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The Daily Dispatch: August 25, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Abingdon, Virginia, . August 20, 1864 To the Editor of the Richmond Dispatch:
Committed to Castle Thunder. --A young man, named William C. Gay, member of the Richmond Fayette Artillery, was arrested yesterday and committed to Castle Thunder on the charge of forgery and desertion. Gay was arrested for absence from his company without leave on Tuesday night; but by some means he escaped from the Soldiers' Home, and when re-arrested yesterday he had upon his person a pass purporting to have been signed by Lieutenant Bates, which was forged.
The Daily Dispatch: September 10, 1864., [Electronic resource], The capture of the
Richmond Circuit Court, November 21, 1864. --In the matter of a writ of habeas corpus of C. H. Taylor, president of the town of Ashland, adjourned until to-day, the Judge, in rendering his decision, remanded the petitioner to the custody of Lieutenant Bates, at the Confederate States Barracks. The learned Judge, in reviewing the arguments of counsel and the clauses of the Constitution creating justices of the peace, decided that the petitioner did not come up to all the requirements of the office, so as to enable him to take advantage of the laws exempting State officers. Sundry other writs were awarded and made returnable on Wednesday next.
The Daily Dispatch: January 11, 1865., [Electronic resource], The
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Richmond Circuit court, yesterday. In the matter of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus of William A. Perkins, of Pittsylvania county, Virginia, praying for a discharge in consequence of being a bonded farmer, continued from December last; the court, inasmuch as the period of his bond having expired, remanded him to the custody of Lieutenant Bates, commanding Confederate States Barracks, to be sent to his regiment. The court will this morning deliver its decision in the ease of William H. Zimmerman, who claims a discharge as being an undomiciled foreigner.