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The Daily Dispatch: February 15, 1864., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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ord their plundering bands a better opportunity to despoil the sufferers of all their portable property. Messrs McGhee and Powell, it will be recollected, was sometime since arrested under orders from General Burnside and transported to Kentucky, where, after being robbed of several thousand dollars, they were discharged, and permitted to return to their homes. The Yankees have completed the Knoxville and Kentucky Railroad to the Clinch river at Clinton. Our forces are picketing at the ruins of the residence of Dr. J. G. M. Ramsey at the confluence of the French Broad and Holstein, four miles above Knoxville. The small pox is still raging. No citizens have fallen victims since our last issue. It is said that Burnside has again assumed command of the Federal forces in East Tennessee. Col Birch Cook, formerly commanding the 59th Tenn. Regt., and Samuel P. Irvine, the well known editor of the Athens (Tenn.) Post, have been arrested by the Federals and sent to Camp Chase.
rge preferred against them of stealing fifteen pairs of cotton cards from William Forbes, which they offered for sale. The testimony elicited in the case proved the charge upon Bastin, but the others not being implicated to any serious degree with the robbery, they were discharged with an admonition. Bastin was remanded for a continuance of the examination. The Mayor postponed the case against John, a negro belonging to John B. Davis, charged with aiding and abetting Carter, slave of Dr. Cook, to escape to the Yankees by writing him a pass. Thornton, belonging to C. Burnett, was ordered to be whipped for entering a hen-house and stealing some chickens. Tom, slave of Edward M. Sorey, of Danville, was ordered to receive 10 lashes for going about the city without a pass, and committed to jail on suspicion of his being a runaway. A demented little boy, named James Davis, charged with stealing a car cushion from the Petersburg Railroad Company, was ordered to be taken
the following list, deliver to Thos U. Dudley, Sergeant of this city, on Friday, the 19th day of February, at 12 o'clock, M. At the city Hall of this city, the number of able bodied male slaves, between the ages of 28 and 55 years set opposite their respective names, viz: Allen W C 1 Anderson Jos R &Co. 12 Allen Joseph's extra 1 Bosher R H 1 Beckham James 1 Belvin John A 1 Crenshaw L D 1 Cowardin Jas A & Co 1 Corkery & Betts 3 Childrey and Jones 2 Christian &Lee 1 Cook W B 1 Dill & Myers 2 Dunlop, Moncure & Co 1 Eddies &Branned 1 Enders John 1 Exall Henry 1 Eacho E D, agent 3 Fields &Taliaferro 4 Gary Richard O 1 Gibson John & Geo 2 Gordon John N 1 Green B W 1 Grant Jas H 1 Hundley & Cance 1 Haxall B W 1 Hunter James & Son 1 Hudson E J 1 Haxall, Crenshaw & Co 7 Hitchcock John H 1 Harvey, James & Will Hams 1 Hunt Charles 1 Herber W C & Co 1 Harrison Samuel J 1 Jones W B & Co 6 Kersey &Davis 1 Lumpkin Robt 1