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The Daily Dispatch: June 13, 1863., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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the killed already given by us, we have the following: Capt Robert Jones, 1st S C; Serg't John Johnstone, 6th Va; Privates Robt Simmons, 3d Va; G E Westcott, 10th Va; Upshur Manning, 12th Va; A E Dornim, Moorman's battery; J Kent Longhorn, Wise Troop;-- Preston, 2d Va cavalry. The following is a partial list of those who are wounded: Col Butler, 1st S C, leg amputated; Captain Farley, Stuart's staff, leg amputated; Capt White, Stuart's staff; Lieut N Richardson, 10th Va Lieut C G Shumate, 6th Va; Lieut R W Allen, 6th Va; Lieut John Puryear, 3d Va; Major M D Ball, 11th Va, slightly; Capt Andrews, 2d N C; Lieut Blessingame, 2d N C; Sergt J M Durrett, 10th Va; Serg't John Mason, 10th Va; Corp'l B C Brown, 10th Va. Among the names of officers given as captured are Lieut-Col Wm H Payne, 4th Va, and Capt Rich, of Young's regiment. We had no Colonels killed, except Cols. Williams and Hampton. Col. Green, who was at first reported among the slain, was not injured.
rd asked if there were any such persons in the army; and if so, their descriptions. I replied at once that they were probably spies, and directed him to order a court, and if they proved to be spies to execute them immediately, which was done; and they were tried, condemned to be hung, and the sentence was carried into execution before 10 o'clock this morning. On being discovered they confessed they were officers in the rebel army, one a colonel, named Lawrence W. Orton, formerly W. Orton Williams. One claims to be a first cousin to Robert Lee, and is said to have been chief of artillery on Gen. Bragg's staff, and formerly to have been on Gen. Scott's staff of the 2d regular cavalry. Miscellaneous. A letter from Folly Island, S. C., says a reconnaissance in full revealed the fact that there are only 1,000 on the island. The Ohio Democratic State Convention was to assemble at Columbus on the 11th inst. to nominate a candidate for Governor and other State offices.