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| | ita flftjpr ~~$pf [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
| | ita flftjpr ~~$pf ! «W _ m ' , «-*y-fc ins" -., ¦ . * 4l((agaL>BBs4ww|K*V *-d arrival at New fit- Bis Last Interview with General , -ftayrjficoif ABfmried from Wasb> •**&M Sati_rd* y ^' iridrning for $few . g JDw'k. Learning that the old veter"sn .mtehdedHotSce his leave in the ' morning, President FeTton, of the Philadel phia railroad, sent forward his splendid private carfor the use of himself and suite, and before -dayli g ht it was in readiness for him, at the Baltimore depot. At four o'clock General Scott left his residence in a carriage, accompanied by his staff—Cols. Ctillom, Van Eansselaer, Wri ght, and Townsend—and proceeded to the depot. A drenching rain was falling at the time, -and this fact prevented General .McClellan .and staff , with an •escort of cavalry, from accompanying him on the route. A numerous -assemblage, in view of the hour and Tinprqpitious state of the weather, had gathered at the depot, among whom»were nearly a dozen ladi...
Gen. McOlellan's Sword-"The War cannot last Iione. It May be Desperate." [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
Gen. McOlellan's Sword-"The War cannot last Iione. It May be Desperate." The presentation of a sword to General McClellan b y a Committee of the Philadelphia Council, was the event -of Washington on Saturday ni g ht. The ceremony took p lace at the General's house, where an elegant collation was provided. About fifty gentlemen , including Secretary Welles, was present. The sword is a very beautiful and costly one. The scabbard is of solid silver, heavily coated with gold, and mounted with the arms of the city of Philadel p hia and the State of Pennsylvania, heavil y worked in gold. The hilt is solid silver, but laid in a gold electrotj'pe bath for lti days, and has the appearance of solid gold. It is surmounted with a solid gold eagle, forming the head. The grip of the hilt is adorned with thirty-four pearls, interwoven with thirteen diamonds, the first representing the number of States in the whole Union, the latter the old original thirteen States. Outside the guard are th...
Important Order from General McClellan. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
Important Order from General McClellan. \ . Major Gen. McClellan to-ni ght is- | sued the following order : j GENERAL ORDER—NO. 19. H EADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY , \ W ASHINGTON, NOV. 1 , 1861. j | In accordance with the General j Order No. 94, from the War depart- 1 ment, I hereby assume command of! the armies of the United States. j In the midst of the difficulties which encompass and divide the na- : tion, hesitation and self-distrust may | well accompany the assumption of so ; vast a responsibility; but confiding ; as I do in the loyalty, disci p line and 'i courage of our troops, and believing as I do that Providence will favor ours as the just cause, I cannot doubt that success will crown oar efforts and sacrifices. The array will anite with me in ike feeing of regret that the weight pf. many yean, a**i tbe effect of increasing infirmities, contracted ,and intensified in his country's service, should just now remove from our head th« great soldier of our nation, the hero...
Further Particulars of the Springfield fight. FREMONT'S HEADQUARTER'S, ) j [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
Further Particulars of the Springfield fight. FREMONT'S HEADQUARTER'S, ) j CAMP LYON, SPRINGFIELD, Mo., > October 28, 18G1. ] j General Fremont and staff arrived j here yesterday, and the Benton Ca- j dets, Col. Carr's Cavalry, Major Holman's sharpshooters and Gen. Siegel's command, at different periods during the same day. Our troops were received with deli ght—the stars and stripes being displayed at the windows, houses, &c, and men, women and children waving handkerchiefs from almost every door on the way. Major White , of the Prairie Scouts, whose command started with Major Zagoni for Springfield, had been quite ill, and was captured by the rebels while riding in a buggy, and after ' the fig ht was taken several miles out of town by a guard of twenty rebels, but was rescued by a party of the Greene co. home guards and is now he**. • . TJ»e loss of • Fremont's body guard in their desperate charge of Friday last wfts. 15 killed, 23 wounded and 26 . missir ...
"Still Sticks To It. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
"Still Sticks To It. There is no doubt," says a Washington dispatch to the Cincinnati Commercial, that the order superceding' Fremcmt b y Hunter, has gone West;"as telegraphed.— Dispatches from Washington for General Hunter, which would not have been sent to a subordinate, 1 understand, passed through St. Louis, on Sunday. Fremont may, therefore, have already ceased to command the Western Department.— Adjutant General Thomas' report could not probably have . been published until Fremont's removal was a fact accomplished, or his resignation received. It is known that a resignation of a commander of a Department arrived on Thursday, which was unsigned.
From Missouri. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
From Missouri. SPRINGFIELD, NOV. 4.—Our scouts bring us this morning definite information that Price has left Sarcoxie and has moved via Neosho towards Casevillc. Barry county. Op inions differ as to whether he will march North of that point on Springfield or continue his retreat into Arkansas. A body of rebel cavalry was seen twenty-five miles south of here last night by a reconnoitering party. Gens. Pope and McKinstry should be here to-day. Gen. Hunter is on the Pomme de Terre, ten miles south of the Osage, waiting for rations.
The Fleet Arrived at Bull's Bay—Charleston to be Attacked. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
The Fleet Arrived at Bull's Bay—Charleston to be Attacked. It will be seen b y important despatches direct from Old Point , that the great Naval Expedition has probably landed on the coast of South Carolina, preparatory, we have now no doubt whatever , to an attack on Charleston. This is a very bold and perilous undertaking, and to be at all successful the attack would have apparently to be made almost immediately. Bull's Bay. or the harbor where our fleet are now riding at anchor, and on whose coast our troops are safely landed, is about twentyfive miles North of Charleston harbor, and probably about thirty miles from Charleston overland. It lies between Bull's Island and Raccoon Key, and the bar at its mouth has at low water full two fathoms , or twelve feet. To the east and north stretches a large swam]) with the significant name of Hell Hole. The land south of this swamp, and between our army and Charleston is level with but few natu ral defences for the enemy to conceal...
The Fremont Body Guard. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
The Fremont Body Guard. W as composed, says the St. Loui Republican, of men just fit for ant likel y to engage in such a combat a that which has been announced.— Ori g inally this Body Guard was com posed of three hundred p icked men and better ones never went into * battle. Commanded by a HungaJ rian who has seen much service, one compan}7 of a hundred was composed! almost entirely of Kentuckians, and] the others made up of Missouriansi German naturalized citizens anfl others. They were, as we have said7 p icked men. The horses—blooded bays—were in keeping with the men. But their armament, if we may so speak, was better still. Each man had with him two of Colt's six barrel navy revolvers, one five barrel rifle and a sabre They, could shoot these seventeen times without stopping to load, and then resort to the sabre to finish up their work. Is it surprising that, thus armed , they created a panic among the badl yarmed troops opposed to them , and that a rout ensued ?
Skirmish Near Leavenworth City, Kansas. ! [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
Skirmish Near Leavenworth City, Kansas.! LEAVENWORTH , Nov. 4.—A skir- < mish took place yesterday about six miles of this p lace, between a small! force of militia under Maj. Josephs i and 150 rebels. The rebels were scat- ! tered with a small loss. A battalion I of the Kansas 2d were collected in ; I this city, and held in readiness to ! march to the relief of Josephs , but l ^v ere not required.' This regiment ji s Ttteing reor&toii»<L Portions of [ Linn county, Kansas, have recentl y I been pillaged by marauding parties froni Missouri.
The General Hospital Burned Down. j [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
The General Hospital Burned Down. j v\ ASHINGTON , November 4.—At' one o'clock this morning a fire broke out in the lower story of the general Hospital, on Judiciary Square, ori ginating from a furnace. The com- j bustible parts of the main building and of the ri g ht wing, together with the l-oofs , were destroyed. When the flames were first discovered hurried preparations were made for tha removal of the sick and wounded soldiers, about fifty in number. This was effected in good order and with safety to the patients , who are now comfortabl y cared for in the nei g hboring City Hall and other buildings in the immediate vicinity. Most of the chamber furniture was saved.— The antiquated and insufficient city i fire apparatus prevented the entire destruction of the Hospital. The employment of a steam apparatus h^ ieeeitte a public necessity. Fortonatel y thirty of the patients were tta Thursday removed to Annapolis.
The Expedition Against Jeff. Thompson. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
The Expedition Against Jeff. Thompson. Major Wood of the First Indiana Cavalry, is in Indianopolis from Missouri. He says that Major Gavitt had started home, and that after he had ridden five miles, heard that an attack on Jeff Thompson had been determined upon. Whereupon he immediatel y returned to the regiment arid was shot in an hour afterward. The Major says they followed the rebels about ei ght miles , but could not overtake them. The day following, they buried three hundred and sixteen rebels. Most of them we' re shot in the head or cut with sabres. They also took about twenty wounded prisoners, who are now in the hospitals at Pilot Knob. Col. Baker rode at the head of his regiment in advance of Maj. Gavitt.— The engagement lasted about four hours. There were five Colonels but no Brigadier General on the field, each Colonel fought on his own hook. Had the attack been properly managed, the whole rebel force could have been captured.
The Opposing Forces in Missouri. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
The Opposing Forces in Missouri. A Kolla correspondent of the Philadelphia Bulletin writes as follows on October 2s,th :—A member of my company arrived yesterday direct from the camp i>f General Fremont. He reports that there are now at that point—Bolivar—about thirty-seven thousand men, all well armed and in good condition. Price and Mc-Culloch have concentrated their forces at Carthage, where they will have to make a stand, as their retreat is now cut off; Siege), Totten and Sturgi's being South of Springfield, Lane and Montgomery to the West of it, and General Hunter to the Northeast oftlieni, the aggregate of the Union troops being about 130,000 effective men ; while to oppose this vast force there are but from 35,000 to 50,000, the rebels say 90,000. At all events they are poorly armed, about half starved and miserably clothed. We now have between seventy and eighty prisoners working for the public good on fortifications. They were captured at Linn creek, and bro...
Forty-four Rebels Captured. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
Forty-four Rebels Captured. Captain Foote sends the following official dispatch, dated St. Louis, Oct. 30, to the Secretary of the Navy:— Sir—The Conestoga, Lieut, Com- j manding Phelps, has again been up the Tennessee river as far as Etldysville, sixty two miles distant from Paducah. with three companies of the Illinois regiment, under command of Major Phillips , and conjointly they have had a handsome and successful skirmish, in which the rebels broke and fled in every direction, leaving seven dead on the field. Our casualties consist of two severely wounded and a few sli g htly so—among them a captain of a company. Forty-four prisoners were taken i from the enemy; also, seven negroes and thirty-one horses, eleven mules. | two transportation wagons, a large number of saddles, muskets, rifles. j shotguns, sabres, knives, &e. Lieut j Commanding Phelps, and the officers | and crew of the Conestoga, as well as i Major Phillips and his men. are | deserving of the hi g hes...
Iaportant About the Expedition. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
Iaportant About the Expedition. . We are yet without any further evidence ?hah the assertions of the officers of the Monticello, erroneously written Savannah in an article yesterday, that the naval expedition has gone into Bull Bay, with the ulterior intention of attacking Charleston. Indeed, we believe and hope that . it has not been sent there, since we see' that it was expected in the South to land oh the Carolina coast, and that preparations were being made to receive it, and since we have reason to believe that the expedition is by no means so powerful as it has been represented. A Richmond paper of late date says: 'The Peninsular reinforcements ordered to General Magruder have been countermanded, it being now known that ike naval expedition is designed to operate on the Carolina coast." Again, the Washington Republican of Monday savs:—"We have good reasons for believing that the accounts in the New York papers greatly exaggerated the magnitude of the expedition which l...
Federal Losses at Leesburg:. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
Federal Losses at Leesburg:. Col. llink's report of the Leesburg battle, just published, creates some excitement in Washington. His estimate of our loss, over nine hundred men. is greater than the War Department has acknowledged at any time, but officers who were engaged in the battle, and understood all the facts, assert that Col. llink's estimate is under rather than over the mark. It also appears that the troops under Col. Baker were thrown into a temporary panic b y the death ot their leader and the ambush into which they were led, and retreated preci p itatel y towards the river.— This, says the Post's correspondent, agrees perfectl y with facts long ago in the hands of newspaper men. but which were withheld from publication for fear that the government would complain. So far as the conduct of the government is concerned in the temporary suppression of the facts of the affair, it seems that at the very outset the President and Cabinet and our leading military men were ful...
Southern News about Ball's Bluff—Cols. Lee and Cogswell Safe * . . [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
Southern News about Ball's Bluff—Cols. Lee and Cogswell Safe * . . The Memphis Appeal, of the 26th ult,, contains the following dispatches in reference to the battle and the disposition of the prisoners :—RICHMOND , Oct. 24.—Five hundred and fifty-two prisoners arrived this morning from Lcesburg battle. Among them are Colonel W. R. Lee, of the Twentieth Massachusetts regiment ; Colonel Cogswell, Twelfth " N. Y. regiment; Major Revere, of the Twentieth Massachusetts regiment; Adjutant Pearson, of the Twentieth %_assachusetts regiment; Assistant Surgeon Revere, of the Twentieth Massachusetts regiment; six Captains and eleven Lieutenants from theN. Y., Massachusetts and California regiments. Considerable additional numbers of prisoners will be brought down to-morrow. Some report the number of prisoners at over one thousand. The lowest estimate •is six hundred. No reliable details yet received in regard to the killed and wounded among the Confederates. RICHMOND, Oct. 24—p. M.—-One...
Further of the Fight at Gauley Bridge. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
Further of the Fight at Gauley Bridge. MATSVII-LE, N OV . 4.—A gentleman injthis city, from Gauley Bridge, on ^kiturday evening, reports that Floyd had cut a road around the hill where Rosecrans was encamped, and was shelling the camp. Rosecrans was returning, the fire, and had silenced two batteries. He had sent a f orce up the newly made road to attack Floyd in the rear , and would have him completel y surrounded. No federals had been killed when he left.
Eebel Camp Boated. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
Eebel Camp Boated. JEFFERSON CITY , NOV. 4.—Prentiss has broken up a rebel camp in Boone co. Some loss is reported on both sides, but no particulars have been received. In the absence of other transportation Gen. Fremont is having provisions forwarded from Tipton on pack mules. < .— ^+m . GE.N. SCOTT'S ESTATE SS ^ IESTERKD .—We learn that shortly before his retirement Gen. Scott obtained positive information that his entire estate, all of which is situated in Virginia, has been seized and sequestered for the benefit of the so-called Confederate government.
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 13 November 1861
COPiTSU MPTION i -*•- — | DR. J. H. .SCHENCK, [ Will tic at the l mm«n.aivm, j NO. 110 WOOD STREET, PITTSBURGH, PA., On Monday and Tuesday, October 7th »nd 8th; i November 4th and :">ili, and Dee. 2d and 3d. ' T\R. SUHENCK UES1RF.S A I.I. HIS OLD PA-±J TIENTS TO COME AND SEE HIM WHEN 1 HE VISITS PITTSBURGH. HE MAKES NO ! CHARGE FOR CASES THAT HE HAS BXAM1N i El) OISCE ALREADY. HE ONLY CHARGES IN ! NEW CASES WHEN HE MAKES AN EXAM1NA-> TION WITH THE "KESPIROMETER." FOR ' SUCH AN EXAMINATION HIS CHARGE IS 1N-! VARIABLY THREE HOLLARS. THE MANDRAKE: FILLS, I A CS-TAM 1 j CliRK FOR DISEASEn LIVER, j AND THE MANY DANGEROUS MALADIES WHICH ARK CAUSED BY A MORBID CONDITION ! OF THAT ORGAN. To give the public a clear understanding ef the | "Wile in which SCIIENCK'S MANDRAKE PILLS i produce those wonderful effects which are attested by thousands of reliable witnesses, we present ft brief DESCRIPTION OF THE HUMAN LIVER and it? functions, which wilt make the operation of this po...