Richmond Dispatch, 11/19/1862

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From the Richmond Dispatch, 11/19/1862, p. 1, c. 5

Habeas Corpus. William Weeks, a prisoner for the last month in Castle Thunder, yesterday sued out a writ of habeas corpus, and appeared before Judge Lyons for a hearing as to the cause of his arrest and detention. The case was not gone into on its merits, being postponed until Friday next. Weeks was arrested just after the battle of Cedar Run, in Culpeper county, by order of an army officer, and sent to Richmond, on the charge of piloting the enemy in that county. Whether there be proof here to sustain this charge, remains to be seen.

 

 

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