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battle, her war voice became loud as the thunder's roar — swelling her every gale and cheering on her every freeman with a trumpet cry as proud as that which rang from the lips of Bozzaris to his Grecian band — striking like her own brave sons in freedom's holy battle. Montgomery. [Later advices represent that Congress will probably adjourn to meet in Richmond in July. The announcement of a removal of the seat of Government is probably premature. Eds. Dispatch.] Montgomery, May 15th, 1861. The President, his lady, and the Secretary of the Navy, left Montgomery at 2 o'clock on yesterday, for Pensacola. The object of the President's visit is to inspect, in person, the batteries, fortifications, and preparations of Gen. Bragg, previous to his departure for Virginia, which will occur in a very few days. The Vice-President was heard to declare, on yesterday, that His Excellency would go to Richmond, without doubt, early in next week. Congress, it is asserted, w
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in North Carolina. Camp Ellis, near Raleigh, May 15, 1861. A few days ago a member of the Rocky Mt.Light Infantry shot his Captain, (Lewis,) with intent to kill, but was fortunately prevented by one of his comrades, who, on seeing him in the act of shooting, knocked his pistol down, causing the ball to take effect in the thigh, making a serious but not fatal flesh wound. The would-be murderer has been tried by military law but the verdict is yet a secret. There is no known cause for his unnatural conduct. He is a man of family and seems very much mortified. A worthy member of the Hornet's Nest Rifles fell a victim to pneumonia last Saturday. This is the only death that has taken place in the camp. Col. D. H. Hill resigned his first election, but has since been re-elected by a large majority. Every North Carolinian will be proud to hear that this distinguished officer has accepted the position so freely given by t
Extra session of the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States.Fifteenth day. Montgomery, Ala., May 15, 1861. Mr. Smith, of Alabama, offered the following resolution, which was adopted: Resolved, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to report a bill establishing and organizing a Court of the Confederate States for the State of Virginia. Mr. Keitt, of South Carolina, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported a bill, to be entitled "an act for the protection of certain Indian tribes." The Clerk commenced reading the bill, and it appeared that the provisions of it extended protection over the Indian territory south of Kansas. On motion of Mr. Keitt, the further reading was suspended, and on his motion Congress went into secret session.