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The Daily Dispatch: may 9, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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respects — that no man could object to it. He said that when fighting was to be done, he was to be counted in for the fight. He appealed to the people to vote for the Ordinance of Secession, and said, "If the voters of Washington county did not give it their support, he would be greatly disappointed in them — would blush, and hang his head in shame, and resign his seat in the Convention. " There was a general declaration, "We'll do it!" "We'll do it!" "We'll do it!" He spoke in high terms of the officers of the Army and Navy, especially of Gen. Lee and Gen. Joseph Johnston. Capt. James T. Preston and B. R. Johnston, Esq., were called upon by the audience for speeches. Each gentleman responded in an appropriate manner. It is useless to say more than they told the people of the designs of the Lincoln rabal, to overrun Virginia, and divide it amongst themselves! When that time comes we will be with them in "six troubles, and in the seventh not forsake them." Washington
e encamped at the Fair Grounds, and there are several more quartered in other parts of the city. They are all fine looking, and in their eagerness to acquire military knowledge frequently have voluntary drills, not being satisfied with the three regularly appointed ones for each day. Ten companies have been selected by the Governor to constitute the "First Regiment of N. C. Volunteers," and an election of field officers took place last Friday, resulting in the election of D. H. Hill, C. O. Lee, and J. H. Lane, respectively to the offices of Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, and Major. The Cadets of the North Carolina Military Institute, of Charlotte, reached this place last Saturday, and their soldier-like appearance and gentlemanly bearing elicited much admiration. They have been engaged ever since their arrival as drill masters, and are rendering very efficient service. Yesterday the whole encampment passed in review before the Governor, and presented a very imposing si