hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
The Daily Dispatch: February 25, 1865., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 4 results in 2 document sections:

r Disaster. Another of those "surprises," of so frequent occurrence (says the Baltimore American) during the past year in the western portion of the State, bordering on Virginia, occurred on Tuesday at Cumberland, Maryland. A dispatch from Wheeling announces that a party of rebel cavalry dashed into Cumberland before daylight yesterday morning, "surprised and captured the pickets, and then made prisoners and carried off Generals Crook and Kelly." The marauders were probably a portion of White's rebel cavalry, which has been operating in West Virginia for some time since. "Surprises of pickets" is the stereotyped excuse for all the depredations that have been committed at Cumberland, New creek, Piedmont, and other points in that vicinity, and it is nearly time they were effectually put an end to. A force was sent after the rebels, as usual, but with what success has not yet been ascertained. General Crook has several times distinguished himself in the operations under General She
Castle Thunder Items. --The following commitments were made to Castle Thunder yesterday by order of Captain Doswell, assistant provost-marshal: Michael Kehoe and James McKenney, citizens of Richmond, and Sarah and Bettie, slaves of Mr. Robbins, of Richmond; Burton, slave of Major Page; Jim Brown, Joe Harris and Jones Brown, free negroes; Tom Gray, slave of William Greanor; Benjamin, slave of Major V. Bennett; Harry and Jane White, slaves of William Hatcher, of Chesterfield; Delilah, slave of Nancy Byrd; Maria Perry and Julius, slaves of Maria Hatcher, of Chesterfield; and America, slave of Robert Michaels, charged with attempting to go North. H. W. Ware, member of the Third Virginia cavalry, was also consigned to that institution on the charge of aiding in the escape of slaves to the enemy.