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om Harper's Ferry.soldiers coming — drilling — arrival of horses and wagons — the Mails — relics — death of Col. Ball, Master Armorer--surveillance — rumors[special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Harper's Ferry, June 9, 1861. Soldiers continue to arrive by every train. So great is the everlasting rush to arms of the Southern people, that one in voluntarily asks, where do they all come from ? One thousand and ten Tennesseeans arrived here yesterday, also a number of Cadets. Capt. John Gatewood's company of riflemen, 97; also arrived; a company of 92 riflemen from Page county and a number of recruits, to fill up other companies already here. A regiment of Georgia troops, 800 strong, have reached Winchester, who were ordered to this post, but receiving orders, per telegraph, to stop at Winchester, to a wait further orders, have gone into camp at that place. The troops as they arrive, after being quartered, are immediately put to drilling, and regulars will only com
er, June 11, 1861. Last Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday mornings presented one among the most martial appearances which has been witnessed in Winchester since the commencement of the campaign. The Tennessee and two Georgia regiments elicited much commendation; although wearied by travel, their bright eyes and cheerful hearts indicated a firmness worthy to none but the chivalrous of the Fourth. I noticed in the cars a company of noble Shenandoans, (minute men,) commanded by Capt. John Gatewood, editor of the "Woodstock Tenth Legion, " and member elect to the Legislature. Our citizens, numbering at least one thousand, two-thirds of whom Virginia's fair daughters, were present at the Fair Grounds on Saturday evening, witnessing the grand military display of the 1st Regiment of Georgians, from Atlanta city, under the command of Col. Bartow, a gallant specimen of a Southern military gentleman. They are a noble looking set of men, and no doubt will be valorous in action. They
ad to the members of the House of Delegates. The Clerk read a communication from the Governor announcing the resignations of Jas. Boggs, of Pendleton, and John Gatewood, of Shenandoah, as members of the House of Delegates. On motion of Mr. Grattan, the communication was laid on the table. Mr. Tomlin. moved to reconsider the last vote. It appeared from the letter of Mr. Gatewood, just read his the Clerk, that he had been prevented from attending to his duties as a member of the House by the refusal of Gen. T. J. Jackson to permit him to leave his company, now in service. The Convention had granted the right to those members of the General As with the gentleman from King William. This was a flagrant breach of the privileges of the House. He moved that the House refuse to accept the resignation of Mr. Gatewood. Mr. Robertson also agreed with the gentleman preceding him, but he thought the subject was one of great importance, and deserved more than hasty action.
n the Legislature of Georgia, was adopted by the House. The Clerk read the report of the Committee on Privileges and Elections in reference to the case of John Gatewood. The resolutions of the Committee advise that the resignation of Mr. Gatewood be not accepted, and that the President of the Confederate States be requested toMr. Gatewood be not accepted, and that the President of the Confederate States be requested to order Gen. T. J. Jackson to permit Mr. Gatewood to attend to his duties as a member of the House of Delegates. On motion, the report was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Anderson, of Rockbridge, the House took up the report of the joint committee appointed to confer with the Confederate authoritMr. Gatewood to attend to his duties as a member of the House of Delegates. On motion, the report was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Anderson, of Rockbridge, the House took up the report of the joint committee appointed to confer with the Confederate authorities in reference to extortion in salt, and referred that report to the special committee on extortions. A bill entitled "an act to suspend an ordinance for the re-organization of the militia," (until February 10th,) was passed. A bill entitled "an act to appropriate money to finish the road from Tazewell Court- House to
C Rutherfoord, Willoughby Newton, Charles Grattan, John R Edmunds, Wm M Tate, Jno T Anderson, Thos H Flood, Mason Mathews, Charles Blue, Samuel McB Reid, Matthew Harrison, D H Gordon Jno L Woolfolk, A L Carter, W Biskervill, Jr, R R Nelson Jno O Stener Warnes Anderson, A B Evans, Richard Liby, C W Murdaugh, Robert J Davis, A. W. McDonald, Jr. Thos C Green, A. S. Buford, R. B. Dice, Thos H. Gillespie, Geo. W Sherrard, Wm Johnson. John Gatewood, P Piman, Francis G Taylor, E J Spady, W G Cazenove, James Franklin, John Gilmer, Seymour Lynn, Adam, mall, Lasac Vermillion, David B. Clark James Walker. Chas Williams, John H. Daniel, Samuel Carpenter, I E McDonald, Richard Payne, H N Colemen, Jr, S W Thomas, Duncan McLaughlin, Hugh W Sheffey, H B Tomlin. R. D. Mentagus, Wyndham Robertson, Thos H Wynne, Geo T Wright, Green Lames, Jno C. Woodson, J Dudley Davis, James Davis G
Speaker; F T Anderson, S P Baily, R H Baker, jr, Wood Bouldin, A S Buford, Ed O Berks, Jas W Curtis, Robt J D Davis, E B Dice, A B Evans, J G Fulton, M Harrison, H L Hopkins, W Hust, Alex Jordan, B H Magruder, Mason Matthews, P W McKinney, Philip Pitman, Joseph H Prince, Nat Siddick, Geo E. Rives, W Robertson, Peter Saunders jr, John Staples, F G Taylor, V Vaiden, Jas Walker, Chas Williams, Jas L Wilson--31. For Chas W. Russell--Wm A Bredford, A Brooks, John R Edmunds, W A Fleming, John Gatewood, Thos C Green, Wm Johnson, M R Kaufman Albert Laidley, A W McDonald, Duncan McLaughlin, C W Murdaugh, B P Noland, John Orgain jr, Israel Robinson, John C. Rutherford, G W Sherrard, H B Tomlin, T T Treadway, Geo W Ward Geo H West, H C Worsham--22. For John J. Allen--Wm. Ambers, John T Anderson, Colin Bess, A L Carter, W G Cazenove, H N Coleman, Robert Croskett, Robert Danney, Thos H Flood, J M Forbes, W C Fry, G T Garrison, John Gilmer, Andrew Hunter, Green James, W T Jones, W T Lund