Berkshire County Eagle 6-11-1963 - 71st New York Infantry Volunteer - Source
NUMBER 4.T. THE EAGLE. Thursday, June 11, 1863, BERKSHIRE COUNTY EAGLE, JUNE 11, 1863. VOLUME 34 3 _-ii-- " ' ----Â·a-""**- n^riTsJ-oiiiJLJ Ttf Â« EVENTS AND COMMENTS. ALTHOUGH THE WAR Mgwsof the week Has chronicled a severe battle at Port Hudson, a recrossing of the Rappahanaock, and a battle with Stuart's cavalry, f t the situation " is characterized rather by a steady progress of .the Union arms than by any deoided'success- ea j . Frotn Vieksburg wo have received nothing nothing reliable for the lasb two days, up to which New Advertisements. Lazarus Morris, notice of visit;' Administrator's Administrator's Notice, estate of Daniel Eamos ; Guardian's Guardian's Sale of Real Estate ; Return of Mutual Life Insurance Co., Now York ; Commercial Paper and Loans negotiated; Administratrix Notice, estate of W, P." Warrjncr; Board Wanted ; Situations Wanted ; Rockwell Hurlbut, Hurlbut, the celebrated Ilorao Tamers in Pittsfiold ; List of Letters, o. SOMETHING about a seceoh gun, by Rev. Dr. FRUIT is LOOKING unusually well lu thin vHn- Uy this year, there having boon no frosts or winds to injure it, The imtniAiso army of miter- pillars which have been too much neglected, howovor, threaten dcsiruolion to tho crop in many fields. In a rido of a dozen miloa through a fruit-growing portion of tho county, wo found tho orchards almost Invariably festooned with nests, with very few indications of'war upon thorn by tun farmers. THERE is SOMK reason to doubt whether tho 21st rogitnout wont with flic rest of tho Ninth Corps to Vioksburg. Tho Ninth was very much scattered, and tho 2lst regiment was at Mount Sterling, Ky., on important dctnolicd Borvloo.-- Tho Otis Murclor. JUDICIAL COURT--SrjtoiAi. TKIIM. Tho upeoial session of the Supremo Court, for tho trial of Jinnee Oallondor, for tho murder murder of Mrs. Jonen of Otis, WOB continued on JJ-'hurwlay. No evidence except corroborating, wns produced by the government in addition to (lint reported lust \\ook, tho pronuoution relying relying on tho oonfiasion and corroborating tua x - timony. The government having rested their case, Norniun W. Shores, Esq., of Leo, opened for the dcf'onno, stating that thoy expected to prove mi nlibi or variance in time, and that Tho 40th in tho Lato Battle.' Wo do tho beat wo aro tablg this wcok_ satisfy tho intense anxiety which ex is county with rogard to^u'cir friends in the 49th, and by tho kind assistance of thoao' who hav6 received letters, aro ' able lo give the fullest information yot published as to casualties. 9 " ' .Â· ' I.,ettir from Q,. M. Sergeant Howard. Quartermaster Sergeant Goorgo K. Howard, writes a hasty loiter to his father, Mr. Welcome Welcome S. Howard, in which ho oays : " Wo had a severe fight yesterday, and lost a great many men.' Wo undertook to storm tho breastworka in tho rear of Port Hudson, Wounded.-- Lieut, Ohas. W. Kniffin, West oStockbridge, flesh wound, right arm; Serg't A. F. Blies, flesh wound, leg; Corp. S.'H.' Rossiter, Richmond, right breast, seriously ;! Corp. II. H. Davis, Savoy, flesh wound, leg ; privates W. D. Bliss, West Stockbridge, flesh; wound, leg; Samuel S. Sturtovant, Sav6y,' in foot ; Henry l): s Won twortlf,. Windsor, abdomen," abdomen," seriously ( Jno. A^ Francis, Windsor, head, slightly ; Charles H. Cook, Richmond, breast, seriously ; H. R. Clark, Beckot, aide, slightly ; Fred. Belcher, New Ashford, right leg amputated. Emory King, of Co. C, reports the following following : V Â« , 1 John John Olih and Emory King, Co. C, both of Cheshire, wounded slightly; Henry D. battled" of Yorktown, ^Viilb.msburg, Seven Pines,-Fair Oaka, Burnt 'Chimneys, Peach prcbard, Glendale', Malvorn Hill, Bristow Station, Station, where ho was dangeror isly wounded,and Chancellorsvillo, where he 'was a^zain slightly wounded at tho head of his regiment. ' The 71st has been twic'j largely recruited since it entered the field, and has been reduced to its present skeleton of a regiment; by losses in battle -- a glorious ^record, both^for* the corps and its commander. The regiment will now again be filled^up} and we doubtnot'will win new laurels!"" "^ " 4 k " v "' '