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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 95 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 54 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 49 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 44 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 40 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 38 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 35 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 34 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 22 2 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: April 23, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for John Letcher or search for John Letcher in all documents.

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Reported collision in Maryland! New York Seventh Regiment Cut to Pieces by Marylanders! Glorious Deed of A gallant people. The following dispatch was received by Gov. Letcher to-day: Alexandria,April 22 --Lieut. Charles Carroll Simms, late of the U. S. Navy, and attached to the Navy-Yard at Washington until 1 o'clock to-day, has just arrived here, and reports that reliable information has reached Washington that the 7th Regiment of New York was literally cut to pieces this morning, between Annapolis and Marlborough, by the Maryland troops. C. E. Stuart. Col. 175th Regt. [We received nothing last night confirmatory of the above report.]
m the Republican that the Merchants' Bank Directory, at a meeting Saturday evening, agreed to contribute, in their individual capacity, the sum of four thousand dollars in aid of the volunteer companies. The Board of Directors of the Exchange Bank of Lynchburg, at a meeting Saturday, made a donation of 200 dollars to each one of the volunteer companies of that city, making 1,000 dollars in all. Mr. L. H. Lyne, of Lynchburg, formerly of the U. S. Navy, having tendered his services to Gov. Letcher, left yesterday for Norfolk, in obedience to the following dispatch: "Lt. Leonard H. Lyne--Services accepted.--Report to Capt. Forrest at Norfolk. Commission will be sent to you at Norfolk. "George W. Munford, "Secretary of the Commonwealth." Dr. Thomas L. Walker, of Lynchburg, has offered to uniform and fully equip any and all persons who intend to join the companies now formed, or to be formed, in that city, for the defence of the State. The Artillery Company of
By the Governor of Virginia a Proclamation. --By virtue of authority vested in the Executive by the Convention. I John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby order that each volunteer company, equipped and armed, whether of Infantry, Artillery or Riflemen, in the counties lying west of the city of Richmond, between Richmond and the Blue Ridge and in the Valley of Virginia, from the county of Rockbridge to the Tennessee line, establish forthwith on the lines of speedyred that officers of all grades on the line of the Potomac river render obedience to the orders of Gen. Philip St. Geo. Cocke, who has been assigned to the command that section of the military operations of the state bounded by said river. Given under my hand, as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, 21st April, 1861. and in the 55th year of the Commonwealth. [Signed] John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford. Secretary of the Commonwealth. ap 22--d3t
ave not learned their contents. At one time Norfolk was in great danger of fire, but the wind changing no damage was done. The negroes are hard at work, and breastworks are being thrown up to prevent the " Cumberland" and "Pawnee" from getting back to the city, as it is feared they might fire on us. The guns were all spiked with wrought nails, and are being unspiked in fifteen minutes each. French Forrest has been appointed Commodore of the naval forces of Virginia, by Gov. Letcher. He now has charge of the Navy-Yard, and is having a heavy battery erected with sand bags at Hospital Point, which is in our possession. Four large Columbiads have been unspiked and hauled down to the Hospital. They are now being mounted. The Yankees destroyed all the small arms of modern make. A splendid lot of shot and shell still remains. The brass pieces taken in the Mexican war are spiked with wrought nails, but not at all injured. The old ship Pennsylvania
Capt. Macauley and Lieut. Rogers, lately at the Portsmouth Navy-Yard, arrived last night, and had an interview with Governor Letcher. They are stopping at the Spotswood House. The nature of their business was not divulged.