Staunton Vindicator: January 13, 1865Go To Page : 1 | 2 |
Description of Page: Also on this page are an article on a Seminole chief who is a colonel in the Confederate army, an article on the arrest of a spy in Mobile by a youth, an article on fashion, other articles, advertisements, and a poem.
Robert E. Lee
(Column 5)Summary: This tribute to Lee identifies his timeless qualities and points out that even the Northern enemy find nothing bad to say about him.A Catholic Priest on the Yankee Presidential Election
(Column 6)Summary: The writer asserts that, in the recent Presidential election, Lincoln saw the threat of democracy arising with the potential election of McClellen and thus sent his "agents" to cities and towns across the North to bribe voters so he would be reelected. The writer further challenges the Nation to print his letter so that people in Ireland may have a true representation of American politics instead of the propaganda that generally comes their way.
Origin of Article: Dublin (Ireland) NationEditorial Comment: "The Dublin (Ireland) Nation publishes the following letter from a Catholic priest at Orange New Jersey, explaining to his countrymen in Ireland how the Presidential election was worked. The following is an extract from the letter:"
Description of Page: Also on this page are war news, advertisements, notices, and a list of persons who have mail being held at the post office in Staunton as of December 31, 1864.
(Column 2)Summary: The editor refuses to print the communication from "Sic semper Tyrannis," which he deems intended "to provoke irascibility of feeling." He thanks the writer for the kind things said about the paper.The Fool Nigger and their Friends
(Column 2)Summary: A recent raid in Mississippi ended with many African Americans stealing horses and mules from their owners and accompanying the Union troops out of town, only to encounter mud, fatigue, hunger, and cold. The writer of the article reports that the first to suffer were children, as their parents abandoned them along the way. Twenty-two of them have been found frozen along the road.
Origin of Article: Brookhaven (Mississippi) TelegraphMarried
(Column 3)Summary: Martha M. Bell married John C. Bell on December 27, 1864, at the home of her father, Davis Bell, Esquire, with Reverend W. E. Baker officiating.Married
(Names in announcement: Reverend W. E. Baker, Davis BellEsquire, Mr. John C. Bell, Miss Martha M. Bell)
(Column 3)Summary: Martha J. D. Alley of Staunton married Isaac Whisman, C. S. A., in Staunton on December 27, 1864, with Rev. Mr. Dice officiating.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. Mr. Dice, Mr. Isaac Whisman, Miss Martha J. D. Alley)
(Column 3)Summary: Elizabeth Lotts married Annias Thornton on December 27, 1864, near Arbor Hill, Augusta County, with Rev. Mr. Dice officiating.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. Mr. Dice, Mr. Annias Thornton, Miss Elizabeth Lotts)
(Column 3)Summary: Mrs. Mary J. Brownlee married Michael A. Coiner on January 3, 1865, with Reverend C. Beard officiating.Died
(Names in announcement: Reverend C. Beard, Mr. Michael A. Coiner, Mrs. Mary J. Brownlee)
(Column 3)Summary: William Gilkeson, 80, died very suddenly at his residence on Christian's Creek on December 23, 1864.Died
(Names in announcement: William Gilkeson)
(Column 3)Summary: Mary Francis Brady, 28, died in Augusta County on December 20, 1864. She was the wife of James S. H. Brady.Died
(Names in announcement: Mary Francis Brady, James S. H. Brady)
(Column 3)Summary: Hancock Harman died April 13, 1862, Mary Alexena Harman died April 21, 1862, and Asher W. Harman died January 5, 1865. They were the children of John A. and E. V. Harman.Died
(Names in announcement: Hancock Harman, Mary Alexena Harman, Asher W. Harman, John A. Harman, E. V. Harman)
(Column 3)Summary: Edward Willis Harman, infant son of M. G. and C. V. Harman, died January 8, 1865.To the Preachers of the Baltimore Conference
(Names in announcement: Edward Willis Harman, M. G. Harman, C. V. Harman)
(Column 3)Summary: John S. Martin, secretary of the Baltimore Conference of Preachers, announces that the conference, scheduled to assemble in New Market but prevented from doing so because of circumstances there, will meet instead in Salem, Roanoke County, Virginia, on Thursday, March 9, 1865, at nine o'clock in the morning.H'd Q'rs Valley District
(Column 3)Summary: J. A. Early, Lt. General, announces on January 10, 1865, that commissaries and quartermasters and their agents are forbidden from impressing any supplies purchased by agents for Augusta County for the families of soldiers. All commanding officers should see that this order is followed.