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The Daily Dispatch: September 22, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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ts say Longstreet and D. H. Hill are prisoners. The New York papers of the 18th are filled with confused dispatches from Washington about the fight at Sharpsburg. The Herald, in its summary says: The total rout of the rebels at Sharpsburg by Gen. McClellan yesterday is reported, and their fight across the Potomac at that point. On Monday morning Gen. Pleasanton came up with their rear guard at Boonesboro', and drove them out capturing two guns and killing thirty of the enemy.--Gen. Richardson, who was in the advance, followed up the rebels, and found them in line of battle, in the afternoon, on the hills near Sharpsburg. While endeavoring to discover their strength and the full nature of their position, which occupied the evening, the greater portion of the army came up. The result was a desperate engagement at Sharpsburg yesterday, which is said to have been a glorious victory for our arms, terminating in a disorderly flight of the rebel army across the river. A disp
as on his way to Camp Winder the two prisoners met him, and one held out his hand to shake hands with him. He took it and the other put his arm about his neck and choked him while the first robbed him. They were handed over to Capt. Alexander for safe keeping until Monday morning when his Honor will decide the question of jurisdiction between his Court and Court-martial over offences committed by soldiers in this city. Josephine DeMerritt, Anna Lewis, Kate Clinton, Mary Brown, and Agnes Richardson, charged with keeping a house of evil name fame, and reputation, &c., were required to give security in the sum of $300 to answer an indictment. Alonzo, slave of H. W. Murray, was ordered twenty lashes for beating Elizabeth Cosby, a free woman. Julia Ann, for using abusive language to and beating a white child, was ordered 15 lashes. A negro named William was ordered 15 lashes for smoking a cigar in the street and running from the watchmen. Jackson, slave of Chas. C.