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WINCH DAILY IK 31 I THE WILL OF A WiCfLE HES0L7KD TO BE FKEfc 13 Limg LESS THAN CM:a?OT"?:T V lJfj. i. WINCHESTER, TENN.. JUNE 16, 1S63- W. J. SLATHER, IWprioto Terms : OLCOpormo th,3nii.$4. Notice to Subscriber!." When- you find b-futv your npme . n your paper, plasa r new your .-ubwii.tion as it ia a notice, that the tim: i which i' cas open pa.u wih expire in a f,.,v ,,flvv mi hi;. iei73u me answer that La knew wt'r.vg cf any nueh men. that thcru wvre uo such inei. in his employ or h.td his pa?g. Long before this dispatch wat received, however, every one why butt an oppo tunitv oi hearing their conversation w.is well mis, fled that thry were spies. !:uart is ti.ey were, they gave frequent and distinct evidence of Uitpae.ty. After this dispatch came to hand, which u did about 12 o'clock (midnight), a fun1 i n :njir vm-h,.i . a . j 1 ft i i 1 l . p . 1 . 1 7, .7 f-'-'-"'" " oruereu. i inis personal oistory ci lvi. urton, i cavepatnereti i iaf Major confuted widest onoodti m. but I 'rom the Coui.el hiimelf. and from Colon -1 cf Artillery, but at tiitt time of hi? depth wu? ' his Inspector Ueneral. When ho joi.it .1 the ' Confeuerate Army he altered Lis name, end j now signs ii ibus" ' Lnwrnnce W. Orton. Col. j Cav. P. A C. :i. A." (Provisional Army O n j federate States of Artacricu.'') Scmetilaes- lie writes his name "Orton," and sometime.- i "Auton," according to the object which h.: had in view. '1 his we learn from the papers ! found on him. These facts in relution to the ; A."'l CI AI i t) Pftr-iS PtTATCKn. FrT?i 5' reived n j UMo I dr. Articles of much len.'tb. in-ended for - - - ... . .tv,tM in.li;i- cction. mt s. lunded in in the forrwn to iasure puiuieauon next any. Itatos ol Advertising. , ?rt Wetk S-l.O'j a s.p.itiro rach iivu-nlon. 5oni i'cA 75 cenu a square uavh iii3cr- rtt'rrf lfl-.f,f) cents a square each inscrticu. Fourth Wtck2b cjnts a square eucli inser tion. . .Siwd Mnih At the rate of S.". i-cr mnnh. Tivrd wJ Fack Fu'coJinp M-jk: At th. rate of i;s pr square a wntii A lvcrtis 'ra()nteiiH(.Tto.ionc(', twice, cr three tunes :t week, charged as new advertls-em'-nts '(:&'. 11 t'.Ul'. i..'er ('.'nt will add.'d .- the above rates ' f'T Hj- .iii .Notice. Ii' ii- es make one square. T. advertise rcir.ts l.-ss than i square. Adrerttst-ttionts thi.t n:tk" (.ver 10 !!!- and under jfi lim s counted a ".') iuid n half squares. AH vprtUr-mt r,u that make over 1" lines and under 20 lines ceu:ite i as t.WHi Bquarefl. It wiil be a favor if ruvrti.rrs will pierce murk on their advertisf-nienU the notnoer of sqitiires thy wWh them t ociuiiv. ljbtutri$. RFthriril Notice$ '!:, Comv.uni nations for individual benefit, will Le chafed 2 ) cents per lino. K3 We have just rectivel Nw York ami Nashville dates - tiu iritii. nUo of tin- 11th. Frun rhc Na'hville Pr.jss, of tin- Hth, v,-.i -xlr:K t the followinj; d"t:iiled account of thu '.rceeutioii of th two Conie terate braves vhosfi tragic end wo notice! und.-r "Tj.:s" h.aA in tin luivt nurnter of tlu' I'mlcti -i. A l'Yile rul iSurgeoa yivca the followirnt ccount: Special l.'cvre- ; ov.dence f ih" P; -: s 1 1'iie Izccation at .Friiidir:. ITTAILIi PACKS AND HISTORY UP II t-PQri:Trr.s ?v,t, Pranklin. rlVur:., June ) Last eri-nin . aheut. muj d.wu twi- sti angora rodo into c:i'.u and vail xl at i.'ol !'::.ird's had qti'irl'T?, w1k presented unusual :i j;e;.rsnee. 'i'hey hud on citizens' overcoats, FecVrul regu lation pams and cp?. The caj . wer covt-r-M with white flannel' navelocks. They wnreside- arm., aid showed high intflliaenee. One ciaimea to m a uoioni in i'ie i. i. mn ealied hir.iself Col. A'tstin; tl:e other culled the Coh.nel protested a-tdnst it. und even' pu flT,u l nn artn'. When the M-ijoi's sword whs drawi from the scabbard there was f.'U:td etched upon it ta.se words, "Lt. W. 0. Peter. C. y. A " At this discovcrv Col. tr.Ird rem.-ivked, Gentlemen, Vou h tve' played tl is d-dv.tll." "Yps,"piii(i Lieut. P't(-r. ' and it ci'itt r,fx.' being a perfett sueem " They then iiif'essed the ;vhol unaier, and upon further search vnrioua pipers, snowmr; t.hir ituiit, wre discovered upon their p--fV.n?. Lieut i'eter was found to have on a rebel can, se crete 1 hjthe white C-mnel hav.lock Col. Kairu ur.me liatelT tehvi nnh nlthe fqeu to Oen. R .seirans and n-ked what he should Tl. i hi' Waikins, who kr.ow him well; they havi..it belonged to the Burnt- regiment of the regnbu Army 2d U. H. Cavalry. Col. WaUin:,. howver, did not rt'C'.'gniaf, Col. Ortvii until aftr.r he Lai ir.ftdu hivw-lf known, and now mourns his aponcy and tragic fata. The nt'ser vie im of this delusive and recli- j less dar'n:g. was U alter G. fetor a Li"uii ant m the rebel at my. and Vol. Orion s Adjufan;. lie was a tail, handsome young man, ot about '' yem, tiitt gn.vo tatny rig us cf nit. cation and reflTiment. Of his history I have been able to grf'n:r nothing. He plavcd but a second pint. Col The VollLndisrhron Cruo. l f'tv. :. eiil)! i,.-t ; I l':'i t;i a yr 1 'otter iiom ! r. otlicfr of hi I ho beprtrtrnio.f, ?! v 01.' too lo't o.vi f if Ra Vi.!l.iiii.':'l".'i' - ii' v r: IVr, 1 t.l:l!il. V ' i.!i'ir.im. Hi in l.tMrv one, io th; iMOfnliOii tiio jtniiv Orton w:is the lea'dor. and did all th talking l' ro-it tl. w:i', iNw'ij: ."I t! :. !'. '. II n.-i r .. -sc : ti.ir., i.,(.'i:. A , hi'd in a short time reaeived an order "to 1 und niana-inir. Such is a succinct account of! torul.'.l t i m 4 I I I . l " . . ... . ' ' . I u v lunii uy unim ic'au court martial, und it iound guiliy hari'j them wunedwkly. Tnecourt wits convened, and befoie daylight the case was decided, and the prisoners informed that thoy must prepare tor im:ned :,te death by hanging. At duylight men were detai ed to make a scatlold. The prisoners were visited by the Chaplain of the 7htb illiriok wh , upon th -ir requa.t. adm'risu red tjm iicrauunt to them. lney aiso wrot som" li tters to tueir friends. with a por and deposited th-sir jewn-lrv. siiv-r ( up, and (them: ant :!h '.'.over;. sunn; .1 in ;, li.'t.ly .i t it ' v. V1. . ; . '. 'I :: 'Vf.. nioi i ho tit . - , i )ti n. i."' one of the most daring enterprises that men I t.re;,:-e of tho armv bv .,i;tiU'i. and the men who plaved the awful tragedy. 'Z t'8it.',nco to the execuiior, - i History will hardly furnirli its par.r.l'el j ""thtvy. Lew, mind yon. nro r... the character and standing of the parties, the i pi'ohh'inatiCul rosu't;' of hid fou.'e. bitt 'loldneis and dari'iit of the enterprise, and thn aetutij, hjjiociSv of all ol tl c;n swftne?s with which discovery and punish-j ,.xeept the "h.-?, : v v n?i unV.v ncc ir- .iwn!i,.,Ki; ,., no.itHtu.ahlv ar.,.... tor -.rl',, ca' insnectinc cur noiition. v.'orki and ti.-,v!i i tlicmst s V '.-i , Lent ".''"'t'.s :i,uj f.-,-;,' f. r r finer .taluablti, tor ttr.nssn;soioh to f; lends. th.-ir himself M:,;or li".!:tp, and both r nre.-enun;: themselves us I pet-tor Gererals of the CJ. S. A. Tl cy repr-scnted that tliev were now out on an expedition in this drpartment, inspect ing the -utposts and defences, and that day no lo e yesterday they had been overhauled by the enemy and lost their coats and pu 'ses. They exhibited official papers from Gen. Rose- .'crans. and also from the VVrr department .-.t, W ashiugton, confirming their rank and busi ness These were all right to Col. Haird, and he felt satisfied of their honesty. They asked the Colonel to loan them S-3 , as they had no coats and no money to buy them. Col. Baird loaned them tho money, and took Col. Austin's note for it. Jut-t at dark they start d. saying 1 they were going to Nashville, and t 'ok that way. ,just so soon as tny Ktartea. tne tho'ught of their beinrr pies struck Col. Baiyd, ha says, like a thunderbolt and heordercd Col. U atuins. of the 6th Ky. Cavalry, who was Standing by, to arrest them immediately. But they were going at lightning speed Colonel TVatkins had no time to cail a guard, and only with his crdeilyheaet out on the chase, lie ordered the orderly to unsiine his earhine and if. when he (tha "Colonel) halted them tbey showed any suspicious motions, to fireon th' m vMthout waiting for nn or.ier. They were overtaken nb-nn one third of a mile from here. Col. Watkins told them that t'ol Baird want ed to make some fui ther inquiries of theta.and ikcd them to return. This they politely eoa 'onted to do, after some remonstrance on ac count of the lateness of t' o hour and the iu tancs they had to travel, and Col. Watkins led toe.ii to his tent, where ha placed a stn n guard over them. It wusjiot until one of them Wtcmptod to pass the guard at the door that they even susnected they were nrh-oncrs. Cot. Watkins immediately brought them to Colonel M rd under strong guard. They at once mani Meu great uneasiness, and pr- tenaea greaim Agnation at b -ingt'.ixi traa ei l?oloiv-j Ba.rd lr-.nkiy told them th it ho had his suspicions of 'Mr true character, and that tht:y should, if lyal, object to no necessary caution. They "r very hard" to satisfy, and were in a great Wry to get off. Col Baird told theja that they were under arrest, and ho pbouid hold hem prisoners until he was atib?d that the? e what they purported to be. He iaaoidi ely telegraphed to Gtn. BofecrecJ, ac4 r The gallows was constructed by a wild cherry tree not far from the d-pot. aod'in a verv pub lic place, 'I wo r.-pes Lung dunging from the tu m rei.")iin.; w.tbin -igi,t teet - mio giounj. A lit. le after l' o clock A M. tho whole garii sn.n vviis mar-ha'h'd around th1 placof esecu t. on i i sol mn so-moss. Two poplar cufSns w-.e lying ii t-w frt away. Twenty raiinti s y.isi nine the lurd cotidueted tne irion"rsto the S'-alFold they walked firm and steady, as it' unmindful ol the tearful jirecipk? 'they vt-w a . proa, hing- 'i'he tcuards' did them ihe h-'U r i inarch ;nh .--ruis r-ver-.(d. -Ai'Mve.d t' tie ..;, -e i;f -:frrti.)r, 'hey ..?;.! upon the j 'iu'.-m of tii cart and tooit il'eir r"9i ' '.ivi- p;:t, i :-. 't'ljo f'r-ivost Marchi'i (,a;i ; o-v:,; i , t'.en tl. d a i...'t! hai dker or ,.r the i,'.:e cf ti.-h i d -uijui.ted th ropes - l.-y tliei. H.-ked the .n vil-of bid 'Jin r a la; t iui-e-w.-ti which bur...' era -.!. they tentteriy en-briej-.a mi ofjo.-. 'lids over, the rart m .y- d from ur.c.er Mn m. und tbey huiiir iti ti.a air What a IW'ul p.-nalty l ' Ilicy swun,; oil' at. 'J n in two minutet tile Lieii t?J.iT.t ceased to strugfl. The Colonel caught hold of thi rope with both hinds and rai.-ed himself up at three ininut.-s, and ceased to stru;::t,l.j at live minutes, it six minutes Pr. Pornvter. ,org(.n Oth Ky. Cavalry, and l)r, AIoss. 7-th 111. Infantry, and myself, who had iieeu detailed to examino tin) bodies, a--proaehed them, and foand the pnl.se of both full and strong. Atscven minutes the (.'olonel snrugged his fhoulders. '1 h! pulse of eneli continued to beat 17 minir.es. and at twenty minutes all si-ns of life hud ce se-.l. Th" bodies were cut down at 3D minutes aid en cotHried in full dress. The f'ob nel was buri.-.l with a gold locket and chain on his neck. The locket contained the portrait and a braid of hair of his intended wire her portrait was also in. his vest pocket these wore buried with him at his request. Poth men Were bui id in the same grave companions in life, misfor tune and crime, companions in infamy, and now companions in ti'.y grave. I should have stated in another p'ace that the prisoners did not want the punishment delayed, but, well knowing tho c' sequences of their acts, even before their dr.aJ, asked to have the sentence be it by hanging or shoot ing, quickly decided and executed. But they deprecated the idea of death by hanging, at. 1 asked for a cemmutation of the sentence to shooting. Tho elder and leader of there u fortunate men was Lawrence Williams, of Georgetown. D C He was us fine a 1 -okig man in I have ever seen, about 6 ft et hip.h. and perhaps ,.() years old. He was a son ot Captain Vvi. lisnis, who was killed ft the b-jttli of Mnnte rev. He wan one of th- most intellectual and accomplished men that I hav ever known. I have never known any ono who exc-lled him as a talker. He wan a member of the Regular Army with tho rank of Captain of Cavalry when tho rebellion broke put, and at tli at t nij was aid de-camp, and private secre tary to Gon, WinSeld Scott. From this con fld-nce and respect shown him by so distin guished a wan. may be judged his education and accomplishment?. He wan a first cousin of Gen. Le, commanding the . Confederate Army on the Rappahannock. Soon alter the war began, he was frank enough to inform Gen. Scott that all his sympathies were with the South, as his friend and interests were there, a.td that he could not Spht agamsi th em. As he was privy to all of Gen. oott. plans for the campaign, it wa3 not though pro; er to turn him loose, he.ice he was entte Governor's Island, where ho remained thre months. After' tho first Bull Run battle he was allowed to go bouth. where ho joined the Con f -derate Army, and his subsequent history I havo net heeo able to lea. n much about Keffw MileoaOn Ewgg's fcteffas Chief tion o; taur t.a.torous insignia uimii d the botunes" ot their conduct m.td tneir flimsy subterfuges almost successful. To the last, however, thev deni.-d h'-ini; j i.,, spies, l ney ciairn'M taai tm-y wfii enaeav. i oring to get through our lines in order to vi:.itl friends in th Noith, anti in lvarope. hut this st cry was so poorly matured, that wh-n j either told it, it would not han-x t e:etcer. ! and tliere was ht'.le resemblance between the j account? which Ur. two k;ivo. I Ii- arr-st. s. comple.tely eonft.'und' d th-m. that they v;.-n never afterward able to recover fn-m it. V;i'l:in ;i j;u;i:;i . I ' 'I" -. , -ei .. in. k no'. i; to (.-it i !,..-,-o i,: ' ,.iic-e.!. IK'Ot) hiliil! 0 OV10 KHillt' -ii: V. j on1 Uii ; ;.- 1 1 e, i - ' . ; U'MI Ji'-.'.i tl t..-.'.l 1 .10 iwii y retn'.'dv w.-i i ihett ''t!'i)(Kio. t i'-j- 'i-i .:.Ioc.'-.t . lit- :'':;:;'( i- na: .i! :ti"i tl.tfc '.r-oil.i "i oi" tl'mliiiO in ir?t'.;r I .e i lio w.r;; havo itoi it s t it 1 1 rj l.i-t t.;'ril i , , , .!.'! . U'i:.l .V.'Ur : n arc i sc ,i i.av-.- o I'lvitte tl i : i , i i , it' ll' t tr The upfortii'tate wn matte ho complaltK. at j ' i.i't1.' v.'i-ul... the severity of their punishment, t-xci-pt they ' ,-,(, ,.r .u , j, l , .rt., I...J l... l..ll.l,.,. At' l...!l.r, 1, ,i . . .1... I . ...".' .--'-O 'f'"'""",' VI .".l.f, IHIi.J , () ,.)nn were too well informed not to know that upon " ' " ' ' conviction of beAm? spits they in:,f. uii'er j :! W'-'iitor, tjoVtnl death, ar.d h-nco they expected it, a. i l n.a le j rni1.' A:: 4 "'ii ;tri'l no coir plaints. :.',' witu Col. Orton who r-cognized CI. V'tirk 1 : .. .. . .. soon as he s t'.v hitn. told him th.it lit- Vn"-'ly ' . ,',. ' , es.-iip' d his Itffi when th arrest was m.:-- ' ' ' ', ." " s that ho hat; h's hand on hs pistol io kill h'm ' 1 ' '" - ' and escape that had it bet n t-ny i-i.e else, !;e , coin :'' i ---t: ii n would Have cone so. , t h Col. Ortc-n d-iiverfi! hi swoid and pitoh- , to Col. Wivtli-s, and told hit" N- nr.". wear them. JI also presented i.tn his her-, I which he yp.lued at ?1 O'.Ki, and tuk-U hiw treat, it kindly for his tskn. t.'" ' We arc all sad over this event. Th.':-e s ! Ih;1 gloom upon every face. Although ,-.. r.re;-.;. fully satii'aed 'that the mission of tltes-r rv.' : ,. ' , was to 1 1 an our e-mtruction a.nc :iat eV' t they recoirnizod their punishment just, r.e eordi"ff to the accepted rules of war among all nations rti'.l to see sueb mer- saiil r -.I'-li n penalty, uar L.iea our garrisTi u.n adin W. H., ! Surgoon RVi: Indiana Oh pi"lU; ill rtf'ii iutvo ;;ot t::-, i.'C'.' ."tf. t ".OOl, I Ml'-- .. i ! t I f i! !y it! r t'r ?.. . cniii:--;; :..'! t:: :'?.(: Un' ? iihi.u ! i.i ioo e.i: 1 '.oj r. i : . .1 b not ix O :i V.'in-tn,;.- :-'i i ":- ! i-'M.th' 1.fi t.l.o . . , hr:!.. (' .'p.- jr -...!. or tr !-.t t.J C'IS'im l,V( y j i 1 1.( i r i i-.1- T' 4. . It'. it -At: 0:i ' i . r )',' Kill ,'l ' 'i nuiiTtirv tlo cuttrt- ;lf)p'fi tf p :i . . . .n i-., -and ,; tj ivvti- t-tur. t r-ir: titi trt-tdo He tfT Tho L"n.iot 'iirny.-, of .lit. y l Itolda tho following 1 1: nj.n ?, US u--' gard to tho lata battles ' rcc'-? i. "-s bur : ! On tho wholo, then, thottglt the ultt j mate result depends of Ci;rs, entiro'y ! on tho ishuo of tho battle ' ti iVKjoaty, Gen, Hoolcct'ti ohjodH seen I) liave beon ffustrat: 1. it is truo thtu Go.i. Si'dfivnCit'is t-ufj s ban e itcccvcled in ! . . . . !...,.!.. 1 I ..... I . , juitiiiiif )(jsHtM.sn'ri oi it.o noititi ao'ive ! ttopi m E'Jt p.ies a,irj rc: n lo; c inor.tp Fi edvrioitribiM v but this njceess wiM I by rrt.nrr-ri-trt. The --rotractcii r; j '.t have been .! i. atai! if Jlooker' ;sf,f VielbariT ail'.'. raw :hc h tjo. it cl'eckmateu with CiO it iiMiuhaonoei -. . .'fit':. I ! n I I! '. n :r 'U en ,f l".V iiM; i s -1 ;::-:'. .. r.i crt jfi-l-o'i, . ses t:oy i. ir. ll r: .-zzt tf.r'D-t t)', it, :hl:y:i s iv.-'Kl, ar;tioot-ti-io.- Caithaifo u Licll.i. ii' t!:c If: t r0;'.',it in true, ho is wt-l! jhc.(:(l, joi i;c, c its (if Grant do behind him, and if Lee wan Htron en ough t iort'o i.im back on Aloitday he nut Lavo l'n cut to nieoo-i. i v. an ti nriiits a'y.iy fronj .Sed'.rick's & $, and I,ee separated the Iwn divis ('iits. Tho only Coi.ri'jo of Id stiCCitHU soemca I..- bo that Sedwi.'S should bo abio t opoi-ate on Leo's i-iglit'lla.:k uT.'. rear i ef -,. e llouker wn'n crushed. We can anticipate no more h i .oful tidings iioni tlio G 'Vei'Hit.ent .t Vashin rto'i, I. avin kept bacit the nisalt of Alo.) day's batt'o. Ii it nhould havo beet; unfavorable,- wo do not wor der at tl t ir hofiiatin to pioclnini o gteut i cal ; mity. If Gerioral ilookr in deicuted the chance of 6Uccoe8, at least ia Vir. iniu, in 'Ono 3;g Onr loss at Port UuelBon is pa u mated by an officer who participated in tho fight, at (JuO. Jho Yankee, loss io cfScerB alone amounted to nearly not uarnritoo tn-j ce.-:inty, to tit c;on or or later Gen?. Smith. Pace ard Taylor '.vill take putt in the gi-car drttma, basing enacted a o?ji;d thjfaar.our City of the Hills. Bank 'has Icf-. Smith and Taylor naiue.Y.cf t,hj aiiivx tion in Lo li.iiat.r., and vo oco not Jr. 1 1 n v sh i:: I i lot. '!ir; titc'r m'-':: ti e ;-;r:'tt'i tVa".:-' .d oventr. If u'::' reymi ts we already h'tye prove ! bU-;-;, '.ye y.-t expect t- t-e. Smith lurnta ;tiio:;.i-r !li,ifhc" on -tho scotij of nttio... SJotdc J: ,?(()'. YANK.EI& T .v : o ' y fthfid. bellied lop nid d, flop oared Ab'litioni3t3. I'f.tttr. ed in 'J'eoucbHee. got hers yesterday evening, nay's tho Lytichbtst Hepnb lican, by the Woistern train. We ash ed one where fe hailed froro "YaiV, j aw," in tho sweetest of aweefc jDtacI; accents, was all we could get-out cf hini. Vio accouted another with a 'ika nni'ort.unate result; and then ucusR0d" ami quit rr-aking enquiries Kot. anian of thm oo uM ppa'-e .i vord "f Boe!'"'