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Valley of the Shadow

Staunton Vindicator: October 23, 1863

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Description of Page: On this page are a reprinted list of deserters from the 52nd Regiment of Virginia Volunteers, proceedings of the General Assembly, Governor Letcher's proclamation on citizen troops, advertisements, and notices.

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Description of Page: Also on this page are articles on the war, advertisements, and notices to taxpayers.

Broke Jail
(Column 1)
Summary: Nine prisoners escaped from the local jail Monday night. Six were caught, but Ayres, Knipple, and Alvis remain at large.
(Names in announcement: Ayres, Knipple, Alvis)
Keep Your Faith
(Column 2)
Summary: The editor calls on Augusta farmers to comply with the law and with the resolutions Augusta citizens passed voluntarily. In these proclamations, the farmers promised not to hoard their produce but to sell it at the agreed upon rates.
News from the Valley
(Column 2)
Summary: General Imboden attacked the enemy at Charlestown, Jefferson County, last Sunday, drove the Yankees out of town, and captured 434 prisoners and supplies.
(Names in announcement: General Imboden)
Religious Notice
(Column 5)
Summary: The Right Reverend Bishop McGill will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation and preach at the Catholic Church next Sunday.
(Names in announcement: Right Reverend Bishop McGill)