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A Soldier Killed in Georgetown, D. C.-- John Homes, a private in company A, Seventy-Ninth New York Regiment, was murdered yesterday morning at an early hour, near the corner of High and West streets, Georgetown, D. C. He received two stabs in the left breast, between the fifth and sixth ribs, either of which would have been fatal. The correspondent of the Star says it is supposed he was killed in an affray with some members of his own regiment, several of whom are under arrest, A Soldier Killed in Georgetown, D. C.-- John Homes, a private in company A, Seventy-Ninth New York Regiment, was murdered yesterday morning at an early hour, near the corner of High and West streets, Georgetown, D. C. He received two stabs in the left breast, between the fifth and sixth ribs, either of which would have been fatal. The correspondent of the Star says it is supposed he was killed in an affray with some members of his own regiment, several of whom are under arrest,
R. A. Sclater, Hampton; Charles W. Turner, Goochland. School of Greek.--Robert C. Berkeley, Hanover; John W. Gillespie, Louisa; C. Powell Grady. Loudoun; Jerry Malcolm Harris, Louisa; C. N. Berkeley Minor, Hanover; Thomas H. Norwood, Georgetown, D. C.; Samuel H. Pulliam, Richmond city; Charles M. Rives, Albemarle. School of Modern Language, French Language and Literature--Daniel H. Boyden, Albemarle; Randolph Fairfax, Alexandria; Robert Falligant, Savannah, Ga. A Frederick Fleet, Ki. Norwood, Georgetown, D. C; Wm. H. Young. Texas. School of Modern Languages, which includes Graduation in French and German. --James Dinwiddie, Albemarle; Richard W. Jones, Greensville; C. N. Berkeley Minor, Hanover; John J. Norwood, Georgetown, D. C.; William C. Robinson, Richmond city. School of Pure Mathematics.--B. W. Ashton, King George; George W. Butts, Nansemond; Randolph Fairfax, Alexandria; J. Moneure Hull, Falmouth; John K. Jones, Nottoway; Randolph H. McKim, Baltimore; Ed
n person. In it was found his full Secession uniform, a magnificent affair. Last night an effort was made to capture him in Baltimore, but the bird had flown. On Monday night last, about 11 o'clock, thirteen in number of the Seventh Massachusetts Regiment, arrested two brothers, named Nolans, near Rockville, Md., by order of Gen. Wilcox, well known as Secessionists and men of influence. They were brought into headquarters and committed for a hearing. Mr. James Donnelly, of Georgetown, D. C., charged with serving in the ranks of the enemy in the battle of Bull Run, having ventured to return within the lines (to Georgetown) of the Union army, was duly arrested last night. He is now in the new military prison at the corner of Pennsylvania avenue and Thirteenth street, in this city. The schooner Free Wind, from New York, was fired upon from the Virginia shore coming up the Potomac on the 21st, from a place called the Diprel, owned and occupied by Elias B. Hooe. This po
Seizure of stores. --In Georgetown, D. C., on the 22d inst., the Lincolnites detained 150 barrels of flour upon a schooner lying at the wharf. These were consigned to Jamieson, baker in Alexandria, Virginia, but it was expected that they were to go further. Twenty eight barrels of Government pork and beef and some Government harness were detained at Grimes' store, near the Aqueduct, on the canal. A hundred and fifty sacks of salt were also detained on a canal boat.
ld not be forgotten that the President of the United States has organized and encamped a military force, supplied with all the munitions of war, in the very centre of Kentucky, at a time when the people of Kentucky were peaceful, quiet and tranquil. He has, without cause or pretext, quartered an army among a peaceful people, for no other purpose than to excite civil war in their midst. Gone over to the Confederates. Surgeon Ganslen, formerly in charge of the Union Hospital at Georgetown, D. C., has resigned. He obtained leave of absence and went directly to the Confederacy by way of Niagara Falls, at which place he wrote his resignation and forwarded it to the Department. He is a native of Virginia, and assigns as a reason that he will lose his property in that State if he continues longer in the service of the Government. The Arrest of Mr. Anderson. The New York Herald has the following: On Monday night, detective Farley arrested a well known rebel at the An
rmined to make a thorough investigation into those matters, let the consequences fall where they may. Artillery practice. Some excitement was occasioned here to-day by sharp firing across the river, and a rumor was put in circulation that the rebel army was advancing. It proved to be only a little extraordinary firing practice in the more distant of our fortifications. Escape of rebel State prisoners. During last night two rebel prisoners of State, J. Owens Berry, of Georgetown, D. C., and Redmond Benke, of Virginia, escaped from the military prison in which they were confined, and have eluded the vigilance of both the Provost Guard and the Metropolitan police. The army. Baron Von Hermann, an experienced officer of the staff of the Adjutant General of the Prussian army, has been appointed and Aide-de-camp, with the rank of Major, and assigned to the staff of General Wool. The Missouri State militia. Gov. Gamble has arranged with the Government tha
few miles from this city, in Lee county. When ground into powder, it has the exact taste of the common sea-water salt. It is thought that there is a large mine on the premises, embedded in the earth. The lump before us-was dug from a lime sink. Miscellaneous. Mr. and Mrs. Barney Williams are playing at the Walnut street theatre, and Mr and Mrs. John Drew at the Arch street, Philadelphia. Lieut. Col. James Kearney, of the United States topographical engineers, died in Georgetown, D. C., on the 10th inst., in the 78th year of his age. Late English papers state that the privateer Nashville, was still at Southampton, but the British Government had forbid her to arm. A portion or the household effects of General Buckner, of the Confederate army, has been sold at Louisville to pay city taxes. Secretary Smith, of the Interior Department, will, it is said, be appointed a Judge of the U. S. Supreme Court. Charles Dickens has resumed his public readings in
ew Jersey, a surgeon, and two others were drowned in an effort to relive the steamer City of New York. Secretary Stanton has issued an order prohibiting any more letters being sent by flag of truce, other than those to prisoners of war in Washington. There appears to be no doubt but that the Secretary of the Navy will soon resign.--Several prominent politicians are already named as his successor, who will undoubtedly be from New York. The small pox is raging fearfully at Georgetown, D. C. In the Federal Congress a bill had been reported in the House to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout, the Federal States. A bill had passed the Senate authorizing the President to take possession of all railroads and telegraph lines when deemed necessary, and impress the agents and employees into service, prescribing death or any other penalties whichever may be decided by a court-martial, for interfering or preventing the Government from using the property.
well. There was, however, a heavy sick list among the crew, from the exposure incident to the crippled condition of the vessel. One of the crew was drowned in his berth during the night, on the 29th ult., when her rudder was carried away. Two others of the crew died from exposure, and several were frostbitten. On the 15th inst., just before leaving the Vermont, the Aroostock fell in with the schooner Oliver H. Booth, of Poughkeepsie, in distress. She was bound to New York from Georgetown, D. C., having run the blockade, during which she received several shots from the Potomac batteries. She was supplied with sails; previsions, and water from the Vermont. She had on board sixteen of the crew of the Ocean Monarch, abandoned at sea, and had transferred six others to another vessel. Mr. Yancey not captured. The New York Herald has the following: It turns out after all that Yancey is still at large, and that the statement of his having recently made a speech in Ne
Ferdinand W. Risque, a member of the Washington bar, and formerly of Lynchburg, Va., clued in Georgetown, D. C., on the 28th ultimo.
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