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The Daily Dispatch: April 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], Nominations. (search)
Nominations. --Benjamin R. Pennybacker has been nominated for re-election to the Virginia Senate from the Parkersburg district. Hon, A. G. Jenkins has been nominated for re-election to Congress from the same district.
The Daily Dispatch: December 2, 1861., [Electronic resource], Affairs at the
The Daily Dispatch: August 19, 1862., [Electronic resource],
House of Representatives. (search)
House of Representatives. Monday, August 18, 1862. At 12 o'clock the House convened, and was called to order by Mr. Speaker Bocock. Prayer was offered by the Rev. Bishop Early. Mr. Hodge, of Ky., and Mr. Collier, of Va., appeared, took the required oath, and took their seats. [Mr. Barksdale, of Miss, absent on account of sickness.] The Speaker laid before the House a communication from the Governor of Virginia, and a letter from Hon. A. G. Jenkins, of Va., conveying the resignation of that gentleman. Mr. Russell moved that these papers be referred to the Committee on Elections — and they were so referred. The House then proceeded to business under the rule requiring the call of the States alphabetically for bills and resolutions. Mr. Gartrell, of Ga., offered a bill making Treasury notes a legal tender in payment of debts, and moved that it be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, with instructions to report at an early day. The
The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1862., [Electronic resource],
Northwestern Virginia. Advices received in this city yesterday give strong hope that the Pierpoint dynasty in Northwestern Virginia will very soon terminate its existence. Our forces are making inroads in that section which it is confidently believed will speedily end in ridding that portion of the State of the disloyalty with which it has heretofore been cursed. A few days since Buckhannon, in Upshur county, was occupied by our forces under Gen. A. G. Jenkins, late member of Congress from the Kanawha district, and it is thought that ere this he has possession of Grafton, the junction of the Baltimore and Ohio and Northwestern Virginia railroads. As Gen. J. advanced the loyal people of the country were flocking to his standard by hundreds, and it was expected that in a brief period of time he would have a force sufficient to wipe out the remains of Federalism in the West.
The Daily Dispatch: April 1, 1864., [Electronic resource], Horrible murder of a child by the