--The free negro operatives employed on the fortifications near this town march in every evening with drums beating and colors flying, which does not betoken by any means that they are displeased at having to contribute towards defending their native place from a foreign invader.
The Daily Dispatch: July 18, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. July 18, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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