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The news. The Norfolk papers report a vigorous bombardment by the Yankee of our forces at Yorktown on Monday without results so far ascertained. The 16 Yankee prisoners brought to this city yesterday were captured on Saturday last by Confederate cavalry company, between it's Gap and the Shenandoah river, in Shingam county. A number of the Hessian were made to bite the dust, and the survivors were chased by our cavalry to the where several were drowned in attempting to recross. In latest intelligence from Gen. Jackson's army represented the prospects of a battle between himself and the minions of Banks and as imminent. A knowledge of the character and amount of the forces under leaves but little to apprehend when the conflict of arms shall take place. It is deemed certain that the enemy are in of Harrisonburg and their pickets and to within seventeen miles of Staunton.
The Daily Dispatch: April 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], Company "H,"
first regiment Virginia Volunteers. (search)
$50 reward. --Will be paid for the apprehension and delivery in Mr. Lumpkin's jail of a slave man named Joe. He is well known in the city by overseers of tobacco factories, having been hired in Mr. Greanor's factory for many years. He usually calls himself Joe Banks. The said boy is of small size, black, and wears a black silk hat; belongs to the estate of the late Wm. Garvis; has beer. going at large for twelve months; was apprehended a few months past and broke out of jail. ap 24--6t