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One hundred dollars reward --For Charley, the property of K E Somerville, John, the property of C H Barksdale who left their homes, in this city, Wednesday, the 18th inst, when Gen Head's division passed through, and have not returned, and may still be with the army or may have gone on to attempt an escape by the Rappahannock. Fifty dollars each will be paid for their apprehension and delivery to their masters, in this city, if taken any distance from Richmond, and $15 each if taken about the city. Charley is about 17 or 18 years old, is a good looking house-servant not robust, rather spare, good teeth brown color. He took with him a frock coat that use him full, and a pair of fine black cashmere pants. He had also parts and roundabout of crown domestic and a military cap. John is about 8 years old very black stout with ground 6 feet nine inches high, and had on when he left a military roundabout jacket, with brass buttons gray pants. Yankee military over cap heav
and we all expected to be aroused next morning by the thunder of the Yankees' gads and the bursting of their hideous shalls over our heads. The booming of cannon was plainly heard here all that day, and there was but one common wish expressed by our people, that the attack might be made at once, and let the Second battle of Fredericksburg go down to history by the same pes which records the second carnage of Manassas — the restless eagerness to meet the enemy which sparkled in the eyes of Barksdale's brave Mississippi boys, who now hold the town, the cheerful with which both officers and men received the summons to prepare for movement, the consciousness of success which discipline and courage always bring to men whole cause is just, all inspired the hope and fired the resolution to achieve such a victory over Hooker and his myrmidons as would startle the vandal tyrant in his seat of power, and engrave indelibly the word departed upon all his hopes of subjugation here. I verily bel