Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: February 5, 1862., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for John Martin or search for John Martin in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

s to engage in the service of a fur company, and go on an expedition to the Rocky Mountains Falling in this, he went up into Minnesota, and settled near St. Paul. When the present war broke out he started back to Mississippi. Arriving at St. Joseph, Missouri, he was unable to get farther; he volunteered in the Northern army, expecting to be sent to Fort Smith, Arkansas, and intending to desert from that place and make his way to Mississippi. He was attached to the 2d Missouri regiment, Col. Martin. Instead of going to Fort Smith, this regiment was ordered, via Columbus, Ohio, to Western Virginia, and formed part of the command of Gen. Rosecrans. He says he was in the battle of Carnafax Ferry, or Ganley Cliffs, as it is called by the Federals. I questioned him particularly about this engagement and its results to the Lincoln army. He affirmed that Rosecrans lost eighteen hundred killed in the battle. He said many placed it at twenty-two hundred, but the common estimate was
Fines. --The Mayor yesterday imposed a fine of one dollar on Jacob Rice, for permitting his slave Milly to deposit ashen in a public alley. The following parties were fined for keeping their bar-rooms open on Sunday last, or after ten o'clock at night, viz: John Hitchcock, $5; John Charles, $5; Jacob Poe, $5; James O'Neal, $10; Henry Gearing, $5. The charge against John Baxter for offending in the above particular was dismissed, and that against John Martin was continued. Mr. Baxter expressed himself to the effect that if everybody kept as orderly a place as he did, the city would be a "devilish sight better off," an announcement which drew from the Mayor the expression of a wish that Mr. B. would forbear to use such terms before him, as the "devil," so far as he was informed, took no part in the administration of law in the court of justice presided over by His Honor.