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The Daily Dispatch: April 19, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Five hundred Dollars reward. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: April 20, 1864., [Electronic resource], "The old Currency." (search)
A Bosque Detection. --Officer John Reece, of Capt. McCubbin's staff of detectives, yesterday morning arrested Lieut. George Brown, of Maryland, on the charge of committing various acts under cover of the false representation that he was a detective officer of the Confederate Government. Upon the person of Brown Reece found, among other papers, a forged order, purporting to be signed by Gen. Winder, giving authority to certain parties to search houses for stolen property. After a cursory examination at the Provost Marshal's office, Brown was committed to Castle Thunder.
The Daily Dispatch: September 14, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Two hundred dollars reward. (search)
Important case. --The Hustings Court of Magistrates yesterday, before their adjournment, committed John Reece, a detective in the Chief of Police office, to jail, in default of thirty-seven thousand dollars security for his appearance to testify in certain cases for gambling and selling liquor in the city contrary to a State law prohibiting said practices. At a later hour, Reece sued out a release from prison under writ of habeas corpus before Judge Joynes, of Petersburg, now in this city; but that functionary, after a due consideration of the matter, refused to give any decision till this morning. [It will be recollected by our readers that, at thenctionary, after a due consideration of the matter, refused to give any decision till this morning. [It will be recollected by our readers that, at the July term of Judge Lyons's Court, Reece testified before the Grand Jury in seventy-odd cases against different parties for gambling at faro and violating the liquor license law.]
A Detective "Peppered" and --Yesterday morning detectives John Reece and James K. Hix received information that there were three Confederate deserters skulking about in the vicinity of Clarke's
orthwith repaired thither in search of them.
On arriving in the neighborhood the two separated, Reece taking one direction and Hix the other Reece had not proceeded far before he discovered the dese very severely and making a large gash in his cheeks.
The party then fled, and were fired at by Reece, though neither were struck.
Heating the report of a pistol, Hix went to the assistance of ReecReece, and was much astonished to find him bleeding profusely from his face and hands, as well as perfectly blind in consequence of the pepper which had been thrown in his eyes.
Reece's sufferings are rReece's sufferings are represented as being of the most excruciating character, and he had to be led back to his residence, near Brooke Avenue, where, up to a late hour yesterday afternoon, he was still experiencing great p
The Daily Dispatch: November 15, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Confederate Congress. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 11, 1865., [Electronic resource], The sword of justice. (search)