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shouted “Forward!” where'er his banner rose, And bore its stars in triumph behind the flying foes. II. “Have you forgotten, General,” the battered soldier cried, “The days of Eighteen Hundred Twelve, when I was at your side? Have you forgotten Johnson, that fought at Lundy's Lane? 'Tis true, I'm old and pensioned, but I want to fight again.” III. “Have I forgotten?” said the Chief; “my brave old soldier, No! And here's the hand I gave you then, and let it tell you so; But you have done your and Stripes aloft, and hold them till I die! IX. ”I'm ready, General, so you let a post to me be given, Where Washington can see me, as he looks from highest heaven, And say to Putnam at his side, or, may-be, General Wayne, There stands old Billy Johnson, that fought at Lundy's Lane! X. ”And when the fight is hottest, before the traitors fly, When shell and ball are screeching, and bursting in the sky, If any shot should hit me, and lay me on my face, My soul would go to Wash
The Daily Dispatch: January 17, 1862., [Electronic resource], Confiscation of Mason and Slidell's Real Estate as against English Purchasers (search)
Runaway. --A liberal reward will be paid for the delivery of a Negro Man, named Billy Johnson, belonging to Mrs. Sarah A. Forloine, of Chesterfield Co., Va. The said negro is about 22 years old, ginger-bread color, thick lips, large eyes, and bushy head of hair, and speaks quick when spoken to. It is said he hired himself to a Texan officer in Gen. Wigfall's Brigade, on the Potomac, about the 6th December, 1861. Any information concerning said negro will be thankfully received. Address. D. A. Brown, ja 17--3t Richmond, Va.
he character and services of the subject of the resolutions. It was evident that in the tributes that were thus paid, it was the aim of the several speakers to rest the merits of the distinguished statesman upon the single and appropriate language of justice and truth. The committee nominated on the part of the Senate to meet the committee on the part of the House, to carry out the object designated in the resolutions, consisted of Messrs. Beanoh, Robertson, Collier, Isbell, New. man, Johnson, and Wiley. After the announcement of the committee as above, the Senate adjourned. House of Delegates. Saturday, Jan. 18, 1862. The House met at 12 o'clock, Mr. Collier in the Chair. Prayer by Rev, Dr. Moore. The Speaker pre tem presented to the House a communication from the Governor. [See Senate proceedings.] Mr. Barbour arose and after a few suitable remarks presented a series of joint resolutions in reference to Mr. Tyler's death, which were unanimously
Runaway. --A liberal reward will be paid for the delivery of a Negro Man, named Billy Johnson, belonging to Mrs. Sarah A. Forloine, of Chesterfield Co., Va. The said negro is about 22 years old, ginger-bread color, thick lips, large eyes, and bushy head of hair, and speaks quick when spoken to. It is said he hired himself to a Texan officer in Gen Wigfall's Brigade, on the Potomac, about the 6th December, 1861. Any information concerning said negro will be thankfully received. Address D. A. Brown, ja 17--3t* Richmond, Va.
Ran away. --$100 Reward.--Ran away, on Monday, 14th Sept., from Fla Hospital No. 11, in Richmond, Billy Johnson, the property of Mrs. Sarah A Forlaine, Chesterfield, Va. Said man is about 24 years old, light gingerbread color, thick lips, pop eyes, bushy head of hair, (curly,) stout made, about five feet nine inches high; hangs his head down when walking; wears his hat or cap one sided; his weight is about 165 or 170 pounds; can cut hair and shave, and might pass off for a free man very readily. No doubt but he has gone off with some officer or private to the army above Orange C H, or to the South--possibly making his way to the North. He had no papers about his person; or, if any, they were forged. I will give the above reward for his delivery to any jail, so I can get him again. D A Brown. se 28--3teod*
Ran away--$100 reward. --Ran away, on Monday, 14th Sept., from Fla. Hospital No. 11, in Richmond, Billy Johnson, the property of Mrs. Sarah A. Forlaine, Chesterfield, Va. Said man is about 24 years old, light gingerbread color, thick lips, pop eyes, bushy head of hair, (curly,) stout made, about five feet nine inches high; hangs his head down when walking; wears his hat or cap one sided; his weight is about 165 or 170 pounds; can cut hair and shave, and might pass off for a free man very readily. No doubt but he has gone off with some officer or private to the army above Orange C. H., or to the South--possibly making his way to the North. He had no papers about his person; or, if any, they were forged. I will give the above reward for his delivery to any jail, so I can get him again. D. A. Brown. se 28--3teod*
Runaway--$100 reward. --Ran away, on Monday, 14th September, from the Florida Hospital No. 11, in Richmond, Billy Johnson, the property of Mrs. Sarah A. Forlame, Chesterfield, Va. Said man is about 24 years old, light gingerbread color, thick lip, pop eyes, bushy head of hair (curly), stout made, about 5 feet 9 inches high, hangs his head down when walking; wears his hat or cap one side, his weight is about 165 or 170 pounds can cut hair and shave, and might pass off for a free man very readily. No doubt but he has gone off with some officer or private to the army above Orange C. H., or to the South--possibly making his way to the North. He had no papers about his person; or, if any they were forged. I will give the above reward for his delivery to any jail so I can get him again. D. A. Brown. oc 5--1t*
a resolution in relation to the purchase of real estate by certain persons, presented a report, asking to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject, and that the same be referred to the Committee of Courts of Justice, which was agreed to. Mr. Haymond, from the Committee on the Penitentiary, presented the following bill: A bill to provide for the sale of certain slaves now in the penitentiary, which was read the first time and ordered to its second reading. Mr. Johnson, from the Committee on Agriculture and Manufactures, presented a bill for the protection of sheep and to increase the growth of wool. Mr. Baker, from the Joint Committee on the Library, presented a report, which, on his motion, was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. The bill for the relief of the indigent soldiers of the State of Virginia who have been, or may be, disabled in the military service, and the widows and minor children of soldiers who have died, or may here