $1 j>«r month. Advertisements will be charged $3 for tifp insertion of one square ef 10 lines, and $1.60 for ieaah continuance. To those who advertise by the year, a liberal iweoutit from the regular rates will be made. Ail dues to the office may be remitted by mail, n good and available Bank notes, at the risk of 'the Editors, the person remitting taking the Postmaster's receipt that the money was deposited' an the mail. Obituaries ef more than 10 lines will be charged at advertising rates, also tributes of respect, nnd $10 for announcing candidates. •'. 7 nasi ■" ..' .■ 'i' . »i" i.n> ~, i, ' i-' Tor the Virginian. LO?E vs. PATRIOTISM. ■<-■■■ > A TALE oFtHE WAR. nv o. x. {Concluder'.] CHAPTER VI. | v t)aptarn Warren was removed to a ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 27 May 1864

- gY~COALE &, BARB. Friday, MayS^lHO'i. Prospects In lite Bast. We never have been among those who had gloomy forebodings' of the'final result between the two great armies in Eastern' 1 Virginia.— From the day that Grant was appointed to take charge of the Federal forces to the present,, we have felt just as sure that Lee weald take the starch cul of him, i>s we .will when the glorious news flashes along the wires that his army has been defeated and ks broken fragments driven back to Yankeedorh in disr grace. Tliis confidence has been inspired, not from the prepesterous idea that we can whip them against overwhelming -odds, but from the fact that we have right and justice on our Bide, and' that our people are beginning to humble themselves and Nook to the God of Battles as the Great Leader in this defensive struggle. , ;'.-;■-. Many persons with wliom we have conversed have dreaded the result from tbe vast proportions of Grant's army, estimated'by some as high...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 27 May 1864

fo.are of the battery over five splendid --preVi*. They are glorious hoys, and should he •i u>t pride of (fir Virginian. } ' ' % :^TG. Reports of the Press Association. Entered according to act. of Congress in the year 1868, by J. S. Thkasukr, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of .the Confederate States for the Northern District of Georgia. Lyscpbubg, May 18. Lee whipped Grant again yesterday, near Fredericksburg. Reported to have been the biggest fight yet. We took a large number of prisoners. The troops and citizens jubilant. _ , , Despatches from Mobile say Banks has sur rendered to Dick Taylor. Gold in New York two for-one. . . Lincoln has called for 200,000 men, to be put in service immediately. } Northern papers of the 13th say Grant s losses are 35,000 men and 37 Genetttl.officcrs. The New York Herald advises Grant to Withdraw before Lee annihilates his army. The Confederate gunboat Raleigh steamed down Cap* Four River and drove otf the blockading Port of...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 27 May 1864

From the Petersburg Express. t . Glorious Irons tbe Trans-Missis-sippi. Mr. Wagner, bearer of dispatches from Geo. Kirby Smith, reached Mobile on the 3rd iiist. - He states the results of the battles of the Bth and 9th on Red Riveras follows: A c(«nplete defeat of the enemy, with a loss estimated by Gen. Taylor, at eight thousand in killed, wounded and missing, but their own admiiions put their loss at fifteen thousand. We captured twenty-one pieces of artillery, ten thousand stand of small arms, twelve hundred mules, four hundred wagons, and a large quantity, of stores. Our loss is officially estimated at twenty two hundred killed and wounded. Generals Mouton and Greene were killed. Three Yankee Generals are reported killed. The enemy's forces was thirty-two thousand. Ours from eighteen to twenty thousand. Gen. Kirby Smith directed operations. Gen. Taylor commanded the centre, and Gen. Walker and Mouton the wings. On Sunday, the 17th, the enemy attempted to cross the Red River, and...

Publication Title: Abingdon Virginian, The
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 27 May 1864

- in '..*■ *.JKrtp Friday, *Jiu»e 3, 1804. ' rive Oolliir Rotes. We are nmler tite necessity, in self-defence, of subjecting the old issue of Five Dollar Confodenite Treasury Notes to the deduction fixed upon themrfcy the. Banks, of one third. We have recently, oe paying our paper bills, been subjected to a discount of several hundred dollars, and we eenpot submit to such operations any longer. The aniQiint that each subscriber will Lave to lose is small, to us the aggregate is more than we can beiut May the oth, 1»64. Election Returns. WASHINGTON COUNTY. .Fur Cir. Ct. Clerk —Branch, without oppo. " Co. " " Kreger, " •« * Sheriff— Hamilton 677, Heiskell 664. " Com. Att'y— Campbell 878, Ernest $47. " Surveyor —McQuown 696, Vanhuss 150. " Com. Revenue —Miller 77,8, Campbell t>6s, Puff 823, Staaceld -286; Rambo «2, «hawatt. 160, Fields 32, Page 29.— Miller and Campbell elected. -" MAGISTRATES, lit District— N. I. McGinnis, James A. Bailey, James Fields, John L. Bradley. 2d D...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 27 May 1864

Gold Still Higher, Richmond, May 28. The Herald of-Jhc 25th has beeu received tore. It quotes gold at 180. .... . »♦» > Cavalry Fight in Hanover. Richmond, May 20. The enemy crossed the Pamunky river yesterday at Ilanover town and Old Church. — Hancock's, Dwight's and Burnside's corps liave certainly crossed. Warren's is not- aojounted for. Our army up to this morning aud formed no line of 'buttle, but were awaiting the enemy's movements. There was a considerable cavalry fight nt Hall's Shop yesterday, between Leo and Hampton's cavalry and a large force of Yankee cavalry. Our cavalry at tirst forced the enemy back, but it is now supposed the enemy have gone back in order to draw us on.— Late in the evening our cavalry drew off, having lost, it is said, some thirty killed aud 75 to 100 wounded ; some of them fell into ;he enemy's hands. There has been no engagement to-day, and it is supposed the enemy do not intend an immediate attack, but will rely upon intrenching. ° .» ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 3 June 1864

.Hridajr, Jlli*© 10,1**34. Five Dollar Notes. We are under the necessity, in self-defence, of subjecting the old issue of Five Dollar Confederate Tw&nry Notes to the deduction fixed the Bunks, of one third- W* *»« rectntly, on paying our paper bills, ¥£,_"; iectod to * discou** of several hundred dollars, and we eonnot submit to such operations any looger. The amount that e*eh subscriber wm have ta'loee is small, to us the aggregate is more than we can bear. ' - PI ° th ' 18C |- , , , ,pf Gallant Officer Fallen, y t,h more than ordinary pain wo ane death of Brig. Geo: Wm. E. Jones, mty, who fell in the engagement near Staunton on Sunday last. He. was a graduate ef West Poiht, and for several years a Lieutenant hi the U. S. Army. Just before the breaking out of the war he was elected Captain of the volunteer company knuwn.ua the Washington Mounted Rifles, and led them to the field among the first that rallied under the Stars and Bars. From that day to the day of hie death...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 3 June 1864

■ _ »■■■■ ■■' I Prose Aeaooiation. 1 ct of Congress iv the year sher, in the GlerVs office of the Confederate Stater strict of ■* " - \ Lee's Army. •one's Faun, June Ist. sent to-day, but some ileox's front, resulting in ty. Breckinridge has alne extent, capturing 100 ankee corps, who are on . Also heavy firing at on* t, but believed not to be ashing. Also heavy firBottom's bridge. Yeeralry fought Yankee hint and were pressed back infantry* *j. Floi.rnoy of the 6th Was alee a cavalry fight Monday evening, hut it le. Prisoners captured, i!tions. Quite possible a .y occur to morrow. The i etudes anything like ac- j i whole front. n New*. ! Riciimonu, June 1. j the 28th received, idnd in Fredericksburg moved, preparatory to I lropped dead at Monxl all the block houses Mill to the Rapidaa. i om either army, in ormoN. j 1, of a recent date, in in Virginia, says: eating back Grant, or c has done heretofore, lents become worthless military power. The decided, and between !o far, Lee has ke...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 10 June 1864

.Hridajr, Jlli*© 10,1**34. Five Dollar Notes. We are under the necessity, in self-defence, of subjecting the old issue of Five Dollar Confederate Tw&nry Notes to the deduction fixed the Bunks, of one third- W* *»« rectntly, on paying our paper bills, ¥£,_"; iectod to * discou** of several hundred dollars, and we eonnot submit to such operations any looger. The amount that e*eh subscriber wm have ta'loee is small, to us the aggregate is more than we can bear. ' - PI ° th ' 18C |- , , , ,pf Gallant Officer Fallen, y t,h more than ordinary pain wo ane death of Brig. Geo: Wm. E. Jones, mty, who fell in the engagement near Staunton on Sunday last. He. was a graduate ef West Poiht, and for several years a Lieutenant hi the U. S. Army. Just before the breaking out of the war he was elected Captain of the volunteer company knuwn.ua the Washington Mounted Rifles, and led them to the field among the first that rallied under the Stars and Bars. From that day to the day of hie death...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 10 June 1864

■ _ »■■■■ ■■' I Prose Aeaooiation. 1 ct of Congress iv the year sher, in the GlerVs office of the Confederate Stater strict of ■* " - \ Lee's Army. •one's Faun, June Ist. sent to-day, but some ileox's front, resulting in ty. Breckinridge has alne extent, capturing 100 ankee corps, who are on . Also heavy firing at on* t, but believed not to be ashing. Also heavy firBottom's bridge. Yeeralry fought Yankee hint and were pressed back infantry* *j. Floi.rnoy of the 6th Was alee a cavalry fight Monday evening, hut it le. Prisoners captured, i!tions. Quite possible a .y occur to morrow. The i etudes anything like ac- j i whole front. n New*. ! Riciimonu, June 1. j the 28th received, idnd in Fredericksburg moved, preparatory to I lropped dead at Monxl all the block houses Mill to the Rapidaa. i om either army, in ormoN. j 1, of a recent date, in in Virginia, says: eating back Grant, or c has done heretofore, lents become worthless military power. The decided, and between !o far, Lee has ke...

Publication Title: Abingdon Virginian, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 22 July 1864

ABINGDON VIRGINIAN. BY COALEA BARK." —1 ■ ai 1 " •*-,-.; — '".■■ . '=: - Friday, _3i_ly «S, 1864. --:An Apology. - Fok the last weeks our supply of paper has been co short aa t_ lay us under the necessity of issuing a half sheet only. Having received a small supply of paper, which has.been proenrod at very heavy cost to us of money and time', wo shall, unless not now anticipated occurs, next week issue a size of the-paper of this week.* It has been m a sOuroe-of deep l-egret to- us, that we were compelled to ia_u«-» E&lf sheet, but hating been *ut off from our paper supply, wo had to do - that or suspoad. The papsr wa" have purchased is rather smaller than that heretof.re used, but _ua*_pge_ , -fpr a larger-lac, and we hope "in-'ahite-- * * fe^*»w^ . '.;-»» —— *-. r-CamQ-_nce__.«s-_ at Marth Wasla- ■ ltttftoat. The Com_i-o__*-__ut iEtaieiaes of Martha Washington College, aaraa off aa last Thuraday evening, and were attendad by a large audianee, who seemed to be highly pl...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 22 July 1864

l i ii.i___K_v_R.____p___:iCReports of the Press Association. - "T" ' ' ; —~~. —, Entered according to act of Corigressin the year * 1863, by J. S. Thrasher, in the dirk's office of the District Court of the Confederate Statesfor the Northern District of Georgia. . jg@=" The telegrams have been re-* - ceived since our last issue : Lynchburg, July 16. Messrs. CoaU Sf Barr: The Washington Chronicle of the I3th says.,, the Rebel host now .bunding at the gate of the National Capital, They have accepted the. issue as a last resort, and co»ri_ tV .th the determination to succeed iv the undertaking, and will not turn back without a thorough and lasting defeat. Skirmishing all day Tuesday in front of Washington, and the rebels being reinforced by the arrival of troops. The same day commonieatioh between Baltimore aad Washington effectually destroyed.- *Two bridges burnt, and the road destroyed in five places. Along* the whole line the rebels present \ much bolder front than yesterday. The c...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 9 December 1864

■g 1 .__"■ L ..1.-■■■llL..L .'.'—.- . -'U."J._±... l _.-iLIL"-_Ui.._- l :II-.J,.'.. "JJ'E'fl. ,_.- __— -. _lL 1 J.,-^. l -,M. l .'. l _Btf.--i 11,' ■—-■.-. r iU .. ._H.I| I_■ IH ' ■ Hl' ABINGDON VIRGINIAN. .■.*-O_.TJME 25. ABINGDON,- , E-D-_Y. bECEMBER9, 1864. ' No. 3_>. fgf)**444Jr>_ " Until further notice, no subscription will be taken for a longer term than six months, fer which $B_wi-l be charged. For a shorter period, $1.50 per month. ' '. ■ - Advertiseui-juts will be-charged $3 for the insertion of one squ-re of 10 lines, and $2.Q0 foi each c-uti_ua_f_e. ~ . ... , To these who advertise % the year, a liberal discount from the regular rates will be made. All dues to the office may be remitted by mail, -U go*d and available Bunk,notes, at the risk of Che Editors, th_ person remitting taking the Postmaster's receipt that the money was deposited in the mail. \ ' oto.u_.j--s of more than 10 Inks will be cbarg- ' ed at advertising rates, also tributes of respec...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 9 December 1864

Pittgbon firgimim, _j byljoa lle~&Tb Alfrß. "HFri-lay, Dec. ©, 18d4. gg__ Subscribers at Bristol Goodson will find their accounts iv the hands of Mr. John Keys, P. M., who has kindly promised to receive what may be due us at his office. At Saltville, our accounts will be found with Mr. W- Musselwhite at the upper v-rorks, and Mr. Butler at the Post office. They will receipt for moneys dus us at.that office. $£&* Post Masters will please notify us of all papers not taken out of their offices. j®* Subscribers who do-not wish to continue their subscriptions, will do us the favor to write us. East Tennessee. From this quarter iwe have had rumors as plenty as Blackberries this week, but they have all, so far as an advance'of Borbridge with his 4000 men is. ooncerned, vanished '•into thin air," and we'should nofr.be at all surprised to learn, before half-a-moon passes, that the entire Yank.c force had evacuated East Tennessee. Ip this we may. be mista ken, but "the...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 9 December 1864

_!_efc^3GrßAPiilO. ■ HfcjJH of the Press Association. W Enteral fording to act of Congress in the year lfm, by J. S. Thrasher, in the Clerk's office * of-he District Court of the Confederate States f»r the Northern District of»Georgia. -Prom Petersburg. DEATH OF GENERAL GRACIE. Petersburg, Dec. 2—Yesterday about noon the enemy having made a long detour on our right with infantry, artillery and cavalry, attacked and captured the garrison at Stony Creek, the present northern terminus of the Petersburg and and weldon Rail Road, 2d miles below here, consisting of about 200 men. They buried tbe depot containing some Government and private stores and also tbe Rail R'-ad bridge at that point* Our forces were quickly in pursuit but the enemy soon retired after slight skirmishing with our forces, in which we captured some prisoners and inflicted upon them some loss in killed and wounded. Gen. Gracie of Ala, was killed to-day by a ■hell whilst inspecting his lines, the'sameshell killed a capt...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Abingdon Virginian — 9 December 1864

What Sherman says of our Soldiers. The "Countryma.-" of the 15th publishes a letter fro-i Rev. Geo. G. N. McDonell, reporting the substance of a conversation he had with a very "intelligent lady, a friend of 'his who had beeu exiled from Atlanta under Sherman's edict. This lady bad an interview with Gen. Sherman before she left Atlante, in which he paid a just and well merited tribute to the valor of oiir arm*. -We copy from Mr. MeDooell's letter:. "He (Sherman) remarked that it would be no disgrace to us if we were finally subjugat we certainly would be—as we bad fought against four or five times our number with a degree of valor which had excited the admiratiou of the \ world; and that the U. S. Government would gain no honor nor credit if they succeeded m : their purpose as they .had thus far failed, with five men in the field to our one. He regarded the Southern soldiers as the bravest in the world, and admitted that in a fair . field fight we could whip them two to our one; but...

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