Staunton Vindicator: July 31, 1863Go To Page : 1 | 2 |
Description of Page: On this page are a reprinted list of deserters from the 52nd Regiment of Virginia Volunteers, an article on recognition by Great Britain, war news, and advertisements.
The Draft in Pennsylvania--A Mob of Women at Lancaster
(Column 5)Summary: A group of between one-hundred and two-hundred women entered a court house in Pennsylvania, overturned the draft wheel, and then were joined by a large group of men. The situation threatened to turn into a riot until the mayor read the riot act and the sheriff enrolled a posse of two-hundred men. Frederick Douglass was scheduled to speak to African-American men, but a crowd of Germans and Irish surrounded the hall where he was to speak, and he did not come.
Origin of Article: Harrisburg Union
Description of Page: Also on this page are articles on the war, the text of President Davis's proclamation calling for a day of fasting, legal notices, and advertisements.
(Column 1)Summary: The offices of the Vindicator have moved to the old Bell Tavern building on New Court House Street, one door east of the Provost Marshall's office.Latest from Morgan's Command
(Column 1)Summary: A letter dated July 27 states that four hundred of General Morgan's command have arrived at Warm Springs, Bath County, about fifty-five miles from Staunton. More are scheduled to arrive, and all are well equipped and in high spirits.[No Title]
(Column 2)Summary: The editor alerts the reader to President Davis's proclamation for a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer to be held on August 21 and notes its necessity in light of recent losses by the Confederacy.Prisoners
(Column 2)Summary: Fifty-one Yankee prisoners and twenty-eight African Americans arrived in Staunton, including seven surgeons, ten officers, and thirty-four privates. All were captured at Bunker Hill and in Loudon.Casualities [sic] in the 25th Va. Regiment, in the Battles of Gettysburg Penn.
(Column 4)Summary: H. L. Hoover, First Lieutenant and Acting Adjutant, 25th Virginia Regiment, reports the following casualties in that regiment in the battles of Gettysburg. Colonel J. C. Higginbotham, wounded slightly, has returned to duty. Company A, Lieutenant S. Poe Commanding: Wounded, Lieutenant John Huddleson, slightly; Private E. Rees, slightly; Private A. Poe, slightly; Private J. Gawthrope, severely; Private E. M. Gawthrope, slightly; Private Jessee Hickman, slightly; Private James M. Jones, slightly; Private William Summers, slightly; Private James Flythe, slightly. Captured: Corporal William Jones, Private Granville Jones, Private William Rees, Private D. F. Devers. Company B, Captain W. H. Fitchett Commanding: Killed, Sergeant John O. Tillman. Wounded, Corporal C. K. Hodges, severely; Private Cyrus B. King, severely. Captured, Jack Kidd. Company C, Captain E. D. Camden Commanding: Wounded, Captain E. D. Camden, slightly; Lieutenant William L. J. Corley, severely; Corporal W. P. Wilson, severely; Private R. J. Mclaughlin, severely; Private Claiborne Hosey, severely; Private John Saddler, slightly. Missing, John S. Auldridge. Company D, Captain C. D. McCoy Commanding: Wounded, Corporal W. F. Rippetoe, arm amputated; Private James F. Cook, severely; Corporal R. T. Ramsey, slightly; Private William F. Harris, slightly; Private Ferd Linn, slightly. Missing, John Murphy. Company E, Captain J. H. Johnson Commanding: Killed, Private William Lamb. Wounded, Sergeant A. J. Wilson, severely; Sergeant H. H. Payne, slightly; Corporal Henry Sinnett, slightly; Private Mort Johnson, slightly. Missing, Lieutenant W. S. Dyer. Company F, Captain William A. Blankenship Commanding: Wounded, Captain Blankenship, leg amputated; Sergeant J. B. Woods, severely; L. W. Gum, slightly; Jared Armstrong, slightly. Killed, Henry Waggy. Company G, Captain A. M. Berry Commanding: Wounded, Corporal Martin Mulroy, foot amputated; Corporal W. J. McCartney, slightly; John Davis, mortally; Isaac Willoughby, mortally; J. M. Taylor, severely. Missing, J. B. Bender. Company H, Captain R. E. A. Stuart Commanding: Wounded, David Strickler, mortally; James McLaughlin, severely; William J. Brownlee, severely; James McD. Kerr, slightly; J. McSnider, slightly; J. Joe Snider, slightly; John Jarvis, slightly; William Decker, slightly; Henry Whitmore, slightly. Missing, Jacob Strickler. Company I, Lieutenant J. W. Matthews Commanding: Wounded, M. Wheliham, severely; Joseph Jordan, severely. Missing, James Akers. Company K, Captain Wilson Harper Commanding: Killed, Lieutenant M. P. Henkel; P. R. Harter. Wounded, Corporal S. E. Shrader, severely; William P. Bolton, severely; A. J. Trumbo, slightly; John W. Simmons, slightly; J. J. Eye, slightly; William Puffenbarger, slightly; E. Harrold, slightly. Missing, Corporal N. Rexroad. Total casualties: 70. A number of slightly wounded have returned to duty, and others are expected soon.Augusta Land Looking Up
(Names in announcement: Colonel J. C. Higginbotham, Lieutenant S. Poe, Lieutenant John Huddleson, Private E. Rees, Private J. Gawthrope, Private E. M. Gawthrope, Private Jessee Hickman, Private James J. Jones, Private William Summers, Private James Flythe, Corporal William Jones, Private Granville Jones, Private William Rees, Private B. F. Devers, Captain W. H. Fitchett, Sergeant John O. Tillman, Corporal C. K. Hodges, Private Cyrus B. King, Jack Kidd, Captain E. D. Camden, Lieutenant William L. J. Corley, Corporal W. P. Wilson, Private R. J. Mclauglin, Private Claiborne Hosey, Private John Saddler, John S. Auldridge, Captain C. D. McCoy, Corporal W. F. Rippetoe, Private James F. Cook, Corporal R. T. Ramsey, Private William F. Harris, Private Ferd Linn, John Murphy, Captain J. H. Johnson, Private William Lamb, Sergeant A. J. Wilson, Sergeant H. H. Payne, Corporal Henry Sinnett, Private Mort Johnson, Lieutenant W. S. Dyer, Captain William A. Blankenship, Sergeant J. B. Woods, L. W. Gum, Jared Armstrong, Henry Waggy, Captain A. M. Berry, Corporal Martin Mulroy, Corporal W. J. McCartney, John Davis, Isaac Willoughby, J. M. Taylor, J. B. Bender, Captain R. E. A. Stuart, David Strickler, James McLaughlin, William J. Brownlee, James McD. Kerr, J. McSnider, J. Joe Snider, John Jarvis, William Decker, Henry Whitmore, Jacob Strickler, Lieutenant J. W. Matthews, M. Wheliham, Joseph Jordan, James Akers, Captain Wilson Harper, Lieutenant M. P. Henkel, P. R. Harter, Corporal S. E. Shrader, William P. Bolton, A. J. Trumbo, John W. Simmons, J. J. Eye, William Puffenbarger, E. Harrold, Corporal N. Rexroad, Lieutenant H. L. Hoover)
(Column 4)Summary: Land located near Fishersville, Augusta County, and belonging to the estate of John M. Cue, Esq., was sold to two buyers. Tract number one, with 234 3/4 acres, sold at $185 per acre, and track number two, with 183 3/4 acres, sold for $175 per acre; Moses Zirkle of Shenandoah bought both tracts. The third tract, with 169 7/8 acres, sold at $130 per acre to David S. Bell of Augusta. The total from the sale was $97,604.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: John M. CueEsquire, David S. Bell)
(Column 5)Summary: Colonel William D. Stuart, who commanded the 56th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Garnett's Brigade, Pickett's Division, Longstreet's Corps, died in Staunton on July 28 of wounds received in the battle of Gettysburg. He had distinguished himself at the battle of Great Bethel and received notice at that time from his commanding officer. He was a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute at Lexington.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Colonel William D. Stuart)
(Column 5)Summary: Lieutenant Thomas C. Kinney, Engineer Corps, Provisional army, recently attached to the staff of General Edward Johnson, died in Staunton on July 27 at the home of his brother, A. F. Kinney, Esq., of typhoid fever contracted on the campaign in Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington.Married
(Names in announcement: A. F. KinneyEsquire, Lieutenant Thomas C. Kinney)
(Column 5)Summary: Rebecca E. L. Frenger, daughter of the late John Frenger of Augusta County, married David W. Larrick of Frederick County, Maryland, in Cumberland, Maryland, on June 9, with Rev. William H. Love officiating.Married
(Names in announcement: John Frenger, Miss Rebecca E. L. Frenger)
(Column 5)Summary: Angelina M. Britton married Abraham C. Reubush, both of Augusta County, on July 23, at the home of Rev. J. C. Dice, with Rev. Dice officiating.Married
(Names in announcement: Reverend J. C. Dice, Mr. Abraham C. Reubush, Miss Angelina M. Britton)
(Column 5)Summary: Kate Spotswood Berkeley, daughter of the late Dr. E. Berkeley of Staunton, married Lieutenant William T. Iglehart, C. S. A., of Annapolis, Maryland, on July 18, at the home of her mother in Staunton, with Rev. J. A. Latane officiating.
(Names in announcement: Reverend J. A. Latane, Miss Kate Spotswood Berkeley, Dr. E. Berkeley)