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The Daily Dispatch: October 26, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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Henrico Circuit Court. --The Spring term of this Court, Judge Gregory presiding, commenced yesterday in an upper room of the State Court-House, the Court room below being in use as an office by the Inspector General. No business worthy of notice was transacted. A grand jury being sworn in, examined witnesses and returned indictments against Wm. T. Melton and Randolph Bennett for manslaughter (killing a negro,) and against Jos. Bernard for the murder of John Oscar Taylor. "The trial of the implicated parties will be commenced in a short time.
The Daily Dispatch: October 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], By the Governor of Virginia.--a Proclamation. (search)
coolness and bravery, riding backwards and forwards on the top of the hill in plain view and in range of the enemy's fire, watching the movements of the enemy. Major Finter here seeing the first regiment on the right retreating, gave orders for the second regiment to fall back to the ground we first drove the enemy from, and in a few moments the Yankees came up the pike charging and yelling like so many devils. The second regiment here being joined by two companies (Captains Mauck and Taylor's) of the first retreating regiment, opened fire on the Yankees, and repulsed them with considerable loss, our regiment not losing a single man, and having only one slightly wounded. It is due here to say that the men of the first regiment are not to blame for retreating, as they had orders from their Col., who retreated with them. The enemy, by this time, having received reinforcements and cannon, commenced firing bombshells in our ranks, and our force being very much weakened by the
The Daily Dispatch: October 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], Protestant Episcopal Convention in the Confederate States--Final action upon changing its name. (search)
Henrico Circuit Court --Judge John M Gregory presiding — The fall term of this Court commenced yesterday, at the State Court House. The Grand Jury, of which Henry Fox is foreman, were sworn, and adjourned without making any presentments.--The case of Joseph Bernard, indicted for the murder of John Oscar Taylor, was called, and the Court adjourned over until to-day.