irginia, is young and respectable in appearance, and has once been wounded in the service, but at the present time claims to be detailed for light duty.
The medicines which he is accused of stealing were discovered in the store of Mr. C. M. Berrian, druggist, on the corner of Broad and Twenty-fifth streets; and that gentleman asserts that he bought them from the prisoner.
The first witness called was Dr. Drew, chief of the laboratory department of the Medical Purveyor's office of the Confederate States. Dr. Drew recognized the chloroform as being the property of the Government from the peculiar manner in which it was put up — the mouth of the bottles being sealed with plaster of Paris, a mode he had never seen adopted before.
He could not say that there had been any medicines stolen from his department, but was of the opinion that the robbery was committed at some hospital, and was some which had been issued by him.--A clerk under Dr. Brew stated that, some weeks since, he went to t