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WINCHESTER, TENN.. APRIL 2C, 18f3.
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Notice to Subscribers
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estimation, ami its relative) merits de- 1
cided upon, especially by citizens of,
other .States, it shall bo duly advised ,
thereof, and that the decision shall bo
lonafi it made "with a full comprehen.
si'on of tho facts, and announced bv no
Let fads be briefly stated. The 17th
'From tho Now York 'World, March -fi t. Irp
How stood the case then, iu this its
paramount aspect a year ago, and how
does it stand to-day ?
Twelve raonth-s ago, in April, ISO".',
tho Confederates had fallen back in
Virginia from the Potomac beyond the
r k w k ( ; h.a. ij i i i e
ri.' in illiv t, ll ii lit ivuuiv.v i viuiii u JVlLHJtlUclIHIVUlv. a I
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never accepted any challenge to a flank within striking distance to the
match drill. No medal was ever, in Potomac. Tho river .lames thou vir-
prize for which it was to contend. If closed by formidably works: the pe-i irn''n '!'"" ,
Lieut General llardeo announced a ninsula no longer a battle ground, and " ' 1 '-Yl'1
. ,t . r in it1 r j n't- i
JMCIIMOND, At.ril 21.
, f:i th" S.tn.t!'' a lengthy delta P? tn.L plan)
ii t 'it: mot 'y:. to tak- up the. Li 11 to providi
fur tli e trati! IVr of KolJieM in regiment. be
loi.L'iri to tiny Sta'.n other thaa their ovni j
a lveimout of their o n .Statu. Tho imitioi:
wii finally negatived.
Tho amendment P tho l!..use hill ain'iidii.j
the iiiiproa.-inunt net was uerecd to. It pro
vides th:it iii case tin' impressing ollieer disap
proved of tLo ift'matinii elahn, i!. will he re
(ri'.'.l t'i ((iiniii'ssii'i.wrj iii.iioiijt' d under tin
from th n il of!:
I'll! w it'iout li.'av.i l.as.SL'ii
ScS.-K'li uf the
d .IP Ih
Articles .if much h.iifth. iai.-iided !'.r puhli
. uti.'ii, tn I : .-i t In' liaii.h'.l in in tin.' t"- r 1 1 . ; t to
iioure publication next day.
Oliituariiv. Trihiit.-.-; of ltistwct. ami Fniii'i'al
Invitation.' chafiii'd a- ad '."Tt isi-im rit , hut ma:
racji's and ..h'al!i . 1 1 L I i -1 : - i a- ik-vvs
Adv.'lti- Ih.'til. . f I'hai'itahl.; iu I it I it i. Uli at
Tho 17th Tciin. Regiment and
the -Reported "Match Drill."
jC.rrejMi:idei.e.! .f tin- M obi hi Kiji ter.
'f'Jl.l.Allo.MA, Tflili., Ail'il 11,1 SOfl.
It is perhaps a jnty -to tjpoii tin
Tir.'ttv piece ot romanecf cotitaineii m
.I,.' cKiininnnc.ii luns ul vour l iiiiaiioma to lenrn
.uiTe-ipond.'iils .let .iitdun. t )ra and
1 (!.. but, iinl'or! iinately, ho( .'i'-iiinded
::n ;i ill pvv.-ler simple t rtllhs, however
rude, to the most, elegant and irlowinu have never been informed
iicliuii. Audit will not be iP-rued that
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this oiu'iit to in' o, especial, v w an . on t;o ri'ouii'i on me S6a .Marcn wuu- ntances or ine. unionunaio acuou i. .
tl,se to whom U.o fiction Scribes i ml an v expectation of other dutv than Seceasionville in the following Jul v. ' tf Wi Imv.. n. t.. Sr.i,d.J r
boners, which are not insllv thvir own. that which would fall to its lot 'in the To-day our N'oith Carolina lines seem 1 " r"""Z tl... f-Hwu.? d.
i it is natural i ot Miliary routine ot a review. its to be exclusively hoia as nncn oi oc- e...-....... . .
intarily from I oilieors were onlv .olieitous to present cupation, while tb.e exieclition which j " lCKSiil' P.f!, April -id.
ilic a; plaust' ho mav win. and when he i numbers an 1 tall ranks, and never Gen. Hunter bcan bv proclamation to
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IllllV Ciltlipt CliCUllS that 1 II 1 M Sl 1
...i.l. I'IIL.a . ll . lO.L I rtAll. . 1 i.l' . ...... . 4 .1 :a'
niatcii urni neiwcen tuc ioiii arm oiu ; uontouerate iorce maneuvers, wawie .
and the 17th regiment, ho did not ed by vigilant General I'cclr. almost N,,,!,1:j" nu!',,r,il,lt-
the 17th re.riment, or of tho brigade of Norfolk. llli'll M ON), April 'Ji.
commander. The match had never, A year ago we wevo in a position! it. K. Didcsen. cir-k vi the Uu of Kcp
been a subject of discussion in tho 17lh upon tho Atlantic shore of North Cai'(-j risentHtive, whs kilh-.t tx-dav hv oan of his
Tenn. regiment, and there had been no Una from which, f"i' many co".-,ecutive'; hue a'-iita'.t---K. Ji. l'.nd, of K,-at
bets made by the staff officers of John-. months, it wouhl have been within our , shu.iim; mrurri
(Ml 1 1 ' r'l . I ... (.11 A i i .-,1 1 i n 1 LI 1 " . 1111 w 11" I.I 1 fill. I . . I i I 1 1, i ... : I . I-.
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n I Hunt .was attached, and wo liavo yet the important Southern artery wl
I ; 1 , ...... mnl.. l'..l.4l... ,.l'll, ( ' n . I ., .1 1 M
1. 11 ;im) ui la ii .i c iiii.v.u ijj jiima wuo i;uab ui lie- i.iaviiiiii.i
) i:iti'mfil.'"'ire aih.-d.
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any oiner niucers. 1 lrginia, wnno ui omuii uarom::t "" .jt, .,.,,) ,,,,..,.,. ,,,.tv7ar.
What f.ieitt. (Jen. Hardee may have forces by land and sea overshadowed " ', ' , ""
s:imi o nicii . i oi. on .eiiM-u uqiu ii ii i lesion ano oavaiuum nan , . ,
. , . ..... i . . 1 da v tiirrUt.to nroveiit tntture y
preponderance wliieu it was at. once. ," ,,.
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Virginia, while, in South Carolina ou
SAVANNAH, April li t.
, ( '.iiit e a l!rt iinati, hadd
1 hi in rid, wn.
ind u Tiitir::
IP' VV'I l.'H MU"l oiv ' II 1'UVIIJ lll.Vw M ui' n l
Tho '17th fi'ir Tcnn. id. appeared rnvnalod and nulhlied bv the circum-
wiin , on t ho e-roiiud on t Lo "idd .larcn witn-
nder sucli circumMance.s it is naiura
tie' man to fcliriiilc mvoliintariiv
Vil'oc auiatlOll 10 Omc Yank.:.- tvn!isi..-.rt lies sunk t th hur
'.ri'cvcii expected to be called on to drill hurl upon (.'harleston more than a rieai.o r.-.f at lir..wa V J..hni.n'-. ftv milo.i
!., .1. 1... ,.,,,,1,1 t.. ... 1 1 1 f. Hl'sit lillii u,,n..,.n 1. ..ll'i An .a !1 cnnSll. mmil i O l.f, fid rrl'1IPS iC ore he ! " 1 "u ' l.' 1 I. n.. ,
H I rl U'NIV. M V'UlHi iw 1'v.i I liv iit... i - a-i tl iTV Jill UH.' Iliiunn'm. " v iiiiwiiunti'iiivw w v i . - - . , . I ,., i ' , .. , t , - ... 1 v
., I I '1 i , 1 I I . 1 . ..i I' .1. ,. a. l.. I "'I . it Il a l.-1'il nn'..m "wi I"" i..m iiinr mm; .yin.
repair ine wroim, However mihi, uuu r uence, ainur one loui in oi uh- mvu in )iv.u,riinau'uui.'iii.-)iii ue. p-" nuvu.
I . . 1 .m . . . ... L? i il I l.n.,.w,t.i .. i .,.,,'!..( V,,' lli.j fniriltinnt A .m m iz-,. w't r. ' I ' I
I I 1 lit ill 'Mill '. .1 "I I L I I II J .' " 1 111 I 11 L' 1 L I -1 .1 , U.ll ill: IF 1 V V I V
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i.: nonor were recrui s. I hero was noionu uciu m asters oi r lonua. noin on nm .man
the in-i or rdatV ollicer present Avith the rcgi- tie and the Gulf, while Mobile from
the lask of correcting the I nienf. The Colonel. A. S. Marks, and bled at every blast ot tho federal let
those who foci them- hi.; Adjutant were absent on account glcs from Pensacoia. lo day we an
! a nfiiimh rorT.ivo.l n t. A 11 1' I't't' -llOH). , fi fl nmsb 1 11 ir W 1 1 1 Ui VCII t U 1'OUS t Ciri'Ol
wron-g may m
sterns that, tbine to
a'-'cvibed. are not
: , -tiee, and t!
rror is lel'i to
In speakni'r ol he
place before Col. "W. IV Jchnl.on. of
llu: President's stafi", on the day of
March. McCubhin says that '"Lieut.
Gen. llardeo announced that there
would be a match drill immediate.lv be
tween the loth and liOih f consolidated) . that P.i
.substanl tan V
I t.'.si'apcd li -..in a tr.-iii-pnrt'v, h'.- hoiicra
l.iir-H.l ly ear liaiiiTic.i la.l i; it?lit. I'ur BiU
kctrv kill'-d the j.il.i:.-' -a th. p-u p.-rt.-i.
(ii.' pnd'oat and liw trai;.-ort.-i ran our
hl-t'el'i'.-. hit nodit i-hiuit midnight. Tv
lisahh'd and floated ...a down. I h"
he review at this Mculenant Colonel Watt W. Floyd , around the points in Florida over iran.-p.jri3 wt proi'-ef.-l hv barges.
was absent on a very short leave, and which our fiagthen waved uiidipnteil. JACKSoN. April 2U.
the Major (J. C. Davis) was, and still j and Mobilo ha.s bceonie f he defiant , --;i, fr-nv p:i.--,.,l Viek-hur- 1 1 1 a. m
is, a prisoner of war, captured at, Mur-1 nursery of a small licet of cruise rs in this jn. i ui.iiL:. ;.. Si. x.-n.-.m fays en
IVeesboro. Under these cireumstances, ' the very faeo of our blockading souad-! was a r.uU,i and liv- w.-re trr.n.ert.". Th,
,, , 1 : ,1. .. i,,, irat..-'n.'ru w re -uiiK t the ; imr'H hihi nrran
I aetlt. i iCIl. Jianieo cxpres-i.-ii a n roii. .-i y v;u ii' "a t'-'M'
re ;im cut, J Louisiana Volunteers, under
hieut. Col. l.eon Von Zenken. and the
17 th Tennessee K.-giment. ol tin leers.
Col. A.S. Marks." "This
match had been the subject of discus
sion for somodavs. and bets ran high,
particularly among the staff officers
that Briir- Cen. l.ushrod II. Johnson inr on the Mississippi, from Cairo f n .jr.i,
would drill their regiment, but gavo to I tho Gulf, and a single division might .,,i x, -....
.1 . l.i. :.. t ',nt o Irt.i ho f t hf.vn wis ! i -i.to iet-kliTi !,) .1 n,f I H't, Illld- f.iit,,r n nli,r.
the latter no intimation that thcro was
to be any match or any sort of contest.
Indeed, 'Prig. Gen. Johnson and tho
17(1. 'IV.nnoMnn vocri m fsn t, WcrO totally
x ...l...f nrt!,Anf i-nnht : nrl.iln "l.-.r .-i I Unthn M''K lmihlif
lgiioraill ai 10 nnia iijiiniin """'i niiim linn .-..v.v. ..j
follow- in the drill. He 'consequently ' Lonsiana dishyalil v and his own pri
1 .. " iT -i i i .i..:n l r.n;mnni n-ithont. imv . Tfitn fortniirs in the Crescent Cilv.
oi tne respective jri'iir aim eaiw umiw "8"'" , , , , . . , , ,. ,
(.'omnvinders.v ' "At the I special purpose to show it oft to its hold at bay tho mo:;, splendid expcdi-
conclusion of the exercise Lieut, fien. best advantage, ana corrceiuo, im , irjusviuui mu .uo. , v v
Tinvo made. Vickshur.' and I' rt Hud
son as securely ours as New Orleans or
1 o-day these h ronghoiils, created
ihlii ijutihoatj. Two tralisiml t..
and uie: .-'ltd,. Tho .-mol.o ,it;u'k
1 hdii-e . f the MUiken hoa! ur)
out "I ivaler. AO oiti'-r ooai.5 visihii.. lie
lle.'i was ut (Ira nd (-'uif m Hi" '--d. Two of
the miidi.iat- c.M'haiav'.j shuts ;ind am hurt'd a!.
Uaot Tiiti- ha wi.i. The others ili.stt.f.jHjarpd.
(".. n. '!'nvniri- rt tre;il iie dmvn tin; Opidl'i.sa.'
t.e.s aid.. A h'.vnadria.
llardeo highly com mended tl.o i-tn
and 20th Louisiana Pcgimetit. and re
itt.ni.vi t T.;0iii fVd Von Zenken: 'f
made more darinf. small omissions of a free people ever sei.t into the held.
that might have passed unnoticed. If; A year ago we were masters of K'n
t. T'M?nd ofit). I;r,iiii;in!i rorrimcnts ' Inckv and of the greater part of Ten-
niarkod to luein. voi. von ."'n, . , . .. a.... .... n t j
have no hesitation in saving, Colonel, had made the rumen a huojwi ui u,,. c.f, ...i ..r.u - (
' . ,i i-.i i . ,1.,. 4l,.if o nrl fiui - . nit Jnlrt (hn vfirr he-irf or ht ( On Oi;-
that vour rcWmelit excels tne i , tn i cussiun ior ei.u u.i - v..w ..... , . nolo u
Tennessee rcdment in drill and man-; had many advantages, from the inter. , racy through Pastern I ennes.ee and , m,,
ual of "ims -"in fact, sir. I have not j est excited in the officers and men to , Western irg.em 1 o-day we see t ie ; uu.
arms , ' , . I f..,,f il.nf. Is tie (1 fnrMinf. of tho L 11 Oft II that whole . . n-.,
--een a nei ut uuncu e-,vui"" o . ...n
( i ri'ii. "da in oar lavi,
i. (Jlialiacis was north of tho Cold
issue stated that
officers were present. However well a region staked tipou the issues ot
. . .l.!ll U,m.. .in Irt'lllV r.at.ltnif L'lflh. hp(H'....l frl'ea f. 1
1 III -
W ater with a lurcu of infantry and ar
tillery, marching to " TuUahom" At
the time, we Lhoughl it impossible, and
as our readers noticed, we annoxrd a
nolo to the dispatch doubting its cor
ss. We are now alb to statu
eiieral C.haimers was maiching
to Trh't'l'th'Uiui, a small villago iu Mar
bSiali county, about 1 -miles .Noutliwest,
of llollv Soring. Gen.. Chaimer's
m.-ir.di is Southeast from Nort.li of tho
io--ir.f ' " iJliittir. nui- uivnv,,., f . I '
SUVICC. . 1 . ... .i. ....,,. ,: .. l ,o,.-, , .m.iv
The oommunieation of Ora is not at '.regiment may ami, inere , uy , t,; ,",, ,J'Y . , , !
band but to the best of our recollection chances that a change in uic coimu..u- Vi u,0 v,Wa-,.Hvi.i.n.M,, o.,... . m.V, is .soinueast trom Aonu oi u.o
bo f.it'i flat the 17th Tennessee in.' officer will induce for a time soma sissippi on to 1 he mountains and t!ie - w,,t(?1. rivu.? j,, Desoto county. -
Re-iment ch-Ulnio-ed the !Sth and 2IU1. want of harmony in tho drill. Tho ( host of Kosocrans eentrali.ed at nr- mistake was made by the tele-
Louisiana Pegimeiit to the drill-that presence of two or more field officer; ; frJ . graphic operaloi'siu t ran suasion. It,
"i medal was the tirize that the 17th is essential to prompt uuu u,..,, x.,0,-u. ....,.,1 - . , (.:iU. l0 us pm:i.i wnnei. iiii
I?imlTwas d.ffi by Brie Gen. 15. ! maneuvering in a regiment. facts undisputed and nd..-putab o.- ' . r,:,,),!.
r SEo i W t P in graduate-1 We claimlhen, thiit there never was , Tboy do not certainly augttr deo.ive u wi,Uun Ttf,?
t. Mounhoii, r. , .. . .,. ,i..:n uin-Ann ih 1St.li and i I for our arms or our hr.vA. It is 1 J
that the medal was awarded to th
13th and L'Oth Louisiana Kegimeut
and that West Point was leaten.
I. G. says : '"The Colonel of the
(loth and 20th) Louisiana Pegiment.
hacked by his men, challenged the
IP . .. I 4.;.il r.t' tho
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...... - . 1 .,, r, " I T. ' 11 nle liiailll) i l iui.ii i miuai'iiiu in
-1 match drill between the loth, and i! for our arms or our hpes. It is 1 J
ooJh Louisiana regiment and tho 17th I still within our power by energetic and; the uispatches to tho Bulletin, but w,
Tennessee regiment that there was timely combinations to drive t he war! pit tit 'laa-.tlti.,;, which is the name,
never any medal awarded to tho 13th homo to-day where we were on the j ,,ivt.M jn (,. ton's Atlas to a small town
and 20th .Louisiana regiment on account j point of driving it a year ago. lut'hmt (l1l Ini0H iVom Holly Springs."
! i 1 ITiL rPn,,nAn.oiik Iia 1111 fn Gti UllilooiMiJ flf f. T'lM'V I T. I
ot its excelling ine it m -i u0. , .,. ; ".- -? WiiiL.h i.s rj.d the Atlas or tho Con-
keked by his JTTo o ! rU menC A. ho 1 th ha's been j norant man who do. not see in
lennossceans to a spee.a trial ot t he , r i tribunal of i simple statement the most crushing
refimrdiiR before impartial iudges. The
challenge was accepted, and Gen.
UardeeTwas the, judge."
It is not our purpose to detract from
'tho merits of the 13th and 20th Louisi
ana Pcgiment. It is a well drilled
regiment perhaps as well drilled as
any regiment in the service. It is
doubtless made tip of the best elements
of two old regiments elements that
havo stood the. test of time, discipline
and of tho battlefield. It? men and
officers arc bravo and honorable. All
honor 'to them. Put we ask that
whenever the 17th " Pegtment Tcnnes
sco Volunteers is paraded for public
reelllJCUlj auu amii inu on" ----- i
placed unfairly before the tribunal of j simple statement the most crushm-.
puolie opinion; mm uuuci uwvuv..... . . .....u.., v.-.-,
'. .. kr,-Ann !. 17li inid.'ihlo than bo.uilo e'o'i'lonc.o and
statices can nwuwsiniun" - - - i ... j
and any other regiment decide tho ; mpre searching than part .i ,n eriticisi.i. j
rehtivo" merit of a "West Point gradu- j have pronounced upon the policy am! j
Asa brigado commanuer, ing.
To Soldiers' Families in the Con-
Gen. Johnson cannot givo that timo or
attention to a single regiment which
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.'.''At lii-ri ". "'3 vf frch heat-
1 :.(.' f. el IL.-r eai;I
iU. .m.aaUl a? . I it, i nict "i f if ,!. .: l.v tl... ir.'.-:. ti.-vi .. Ir. tlm falllillf-: )t
II1U i:.ipoeil. wi ,ui uuiiiiiii-i.,..,-,..... ...,-.,., f, ., . .-
which, armed with the unlimited con -1 -!!: " -t rvh . r h.-wh., . ,ed .
, ' ... i.,, i rmlitarv f'ervi-'f ot t!m Cont'-deiato .Mutes.
attention to a single regiment wnieu , uoenco oi a migmy iKir;,. -o ,., , t t,.n (,,ltH 1U
...... v.. .v.... I'olnnil wiirt hsiA no Accomnushed. after a car ot ceaste:-;; .. -i,.-..v... i..- r.er.ju r iHtu-r.
of her command, and which is necessary effort und endurance, the most cnor-, ni.,,t turnLsh evi.l",.e.,..f H .-ir. lamui, wiuiu,v
0U1. .,.. , .. '.' .1.1.. D..HU rtfflr- I mona work nf nrocrostination CVcr ! fr,,'u f.une i e;-sm known U orcortiaed byw.-
to Ural it l iorougu.j. - ; , - r ; - lv;hUl a.,tl,,r..y. "
Jl jnoii.-iv ho f'V.t hv eheck, Ihft Kice 'rill to
fthipif.l necordiiiK to ins-fructious. drayao
lll.,:i: feilijC I'hll' I. and til" c-.U'p'.UH Chaise Wll
l'o tu.'.ium;""! th.'-nm- niaantr
t. I'.. I. A M A K. hv. jir.iul., (oi
..r n... i7,i. rpirimant aro eonmetcnt achieved in the Annals ot war
ui liii v r
and fully able for tho dutica ot their
respective positions, and to them is
due tho credit, of the excc-Hent 'irill and
iliscipliD f that leciment.
Prices at Ifaraphis baw. :ear!y dihlrd
unlir th Tennt ordur probihitir.- ;..- ship
ment cf rrovisioni and other nece-.v!.:.i from
) th K'rth.