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up and down the bay, and occasionally a short distance up the Rappahannock where they recently captured two vessels bound to Fredericksburg, and loaded with wheat and corn, belonging to some citizens living on the river in this county. The cavalry of this county, which has been about three months in service near the Potomac in King George county, have very recently returned to this county, and will have two rifled cannon in a few days, with which they can test their marksmanship at some of Lincoln's steamers. Had the Northern patriots of 1776 been permitted to gaze into the future a little more than three- quarters of a century, what a spectacle would have met their vision! It would have been almost enough to cause the sword to drop involuntarily from the hands of warriors — enough to make mute the tongues eloquent in the cause of liberty. The statesman toiling in the Cabinet, the soldier bleeding in the field, might have well exclaimed, "What is all this worth? " Where is that li
very editor in New York who had money enough to pay the damages in an action for assault and battery, purchased a reputation for fighting qualities, by cuffing and kicking old Bennett, whereupon he published an account of the scene, which brought him at least as many coppers as kicks, and then brought suit in court, and obtained a verdict for something handsome. This kind of exercise seems to have been for many years a matter of mutual accommodation between Bennett and such belligerents of the New York papers as had money to spend in luxuries. And yet this miserable old man is, day after day, with all the force of his lungs, crying "havoc, and let slip the dogs of war." He, so debased and lost to shame that no man would strike him who is not as great a coward as himself, is the leading war organ of the Lincoln despotism, urges on the invasion and desolation of the South, and denounces as "White Feather Trainers" every man in the North who dares to breathe a syllable for Peace.
ee the steamer Manassas, commonly called "the turtle," or "the ram," intended to "pitch into" Dr. Lincoln's blockading fleet. The commander or that fleet sent up a challenge a month ago to her "to cinches of steam (she carries 30) made eight shots in an experimental trip yesterday. If one of Lincoln's ships waits for her, and depends upon her guns to drive her off, she will sink the ship by dr during which time two war steamers, two frigates, and several smaller vessels belonging to Old Abe Lincoln's fleet, were in sight, but at a respectful distance, they not daring to interfere with thethem from their vengeance and fury." Kentucky refused to fight the South when called on by Lincoln's Secretary of War. She will also refuse to fight her now, when called on by the Union (7) Legcable discourse, each side endeavoring to outdo the other in courtesy. I have not yet heard of Lincoln or any of his Generals authorizing any exchange of prisoners; and if this exchange at Charlesto