Every few weeks the wire-workers at Washington get up a panic North about an apprehended attack upon the Federal Capital.
They know better, but their purpose is to raise more troops, on the pretext of defending Washington, for the invasion of the South.
The Daily Dispatch: may 16, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. may 16, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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