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The Daily Dispatch: January 20, 1863., [Electronic resource], The capture of the
U. S. Steamer Columbia. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: June 30, 1863., [Electronic resource], The
Trans-Mississippi Department (search)
Heavy experiment. --James McGrewas before the Mayor yesterday to answer the charge of selling ardent spirits on Vankalt Island, without having first obtained a license so to do. Mr. McGee stated that he was not the proprietor of the bar, but merely the agent of Mr. Henry Smith, who had rented the Island and obtained a licence. The Mayor informed the accused that the agent, in an unlawful transaction of this sort, was equally responsible with the principal; and as the police officers proved that they had seen Mr. McGee receive pay for eighteen drinks, the party charged must answer to the Hustings Court for the offence; the fine in each case being $60. To enable the accused to establish his innocence, the examination was adjourned till Thursday next, and the accused admitted to bail in the sum of $2,560.
The Daily Dispatch: January 12, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Legislature. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 27, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Recorder's Court. (search)
Presentments for selling liquor, --In addition to the true bills which have been found against parties for selling liquor by retail in positive violation of an act passed by the last Legislature of Virginia, the following persons were also indicted yesterday by the Grand Jury of the Hustings Court: --Charles Fitzpatrick and Robert Calivan, thirteen cases; John F. Chambers, Thomas Phillips, L. Burns and Augustus Simcoe, three each: Henry Smith and Thomas Otey, two each; and Richard Emerson, Augustus Weimer and — Nelson, one each.
The Virginia Military Institute. The report of General Smith, Superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute, to the Board of Visitors gives a graphic account of the destruction of the beautiful buildings erected by the liberality of the State for her favored military school. This act was performed, as our readers are aware, on the morning of Sunday, the 12th of June, by the order of General D. Hunter, commanding the United States army of Western Virginia, the buildings having been fi
es and destroyed it. In fact, the work of desolation was complete, and its recital gives permanence to the record of infamy which has immortalized the United States army of Western Virginia and its brutal commander, General David Hunter.
General Smith, in his report, thus eloquently alludes to the vitality of the institution and the impossibility of its destruction:
"But perish the thought that the Virginia Military Institute is destroyed, or that bricks and mortar constituted the gr
The Daily Dispatch: September 16, 1864., [Electronic resource], Fighting Governors of the
Fighting Governors of the Confederacy. --Governor Harris, of Tennessee, is with the Army of Tennessee; Governor Smith, of Virginia, commanded a brigade and was several times wounded in the first three years of the war; Governor Vance, of North Carolina, and Governor Watts, of Alabama, have each served a campaign, and, we presume, "smelt gunpowder," Governor Clark, of Mississippi, and Governor Allen, of Louisiana, both "smelt powder" and were desperately wounded in the battle of Baton Rouge, not to mention the other actions in which they have been engaged.