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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Field telegrams from Headquarters A. N. V. (search)
o Chaffin's Bluff. R. E. Lee, General. Official: W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. Clay's House, 4:30 P. M., 17th June, 1864. Lieutenant-General A. P. Hill, Riddel's Shop via Meadow Station: General Beauregard reports large number of Grant's troops crossed James river above Fort Powhatan yesterday. If you have nothing contradictory of this, move to Chaffin's Bluff. R. E. Lee, General. Official: W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. Clay's House, 5 P. M., 17th June, 1864. His Excellency Jeff. Davis, Richmond Va.: At 4 P. M. assaulted that portion of our front line held by enemy and drove him from it. We again have the entire line from Howlett's to Dunn's Mill. R. E. Lee, General. Official: W. H. Taylor, A. A. G. Clay's House, 5 P. M., 17th June, 1864. General G. T. Beauregard, Petersburg, Va.: At 4 P. M. was compelled to assault center of our former line held by enemy. We now hold entire line from Howlett's to Dunn's Mill. All prisoners from Tenth corps. R. E. Lee, General. O
whole command is composed of twelve-months' volunteers. I find it in a state of great disorganization, detachments acting separately and independently, and with little or no military restraint. As soon as I can communicate with and receive reports from these several commands I will report in full for your information. Respectfully, your obedient servant, E. Kirby Smith, Major-General, Commanding. headquarters District of East Tennessee, Knoxville, March 10, 1862. The President, Richmond Va.: Mr. President: You requested me to write to you freely and frankly; I therefore feel less hesitancy in trespassing upon your time and in troubling you with my wants and necessities. I arrived on the morning of the 8th, having been detained by obstructions on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad. I find the force in East Tennessee in great disorganization. All accounts given me were far short of the truth. There has been no one in command since Crittenden crossed the Cumberland M
Wanted --To purchase a negro Boy, about 10 years of age, raise in a dining-room servant in the country; also, a good Cook, and an intelligent Girl, about 15 years old, from the country. Address box No. 288, Richmond Va. ap 9--3t*
The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Inspector General's office, Headq'hs, Richmond, June 5th, 1861 (search)
Inspector General's office, Headq'hs, Richmond, June 5th, 1861 notice is Hereby Given that the Proclamation of the Governor, dated the 3d of June, 1861, calling upon Volnuteer Companies &to repair forthwith, and without awaiting further orders, to the places of rendezvous,& was not intended to include companies of Cavalry. Captains of Cavalry Troops are directed to report by letter, stating the condition of their companies as to numbers, arms, &c., and to await further orders. By order of the Governor. John B. Baldwin, je 6--ts Inspector General Va. Forces.
Notice. --Captains of voiunteer Companies throughout the State are respectfully informed that the Commissioners appointed by law for the purpose of obtaining. Accoutrements, &c., have made contracts for these items, and as fast as they are delivered at this post they are issued immediately, according to priority of date of orders. Chaeles Dimmock. ja 10--ts Capt Sun Armory. Richmond Va.
Runaway from the Medical College. June 23d a bright Mulatto Boy named Frank He is about 12 years of age, stoops slightly, and walks awkwardly.--When last heard from he was on the Central Railroad track, saying that he was going to Tennessee. All persons are hereby warned against harboring him. The usual reward will be paid for his delivery to A. E. Peticolas. Richmond Va. June 24 1861 je 25--ts
Runaway Negro. --Runaway from the service of the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad Company, in June last, a slave named Abraham, He is about 25 years of age, 6 feet high, and of a dark brown color, usually wears a handkerchief on his head, and has a scar on his forehead or face. Abraham belongs to Capt. John Buford, of Bedford county, and it is supposed that he in now about Richmond, or at one of the volunteer encampments. A liberal reward will be paid for him. R. H. Gill, Gen'l Sup't Va. & Tenn, Railroad. Lynchburg, July 10 1861. jy 10--1m.
$10 reward. --Runaway, on the 7th of July, my Girl "Mary Ann" She is about street 5 inches high, quite black, and when spoken to speaks very low — she was brought from Lancaster county about four months ago. Return her to my store, on Governor street, Richmond Va. jy 17--st* Samuel W. Harwood
The Daily Dispatch: July 18, 1861., [Electronic resource], Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch. (search)
Runaway Negro. --Runaway from the service of the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad Company, in June last, a slave named Abraham. He is about 35 years of age, 6 feet high, and of a dark brown color, usually wears a handkerchief on his bead, and has a scar on his forehead or face. Abraham belongs to Capt. John Buford, of Bedford county, and it is supposed that he is now about Richmond, or at one of the volunteer encampments. A liberal reward will be paid for him. E. H. Gill, Gen'l Sup't Va. & Tenn. Railroad. Lynchburg. July 10, 1861. jy 10--1m
Runaway Negro. --Ranaway from the service of the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad Company, in June last, a slave named Abraham. He is about 35 years of age, 5 feet high, and of a dark brown color, usually wears a handkerchief on his head and has a scar on his forehead of face. Abraham belongs to Capt. John Buford, of Bedford county, and it is supposed that he is now Richmond, or at one of the volunteer encampments. A liberal reward will be paid for him. B. H. Gill, Gen'l Sup't Va. & Tenn. Railroad. July 10, 1861 ly 10--1m
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