nearly ten miles, our pickets under command of Lieut. Bryan) reported to the commandant that the Yankees would probably attack the town about 3 o'clock in the evening.
Accordingly, the gallant Colonel brought out every man he could get to give them a reception, and presented to the enemy at the commencement of the fight a force of about 300 men, including 50 infantry, composing a part of Company H, 61st Virginia, Capt. Wright, from Norfolk, and a few others, all under the command of Capt. Grayson Tyler, of Prince William, a brave young officer, who has been in every fight since the 1st of May, ending with that at Manassas.
The cavalry, under Major Andrews, numbered about 225, and the artillery two guns; the command of a gentleman whose name we do not remember made up the whole force.
The pickets of the enemy approached to within about one mile of Warrenton, to the Bell Air farm, where they waited to give battle, but our brave boys met them at the threshold, and pouring into them s
He shot him as deliberately as your Honor would a partridge.
Prisoner, who was sent on to a called Court, to be held to-day week, stated to the Mayor that he and deceased belonged to the same company, and he (prisoner) had been on guard at the Franklin street barrack, and both left it at the same time.
In doing what he had he said he only designed to have a little fun.
B. W. Knowles was fined $1 for obstructing 7th street with ashes, and the same fine was assessed against Tyler, Wise & Allegre, for obstructing 12th street by the same means.
George Wilkinson and Elias Vanderlip were committed for indictment by the Hustings Court Grand Jury for fighting in Broad street. Vanderlip was also charged with resisting the watchmen.
Joseph Wingfield was arraigned for interfering with the police while in discharge of their duty on Franklin street, while executing a search warrant.
Wingfield said he regretted his interference.
The case was continued until Friday.