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Man Stabled. --Yesterday afternoon, three men were proceeding down 17th street from Broad, Townville Math, and, when reaching the market, one of them felt to the pavement, and it was observed that he was badly cut on his head and stabbed in his throat. His companions were at once arrested and taken into the station house, and the wounded man stated that he had been stabbed by one of them. He gave his name as Daniel Sullivan, and he appeared to belong to some military company. The persons under arrest are named Daniel Workman and Cornelius Collins, one claiming to be a member of Capt. Bruce's company, of Halifax and the other an ex-member of company I, 1st Virginia Regiment. They will be arraigned before the Mayor for examination this morning. Sullivan was taken to a hospital.
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Federal launch on the Attakapas Coast — capture of the Confederate Schr. Purdy. (search)
g frigate Santee: Last Friday morning, the 29th inst., the Confederate schooner Purdy, Capt. Collins, while lying at the mouth of Belle Isle bayou, was suddenly boarded by eight Lincolnites froeach. They also had a 3-pounder aboard ready for action. The Purdy had on board three men, Capt. Collins, John Denniston and M. B. Gordy, and a small boy. They had three double-barrel shot guns, a hich was below. The captain of the launch demanded the surrender of the Purdy, and when Capt. Collins cocked his gun, and stated that he doubted whether he would accede to the demand, all the Liuns were promptly leveled upon him and his companions preparatory to enforcing the request. Capt. Collins saw the folly of resisting under the circumstances, and reluctantly permitted the piratical Belle Isle with the sloop Florida, belonging J. M. Wafford, and had with him two other men. Capt. Collins and his men immediately joined them and they started to recapture the Purdy. They were badl
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ex-Governor Stewart knocked down and his hands tied behind him. (search)
The stabbing affair. --Daniel Workman and Cornelius Collins, who were arrested on Friday afternoon upon a charge of stabbing Daniel Sullivan, were arraigned before the Mayor on Saturday. Captain Wilkinson stated that Sullivan pointed out Workman at the station house as the man who stabbed him, but no other evidence was then in court. Sullivan had been carried to the poor-house hospital, and it was stated that his injuries were not dangerous. Workman remarked to the Mayor that he did thivan pointed out Workman at the station house as the man who stabbed him, but no other evidence was then in court. Sullivan had been carried to the poor-house hospital, and it was stated that his injuries were not dangerous. Workman remarked to the Mayor that he did the stabbing; that Sullivan struck him several times and refused to desist, when he took a small knife from his pocket and cut him. The Mayor discharged Collins from custody and remanded the other for further examination to-day.
Big ham. --Yesterday morning about daylight, watchman Marcellus Ricks arrested one Cornelius Collins on Bank street, with a ham of bacon which would weigh about 30 pounds Collins who represented himself as belonging to the 20 Va. Artillery battalion, at first said he had drawn the ham as rations, but afterwards confessed he hCollins who represented himself as belonging to the 20 Va. Artillery battalion, at first said he had drawn the ham as rations, but afterwards confessed he had stolen it from a market wagon. The case was brought before the Mayor yesterday, when Collins was sent to the Provost and the ham, which is believed to have been stolen from some one's meat-house, was retained to be called for. Va. Artillery battalion, at first said he had drawn the ham as rations, but afterwards confessed he had stolen it from a market wagon. The case was brought before the Mayor yesterday, when Collins was sent to the Provost and the ham, which is believed to have been stolen from some one's meat-house, was retained to be called for.