Tuesday, October 22, 2013

From Washington


The Senate to-day confirmed Erastus B. Taylor, of Ohio, as Brigadier General.

The President nominated Stephen G. Burbridge, of Ky. for a similar position.

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

Information from McClellan’s army at Cumberland is to 9 o’clock yesterday. – There has been considerable skirmishing with rebels in front.  No other news.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Friday Morning, May 16, 1862, p. 2

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