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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.from the tenth Legion. Page County, Va, May 09, 1861 Page county will roll up a heavy majority for the Secession Ordinance, to be voted upon this mouth. In the immediate neighborhood in which I have been living, there were but two men who expressed any aversion to secession. Last Saturday, (though an unfavorable day,) there was quite a military display. The Regiment, probably three hundred in number, under the command of Col. Spitler; the Infantry, a new company, numbering in all about eighty-five men, under command of Captain Young, and the Cavalry company (not fully made up) under command of Captain Jordan, all par?ded at Luray, the county seat. There was a crowd of probably three hundred of the sterner sex, and of course a large throng of ladies, who are deeply interested in this momentous struggle. After the military exercises were over, Mr. Borst, the representative of the county in the Convention, made a glowing and anima