hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
The Daily Dispatch: may 2, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 25, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 3 results in 2 document sections:

The meeting at Chester, on Saturday last, was well attended by the people of the county. Owing to the short notice, and the accumulation of business on Saturdays among people in cities, there were but few from either Richmond or Petersburg. The meeting, therefore, was purely a county meeting. The meeting was called to order, and the Rev. Chas. W. Friend was appointed Chairman, and James L. Snead, Secretary. At 12 M., precisely, the flag was raised by Mr. Travers Daniel, of Petersburg, who, having some experience as an "old salt," fixed it "sailor fashion"--that is, all in a lump, and hauled it to the top of the pole. The cord securing it was then pulled by Mrs. Poindexter, and the breeze spread it out amid the rapturous cheering of the men and applause of the ladies. The flag had been prepared by Mr. B. F. Luiday, the proprietor of the hotel, and while it is in all respects after the model of the flag of the Southern Confederacy, yet, the hope that Virginia will soon b
Movements of the military. --We learned last evening from Travers Daniel, Esq.; the gentlemanly and obliging agent of the Petersburg Road, that 189 Southern soldiers would leave Wilmington, N. C., yesterday evening, at 4 o'clock, for Richmond — the Confederate Light Guard, Capt. E. J. Walker, 88 men, from Augusta, Ga; Capt. Perryman's company, from Haverhill District, S. C., 101 men will arrive in Petersburg to day at 9 A. M., and get into Richmond about 11 ¼ o'clock. Perhaps a thousand or fifteen hundred Confederate States troops may be looked for here between now and Sunday