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20 Feb 1862
An Irishman named Herbert was arrensted in Millville borough on Monday week, upon the charge of assault and
battery with intent to kill. The victim of the villain's malice was his own wife, whome it was scarcely
expected would survive the inhuman treatment received at his hands. This representative of the M.O.W.B. is
now in jail to await his trial at the coming session of our County Court.
28 Feb 1862
Among the long list of recent confirmations by the Senate of Army appointments we boserve the name of Capt. Thos. C. Williams, who recruited a company in this county for the Nineteenth Regular Infantry. The company has been in quarters at Indianapolis for the past three months, but by letters received from some of the boys during the week we learn that they were under orders for Kentucky. We also noticed some weeks ago in a published lot of confirmation the name of our late editorial contemporary and fellow-citizen, Capt. G. Nelson Smith, as a Brigade Quartermaster with the rank of Captain. to date from September 4, 1861. Our young townsman, Wilson K. Purse, of the U. S. Navy, accompanies Com. Porter's mortar fleet, which recently sailed from New York for the southern coast, as second engineer on board the new gunboat Oswaco. Wils superintended the putting in of the machinery of this new vessel, and will most likely see some fun on board of her before he returns. We wish him safety through the siege, wherever it may be.