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e affairs of the road in the trying emergency. The following is a more detailed statement than we have yet given of the repairs alluded to above: There have been in the past year six different raids, destroying the greater part of the bridges and depots on the road — those of May and June burning all the depots but three between Lynchburg and Wytheville, (one hundred and thirty-five miles), and burning all the bridges from Lynchburg to Salern, together with those between Dublin and Christiansburg. The total length of bridges destroyed was upwards of four thousand lineal feet. One of these, over New river, was eight hundred feet long, fifty-six feet above the water of the river from five to twelve feet deep. This was re-built of green timber, cut from the woods, in nineteen days. The bridge over Little Otter, seven hundred and forty- five feet long and ninety-six feet high, was rebuilt also in nineteen days in the same manner. --One over Big Otter, four hundred and fifty feet l
The Daily Dispatch: August 30, 1864., [Electronic resource], The burning of Hon. Mr. Boteler's residence. (search)
Four thousand five hundred dollars reward --I will pay four thousand five hundred dollars for the apprehension and delivery to me in Richmond, or for securing them so that I get them, the following Slaves, to wit: Jordan, a yellow man, about twenty-seven years old, a tolerable carpenter and blacksmith. --Was raised near Christiansburg, Virginia. Lewis, a black man, thirty years old; purchased of T. L. Drewney or Broddie, near Hendersonville, North Carolina. Joshua, black, about twenty-eight years old; raised by Walter Coles, of Pittsylvania county; has rather a down look, and is very stout. Jack, about eighteen years old, black and slim; bought of P. J. Stern, of Raleigh, North Carolina. Jim, black, about twenty-one or twenty-two years old; raised in Maryland; is tall and very likely. William, a brown-skin boy, about twenty or twenty-two years old; raised in or near this city; once owned by F. J. Sampson, an agent at the Richmond and Danville depot.