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VOL. 1. SHREVEPORT, LA., ······111· 0DA rr
__ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ · JULY 30,ic- · 1861 ·COr: 78a
T'ie, Sihrev eport Iaily News,
'ca ".l d ; r rrry Tcssduy,x IIed nrtsday. Thetr
day.. Fridaey. antd *aturdtay mruorning,
Ollic . on Texa.s Street,
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." ,"oh hiitli,,ltl imsertion , per
il THlE I):ILY:
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" pro.", - .is ' ,nd biasin ,.s, -'nrds, (in
*. On J)un)) I Daily paper,) not e.x 1etdig
G-,ill,- ... 12tl nths, " +>5-without
- pl.'tii.- ... f yearly a. , dv rtise'' ! is
i,"t\ - li mit'. to their own immediate t anidl
S . i'{-.., t: s.s d the busine7ss of an
fir:n is not considered as inelh
S: .; .r itr- indi" iduli i-e-- bers.
"0 't1"n-...el ts pubIlihedsi at irregalar
:. u ,  ý. I lper sq"tar r, for euh insertion.
0 " v.inihg ,:undiilters folr a nDistrict or
;.". ii. i10:  or a 1'arish otlice. $ili;
. -1 11 p1u1 in JadvalnI-e.
il .. h -ri-'Inl .nts for strasngers or traus
,. ,Ii- I -.1 .tr- is.,t msarked lon ill-e l
, tk'it: , l ti r,- will lh. inI-ertd till
\i, ,.' 1 p:2-kly :). rt i",\ cte.dl.
^,: .. :~.n'. n l "hr i s will lfe 1u h li r114.
-: ,, i, ...i ri*. . tributes of re. .-pee .: n i
mm : ,,.' i ",no  ,--hs as other adlvertisenw' nts.
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Office nearly opposite the
. <;E0. II KENi)D.ALL.
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Vickiburg "Whig.
Published in Vick.!,ur, Mfis..,. by
if. Shannon. l'errus, in advance,
iaLily per atnnumi, S : ~V Weekly. $3.
IC,'E! I(,'lE.' ICE!
. CAlII( of Rockland Jake,
Crvstal ICE, just received and for
sale by A. ENGLE & (O.
Shreveport, April 25-n l-tf
.Attlorney ait, Lawy,
Office over (iltlvrs 4- Beard's S't.e.
(or. ''Texas and Spring sts..
ii-1 vd SillEVE'IO1'T. LA.
L. MI. IUT.'T,
1. torney- ant JL~an.',
Oflire', vorner Jd'i emn 4- Malrket Streets.
I'ractices., in ~Caddo, BoIsier and
1)e,.nt,-,. nlO-lvd
Attorneys & Counsellors at Law.
.S/rrreport, La.
I t R('iE incopartnership in all
the courts held in the city ,f Shreve
port, and in the. lparishs o l oto
and i ssie r.
Stle dice o n M:trrket street near Milam.
ROUTr. J. L, O'.1 . SA.M'I. VEI:Ll...
Attorney as.nd ounselor at LaRu,
\X ILIh practice in the Courts of
(_.Caddo and surrounding parishes, and
in the Suipreiimie Churt at Monroe and
Alexandria. ( #Mice on Market street,
near the P'ostatee, Shrewvport, La.
u14-l vtl
EI-1.1;E T D. CRAIG,
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
t º.1ir', opp,,sitc Pgst O!/,e.
5 Iit. VEP. .uRT., LA.
Will practice in the. Co(urts of
Caddo, joe",,,t,,, and l,)ssir. Id 1"
.1. C. MOi VC R E.
f!/fi', tru/.,' L. _1. Vut/. arn,,er of
Mtil/am +tu ,l ..la 'rkrt streets. ,,:u. - I
r .. III ' 'Ef-'( "}RT L(fI º( E off I'.
.4r ._ er and A. l 11. o. . M. -). nie t.s
.vlry IIdy at 74 1'. M.
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.. H. larmvnl..,., Sýe".v.
S.arerreport ( haptur of il .L. oM. No. 1O.
m1.ts on th'. 21d and 4th .1,,lyt-V of ..t'ah
InII u J. I t :.a iP..1' . J. (.. t(c ,'Ir.I..ýAM :,
T. (. Waller. I , . rder. II. P.
1arrr1port Council, R. and S. Ta. No. 5,
Otlawts ,1n till, iLt alnd 3, .Slt"ur7.a f oten'h
l,,nt h.a t 7A P. M. E. .MET 1º. ('It,.ll;,
H nrl y Levy, Ilo.'rdr. T1'..(.-.N
?E- Place offHeating, at the Ma.1sotui H.ull
-". The regular meetin.-, of
."EITHI LODGE, No. 21, arc h.ld
,011 V¢dn..,d+tavy '\venings, at 7 o'clock,
at their L'odlu. 11],,om ,1n T',xas street.
P'. 11. KEYES, N. ( .
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J. C. Il'II:i.P'. J.V. I b (ER
Phelps & Rogers.
, ,"rces..rs'., to 'I'. II. Etheridgc )
Iror·.rs' 1 &(oriiiission Mei'rhanl s
< 'r. ('"nnamrrt'e andl 2Milamn st.s..
1lit1 VI ;'nolItr. I, .
le.."ep constantlv onu hi:id a large as
I-wI.t of Nlap/e and FJny Grt (r'o
'·c/i I ... . ( €orn. 0)(s, C/r'.
Advin( (s nade ol n culn sig ntlll: llI1 . to
onIr tfrintis il New Orlhans. n, I d 1 v
J. iR. im.pson. G. 31. ('aloun.
siInpson & Calhoun,
31Eil CIAI I'TS,
leciririn. andl l"orwa'rdin.r ..lentci,
sI!It ! VEIoRT. I,..
la'Lving le1flted thi' popular and eonano
dious \\'ro:house of N11essrs. HoWatrd, Tally
&. Co., and having had long experience in
business, we hope to receive a share of the
public patronage, and pledge ourselves to
do all in our power to give entire satisfac
tion in all business entrusted to our care.
All we ask is a trial. o025
Washington, July 25.-The Fed
eral pickets at Fall's Church were
driven in early on Wednesday. Mc
Clellan will arrive to-day. The Wai
Department is engaged in athoroug]i
reorganizing of the army. The old
system is to be changed.
Reliable officers will be provided
subject to the examination of the
board of officers appointed Ly the
War department.
Two Bradleys, one of them a stu.
dent for the niinistry, were arrested
at Alexandriaas MaInassas spies.
The Federal pickets have been with
drawn two miles outside of Alexan.
dria. It is reported that 80,00(
troops have bcen accepted throughoul
the North.
France and England are undoubt
edly discussing the blockade, with a
view of msaking propositions.
The New York 1herahl says the
zmemorablejroute at MJianassas has set
the Government back on the defences
occupied three months ago.
Col. Bartlett, of the 5th Missi.sippi
regiment, has been brought to Wash
ingtonu, a prisoner.
Indinopalis, Julv 26(.-Two regi
ments muslltered out of the service,
have returned hmeii. 'l'hree other
regiments are on their way.
Louisville, July 2(i.--'l'The Cincin
nati papers contain the 'l.'ribune's call
for the resignation of the whole cabi
net on account of incompetency.
The following shows the reckless
ness of the Lincoln attempt to man
the glorious victory of the C.onfede
rates :
Washington, July 21.-There is
no doubt that the reason why the re
bels declined pursuing the retreating
forces, is that a palic octcurred among
thetm. 'lhiv retired to tthe Manass
as entrencluhients.
Boston, July 25.-Chase asks the
Boston Banks for a loan of five mil
lions tfr sixty days at 5 per cent.
Fort Monroe, .lulv 25.-Imnportant
reconnoitering is taking place to-day.
'Tlhe lTimes says our regiments are
mostly demoralized, and will be dis
Ihanded. and recognized with more ef
ticient ,fficers.
\Vnashington. .ulv 25.-Only a ma
jarity of the famous (;9thl retilnetnt
will re-enlist.
P'hiladelphia, ,Julyv 25.-T''he Bul
letin pretends to have inf;ormation
from the lips of a wvealthyv Virginian,
residing near Manassas, to the teffict
that the ('onfederate loss is between
three and four thousand. and that
only two lhundred were left of the
celebrated Black I1,orse Virginia C':r
alry. The Virginian savys the ft'rtt
natI F'edermalists ididn't ,e to Manass
as. where the powder mines coveredt
many acre.s. He decluares the sa.ue
thing existed at Iichmiiond.
Col. 5Miles. who co',lllnanded the re
serve corps at ('entirville is under ar
The Confe;derates are pianting bat
teries at Fairfax (:ourt HIouse.
Baltimore, ,July i 215.l-There are
rumors of a hattle at harper's Fe'rry.
T'lhe tfederaiists claim the victcrv.
Beauregard is reported to have gone
A priv:ate letter from Patterson at
Harper's Ferry, dated Mondlav, says
lie declined to attack .ohiisoii. h'le
savs: .Johnson was too well prepared
and my tforl'es was less than 20,000.
Ninet'een of the regiments' time will
be up in a week, and all but tu:r de
clared that they would not serve an
hour longer.
5iPART 1 CU ULARfl's
The Great Battle.
The Ilichmond papers of the 24th,
contains the following account of the
great battle fought on Sunday last:
We are able to give the reader an
authentic statement of this battle.
General Beauregard disposed his
army along the banks of Bull Ru~
from Union Mills Ford to the Ston
Bridge Ford, the stream being be
tween the two armies, and our Brig
ades so arranged as to guard the va
rious fords between the two points
above named.
The enemy advanced withingrang,
at 8 o'clock, P. M., opened a heavy
fire on Gen. Bonham's command al
Mitchell's Ford, and kept it up some
time to deceive our troops as to the
real point of attack. It was soon dis
covered to be a feint, and the left
wing of our line found to be very
heavily pressed. The enemy con
centrated on that point, by rapid
marches an overwhelming mass ol
troops of all arms, and at 10 o'clock
the battle raged to its height. Gen
erals Beauregard and Johnson ar
rived on the scene nearly at the same
time, and both exhibited great per
sonal prowess and courage in the en
gagemrnAt. Gen. Beauregard rode up
and down the line till his horse was
killed; Gen. Johnson seized a stan
dard and rallied a wavering regiment.
'T'roops were rapidly moving fromnthe
right and center to the relief of the
left,' and by 3 o'clock 15,000 of our
men were there in the furious action
against :35,000 of the enemy. At
that hour Gen. Kirby Smith's Brig
ade arrived on the railroad from Win
chester to Manassas Junction, at a
point within two miles of Stone
Bridge. Seeing the violence of" the
contest there, this general stopped
the ears, and dismounting his mien,
marched straight on the enemy, with
out orders, and without going; to the
Junction, thereby saving a tive mile
nmarch. Gen. Bea]:uregard did not at
first recognize this brigade, and he
lieved it a flank movement of the en
emy, till they came near enough for
the flag to be distinguished. On their
arrival in line, a general charge was
mad,-, and the enejmv broke and fled
When the armies reached ('C'ntreville
where' McDowell had 15I.000 fresh
men and heavy guns in position. he
made a desperate rally. But another
charge of the ('onfederates broke the
new lines, and his disaster became
About half the memnhers of the
Federa:l (Congress were distant spec
tators t!' the .great battle. At C(ln
terville was found a table bounteous
ly spread. -turroinded by eaipty seats
and twenty baskets ut' ehamupagne,
whlere Senator W\ilson was in the ant
of evntertaining a large dinner patrt yo
,our arrival. lie himself narrowly
escaped. the get ouit of thl village
in the di::guise of a driver of a mar
ket c-art. Amioni,, other curiosities
seized there. was a numi:rher ctf 'ills
of fare of dinners Mcl teeweil intended
to _ive at difierent points.
\Ve have taken GI pieces of catl
n-,t. , 20,0(I0 stand of arms, meire than
;i5tJ0 Wag,,ns laden wi th st(,res and
ilUnliltio ns, atnd a quantity if provis
in~, -tatedtt so ret a fia 'til e ias to
bi a;itsolutely incredible.
\Ve have killed and w,,umnded
silme 7.O0tf or 6,0Ii00 of the (iencrnm,
and takn( nnearly 1,000 prisomners,
while ., hers art ctonstan:lv hruei.ght
in from the wods-. Acongig them
is El"v, ai member of tihe Fetderal
('on-ress from New York.
( )iur own loss is 5o0 killed and
1,500 wounded. No prisoners. Our
ie'giments most sutlering are the .4th
Alabama. ithe thi and Sthl leorgia.
1is.her's N. U. Regiment and lI amp
ton's Legion.
We are unable to state on tIhe best
authority that the loss in killed, ,on
our side. does not excee-d i0,-Omro
h:ihlv nmi much over 4(10.
It is currently reported, and even
vonched fur by saw1 of thiu passen
gors, that Gei. Scott was near the
sceno of action in his carrniage.
When the retreat of his army took
place, Scott left the vehicle and es
caped in one direction, while the
carriage drove oft' in another, Our
men of course pursued the carriage
and captured it, and in it found the
sword and epulets of the old Gene
i, w asmngton, July 27.-Gen M:,
e Clellan ha arrived hree. A-commit
"- tee from' New York are endeavoring
- to have Gen, Wool put in active er-c
N plbyment.
a Alexandria advices say it has been
ascertained the Southerners huod ar
o curate information ofthefederal move
r ments. The withdrawal from Fair
t fax was a part of theirplan to ambus
s cade the Federalists.
s The Senate bills have passed to
- punish conspiracy and for the supre.
t sion of rebellion.
r Cincinnati, July 27.-Coxoccupies
- Charleston on the Kanawaha river.
I The Southerns hasae burned thc
f bridges and fallen back.
SWashington, July 27.-A Michi
- gan regiment last 9 officers and 10%5
- men. The regiment went into the field
a 475 strong.
The Southerners are coneentratinlg
- at Winchester, causing much unea'
meinss. An attack on Harper's Ferry
is apprehended.
St. Louis, July 27.-Frenfont has
organized his staff.
Later from Texas.
We have Galveston papers to the
16th inst., giving three days later
The News, of the 13th, has the t'ol
lowing about the blockade at Galves
Our outside visitors have been in a
state of quiescence since of last, exce lt
that yesterday morning they captured
a lumnber vessel from Calcasieu, called
T. J. Chambers, and Thursday the
schooner Tom Hicks, with lumber
from the above place. To-day the
tender, the Dart and another vessel
are cruisiug; the others are together
about four miles east of the bar.
The same paper says :
Wharton and Fort Bend counties
have promptly responded to the c:: lt
of Brazoria for assistance in coast d.-
Some of the blockading fleet were
at the mouth of Old Caney, on the
5th inst., taking soundings.
The News, of the 16th, says :
The crew of the schooner T. J.
Chambers were released by the block -
ading steamer, and sent ashore lass
'Sunday. The captain and crew at
the schooner Hicks remained aboard.
tlhe fi,rnmr prefering to go to Key
West ratherthan come off without hi
vessel. It is reported that three in.:
from (lldveston Island got aboard ti!.
steamer 011on Saturdav and enlisted.
ThIe (Civilian has the following x
tract troni a private letter, dated .lul
Several of us took a sloop and wentrr
out to sea fifteen miles and spoke the,
Fairfield and schooner Troyv. The
sloop went out again the next day.
and failed in speaking the Sam Hot:-
ton, but spoke Water Witch, Zack
Sabel, Alexander and Clarinada.-
Water Witch is here, having come in
yesterday. We Spoke the Hop,-.
laded with melons, but he kept et,
had to beach his vessel. NMcClosk y.
pilot of the Bell, came up in the yawl
lhe went down in, and spoke the '.iex -
as, which is now here. Yesterday
mnorningr a schooner came here fros,i
the westward, and 31cC. and four ,
the Bell's crew took the yawl adrl
started after her, saving he was goirf
to catch her or follow her to (Ialvestr.,tm
bar. This (Thursday) night, he hs:
not got hack. The Bell discharged
some of her freight here, ineliiding
seventy heo gslheadc. sugar, and wort
up to lBeaumont.
'he Cuban slave trade, since I ,.L
withdrawal of the United Starn
squadron from the coast of Cuba. i.
said to be carried on with redoubta
ble vigor. Six cargo.s have hbee-i
landed on the "ever faithful lise'
since the 24th of 31arch. The British
Admiral, Mlilne, is said to have re.
laxed his vigilance, and does not hes
itate to say to American merchants
that he is not going'to do double du
ty, slaves hunting, as he has been
compelled to do since the withdraw
al of the Yankees.

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