Richmond Dispatch, 8/13/1862

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From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/13/1862, p. 1, c. 6

Disturbance near the Old Market. - Lieut. Stephen Hawley had a dispute yesterday evening with Sergeant John Walls, of the 10th Virginia cavalry, near the Old Market House, and struck Walls over the sconce with a pistol, producing an indentation and flow of blood. The pistol exploded, but the ball with which it was loaded did not hit anybody. The parties were arrested. During the excitement another row occurred, and the participants in that were likewise arrested. The last disturbance was scarcely quieted, before a row was announced as in progress in Dublin, a locality on Cary, between 17th and 18th streets, and the police repaired in force to the scene of disorder. The result of their action will appear before the police court this morning.

 

 

 

 

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