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The Daily Dispatch: September 13, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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he undoubtedly wishes very much to do, and to pull down the "rebel" flag that is continually floating in his sight. One can very readily imagine that it must be an eye-sore to the fanatical Roundhead, and that it recalls unpleasant memories of Bethel, Bull Run, Stone Bridge and Springfield. The possession of Munson's hill is at this time of much more importance to the Federals than to us; and for this very reason it is desirable that it should not fall into their hands. With Upton's, Taylor's, Munson's and Mason's hills, a most admirable line of defence could be formed, which, with the field works that could be easily erected, would resist any force that McClellan can bring against it. Guns mounted on the redoubt on Mason's hill would sweep all the roads and approaches to Munson's hill, and could do admirable execution upon troops advancing by the Leesburg turnpike, certainly the most desirable avenue of approach for any considerable body of men. From Upton's, it is an easy mat
rlake, George E. Sadler, Charles E. Anderson, and E. A. J. Clopton. R. T. Daniel, Esq., presented the proceedings had by the members of the city bar, at a meeting held on the 4th ult., on the occasion of the death of one of their number--Captain James K. Lee. The proceedings have appeared in our columns. The Court unanimously ordered the said proceedings to be entered of record as a tribute of respect to the deceased. (Present--Messrs. Regnault and Beveridge, aldermen.) Priscilla Taylor, an emancipated negress, was granted permission to remain in the city. W. F. Watson, Esq., qualified as a Notary Public. Joe Cox, free negro, was granted a new register. License was granted to the proprietors of the Exchange Hotel to keep an ordinary. The prosecution against them for keeping an ordinary without license grew out of their mistaking the Sheriff's receipt for the tax on their license for the license itself. A nolle prosequi was entered in the case, they pay