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The Daily Dispatch: November 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Attack on the British Minister in Japan. (search)
Mayor's Court --A man named John Mulligan was before the Mayor yesterday on the serious charge of making a felonious assault upon Lawrence Taff, and taking from him a purse containing $7.50; but fortunately for himself and for the good name of the city, he proved his innocence and was set at liberty. A fine of $10 was imposed upon Frank Casig foul for keeping his bar-room open after 10 o'clock P. M. on the 28th of October. M. B. Sime, arrested as a deserter from the army, was turned over to the charge of Gen. Winder. A warrant against Jesse Harrington, charging him with abusing and threatening Mary Harrington, was dismissed. Some few other trivial cases were disposed of, and the court adjourned at an early hour.
Condemned to be shot. --John Mulligan member of Company D. 5th Va. Cavalry was tried before Court Martial on Thursday for desertion, and condemned to be shot between the hours of 8 and 3 o'clock, at Camp Lee, on Tuesday next. He was convicted for a second desertion. When arrested for the first offence he was restored to his company without harm on condition that he would stay. This humane proceeding was ordered by the late Secretary of War, and by it a member of men were sent from Castdition that he would stay. This humane proceeding was ordered by the late Secretary of War, and by it a member of men were sent from Castle Thunder to the regiments of all of whom a descriptive list was kept, so that they might readily be identified on a second defection.--Mulligan left his company aim at as soon as carried back, and was arrested on Main street last Sunday. On Thursday his trial took place, and on the same day his conviction ensued. He will be shot in pursuance of sentence.
Respited. --The Secretary of War yesterday respited John Mulligan, of Company D, 5th Virginia cavalry for 20 days. Mulligan was condemned by Court-Martial to be shot to death by musketry for the crime of desertion, and the time of execution was fixed for to-day, between the hours of 8 and 3 o'clock, at Camp Lee. All needful preparations had been made by Capt. Reed, of the President's Guard, to whom had been confided the details of the execution, to carry it into effect. He had sold himsMulligan was condemned by Court-Martial to be shot to death by musketry for the crime of desertion, and the time of execution was fixed for to-day, between the hours of 8 and 3 o'clock, at Camp Lee. All needful preparations had been made by Capt. Reed, of the President's Guard, to whom had been confided the details of the execution, to carry it into effect. He had sold himself as a substitute at a very high figure, and had deliberately deserted three times thereafter, after being warned of the consequences.