Galveston Daily News

March 07, 1865

Issue date: Tuesday, March 7, 1865
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Pages 1 - 2 of the Galveston Daily News March 7, 1865.

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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - March 7, 1865, Galveston, Texas VOL. II 1 TELEGRAPHIC. Fiiii.oiEi.nii v. February fullow- r.-l-iii siecial disp.vtch to the Evening BuUe- --sir.'-TON. K.'i'.-u-ry Kichraond Indicate that Sherman's ad- -'ir'e of oavalrv aro a? far North as Florence, important railroad junction on the of North O.iroliuo. They also announce ell a-.n! railroad communication Cbjrie'sion di'.-'myed. thus showing that left struck Sortb- r.iilroad running from Charles- ton ofiirti'l-rv. iTiiharmy corps, of Sbermnn-'sjir- niv ha? Krrired bringing dispatches to ibefloverntcent. He fays Sherman's plans are no: known in the army, although he fiitire o-mlWence. It was General divi.-i.m that defeated tbe enemy nt "Kin: 'Utf soldiers to their to rv.kr tho attnck. Little'north of that point i> a fine1. fertile productive section of couutrr. tsily by. aa.l abo'tailins in supplies. The correspondent says Howard's Corps, in in ii-lvanw. v.-ati obliged to press it? thr-iBch f.'-'.y nnleS'-jJi" swamps of a charact-r. and-against Hordee's army, irtich they back by the EOSJ vigorous charges. the Charles- ton chivalry. They could! not stand, and. con- the on The whole country was ex- ceptiiig old. helples? negroes, who were on the verse of starvation. .The; first stand niacie by rebel? was the Salkehatchie River, on the 'opposite side, where they sliiwed themssjlves in force. Aided by a the ire. troops, with fixed charged "across t five fet-t deep, it the a heavy fi and wrested the position.from the fledin dUoruer towards .-Branch-viHe., leaving their guns ucspiked. .lost "150 killed anc among the latter was Col. Swain Feb. are again threatened by several'.bands cavity. This 'four-.hundrec men supposed to be nnder command of Lt-Col Withers. mide-tbcur._appeKrance on. Murfreas- boto' pike about sucmiles from the town, anc captured several Choppers aie'at employees, Capt Stearns o qnarteriaister's.flepartnie'at.-We'.capturea pn denominations of one hundred dollars an upwards. TOF.K. weak and declir ing. oivin? to the aspect of military affair Price from 205 to 203J, with a strong downwar "NOT YORK, Feb. gold 2041. Sar.EVEroitT., March 5th, 1SG5. JFroni the Vn-v Orleans Picajnne of tbe 20.1 ii.irAi. S__The steamship Europa fro Liverpool and QneenstoTrn Sth bad arrived here. The per the China of the con- tir.aat'oa of tlit- war had an unfavorable efi'ect in this continent, to arouse all to rotect. and these intercuts cannot protected nlcss the ICorth and are divided into'two rbng antagonistic zealous governments. You will' reaflilv, see' the scope'and meaning of icsc-propositibiiB', and vill bu aid for by thii-men orgovornmunt, i you lo aid the men .who begged (.hat -they ight be allowed.to risk their lives in.your nce. iieil) WA UK HAMPTON, Major General. Hon. John Campbell before .departure from ichmood as onu of the pence sigun! his position tut assistsint Seci'iitary of "ar. There is a eonsidernhlii body ol troopsal nnil Meridian under Taylor. Workshops d foundries at Sclinu kept constantly active. "U.--E. SiiREVKi'OKT, Feb. 22d, 1SC5. DEAR N'KWS and existing t'acta ilonion- riobie (IcscandrtntB "'ot'-'ouV 'icP ,diitigor ansuils them on every side, rally, soiind of tho whistle, .and spring, all life and zonl and; fearlessn'esa, t'o'ciu-lr'ulot- ..After eveiy to' Co.n'- fudc'raty not' Ol'terror.for fnint- beartediiess, .but .of rage.and' hns-gom: forfii from' the Sonjh, .uiorO-tbi-illihg uud expressive "of their iiiilumHatjlii'Jvill than any shout of. victory'. So will it be' to this mid, anil only when every SouIhe'ru voice.'is hushed ill tJtfiith that cry he stiljeit .'.Ercri'thou', heard the accents of submis- sion, but' the reign ia, like nlhMatmnqros reporjWi ao enslifou_decl, Ihvqr'iof a certain bocanse; they "are in favor 'of they: kn'ow.that wpiild cn'd his mad 'career oii tofore, infested frontier.' My .'only fear is that has not taken'.a "step wliicli speedily-urid growing'out'of' cei'tnihly result in jiii Thfi little speck plUpca'ce. hows, tbc.lJlair-visitiiti k plUpc ou .to-Ri ichmond and return of rate the truth oftlieUtree following-propositions: ei-BL-B a vr mr -ig n 1st. There is no instance of. intervention in his- f offt slauglitercd puoplcani] the so ataniich and firni but tottering.to nflill. that the patriotism )t' ptir mercantile community .hiiyncd-witain iiliiig brilliancy not before 'witnessed. The'most devoted suntmients.aml exolamatiou's reached the subj 3d, England. F; contShtibilii riiiiluc, UI1U lit, snUicient mairnitmlo, on, mid adjneent und already onrpbliticul.struotm-e.is so changed ng a In the other hand did not England, France, and ardina uphold the Crescent against tlie iins domestic slavery and ilahommedanism with allits abominations? :Inter- st in botlt instances. 1m the'first it was interestof Austria as a first lass a balance w'ocelin a general system 'f balances. .In tbe secpndatwas against their in- ..c_ M. that its.buildprsft'imld not recognize'.its defaced' and Rhattored form. .Our'fnthors ijitvd us a Re- public for, inheritance, and foui; years of civil have it into military ilesuolism. It pnr own, .jieople ..blinded. .tlijtv'.diist 'and battle, aiiil intoxicated" ;txy the'.blppd tbiU'reeks fi'.om tliuir.polluted izc that .they av'u ruled, by the; Bay one Is that the one man ppvver, let th.eui' usk'of En- rppe, t.lmt surveys thi .infernal "sceh'e with minglSd feelings of pity, scorn.jihS' wonder, what is our condition.; f- Lut.thewar continue four, years Ipngurl and the.'principle of belf-governinent'win bo buried in the hearts of enthrallefl beex- tinn't for ever, or to resnf'reotioh' nt the hands ol' future Th'e'trinmiidif0'" the.federal'arms -.eoTerei'gn.'States of the So.uth may make us. a' great.'nq'wisr-iii. the family of nations', may blazbn 'cMiilche'pn d buf its' towns and it'becomea necessary, 'we_shoiild. n taat our cause "ig lia notby'a'by endanger .oiir'caUBe. w.ell: liopa tfu'aV erest fo'rEiissia to absorb Turkey, imo. T willldeveldpe the :xrath of the" above laid .down. cbinm'ead article .'from a to be despondent of.'tfie Confederate cause'.- If men in the iNorth' .can.takei.sncli a lew of the condition of affairs, surely tfie.'lpe.o- lle.of the I work hard all te go to smnsh mit Shesns CKris what, te JTorth link to stop to ruin- te whole .country! all Siiiithto qnit'war now and go to-peaco 1 had not known how deeply ilevotcd aur-Hnialier of-'IhelConfcderacy, lititil-tfiisriimpr'of the'wings of thc'idle'Trincls; but-tlid news coming in; that .the'peace.mission Slaving-developed the'w'on- dbrrnl fact llint'tbe South' was lighting I'orindepen- dencii, the whoTe'ehterprise m'ediat'ely reigned In 5Varaavr Om-market: overstocked with goods, -bnt price's do not come shonid'bc iv step toward a complete crash in busi- Cotton is in 'one 'let-have The latest advice from'Liysrpo.ol-be'mg-to therlSlh tilt., quotes cotton at al- most 2d'in just one week, preparations aro! making, to-day, for a Krnn'd illnnnnation to-morrow this demonstration is the arrival, hete, from'tbc cityof ifoxico, of. Imperial Minister of frnncei "At this presentwrir Slnugbter and iiigbn-the fats of Matanioros. -ArotinU1 the nsnal number of admirers, but of them, being, as you know, CONTJKABAOT: Mr. [From j A people thaitjvjor peace for happiness .or or ealvsiion, depend, upon; of liriglie'1 can hardly'DC J c, IACU me pie br.aelf-governmentr "Civil.-'jvar, haa" ao prganixcd; many 1 miIlioiis freemen liite centered upon- to pronounce at it shall with, milib'ify and'raiwus'-to elevatipu that K'o'me attained ere she tottered in the blnzu'of glory and fell into the! abyss but ''i ore we fl th en The sword aiid the. purse -will. voices of th'e people will than the adulation of of Savaniiahja'. a 'splendid one .bfow-npon the anvil where4the IMclimonil and .Chnrlefttou In tfftm. t itr.own .or war. It jfcre nnMto i throughout until iMftfi de'term'ined'ffd t weal! or 'ijuestjo'tiifc.- .uVmirtiid to -.TV. i We, of the SontB, lire a and commencecl. this -war with hopes too 'high, -with pride too arrogant, because, we 'determined that. none of ;our_ cities' should ever." be tftken the enemy, and v rnde'V it ing and cojoparison witliftheimportv. of4the grivV'and" )'ut .ve were never more ;final re- sult. -That the South will succeed struggle, we have 'an faith. jThat it: will be" tfirough sufferings, triale-.tnat tlie people Carolina nave not yet we But end-will surely .come." SAVXSNAH capture of Savnn- Sh is a .brilliant military achievement, but'it is as an agency of'recon'stniction. that Sherman is. a'skillfnl'general, biit genius is capable of rejoining the broken'links of. sectional .concord and fra- ternity. :.The political welfare of our-country depends upon statesmanship and' patriotism, not upon ability and heroism in the Those that -purpose 'the. extermination of Southern people may congratulate themselves as, s-.ep by step, the .aword pursues its'mission, of destruction, but the patriot has only cause to mourn tidings, of the fall of Southern strongholds, the occupation of. Southern cities, and the: route of Southern armies; ify by striking down so many men npon the field by-holding so-many square miles of territory under the stern rnle'of the bayonet, we could bend the stubborn siprit of resistance, or restore the old feelinj; of brotherhood that, created-the Republic, there would be some to re- bitterness B. MATAMOROS, February DKAK NEWS to- tho laws' of '--whisky" is'> contraband-; but were' we tS juilge from-' facta our for'" moc.'bs we- should- come to :the' conclusion fcaye jyr ceived. lAnd we 'jre one day, we .are depressed with .'re verses, the next-tbe gloom has Jirehope.oi" as confidently as ever. .Bnt-ire prepare ourselves ,for yet further humiliation, the holding of tied. ;eel .fe ;iw "r ed. the organ in London, peace'n'egotiations, but does not fob. rebel loan nnchanf The -indei H'.iii altogether discredit thej. peace rumors. It nsbc-rts that't'ie Xurth tired of war and that more ration- irill there. It claims that aban- doLUieu; ff the 5ea coast by the Sonth will be an in a point of view, by iacres.-bs the strength of its inland forces, Tb- "Index" t: may be r-.-stored between the North and and so close an alliance formed as to anO. ;r.aVi-a new Union. Under' such circium- war with Englaud and France, or both. il-l be a necessity. The "Index" continues, that the United States is paving the way for snc'u :i irar. It says the war is reaching such a crisis, that Enland and. France, must decide. become ihe friends of one of the belligerents, or f jiit them both, and events are occurring that may precipitate that decision, at least in of France. In the meantime the same paper .-ays, that of the Sonth must lw o; 2-ood cheer, them shortly a series "f agreeable surprises. wEEMTo.wx, Feb. Rumbolt, defendant in the pirate Rappahannock case been acquitted. (From tiie Angnsta Constitutionalist llth.] Wheeier met and repulsed two charges of the enemy it hnif past eight yesterday morning, ubDiu'one and a half miles I'rom Aikeri Marby's otciard. The beautifully made and bandiomvlv In thti meantime a hr-- joice at the progress of the Federa every victoryrplauts -a new germ' and hatred, nud. in proportion as the Federal armies advances the ;spirit of reconciliation recedes, leavingrthe fruits of discord and con- tention to tho path bf conquest and dusolation. Siwaunuh 1ms fallen, .and tbe popular ex- pectation tagerly awaits the intelligence that Wilmington hassuccumbcd. then What if. besides the pride of'Cha'rles'tbri -should be bumbled 1 "What if'Mobile should bb captured uid Richmond should yield to.the. veteran- :iosts of Grant 7 -.The possession of.brick and mortar and' deserted.7strbets'doos'not'give to the conqueror c.ontrol of living men. Napoleon'issued his bulletins from al- most every .capital in Europe, but from all the vast area of his conquest he was iinable in the end, to claim as much ground as would suffice ports .on the Southern ner- sislenMy a 'strea'm of the ;yile; 'stuff routing'into Texas'for m'osithspri'si.' ,'Tbe ulo Grande does !oiit withr'mpre 'volume' than does whisky fun into'Texas. Not'a box is altowed to go east from a.'Ciistoni Hbnse.permit biit'fit is contrary to' I'-Shbuld' witness 's'uid to th'e judge. I ;nmf witness to the "b'rit thatlittlu. wheel within'' n'wbeel buzze's so like pig, that it can't bo TJiSder" pretence', th'a't this', foulj g'tlilf, of Browns-' ville ;it the' time -run'. General so IVeen- Uike'n ''piit' for its my old frietiil, enoiigh- hns been into Texas tliro'ngh 'four months past, to liave run. the Rio Grande .'over the' banks, hail it ail been emptied '.into the crooked _stre'am liuring any' onis week of .'.the timo.., is worth bnt five 'dollars'' per-box here, contra-i band, is vvorth Brownsyillr. the i" Ji'-: _ to see it......We sayit has wQiKhess'tb aid: the history of, the te-. member well that eoonvaftcr the fall of New Orleans; the Yankee fleet advanced "Vicks- biirg, ;and 'the Cbnfeclerate1 States --forces' ttban- dbnetVit to them. left; it, aiid..then it was! tba't'.thc .'GrpT.fernrneni and pebple.of Mississippi made a'great "outcry.' against it, and. remonstrances so .strong .were sent'to tbe President as to force him against his- convictions .to 'determine fortified and defended. Happy, wo'nld-it hive us -if ''he had.. but he" rnbt ".taken'1; a false step since, the war.cpmmencefl, hii .was by. 'cjamor- burg was defended.nud it tyrseven thousand of-onr.men taken prisoners. Jrist'. turn over in your mind how diast'ron's have been our efforts to hold'onr towns and hold its own ignore the: cireumstances T'irrnln I.tiill' 'ritniV.hii fearful respdiuibility. j in of out. to .himithe perilow stands, at, this.ciOaasSwill vibrate 'with cance invol ved'isbmtthing ".heyi the 1 ante .of V fc the armed i intervention bf .thC-Pi e -i i ifibiiSi.l___, iwnJ.thalv .___ ____ in he n- T_ r- UUOLHVIC cities.. Coimt the nnmber held. -by.Ihfe. enemy; '.i'nnuencc., Mid.the Ipsseswe to fLnfl rnnn nnlinv won inHfi -i _ ti t_ Not a fortnight .since I of .a fresh iuipbrtation.in. hniidred boxes, with' Custom .House, permit to go to being, and behig asked just, treble price, of'the cost of the permit, arid being constitutionally opposed to whisky, and uot haying a aparo dollar. I did no.t.bu'y. I'.warn you, to look out for the box whisky.; it .bites .worse.than ayiia. and has bitten some.of friends., V. Col. .Latham some other conspicuous Grande conspicuous personages.. 31 adieu', .and -Bailed for continent. [al Eii- him for a grave The cnpture of the coast, would costithe North not only the price! of capture, and; the Southern armies 'would' in; proportion, by. the release 'of thousands of theirj soldiera from garrison-duty. men of the sea' would be'shifted Federal shoulders; and the armies of the North, grouped at intervals along the coast from Nor-1 folk to Sew'Orleans, would waste then- strength' in.watening'-'ntono Wallsahij: quiet bors, while their.enemies, wouldbe.concentra- ting lor active operations.in the interior. It is true that the channei' of supplies' from foreign bnt a...people Ji ..sinco. how- gbe'a .'abroad, to' take a there is, no thing Bepret. The intended' wife, is no less a personage than the .widowed .sister, of Qov. Sprajgiii'.o'f- Rhode Island., 'They are. to c.pme'. together Havana.- -The engagement .been standing, for severatyears. It- 'is an open question .wbethcrhaving intercoiirse.witb the, eneiny.j under such, circumstanccg. would not be an., 'overt .1 .we Bftpuld fqrgivfi .hiin, if, he can us. "B. B! Hbrd'has 'entered. ,npon..'tlie.dlitie3, of Col- lector, in place of Col. natliam, retreated. His you premised a month or two since, gives genera) It does not friends' con- nection .in -the gift of the "-people of. -Whilst .1 'anv an-' admirer --'of Penfllcton'Murrah, for. his pnrppje.and and then consider .the 'policy wii.e .or, .foolish'. JJrory' .siace- menced. has demanded that some1 particular stronghold of :its-own, some itown- or should 'be the consequence has been that have, by listening" 'to so weakened our main draTV-, ing oft' forces from them to hold .these.placesl' as.to makft.it necessary main upon tho defensive. .What would burn been the .result if the. forces watch: held New Orleans and the Vicksbiirgi Memphis, Nashviller -Mobile; -Sa-! vannah; Jacksbri nndf'many been. lill cohcentraled under Gen..Lee T'. ingtbn torday would" our .hands, cities of Yankee in oiir possession: Consider also what their armies have gained by taking our cities: Have :they thereby gained strength Wii'y, bnt' weakness.'' CaTetilate' how many men -ttio'. nn'd "forts they, havn taken; frpm us, and'you see, have, their nrrriieg'in the Bold, and you an nbsolute. '.And-if a-weafc and advance with-threatening' .aspect '_ i e TT____'11___t-_ ness' to them, follow that strength tc. ns? Trnej it is ii-'tinmiltatipn'.teiisi and we deprecate it miibh! bjit the'forces 'that are let. loose our.arniies.in the N have, from tlie beginning, set oiir hearts too mnch.upon holding all onr and' we jat'Hheir loss. It if high time'that we learn' that the its cities but and that the Ib'ss'bf "cities and 'town's conquer peopledetermineft torbb ;..r Tn.'the revolution of our forefathers, General .vails at Washington is cohscioua of the necesail of an immediate compromiie.witb 'prevent that alliance, ftttl to.the republicanism Virestein-World.V, ,ttw our people Kav.e not to. -w ve them'to play.v :i in', the iface the rnay hide thei until if .jT years agb.we of a prplon-; gallon' war, the.; collision .that- is. inevitable between France Bothhowes.pi cided-tmw- the seceded.; or. most of were" not entitled to representation in the..Elen-i toral "Colle'ge Tor" the" choice of Vice-President for the term.of.office cbmmenc-- ing on the fourth of March elusion of those States from our will be a sufficient pretext for Napoleon.tp.fpund thirtheoryHhat rStatea tpi.be intigniltiia'rts ,p'f, the The- 'crafty..Frenchman tg have his brillianc of intellect, I Hoffll am no less an admirer of 1 -------1 tbs MoblJeiKnitter____ Six blockade junners.'with .vilEable. rear' per inj Carolina' i-Citizens of South Cafollria and Georgia, brought brothers to aia-ln yourdefaoee, they.have their spirit, wild their' nibunfain fastnesses, hemnied in'joio every side' were able; to -bafflerth'e vast afmiea; Last' week' I told rev'olntion was-.at an: end'oniptir but'rthe. 'words were not fairly r Wasirigton.'forced 'thereto 'b'y ebngrtts'ajna 'the to 'principal r JL uc "r- >i. ports on the.Paci'nc his inexhRustiblere-: i upiiinThis Answer dependi: tBe future of republicanism counnent.- ift..- following ;frpifai'tbe New ybrk'News'' of'''December' J2dy. and -AfWntllfi Tfll ft ;ReC- bities, ancl much rloss. He'sooni found ..it store's. rdry when Gen: Mejin to crnsh-j-it was .and in: said. notorious Joan" Nepomncono: pest and-'cnrae of thisi.border: -If tiad uponiis; they: practicable' to ..hold them and abiiiidph. generals mnchT-fortitnde and lore of-Hber'tyao those? .The qmesiionr is; when we call to mind; that-tbey are past _bandit.: Tori will reqbDe'ctJ'tpia Mendezj and.-Caravajali more; helpj'bat-------------------rj 'converted, that he toe; -hadj managed to break away from him, bnt the whole" 'coiild, not fbe defended, i .beeaiute, ;it ma Brit walihonld'iiot caat down, if it ihonld happen, for we Uee. ;