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The Daily Dispatch: January 17, 1862., [Electronic resource], Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch. (search)
izens of Richmond what our company has done since it enlisted. It marched from Winchester to Manassas Junction, a distance of near ninety miles, on foot, in the two days and nighs preceding the battle of the 21st, with nothing to eat, under a scorching sun by day and terrific thunder-storms at night, sleeping only two out of twenty-four hours, fording the Shenandoah river, and crossing the Blue Ridge mountains. The infantry took the cars at Piedmont, but we, with other artillery of Gen. Johnston's command, footed it the whole way. That is one thing we have done Now another. We went into the battle of Manassas the morning after the march with empty stomach and aching legs, and nothing to eat even then. We went in while the battle was at its highest pitch, while regiments of wounded were coming off and reporting that we were whipped; we went into such a position that every one said not one of us could come out alive we held that position for six long hours in a broiling sun
The Daily Dispatch: January 17, 1862., [Electronic resource], Loss of Southern trade by the Northwest. (search)
and 18th streets. Henry had a dispute with the negro, and ended by giving him a severe cut with a knife on the right side of his head. He was subsequently found in bed in a house near the Central. Depot, and arrested by officer Bibb. The Mayor remanded Henry for examination before the Hustings Court. He is the same youth who last fall, served a term in jail for stealing a lot of sora from a market wagon. Richard Morris, charged with stealing a pocket-book and $10 in money from Peyton Johnston & Bro. Jos. W. Johnston stated that it had been ascertained since the arrest that three $5 notes on the Farmers' Bank of Charleston were taken from the cash drawer, in addition to the $10 mentioned in the warrant, thus making it a charge of felony. Robert English deposed that he saw the prisoner and another young man looking in at the window of the store, and that "the other young man" came in; that he (witness) turned to look at Mr. Johnston, who was at the fire in the rear part of th