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A Scriptural Coincidence. --Our readers are aware that Southern Illinois is called "Egypt;" that therein, as in Egypt of old, in the city of Cairo, and that Abe Lincoln's forces are there gathering for an attack on the South generally, and Memphis in particular. In the ninth chapter and sixth verse of Moses, we read as follows: "For to, they are gone because of destruction: Egypt shall gather them up, Memphis shall bury them."
The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ordnance Department, Richmond.Va.,may 26, 1861. (search)
There is a report of a skirmish near Independence, in which the Federal forces are represented to have been repulsed, but this requires confirmation. From Cairo. St. Louis, June 15. --Major Gen. McClellan addressed the troops at Cairo on the 13th promising them they should be the leaders of the great army, and thatCairo on the 13th promising them they should be the leaders of the great army, and that ere long they should have an opportunity to meet the Confederates. A letter from Cairo, the 14th instant, says that General Buckner, Commissioner from Kentucky, was there. He says that Kentucky intends establishing a grand encampment of State troops at Columbus. g them they should be the leaders of the great army, and that ere long they should have an opportunity to meet the Confederates. A letter from Cairo, the 14th instant, says that General Buckner, Commissioner from Kentucky, was there. He says that Kentucky intends establishing a grand encampment of State troops at Columbus.