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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.from Pig's Point. Pig's Point, Camp Jackson, June 22d, 1861. We have noticed little activity among the ships at Newport News, which confirms us in the conclusion that most of the troops, or a large number at least, have been removed to Hampton. Nobody here fears Picayune Butler, feeling confident that some mistake or blunder will be committed under his command; but I would caution our men not to be too hopeful of success or negligent in their vigilance. Let us be watchful of our liberties and active in maintaining our guard against the enemy. The courage of the Northern people should not be underrated, while we should meet them as we would meet the bravest enemy on the earth. We have a valiant, though a degenerate and demoralized foe to contend with. But arouse, patriots of Virginia, to the rescue; liberty in the hands of a tyrant is death to a freeman. Your homes and firesides are invaded; the sacred altars where your father
disbanded, Mr. Hildreth, brother-in-law of Gen. Butler, and wife. There was on Tuesday mornin the distance is forty-eight hundred yards. Gen. Butler went to Newport News Point in a steaming tod in the afternoon the funeral took place. Gen. Butler and staff were present, besides the officer There was no talk of any early movement by Gen. Butler toward Yorktown, and all the roads loading he direction of Norfolk. Yesterday morning Gen. Butler resumed the amusement of shooting a few morifled Projectile,) which gun and ammunition Gen. Butler has placed at least temporarily on board thege guns, and the requisite ammunition, and Gen. Butler will soon have the use of them in the same attle of Great Bethel. On Tuesday morning Lieut. Butler, two brothers of the deceased, and Mr. Jam before parting, Col. Magruder remarked to Lieut. Butler, "We part as friends, but on the field of t Colonel Magruder sent his compliments to General Butler. Col. McChesney, of one of the New York re[2 more...]
Prince Alfred arrived at Quebec on Thursday week. The papers report that there was as much enthusiasm displayed as on the occasion of the entry of Prince Albert. The resemblance to the latter in feature is remarkable. He is much shorter in stature, however, than his brother. A majority of East Tennessee Rebellion delegates have appointed a committee to memorialize the Legislature to permit East Tennessee to secede peaceably from the Southern Confederacy. This is founded upon rumor. It is pretended that three fugitive slaves, at Cairo, have been surrendered to their owners in Kentucky. Picayune Butler never pursues that course, but steals all he can lay his hands upon. Hon. Nathaniel Greene Pendeleton, who acted as aid to Gen. Gaines in 1813, and was a Whig member of Congress in 1941-3, died in Cincinnati on the 18th Inst.