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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Affairs in Lynchburg. Lynchburg, Va., May 23. To-day the Secession Ordinance passed by the Convention will be ratified by the voice of the people of Virginia by a majority almost approaching unanimity. In this city, which gave three Union for one Secession vote at the election of delegates to the State Convention, I do not believe there will be one single vote cast against ratification. We have provisions of all kinds in abundance, though prices on most of goods have considerably advanced since the war begun. Bacon is plentiful. The continued arrival of troops may still be noted. There is now here a large body of Virginia troops, in addition to those from other States. Within the next 10 days there will be an immense force of Virginias here, under arms, in case some are not ordered off. Nearly all the State troops who come from the Southwest are uniformed in grey jeans — a most durable material. All of the troops station
[by telegraph]Petersburg. Petersburg, May 23. --For secession, 1,165; against, none. hout opposition. Charlotte. Keysville, May 23. --The vote at this precinct resulted: Filding, 6. Albemarle. Charlottesville, May 23. --For Secession, 591, against, nore. F20; against, 10. Orange. Gordonsville, May 23. --The vote is the largest ever polled. ,500. Botetourt and Roanoke. Bonsack's May 23. --A large vote was polled in Botetourt o far as heard. Norfolk city. Norfolk, May 23. --McKenney is elected to the Senate, andisbanded. [Second Dispatch.] Norfolk, May 23. --The polls closed here with 1172 votesshow a similar result. Roanoke. Salem, May 23. --The vote for Secession and amendment or Alexandria. Pittsylvania. Danville, May 23. --For secession, 407; against, none. Fin 112. [Second Dispatch.] Portsmouth, May 23. --The poll closed with 901 for Secessio[5 more...]
Return of Mr. Hunter--movement of troops. Petersburg, May 23. --Hon. R. M. T. Hunter has arrived here, on his return from Montgomery. He reports that 25,000 more Southern troops will reach Virginia within a few days. A very large body of North Carolina troops arrived here to-night, and departed for Richmond.