Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: March 18, 1862., [Electronic resource].
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[written for the Richmond Dispatch.] battle in Hampton Road3.by Capt. L. T. Detil. 23d Georgia Battalion Our infant nation, struggling to be free, Had no proud navy "whitening every sea;" And as the foeman swept along our coast, The weak and timid counted all as lest. Our rivers bars their haughty fleed along,. And noble cities with the foe were thronged; And shouts and triumphs rolled along the sky. From hired minions, flushed with victory. Deep was the gloom that seized the patriot's soul. As armed battalions reached their destined goal; And millions sighed to grapple with the foe On land and sea, and fight for weal or won. Seed a dark speak upon the river rides-- Noiseless and proud, it ploughs the parting tide; On, on, it dashed, determined to asiall The haughty, foe with shell and Iron hail. As on it swept, jarl like a "thing of lite," Panting to mingle in the deadly strife, Two war sh
By the Governor of Virginia.a proclamation,supplemental to the proclamation 10th inst. Applications having been made by persons in militia companies who are embraced in the proclamation of the 10th instant, to volunteer for service in companies now in the field to fill up the same; and it appearing to the Executive that the object of the President in calling for this force will be as speedily and effectually accomplished by permitting such change of service as by the mode heretofore prescr10th instant, to volunteer for service in companies now in the field to fill up the same; and it appearing to the Executive that the object of the President in calling for this force will be as speedily and effectually accomplished by permitting such change of service as by the mode heretofore prescribed. Therefore, I, John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby authorize and require the following supplemental regulations to be carried out by the officers in command of militia companies or detachments: Any person enrolled in any militia company, who shall designate to the officer in command the company now in service to which he is willing to be assigned, and shall sign a written obligation to be mustered into service in such company for the war, shall be allowe
By the Governor of Virginia.a proclamation. By an Act of the General Assembly, passed on the 7th of March, 1862, the Governor is required to organize and call out a special force from certain cities and corporations for the defence of the State. He is forthwith to prescribe regulations for calling out and rendering this force sufficient. Now, therefore, I, John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, by virtue of the authority aforesaid, do hereby order and prescribe the following, and require the officers hereafter mentioned to execute this law and these provisions with promptness and energy. The enrolling officers, who are the Sheriffs, Sergeants, and Commissioners of the Revenue, shall enroll all the white male inhabitants of the city of Richmond who reside in and around it, within one mile of the corporation line, on the North side of James river; all the white male inhabitants of the cities of Petersburg, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Lynchburg, and of the town of F