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The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Monuay, March 18th, 1861.
The Daily Dispatch: April 23, 1861., [Electronic resource], The secession of
The Daily Dispatch: may 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], Progress of the
Secession of Tennessee!the Ninth Pillar up! Lynchburg, May 2.--The Secession Ordinance has passed in Tennessee by a large majority. G. H. G.
Proposed Mediation. Baltimore, May 2. --The Senate of Maryland have adopted a resolution recommending the appointment of a committee to wait on the President of the United States, and the President of the Confederate States, and the Governor of Virginia, with a view of bringing about some understanding whereby civil war may be prevented.
The Daily Dispatch: may 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], From
From Washington. Washington, May 2. --The Secretary of the Treasury has advertised for proposals until the 30th inst., unless the whole amount offered be sooner taken at par, for nearly $14,000,000, under the act of June, 1860.
The Daily Dispatch: May 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], From
From Washington. The Alexandria Gazette, of yesterday, furnishes the following: Washington, May 2.--Washington to- day is quiet and orderly in the extreme; no facts or rumors of any importance, or even a sensational character, are discussed. Arlington Heights, nor any other point on the Virginia side of the Potomac, have been occupied by the troops of the Administration. The children of the lamented G. W. P. Curtis still reside in their wonted ease and quietness at the family mansion on the Arlington estate. More Northern troops are arriving, and a force of forty thousand well armed and equipped men will soon guard the city. Government vessels come and go from the Navy-Yard and Arsenal, to all points on the Potomac and Chesapeake Bay without any interruption or inconvenience, whatever. The rumor about the occupation of Alexandria by the Federal forces obtains no credence in any quarter whatever, though some of the Republicans say that it would be but
The Daily Dispatch: may 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], From
The Daily Dispatch: may 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], War movements. (search)
War movements. A dispatch from St. Louis, datedMay 2d, says: The Cairo correspondent of the Republican writes that about a dozen volunteers, belonging to a Chicago company, had refused to take the oath and left the ranks. Major Buckner, commander-in-chief of the Kentucky militia, had a conference with Col. Prentiss, commander of the forces at Cairo.--There was much excitement at Paducah, Ky., and companies were constantly drilling.--Four pieces of artillery had been received from Nashville. It was understood that the Governor of Tennessee had made a demand upon the Governor of Illinois for the arms and munitions of war taken from a steamer. The boat had been given up to the owners and taken to Paducah. The war feeling was high at Nashville, and several companies were drilling day and night. A twenty-four pounder and a considerable number of troops were stationed at Columbus, Ky. The town was carefully guarded and all strangers closely watched, as the p