Let it not be said that it was left for Virginia to furnish her quota by resorting to a draft. F. H. Pierpoint, Governor. By the Governor: L. A. Hagans Secretary of the Commonwealth.
Yankee account of the Arkansas. Cairo, July 21
--The dispatch boat, which arrived at Memphis on Saturday, brings the following:
The reported escape of the rebel plated battery Arkansas is correct.
The affair took place on the morning of the 15th.
That morning, in consequence ofoming down would soon fill it up sufficiently to stop the current.
The labor of widening the canal would almost be equal to that of digging a new one.
The Richmond battles in England — a test case of non-interference[from the N. Y. Times, July 21.]
No European echoes of American affairs that for a long time have come to us from across the Atlantic, have possessed half the interest that attaches to their views of the late series of great battle in front of Richmond.
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