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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Wounded at Williamsburg, Va. (search)
13th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry; discharged from the residence of Mrs. Claiborne. W. A. Walker, Company K, 13th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry; discharged. A. Johnson, Company 1, 6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry; discharged. W. H. Trainy,—— ——, 6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry; discharged. P. R. Wright, Company K, 13th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry; died May 20, 1862. D. E. Coldfelter, Company E, 5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry; discharged. William Pitts, Company B, Palmetto Regiment, South Carolina; died in the Episcopal Church Hospital, May 15, 1862. S. M. L. Sheeler, Company B, 5th Regiment, South Carolina; died June 18, 1862, at the residence of C. C. P. Waller. Buried in Episcopal churchyard. R. H. Bardine, Company I, 4th South Carolina Regiment; died May 31, 1862, at the residence of A. G. Southall. Buried at the cemetery. A. C. Sheon, Company A, 5th Regiment, South Carolina; discharged from the residence of John De Neu
Cage cases. --The following arrests have been made by the city police since Saturday: Thomas Alexander, for stealing a shawl, worth $20, from Charles DeKan; William Pitts, at half-past 2 o'clock Sunday morning, for being in possession of a large chisel, and acting suspiciously; Madison Griffin, for forging the name of John Griffin and obtaining $15 from Richard Reins, Tom, slave of A. Hill & Co., for having in his possession a piece of sole leather, canvas, and one pair of shoes, supposed to be stolen. The under mentioned soldiers, taken by the Watch, were sent to Castle Thunder to be returned to their regiments: Harman L. Seay, drunk and sitting on the street; Charles Alexander, drunk and lying on the sidewalk; Wm. Masengale, John Robertson, and Henry Mitchell, for disorderly conduct in the Varieties theatre.
heard, and continued until Tuesday, on account of the absence of a material witness. Tom, slave of Alex. Hill & Co., found in possession of a lot of sole leather, canvas, and a pair of shoes, for whose possession he could not satisfactorily account, was ordered to be whipped. Madison Griffin, charged with forging the name of John Griffin and obtaining $15 from Richard Reins, was committed for a future hearing, the witnesses living in Fluvanna county, and not being present. William Pitts, who was found by one of the watchmen in the street, about half-past 2 o'clock Sunday morning, in a suspicious attitude, and who had on his person a chisel, was committed in default of security for his good behavior. Thomas Alexander, a young white man, an operative in one of the numerous machine shops about Richmond, was arraigned for stealing from Charles Dekab a shawl, worth $30, at the Franklin House, kept by Mrs. Crouch, near the Old Market. The testimony against the prisoner
hat charge; but, on account of previous bad character in the Monumental City, amply proved by the Warden of the Maryland Penitentiary and others, was required to give $500 security for his good behavior, and failing, was committed to jail. Wm. Pitts was committed for a further examination, on the oath of W. A. Griffin and others, for house breaking and grand larceny. Pitts was found in possession of an immense chisel by one of the watchmen at a late hour of the night, and it happened thatPitts was found in possession of an immense chisel by one of the watchmen at a late hour of the night, and it happened that said chisel exactly fitted the indentures made in the door ways of several houses broken open on Friday night. Thomas Alexander, arrested for stealing a $30 shawl from Charles Dekab, was arraigned, and the witness desired by the prisoner to prove his innocence having appeared, gave testimony strongly in behalf of the Commonwealth. Suffice it to say that DeKab recovered his shawl and the Mayor sent the accused to jail to be examined before the Hustings Court for grand larceny. The ca
luck he has always passed the ordeal of a jury in safety. Reed and Smith also stand charged with robbing the Linwood House of a watch and other articles, for which they are yet to answer. John W. Brown, George Hoppell, and Peter H. King, were committed for examination before the next Hustings Court for grand larceny in entering John H. Scribner's room and stealing several hundred dollars' worth of wearing apparel from that individual. Frank Crofield, driver of a sand cart, and Wm. Pitts, both of this city, having been arrested for breaking into a stable owned by Asa Snyder, corner of 9th and Cary streets, and stealing a chisel from Green & Allen; also, for setting fire to Snyder's building, and being suspicious characters, were examined for the above offences; also, for breaking into the Government clothing warehouse, on 14th street, and the confectionery shop east side of the Custom House, and committed for a further hearing on next Monday. John Dunbar and James Elm
t. Cyrus, slave of Miles Crenshaw, was tried for stealing R. G. Morriss's cow on the 27th November, and ordered 39 lashes. John Deane and John Marx, free persons of color, emancipated since 1806, having petitioned the Court for permission to remain in the Commonwealth, it was ordered that the justices be summoned for the purpose of hearing said application on Friday next. A nolle prosequi was entered in the case of Jno. Dunn and Peter Doyle charged with grand larceny. William Pitts, charged with committing a felony on the 27th Nov., by breaking and entering the stable of Asa Snyder, in the night time, and stealing a chisel from Chas. W. Allen, worth $5, was set to the bar, and after an examination, was discharged. Jordan, slave of Jno. N. Thacker, was put on trial for stealing one gold watch, of the value of $95, and one coat, of the value of $45, on the 31st day of Oct., from James White, a free negro. He was found not guilty of the offence. Beverly, sl
Hustings Court. --The Grand Jury sworn at this term returned presentments yesterday against fifteen individuals for felony. Their names are as follows: Wm. Hardymar, Jno. Doyle, George Turner. Aug. Synco, Allen Nunnally, Jacob Elzenhower, Thomas W. Farquhar, Don Juan Williamson, Sarah S. Sunderland, Wm. Riley, Thomas H. Wilkinson, Wm. Pitts, Michael Galvin, James Jennings, and Richard N. Bluns, and were then adjourned over till next Wednesday week. James Clarke, indicted for felony, was then set to the bar, Mr. Danner appearing as his counsel. Upon a full hearing of the arguments of the attorneys, as well for the Commonwealth as the prisoner, and also the evidence of the witnesses, the jury were unal le to agree, and were placed in charge to be kept together. The cases of John Doyle, William Riley, and Richard N. Binns were set for trial to-day.
--After hearing the evidence and remarks of counsel, the jury retired for a short time, and on their return brought in a verdict of not guilty. John Doyle, indicted on the charge of garroting a negro owned by John C. Hugher, was put upon his trial, plead not guilty, and acquitted by the jury. Henry C. Clarke, indicted for stealing a gold watch and chain from Frederick W. Hollius, on being arraigned, plead not guilty. The evidence showed that Clarke had possessed the watch and sold it, and as he could not show that he came by it in a legitimate manner, the jury found him guilty, and ascertained his term of imprisonment in the penitentiary at one year. To-day James Jennings, charged with larceny; Thomas H. Wilkinson and William Pitts, charged with horse stealing, and Michael Galvin, charged with burglariously entering the dwelling of Mr. Bouis in the night time, are to be tried. Jurors and witnesses may save themselves some trouble by attending promptly at 10 o'clock.
The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1863., [Electronic resource], The Origin of the names of the days of the Week. (search)
at Mike had certainly been mistaken in his plea, and sent him to the penitentiary for 3 years. James Jennings, indicted for grand larceny, plead not guilty. He was convicted of the offence, and sent to the penitentiary for 5 years. William Pitts, indicted for horse stealing, plead guilty, and the jury concurring in his opinion sent him to the penitentiary for 5 years. Thomas H. Wilkinson, indicted for having engaged with Wm. Pitts in stealing a horse, was tried and acquitted. at Mike had certainly been mistaken in his plea, and sent him to the penitentiary for 3 years. James Jennings, indicted for grand larceny, plead not guilty. He was convicted of the offence, and sent to the penitentiary for 5 years. William Pitts, indicted for horse stealing, plead guilty, and the jury concurring in his opinion sent him to the penitentiary for 5 years. Thomas H. Wilkinson, indicted for having engaged with Wm. Pitts in stealing a horse, was tried and acquitted.