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nance of Secession, ought to be hung. He was not fit for Heaven or earth, and should be suspended between both, without a platform to rest upon! He said that the Ordinance of Secession was a second Declaration of Independence, and that live or die, survive or perish, sink or swim, he would support it — that he had pledged his hand, his heart, his sacred honor to its support. To-morrow a meeting will be held for the purpose of preparing for home defence. Every man is arming himself, and getting guns for his house. The ladies are learning to shoot. Two good appointments have been made at Abingdon--Col. A. C. Cummings, Colonel of Infantry, and Dr. E. M. Campbell, Surgeon. Both are now at Harper's Ferry, and are well qualified to discharge their duty. Capt. Wm. E. Jones, of the Cavalry company, has been appointed Major, but it is thought that he will not accept. We are anxiously awaiting the time when President Davis will be at the head of our Army. Washington.
The Daily Dispatch: May 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], Clarksville, Mecklenburg co., May 21, 1861. (search)
Two steamers from Europe arrived at New York on Tuesday evening, the Edinburg and Persia; the former bringing £84,631, and the latter $1,170,000 in specie. At Wheeling, Va., John Herton, convicted of passing counterfeit money, has been sent to the Penitentiary for two years. The Baker family, of Winchester, Va., have offered to give $600 each to a volunteer company of sixty men. Brigadier-General Joseph E. Johnston has gone to take command of the Confederate forces at Harper's Ferry. Mrs. A. Lincoln returned to Washington from her "shopping" expedition, on Wednesday. Wm. A. Lenoir, of Caldwell county, N. C., committed suicide by shooting himself in the head on the 15th inst. Theodore Heyl, a retired and wealthy merchant in Philadelphia, committed suicide on Tuesday. A bearer of dispatches from England to Lord Lyons, at Washington, arrived at New York on Tuesday, in the Edinburg. An alleged spy named Beecher was arrested in Washington on Tues
The Daily Dispatch: May 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], Clarksville, Mecklenburg Co, Va., May 20th, 1861. (search)
dead. Ferguson has had his thigh broken with a shot. It is a horrible sight. We are willing to take that vessel or die before we return. Affairs at Harper's Ferry. The Alexandria Gazette, of Thursday, has the following: Harper's Ferry, May 21.--Another Mississippi regiment arrived here yesterday. They are a gaHarper's Ferry, May 21.--Another Mississippi regiment arrived here yesterday. They are a gallant, noble looking body of men, and were with great difficulty restrained by the officers in command here from marching on to the Relay House at once. There is a much larger force in and about the Ferry than is generally supposed — certainly not less than 12,000 men ready to meet the invaders. Our men are well, with noere also seized here to-day. Release of a Prisoner. Frederick, May 22. --Mr. Underhill, of the New York Times, who was arrested and imprisoned at Harper's Ferry about a week since, by the Virginia military authorities there, on the charge of being a spy, was released this morning, and arrived here by private conveyanc