ut, by that old tyrant and usurper and fool that presides at the head of affairs at Washington — in plain English, old Abe Lincoln.
Sixcompanies of volunteers have already been raised in Washington county.
The sixth company was raised in the lh hundreds of the citizens of the town and county, were present.
The report has reached our community that Cameron, Lincoln's Secretary of War, had telegraphed to Gov. Letcher asking for an armistice!
It is not believed; but if so, the requestonsidered an impudent, senseless, cowardly act. Our ladies, old and young, are down upon any such an arrangement, unless Lincoln will withdraw his forces from the soil of Virginia, and withdraw the call for 75,000 volunteers "to suppress combination
Davy Bird, the faithful servant of the late Gov. Campbell, of this place, is extremely anxious to get the scalp of Lincoln!
He says if he has half a chance he can secure the prize!
Many of the slaves of this county are anxious to get hold of