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a in the Senate of the Confederate Congress. Mr. Fleming Resolved, That the Committee on Military Affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of reporting a bill to authorize the raising of a force of ten thousand men for the defence of exposed portions of the Commonwealth, which may not be provided for by the Confederate authorities. Adopted. On motion of Mr. McKinney, the Committee on Military Affairs was ordered to inquire is to the account of Jas. Purcell. Mr. Anderson called up the Bill to improve the navigation of New river. Mr. Wilson, of Isle of Wight, offered the following by way of Ryder: Provided, That this act shall not be in force or take effect until the President and Directors of the New River Navigation Company shall have transferred, and authority is hereby given to transfer, in the Board of Public Works all the franchises, rights, title and interest of such navigation company in said improvements : Provided, That the Board of Pu
Miscellaneous Offences. --The utter inability of mankind to sustain even a decent part in an encounter with Richmond whiskey was painfully illustrated at the Mayor's Court, yesterday. Michael O' Bryan, charged with being drink and breaking in the house of Charles Palmer, was remanded for trial.--Michael Kennedy and James Broderick, arrested for fighting in the street, were committed in default of surety for their good behavior.--John Monroe, charged with assaulting William Anderson, was required to give security to keep the peace.--Daniel Workman, charged with cutting Daniel Sullivan, was arraigned, and Sullivan testified that they were going about drinking whiskey, and that he (Sullivan) was very drunk; and that, without provocation, Workman drew a knife and cut him on the head and throat. Contradictory testimony in regard to the circumstances was introduced, and the Mayor determined to deliver the prisoner up to the officers of his company, now under marching orders.--Some ot
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e enemy retreated. One great advantage that the Federals possessed was a position behind some felled timber at a convenient distance from our camp, where they were well protected from our fire, and had a good opportunity of picking off our men whenever they showed themselves. They were, however. finally shelled not by our batteries, and forced to make a rapid retreat. They carried most of their wounded down the mountain to the ambulances, though some were left on the field. Captain Anderson, of the Lee Battery, was shot dead from his house at an early period of the fight. A letter to Judge Camden mentions the death of an officer of the Twelfth Georgia Regiment but gives no name. We also hear that Lieutenant Reagan was killed: but there are contradictory statements relative to the death of Lieut. Lewis Thompson. The North western boys behaved most gallantly, and deserve much praise for their heroic conduct. They advanced and attacked the enemy three separate times, and,