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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Affairs in the Southwest. Abingdon, Va., May 6th, 1861. For somedays past volunteers from Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Kentucky and Tennessee, have been passing along the railroad to Lynchburg and Richmond. The three companies of volunteers now in barracks at this place, and several hundreds of our citizens, men, women and children, visited the depot for several days, for the purpose of welcoming the soldiers from the distant States to "old Virginia's shore." But on each occasion, when there had been such a desire to receive the troops, all were disappointed. As often as we know that troops are to arrive at the depot, our citizens and volunteers turn out to give them a hearty welcome. The six companies of volunteers which have been raised in this county, have been, and are yet very anxious to get into the contest. So far they have been pretty regularly and well drilled. Abingdon, as all are aware, has been made a place
Appointments. --Mr. E. S. Hutter, Jr., of Lynchburg, has been appointed by the Governor as First Lieutenant in the Provisional Army of Virginia, and Mr. James Dearing, of Campbell, as Second Lieutenant in the same.
the 81st year of his age. Dr. Antisell, late assistant examiner of the Patent Office, has been promoted to the place of chief examiner. The brokers of Lynchburg accommodate the soldiers by taking the notes of Southern banks at par. A suspicious character who has been traveling about Maryland and Virginia, was arresty, issued the bonds of the county for $10,000, to aid the volunteers. The New Orleans Light Guard, of Louisiana, and the Davis Guard of Kentucky, arrived in Lynchburg Tuesday morning. A recruiting office for Federal soldiers has been opened in Baltimore. Eighty-one enlisted on Monday. Ex-Governor Gorman is to head a the volunteers. "Havelock Guards" is the name of a new company in Alexandria. The Court of Appeals of Virginia will not meet in Lewisburg until the 12th of July. The Mobile Regiment, at Lynchburg, were ordered to Norfolk. The ladies of Fredericksburg have made up a large quantity of clothing for the soldiers.