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From Charleston.[Special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Charleston, May 6, 1861. Having but little news now to communicate to your readers of interest, and regarding the circulation of news now of doubtful propriety, I shall satisfy myself with presenting the people of Virginia some practical hints, which, in my estimation, are of the first importance to them in the present exigency.-- Allow me to suggest to the Governor, or whoever may be in authority over such matters, the great importance, at this time, of the suspension of all travel to or from the enemy's quarters, except where known friends to the South are returning from the enemy's land. No man, under any pretext whatever, ought to be permitted to have any communications with the North. I would suggest also that the newspapers desist from publishing any news relating to our army, except by authority of the Commander or Governor. It is of the first importance that all our movements be kept sub silencia.
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Affairs in the Southwest. Abingdon, Va., May 6th, 1861. For somedays past volunteers from Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Kentucky and Tennessee, have been passing along the railroad to Lynchburg and Richmond. The three companies of volunteers now in barracks at this place, and several hundreds of our citizens, men, women and children, visited the depot for several days, for the purpose of welcoming the soldiers from the distant States to "old Virginia's shore." But on each occasion, when there had been such a desire to receive the troops, all were disappointed. As often as we know that troops are to arrive at the depot, our citizens and volunteers turn out to give them a hearty welcome. The six companies of volunteers which have been raised in this county, have been, and are yet very anxious to get into the contest. So far they have been pretty regularly and well drilled. Abingdon, as all are aware, has been made a place
Headquarters Virginia Forces,Richmond, Va., may 6th, 1861. General Orders No. 8. The practice of sending dispatches or other communications, written or verbal, by individuals, when such communications can be sent with promptness and facility by mail, is attended with unnecessary expense to the State, and is prohibited. Special messengers must only be resorted to when the necessity and emergency of the case require it, and it all such cases the necessity for the use of the messenger must be reported by the officer sending him. By order of Major Gen'l. Lee. my 7--3t R. S. Garnett, Addj't. Gen'l.
Naval rendezvous, Richmond, Va., may 6th, 1861. Seamen and others desiring to serve in be taken into service at the store of the State, will corner of Cary and 20th streets. Rate of pay, &c., the same as given in the U. S. Naval Service. S. S. Lee, Captain, my 7--12t Commanding Recruiting Service.
Commissary Department,may 6th, 1861. all Persons having bills against the State, contracted by this Department, will please present them at once. James R. Crenshaw, Major and my 7--3t Act'gCom'yGen'l of Va.