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The Daily Dispatch: January 7, 1864., [Electronic resource], Two hundred and fifty dollars reward. (search)
Two hundred and fifty dollars reward. --Ranaway, during the holidays, my boy Gerard, about 25 years old, 6 feet 5 or 6 inches high, dark ginger bread color, bushy head of hair, very likely and genteel in appearance, and well dressed. No doubt he is in company with his brother, Plummer, whom I sold to Mr. Johnson a few weeks since, and who ran away from about the same time. I will pay the above reward for Gerard if delivered to me here, or lodged in any jail where I can get him. David N Walees. [ja 7--6t*]
100 dollars reward. --Ranaway from my store, on the 28th ult, my servant boy Plummer. I purchased him of Capt David N Walker, of Richmond, about three weeks ago. Said boy is about 21 or 22 years old, 5 feet 9 inches high, light gingerbread color. Had on when he left dark pants and a light blue military overcoat. The above reward will be paid for his delivery to me or to any jail so that I may get him. B J Johnson. Va and N C Tobacco Agent, On Cary, between 18th and Va sts. North Carolina papers will please copy once and send bills to me. ja 1--7t*
Confederate States Congress. In the Senate the proceedings were opened with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Minnegerode, of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Mr. Johnson, of Ark., offered the following, which was agreed to: Resolved, That the Committee on Military Affairs inquire into the expediency of an act to reform the system of enrollments, and particularly of an act to fix some limitation upon the class of persons or officers who may be appointed or assigned to positions of enrolling officers, and to prescribe by whom they are to be selected or assigned, and to limit the length of time during which any such officer shall be allowed to serve over one and the same district, county, or beat, and to establish some rule or regulation by which an Inspector of enrolling districts may be appointed for separate States or sections, and regulations by which such enrolling officers shall be restricted in the number of men placed in their provost guards. Mr. Phelan, of Miss., in
vision were united with and another North Carolina brigade, and assigned to Maj.-Gen., Heth, who, with Maj.- Gen. Pender, were promoted from the rank of Brigadier-Generals. Gen. A. P. Hill was assigned to the command of this corps, whilst Gen. Ewell retained Jackson's old corps, consisting of Early's division, Early having been made a Major-General in February, and receiving command of Ewell's bid division, Rodes's division, (D. H. Hill's old division) and Trimble's division, to which Gen Ed. Johnson, then just promoted to a Major-Generalship, was assigned. It will be observed that five of the six Major-Generals now in the infantry department of this army, and the two corps Generals, received their promotion during the year just ended. The army thus reorganized began to prepare in earnest for a forward movement, as was generally believed, into the enemy's country. Gen. Ewell's corps took up the line of march from its camps near Fredericksburg on the morning of Thursday, June