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Recovery of a watch from the Battlefield. --On Thursday last James McConuick, escuted to be a member of the Texas Rangers, was arrested at the instigation of James L. Hicks, of the 6th Alabama regiment, and carried before Assistant Provost Marshal Alexander, charged with purloining a silver lover watch. It appeared from the narration of the complainant that the defendant, after getting the watch, had threatened to cut him with a bowie knife if he followed him to get the money for it. Officer New, of the detective corps, was directed to take the criminal before the Head of Police yesterday morning. After the examination was concluded and that functionary was about to commit McCormick for the larceny, the detective happened to look at the watch, and recognized it as one belonging to his brother, Charles R. New, acting Orderly Sergeant of company H. 1st Virginia regiment, who was killed at the battle of Seven Pines on the 31st of May. Hicks acknowledged that he had obtained the w
Confederate soldiers killed. --Five soldiers belonging to the 8th Georgia regiment were killed yesterday by a shell from a battery of the enemy located on the Charles City road. The Reporter saw at the office of the Assistant Provost Marshal, G. W. Alexander, a part of the shell that caused the mischief, and also the barrel of a musket which was in the hands of one of the unfortunate Georgians. It had been cut into by the shell and the stock broken in pieces.