Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: October 9, 1862., [Electronic resource].
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Ranaway --From the subscriber, on the 2d instant, a negro boy, Robert Said negro is a dark mulatto about 21 years of age, speaks rather abruptly and walks with one shoulder depressed. He had on when he left a blue flannel shirt. He may attempt to make his way to Williamsburg. Twenty dollars reward will be paid for his delivery to me in Hanover county, or in a Richmond jail, so that I get him. A. B. Curtis, Adm'r Of H. Curtis, dec'd. Hanover co, Cet, 6th, oc 7--6t*
Affairs in the Kanawha valley — Sale of Salt. --A letter in the Lynchburg Republican, from Charleston, Kanawha county, Va., dated the 2d instant, says Gen. Loring is still at that place. It adds: The Yankees made a dash on Gen. Jenkins's command, a few days ago at Buffalo, supposing he was happing. The attack was make early in the morning by some 500 cavalry and infantry, while the valley was covered with fog. They approached close enough to be seen, when Gen J. let loose upon them with a howitzer, which scattered them like chaff. Our forces pursued them about 9 miles, but owing to the dense fog, thought it prudent to stop pursuit, for fear of falling into an ambush.--Recruiting is progressing very rapidly, many of the old infantry companies having been filled already, and cavalry companies forming without number. It is reported that our cavalry have three steamboats blockaded at the mouth of the river, or near Guyandotte. The Yankees run them aground on the opposit
Runaways. --The following slaves ran away from the Piedmont Railroad, at Danville, on the 3rd inst.: Henry; black, about 35 years old, has several whip marks — was recently bought of John King, of North Carolina. Spencer — hired of David Hotly Chowan county, North Carolina. Joe and Tom — hired of Mr. Roberts, Gates county, North Carolina. A reward of $25 will be paid for Henry if taken within the State, or $50 if taken in another State, and the legal reward for the hire lings upon delivery to me at Danville. E. D. Wilburn, Sup't first section Piedmont R. R. se 8--ts Danville.