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From Charleston.[special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Charleston, May 16, 1861. Two vessels came into port this morning, one laden with molasses and sugar. The Niagara is not to be seen off the harbor; where gone, no one knows and nobody cares. On yesterday, several Baptist ministers of your State and city visited Fort Sumter, by special permit of Governor Pickens, who did me the special honor of a call at my private residence. Among them was your townsman, the Rev. James B. Taylor, D. D., "whose praise is in all the Churches," and who still retains much of his former appearance, though now a man advanced in life. Accompanying him was a son, Rev. George B. Taylor, a Baptist minister of no small repute, and a son-in-law, Rev. Mr. Prichard, of Wilmington, N. C. These gentlemen were returning from Savannah, where the denomination had been holding their biennial Convention, and in which convocation they adopted certain resolutions expressive of the feelings of th
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Doings at Harper's Ferry. Harper's Ferry, Va., May 16, 1861. This morning all things look busy about the camp-grounds and quarters — men preparing their morning repast, drill at 5 ¼ A. M., after which comes breakfast. At 9 o'clock, the splendid band, under the direction of Prof. Charles Eshman, from Harrisonburg, commences practice; at 10 o'clock squad drill; at 2 o'clock P. M. band rehearsal; at 3 o'clock drill; and at 5 ½ or 6 P. M. dress parade. Thus, you see, we are always busy, and should the enemy come to the attack, they would be very apt to run in and find us already armed and accoutred, as we do not get much play-time.--At 8 o'clock every man not out on duty is in his barracks. This is by general order from headquarters, and a good arrangement. On Sunday last, about forty members of the Maryland Legislature paid us a visit. What their purpose was is probably best known at headquarters, as, so soon as they could get pe