Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Washington News

WASHINGTON, May 14. – The Senate to-day confirmed Erastus B. Tyler of Ohio, as a Brigadier General.

The President has nominated Stephen G. Burdige [sic] of Kentucky, for a similar position.

Official advices of yesterday say the position of Gen. Halleck’s army is unchanged.

Information from Gen. McClellan’s army at Cumberland, is up to yesterday.  There has been no inconsiderable skirmishing with the enemy in front.  No other news.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, May 17, 1862, p. 3

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