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From Hampton.[special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Hampton, Va., May 21, 1861. There seems to be considerable activity at Old Point; in fact, the arrival of troops during the past few weeks — the stopping of vessels of all classes — the frequent movement of large bodies of men — the numerous vessels taken and now at anchor at that place-- gives it an importance, which we have never before known Old Point to possess. The "Minnesota" is there, and numbers of transport vessels are arriving and departing every week. Nine regiments are expected every day, which will give a force of 13,000 at that place. Why so large a force at Old Point? The readers of your paper will be curious to know. They are not necessary for the defence of that post — from three to five thousand would be infinitely better. The supply of water has been small, and with 13,000 soldiers stationed there, very soon there would be a great want. The troops are, doubtless, intended for two or
The Daily Dispatch: may 27, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Norfolk, May 25, 1861.
Startling news! Our telegraphic column contains startling news from Hampton and Harper's Ferry. We make no comment this morning, farther than to express the hope that it may prove true.