Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: may 17, 1861., [Electronic resource].
Found 1,263 total hits in 690 results.
Col. Fauntleroy. --This gallant and distinguished officer, who has but recently resigned his commission as Colonel of the 1st Regiment of U. S. Dragoons, arrived at his home in this place on the 7th inst., from Santa Fe, New Mexico, after 36 days of unceasing travel, by day and by night. Pausing here not long enough for his friends to greet him, he has proceeded to Richmond to report for duty in the service of Virginia. Col.Fauntleroy, only a few days before he left New Mexico, concluded a Treaty of Peace with the Navajo Indians--a wealthy and powerful tribe of savages whose mountain region of country had always hitherto afforded them a safe and easy retreat from the pursuit of the United States troops. In October last Col. F. invaded their country with eighteen separate columns of troops, entering at different points and penetrating to the very heart of their territory. The campaign was carried on with vigor and success during the whole winter, through deep snows and wi
A steamer arrived at Memphis on the 13th, from Arkansas, having among her freight "one box, containing a live abolitionist," consigned to Cairo. His name was Edward Prickett.
Suspicious character. --Two individuals, calling themselves Augustus J. Kuck and Adolph Zehler, were carried before the Mayor yesterday, as persons of evil name, fame and reputation, and for expressing opinions injurious to the interests of this Commonwealth. The extent of their transgression did not appear, as they were committed without examination till this morning. Wm. Christian, who was arrested a few days ago as a suspicious character, was committed until the 19th inst., when provision will be made for sending him out of the State. Clinton Kennedy, arrested on a similar charge, was committed in default of $150 bail.
Hustings Court,my 16th. --R. D. Sanxay, Senior Alderman, presiding. The Court appointed the following Commissioners and Conductors of the election to be held on the 23d inst.: Jefferson Ward — Commissioners — Joseph Brummel, Anson Richards, E. A. Smith, Jno. J. Wilson, and N. B. Hill. Conductor — Reuben T. Seal. Place of voting — First Market-House. Madison Ward.--Commissioners — Jas. H. Grant, R. R. Howison, T. W. McCance, and T. R. Price. Conductor — Thomas U. Dudley. Place of voting — City Hall. Monroe Ward.--Commissioners — Thos. Barham, T. M. Jones, Thos. Boudar, Charles A. Powell, and Felix Mathews. Conductor — Andrew Jenkins. Place of voting — R. A. Lacy's Carpenter Shop, Broad street. Eliza Ann Johnson, free negro, was tried for remaining in the Commonwealth contrary to law. The jury found her not guilty. Frederick Thompson and Wm. Freeman, confined in jail awaiting the action of the Grand Jury, not having been indicted, were o
Remember the day of election. Thursday, the 23d, is that day. Let no wars nor rumors of wars prevent a single voter in the Commonwealth from depositing his vote. If necessary, let Ballots and Bullets be the order of the day.