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Dispatch Correspondence. Petersburg, Thursday, May 23. Our citizens were astounded this morning, as if by a peal of thunder from a clear sky, by the intelligence of the death of Captain C. F. Fisher, of the Petersburg Cavalry. Not a week ago this splendid company left the city for the field of duty at Norfolk, and this afternoon the lifeless corpse of the esteemed commander was brought back, accompanied by his compatriots in arms. It is difficult to realize a change which has beof them, a rifle company, are rare specimens of pine knot country; fully as quick to ignite, and quite as durable. H. Baltimore, May 22, 1861. To-morrow is the day to which all Baltimoreans look forward with great anxiety — the 23d of May, and the old Commonwealth will bid adieu to a once glorious Union, now polluted by a Lincoln, a Seward, and a Chase-Men will look each other in the face, and sigh with heavy hearts at the rending asunder of your noble State from poor, down-trod
he Board of Public Works. Rockingham. Harrisonburg,May 23.--The vote in this town was unanimous for secession. For tunt, a precinct near by. De Leon. Mount Crawford,May 23.--Only one vote against secession at this precinct. Charlethis precinct. Greene. Ruckersville, Greene County,May 23.-- At this precinct, the vote was unanimous for secession. o the House of Delegates. Louisa. Frederick's Hall,May 23.--12 M.--All the votes are cast for secession. For tax amer, (not a candidate,) 2. Charlotte. Charlotte C. H.May 23.--So far as heard from in this county, there is not a vote refused to be a candidate. Albemarle. Stony Point,May 23.--All the votes at this precinct were for ratification, androm several places, all the same way. Charlottesville,May 23.--Unanimous for secession. Messrs. Hart (for the Senate) aouse) had no opposition. Lunenburg. Pleasant Grove,May 23.--Only one vote was cast against secession. Smyth,
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in Lynchburg. Lynchburg, May 23. The election here yesterday passed off quietly and in the most agreeable manner — no incident occurring which would tend to produce or engender anything like party feeling or strife. On the question of Secession all seemed united and of one mind, and in the quiet and orderly manner in which affairs were conducted, the observer could not fail to see that the voters were determined to sever the last link that bound our beloved old Commonwealth to the old Union, and to let sphynxeyed Yankeedom and the whole accursed tribe of Northern vandals know that Virginians know their rights and dare assert them at the polls, and defend them on the battle-field. The home of Washington can never be subjugated! These seven words should be emblazoned on every Southern banner, and treasured in the mind of every Virginia soldier, and made the watch word and battle-cry when about to engage the enemy. The