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ed courage, and that the educated and intelligent cannoneer possesses an advantage over the trained hireling which years of drilling cannot compensate. Take an example Gen. Magruder's whole force of artillery at the battle of Bethel consisted of Brown's and Stanard's batteries of howitzers, seven pieces in all. It may be doubted whether the world ever witnessed such a cannonade. There certainly never had been up to that time anything like it on this Continent. So tremendous was it that Butleom the signs still existing, pronounced it to have been astounding, and doubted whether there had ever been anything approaching it. Novo Stanard's battery had practiced a few days at Chimborazo with blank cartridges, but had never fired a shot. Brown's battery had fired ten or twelve shots from Gloucester Point at a steamer attempting to pass up the river, but had never practiced with blank cartridges. They were, therefore, emphatically raw troops. Yet, while the enemy's artillery failed to
Presentments by the Grand Jury. --The Hustings Court Grand Jury presented the following persons for misdemeanors, viz: Mary Gladson, Washington Brown, John Brogan, Sebastian Knewbard, Patrick McNeal, Benjamin Bolton, Daniel Crawford, E. K. Lockwood, John A. Scott, Michael Kearney, Joseph Vernon, Thomas Smith and Mary Sullivan. The Grand Jury will meet again on Thursday. The Court, by virtue of an ordinance of the Convention of the State of Virginia, passed on the 1st day of July, 1861, order that all able-bodied free male negroes, between the ages of eighteen and fifty years, within the jurisdiction of this Court at the date of the said ordinance, be enrolled, and that said enrollment be deposited in the Clerk's Office of this Court, and that the Mayor of this city be requested to have this order executed. Lucius J. Quinlin, charged with receiving a let of leaf tobacco, (1,000 pounds, worth $100,) on the 4th of July, the property of Wm. H. Kennen and E. H. Chamberlayne