Union and West End Cemetery

The Union and West End Cemetery is located in center city Allentown. The main entrance is on 10th Street at 10th and Chew Streets. The cemetery is mantained by a dedicated group of volunteers. Ten board members (also volunteers) serve the cemetery association and manage the finances, make application for grants, solicit donations and participate in the maintenance of the cemetery.

Wednesday, January 31, 2007


The Daily Dispatch: July 1, 1863.

Richmond Dispatch

--$200 Reward.-- Runaway from the subscriber, on the morning of the 26th of June, 1863 my Negro Boy Ren. He is about 20 years of age, of a dark gingerbread complexion, about 5 feet 3 inches in height. He had on when he left a light-colored jacket, a pair of blue Yankee pants, and a black hat; and he is evidently trying to make his way to the Yankees. I will pay the above reward if delivered to me, or one hundred and fifty dollars if recurred in any jail so that I may recover him. Post Office, Richmond.

Sarah T Sytdnok,

Ex'x of W B sydnor, dec'd, Hanover co. Va,
One mile below Mechanicsville. Jv 1-- 4t*

Ran Away
--From the subscriber, on the night of the 29th of June, my negro boy Walker, about five feet high, brown complexion, full head of hair, rather stout built; had on boots, dark pants. white woolen coat, and hat bound with blue, and blue-striped cotton shirt, said boy was bought in this city on the 24th of June. He was brought from Clarke county, in the Valley of Virginia and was formerly owned by Dr. Smith, of the above named Canty. I will give fifty dollars for his deliverance to me, or if placed in any place where I can get him.

John M Eidola,

Westham Plankroad, half mile from Richmond. Jy 1--6t*

--$300 Reward--Ran away, on the 23rd inst, my man William. He is about 28 years old, 5 feet 8 or 10 inches high, rather slender frame, ginger bred color, and is generally known about the city as Wm Tinsley.

Edmond and George left my house about 6 o'clock yesterday morning. Edmonds about 15 years old, quite black, about 5 feet 3 or 4 inches high, well made and likely. George is about 13 years old, ginger-bred color, thick lips, and well grown.

I will pay three hundred dollars for the delivery of the three boys, or one hundred dollars for the delivery of either.

S C Greenhow.
je 30 -- 5t

Ran Away
--$100 Reward. --ran Away from the subscribers on inst night, a negro boy named Martin, purchased of Dr. M A Anderson, of Louisa county. He is about 5 feet 5 or 6 inches in height, stout built, bushy head, and good teeth about 20 years old. He was dressed in a suit of gray homespun clothes, and had on a home-made straw hat. No flesh mars recollected. It is likely he is making his way towards Louisiana. We will give the above reward if delivered to Lee & James, of Richmond, or if confined in jail so that we get him again.

McMurry & Winstead.
je 30--4t8

Run Away
--From the subscriber, in Fluvanna co, Va, on the 29th of May last, my man Moses. He is near 6 feet high, black, rather slender, but large bone; one eye out, the right I believe; knock kneed and turned somewhat to one side; near on arm between elbow and shoulder, cut by a knife, coarse voice; had on Jeans, sack coat and mixed uniform pants. He may endeavor to pass as free and gone off with soldiers. I Will give $100 if taken out of the state, or $50 in the State; or $15 if taken in Fluvanna, or any adjoining county to. In either case to be delivered to me, or placed in jail so that I get him.

Geo W Pettit, Dixie P O,
Fluvanna, Va.je 11--13t*

Negro for sale and hire.
For hire
By the month, a Servant Woman, who is an average Cook, Washer and Ironer. She has a little daughter, large enough to set the table sweep up the house, &c., who will go with her. She is for hire because the family with whom she is living intends visiting the country for a few months. Apply to me at this office, up stairs, new building.

M B Godwin.
je 30--2t*

For hire
--A lot of likely young Men and Boys. Also, several young Women, all just from the country. Some good farm hands; those in want will do well to call early.

P M Tabb & Son,
Recharge Bio;domg. je 30--2t*

Richmond Dispatch, July 1, 1863

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