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Battle Of Newark

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Palmyr;1, Mo., Ang. 5. A severo fight oocurred at Newark, Knox county, Fiiday evening ast. - About 1,000 guerrillas under Porter approacbed the town an hour beforo sunset, and wére met by parta oí' two two cnmpunies of State miütia under Oapt. Lain, nuinbering 75 men. The rebels charged on our troops and wcre repulsed, wben they dismountod and finally drove Capt. L:iin into town, where a severe strnggle took place rcsulting in tlie cnpiüilution oi our forccs, who wero ïrnmodiatuly parolcd. Our J.iss was four killxl and four woundcd. The rebels acknowledgod seventy-three killed and n largo number wounded. Porter'a gang earried off the aims and camp equipage of our troops. On Sundoy the State lorces of Col. Quitar und ïfiyor? Olnpper ind Oaldwcll passed Ihrough Newark in pursuit of l'ortor. On SatiirdaT a band of one hundred nnd"flfty gucnühis took possession f Alexandria, Mo., sei.'.-d uil the anns initl ammunition they could find, and did considerable other plundering and left. About three hundred were down on Siirwrlay from Keokuk, and arrebted soiiie tliirty rebel syropalhizers and touk idem to Keokuk. LíL" A man aken up lately for mbbiflg a fejlo lodgAr, He saifi ho CHiimencod by cheatiüg a printer, and i)fiT that, overything raeeall; cumc éa'v to li t (ti.


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