Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: January 16, 1864., [Electronic resource].
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A duel. --The LaGrange (Ga.) Reporter, of the 8th instant, says: "A duel was fought just without the limits of LaGrange, on Saturday evening last, between Maj. Webb and Capt. Barrett. At the second round Major Webb received a flesh wound in the small of the back, after which the difficulty was amicably adjusted.
Two hundred dollars reward --For the apprehension of a negro man named Adam, belonging to Mrs. Elizabeth Hines, about six feet high, large limbs, flat features, rather large month and about 30 years old. He left on the of the 1st of January. The above reward will be paid for his delivery to me at the head of 17th street, or information that will lead to his recovery. Chas Bruck, Richmond, Va. ja 6--codt*
Orange, C. H., Jan. 15. --Northern dates of the 8th and 9th have been received. Howe, of Wis, has introduced in the Yankee Senate a bill reciting our cruelty to the Yankee prisoners, and requesting Lincoln to call out and arm one million of volunteers, to serve ninety days, unless sooner discharged, to carry food and freedom to every captive held in rebels prisons, and to plant the flag of the United States upon every prison. Lincoln is requested to place Grant in command of these volunteers, together with such forces in the field, as may be joined with them. Congress is to adjourn on the 4th of March to the 4th of June, and all members under fifty years to take the field. This bill, referred to the Committee on Military Affairs, passed the Yankee House of Representatives on the 7th by years 89, nays 26--a motion to lay on the table, by Cox, of Ohio, having been rejected. A resolution was offered declaring that as the combination at Richmond has no righ
From the Rapidan. Orange, C. H., Jan. 15. --The following seems to be the true version of Mooby's affair, near Harper's Ferry. He did not attack the garrison at Harper's Ferry, but the Yankee camp, on the Loudoun heights, one mile and a half from Harper's Ferry, occupied by the first Maryland battalion of cavalry, under Major Cole, consisting of one hundred and fifty men. The attack was made on Sunday morning before daylight. The enemy's camp was completely surprised, and thrown into considerable confusion. Owing to the proximity of the enemy's infantry forces, Mosby was compelled to act hurriedly. Six prisoners and 40 horses were captured. The enemy's loss in killed and wounded not ascertained. Mosby's loss is given at fifteen--among them Lieut. Smith is reported killed, and Lieut. Turner mortally wounded. A part of Sedgwick's (8th) corps has gone to the Valley.
Stealing table ware. --Mary Sullivan alias Mary Alice, whose arrest for stealing from P. M. Tabb several articles of table ware and some clothing we have already noticed, was before His Honor yesterday morning for examination. According to the evidence of a man named Levy, who testified positively as to the identity of the party who brought the articles alleged to have been stolen to him for sale, there seemed to be no doubt of her guilt, and she was remanded for trial before the Hustings Court on the second Monday in February.
Sent off. --Two Yankee Captains, for some time confined at the Libby prison, were yesterday paroled and sent off to City Point, to go North via flag of truce boat. Their names are Capt. A. W. Metcalf, Co. K, 14th N. Y. cavalry, and Capt. H. H. Gregg, Co. A, 13th Pennsylvania cavalry. The first was captured at Fort Donelson, on the 25th of September last , and the second was taken at Warrenton on the 14th of October, 1863.
Confederate patent office report. --The annual report of the Commissioner of Patents was made to Congress Thursday. Last year 114 applications were made, 47 caveats filed, 89 patents issued, and 13 United States patents and assignments thereof, in whole or in part, recorded and revived. One patent was granted to a citizen of Bavaria, 33 to Virginia, 11 to Georgia, 9 to Missouri, 8 to Texas, 7 to North Carolina, 6 to Alabama, 4 to Mississippi, 4 to Louisiana, 3 to Kentucky, 2 to South Carolina, and one to Abingdon--41 are for improvements in fire arms, projectiles, implements of war and machinery for their manufacture, a fair proportion of which have been adopted by the Government and proven of practical service.--More than a third of the applications for patents are for inventions of this nature. The office is self-sustaining, being no expense to the Government. The whole number of patents granted since he organization of the Government is 22.3.