From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/23/1864, p.1, c. 6

Confederate States District Court. – A short session of Judge Halyburton’s Court was held yesterday.

Thomas G. Peachy was admitted to the bar as an attorney at law after subscribing to the usual oaths in such cases.

A habeas corpus case of Lester Boyd, claiming exemption from the Confederate military service, was continued till this morning.

The court then adjourned until eleven o’clock today.

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