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The Daily Dispatch: February 7, 1861., [Electronic resource], The name of the Southern Confederacy. (search)
y Wickhardt were arraigned to answer a charge of assaulting and beating Charles Miller and his wife Mary. The last-named was held to bail for his future good behavior; the case of Mr. Reinhart was continued. T. C. Browne, arrested for indulging in some noisy demonstrations while on a bender, was discharged.--Solomon Hechinger, a huckster, was up for a violation of a city ordinance by purchasing eight geese in the Second Market. It was proved that he purchased them for his own use, and not to sell, but that did not shield him from the penalty. He was fined $5, and the geese were confiscated. Wm. Badkins, for threatening to assault Wm. A. Woodward, discharged. Robinson Lomax, free negro, for stealing a basket of eggs, was ordered a flogging. On Tuesday, Woodson Dunn and Mary More, charged with keeping a disorderly house, were committed to jail in default of surety to behave themselves; and Wm. McCullock, for whipping his wife Mildred, was disposed of after a similar fashion.
Mayor's Court. --Arthur F. Hopkins was carried before the Mayor yesterday for threatening to massacre Chas. C. Ellett, "without any provocation," and committed on failing to give security to keep the peace — Woodson Dunn, arraigned for stealing one bag of meal and a cap from the market cart of Chas. Bowers, was sent to jail.--Allen, slave of Richard Whitfield, was ordered 39 lashes for using seditious language, and to be detained until further orders.--Jim, slave of Isham Chewning, was sent on to the Hustings Court for final trial for the murder, on the 10th instant, at the Monticello House, on Main street, of Andrew, slave of Mrs Sally Gray, of Port Royal, Caroline county, Va. The murder, so far as the evidence showed, was a deliberate and unprovoked one.
List of casualties. To the Editor of the Dispatch. Please be kind enough to publish this list of causalities of the Hampden Artillery, of Richmond, (company C, 38th battalion Virginia light artillery,) Lieut Thos B McCurdey commanding, in the fight on the farm of O P Hare, near Petersburg, Va, on the afternoon and evening of Thursday, June 16th, 1864. Killed Privates Walter D Jones, J A Pates. Wounded. Corp'l Woodson Dunn, right arm slightly. Privates Geo W Rowe, face and right arm severely; John Rogers, both arms, neck, and body severely. The battery did good execution with canister as the enemy advanced upon our lines, mowing them down upon each of the five attempts to break our lines. J K B.