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nscious of self, stood up boldly, cheering the boys by example to stand firm and be quiet, while the sky seemed full of blue streaks from bursting bombs. Favorable mention should be made of the following soldiers, who resisted the enemy in the first onset, namely: Sergeant J. Frank Morton, privates R. B. Chism, J. P. Hagan, B. S. Jones, W. W. Oliver, and John Morton, of company F; Corporal Henry Stahel, privates Jno. Kiger, Cassius Kiger, (slightly wounded,) Geo. Montjoy, Ed. Welsh, and Wm. Murphy, (wounded in the thigh badly,) of company A, Twenty-first Kentucky. Below I furnish a complete list of the casualties of each regiment: Thirty-Fifth Indiana--killed--Adjt. Bernard R. Mullen, private Cormick Conohan. Wounded--Lieut.-Col. John E. Bolfe, badly, privates Andrew Hays, badly, William O'Donnell, Thomas Burke, slightly, Chas. F. Reese, Mike Harrigan, slightly. Fifty-First Ohio--Privates M. Burr, M. Norris, E. Cutchall, W. H. Hardee, company C; M. Pomroy, M. Satur, S. McC
The Daily Dispatch: July 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Camp Pickens — Company "H"--Justice to Capt. Beggs--Miscellaneous News. (search)
innured to frontier service by their experience in Texas. From Alexandria. Alexandria, June 27. --This evening intelligence was received that private Murphy, of Co. E. 2d U. S. cavalry, while on picket duty outside of Cloud's Mills, was surprised by a party of Secession cavalry and taken prisoner. Lieut. Harrisoney were several miles outside the pickets, during the afternoon, it is feared they were also captured by the same party. One informant says that the last seen of Murphy was that he had fired on his captors and taken to the woods. Another says the two officers were assisting him in unloosing his horse. Lieut. Sweet's companyre their way hither. Two supposed Secessionists, by the name of Thomas Wilson and Jacob C. Grove, were arrested yesterday by private John Drew, assisted by Wm. Murphy, of McMullen's Independent Rangers. The 6th, 21st and 23d Pennsylvania regiments marched to Falling Waters last night from Williamsport. Col. Thomas' Cava
Death of a Kentuckian. --Capt. E. H. Murphy, of the "Summit Rifles," 16th Regiment Mississippi Volunteers, died of consumption, at Warrenton, Va., on the 2d inst., in the 27th year of his age. Capt. M. was the third son of Col. F. G. Murphy, of Nelson county, Ky. one of the twenty- six Southern men of the last Legislature of that State. Captain M.'s two oldest brothers, Col. Wm. Murphy, Clerk of the Nelson Circuit Court, and Major Steve Murphy, are now in the army under Gen. Buckner, in the southern portion of Kentucky, and his younger brother is in the army of the Potomac. His father is an exile from his home in Nelson county, six hundred Lincolnites being encamped in sight of his residence. The regiment to which Capt. M. was attached have hold a and passed suitable resolutions of and respect for the enemy of the deceased.
Philip Reed, arrested by order of United States Marshal. James Hooper, arrested upon an order from Sergeant Wright, upon the charge, as alleged by the officer making the arrest, of voting a treasonable ticket. Michael Carroll and Wm. Murphy, arrested for fighting at the 4th precinct, sixth ward. Corroll dismissed, Murphy committed. Dantel S. Wheadon, for obstructing the polls at the 4th precinct, 2d ward. J. H. H. Fcose, inciting a row at the 2d precinct, 6th ward. Murphy committed. Dantel S. Wheadon, for obstructing the polls at the 4th precinct, 2d ward. J. H. H. Fcose, inciting a row at the 2d precinct, 6th ward. Middle District. Cornelius Frazier, charged with riot on the 19th of April. George W. Reycolde, charged with using treasonable language. William G. Ray, charged with fittering treasonable language at the 6th ward polls. John Ray, arrested for interfering with the officers which arrested his son, W. G. Ray, above named. Wm. H. H. Dashiell, holding treasonable tickets. John S. Behand, for disorderly conduct at the 10th ward polls. Lewis Mass, attempting to vote
use of some washerwomen, and conducting themselves in a violent and disorderly manner. Geo. Rhodes, Frank Botto, James Powers, Jas. Russell, and a whole family, of all ages, named Longenotti, were charged with riotous conduct in the street. The case was continued until Saturday for want of witnesses. Geo. Drew, charged with stealing money on the 19th of November, 1861, had his case continued for ten days on account of the absence of a witness. John Dwyer, a substitute, and Wm. Murphy, who alleges that he is a Captain in a Louisiana regiment, charged with swindling a Halifax man out of a large sum of money, will be heard on Saturday. John Westerfield alias John Farrar alias Ferrill alias Miller, charged with stealing a horse, by J. T. Gatewood, a courier for Gen. Smith's Medical Director, was sent on for further examination before the Hustings Court next Wednesday. It appears that Westerfield came out to the picket post, a few miles up the tow path, and offered t
of an Alleged Swindles. --Detectives Capehart and Thomas, of the Eastern Military Station arrested yesterday, by order of Gen. Winder, a bogus Captain named Wm. Murphy, who is charged with engaging in the substitute business and swindling, by receiving men into a company that had no existence, and granting discharges therefrom — The officers found Murphy in front of a store on 17th st., and arrested him, but he into the store, the door of which was closed by two cronies Murphy then fled out of a rear door and took up the railroad pursued by the officers, who finally chased him across Adams's Valley, and captured him hid away under the bank of the in a store on 17th st., and arrested him, but he into the store, the door of which was closed by two cronies Murphy then fled out of a rear door and took up the railroad pursued by the officers, who finally chased him across Adams's Valley, and captured him hid away under the bank of the in rear of Mrs. Bruce's former residence.
f battle, presenting so formidable an aspect that the Yankees left quite hurriedly. This was a movement of reconnaissance, and they succeeded in "finding Mr. Early." We had large droves of cattle grazing upon Meems's farm; but our cavalry fought them at Hawkinstown and Mount Jackson long enough to give time for them to get away. They did not even capture one cow. We captured a few Yankees, killing several. We lost, so far as I can learn, some ten or twelve men, killed and wounded: William Murphy, of Woodstock, company B; and Joseph Stinespring, company I, First Virginia cavalry work Hunter Harland, of Martinsburg, company C, First Virginia cavalry, was severely wounded in the body — supposed mortally; Frank Bayne, company E, First Virginia cavalry, in head; --Cline, company I, First Virginia cavalry, in head — mortally; J. Keiser, company E, First Virginia cavalry, in leg; --Silvers, of Augusta county, company B, First Virginia cavalry, in head. So soon as the enemy retre