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Barbarities of Tories in Tennessee --A letter from Marshall, N. C., to the Raleigh Confederate dated the 6th inst., gives the following account of a massacre at Indian'creek, Tennessee: Lieut. Duyck, with some twelve or fourteen men, were sent to Indian Creek, Tenn., and stationed as Presley Blankenship's house. They had been there but a few days when on last. Wednesday, Major Rirk, (Federal,) commanding 1st N. C. regiment, (tories,) consisting of men from this immediate country, together with Laurell men, dashed upon Lieut. Duyck, killing one and capturing four prisoners. Duyck himself escaped.--They shot the prisoners upon the spot, viz: Marion Kamsey, Reuben Woodard, Coleman Justice, and a man by the name of Sullivan. After they killed the prisoners they strippen them. One man (Woodard) struggled an hour or two, and they placed a gun against his head in the presence of his father, an old man, and blew his brains out.--They then proceeded to Blankenship's house and m
Dead. --Dr. H. S. LeVert, a prominent citizen of Mobile, Ala., died on the 16th inst. He was born in King William county, Virginia, in the year 1834. His father came over to America as Fleet Surgeon with Gen. Lafayette, and his mother was the niece of Admiral Vernon. He graduated in Philadelphia in 1828, and in 1829 settled in Mobile for the practice of his profession.
January 28th (search for this): article 4
rry arms on any pretence, and all officers and other persons who employ negroes are desired to acquaint them that the Provost Marshal has received orders to seize and punish on the spot any negro following the army who may offend against this regulation. Headq'rs, Dobbin's House,17th February 1781. Lord Cornwallis is very sorry to be again obliged to call the attention of the officers of the Army to the repeated orders against plundering. He desires that the orders given on the 28th January, 4th February, and the 16th February, may be read at the head of each troop and company on each of the three first halting days, and he assures the officers, that if their duty to their King and country, and their feelings for humanity, are not sufficient to enforce their obedience to them, he must, however reluctant, make use of such power as the military laws have placed in his hands. Brigade morning Orders, 2d March, 1781. A foraging party, consisting of one officer, two serge
February 16th (search for this): article 4
ficers and other persons who employ negroes are desired to acquaint them that the Provost Marshal has received orders to seize and punish on the spot any negro following the army who may offend against this regulation. Headq'rs, Dobbin's House,17th February 1781. Lord Cornwallis is very sorry to be again obliged to call the attention of the officers of the Army to the repeated orders against plundering. He desires that the orders given on the 28th January, 4th February, and the 16th February, may be read at the head of each troop and company on each of the three first halting days, and he assures the officers, that if their duty to their King and country, and their feelings for humanity, are not sufficient to enforce their obedience to them, he must, however reluctant, make use of such power as the military laws have placed in his hands. Brigade morning Orders, 2d March, 1781. A foraging party, consisting of one officer, two sergeants, two corporals, and twenty-four
March 9th (search for this): article 1
Twenty dollars reward. --Ran away from my house, on the 9th of March, a negro Woman, named Malit's, about fifty years old, black, a little stooped, rather low. She belongs to the estate of James B Jordan, of Goochland, and hired from T J Jordan, his administrator. She is lurking about the lower end of Goochland, her old neighborhood, or Dover Pits, where her husband is hired. I will give the above reward if delivered to me, on 4th st., between Duval and Baker, or lodged in jail in Richmond. James E Ellis. [mh 23--4t*]
March 12th (search for this): article 1
a, do issue this my Proclamation, calling upon the people of the said States, in conformity with the desire expressed by their representatives, to set apart Friday, the 8th day of April, as a day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer, and I do hereby invite them on that day to repair to their several places of public worship and beseech Almighty God to "preside over our public counsels and so inspire our armies and leaders with wisdom, courage, and perseverance; and so to manifest Himself in the greatness of His goodness and in the majesty of His power, that we may secure the blessings of an honorable peace and of free government; and that we, as a people, may ascribe all to the honor and glory of His name." Given under my hand and the seal of the Confederate States of America, at the city of Richmond, on this 12th day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four. Jefferson Davis. By the President: J. P. Benjamin, Secretary of State. mh 14--dtd
March 23rd (search for this): article 1
There pairs of shoes were taken from negro boys March 23d, believed to have been stolen. Any one that can prove property, and pay for this advertisement, can get them by applying to Mrs. Schontarber, Broad st, 2d door above 2d. mh 26--2t*
March 24th (search for this): article 1
From Northern Virginia. Orange C. H., March 24. --The snow is fast melting away, but the roads fire quite deep in mud. All quiet in front and in our lines. Governor Vance, of N. C., is expected to visit the army to-morrow. [Second Dispatch.] Orange C. H., March 25. --A heavy rain is falling here. Gov. Vance, of N. C., arrived here to day, and is the guest of Gen. Daniel.
March 25th (search for this): article 1
From Northern Virginia. Orange C. H., March 24. --The snow is fast melting away, but the roads fire quite deep in mud. All quiet in front and in our lines. Governor Vance, of N. C., is expected to visit the army to-morrow. [Second Dispatch.] Orange C. H., March 25. --A heavy rain is falling here. Gov. Vance, of N. C., arrived here to day, and is the guest of Gen. Daniel.
April 5th (search for this): article 1
946 acres of James river Load, Negroes, Stock, &c, for sale — Will be sold to the highest bidder, on the promises, without reserve, on Tuesday, the 5th day of April next, my tract of land, containing 916 acres, of which acres is low grounds and about 40 acres of good branch flats, 300 acres wood land and some old field pine; a good brick dwelling house, with six rooms, passage and closets, and all necessary out building, (except a barn and thrashing machine,) which has been recently burnt.) It lies on the north side of the river, 36 miles above Richmond and 6 miles above Goochland Court House; has a very valuable corn mill, running two pairs of stones, a circular saw mill, supplied with water from the canal; between 30 and 40 negroes, men, women, boys and children; household and kitchen furniture; 1 very superior rosewood piano, with Coleman's attachment; I carriage and harness; 1 buggy and harness, as good as new; 1 portable thrashing machine; 1 buckeye reaper and mower; 4 hors
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