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d at last accounts. The following are all the casualties that we have been able to obtain: There were four killed in the Fifth Virginia regiment. Among the number is Colonel Poage, of Pulaski County, a gallant officer who distinguished himself in the Western Virginia campaign, under Gen. Floyd. Col. P. was struck in the thigh by a fragment of shell, which severed the main artery, and he bled to death in a few minutes. Capt. Dobbins, of the Twenty-seventh Virginia battalion, from Floyd County, was killed by a Minie ball. In Wright's battery, Captain W. was slightly wounded in the left leg by a piece of shell. Lieut. Watkins was also slightly wounded. Charles W. Hughes, of Halifax, had a leg broken, and was also wounded in the hip. Geo. R. Watts, of Halifax, was slightly wounded. The bodies of Col. Poage and Capt. Dobbins, reached here yesterday morning on the train from Weldon. They will be forwarded to their friends for interment. Two of Capt. Coit's battery were
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], Cassius M. Clay and the London Times--"Our Foreign Relations." (search)
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in Floyd county. Floyd C. H., Va., June 7, 1861. Though we are in an eddy outside of the great current, yet we are fully alive to the great events now transpiring. One company from this county, commanded by Capt. C. M. Stigleman, of 87 men, is now at Manassas Junction, and another company, commanded by Capt. Henry Lane, numbering 100 rank and file, leaves for the "wars" on Wednesday next. They go well equipped, and determined to maintain to the last of their blood and their breath the honor of the good old mother of us all. Two other companies are being organized, and will soon be ready for service. Our County Court has made a liberal appropriation for equipping these companies. Five out of the eight physicians in the county, and all the lawyers--six in number — have volunteered. The crops were never more promising. Yours truly, Jerry.
Post-office matters. --A new office is established at Fulkerson, Scott county, Va., and Jno. H. Hilton appointed postmaster. Site of Matiponey, 'Spotsylvania county, Va., is changed to original location, and George W. Sweetnam appointed postmaster, vice Wm. Lancaster. Appointments.--John C. Jerrell postmaster at Thornburg, Spotsylvania county, Va., vice Henry Carpenter, deceased. Pizarro E. Woods postmaster at Lovingston, Nelson county, Va., vice Wm. Cheatham, resigned. Jacob G. Miller postmaster at Van Cleverville, Berkeley county, Va., vice Wm. L. Magruder, resigned. Boyd Holley postmaster at Flat Head, Floyd county, Va., vice J. Pierce, resigned. P. W. Moore postmaster at North Nedejo, Henry county, Va., vice Wm. H. Adkins, resigned.--Robert Bailey postmaster at Natural Tunnel, Scott county, Va., vice A. R. Scott, resigned.
t the scene of action on Wednesday night, and on yesterday bore a gallant part in the fight. Four or five of his men were killed early in the action. The corps lost two of their guns and several horses. Col. Randolph Spaulding Georgia Volunteer Regiment, commanded by Capt. Berry were also in the engagement. They were marched to the beach where they received a galling fire of round shot and shell from the fleet, which, however, they were unable to return with their muskets. Of the Floyd county Berry Infantry, Jas. S. Ayres, and Second Surgeon Wm. H. Perkinson, received slight wounds. Col. Wm. H. Styles's Volunteer Georgia Regiment reached the scene of action at 11 o'clock, having marched from Skidaway--seven and a half miles distant--at the double quick. But they were also unable to fire on the fleet, which was out of the range of their guns. The regiment has several killed and wounded by shells from the fleet. Our informant states that Col. Styles had two horses shot u
thers, soldiers from the county of Bedford, against the passage of the proposed military bill; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed. The following resolutions of inquiry into expediency were referred to the appropriate committees: By Mr. Murtaugh: Of authorizing the city of Portsmouth to purchase and own certain stock in the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad. By Mr. Thrash: Of incorporating the Norfolk Iron Manufacturing Company of the county of Floyd. By Mr. Grattan: Of refunding to doctors of medicine serving in the army any license taxes paid by them. Resolutions were passed to limit the debate on the amendments to the military bill to speeches of ten minutes each, and that the Speaker vacate his chair at 3 o'clock P. M., and resume it at 7 o'clock P. M. daily, during the consideration of the bill. The hour appointed for the consideration of the military bill having arrived, the House went into secret session.
Mr. McCamant said he had offered the resolution at the request of the Superintendent, who himself desired that an investigation should take place. The resolution was adopted. Mr. Sheffey offered a resolution that the Committee on Courts of Justice report what additional legislation is necessary to prevent the circulation of the cancelled notes of the Central Bank, and other cancelled bank notes, which was adopted. Mr. Theash presented petitions from the sundry citizens of Floyd county, praying for the prohibition of the distillation of grain. The bill to amend the charter of the town of Danville was passed. On motion of Mr. Hunter, the bill to provide for the construction of a railroad for military purposes, from the Manassas Gap Railroad at the town of Strasburg, in the county of Shenandoah, to the Winchester and Potomac Railroad at Winchester, in the county of Frederick, was taken up. Mr. Huster explained that there were several provisions in the bill
House of Delegates. Monday, Feb. 10, 1862. The House met at eleven o'clock. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Wooderidge, of the Episcopal denomination. A bill to incorporate the Westfolk Iron Manufacturing Company, of the county of Floyd, was reported from the Committee on Agriculture and Manufactures. Mr. West offered a resolution that the House meet daily at ten o'clock A. M., until the military bill shall be disposed of. Mr. Robertson, of Richmond, objected, and the resolation laid over under the rule. On motion of Mr. Dabney, the House took up and considered the bill authorizing the County Court of Powhatan to correct the assessment on the lands of A. S. Woolbridge's estate. The bill was passed. The following resolution of inquiry into expediency was adopted: By Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt — Of incorporating a company to manufacture salt at Big Lick, in Roanoke county. Mr. McCamant offered the following, which was adopted: Resolved, That leave
ct to administration on the estates of loyal citizens who have died or may die in the State, but within the lines of the enemy; and also in respect to the recordation of deeds executed by or to refugees within our military lines. By Mr. Dickinson, of Prince Edward--Of providing for the purchase of horses by the State, for such men as may be drafted for cavalry, etc. Distillation. Mr. Dickenson, of Grayson, presented a report of the proceedings of a meeting of the citizens of Floyd county, relative to the distillation of grain, &c. Railway connection. The House bill providing for a railway connection between the Orange and Alexandria and Manassas Gap, and the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac railroads, came up as the order of the day. Mr. Coghill resumed his remarks in opposition to the bill, and Mr. Armstrong spoke at some length of time in its favor. On motion of Mr. Johnson, the bill was laid on the table. Military Exempts. On motion of M
grain, and call upon the Legislature to pass laws prohibiting its conversion into the poisonous compound which demoralizes our army and brings ruin and death into the domestic circle. We append the proceedings of a meeting of the citizens of Floyd county, on the 8th inst., at which Hervey Deskins, Esq., presided, and Col. John Williams acted as Secretary. The following preamble and resolutions, presented by Jared J. Williams, were unanimously adopted: Whereas. We, the people of the county of Floyd, in public meeting assembled, deploring the unhappy state of affairs produced by an inordinate thirst for speculation, particularly in articles of prime necessity, the principal sufferers from which are the needy and unprotected families of the poorer classes; and deprecating the conduct of the unscrupulous, who ought to be the warmest friends of the country; who, instead of supporting the Government, are buying up large quantities, and all the surplus of grain produced by the count
The Daily Dispatch: April 27, 1863., [Electronic resource], The Views in the Northwest about peace (search)
Relieved from the consequences. --A bill has passed the Georgia Legislature relieving Mrs. M. A. F. Sneed, of Floyd county, from the penalty of bigamy. Her husband deserted from his company while at Jackson, Miss., about four months ago and she was informed that he was dead which has proved since to be incurrent. In the meantime she married another husband.
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