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The Daily Dispatch: May 24, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Abingdon, Va., May 20, 1861.
The Daily Dispatch: December 8, 1860., [Electronic resource], A Bogus Benicia Boy out
Drowned. --Mr. J. Edward Calvert, a tobacconist, of Smythe county, Va., lost his life on Friday, while crossing the river at Jonesboro', Tennessee. His horse stumbled and precipitated him into the stream.
Mill burnt --The "Toledo Mills," property of Mr. S. D. Sprinkle, of Smythe county, Va, were consumed by fire on Saturday night last. The Monday night previous, his barn and stable were consumed; now his new and extensive mill is in ashes. The entire loss is about $10,000. Insurance on mill $3,500.
The Daily Dispatch: December 31, 1860., [Electronic resource], Negro Hiring. (search)
Negro Hiring. --On Tuesday last, several negroes were hired out publicly at Marion, Smythe county, Va. Able-bodied men hired at an average of $140. One woman was hired at $68. A falling off from the usual price.
The Daily Dispatch: July 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Proclamation of the
Governor of Tennessee. (search)
The Floyd Brigade. --A Wytheville correspondent writes that the complement of Gen. Floyd's brigade is fully made up and is now in camp. It is composed of the best fighting men of the mountains, and the counties of Wythe, Smythe, Tazewell, Grayson, Carroll, Bland, Nelson and Lee are splendidly represented. Success to the Floyd Brigade.
Drowned. --A young man named Samuel Scott, son of the Rev. Mr. Scott, of Smyth county, Va., was drowned recently, near Abingdon, while bathing. He was a member of Capt. Griever's company of volunteers.--The Abingdon Virginian says it is a singular, as well as melancholy coincidence, that a young man of the same name, a private in Captain Townes' Mecklenburg Rifles, was drowned near Boydton one day last week while bathing.
The Daily Dispatch: August 15, 1861., [Electronic resource], Fatal accident on the
Virginia and Tennessee Railroad. (search)
Fatal accident on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad. --On Saturday last, one of the trains on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, which was loaded with troops, ran off the track near Marion, in Smythe county, resulting in the killing and wounding of several of the volunteers. The following is a list of the casualties: Of the Palmetto Guards, A. J. Bond was killed; F. Winckle and S. Burton were dangerously injured; and G. W. Prewitt and A. J. Griffith were slightly injured. Of the Georgia volunteers, Jim Hestelile, William Chisholm and S. B. Stowers were slightly injured.--Lynchburg Rep.
The Daily Dispatch: September 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], The captured
Smyth county, Va., has organized three more companies of volunteers, making in all. It is reported that Gen. Scott took the oath lander and out of a larger than over on receiving the news from Missouri.
The Daily Dispatch: September 23, 1861., [Electronic resource], Terms of the