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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott),
- April 29 .-advance upon and siege of June 10, 1862 Corinth, and pursuit of the Confederate forces to Guntown, Miss. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: may 27, 1861., [Electronic resource], A patriotic offer. (search)
A patriotic offer. --We received a call this morning from a gallant Mississipian, Captain James Edwards, of the Bay of St. Louis, Hancock county, who comes to offer the service of himself and the use of his mill for the defence of the coast. He proposes that the Government shall take charge of the mill — saw lumber to build gun-boats or for other purposes, and says all that he asks is a soldier's rations during the war. Furthermore, if the timber cannot be obtained, he has twelve hundreds or for other purposes, and says all that he asks is a soldier's rations during the war. Furthermore, if the timber cannot be obtained, he has twelve hundred acres of live cak which is at the service of the Government. Captain Edwards came from Mississippi to make the offer, and he is now urging its acceptance by the Navy Department. He is not a wealthy man, all his property being mentioned in these few lines. Such patriotic liberality is certainly worthy of record.--Montgomery Adv., 22d.
Mayor's Court, Saturday. --The cases before his Honor, on Saturday, were more numerous than important in character. Tobias Pearsall, of the Star Saloon, was summoned up for keeping his house open after 10 o'clock on sundry occasions, when the ordinance demanded it should be shut. The case was laid over for another hearing. James McDonald was fined for a similar violation of the ordinance. Case of Anthony, slave of Spotts & Harvey, for threatening to assault James Edwards, was continued till Tuesday. Earnest Noke was committed to jail as a suspicious person. Ira Richardson, suspicious in looks and hailing from Washington, D. C., here without ostensible business, was sent to jail.--So was Byron W. Bernard, alias Camp, a kind of Confidence Jeremy Diddler, whose case has heretofore been mentioned. Virginia Lee, free negro, was committed on failing to give security for her good behavior. She had been disturbing the peace of the neighborhood in which she lived. John Curren wa
The Daily Dispatch: December 5, 1862., [Electronic resource], From the
South side. (search)
Prison items. --The following prisoners were received at Castle Thunder yesterday: Wm. Brabham and Wm. Pyle, of company I, 2d Va. reg't, and J. W. Smallwood, of Lee Guards, as deserters; also, the following parties sent by the Provost Marshal of Stafford county, viz: Thomas D. Coates, supposed deserter; John Simpson and Jacob Stipps, attempting to cross the lines to the enemy; M. J. Chase, company A, 24th Michigan, Federal prisoner, W. A. Walker, company I, 2d N. C., deserter; Charles Johnston, a dangerous Unionist, (brought down in irons, said to have caused the deaths of many of our men by leading on the enemy;) D. C. Clough, company I, 5th La., forged discharge; J. M. Riddle, company K. 13th Va., no papers and deserter; Francis Roseh, suspicious character; James M. Crafts company I, 1st Ga.; Jas. Edwards, Rodgers's cavalry, and Pat Brannon, company M, 1st Ga. regulars, deserters.
The Daily Dispatch: March 16, 1864., [Electronic resource], Revocation of a Brutal order. (search)
The Cage. --James Edwards, a youth about seventeen years of age, was arrested yesterday afternoon by officer Grenger on the charge of stealing two trunks of clothing from Miss. Mary Johnson. He was committed to the lower station house for safe keeping.
The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1864., [Electronic resource], Military Titles. (search)
Hustings Court. --This Court was in session yesterday. James Edwards, Thomas Emory, and Robert Hite were examined and sent on to the Judge's Court on the charge of stealing two trunks and their contents from Miss Mary Johnson. Several negroes were whipped for larceny. Edward, slave of W. Winston Jones, was arraigned for shooting at watchman Fabius Hicks with a pistol; and the Court having heard part of the evidence, adjourned till this morning.