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The Daily Dispatch: August 14, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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Administering the oath. Wherever the Federal power has a foothold in Northern Virginia, they are attempting to carry out the odious order of Pope requiring the citizens to take the oath to sustain the Government. In Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson, and Clarke, and perhaps other counties on the border, proclamations were issued, fixing a day in the early part of last week for the assembling of the people at their respective county seats for that purpose. Of the result in Frederick and Berk and Berkeley we have not heard, but learn that in Clarke and Jefferson not one man was found so bankrupt in character as to respond to the summons of Lincoln's unprincipled agents. In Jefferson they were required to appear at the Methodist Church in Charlestown, and early in the morning the Commandant of the Post and two Lieutenants repaired to the Church, where they remained until night, when the books were closed without the name of a single disloyal Virginian being registered upon them.
killed, 55 horses and a great portion of their arms were taken. Most of those who escaped were without arms or clothes. Seven Unionists were wounded; two seriously. Miscellaneous. Hon. Sir Allan Napler McNabb died at his residence in Toronto, Canada, of gastric fever, on the 8th inst. Several arrests have already been made in New York under the order of the Secretary of War prohibiting citizens from leaving the country. A large fire occurred in Philadelphia on the 8th inst., destroying property to the value of $10,000. The National Republican, published at Washington, boldly declares — we quote its words — that "the farce of restoring the old Union is played out." Isham Randolph Jefferson, a nephew and adopted son of Thomas Jefferson, died on the 6th of July, at his residence in Todd county, Kentucky, in the 71st year of his age. The personal resemblance which he bore to the great author of the Declaration of Independence is said to have been striking