hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
The Daily Dispatch: December 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 14, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 6 results in 3 document sections:

meeting and sent Capt. James C. Taylor to Richmond, to ask of Gen. Cooper a suspension of marching orders, until the men were or could be supplied with overcoats; but the General refused to suspend the order and directed Capt. McLellend to send on five hundred overcoats. To our surprise, when they reached the regiment at Cedar Bluff, in Tazewell county, they were found to be made of cotton goods and were at once returned to the Captain at Richmond. The enemy left here in great haste. When they entered the town, they fired upon it without giving the women and children any chance for escape. This seems to be characteristic of the brave and gallant General Nelson. The ladies of this place hailed our approach with shouting and cheers — a perfect hallow of shouts went up for Jeff, Davis and his brave boys by the citizens as we hove in sight. The enemy devastated the country, and stole all the valuable movable property they could get their hands upon. Respectfully, "Vato."
Margaret Whaley out of her wits by pointing a gun at her dog. The watchmen were called in to suppress the row, and on yesterday the three persons above named were arraigned before the Mayor, who required each to give security in the sum of $150 to keep the peace. Taylor Mills, free negro, while collecting the ingredients for his Christmas egg-nogg, became indignant at the high prices of things generally, and thought he would do a cute thing to save his spondulicks; so he stole a lot of eggs from Jack Smith, and slyly put them away for the holidays. But the best laid schemes often fail. The theft was discovered, and the thief arrested; and on yesterday the Mayor decreed a sentence of 30 lashes, besides requiring security for his future good behavior. Delaware, slave of Mary Nelson, was remanded for trial on a charge of stealing a watch from a patriarchal darkey named Henry; and two or three negroes were punished for playing bandy in the streets, and other grave offences.
The Daily Dispatch: January 14, 1862., [Electronic resource], Contributions for the Alexandria Volunteers. (search)
ed with stealing a pistol, valued at twenty dollars, from James Cooper, was examined and remanded for final trial. The following parties were also examined and remanded to be tried for felony: John Dawson, charged with stealing a watch and chain from Thomas Straughn; Jacob Schoff, charged with breaking into the store house of John McDonough, and stealing a coat, two pair of scissors, and a lot of buttons; Andrew Sullivan, charged with shooting John Smith. Delaware, slave of Mary Nelson, charged with stealing a watch and chain from Wm. Pfeiffer, was arraigned, and B. R. Wellford, Jr, Esq., assigned as counsel. The prisoner was convicted and sentenced to receive thirty-nine lashes. A fine of $10 was imposed upon James M. Bibb for permitting a slave to go at large and hire himself contrary to law. Thomas Ogle, charged with shooting Saml. L. Stevens, was discharged from further prosecution for the offence; but the Court deemed it necessary to require security for