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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.crops in Roanoke. Bonsack's, Va., June 3. The prospect of an abundant wheat crop in Roanoke, so far as I have been, is most flattering. Corn and oats are backward. The grass crop is very abundant. We are plentifully supplied with everything except that little convenience called "money." The seasons are favorable, and all nature seems to smile cheerfully, except God's noblest workmanship, who seems to feel sensibly the sombre gloom that pervades the soul, owing to our unfortunate political troubles. D.
The Daily Dispatch: June 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], Affairs at Williamsport — the fight for the Ferry boat. (search)
Affairs at Williamsport — the fight for the Ferry boat. A correspondent of the Baltimore American, writing from Williamsport, Md., June 3, gives the following details of the collision between the Virginians and Marylanders on Saturday and Sunday. The correspondence was doubtless written with an eye to giving an advantage to the Federal side: Camp Allen was broken up on Friday last, and gone, we don't know where. Two companies were left to guard Lemon's Ferry.--On Friday night the commander of the remaining companies evidently took fright, for he formed his soldiers at 12 o'clock at night, took his wife and child from their beds, and departed, as men do when in haste and fear, towards Martinsburg. On Saturday morning a company of cavalry, which were better adapted to running, and a company of riflemen, were sent in their place, with orders to sink the ferry boat. The cavalry left about nine o'clock, and the rifle company (Capt. Patrick's) proceeded to sink the boat.