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The Daily Dispatch: July 26, 1861., [Electronic resource],
To be sent away. --The case of Henry Mycth charged with murdering Richard Washington in Prince George county, Virginia, eighteen months since, was determined, so far as the city is concerned, yesterday, by Aldermar Sanxay ordering the prisoner to be sent a Prince George county, where the offence we committed and where the witnesses all reside.
The Daily Dispatch: September 11, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Fairfax C. H., Sept. 7, 1861.
Fairfax C. H., Sept. 7, 1861. One of those unavoidable accidents consequent upon war occurred in our midst last week, which for the time being cast a gloom over the whole regiment First Virginia Volunteers. Clarence Gwynn, a youth of about eighteen, of Prince Georges county, Maryland, belonging to Capt. Shaeffer's company, was shot by one of our pickets, owing to some orders given to the pickets and imperfectly understood, as it turns out. Young Gwynn was beloved by his whole company. He was a youth remarkable for the kindness and gentleness of his manners — pure in heart, tender and affectionate, and his death, whilst is must create a void in his family which cannot be filled, yet his parents can have the consolation that he died with no stain upon his pure spirit, and that he has been relieved, by a decreed of Providence in his early life, from all those His that affect our race. The tiractics of firing at pickets is I am glad to learn, being discouraged by ou
The Daily Dispatch: October 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], Candidates for Congress in
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The Daily Dispatch: November 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Thrilling Tale. (search)
A Thrilling Tale. The Virginia correspondent of the Charleston Courier writes from Fairfax C. H. an account of the adventures of a Maryland gentleman, who had just arrived there, having been driven from his native State by the Lincolnites. The writer says: Three weeks ago he left his home in Prince George county, on a visit to his son in the Confederate army. After a journey of several days on foot and horseback, he reached the Potomac, crossed, and made his way to Fairfax. Hear he learned that his son was performing picket duty near Munson's Hill, and prepared to pay him a visit. While these preparations were going on, word was brought to the house in which he was, that the young man had been killed a few hours before. An hour after, the cold, stiff buoy of his only boy was brought to the village and laid in his presence. A bright, handsome lad of nineteen, full of the hopes of youth and the love of his native South, he had left his home in Maryland to fight in her c
The Daily Dispatch: November 28, 1861., [Electronic resource], The importance of a Southern Navy. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: January 2, 1862., [Electronic resource], Abolition of imprisonment for Deer in
Senatorial election. The election of State Senator for the city of Petersburg and county of Prince George to supply the place of Dr. Claiborne, resigned, will take place on Tuesday, 14th inst. The candidates are W. T. Joynes and R. R. Collier.
Acknowledgments. --We have received from Mr. E. C. Mead, of Albemarle, $5, and from E. M., of this city, $5, for the benefit of the sufferers by the fire in Charleston. From J. H. E. we have $5 for the Thirty-sixth Regiment. From the patriotic ladies of Prince George county we have a box of socks, comforts, and drawers for the soldiers of the Twenty-second Regiment. The collection is most seasonable and of excellent quality, and will, we are sure, be most gratefully and gladly received by the Regiment.