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The Daily Dispatch: November 29, 1864., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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ooking German woman, whose husband was stated to be "in Europe," was held to bail for her appearance before the Mayor this morning. Franklin Jones, Tenth Virginia battalion, was sent on to the Hustings Court for breaking into the house of Anne Thomas, on Cary street, and stealing from Harry Dilkes, of the Caskie Rangers, his clothing (greatcoat and boots included), his gold watch and chain, and about $900 in money. While Dilkes was asleep in a room in Anne Thomas's, the window of the roomAnne Thomas's, the window of the room was cut through and a clean sweep of his clothing and effects made. All the stolen property, even unto the boots, were found upon Jones when arrested two days afterwards on the Central train. Joseph Johnson and Barney O'Neil were charged with garroting John Stokes and robbing him of eighty-two dollars, a neck handkerchief and a hat. Stokes, a paroled prisoner, a soldier of a Louisiana regiment, gave a clear account of his robbery. He stated that, last Monday night, he went to the
it utterly impossible for him to retain his position at Atlanta. That he was compelled to move from that locality and to go somewhere. That he had the choice of either Alabama or Georgia, and that he preferred the latter. That there is a great deal of truth in this supposition is evident enough. The care which the Yankee newspapers take to represent the movement of Hood as ineffectual and despicable — the ridicule which they cast upon his present position — their constant declaration that Thomas is more than a match for him, and that he has failed entirely — prove it beyond a doubt. He has not failed. He has suceeeded in placing Sherman in a most embarrassing situation — a situation from which he could only escape by a desperate plunge, which he has taken, and the effect of which we shall very shortly witness. We know nothing of the councils or designs of the authorities; but we cannot help strongly suspecting that this movement of Hood has had the exact effect that it was d