Thursday, May 2, 2013

More Rebels Captured

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26. – The War Department received dispatches to-night from Gen. Halleck, saying that an expedition sent out from Cape Girardeau to Benton and Bloomfield was very successful, capturing 68 privates, a quantity of arms, &c.  Most of the rebel officers were captured in ball rooms.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, February 1, 1862, p. 4

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