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The Daily Dispatch: November 8, 1860., [Electronic resource], From
The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1860., [Electronic resource], A large Family. (search)
A large Family. --Mrs. Mary Haller died in Wythe co., Va., last week. She was in her 84th year — had been married sixty-sevenyears — had twelve children--sixty-two grandchildren--one hundred and twenty-four great-grandchildren, and Three great-great-grandchildre
Major George Duffey, of Alexandria, has been commissioned by Gov. Letcher as Lieutenant Colonel of the 21 regiment of Virginia Artillery. Mr. Layard, the famous traveler and explorer, has been re-elected a member of the British Parliament against great opposition. When a man wants money or assistance, the world, as a rule, is very obliging and indolent, and lets him want it. Gov. Ellis, of North Carolina, was inaugurated on Tuesday last, for the term of two years, to which he was elected. M. S. Crockett, formerly editor of the Richmond (Va.) Morning News, died in Wythe county, on the 23d ult. Ex-Judge Wm. Kent, son of the late Chancellor Kent, of New York, died there on Saturday last. Jos. G. Brown, a well known merchant of Nashville, Tenn., died on the 1st inst. Another of the editors of the New Orleans Picayune, L. L. Latham, is dead.
The Daily Dispatch: January 16, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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The Daily Dispatch: February 6, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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The Daily Dispatch: June 29, 1861., [Electronic resource], Patriotism in
Horses for President Davis. --A pair of elegant horses, presented by Gen. Floyd and a few other gentlemen to the President, were expected to arrive in Richmond yesterday from Wytheville. They were purchased from Mr. William Gibboney, of Wythe county. They are said to be an exact match, young and finely formed, and of blood-bay color. They cost $1000.
The Daily Dispatch: July 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Proclamation of the
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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.
The Daily Dispatch: July 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], Capture of a Swedish vessel, (search)
The Daily Dispatch: July 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], The lead and copper mines of
The lead and copper mines of Wythe. The mineral resources of Virginia must now be looked upon with more interest than ever by the Southern people. The following letter, dated Hillsville, Carroll county, Va, July 4th, furnishes information and makes suggestions which not only capitalists, but the Confederate Government, would do well to reflect upon and turn to advantage: I find myself, for the first time in my life, away down here amid the hills of this Southwestern part of the State, and have been deeply interested in what I have seen and heard of the topography and history of this region. On my way I paid a visit to that most interesting, and now especially important region, the "lead mines" of Why the. It is to these mines we must look for those interesting missives that our brave boys know so well how to transmit in and to the cowardly carcasses of Lincoln's minions, when they can have even the half of a chance, and none, among all our troops, with more unerring accu