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The Daily Dispatch: March 9, 1864., [Electronic resource], Review of the Pennsylvania campaign. (search)
sburg, and was disposed as follows: Archer's brigade of Tennessean on the right of the turnpike, Davis's brigade of Mississippians, except one regiment, was in line on the left of the same road. Petth's (old) Virginia brigade, under Col. John M. Brockenbrough, were hold in reserve. Archer and Davis were soon ordered to advance, in order to feel the enemy, make a forced reconnaissance, and deter no they were massing forces in Gettysburg. Heavy columns of the enemy were soon encountered. Davis's brigade, on the left, drove the enemy back and captured his batteries, but was unable to hold rced back losing some of their artillery, which as before mentioned were temporarily captured by Davis's brigade, were reforming and were awaiting the arrival of reinforcements then rapidly hasteningrcher's brigade on the right, Pettigrew in the centre, and Brockenbrough on the left centre, and Davis on the left. After the division had rested an hour or more it was again ordered forward, and so
is master to take him to camp. Christopher, slave of Alex. Nott, charged with entering the house of John M. Daniel and stealing $2,500 worth of groceries, &c., was sent on to the Hustings Court for further examination. Determined to discountenance the practice of cruelly treating negroes, the Mayor yesterday morning sent on for indictment by the Grand Jury of the Hustings Court, Chas. F. Reese, a white man, for brutally whipping with a cowhide a little negro girl, the slave of Mrs. Mary Davis. The charge against George, slave of Dr. Leftwich, of aiding negroes to escape to the Yankees, was dismissed, the evidence showing that he was only acting in conformity with his hirer's orders when he made his inquiries after persons who desired transportation through our lines. The agent for the hire of the negro, however, was fined $20 for giving him a pass to dispose of his own time and do as he pleased generally. R. A. Dobbins was fined $20 for permitting his servant to g