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The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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ed State of Alabama, and whose greatness of soul is more than commensurate with their wealth and intellectual capacity. The concert, at the request of the citizens, will be repeated next week. Yesterday afternoon a beautiful flag was presented by some ladies to a company of light infantry, raised in this city and commanded by Capt. John R. Ludlow. The flag was presented in behalf of the fair doners, by his Honor Mayor Lamb, whose impromptu address was very eloquent and appropriate. J. E. Ford, Esq., received the beautiful banner, unfuried its bright and gay colors to the breeze, and responded in a brief address, adadmirably suited to the occasion. I learn that there are large and daily accessions to the Federal forces at Fort Monroe, that there is still a considerable fleet of war vessels in the Roads, and about five lying off Newport News. Possibly Wool and Picayune are really preparing for a fight, and may shortly have the temerity to attempt an attack on our powerful f
rtment. The Captain and some of the other officers are now in Virginia. The company was named the Poolesville Light Dragoons. Two men, supposed to be active Secessionists, were captured at the same time by scouts from the 29th Pennsylvania regiment. Colonel Murphy. Two complete sets of cavalry equipments and the same number of magnificent horses were taken by the same party. Poolesville, Sept. 2.--Intelligence from the Virginia shore is to the effect that from opposite the White House Ford, near the mouth of the Seneca river down to Arlington Heights, the Confederates have heavy pickets, and are daily expecting reinforcements to enable them to extend them to Conrad's Ferry. There are at least six hundred to seven hundred now along the line. On Friday, one thousand Mississipians, as a guard, reached the vicinity of Fairfax Court-House, with sixty pieces of artillery. The force opposite Washington is estimated by the Confederates at one hundred and twenty-five thousand, wi