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hem that he could not let them pass, and asked Lewis to go with him to the Captain's headquarters, f detaining him, but orders had to be obeyed. Lewis related in substance what he had already statenion of his rank and standing when at home. Lewis, being an Englishman by birth, was very well pt of the doughty Captain. From this officer Lewis learned that there were a number of troops in about taking their leave the Captain put into Lewis' hands an unsealed letter, at the same time res of a blacksmith. Driving up to the hotel, Lewis alighted from the wagon, while Bridgeman drovehop in order to have his horse attended to. As Lewis ascended the steps of the hotel he noticed a t of his standing demanded. In a quiet manner, Lewis at once gave the justice to understand his appand with evident delight he accepted a seat in Lewis' carriage. He directed the way to his dwellinngingly at the empty bottles before them, that Lewis could scarcely refrain from laughing heartily,[31 more...]
the city was in a state of subdued excitement in anticipation of his coming. In the evening, Lewis, in company with the officers whom he had met in the morning, proceeded to the residence of Judg upon the demonstrations that were being made in his honor. At the first opportune moment, Price Lewis, with the assistance of his new-found friends, the rebel officers, succeeded in obtaining an e behest of the Southern leaders. The General had been previously informed of the presence of Lewis in the hotel, and of his adventure on the day previous, consequently, when he was presented to tquired particularly into his history, and his present movements, all of which were replied to by Lewis in a dignified and satisfactory manner. Under the influence of Lewis' good-nature the General bLewis' good-nature the General became social and familiar, and invited him to dine with him in his apartments. Leaving no opportunity that offered, the detective took advantage of every available suggestion, and the result was h
of my men for this important mission. After mature consideration, I decided upon despatching Price Lewis and John Scully upon this delicate quest. My reasons for this selection, were that both Scully and Lewis had been connected with other operations in Baltimore, in company with Webster, and had thus been enabled to form the acquaintance of a great number of secessionists in that city, some others, who remained at home, had influential friends in Richmond. During these operations, both Lewis and Scully had pretended the most earnest and sincere sympathy for the cause of the Confederacyppointed in the present instance. On presenting the case, with all its attendant dangers, to Price Lewis and John Scully, both of them signified, without the slightest hesitation, their voluntary dethose who were anxiously awaiting his return. And now, leaving Webster at Richmond, and with Price Lewis and John Scully on their way to the rebel capital, we will return to Washington, and watch th
ards the open doorway and disappeared, leaving Lewis, filled with astonishment and apprehension, toied by an officer. Stepping directly up to Price Lewis, he addressed him: Don't you remember me? I do not, responded Lewis; I do not remember to have seen you at any time before to-day. ts contents? You are mistaken, sir, replied Lewis, firmly I know nothing of what you are alludinnot return that night, and for days afterwards Lewis was in ignorance of what had become of him, ore. On the second day after the return of Price Lewis he was conducted before a court-martial, an communicated to them, a letter was brought to Lewis, from the commandant of the post, stating thatut I cannot tell what I may have to do yet. Lewis argued with his companion long and earnestly uing slumber of which he stood so much in need, Lewis arose from his couch, feverish and unrefreshed and that further concealment was of no avail, Lewis, too, opened his mouth. He was again visited [27 more...]
. a martyr's grave. After the departure of Lewis and Scully from Webster's room, where they werplied Mrs. Lawton, I learned this morning that Lewis and Scully have been arrested and taken to Henning, and the information of the conviction of Lewis and Scully was duly chronicled. The same papen the hope that he might bring some tidings of Lewis and Scully. Mr. Campbell departed, and in aate when they arrived at the prison, and as Price Lewis was ascending to his cell, Webster and his nful illness, but still brave and defiant. Price Lewis and John Scully, tortured with the thoughtsbscured by an insane desire for revenge. Price Lewis and John Scully were compelled to give thei paragraph was the simple announcement that Price Lewis and John Scully had been arrested as spies nd finally came the crushing intelligence that Lewis and Scully had been respited, after having givter weary months of captivity, Mrs. Lawton, Price Lewis and John Scully, were sent to the North, wh[1 more...]
feet 10 inches high, light hair and eyes. George Peacher, about 45 years old, 6 feet high, long black hair, and face pock marked. Julius Roth, (German,) stout built about 6 feet high, dark hair and whiskers, about 25 years old. Price Lewis, (Englishman,) 22 or 23 years old, 6 feet high, and is a noted Abolitionist; dark hair and whiskers. Thomas Wilson, a soldier, about twenty-one years of age, six feet high, and black hair and eyes. Robert Wood, a native of Hampton, Va., six feet high, dark visaged, black hair and eyes, and walks me, twenty-six years old. Seeds, Lewis, Stanton and Twells are considered very important prisoners. After the escape was known yesterday, two detachments of Confederate cavalry were armed at the State Ordnance Department, corner of 7th and Cary streets, and started in pursuit of the fugitives, none of whom, so far as we are advised, were apprehended up to sundown yesterday evening, though there can be hardly a doubt but
eys, J P Pritchard, Frank Livingston, Richmond, disloyalty. Committed 22d March.--Thomas Hancock, Richmond, suspicion. Committed 24th March.--Samuel Zeigler, alias Greenwall, Harper's Ferry, suspicion; D S Cates, 4th Tennessee regiment. Committed 25th March.--Wm L Schofield, Texas, Thos Robertson, Ga, spies. Committed 26th March.--W W Ritch, Washington, N C, supposed to be a spy; E S Baker, Richmond,--; Alex Morris, Gordonsville, disloyalty; Chas Brown, New Orleans,--; Price Lewis, New York, spy. Committed 27th March.--Wm B West, 13th Va Vols,--; Richard Pierce, Richmond Zouaves, Felix Hughes, Johnson's artillery, suspicion. Committed 28th March.--Christopher Bolton, Henrico, disloyalty; L P Maines, Baltimore, --; M P Morse, Matthews co, Va, disloyalty. Committed 31st March.--Michael Gately, desertion; S Z Howard, 14th Ala., desertion; Thos Johnson, desertion; W C Hughes, --; Thos Leonard, 14th Ala., assault and battery; Patrick Murphy, Magruder's Ar
To be sent South. --We learn that a number of the prisoners now in confinement at Castle Godwin will be sent under guard, this morning, to Salisbury, North Carolina. The parties thus booked for a Southern trip are: James King, John Scully, Price Lewis, August Bitteraill, James J. Asb, Geo. W. Twells, Hugh McMahon, Gabriel Custo, John McClelland, James Robertson, Henry Wingo alias Smith, Alex'r Myers, Lewis Bache, C. R. Turner, Wm. Reynolds, Chas. Gennell, Frank Livingstone, J. T. Lovett, M. Lovett, Allen Leonard, and L. H. Trook--twenty-one in number. One hundred and thirty men, confined as Union traitors in the Confederate Military Prison, on Cary street, will also be sent South this morning, to make room for any additional number that may come into our hands by reason of the operations now going on in front of Richmond.
. Lamb, J T, co G, 5th N C, hand. Lomax, Lieut J H, co I, 12th Miss, arm. Long, I J, co K, 11th Miss, eye and face. Larrance, J M, co M, 22d N C, hip. Lewis, J, co C, 38th Va, arm. Lewis, J, co C, 7th Tenn, hand. Lewis, A A, co I, 6th N C, thigh. Lucas, A, co K, 2d Miss. Martin, J W, co H, 5th N C, thorax. Lewis, J, co C, 7th Tenn, hand. Lewis, A A, co I, 6th N C, thigh. Lucas, A, co K, 2d Miss. Martin, J W, co H, 5th N C, thorax. Martin, S H, co K, 19th Va, contusion. Massie, Jas, co K, 1st Tenn, shoulder. Montroy, H C, co B, 11th Miss, foot. Morrison, J B, co G, 18th N C, shoulder. Milan, James, co E, 38th Va, hand. Millsop, G, co D, 12th Miss, face and neck. Mickle, J B, co B, 14th Tenn, leg. Mills, R A, co B, 4th N C, arm. Mime, LtLewis, A A, co I, 6th N C, thigh. Lucas, A, co K, 2d Miss. Martin, J W, co H, 5th N C, thorax. Martin, S H, co K, 19th Va, contusion. Massie, Jas, co K, 1st Tenn, shoulder. Montroy, H C, co B, 11th Miss, foot. Morrison, J B, co G, 18th N C, shoulder. Milan, James, co E, 38th Va, hand. Millsop, G, co D, 12th Miss, face and neck. Mickle, J B, co B, 14th Tenn, leg. Mills, R A, co B, 4th N C, arm. Mime, Lt T P, co E, 11th Miss. Metcall, J A, co K, 11th Miss, leg. Morgan, S N, co I, 11th Miss, shoulder. Morrett, B, co B, 6th S C, leg. Mitchell, R S, co G, 11th Miss, hip. Miller, R J, co A, 1st Tenn, leg. Mouldin, R, Jenkins's S C S S, thigh. Moody,--, co R, 41st Va, side and wrist. Moore, L B, co I, 11th Miss, lef