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The Daily Dispatch: July 27, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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one corps on Friday, near City Point, which is doubtless correct. This agrees with intelligence we had previously learned and published in this paper.--The object of this movement is probably to prevent our artillery firing upon the Yankee transports. Two Yankees executed for rape. Two soldiers of Grant's army were hanged recently for committing a rape on a respectable married lady in Prince George county. A Yankee correspondent gives the names of these ruffians as R. S. Gordon and D. Geary. They entered the house of Mrs. Mary E. Stiles, and after helping themselves to everything desirable in the way of food, clothing, &c., and assuring the lady that they would not harm her, they forced her into a small apartment and accomplished their hellish designs. The lady, with tears in her eyes, made complaint to the Yankee Provost Marshal, the men were arrested, tried, and condemned to death. The correspondent adds that the chain of evidence was mostly circumstantial, and that an of