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The Daily Dispatch: March 7, 1863., [Electronic resource], Treatment of our Surgeons by the Federal--Robbery of clothing. (search)
ired in naval officers of the present day, it seems almost incredible that Blake, who swept the flags of Holland and Castile from the ocean, was not educated a sailor, but a soldier; that the dashing cavalry leader, Rupert, and the famous General, Monk, were put in command of large fleets; and even the marine defence of England against the Spanish armada was entrusted to a man who was not a sailor! Imagine the sensation which would be produced at the present day by such an order as this from a commander who wished to put his ship about--" wheel to the left!" Yet such an order was actually given by Gen. Monk, though the historian who records the incident adds that he " moved the mirth of his crew." Of course he did. For though the "quarter-deck" might make itself a laughing stock by its ignorance, "forward of the mainmast" was expected to know Neptune like a brother, to adapt itself to his caprices, to struggle with him when refractory, and, whether in storm or calm to carry the "mete
One hundred Dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, on or about the 25th of July, 1862, from the camp of the 7th Georgia my negro boy, Isaac, frequently called Monk; aged 21 years 5 feet 5 inches high, copper colored, large eyes, quick spoken, quick gait. When last heard from he was hiring himself as a free negro. Any person who can arrest him and lodge him in any safe jail so that I can get him shall have the above reward. John L. Martin, Co. A, 7th Ga. Vols. fe 27--5t*