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epaired and put in order for service, and purchase ammunition or procure the making thereof; and appropriates $100,000 for that object, to be expended with the concurrence of a military board. Indestedness of corporations. The following joint resolution, offered by Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, under the rule lies over one day: Resolved, by the General Assembly, That the Auditor of Public Accounts shall, before paying the amount authorized and directed to be paid by an not passed February 21st entitled an act to provide for the assumption and payment of the Confederate States war tax, ascertain the amounts that would be payable by the several corporations of the State, under the act of Congress "to authorize the issue of Treasury notes," and to provide a war tax for their redemption, and the amounts which may have been assessed and payable by the said corporations under the laws of the State; and that he also as certain the amount of taxes assessed and payable under said act o
Safety of Company "a," 56th Va. Reg't. A dispatch was received from Capt. Thos. T. Boswell on yesterday, by a gentleman of this city, dated Chattanooga, Feb. 21st. which states that his whole company are safe. This will be agreeable news to our friends in Mecklenburg.
Winton, N. C., burned to ashes. the Confederates Retire to Murfreesboro'.&c., &c., &c. [special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Suffolk, Va., Feb. 21. --Captain Nichols, of the Petersburg Artillery, arrived here this afternoon from Winton, where he had been stationed with his battery. On yesterday, he was shelled out by the Yankees. The enemy were supposed to be 4,000 strong. They had seven steamers, all of which have passed up the river. Captain Nichols had a horse shot from under him.--Two of his men were wounded. The town of Winton is in ashes. Our troops retired to Murfreesboro'.
Latest from the North. South Carolina territory to be divided between Georgia and North Carolina. Reported capture of Gen. Price.&c., &c., &c. Norfolk, Feb. 21. --A flag of truce arrived to-day from Fortress Monroe, which brought Northern papers to the 20th inst. The New York Herald, of yesterday, says that the rebel agents in Paris declare that the seceded States will approve of the construction of a monarchy in the South if it can be attempted with any prospect of success. In the Federal Senate a petition was presented from citizens of New York, asking that the name of South Carolina shall be expunged from the list of States, and its territory divided between Georgia and North Carolina. In the House resolutions were offered by Mr. Hickman, of Pa., directing the Judiciary Committee to inquire into the allegations against Mr. Vallandigham for alleged disloyalty. Mr. V. vehemently denied the accusation. The resolutions were withdrawn. The cul
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The Fort Donelson battle.a Confederate account. Augusta, Feb. 21. --Lieut. Duquerceron, of the 14th Mississippi regiment, and who was in the battle at Fort Donelson, arrived here last night. He gives substantially the following account of the battle: On Sunday last the enemy were reported within sight of the fort. Our forces were from 13,000 to 15,000, and embraced one or two regiments of cavalry and four field batteries. On the previous Wednesday morning the sharpshooters of the enemy opened fire, in connection with artillery, on our left. The firing continued throughout the day. On Thursday and Friday the battle continued, but it was little more than an artillery duel, with occasional engagements between skirmishers. There was but little loss on our side. During Friday the enemy's gunboats opened a tremendous fire on Fort Donelson, which was continued throughout the day without interruption. On Saturday morning the Confederate army was ordered
The enemy again up the Chowan river — a skirmish — C. H. Foster killed. Norfolk, Feb. 21. --The Federal forces again ascended the Chowan river on yesterday, to Winton, with several gunboats and a large number of troops. The Confederates opened a heavy fire upon them, killing and wounding a number of them. Some of the Yankees landed and burnt the town. The Southerners retired. Our loss is said to be two men and two horses killed. The humbug Congressman, C. H. Foster, was among the Yankees kille