hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
The Daily Dispatch: April 26, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 4 results in 2 document sections:

thusiasm pervades the Northern Neck of Virginia, as will be seen by the following extract of a letter from Lancaster county. At a company meeting of the Lancaster Grays, Wm. Henderson, Captain, a flag of the Southern Confederacy, 25 feet long and 12½ feet wide, was raised 225 feet high. Several patriotic, Southern speeches were delivered, and vociferous shouts of congratulation uttered. After drill, &c., the Grays assembled in business meeting, Capt. Henderson in the chair, and W. Henry Lee, Secretary; and on motion of Elias Edmonds, the following preamble and resolutions passed unanimously: Having heard, with unfeigned delight, of the victory obtained by the forces of the Confederate States at Charleston over the troops of the Federal Government, and believing it to be the purpose of the Federal Government to reduce the Southern States to subjection Therefore. Resolved, That we tender our heartfelt sympathy to the Confederate States, and unanimously pledge our liv
From Suffolk.[special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Suffolk, Va., April 24, 1861. Everything is moving here. Volunteer companies spring into existence as if by magic.--The "Marion Rangers," Capt. R. O. White-head, (graduate of V. M. I.;) the "Suffolk Cavalry," Capt. Lee; "Chuckatuck Guards, " Capt. Phillips, (V. M. I;) "Nansemond Artillery," Capt. Ames, and a Light Infantry company, Capt. J. K. Kilby, M. D., in the Lower Parish, have all suddenly sprung into being, and are intensely eager for the fray. --Besides these, the ranks of the "Suffolk Continental, " and those of the "Home Guard," have been largely increased. Fortifications are being thrown up at Town Point, Bleak House Point, and Barrett's Neck, for the defence of the mouth of the Nansemond river and Chuckatuck creek, and a plenty of the best guns can be had from the Navy-Yard to make them more than efficient. We are glad to hear that the Convention has vacated all the old military commissions.--We wa