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The Daily Dispatch: January 2, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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of Kentucky who have volunteered to aid and assist the Government of the United States in expelling the invaders from our soil." This resolution was adopted — yeas 69, nays 11--Messrs. Ash, Burns, Bush, Chambers, Edmunds, Gardner, Garrett, Hampton, Johnson, Lindsey, and Murphy voting in the negative. These gentlemen have steadily voted upon every proposition as if they were the representatives of the Southern Confederacy. This evidence of sympathy for treason created astonishment and in Benj. Dulaney32Nov, 16Dec, 6 Louis Sheets31Nov, 16Dec, 16 Thomas White20Nov, 16Dec, 16 Geo Lalle20Nov, 16Dec, 16 James Ratchford42Nov, 16Dec, 12 J. B. Creason32Nov, 16Dec, 12 W. J. Cummins32Nov, 18Nov, 30 Wm. Edwards37Nov, 20Nov, 30 Charles Hampton29Nov, 20Nov, 30 John Dyer29Nov, 20Nov, 30 L. Fowler22Nov, 20Nov, 30 Robert Brown40Nov, 20Nov, 30 Ar Clesell40Nov, 27Dec, 2 Joakin Layman40Nov, 27Dec, 6 J, Kelly30Nov, 27Dec, 6 James patton33Nov, 27Dec, 6 C. Schoonberger40Nov, 25Dec,
The Daily Dispatch: January 2, 1862., [Electronic resource], Extract of a letter from a Southern lady. (search)
[for the Richmond Dispatch]"Uncle Ben." Who has not heard of "Uncle Ben," or "Old Ben," as he is familiarly and variously called by his friends, and even by those who are personally strangers to him? The affirmation may be safely ventured that there isn't a man in the army of the Peninsula, or a woman from Williamsburg to Hampton, to whom his name does not suggest the idea of personal prowess and of gallant, even of reckless daring, whilst to the plundering, thieving Yankee it is as terrible as that of Blue Beard to nursery children. Benjamin Phillips, st., is one of a numerous family of Elizabeth City county, which has furnished some of the bravest defenders of Virginia's soil from the invasion and pollution of a foul and pestilent foe. Even at the hazard of disrobing him of some, perhaps, of the attractions with which a romantic spirit would invest him, on the score of youth, grace, and agility, we must be pardoned for saying that "Uncle Ben" is no ex pet knight or gay c