Saturday, May 8, 2010

Various Items of Interest


Specials to the Commercial and Gazette say that Gen. Nelson’s division left New Haven on Thursday, and advanced to Green River above Munfordsville. Gen. Thomas’ advance is at Monticello, and cannot proceed further on account of the roads. The country is deserted.

The expulsion of Bright gave great joy at Indianapolis. The 48th and 52d Indiana have gone to Cairo.

Assistant Secretary of War Scott was at Indianapolis Thursday, on an official visit, and left for Kentucky yesterday.

Gen. Wallace’s division has left Smithland for Ft. Donelson on the Cumberland.

On receipt of the news of the capture of Ft. Henry, the Ohio Senate adjourned.

The rumor that Gen. McClellan had been superceded [sic] in the chief command caused much excitement at Columbus.

Resolutions calling on the Government for active and earnest warfare, will be offered in the House.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Monday Morning, February 10, 1862, p. 1

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