Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: August 6, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Mount Vernon (Virginia, United States) or search for Mount Vernon (Virginia, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

are so thoroughly demoralized as to render them useless. They were paid off on Wednesday, and will go to New York on Friday afternoon. Gen. Scott not dead. The following order has just been issued: Headquarters of the Army, Washington, July 31, 1861. It has been the prayer of every patriot that the tramp and din of civil war might at least spare the precincts within which repose the sacred remains of the Father of his Country; but this pious hope is disappointed. Mount Vernon, so recently consecrated anew to the immortal Washington by the ladies of America, has already been overrun by bands of rebels, who, having trampled under foot the Constitution of the United States--the ark of our freedom and prosperity-- are prepared to trample on the ashes of him to whom we are all mainly indebted for those mighty blessings. Should the operations of war take the United States troops in that direction, the General-in-Chief does not doubt that each and every man will
Supposed movements of the Southerners. New York, Aug. 5th. --The correspondent of the World writes that he believes that the Southerners have abandoned the idea of crossing the Potomac, and that they are vigorously concentrating their forces lower down, and establishing a line of defence between Manassas and the lower Potomac. They are certainly deploying large numbers from Mount Vernon southward, and are increasing the number of their batteries on the river.