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ssession of the Paspaheghs. This was pronounced a very fit place for a very great city; but there was some contention about it between Captain Gosnold and Wingfield even after the provisions were landed. Here they commenced the settlement of Jamestown, which was, as it proved, the small beginning of our now great and prosperous Confederacy." Hence the city of Jamestown. The subsequent struggles of the new colony, its growth, the exploits of its founders, Smith, Gosnold, Newport, Ratcliff, Martin, and others, have become as familiar as household words through the pages of history. For the next century the record of the Colony was one of many difficulties, but of gradual growth. The two ensuing summers were spent by Smith and his companions, in exploring the numerous rivers, bays, inlets, and creeks surrounding the country by Jamestown, and in conquering them by arms, or winning them by treaty with the Indian owners. Slowly as time progressed the Colonial wilds of Virginia became i
icers of proper rank in the regiment; and when more than two companies go from a regiment, one of the field officers shall command them. The companies, when ordered to march, shall carry with them what ammunition they can, and five days provisions. Companies thus formed shall march at once on the order of seven (7) Justices, and report to any General C. S. A. who may have called for them, and you will report by letter to this office when they move. Very respectfully, (Signed) J. G. Martin, Adjutant General. From Port Royal — movements of the Yankees. The Baltimore Republican, of the 18th inst., says: A dispatch from New York states that advices received from Port Royal states that an expedition towards Savannah is supposed to be in progress. Reconnoitering parties have proceeded beyond Tybee Island with apparatus for removing obstructions from the rivers and creeks south of the Savannah river. It was understood that the land forces would consist of ten t