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

April 21.—The United States Circuit Court, for the middle district of Tennessee, held its first (preliminary) session, since the secession of the State, in the court-room of the capital at Nashville, Judge John Catron presiding.—Chicago Times. —The Provost-Marshal's force at Richmond, Va., arrested three citizens of that place, named Jas. Humphreys, Benj. Humphreys, watchmakers, and [...]

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April 18.—The United States gunboat Tioga was successfully launched at the Navy-Yard at Charlestown, Mass., this afternoon.—N. Y. Tribune, April 19. —At Philadelphia, Pa., Parson Brownlow was received at Independence Hall by the city authorities this morning —Mr. Tregg, President of the Common Council, receiving him with words of the heartiest welcome. Mr. Brownlow replied [...]

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April 6.—Colonel Duffield, at Murfreesboro, Tenn., captured a mail direct from Corinth, Miss., with upward of one hundred and fifty letters, many containing valuable information regarding the strength and position of the rebels. From these letters Gen. Dumont learned that a number of spies were at Nashville and Edgefield, Tenn., and had them arrested.—National Intelligencer, [...]

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