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The Daily Dispatch: September 8, 1862., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
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ir intention is cannot be known to any but themselves. The losses. We have no means of estimating our losses in killed, wounded, and missing, of the battle of Saturday last. They were principally of the troops composing McDowell's and Fitz John Porter's commands, and are variously estimated at from 3,000 to 5,000. Among the killed were Gen. Hatch, (on the field;) General Buford, (reported;) Captain Smead, of 5th Artillery, (half of whose head was blown off by a cannon ball;) Col. Brown, 28th Indiana; Col. Coulter, 73d Pennsylvania; Capt. Read, of 12th Artillery; and Capt. Weed, 5th Artillery. Among the wounded were Gen. Tower, leg shot off; Gen. Schenck, wrist fractured badly; Gen. Kearney. very badly wounded; Col. Fletcher Webster, of Mass., very badly; Col. Thomas, 22nd New York, desperately through head and lungs; Gen. Sigel, in the hand; Col. Hays, of 65th Pennsylvania; Col. Soest, 29th New York, very badly; Lieut. Wharton, of 11th infantry, slightly in the arm
n street at variance with law and order, was admonished and let off.--James Coyle, a person of suspicious appearance, was arraigned for going into the watch making business in a manner forbidden by law and custom. The mode adopted by Mr. Coyle was by no means peculiar to himself, it being the old style adopted by enter prising individuals from the time of Jack Sheppard upwards. Possessing himself of an iron instrument known as a "jimmy," he had contrived by its skillful use to enter the domicil of Mr. Simon Brown, and finding a small stock in trade in the shape of four silver and two gold watches, he seized them and immediately decamped. Circumstances, however, pointed the finger of suspicion so strongly against the amatuer watchmaker, that he was pursued and the property recovered. It was worth $350, and would have been a pretty good haul if the operator had gotten off with his booty. Coyle was committed for examination on the charge of grand larceny before the Hustings Court.
ashington performed the long march which brought him from the banks of the Hudson to those of the York in September and October, and captured Cornwallis and his whole army on the 19th of October. The battle of Brandywine was fought on the 11th of September, and on this very day (8th September) Green fought the desperate battle of Entaw. In the war of 1812, the battles of Lakes Erie and Champlain were fought in September; the one Sept. 10th, 1813, the other Sept. 11th, 1814, both on Sunday. Brown made his famous sortie from Lake Erie on the 2d September, 1814. On the 12th of the same month the British army was repulsed in its advance upon Baltimore, and the next day the bombardment of Fort McHenry took place. On the 8th of September, 1847, our troops gained a victory in front of Mexico, and on the 14th, (the anniversary of the entry of Jerusalem by Titus, and of the entry of Moscow by Napoleon,) they took possession of the city. It is worthy of remark that the allies landed in the
ay, and Aldermen Bray, Timberlake and Lipscomb. James Coyle was arraigned for examination for stealing two gold watches valued at $50 each, one chain valued at $15, four silver watches valued at $25 each, and $55 in money, the property of Simon Brown. The robbery was effected at the Columbian Hotel, where Brown was boarding. The proof being satisfactory, the prisoner was sent on for trial before Judge Lyons--D. Murphy was examined for stealing a mule worth $200 from the city, and sent onBrown was boarding. The proof being satisfactory, the prisoner was sent on for trial before Judge Lyons--D. Murphy was examined for stealing a mule worth $200 from the city, and sent on for trial. --James Brown, for stealing a wagon worth $50 from John M. Pullen, was also examined and sent on — Robert Burch, for stealing a pistol worth $50 from Valentine Schriver, was also sent on.--Caspar McCormick, charged with forging a paper for the purpose of procuring a marriage license, also underwent an examination and was committed for trial before Judge Lyons-- slave of Mrs. M. E. Hill was tried for attempting to down her mistress a house, and being found guilty, was sentenced to