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Five hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from Greensboro', North Carolina, on the 15th of this month, a negro man, named Lewis. Said negro is about twenty-four years old, five feet ten or eleven inches high, black complexion, and weighs one hundred and ninety-two pounds. He was bought on the 3d of February from Dr. R. H. Christian. I will pay the above reward for his delivery to me. Robert Lumpkin, Richmond, Virginia. fe 16--1m*
by the Kewanee and Wayanda on the 10th instant. The Kewanee and Wayanda experienced a severe gale on Sunday morning last off Barnegat, and suffered some damage.--When they left Port Royal another large fleet, laden with cotton, was lying there, and would sail in a few days. Miscellaneous. It is reported that General Hindman left Shreveport, Louisiana, for Mexico recently. The Yankees alleged that he has gone to join Maximilian's army. Thomas H. Siddons, a printer, from Richmond, Virginia, who had been in the Confederate army and captured, but taken the oath, was arrested in Baltimore for hurrahing for Jeff. Davis. The Yankee Senate has confirmed the nomination of old Abe's son, Bob, as captain on Grant's staff, and he goes "to the front" in a few days. A staff officer of the Ninth corps writes that, as the Confederate Peace Commissioners were being escorted out of the Yankee-lines, one of them turned to General Grant and said: "General, I am anxious to have p
y miles north of Charlotte. Across the country, due east, Raleigh is one hundred miles from Salisbury. North Carolina--Wilmington — Newbern. There was a report on the street Saturday evening that our troops had fallen back from Wilmington. The report was without foundation. Colonel Hatch, one of our commissioners of exchange, has gone to Wilmington, at which place he will, during this week, exchange ten thousand prisoners. We may remark here that the exchange of prisoners on James river will, at the same time, go on uninterruptedly. It was reported in Kinston on the 13th that the enemy were preparing to make a heavy movement on Weldon, up the Roanoke river. There are now ten gunboats at Newbern. The Richmond and Petersburg lines. The quiet of the lines in front of Richmond and Petersburg remains unbroken. The mud effectually prevents any movement on the part of either army, should they be ever so much disposed for active operations. The Commissary-Gen
The Daily Dispatch: February 20, 1865., [Electronic resource], Destruction of the steamer Schultz by the explosion of a torpedo. (search)
Destruction of the steamer Schultz by the explosion of a torpedo. --On Friday afternoon last, the steamer Schultz, commanded by Captain D. J. Hill, was destroyed by running afoul of a torpedo in James river, between Cox's landing and Chaffin's bluff. Our contemporary of the Whig has been furnished with the following particulars of the unfortunate occurrence: "The Schultz had gone down in the morning to Cox's landing, in company with the steamer William Allison, for the purpose of bringing up a number of our expected returned prisoners of war, who were to have been received at that point. By a Providential interposition — in view of the subsequent catastrophe that befell the Schultz — our expected braves did not arrive at the landing in time to embark upon the two steamers that were awaiting them. The fog, it is said, delayed the arrival of the Yankee truce boats at Varina, the point at which our men were to have disembarked. Information having arrived that our men woul