A Diary of American Events.

November 6.—Major-General Butler, from his headquarters at New Orleans, issued the following order:

 

Headquarters Department number 1,
Confederate States of America, New-Orleans, La.,
March 20, 1862.

General orders, no. 90. . . .

XII. All process from any court of law or equity in the parishes of Orleans and Jefferson, for the ejection of the families of soldiers now in the service of the government, either on land or water, for rent past due, is hereby suspended, and no such collections shall be forced until further orders. . . . . .

By command of Major-General Lovell. J. G. Pickett,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

The above extract from orders of the rebel General Lovell is accepted and ordered as referring to the families of soldiers and sailors now in the service of the United States.

By command of Major-General Butler.

George C. Strong, A. A. G.

—General Reynolds took possession of Warrenton, Virginia, this afternoon, the rebels offering no opposition; five prisoners belonging to the Third Virginia cavalry, and two infantry soldiers were captured.—General Charles D. Jameson died at Old Town, Maine, this morning.—The English schooner Dart was captured off Sabine Pass, Texas, by the United States schooner Rachel Seaman.

General Beauregard ordered non-combatants to leave Charleston, South-Carolina, “with all their movable property, including the slaves.” This was done “to avoid embarrassments and delay, in case a sudden necessity should arise for the removal of the entire population.”

A fight took place near Leatherwood, Kentucky, between a small body of Union troops under the command of Captain Ambrose Powell, and a gang of rebel guerrillas, resulting in the flight of the latter, leaving six of their number dead, and their captain mortally wounded.—Frankfort Commonwealth.


The Rebellion Record—A Diary of American Events; by Frank Moore
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