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The Daily Dispatch: April 28, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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prison, he made an assault on that gentleman, rendering it necessary that an armed guard should be placed over him. Lieut. Turner, who has charge of the prison, came in about 10 o'clock, and in reply to his questions, the man said his name was Ned Brown; that he belonged to the 21st Mississippi Regulars, Col. Mott, and to Capt. Harris's company. He afterwards denied this, and said that the Southern Confederacy did not owe him anything, and he did not owe the Southern Confederacy anything; alsnd. He appeared to be facetiously sarcastic in his remarks. Lieut. Turner said it was his duty to send him before the Provost Marshal, and started the man thither in charge of a guard. The two had proceeded about a square from the prison, when Brown grappled the guard by the throat with one hand and seized his musket with the other. Failing in his attempt either to disable the guard or get his musket, he quit his hold and started to run off. He had gotten about forty yards distant, near the
er of articles, amounting in the aggregate to a felony, from Bill Scott, was discharged, there being no proof of the charge. Andrew Lydeer in the city with Louisiana papers, was discharged with instructions to leave. Jacob, slave of Robert J. Wilson, charged with going at large, was committed as a runaway. James Pearce was fined three dollars for being drunk and lying on the sidewalk. Wm. Gray, free, living in the city with Amelia papers, was ordered twenty lashes. Ned Brown, colored, was ordered twenty-five lashes for receiving a quantity of stolen wood. James Webster, charged with being drunk and stealing a foot-mat from Miss Bell Mitchell, was sentenced to 90 days in the chain gang and committed to jail in default of $200 security. A large number of colored individuals, charged with creating and being with an unlawful assembly, were admonished and discharged. J. Hawdy, charged with being drunk and firing a pistol in the streets, was discharge