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C. S. Navy Department. Richmond, June 24, 1862. A Naval General Court Martial is hereby ordered to convene at the city of Richmond, Virginia, on the 5th day of July, 1862, or as soon thereafter as practicable, for the trial of Flag-Officer Josiah Tatnall, and of such other persons as may be legally brought before it. The Court will be composed of the following officers, any five of whom are empowered to act, viz: Captain Lawrence Rousseau, Captain Franklin Buchanan, Captain Sydney S. Lee, Commander Robert G. Robb, Commander Murray Mason, Commander Eben Farrand, Commander A. B. Fairfax, Commander M. F. Maury, Commander Geo. Minor, Lieutenant Wm. L. Maury, Lieutenant Robert B. Pegram; and Robert Ould is hereby appointed the Judge Advocate. The above being the greatest number of officers that can be convened without manifest injury to the service. S. R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy, The Court will meet at 12 o'clock M., at the Na
ng, and answering questions with an indifference almost amounting to stupidity. Jim, also under the medium height, black, about 18 years old, with a round and plump face. These were hired from Redwood & Keach, and belong to Mr. Chilton, of Lancaster, Va. Joshua, a boy about 16 years old, black, with large eyes, and hair closely shaved. Hired of Hector Davis, of Richmond. My own negroes had a variety of clothing, but will probably put on soldiers' old clothes, which have been very plenty of late near me. There is no sort of doubt they are aiming for the Yankee camps, and will probably attempt to cross the Chickahominy near Meadow Bridges. I will pay one hundred dollars each for the delivery to me, or for securing in any jail in Virginia so that I get them again, of Jeff. and Fox, and ten dollars each for Oscar and Jim, and am authorize by Mr. Davis, agent, to offer fifty dollars, in like manner, for Joshua. N. F. Bowe. Magnolia, June 24, 1862. je 25--3t*
The battles of Port Republic. [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Port Republic, June 24, 1862. Having noticed in several of the Richmond papers communications concerning the battles near this place of the 7th and 8th instant, and seeing that they are denominated the battles of Crose Keys and Lewiston, I beg leave to call the attention of the public, through the medium of your widely circulated journal, to a few facts and events which will entitle this place to the honor of having been the theatre upon which was enacted those glorious achievements. As you are pressed for space and prefer short communications to lengthy ones, I shall be as brief as possible, and without further preliminary remarks give my reasons for believing that the recent battles fought near this place should be entitled the "Battles of Port Republic." In the first place, Jackson's army had retreated to this place, the long trains of baggage wagons and prisoners had passed safely over the bri
g, and answering questions with an indifference almost amounting to stupidity. Jim, also under the medium height, black, about 18 years old, with a round and plump face. These were hired from Redwood & Keach, and belong to Mr. Chilton, of Lancaster, Va. Joshua, a boy about 16 years old, black; with large eyes, and hair closely shaved. Hired of Hector Davis; of Richmond. My own negroes had a variety of clothing, but will probably put on soldiers' old clothes, which have been very plenty of late near me. There is no sort of doubt they are aiming for the Yankee camps, and will probably attempt to cross the Chickahominy near Meadow Bridges. I will pay one hundred dollars each for the delivery to me, or for securing in any jail in Virginia so that I get them again, of Jeff. and Fox, and ten dollars each for Oscar and Jim, and am authorized by Mr. Davis, agent, to offer fifty dollars, in like manner, for Joshua. N. F. Bowe. Magnolia, June 24, 1862. je 25--3t*
Navy Department ofRichmond, June 24th, 1862 General orders. A Board, composed of the following officers, convene at Richmond, on the 25th instead the examination of Acting Midshipmen of the Flag-Officer George N. Hollins, President Commander R. D. Thorsurn, Members. Commander Chas. H. McBlair, Members. Lieutenant Julian Myers, Members. Lieutenant Wm. H. Parker, Members. The following will be order and subjective examination: Examination of the 1st Class. 1. Navigation — Day's Work, Time Light tude by Meridian alt, and use of Sextant. 2. Seamanship.-- Furling sails sending up and down top-gallant and royal Stowing Hold, Working Anchors and Chams eral questions on. 3. Mathematics.--Solution of plane and angles, Descriptive Astronomy, surveying ral questions on. Ordnance Manual. 4. Gunnery.--Hardee's Light Infantry Drill Company). Field Howitzer Drill (Parkers) Questions on. 5. Steam — General questions on. 6. F
s and battalions in all were engaged, sustaining a loss of killed, wounded, and missing, of five thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven. The rate of postage on letters in the "Southern Confederacy" has been raised from five to ten cents. About ten o'clock this morning a conveyance arrived at City Point with Capt. Robertson and Lieut. Sykes, of the rebel army, who return under their parole of honor to Fort Warren, the rebel Government having decided not to make any individual exchanges until the United States Government shall agree upon terms for a general exchange of prisoners. General Prentise and fifty other Federal taken at Shiloh, have been removed to A dispatch from Chattanooga says the Federal have stampeded from that place leasing their camp and everything behind. Charleston, June 24, 1862.--The steamer from Liverpool to Charlotte via run the blockade yesterday has on board Mr. Ward to, a valuable cargo of British The is a new iron steamer.
Absconded Slave--$25 reward. --Left my place on James river, upper end of Henrico county, on Sunday last, June 24, 1862. without any cause, my Servant Man, Cornelius, commonly called Buck. He is about 25 years of age, rather small, well made black, good teeth, likely, and no marks; about 5 feet 7 inches high. He is no doubt lurking about Richmond or endeavoring to get employment as servant in some of the camps, having many acquaintances among the servants in Richmond, but in no other place. For his safe delivery to Blair & Chamberlayne,or placed in jail so they get him, they will pay the above reward. jy 4--6t John Wickham,
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