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Staunton Vindicator: November 11, 1864

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Description of Page: On this page are advertisements; notices; a reprint of the text of President Davis's proclamation calling for a day of public worship to be held November 16, 1864; and other war news.

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Description of Page: Also on this page are the text of President Davis's address to the Senate and House of Representatives of the Confederate States of America on November 7, 1864; a list of persons who have mail being held at the post office in Staunton as of October 31, 1864; advertisements and notices.

Army of the Valley
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Summary: Major Green Peyton, formerly the Assistant Adjutant General of Ramseur's Division, has been appoint the Assistant Adjutant General and Chief of Staff of the Army of the Valley.
(Names in announcement: Major Green Peyton)
(Column 5)
Summary: Four children of Captain James H. and J. P. Callison died recently. Annie McPeters Callison died July 17, 1864, of scarlet fever. Virginia Agnes Callison, nearly ten years old, died August 23, 1864, of flux. John Erskine Callison died July 31, 1864, of flux. Sue Hall Callison died the same evening of flux. John and Sue were buried in the same grave.
(Names in announcement: Captain James H. Callison, J. P. Callison, Annie McPeters Callison, Virginia Agnes Callison, John Erskine Callison, Sue Hall Callison)
One Cent Reward!!!
(Column 6)
Summary: George Freeman, age 23, with yellow complexion, very stout and healthy, ran away from near Jennings Gap on October 7, 1864. John Sanderson offers a reward of one cent for his return.
(Names in announcement: George Freeman, John Sanderson)
Full Text of Article:

One Cent Reward!!!

Ran away from the subscriber living near Jennings Gap, in this County, on the 7th of October, a negro Boy named

George Freeman,

aged about Twenty years--yellow complexion, very stout and healthy.

I will give the above reward if delivered to me, or secured so that I can get him.

John Sanderson.

Nov 11--2t.

Negroes for Hire
(Column 5)
Summary: Someone has two African-American girls and two African-American boys to hire out for the remainder of the year or for one year from the date of hiring. The boys are 12 or 13 and 16 and can do any work on a farm or in a home. The girls are 8 or 10 and 13 or 14, and the oldest is capable of doing housework.