Lt. John BELL advertised in the Virginia Gazette and offered a $20 reward for return of Peter BARHAM, who deserted at Fredericksburg from the 6th Regiment on its march northward. BARHAM was described as “about 34 years old, stout made, about 5 feet 10 inches high, red complexion, with red whiskers, his upper foreteeth broke off to his gums, and when laughing shews them much; he is very artful, and will when taken up make his escape if not properly secured.?