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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter
: events at 9 Nashville, Columbus, New Madrid, Island number10, and Pea Ridge. (search)
General Assembly of Virginia.[Extra session.] Senate. Thursday, Feb. 14, 1861. Called to order at the usual hour, and opened with prayer by Rev. Mr. Saul., Bill Reported.--By Mr. Thompson, for the relief of Josephine Harper. Petitions.--The following petitions were presented: By Mr. Coghill, petition of Geo. Woodson, and other slaves of A. S. Goodson, asking the enactment of a law authorizing their voluntary enslavement. By Mr. H. W. Thomas, petition of Celia Edmunds, asking certain relief. Mr. Carson presented sundry petitions in favor of the Strasburg connection. Resolutions.--The following resolutions of inquiry were adopted: By Mr. Quesenberry, of amending the charter of the Bank of Commerce, of Fredericksburg; by Mr. Townes, of amending the charter of the Bank of Danville; by Mr. Neal, to authorize Thos. Chancellor to construct a wharf on his land, on the South side of the Little Kanawha River, near its mouth. Change of Hour.--On motion of M
The Convention. But little progress was made yesterday in the business of the State Convention. Mr. N. A. Thompson, of Hanover, was elected Sergeant-at-Arms, and Mr. B. R. Lineous, of Raleigh, First Doorkeeper. The credentials of the Commissioners from South Carolina, Georgia and Mississippi were presented, and a committee was appointed to wait upon the distinguished visitors, and extend to them the courtesies of the Convention.
The Daily Dispatch: January 31, 1862., [Electronic resource], Late Southern intelligence. (search)
Aid to the 35th Va. Regiment. In addition to the amounts heretofore acknowledged subscribed in behalf of this regiment, whose homes are now in the hands of the enemy, the following additional sums have been received by Mr. J. L. Reeve, the Treasurer of the fund, at Messrs. Yancey & Harrison's. The total amount received up to this time is $1,445.82: Jas. Thomas, Jr., $10; Eliott & Drewry, $35; C. T. Worthem & Co., $10; J. M. Taylor & Son, $10; I. & G. B. Davenport, $10; C. W. Purcell, $10; Nicholas Mills, $15; Mrs. Bettle C. Jones, $2; N. A. Thompson, $2; Cash, $5; R. T. Hubard, Jr., $17; Cash, $10.