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From Portsmouth.[special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Portsmouth, Va., April 30, 1861 A sad and unfortunate accident occurred at the Hospital yesterday afternoon. One of the Columbus City Guards, the crack company from Georgia, was shot in the leg just below the knee. He was asleep, and the revolver of one of his companions, who was stooping and reaching over him, fell from its case and exploded. The ball had not been extracted, and the wound will disable the sufferer for some time. must call the attention of the Convention now in session, and the State authority at Richmond, to the cases of Captains Osmond Peters and Hudgins, formerly of the revenue service, who have both resigned their positions. They are both efficient men, and must not be neglected Unlike some of the officers of the Navy, they gallantly resigned without any assurance that they would be cared for Captain Peters is a native of this city, and whom I have known from my boyhood He has done active
The blockade. --No mail from Baltimore was received in Portsmouth yesterday morning. Lincoln's blockade has become operative.
ed at Leavenworth, K. T., on the 28th, destroying property to the amount of $120,000. The crops in Missouri are said to present the most encouraging prospects. So in all the Border and Southern States. John S. Carlile was nominated for Lincoln's Congress by a Tory Convention at Parkers burg, Va., on the 25th April. During a drunken frolic in Tazewell county, Va., recently. James McLean was shot and badly wounded by David W. Clark. Capt. Jimmy Barrett, a native of Ireland, 81 years old, has enlisted in a volunteer company in Tazewell county. Va. Mr. Benjamin Dawson accidentally shot himself, inflicting a painful wound, on Tuesday, in Lynchburg. Fredericksburg has five volunteer companies in the field. Business in Portsmouth is beginning to revive. Five companies from Suffolk arrived at Norfolk yesterday. On Tuesday, five steamers were at anchor off Fortress Monroe. It is stated that a military camp will be established at Staunton, Va.