Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: January 25, 1864., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Clarke (Virginia, United States) or search for Clarke (Virginia, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 1 document section:

The Daily Dispatch: January 25, 1864., [Electronic resource], Affairs in the Valley — vandalism of the Yankees, &c. (search)
for his release. The next day the Yankees visited Winchester and arrested and carried off as hostages, Philip Williams and Robert Y. Conrad, Esq., the most influential citizens of the place. Along the Shenandoah river, in Jefferson and Clarke counties, a regular band of robbers has been organized, composed of deserters from our army. This band employs its time and supports itself by plundering farmers and others, and their deeds of outrage cause them to be more dreaded than the Yankees. About two weeks ago a party of this band met two ladies in a rockaway, on the turnpike near Berryville in Clarke county, and robbed them of everything they had, stripping them of every article of clothing upon their persons, even to their shoes and stockings, compelling, them to walk a distance of three miles to their homes without clothing, on a bitter cold evening. They also stole the horse from the rockaway. A short time after this occurrence, the leader of the band, a men named Longerbea