Civil War news by Uriah Hunter Painter (correspondent for the Inquirer)

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Civil War news by Uriah Hunter Painter (correspondent for the Inquirer) - LATE FROM THE AHMY GF THE FOTCKAG. URIAH II....
LATE FROM THE AHMY GF THE FOTCKAG. URIAH II. PAINTER'S ILS PATCH Eo. f tcui Correrpomience of Ae Jmjwrrr. Hagl-utowx, Hagl-utowx, Hagl-utowx, Hp., Snnday, July 12 S I. M. Lieutenant-Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel BruxToy, of the Eighteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, and Elpee's Lattery, dashed in here at 9 A. M., for the northeast side ot the tow n. The Rebels fell back, after firiuc a few shots, to a point south of the town, and have taken up their line of battle on the range of hills, forming a senu-circle senu-circle senu-circle around the town upon the south and west bides. lhe Eleventh Corps drove in the Rebel pickets on the west side, and now hold the town. The Rebels left about a dozen wounded here, m the Court House, and about a dozen of ours, among them Captain Fenxypacker, of the Eighteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry. I am writing from the Seminary, Seminary, on the Frederick pike. From here I can see tho enemv rigorously at work, throwing up breast works, behind which they are placing field artillery. A battle here will involve the sheiiing of the to.-. to.-. to.-. n, more or less, by both parties. Just as I rode in with the advance, a shell came out of the side of a house over our heads, baring passed through the I ed of fome men who had got up to see our troops come in. Captain NicoriMt8 and Captain Daniels, of the Signal Corps, run up their flig, the first in town, on the Female Seminary, which yesteruay was the hedd-quarters hedd-quarters hedd-quarters of Generals Lm and Stuart. Yesterday a citizen had a Philadelphia In quirer with the acceun: of the surrender of Yicks-bura-, Yicks-bura-, Yicks-bura-, Yicks-bura-, Yicks-bura-, and was reading it in front of lhe house, when a Rebel officer came up, and, cursing him, took the paper from him. General Lit a fi na'i y put tAe eitizrn voider arrest, and charged him trith making trouble, saying that the whole thing was an internal Yankee Yankee lie. Cm Sunday "last the Rebel wagon trains and wounded commenced to pass through here towards the Potomac. On Tuesday Jstitart came with his cavalry and part of Ewell'b corps of inlantry, and went into camp ono mile this side of Funkstown, where they threw up works for defence to hold An-tietam An-tietam An-tietam creek. On Thursday morning Le arrived, and for two days his army was inarching thiough, en route to Dixie. Lee left here orJy last night, and before leaving issued an order to his army, having had it printed here. Rebelgofficers told people here freely, that they were whipped, but said it was because they had a bad position, but they would give us anoth er battle here. They are scare of ammunition, and this morning gathered up all the scrap iron in tovm and got naiU, fcc, from the stores. Reports from the Potomac are that no Rebels have yet crossed. They are putting up pontoon bridges that came from Winchester. Everything betokens another battle at any moment. moment. Very heavy rain is now falling north of ns in the mountains. Advance of our Troops Rnmored Attempt of the Rebels to Turn our Right, and their Repulse Military Movements. Special Despatch to the Inquirer. Booxsboro', Md., July 12 Midnight. I have jnst returned from the front, and from General Meade's head-quarters. head-quarters. head-quarters. Our forces are steadily advancing, and are now within sight of the Rebels. There has a j j

Clipped from The Philadelphia Inquirer14 Jul 1863, TuePage 1

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)14 Jul 1863, TuePage 1
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