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III. June, 1861 Troops pour into Richmond. beginning of hostilities. Gen. Lee made a full general. Major Gen. Polk. a battle expected at Manassas. June 1 In the absence of the Secretary, I arranged the furniture as well as I could, and took possession of the five offices I had selected. But no business, of course, could be done before his arrival. Yet an immense mass of business was accumulatingletters by the hundreds were demanding attention. And I soon found, as th
Several young men from that vicinity have shouldered their pens and are applying for clerkships in the departments.
But most of the men of proper age in the literary institutions are volunteering in defense of their native land.
Gen. Lee has been or is to be created a full general in the Confederate army, and will be assigned to duty here.
He is third on the list, Sydney Johnston being second.
From all I can see and infer, we shall make no attempt this year to invade the enemy
Ix. December, 1861 Gen. Lee ordered South. Gen. Stuart ambuscaded at Drainsville. W. H. B. Custis returns to the Eastern Shore. Winder's detectives. Kentucky secedes. Judge Perkins's resolution. Dibble goes North. waiting for great Britain to do something. Mr. Ely, the Yankee M. C. December 1 The people h
ctives, who, if they were patriotic themselves (as they are all able-bodied men), would be in the army, fighting for the redemption of Maryland.
Gen. Lee has now been ordered South for the defense of Charleston and Savannah, and those cities are safe!
Give a great man a field worthy of his powers, and he can demonstrate the extent of his abilities; but dwarf him in an insignificant position, and the veriest fool will look upon him with contempt.
Gen. Lee in the streets here bore the aspect of a discontented man, for he saw that everything was going wrong; but now his eye flashes with zeal and hope.
Give him time and opportunity, and he