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Jefferson (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 11
chance." Patterson's Thieves. The Virginian says: Patterson's army of plunderers have for the most part disappeared from the adjoining county of Jefferson. About five thousand were remaining at Harper's Ferry, two or three days ago, and may be there yet. Their object appears to be nothing more than robbery and the have within a few days past departed for home, notwithstanding. Patterson made an imploring appeal to them to remain. They have taken off fourteen slaves from Jefferson. They have also taken off as a prisoner F. W. Blessing, a baker and confectioner, and a highly respectable citizen of Charlestown, alleging — although no doubt ters have ceased to crow and have buried their beats in the dust, and the voice that was once heard in the barn-yard is utterly dfc Can't some hen-pecked poet in Jefferson write an elegy on the lay of the last old hen ? It is a befitting subject just now in that locality. Berkeley county, Va. It is stated that this county i
Berkeley County (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 11
eal every old setting turkey off he eggs and the eggs also, and they devoured them with as much zest as if they had been fresh made.--Not a gobble has been heard in Jefferson county these many days. All the roosters have ceased to crow and have buried their beats in the dust, and the voice that was once heard in the barn-yard is utterly dfc Can't some hen-pecked poet in Jefferson write an elegy on the lay of the last old hen ? It is a befitting subject just now in that locality. Berkeley county, Va. It is stated that this county is nearly or quite relieved of Lincoln's a vermin. A few thieving camp followers of the lowest order remain in Martinsburg, encouraged and aided in their outrages by the Lincolnites of Berkley. Several Secessionists of the county were arrested and taken off by Patterson as prisoners — amongst them Wm. D. North, Esq. who promptly refused to take an oath not to make war on Lincoln & Co. Mr. N. (a son of Gen. George North, of Revolutionary fame,) is of
Martinsburg (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 11
and the eggs also, and they devoured them with as much zest as if they had been fresh made.--Not a gobble has been heard in Jefferson county these many days. All the roosters have ceased to crow and have buried their beats in the dust, and the voice that was once heard in the barn-yard is utterly dfc Can't some hen-pecked poet in Jefferson write an elegy on the lay of the last old hen ? It is a befitting subject just now in that locality. Berkeley county, Va. It is stated that this county is nearly or quite relieved of Lincoln's a vermin. A few thieving camp followers of the lowest order remain in Martinsburg, encouraged and aided in their outrages by the Lincolnites of Berkley. Several Secessionists of the county were arrested and taken off by Patterson as prisoners — amongst them Wm. D. North, Esq. who promptly refused to take an oath not to make war on Lincoln & Co. Mr. N. (a son of Gen. George North, of Revolutionary fame,) is of the wrong stock to take any such oath.
Harper's Ferry (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 11
idents. The Winchester Virginian publishes the following letter from a young lady of Sulphur town, dated July 26th It is a good illustration of the spirit of Virginia Girls. "A regiment of cuth oils, from Patterson's Division at Harpers Ferry, come through here (Shepherdstown) on Monday--It was the 7th Pennsylvania Regiment, commanded by Col. Edwin. Then time was out, and they were on their way home. Some of them declared that they would never come here again — and one of the ofder than the men, if they had a chance." Patterson's Thieves. The Virginian says: Patterson's army of plunderers have for the most part disappeared from the adjoining county of Jefferson. About five thousand were remaining at Harper's Ferry, two or three days ago, and may be there yet. Their object appears to be nothing more than robbery and the destruction of private property. At Charlestown they encamped on the fine farm of Colonel Baxton Davenport, James L. Ranson, F. W. Dre
James L. Ranson (search for this): article 11
nd would fight harder than the men, if they had a chance." Patterson's Thieves. The Virginian says: Patterson's army of plunderers have for the most part disappeared from the adjoining county of Jefferson. About five thousand were remaining at Harper's Ferry, two or three days ago, and may be there yet. Their object appears to be nothing more than robbery and the destruction of private property. At Charlestown they encamped on the fine farm of Colonel Baxton Davenport, James L. Ranson, F. W. Drew and Mr. Burns, and destroyed the crops and much other property of those gentlemen Sheep pastures, pig pens and hen roosts suffered not a little. In town they robbed jewelry stoves and committed other valiant acts of like character. Seventeen regiments of this army of vandals, whose times of service had expired, have within a few days past departed for home, notwithstanding. Patterson made an imploring appeal to them to remain. They have taken off fourteen slaves from Jef
own, we (the girls) we went in a body to the river heights. There we remained, musing ourselves at their efforts to get their wagons and their army selves over the river. The girls would occasionally give them taunting cheers, and cry out: Hurry on, my braves ! Torch Johnston is just behind you ! 'Don't stop, Yankees, for Stewart's Cavalry are now coming down street ! Sometimes they would attempt to frighten us by pointing their guns at us — and that would being a shout from us. 'Hurrah for Jeff D vis and the Southern Confederacy !' we shouted. One fellow, when he got opposite the breastworks on the river cliffs, screamed out: 'Is that your battery ?--and then he gave a loud laugh. I couldn't stand that — so I told him, 'No ! That was not a battery — but if he would go to Manassas Junction he would fine one in the form of a crescent, and Gen. Beauregard would take pleasure in showing it to him — and its contents were intended expressly for gentlemen like himself' The fellow turned
Nelson Gallagher (search for this): article 11
o remain. They have taken off fourteen slaves from Jefferson. They have also taken off as a prisoner F. W. Blessing, a baker and confectioner, and a highly respectable citizen of Charlestown, alleging — although no doubt falsely — that he had sold them poisoned bread. The Winchester correspondent of the Petersburg Express gives some further account of the domes of the Hessians in Jefferson county: As soon as Patterson arrived in Charlestown he dispatched an Orderly for Nelson Gallagher, Esquire editor of the Free Press, and upon the arrival of Mr. G. at headquarters, the following to took place. Patterson--"Is This Nelson M. Gallagher ?" Gallagher--"Yes, this is Mr. Gallagher." Patterson--"Well Mr Gallagher, we wish you to give us the key of your office. We decide while here to publish a paper." Mr. G--"General, I have always been in the habit heretofore of doing that myself but as you are in power here, and the largest in numbers, there is no other
h here (Shepherdstown) on Monday--It was the 7th Pennsylvania Regiment, commanded by Col. Edwin. Then time was out, and they were on their way home. Some of them declared that they would never come here again — and one of the officers told our citizens that we would not re he had business at home and he intended to stay there and attend to it. Some of them declared that nothing could induce them to coming into the South. A number of ladies of the town, having no fears of a chicken hearted Yankee, and prompted by curiosity, (strange, is not, that our sex should have any curiously ?) went out to see and hear what we could as they entered the town. I was of the number. We pursued them until the last Yankee devil had disappeared over the hill on their way to the ford across the Potomac below town, near the mill. We perseveringly questioned them, and talked them clear out of town.--One soldier told me that he would e hire no more; he had seen enough of Virginia.--Two more regiments, h
and the eggs also, and they devoured them with as much zest as if they had been fresh made.--Not a gobble has been heard in Jefferson county these many days. All the roosters have ceased to crow and have buried their beats in the dust, and the voice that was once heard in the barn-yard is utterly dfc Can't some hen-pecked poet in Jefferson write an elegy on the lay of the last old hen ? It is a befitting subject just now in that locality. Berkeley county, Va. It is stated that this county is nearly or quite relieved of Lincoln's a vermin. A few thieving camp followers of the lowest order remain in Martinsburg, encouraged and aided in their outrages by the Lincolnites of Berkley. Several Secessionists of the county were arrested and taken off by Patterson as prisoners — amongst them Wm. D. North, Esq. who promptly refused to take an oath not to make war on Lincoln & Co. Mr. N. (a son of Gen. George North, of Revolutionary fame,) is of the wrong stock to take any such oath.
Abraham Lincoln (search for this): article 11
is utterly dfc Can't some hen-pecked poet in Jefferson write an elegy on the lay of the last old hen ? It is a befitting subject just now in that locality. Berkeley county, Va. It is stated that this county is nearly or quite relieved of Lincoln's a vermin. A few thieving camp followers of the lowest order remain in Martinsburg, encouraged and aided in their outrages by the Lincolnites of Berkley. Several Secessionists of the county were arrested and taken off by Patterson as prisonerty is nearly or quite relieved of Lincoln's a vermin. A few thieving camp followers of the lowest order remain in Martinsburg, encouraged and aided in their outrages by the Lincolnites of Berkley. Several Secessionists of the county were arrested and taken off by Patterson as prisoners — amongst them Wm. D. North, Esq. who promptly refused to take an oath not to make war on Lincoln & Co. Mr. N. (a son of Gen. George North, of Revolutionary fame,) is of the wrong stock to take any such oath.
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