Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: April 27, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Cocke or search for Cocke in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

the Mails. We received, last evening, Washington and Alexandria papers of the latest dates, and Baltimore papers of Thursday. From these we make up the following summary: From Alexandria. The Alexandria Gazette has the following items of military intelligence: Commander Rodgers and Captain Wright, prisoners of war taken by the Virginia troops at Norfolk, passed through this city yesterday. They were en route for Washington, and were under the escort of Lieut. Simms and Mr. Cocke. They passed on to Washington, being liberated on parole. The United States steamer Pocahontas steamed down the Potomac yesterday morning. At 7 o'clock last night, the Powhatan mail steamer passed down the river — no troops to be seen. Mr. Ashby, Postmaster of this city, has told the clerks at the Post-Office that if they wish to enlist in the defence of the State, he would employ substitutes at his own expense. The "Richardson Guards," from Madison Court-House, Capt. Wel
tened age. I appeal to all our people not to interfere with peaceable, unoffending citizens, or others, who preserve the peace and conform to our laws; and I do hereby especially discountenance all acts of seizure of private property without authority of law, and require that order shall be restored, and that all the laws be administered and executed by the tribunals especially assigned for the purpose. Given under my hand, as Governor, and under the seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, 24th April, 1861, and in the 85th year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford, Sec'y of the Commonwealth. The following officers of the State Navy are assigned to the duties required by this Proclamation; For James River--Capt. Cocke and Commander Tucker. For Potomac River--Capt. Forrest and Lieut.Semmes. For Rappahannock River--Lieut. Lewis. For York River--Commander J. L. Henderson and Lieut. J. S. Maury. ap 25--d--c3t