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One hundred dollars reward. --I will give the above reward of $100 for the apprehension and delivery to me in Richmond of a negro boy named James, hired for the present year to James Hunter, Esq. Said boy is about years old of a gingerbread color, and very intelligent, and when spoken to rather looks down to the ground. I think it probably he can passed himself off an a free boy, and hired himself to some officer or connected with the battalion around town. He (James) belongs to Mr. Wm. A Buckner of Caroline county, Va. where he was making his way. Wm. S. Phillips. [ap 26--5t*]
ng ordered to Southwestern Virginia, he proceeded to reorganize the cavalry in that department, and soon rendered it an active and efficient arm of the service. Brave and gallant almost to a fault, he inspired his men with confidence, and had he not, by his dashing courage, sought the post of danger, which to him proved fatal, it is quite probable that the result of the fight at New Hope Church would have been far different. A Dash upon the enemy's rear. It is cheering to know that Hunter's advance upon Staunton was not altogether without annoyance. We learn that on Sunday week Major Harry Gilmer attacked the rear portion of the Yankee army in Newtown, seven miles from Winchester, and completely routed the whole force, which consisted of about 160 cavalry. Thirty-five of this number, including commissioned and non commissioned officers, were captured. Eighteen wagons, heavily loaded with coffee, sugar, army supplies, &c., were also captured and burnt; 68 fine horses, n
Confederate States Congress. The Senate met at 12 o'clock M on yesterday, Mr Hunter, of Va, in the chair. House bill to amend the act imposing regulations on the foreign commerce of the Confederate States was considered and passed. Senate joint resolution of thanks to Gen E Kirby Smith, and the officers and men under his command, was considered and adopted. House bill to increase permanently, to the amount of seven dollars a month, the pay of non-commissioned officers and privates in the Provisional Army, was considered. Mr Jemison moved to amend by striking out the word "permanently" and inserting the words "for the period of one year," which was agreed to, and the bill as amended passed. The bill to authorize the appointment of graduates of military institutions as Cadets in the Provisional Army, was reported adversely from the Military Committee. The bill to organize the light artillery was reported favorably from the Military Committee. Hou
Wanted --A colored Nurse, a middle-aged woman preferred. One who can be recommended will procure a good home. Apply at. James Hunter's, Corner 1st and Cary sts. je 4--3t*
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