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April 20th (search for this): article 9
We publish with great pleasure the following correction of an error in a communication in yesterday's paper: To the Editors of the Dispatch:--I desire to correct a statement that appeared in your paper of this morning. On Sunday, 20th April, my family were aroused by a servant crying out that Norfolk was in flames. In the excitement of the moment, two of my daughters determined to go over to Fortress Monroe and demand the reason for so gross an act of vandalism being perpetrated on defenceless women and children, and to say to the officers of that Fort, and through them to the Federal Government, that they had come in the spirit of the women of '76, to assure them that Virginia and the entire South would, as one man, arise in the majesty of rightful resistance, and drive back the ruthless invaders who had come to bury them beneath the ruins of their homes. They crossed the creek in a boat, being denied a passway over the bridge by the sentinel. After landing they p
April 20th (search for this): article 2
Later from Europe.arrival of the steamer Arabia. Halifax, April 20. --The steamship Arabia, from Liverpool on the 20th inst., via Queenstown on the 21st, has arrived. Garibaldi had taken his seat in the Italian Parliament. When he entered, the business of the House was temporarily suspended by applause. The action of the ministry in disbanding the Southern army, and the measures taken for its reorganization, was debated. Garibaldi made a speech which was of so violent a character that it excited a in the Chamber. He defended his comrades in arms, and said the formation of three divisions of volunteers, as decreed, was not sufficient for the national armament. Bixio made a conciliatory speech, and Count Cavour said he accepted the words of conciliation. Garibaldi explained several fast alluded to by Cavour, and expressed the belief that Cavour loved Italy. He designated the French army as an enemy of Italy, because they occupied Rome. On the
April 21st (search for this): article 7
Bottle picked up. --On the 27th April, a bottle was picked up on Cape Charles, containing the following memorandum in pencil: On Board U. S. Teansport, R. R. Cuyler, April 23d, 1861. To all whom this may concern, Greeting: Started from New York city Sunday, April 21st, at 5:30 P. M. in company with the Columbia and Baltic, U. S. steamer Harris Lane, convoy. Arrived off Cape Henry April 23d at 9½ o'clock A. M. There are no accommodations on board; the men have to live like dogs. About 800 members of the Regiment present. Have had a rough passage, nearly all the men sick. Publish as soon as found. Company H. 71st Regiment, N. Y. S. T., A. Henry Embler, 1st Serg't. Amos L. Ler, 2d Serg't. John W. Walton, 3d Serg't. L. P. Hartshorne, 4th Serg't. Peter Foreman, 5th Serg't. Sanford Udals, 1st Corp'l. Death to Chas. M. Sanford!
April 22nd (search for this): article 3
Still Later from Europe. St. John's, April 29. --The steamship Adriatic arrived this afternoon, from Galway 23d. The Africa arrived out on the 22d. Political news generally unimportant. It is stated that Lord Russell has issued a writ of execution against the steamer Great Eastern. Prince Napoleon demands satisfaction of the Duc d' Aumale for reflections in the latter's pamphlets. Numerous failures have occurred at Marseilles. Garibaldi insists on the re-organization of the Southern Italian army. The measure was opposed by Count Cavour, but the Chambers subsequently passed an order establishing the army. Commercial. Liverpool, April 22. --Cotton active — sales of 15,000 bales. Breadstuffs closed dull.--Provisions steady. Consols closed at 91½ a 92.
April 23rd (search for this): article 7
Bottle picked up. --On the 27th April, a bottle was picked up on Cape Charles, containing the following memorandum in pencil: On Board U. S. Teansport, R. R. Cuyler, April 23d, 1861. To all whom this may concern, Greeting: Started from New York city Sunday, April 21st, at 5:30 P. M. in company with the Columbia and Baltic, U. S. steamer Harris Lane, convoy. Arrived off Cape Henry April 23d at 9½ o'clock A. M. There are no accommodations on board; the men have to live like dogs. About 800 members of the Regiment present. Have had a rough passage, nearly all the men sick. Publish as soon as found. Company H. 71st Regiment, N. Y. S. T., A. Henry Embler, 1st Serg't. Amos L. Ler, 2d Serg't. John W. Walton, 3d Serg't. L. P. Hartshorne, 4th Serg't. Peter Foreman, 5th Serg't. Sanford Udals, 1st Corp'l. Death to Chas. M. Sanford!
April 25th (search for this): article 15
,000 for the equipment of volunteers at Lancaster. On last Friday, the stock of cotton in New Orleans was one hundred and five thousand bales. A destructive fire occurred at Leavenworth, K. T., on the 28th, destroying property to the amount of $120,000. The crops in Missouri are said to present the most encouraging prospects. So in all the Border and Southern States. John S. Carlile was nominated for Lincoln's Congress by a Tory Convention at Parkers burg, Va., on the 25th April. During a drunken frolic in Tazewell county, Va., recently. James McLean was shot and badly wounded by David W. Clark. Capt. Jimmy Barrett, a native of Ireland, 81 years old, has enlisted in a volunteer company in Tazewell county. Va. Mr. Benjamin Dawson accidentally shot himself, inflicting a painful wound, on Tuesday, in Lynchburg. Fredericksburg has five volunteer companies in the field. Business in Portsmouth is beginning to revive. Five companies from Suf
April 26th (search for this): article 2
olunteers. Boston, April. 28 --Our volunteers go into the harbor forts on Monday. On Tuesday another 1,000 men leave this city for the South. Forty rifled cannon, contracted for by the State some time since, are expected to arrive in a few days. The First and Tenth Regiments, the Crescent Brigade, and Fletcher Webster's Regiment, are expected to leave here early in the week. A Battalion of Light Infantry, under Major Dold, are anxiously awaiting a call. Harrisburg, April.26 --A confidential agent arrived here this morning, reports 2,400 men at Harper's Ferry, and 1,000 marched to Alexandria on Thursday. The officers at Harper's Ferry believe that General Beauregard is at Richmond with 7,000 troops. Philadelphia, April.29 --Advices from Richmond are very interesting. Governor Letcher has seized all light draught vessels and steamers for purposes. The regular liners Yorktown and Jamestown are now being fitted with privateering armaments an
April 26th (search for this): article 3
3d Sections of the 4th Article of the Present Constitution, and insert the following in lien thereof: Taxation shall be equal and uniform throughout the Commonwealth, and all property shall be taxed in proportion to its value, which shall be ascertained in such manner as may be prescribed by law; but any property may be exempted from taxation by the vote of a majority of the whole number of members elected to each House of the General Assembly. This Ordinance shall take effect on the first day of July next, when ratified by a majority of the Votes of the people of this Commonwealth, cast at a poll to be taken thereon on the fourth Thursday in May next, in pursuance of a Schedule hereafter to be enacted. Done in Convention, in the city of Richmond, on the twenty sixth day of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, and in the eighty-fifth year of the Commonwealth of Virginia. A true copy. Jno L. Eubank,Secretary of the Convention.
April 27th (search for this): article 1
d in the 4th artillery, United States Army, for a number of years. On Saturday evening a meeting of the natives of Maryland residing in Philadelphia was held at the American Hotel, for the purpose of devising some means for the support of the exiles from Baltimore. On the same evening speeches were made by the "exiles" from Baltimore at the Continental Hotel, J. B. Shoemaker, Edward Rawlings and T. Joseph Rogers. Hessians Committing suicide. A letter from Annapolis, dated April 27, says: To day a recruit from Pennsylvania was punished for some misdemeanor on board one of the steamers, and after being released jumped overboard and was drowned. Another from the same State, and said to be a recruit from Norristown, attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat. The effort, however, was unsuccessful, and his wounds were properly dressed by one of the surgeons at the hospital, where he now lies in a dangerous condition. Gen. Butler to Gov. Hicks. In
April 27th (search for this): article 6
Hessians Committing suicide. A letter from Annapolis, dated April 27, says: To day a recruit from Pennsylvania was punished for some misdemeanor on board one of the steamers, and after being released jumped overboard and was drowned. Another from the same State, and said to be a recruit from Norristown, attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat. The effort, however, was unsuccessful, and his wounds were properly dressed by one of the surgeons at the hospital, where he now lies in a dangerous condition.
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