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$20 reward --Ran away from my farm, near Trevillian's Depot, Louisa county, Va. on Sunday, 19th May, my man Sam. He is about 6 feet high, yellow complexion, thin visage, bushy hair, very little beard. I will pay the above reward for his delivery to me, of in some jail so that I can get him. Wm. A. Netherland. Trevilian's Depot, June 17, 1861. je --6t*
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.military enthusiasm in the mountains — a Brace young soldier. Christiansburg, June 17, 1861. This county (Montgomery) has, as you have been informed already, sent five companies, averaging about 80 men, rank and file, and the sixth is waiting for their uniforms, now in the industrious hands of our patriotic ladies, who have for the last three months, all over the county, been rigging out our mountain boys in the inviscible grey. Capt., James C. Taylor has also raised nearly a full company, making the seventh. But the county has not sufficient slave labor to do the farm work at this busy season, and therefore Capt. T. does not intend to offer his company to the Governor until after harvest. One of the thirty North Carolina soldiers who volunteered to cross an open field exposed to the enemy's fire, to reinforce a part of our ranks too weak to stand the Federal force directed against it, in the Bethel Church fight, was a lad formerly
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in Charleston. Charleston, S. C., June 17, 1861. Supposing a few lines from this city will not be amiss, and hoping they be of a little interest to the numerous readers of your vainable paper, I take the liberty, in accordance with your general request, to write to you. Thursday, the 13th, was observed with more than usual solemnities. Our German military companies turned out in full uniforms and with full ranks, and marched to the Institute (Secession) Hall, where an oration was delived by the Rev. L. Muller, Pastor of the German Lutheran Church, of this city — Subject: The duty of German citizens to their adopted country. A casual observer here would not for a moment think war was existing between North and South, everything is so quiet. We have splendid weather, and the city is enjoying uncommon good health. A schooner arrived here on Saturday afternoon, which was ordered off by the blockading fleet, and
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.the University Volunteers. University of Virginia, June 17th, 1861. A meeting of those students who propose raising a company at this place was held this evening, Mr. J. Parran Crane being called to the chair. Upon motion, it was resolved that the number present organize themselves into a company and abide by the decision of this meeting. It was then decided that we call the company "The University Volunteers."--Upon motion, the company then proceeded to the election of officers, whereupon the following were duly elected; Captain, J. Parran Crane, Maryland; 1st Lieut., Jas. Dinwiddie, Alb. co., Va.; 2nd Lieut., J. G. Wheatley, Culpeper co., Va.; 3rd Lieut, William W. Old, Pr. Anne co., Va.; Orderly Sgt., J. W. Harris, Alb. co., Va. Upon motion, it was resolved that these proceedings be published in three of the leading Virginia papers, and that old students of the University, who have not joined other companies, be invited t