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Execution --A negro woman named Clara Ann, slave of Mr. Blank, of Culpeper county, heretofore condemned to be hung for the murder of her mistress, who was removed to this city three weeks since for safe keeping, was executed yesterday in the interior yard of the Penitentiary, by order of the Governor. The culprit was put on the gallows at fifteen minutes past two o'clock, by Mr. Peter Phillips, Deputy Sheriff of Henrico county, and remained suspended until 3 o'clock. Rev. Mr. Sweeney offered an affecting prayer to the Throne of Grace prior thereto. But few spectators were present.
later advices from Gen. Milroy than have been published. The skies are clouded and threatening rain. The railroad bridging is progressing rapidly, and through communication will be established this week. A touching Narrative. A camp correspondent writes: The brigade to which our little command is attached has been constantly on the march for the last two weeks. We have come through Gloucester, King and Queen, King William, Caroline, Hanover, New Kent, Charles City, and Henrico counties, marching frequently all night long through swamps knee-deep in mud and water, and without anything to eat but two hard crackers per day. Officers who served through the Mexican war say they have never experienced such a march. When the heroic deeds of those who are engaged in this great fight for freedom shall have been written by the future historian no brighter page will be found then that which records the heroism of this gallant brigade in patiently submitting to this long, t