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which was not transferred to the Sumter. Left Cienfuegos on the 7th, and on the 9th saw the high hills of the Island of Jamaica. On July 16 arrived off St. Anne, Island of Curacoa; on the following day steamed inside and came to anchor, where we remained for one week. Our intercourse with the citizens of this place was very pleasant, and we left it with regret. On the 25th we captured the schooner Abby Bradford, of Boston, and towed her into Porto Cabello, New Granada. The prize — a valuable one--cannot be disposed of here, nor will the authorities permit any intercourse. Thus have I attempted to give you an outline of our transactions from the time we left up to the present writing, and I assure you that any thing else but a masterly inactivity has characterized our actions. Yours truly, Frank Drake. This will be handed you by Mr. William May, who goes as navigator of the prize Abby Bradford, sent in charge of a prize crew to New Orleans, by way of Berwick's Bay.
cPherson, Sergeant Robert Crawford. Corporals: Geo. W. Odell, Chas. Wiggard, Thomas Soumerville. Privates: Daniel Barrett, Christian Backer, Carl Bower, Patrick Cahill, Augustus Cronier, John C. Calhoun, John Craig, William Church, Francis Campbell, William Deckleman, Arthur Donnelly, James H. Dogherty, Michael Donevan, Thomas Dunegan, Michael Eagan, James Fitzgerald, Felix F. Fagan, John Gorrill, Hugh Gilchrist, Edward Hicks, Jacob Hecker, Wm. Jamieson, Michael Hawkins, Edward Lindsay, William May, James Moore, John Moriarty, John McKenna, John McLoughlin, Robert McMonagh, John Nichol, John Grittle, Lewis Peters, Henry Pardy, Peter Riley, William Stripp, Charles Smith, Charles Sparrows, Fred. Scheltz, John Sullivan, David Thompson, John Walsh, Garnet Hyde--48. But little is definitely known respecting the fate of this company, as they were detached from the main body as scouts. Corporal Duncan McPhail, who was known to have been wounded, was on board of the boat when she sunk, an
ered the advanced guard of the enemy about fifteen miles from Piketon. I went in person with Captains May and Hawkins, with their companies of infantry, and Lieut. Van Hook with twenty mounted men, tack the enemy's full force. At half-past 1 o'clock, on the 9th inst., the enemy moved up to Capt. May's position with a force of sixteen hundred men and a battery of six pieces; and were received but the enemy advanced no further. I then ordered three more companies of infantry to sustain Capt. May's command, or to cover his retreat if necessary. At twelve o'clock at night, Capt. Shawhan reemy were advancing in full force on the John's Creek road with great rapidity. I then ordered Capts. May and Shawhan and all the outposts in. I made a display of the forces in Piketon, sent the exhauproportion of wounded. I cannot speak in terms of commendation too high of the gallantry of Capts. May, Thomas, Hawkins and Clay, and Lieut. Van Hook and Sam. Clay — indeed, the officers and men be
One hundred dollars reward. --Ranaway, from the American Hotel, on Monday, the 9th inst., my negro boy William, who calls himself William May. Said boy is about 20 years old; five feet ten inches in height; of a bright ginger-bread color; very pleasant address, and neat appearance. He was raised on the estate of the late Wm. G. Overton, of Hanover, and may be endeavoring to escape to the enemy in that vicinity. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me in Petersburg, or $75 if delivered to Messrs. J. L. Carrington & Co., American Hotel, Richmond, Va. je 25--6t. Edmund G. James. Whig, Examiner and Enquirer copy three times.
One hundred dollars reward. --Ranaway, from the American Hotel, on Monday, the 9th inst., my negro boy William, who calls himself William May. Said boy is about 20 years old; five feet ten inches in height; of a bright ginger bread color; very pleasant address, and next appearance. He was raised on the estate of the late Wm. G. Overton, of Hanover, and may be endeavoring to escape to the enemy in that vicinity. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me in Petersburg, or $75 if delivered to Messrs. J. L. Carrington & Co., American Hotel. Richmond, Va. je 25--6t Edmund G. James. Whig, Examiner and Enquirer copy three times.
The Daily Dispatch: June 28, 1862., [Electronic resource], The cotton trade and the prospect of peace. (search)
One hundred Dollars reward. --Ranaway, from the American Hotel, on Monday, the 9th inst., my negro boy William, who calls himself William May. Said boy is about 20 years old. five feet ten inches in height; of a bright ginger-bread color; very pleasant address, and neat appearance. He was raised on the estate of the late Wm. G. Overton, of Hanover, and may be endeavoring to escape to the enemy in that vicinity. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me in Petersburg or $75 if delivered to Messrs J. L. Carrington & Co., American Hotel. Richmond, Va. je 25--6t Edmund G. James. Whig. Examiner and Enquirer copy three times.
One hundred dollars reward. Ranaway, from the American Hotel, on Monday the 9th inst., my negro boy William. we calls himself William May. Sand boy is about years old; five feet ten inches in height; of a bright ginger-bread color; very pleasant address and an appearance. He was raised on the estate of late Wm. G. Overton, of Hanover, and may be devouring to escape to the enemy in that I will give the above reward for his apprehend and delivery to me in Petersburg or $75 if deliver to Messrs. J. L. Carrington & Co. American He Richmond, Va. je 25--6t Edmund G. James. Whig, Examiner and Enquirer copy that times.
One hundred Dollars reward. --Ranaway, from the American Hotel, on Monday, the 9th inst., my negro boy William, who calls himself William May. Said boy is about 20 years old; five feet ten inches in height; of a bright ginger bread color; very pleasant address, and neat appearance. He was raised on the estate of the late Wm. G. Overtou of Hanover, and may be endeavoring to escape to the enemy in that vicinity. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me in Petersburg or $75 if delivered to Messrs. J. L. Carrington &Ca, American Hotel, Richmond, Va. je 25--6t Edmund G. James. Whig, Examiner and Enquirer copy three times.
The Daily Dispatch: July 3, 1862., [Electronic resource], British war steamer in Charleston Harbor. (search)
One hundred Dollars reward. --Ranaway, from the American Hotel, on Monday the 9th inst., my negro boy William, who calls himself William May. Said boy is about 20 years old; five feet ten inches in height; of a bright ginger-bread color; very pleasant address, and neat appearance. He was raised on the estate of the late Wm. G. Overton, of Hanover, and may be endeavoring to escape to the enemy in that vicinity. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me in Petersburg, or $75 if delivered to Messrs. J. L. Carrington & Co., American Hotel, Richmond, Va. je 25--6t Edmund G. James. Whig, Examiner and Enquirer copy three times.
The Daily Dispatch: July 5, 1862., [Electronic resource], The capture of the battery at Ellyson's Mills. (search)
One hundred dollars reward. --Ranaway, from the American Hotel, on Monday, the 9th inst., my negro boy William, who calls himself William May. Said boy is about 20 years old; five feet ten inches in height; of a bright ginger-bread color; very pleasant address, and neat appearance. He was raised on the estate of the late Wm. G. Overton, of Hanover, and may be endeavoring to escape to the enemy in that vicinity. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me in Petersburg, or $75 if delivered to Messrs. J. L. Carrington & Co., American Hotel, Richmond, Va. je 25--6t Edmund G. James. Whig, Examiner and Enquirer copy three times.
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