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trunk and valise — were taken out of the boat. To questions put to him, he said he was direct from New York, came through by way of Kentucky without a passport — was out of money — had relations in Savannah, (naming several well-known citizens there,) and was bound for that city, having purchased the boat at this point. At this juncture, officer King rode up, and saying he wished the stranger to accompany him, took him into his custody and brought him to town. An examination before Mayor May was had, when the traveler gave his name as Mr.--Norris. An inspection of his baggage revealed nothing treasonable, and his pecuniary necessities being made known, the police generously made up a purse for him, and the Mayor gave him a bought ticket to Savannah. He was to leave for that place last night. Mr. Norris is a young man of intelligence; but he will probably be more careful in future about navigating unknown rivers, "paddling his own canoe," or traveling in war times withou<
the enemy a chance to show their bravery. But before they advanced very far, our men fell back to Pikesville. On arriving at Pikesville, Col. Williams ordered Capt. May, and some other Captain, (Mr. C. falls to recollect his name,) with some 400 men, to return, and give them battle at the place named. This they did, and all honor to Capt. May, he did it well; the whole force being under his command by general consent. On Friday last, the 8th, the enemy advanced up to the place named, and at about 9 o'clock Capt. May let loose upon them from the adjoining heights. The fight lasted some two hours and a half, and the result of which truly christened the nCapt. May let loose upon them from the adjoining heights. The fight lasted some two hours and a half, and the result of which truly christened the name of the place Ganley. The enemy's loss is reported to be 300 killed, and a large number wounded, while our loss was only 8 killed, and some 10 or 12 wounded. The enemy's force engaged is said to be some 2,500 strong. Their artillery was let loose upon our forces, but, as heretofore, it hurt no one. On the same day, anothe
rom a source that we can vouch for as perfectly reliable: We detached from Prestonsburg two companies, part cavalry and part infantry, numbering about 200--Capts. May and Hunter-Capt. May being in command of the expedition. Our object was simply to establish a temporary camp at West Liberty, so as to concentrate the scattereCapt. May being in command of the expedition. Our object was simply to establish a temporary camp at West Liberty, so as to concentrate the scattered elements of the Southern rights party through that region.--We soon heard that a force of several hundred Federals were at McCormick's Gap — We sailed out with a small detachment of cavalry, and when they heard our little part approaching, the terror which emanates from craven and cowardly hearts soon magnified us into a very lar The killed one old man about seventy years old, who was on his way to mill. His name was Davis. I was at Prestonsburg a day or two after the fight and saw Captains May and Hunter's companies mustered into the Confederate service and I believe every man who started on the expedition responded to the roll ball. These are the u
ns of acres of the finest lands in the State, and making an inland outlet to the Indian river country, that abounds in fine fish, oysters, turtle, and all the tropical fruits. Determined to be a soldier — a singular case. Another singular case came under the observation of the Mayor of Augusta, Ga., a few days since, which we find in one of the papers: A corporal in one of the up-country volunteer companies which arrived in our city yesterday, was arrested and brought before Mayor May, on a charge of being a slave.--An investigation of his case was had; he was recognized and identified by a gentleman and his servant, from Clarke county, and finally "acknowledged the corn," but pleaded, in extenuation, that his master would not permit him to join the army of the South, and feeling it his duty to defend his native section against the Lincolnites, he had adopted the plan of passing himself off for a white man, and joining a volunteer company. He was committed to jail, to
he "Narrows" during the fight represent as having been awful. The ed men filled the road in heaps, and the wounded screamed terrifically. The enemy was repulsed and fairly driven back twice only when the flanking movement was attempted that Capt. May withdrew his command. The blood of the killed and surrounded ran in streams into the river, and in the panic and fright many of the Hessians there crowded on the perpendicular bank and fell into the water. Gen. Bull Nelson intended to sur Col. Williams, as he dispatched he had but his plans missed. He divided his force into two columns, one of which was to match on Pineton by way of the Sandy, and by up John's Creek. The fight took place at G y Bridge over Ivy Creek. Capt. May had with him, all told, only 260 men who were taken from the several com es of Col. Williams command. The force of the Hessians, it was supposed amounted to with one battery of artillery. Messrs. Richards and Grines assure us that there
d here that a small, light-draft Canadian steamer has been seized off the coast of Maine by a United States revenue cutter. The steamer had on board about ten thousand Springfield muskets, clothing, boots, bank-note paper, caps, and munitions of war. She was cleared from Canada, and the cargo was consigned to parties in the Southern States. Maryland Delegation in Congress. Washington, Dec. 2. --The representatives present in the House to-day; from Maryland, were Messrs. Calvert, May, and Leary, who voted to lay on the table the resolutions of Mr. Eliot, of Massachusetts, declaring that the President, and the officers in command under him, have the right to emancipate all the staves in any military district in a state of insurrection against the National Government. Confiscation of a Southern vessel. New London, Ct., Dec. 2. --The bark Samuel Moxley, partly owned in Apalachicola, Fla., was seized to-day under the confiscation act by the collector at this port
Federals have nearly finished the Green river bridge. It was reported by a gentleman just returned from Cave City that the Federals had begun to erect fortifications on the ground where Col. Terry fell. This is not very probable. Dispersion of Dutch Cavalry. It was rumored in Hopkinsville, a few days ago that six hundred Dutch cavalry were in Crittenden county, on their way to Princeton. Two companies of Col. Forrest's famous cavalry, under the commands of Capts. Overton and May, were promptly dispatched in pursuit of them. They, however, were unable to overhaul the flop-eared thieves.--Scenting danger from afar, the vile robbers betook themselves to their mountain fastnesses, and thus escaped the punishment which their villainies so justly merit. Infamous Yankee outrages. Since the signal defeat of the Lincolnites at Sacramento, the troops at Calhoun have been perpetrating every species of outrage that their cowardly hearts could plan or their Yankee ingen
The body lay in a parlor, encased in a metallic coffin and looked very natural. Upon the case were laid wreaths of camellias and white roses in evergreens. The services were conducted by the Rev. Mr. Washburne, of St. John's Church, assisted by Assistant Bishop Williams, and the Rev. Messrs. Abercrombie and Fisher. The Episcopal burial service was read, and the pall bearers, Gov. Thos. H. Seymour, Hon. Henry C. Deming, E. K. Root, James H. Ashmead, A. W. Birge, Horace Lord, of this city; Col. May of Palo Alto fame, (of New York,) and Chas. Woodbury, Esq., of Boston, bore the body to the tomb, which is situated near the lake upon the grounds surrounding the house — Here there were prayers, and then the remains were lowered to their final resting place. The armory band played a solemn dirge, and the vast concourse dispersed. The services were not concluded until a late hour.--Among the notabilities present besides the gallant May, there were Col. Deming, of the Twelfth Regiment C
the 8th. Captain Thomas discovered the advanced guard of the enemy about 15 miles from Piketon. I went in person with Capts. May and Hawkins, with their companies of infantry, and Lieut. Van Hoor, with 20 mounted men, to the position of Captain Thos number, but not to attack 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 by 250 rifles and shot gunported to me that the enemy were advancing in full force on the Johns's Creek road with great rapidity, I then ordered Captains May and Shawhan and all the outposts in, I made a display of the forces in Piketon, sent the exhausted infantry in the dirilled, with the usual proportion of wounded. I cannot speak in terms of commendation too high of the gallantry of Captains May, Thomas, Hawkins, and Clay, and Lieut. Van Hook and Sam. Clay — indeed, the officers and men behaved with so much cour
tes, to Secretary Seward, and to Major Gen. Butler. He has done more for the cause of freedom and American nationality than all the other newspaper editors in the State of Louisiana. We trust that President Lincoln will, in some signal way, evince his appreciation of the pluck of this brave editor. Long may The True Delta live. "Red Bill," the terror of New Orleans, was captured on the night of the 7th inst., at Lake Salvador, about twelve miles from Carrolton, by Lieut. Duane and officer May of the Fourth District Police, assisted by Lieut. Finnegas, of the Union Army. He is known to have committed several murders, and is now charged with drowning a German for cheering the Stars and Stripes on their appearance before the city. Three guerrillas were caught at Baton Rouge on the 8th inst., and conveyed to New Orleans. As a result of continuous, day after day reports of National defeats before Richmond, St. Charles street, near the hotel, (through the machinations of
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