Galveston Daily News

February 21, 1865

Issue date: Tuesday, February 21, 1865
Pages available: 3
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Pages 1 - 3 of the Galveston Daily News February 21, 1865.

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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - February 21, 1865, Galveston, Texas VOL. I] >HOUSTON, TUESDAY, FEJ3i. 21 -.-1865: VIA tiALTESTOS t- ri G-3 jddress resulting fa of "will soon be the f opened. Ac. We collate such items ches appear important. tisburg Express, wf tbt' 34 delivered e most "olofi'-trnt and pa- to the annv the ilavji" peace through tbe li Srst'tiaio within -a year, we aro now 'anxiously watching the 'movements of tbo! rebel artujvnnr] are uttachinj much more imporbincu.lo tbu de- signs of General 'Leu than of.Jjienernl Grunt. For. the first time siiWe'the coonmMicp- mect of H-nr, General Lee aow liw llie'full di- rectiou of tlie'unure Confederate campaign. -With the unbounded confidence 'iftt to him as n military- leader -in his known superiority as ti sold which advance and :flrst feeding from the ground themselves. 'If wo except thu umrch through Georgia; tue'wnr on tbe side has been fought wholly: on the edges of ihe cbiifed- Whence come topiinme u large army, or to enrry on n. guerrilla warfare in 'the inte- rior of .Uio South, we ahull and tho '-Smith, iis DeQuincey says of Bussia, liaa Uie power to entice whole armies into vast circles of starv- ation.. It is evident this complexion tho war will: come ttt last.. "The coining, campaign will be altogether the most difficult, the most har- mid np.cities to.tnke, on: ae umi.v uuiu- TV "VHS 'wfcnld TSe remained nearly in slnl'i quo till opening sprin-; to soldicrs': familicii. Item 7th has never a dollttir to the support of the war. 8th tuts never been, a Yankee, either alive since the war commenced; and it may be safely predict- ed ncvsr wiH'with' his own consul. Theye ite'rus as negro conkl stiiywitli him to frighten them oH', but these, petitions arc no sooner graute'il bya'isyinpu- thixing -board than one off to the Kip'Grande with loads of cotton nnd returns n nieroliint.; otlicr is a merchant on both sides the river, and solicits conaijrniuunts of cotton another can scent a.wagon load of cotton coming into town as readi- ly as thpninu that never felt a paia in all his life, and still another has ventured to cross the great river to attend to the cotton business for wealthy friends: perhiip's they Jiave micceeded convin- cing him that over there the dead riiie not, and that he need have no apprehension of encountering frightful emanations from tho grave-yard, ;prowl- about in midnight darkness to alarn: the .wills of timid met tlie -bore mention of cot- ton appears to effect these men, and speculators generally. In u manner very that which tlitt sight.of water said to have upon a certain quadruped when suffering the dreadful malady of hydrophobia. One.tiling more, Mr, Editor, ,and I have done with this chapter. In every writien constitution, which I fcave had the good fortune to set, .the writ corpus ii guaranteed, but with .the betwoen FortMagrnder; and" the.Point. Tho surf 'pi-aniline I- understand, Mr. 'Traveler', ,down the river; one of try antl a bohl un- )nt a year ago, the a Jine. lot of 'Ar- to them, "33 'was patriot irred up those artful dodgers" in this nother chapter of obserrationH. Now, .i ''OpjyjjS gusta road, movieg rapidly from', own poinL Swamp is aboat fime-.WllJJSlf.JJflniU of Pocotaligo. and abomt 'the Isanffr eternal which W118- presented, te the frighteneu-yisione otx.r.' )ie unfortunate Divea and which separated from Lazarus. Sometimes, Mr. Editor; 1'fcel strongly, tempted to raise-my voice in agonizing prayer to a'jairt and to send a bolt, of stores of insulted with: wvatb, to blnst the man who owes pfcrsonal ease and safety to his country's.rniri.'. f rjm yon cruuit all you snicl'-ibont and his swearing men ontofthe'se'r- 'S'-assist him, liiust he'-'truo, -for thougli ex- "jly covered .all over with jiroposotl to be, lie too, iras carefiil thereupon c irnpriflKsidinJVfitjii that all was bnt -thoug2i true, it is done though do extremity dri even .._ another, oiplomacy wb-j.___., ___ trameut by war for months, or in'deedt cotoe. Tae new complications anu. 1 believe sir, that justice i though ivcn to the use "of __..... means to enable them hard biow.s for the -cause of the South, limn is -this editor of. oiyn exemption, has 'Vse'itinnst be.triie.'thntthree others, making was laws, to.the t wiper; wliich is ti single iof- ft .little less see" Mr; Traveler here is four instead of three, shirksr of his known duty, you enoonntcr tiie demagogue, in war, as in politics, crawling along in his.accnsbomed ruin- ous-path, with serpent1 eyes fastened on self-ag- grandizement.. A-visit to the different railroads, a short time since, avid no frieDil of his country could fail of being heart-sick at .the scenes presented. Atale-boclicu young., men came trooping ont .01 Houston almost by the regiment, and had not knowu that "Yellowback" had made his appear- ance, a remarkable conclnsion wemld have b.2en that, either Lincoln -or -the Otovil was after them'. Bet, while all .this is, wliile it is so'woll calculated to spread and diesatis- faction among tbe of ourpeoiilia.we can but feel assured (and to indulge a loadable pride in the assurance) that-the great masses of people have exhibitc'd n patriotism .aa sublime as the world ever witnessed, and hnvo armies which have had BO superiors; in the history, oL onr.raoe'.': Bnt triotic masses, the pure ore of tbe-country, are have lornr boen in the '-and.-contendinf against snch frightful washing away Onr.holy altars, dedicated to Ood and to free gov- baptised by-.the blood of the land, are now trembling to their and albthiffttiec.ause'of the The harness and mules, which was anthoiri'iM'.to'.be sold for.State .Treasury .Warrants, here in rather bid condition.- This of trie' to the qlSjJFrontierj Regiment, which was, we. over to the Confederate .Goverameutiit'tBejrtiSe of the. transfer of the regiment abpye-'iameitl: After using it for.their'.'puriioses for.a .consider- able time 'the -contract of' .'.there.-WBs one. was what authority we 'are -VVe find e State and Confederate authorities; by.wbich _ .arge "amount to.the Confederate, celled and the" property the al U.MU DWH r iv lition'of: the'contact Governor refusud jp. receive ,the, a boafil ofsurvey rn rict.iiaJ probably closed its in.Aiiitin auu mi, .itvivto luiir IHDVCUU ut KDU vi :A> toMulve Taodied men in-the diagrKeftil.nMWpbout thii .r v: "-T. -r- -i-i- f ;