Staunton Vindicator: April 1, 1864Go To Page : 1 | 2 |
Description of Page: Also on this page are a reprinted list of deserters from the 52nd Regiment of Virginia Volunteers, advertisements, a poem, the text of President Davis's proclamation calling for a day of prayer and fasting, "Yankee news," war news, and other news items.
Col. Imboden's Command
(Column 3)Summary: The writer asserts that Colonel Imboden has not received sufficient credit for his achievements. The author describes the particulars of Imboden's movements and accomplishments in the field over the past year.
(Names in announcement: Colonel John D. Imboden)Origin of Article: SentinelThe Yankee and the Negro
(Column 4)Summary: The Christian Advocate compares the Yankee and the African American and argues that the latter, although black and half-civilized, is superior to the former, who is treacherous, selfish, and malevolent.
Origin of Article: Richmond Christian Advocate
Description of Page: Also on this page are articles on the war and advertisements, including political announcements.
To Whom It May Concern
(Column 1)Summary: In addition to all the good news for the South--the re-enlistment of the entire army, the support of the people for the Military, Tax, and Currency bills, the provision by the people of supplies for troops--comes the news that the crops should be plentiful this year. Since Virginia will likely be the scene of perhaps the greatest struggle for victory, a large and steady supply of crops is imperative. Rather than relying on crops coming from great distances, Virginia troops need the quick availability of local crops.The Lull
(Column 1)Summary: The editor asserts that the great quiet presently characterizing the war is likely a precursor to what will be the most activity yet witnessed in the war. Spring campaigns are imminent, and Virginia can expect to be the scene of much activity.Period of Funding
(Column 1)Summary: The office of the depository in Augusta County has received approximately $2.5 million.In the County Court of Augusta March 29th 1864
(Column 3)Summary: The county court of Augusta passed a resolution in memory of William Guy, Esquire, and praised him for his service as a magistrate.Notice
(Names in announcement: William GuyEsquire, William A. BurnettD[eputy] C[lerk])
(Column 5)Summary: Samuel Kennerly, Jr., Secretary, announces that the Augusta Medical Society will meet April 14, 1864, at 10:00 a.m.Married
(Names in announcement: Samuel KennerlyJr., Secretary)
(Column 4)Summary: Mary Waddell, daughter of Dr. Livingston Waddell, married Reverend William Houston, at her father's home in Waynesboro on March 24, 1864, with Reverend T. L. Preston officiating.Married
(Names in announcement: Reverend T. L. Preston, Reverend William Houston, Miss Mary Waddell, Dr. Livingston Waddell)
(Column 4)Summary: Lucy F. Fitch of Augusta County married Michael Ramey, of Rosser's Brigade, Company A, 12th Regiment, near Rockland Mills on March 23, 1864, with Reverend R. Smith officiating.Married
(Names in announcement: Reverend R. Smith, Miss Lucy F. Fitch)
(Column 4)Summary: Mary C. Via of Augusta County married John T. Hester of Company I, 12th Georgia Regiment, on March 24, 1864, with Reverend John Brower officiating.Married
(Names in announcement: Reverend John Brower, Miss Mary C. Via)
(Column 4)Summary: Ann E. Fuller of Augusta County married David W. Price of Washington County on March 24, 1864, with Reverend William S. Baird officiating.Died
(Names in announcement: Reverend William S. Baird, Miss Ann E. Fuller)
(Column 4)Summary: Mrs. Mary Catherine Woodward, age 66 and consort of S. M. Woodward, died in Staunton on March 17, 1864.Died
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Mary Catherine Woodward, S. M. Woodward)
(Column 4)Summary: Charlie Wilson, age 2 years and ten months, infant son of Samuel C. and S. Kate Wilson, died October 11, 1863, of dysentery, near Churchville.
(Names in announcement: Charlie Wilson, Mr. Samuel C. Wilson, S. Kate Wilson)