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The Daily Dispatch: June 21, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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the extreme. We do not refer to these facts with the expectation that they will exert any influence upon the minds of the sanguinary tyrants at Washington; but there are other modes of addressing their understandings, which will most probably be adopted. We have at the head of the Confederate Government one of the most humane and highminded of statesmen and soldiers; but, at the same time, a second Jackson in iron will and prompt and stern decision. Well aware of the character of President Davis, we look with solicitude to the action of the Lincoln Cabinet, because it will simply decide whether this war is to be conducted on the ordinary principles of civilized warfare or not. It rests with him alone to settle that question. If these privateers are hung, a leaf will be opened in the volume of events more sombre and sanguinary than America has ever seen. An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a life for a life, will be the recognized rule. An exact account of our indebtednes
Chaplain appointed. --We learn with great pleasure that his Excellency the Governor, has commissioned Right Reverend John Teeling, D. D., officiating priest of St. Peter's Cathedral, in Richmond, Chaplain of the active volunteer force of the State. Father Teeling was requested to report for duty, and hold himself in readiness. His rank as Chaplain is that of a Captain of Cavalry. A few days since, he was assigned to duty at Manassas Junction, and left yesterday morning for the field of his future labor, accompanied by the heartfelt prayers of his large congregation, many of whom accompanied their spiritual father to the cars, to wish him God speed in his errand of mercy and love. We learn that Dr. Teeling also received prior to his departure a commission as Chaplain in the Confederate Army from President Davis, with the rank of Major.
peaches have appeared in that market. A New Jersey volunteer shot himself through the heart, in Prince George's county, Md., on Monday last. The Confederate flag was raised over the Capitol of Tennessee on the 17th inst. Great enthusiasm prevailed. Prince Alfred had a hearty greeting in Quebec last week. He left for Montreal on the 17th. Crops, trees, windows, and other Yankee valuables, were destroyed by a hail-storm in Plymouth county, Mass., last Sunday. Pain-Killer Perry Davis came near being killed in Rhode Island recently, by a fall from his carriage. A Pennsylvania soldier, in Baltimore, was driven to insanity through fear for his personal safety in the event of a battle. There are now eleven hundred men employed in the Philadelphia Navy-Yard. The Fire Department of Charleston have procured a steam fire engine. The mariners of Charleston are forming a company for coast defence. An arrival from Havana reports sugar unchanged, an