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The Daily Dispatch: November 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], Articles for sick soldiers Solicited. (search)
ssession of the estate of the late John A. Washington, at Mount Vernon, for the purpose of securing the claims of Union men. When John A. Washington left for the rebel army, he placed the care of the estate in the hands of one Turner. Turner, however, soon caught the Secession fever, and went down to Occoquan creek to join the rebels there. Nearly all the slaves were either taken away or ran away. The army captured all the horses and cows, and only one able bodied man, a slave, named Gabriel Johnson, was left on the place, with a few superannuated contrabands. Gabriel was, however, true to his trust, and worked the farm as best he could,--hiring help, selling grain, paying claims, and acting as general agent. There is now standing on the farm one hundred and fourteen acres of corn, of which Gabriel has sold one hundred acres at ten dollars per acre, to be cut, measured, husked and carried off at the expense of the purchaser. Judge Freize complimented Gabriel for his faithfulness
hose who have been so suddenly, if not unexpectedly, deprived of the comforts of home. The meeting was presided over by Dr. B. R. Wellford, and Mr. James B Sener acted as Secretary. Mr. Wm. S. Gilman briefly explained the object of the meeting, and moved the appointment of a committee of ten to solicit contributions in aid of the needy refugees. In the subsequent proceedings of the meeting, this committee was increased to thirty, and consists of the following gentlemen: R R Howison. Gabriel Johnson, Wm S Gilman, Jas B Sener, M A Blankman, Wm S Barton, John E. Tackett, J B. Wood, B. H Smith, Hugh W Fry, D H London, A Y. Stokes, R P Richardson, W. P Munford, I A Sullivan, J D. Harvey, Ro Briggs W J Eups, W F Butler, J A Hobson, Samuel M Price, S B French, J P Little, A A Little, R H Maury, P V Daniel, G Z Miles, S H Owens S J Harrison, John Purcell, and John Enders. The name of the Chairman was added to the committee, and R. R. Howison made the treasurer. A collection in the meeti