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ve to Capt. A. Webster, who has been on trial before it for several days past, were promulgated yesterday. Webster was arrested in Fauquier county some months ago, charged with the murder. In cold blood and under circumstances of peculiar atrocity of a Confederate Captain named Sunpeon, and brought to Richmond and placed in Castle. Thunder, from which place he has made several unsuccessful attempts to escape. The prisoner was regularly commissioned as Capt, of an independent company in Pierpoint' army, and as such had done much to oppress the loyal inhabitants of the counties in which he and his follow-fresheners operated. He was not tried for the murder of Captain Simpson before the Court Martial, but for the military offence of a breach of his parole of honor. Of this offence he was found guilty, and two-thirds of the court assenting thereto it was adjudged that he be hung by the neck until dead at such time and place as might be designated by the commander of the Department o