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ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
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':or. 'CSxaui zand Sprig tste.,
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J. c'. MONA».;IRE, a
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EM1AME? D. (`IltaI;
Attorny and Counselor at Law,
O/",IpV~s'itv pant E')pre,
Will practice in the Ooarts of
t .audld. I)eznto, and Bossier. Idl1Y
L. M. XITT,
.ttt neyv at lazi w,
t l ', corner Mi/am 4 MlrkXet 4treeVa.
Sit iVRrrpoy, LA.
P'racticc:; in Cndrdo, ]Iossier and
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L.MI D. MARKS. TIIlos. C. POL.OCK.
MARK~hS' 4 POLl4OCrK.
Attorneys & Counsellors at Law.,
III1Ac: ·'IC'E incopartne.ralip in all
t "e ourts. hold in tle city of Shreve
port, and in the parisdes of Le Soto
()fliee. ont Market strct near Milan,. i
PRIVATE BOARDING. u'
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uatalated. s1t*v.9 Mrs. A. It. TAISTOR.
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Cor. Commerce aiul Crocket ,ts..
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Memphis, Feb 18-Price has fal
len back to Boston Mountain, Ark.
and made a stand in the pjasses.
McC'ulloch isordered to hisasssistance.
SGov. Rector Ihas ordered every man
in Arkansas in the ranks in ten days.
Gen. P'olk has ardered the track of
the Memphis and Ohio railroad to be
torn up and bridges burned.
(o en Pilluow aud Floyd arrived at
The total federal loss is estimated
at 3000 killed and wounded, and 300
prisoners. Ammaong our killed is Lieut
Col. Cloughl of 'l'exss. lThe enLm»ys
oforce on Saturday evening was 75,000
ours only 12,000.
Intelligence fronm North Carolina,
says that Elizabetlh city hats been re- 1
takeni by a Coat;ederate force. (
At a coiuncil of war in Nashville, Ia
v it was deemed advisable to surrender
i that place to the enemy, in pret.rnce m
to having it shelled. 'ThIe women
Send children are being removed.- I
Clarksville is thoughlt thle best point
i to concentrate our fiarceis.
It is reported that the enemy were a
about to attack Columbus. F
Nashvrille, Feb. 16, 11:30, 1P. M.- e
1The fort surrendered at 3 o'clock this ea
morning, to 70,000 of the enemy; c
15(00 of the enemmmy killed and wound- b
ed. Our loss 500. Large reintorce- a
nmets were received by the enemy
during tihe night. The general ofi- tl
cer believing it inmipnssible to hold it
the fort, decided to capitulate, to save
greater loss of life. (en. Floyd,
with a part of his command, arrived h
in Clarksville by river. Gen. Pillow w
is retreating by land with a large G
body of troops, and will make ain
stand at Caarksville. Gen. Buckner, 1
who is reported to have been captured, at
cut his way through, and is now at am
Clarksville. Col. Forrest, with a part
of his corummnaud, also ueat their way fb
through and are now at Clarksville. dm
Nashvill , Foeb. 16.-It is rumored w
that an immense Federal force invest- a
ed Fort Doinelson, surromundiri it, w
S when tlhe fort+,ususndered. Pillow
and Floyd, and a gqod portion of their
r men escaeltd, tthe balrance were cap
tured. NO 1guntoat' 'have reath d
Clarksville yt. Considerable 'ex
?t; citementt in thscity, o~
Floyd 4wdl'ilow, with l3,ooo men
lF.ad realche4 Clarksville, and would
make a stand if reinforced.
S Bmrekher escaped with 1500 men.
Buell's army has been reported at
pringt!d, nine miles from Nash
Is vil, conmng down at a rapid speed
aLg by the turnpike road.
SThere are reports that a general
stampede has taken place at Nash
War ville. (kn. Ruggles and staff have
arer just arrived.
Gen. A. S. Johnson had ordered
the surrender of Nashville when the
rs. enemy.sahould cone. The civil au
thorities agreed to surrender. Gov.
:= Harris had issued a proclamation ad
iourning the legislature at Nashville
1.00 so as to meet at Memphis on Tu1day1
next. Johnston, with 10,A00 men,i
O has tfallen back to Murfreesboro road.
=leaving 6000 menbeltind which would
a is probably be cut off by Buell's forces. 1
an emphlis, Feb. 19.-A dispatch
f rom f ort Smith, Ark., says that
fighting comtneenced at Boston Moun
Stain at 2 o'clock to-day.
on Our forces are commanded by Col.
nHebert, of La. Only one Missouri
regiment was engaged. The 7th t
lowa regtiment was literally cut to
lpieces. Federal loss 700; ours 100.
t The }'ederals were repulsed, but
aed have since been reinforced, and dest
`11 perate fighting is olhead. t
i McCulloch is moving rapidly.
nHe issud a proclamation which was t
nobly responded to by Arkansans.
as Late advi-es indicate a Confeder
es, ate force of 80,000 will speedily be
4 collected at Nashvrille, anid the place
will be held at all hazards. ii
Johnston, P'illow and Floyd are a
all preparing for a vigorous and de- u
ternined defense of the city.
- ('olumbus will not be abandoned
while Nashville is in our hands.
S Mobile, Feb. 18.-A dispatch from u
Charleston, yesterday, says a launch v,
Sfront a Yankee cruiser captured a rice is
-schooner at Ball's Bay on Friday.
e. The captain of the schooner escaped. I
n '1lhe Yankee told him they intended hi
: to capture and destroy Savannah this b'
week, and attack Charleston soon pi
At n impression prevails generally'a
it that SavannahL and the railroad will w
d be simunitancously attacked this P'
SMemnphis, Feb. 19.-Gen. Polk A
will not evacuate Columbus. IHe is r
s fortifying Island No. 10, and strength- he
enrug his position.
L, Memphis, Feb. 20.-Gov. Harris
Shas issued a proclamation calling gitt err
the militia. Tennessee has 67 regi
, ments in the field. 'The Confetiderate bu
r government calls for :;" litre regi
a The 'Tenndssee legishaure meets cu]
- here to-day.
t An attack on Columbus is expect
ed daily. Beauregard will dt(l&* it 'i f
at all hazards. The gnutudrts ri art tie
ported at Clarksville this mnorViNe
en route for Nashville. It is rut"jiprt. r1-li
ed, but doubtful, that ifsufiienit·t tuire,- liir
can be collected i*tinme, a standl will l,
be made at Nashville. T'here will h..
a tight at that place shortly. l
Latest advices from Missouri sayv"'
that Col. Hubert was at l'rat' s store I tia
and the federals between hies ntd (;,
Kirkaville, on the telegraph road. .1il
trice had been reinubrceil :ond unow
has a force of 20,000. 1 le;.vv tiri ng
was heard at Fayettevilcl o11 thls. Istll. thai
Gens. IPrice and Jlc('uullochlu nii o:lle. t;h- witi
ing back before a supuritr fi.r ot tn t e ilhu r
18th. A fight had (ccbturred at I'uatt'
store in which Mehli'as, Mct'Nair's J
and Hubert's regiumeouls were urugvlag. ten
Memphis, Fu`j 20.-( lur loss at
fbort Dnelson, alter a fight of tour one
days, was 1600; the enemy's loss mtu
was 4000. Late on Saturday night
a council of war was held, when it
was determined to surrenrd'er-Gem. rest
Uow ýMkwiet tiak6 If. f jfl% Aa
heir staff, audL f bloydaM dSeed hin big.
cap- ade ueat ( mrieI ow, 8
hdid miornirig. ])n r * ,lisaind, ant
'ex- with army, unern a 2, , cpit.
ulated Onr Sdhay ki .
meo It is believed thist NNisrlle. has
ould been evacuated' Our army hasfsu
en. Memphis, Feb. 21L-There has
d at been no fgfigtifng at Columbus yet. h
ash- Tbe latest tePort says hao Federaff
aced are itsight: they have nmadenaede,
monntsations, on Parima, Alt is quiet
ish- Columbus will be defended to the
ave last. There is no idea entertaiied o
evacuating it. a
-red The following regiments were en
the gaed in the battle of Fort IJonelses
au- an surrendered:. First, ad, 4th, 20th
:ov. an 2G6th Mssissilippi, 5th Arkansas,
ad- 2d Alabama, 7th Texas, 8th' Kein- h
ille tucky, six Tennessee regiments and b
ilay three Virginia regiments. Our. loss a
ten, is twenty-three regiments of infantry
ad. and two batteries of light artillery. a
ald Nashville lA reported to be evacuated a
ces. by Johnston who has fnllnn ba.k
tcl Ihe Federals are said to be approach-, ti
hat lug. o1
S St. Louis, Feb. 19.-Gen. Halleck
received dispatches from Gen.Curtis,v
)ol. stating that Price's rear guard- was
uri overtaken from Springfield. The w
7th rebels escaped, leaving their baggage G
to and wagons.
t Memphis, Feb. 21.-Federal gun- hi
ut boats went up the Tennessee river to g
les Easport, Miss., seven miles from luka, et
to-day, but returned this afternoon. hi
NAshlville las not been occupied by se
S the Federalas yet. DI)
Columbus was quiet.
r- Punch on Jo/hntlkan.-We under- en
be stand Punch has been recently work- ca
ing up Jobnathan most assiduously, ha
ue and that he had made a great deal lei
Ile- out of lhim. A numbherjust received, ev
which we have not seen, has, we ho
ed learn, a miost capital hit. 'Thle whole the
am number nearly is devoted to the uni- pu
eh versal and 'tarnal Yankee nation, and we
ce in exceedingly rich. The principal at
d. Ipicture represents Lord i'almerston in pu
,d his own room, which is just entered we
is by a long, gaunt, slab-sided, sneaking, ry
mn prying Yankee, dressed in the lmost
appr(oved style of down-oast fashion, N
wpith sloached hat, coarse boots with str
is pants stuA4d iisside, and a bit tof the ct
stars andt stripes about his s'houlders. lii
k Adldressing IlimanClf to Lord Palmier- hill
" ston, with a sinister expression of face ret
hlie says: me;
My Lord: Are there any Confed- Mo
erates here I nor
A Il l'ialnerlaston makes no reply, thN
ý. but speaks to John: rec
Jolhn, look to the plate basket, and apl
call a policeman! 1
''This is the best hit of the season. by
leanging without Noteor Comment! hiin
t TheIi Jefferson (Texas) Confederatte C(lr
News, of the 21st inst., learns from a P'et
.reli:lale- source, that there were fivo tat
paersans hung on Sulphur near Sul
I lsur ltIlutf in Hopkins county, a few Co
dlays ago, foir expressing and persist- untt
,,,g in the expression of abolition sen- and
btizeni-ats, and celebrating the death of ror
(:ern. Zollicoffer and the disaster at wy
Mill Creek. ry
We also learn from the same source, s**
that there five others notified to leave l
within ten days, orthey wouldbe sim- I wi
ilarly dealt with. Picl
$ix men are reported by the Hous. he
tol Telegraph, to have been hang on
oue tre near Waco, a few days ago, to td
mostly on account of horse stealing.
A rorthern spy was recently a. Ja e
rested in the navy yard at Norfolk. from
~i~a I, st-~ted.,the44 hbe-.eZq C
8" psahid. saoros tde Pot me h ky et .
has The`kioowp itsWa mernu oth le
ba times, brief and. eloqueg.. Thiext
l is 1wel]t hosen,, mad adnirtblay iias
yet. trarted.. W. co y fro t ee-·'` iglii
rats'I' `C IChu 4017tlg~c~
e- Battle Cnriat,-- .I arw -c n to doe
oiet wi ;a istI here I/ "-Be'ragewrd's
the address to his seoldiers at 1ra1i e :
do While the loud tocin of die`
en- out our land; whilistoar brdess are
a9s amanu r u an..,e nes u-se an I
s_,ithe roof t* &-d rhny'& totherti
i:e) horite, whose pleasant chilhtrg liavAr
cd been rifled of that miade the, conoirt
lots and boy of zinnou sd n gapeacfll
ty agricultural people; the. i'nemseies
t and ' sweet associaties chlisteredt
und the hearthetenes fate genera
C- Lions swept 'away 'by the reel beson.
of e-struetion in the hand of the in,
Svader and ravisher, one's mind dwei'
ats naturally upon t(4, r epeclr i
'he which one gathers from the history of
'ge Go*'sdekl9na qrith f i aef o tli ski
have gone before us, who have strug
to ,. *J1M 0 IM
n-gl~dsedgetas MIr 4 Ao -h
a, erty and religion. Our battle cry
n. has been the sternest and saddest ever
by sent forth from the lips of a nation.
Defeat, for us, is annihilation;. there
fore, the cry rings wildly up to hear
ur en, "Victory or Death." So the
k- calm words, calmly spoken before the
ly, battle of Manassas, by the brave
01 leader, found an echo in the heart of
ad, every soldiern "If we must die, my
'e boys, I have come to die here 1" and
le the thrill runs through the great
ai- pulse of all the millions of people.
d women and children, of the Confeder
al ate States-with one heart, one im
in pulse, they send back the shout, t'If
d we must die, we die here! " "Victo
g ry or l)eath'!"
Disjatches have been received at
"'Nash ville from l'resident Davis in
eh structing (en. Johnston to hold the
te city at evrvy hazard, amn informing
*. hint that reintorcements will be sent
r him immedintely.
Accordingly our army, which was
e retreating toward Murfreesboro', cntom
menced to recross the Cumberland
I- Monday night, and to make a stand
north of the city. Foet Zollicoffer,
three miles belokw-a strong position
recently erectud-wiIl also be occu
pied and held, so as to prevent the
d approach of the gunhoats.
Dispatchles were received last night
a by Gov. Harris, from the War De
partment at Richmond, instructing
! himnt to see that the Memphis and
a, Chalrleston railroad be immediately
p ut in order for the rapid tranepor
tuation of heavy bodies of troops.
WM-y Pikeenst was not 2aken.a.
Col. Lomax, of the 3d Alabama Vol
unteers, who commanded the h'lorida
and Alabama forcesr which captured
f Forts 13arrancas, MlcRae and the Nn
vy Yard, in a letter to the Montgome
ry Advertiser in referenco thereto.
Hereafter, when peace is restored,
I will inform the public why Fort
Pickens was not taken at the same
time. 'the facts have never yet sees
Chase has written another letter
to time committee on finance, urgent
ly calling for immediate atction.
Jesse D. Bright has been expelled
from the Senate.