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l the Southwestern States will concur in the propriety of perpetuating the policy of river blockade, which has been inaugurated just at the right time for us.--The States above us cannot reasonably complain that the navigation of the Mississippi river is not free to them, when they have been the first to interrupt it; and they must expect that the example they have set us will be followed by the South renewing the blockade as soon as it shall be suspended by them. The same paper says: The steamer H. D. Mears arrived yesterday afternoon from Vicksburg, having on board tour military companies from Arkansas, as follows: Etonia Guards, Capt. Martin, from Pulaski county, numbering 70 men; Crockett Guards, Capt. Crockett, Arkansas county, numbering 116 men; DeWitt Guards, Capt. Quartermans, Arkansas county, numbering 70 men; Monticello Guards, Capt. Jackson, Drew county, numbering 103 men. These companies make a handsome and imposing appearance, and are en route for Lynchburg.
Arrival of Middle Tennessee troops. --The First Battalion of the Second Regiment of Tennessee volunteers, about five hundred strong, reached Lynchburg early Sunday morning last.
f God, we will defend it to the last, against the invading hordes of Abolitionists which now threaten us with destruction.--When I left Virginia, I was informed of their gathering on our borders. Our own brave sons were up in arms, going forth to meet them. As I came along, I met the South Carolina Regiment going forth to shed their blood, if need be, in our defence. I also saw the gallant Georgia soldiers which have rallied to the defence of Portsmouth and Norfolk. As I passed through Lynchburg, I saw two splendid Regiments of Alabama soldiers on their way to the point of our country's danger; and still, as I came on, I met the brave soldiers from Mississippi coming to our rescue. I also noticed that a most cordial and hearty greeting and welcome was everywhere extended to all those soldiers who have so patriotically, and with such alacrity, stepped forth to defend our country in this her hour of danger. The men met them with shouts and cheers. The women and children, from the
Lieutenant William Clagett, of the Loudoun Artillery, accidentally shot himself in the arm on Wednesday last, in Leesburg, Va. The notorious Ned Buntline is in Washington, "dressed in a red shirt." The Irish citizens of Lynchburg are about forming a volunteer company.