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Excitement in Lynchburg. --On Thursday last Wm. J. Burton, company J. Virginia regiment. Corse's brigade, was killed at a hospital in Lynchburg by a free negro named Albert Wood, who struck him with a shovel. The next day a large number of the brigade took the negroes jail and were proceeding to him, when Gen. Corse appeared among them and by his , seizing a musket and threatening to shoot the first man who dared to disobey his orders, the negro was handed over to the civil authorities, the General explaining to the soldiers at the same time the disgrace, their contemplated act, it carried out, would bring upon the brigade. Under charge of the City Council the negro was then returned to jail, and a strong guard placed in attendance to prevent any further attempt at mob law.
Yankee Prisoners are becoming as thick here as blackberries in harvest. There are now between six and eight thousand in the city, and Gen. Winder is expecting as many more this week. When they will be exchanged no one can now tell.
Brigadier-Generals. --The last list of Brigadier-General ships contained some gallant names. Two from Virginia — Reynolds and Wharton — richly merited the honor conferred upon them. They have been in the field sine the war began and have borne some of its severest trials, as well as sustained conspicuous parts in some of its hardest fought battles. Gen. R. while colonel has for the last two years commanded brigades in the Western army, and has a son, Lieut. Colonel Reynolds, who distinguished himself in command of a regiment at Chattanooga. All the promotions in this list we doubt not were won by gallant services in the fiel
Notice. --Was brought to my lad, Sept. 7th, 1863, a negro man named George Washington; says he belongs to Joseph Bryant, of Bosher Parish, Louisiana, and was hired in the army to cook for Burrel McKinney, of the 9th Louisiana regiment, and was captured by the Yankees with our wagon trains in Pennsylvania, and made his escape near Fredericksburg and swam the river, and says that Col. Hodge, of the 9th Louisiana regiment, is acquainted with him. Said negro is of a black complexion and about 23 years old, is 5 feet 10 inches high, and smartly knock kneed. The owner will come forward, pay expenses, and take him away. Robt. Lumpkin. oc 5--1aw5t