[correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.]
Lewisburg, Va., Oct. 11, 1862.
I have just returned from Charleston
, Kanawha Stalking about the streets of Charleston
, I saw several times that lean, lank, as low person, old Newton
, the editor of the Black Republican
paper at Charleston
A Yankee by birth, education, and instinct, the only one of the Union
tribe in that vicinity that was not polite to Mr. Price
during his imprisonment at Charleston
and his whole pack now pretend to think the Yankees
, a Northern man also by birth and education, and instinct, but belonging to the better species of that nation, told Gen. Williams
that the North
had started this war under the pretence of upholding the Union
and the Constitution
; that they had now overthrown the Constitution
and destroyed the Union
, and that they are now prosecuting the war to free the negroes and make the South
pay the expenses of the war, and he hoped to God that they might never come back to Kanawha
asked what George W. Summers
's position was?
replied, ‘"His views and mine are exactly the same."’
Our Government has stores enough not far from, Charleston
, including the salt, to load 250 wagons.
The quantity of iron, lead, and cannon balls, seem to be out of proportion to the number of troops the Yankees
had stationed there, and horse-shoes
enough to supply several armies. A. B. C.