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ts and rifles, many of them of the best kind. There are also large stores of powder, cannon balls, grape, etc. After the arrangements were completed, Col. Wm. Henry Walker, late of the U. S. A., crossed the room, and taking the hand of Capt. Elzey, stated that as an old brother-in-arms, and lately an officer in the same army,r a true man perform. A silent embrace was all the reply Capt Elzey could make, and the embrace of two such men filled with tears the eyes of all who saw it. Col Walker was at West Point with Capt Elzey, and the endorsement given by one who has three times been shot down under the stars and stripes, is not unworthy of him who reced States officers — every one is a Southern man. The next was by the Governor to Capt. Elzey, in which he paid a deserved compliment to that officer. Lieut. Colonel Walker, of the staff, was put in charge, and His Excellency and suite returned to the city. About half past 4, the representative flag of Georgia was formally ra
ever service they may be needed. This is exclusive of the forces at Fort Morgan and Pensacola, numbering about 500 or 600 men. A large number of troops are being tendered to the Governor and President daily. If required, Alabama can furnish five thousand troops in a short time. Gen. Twiggs is expected here daily, and it is said, goes immediately to Charleston. He will probably be made Major General-in-Chief. Cola, Bragg and Johnston will also likely be Major Generals, and Col.C Wm. Henry Walker, of Ga., a Brigadier. During the secret session to-day the nomination of Gen. Peter G. T. Beauregard, of Louisiana, for Brigadier General of Provisional Army of the Confederate States, was confirmed, and secrecy removed. No other business was made public. President Davis will not allow civilians or West Point juniors to rank above West Point seniors, or citizens of the Confederate States who have heretofore seen service and who have resigned their commissions in the Unite
Mr. Baskervill, the bill for the voluntary enslavement of B. W. Love and Isaac Burnett, free persons of color, was taken. He said when the bill was before the House the other day, on the suggestion of members that a general bill, embracing the same objects, would be reported, he had moved to lay the bill on the table. He now reported said bill. The title reads as follows: "For the voluntary enslavement of free negroes without compensation to the Commonwealth. " On motion of Mr. Walker, the House adjourned. Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in Petersburg. Petersburg, March 5th, 1861. Well ! The long agony is over — another scene in our political drama has been enacted, and, like anxious spectators, who have viewed each rise of the curtain with mingled feelings, while eagerly awaiting the grand climax, we are ready to exclaim, "What comes next? " The inaugural address of Mr. Lincoln has greatly elated the friends of immediate secession — embodyin
Lieut. Col. William Henry Walker has resigned his position in the U. S. army on the issue of resistance to Lincoln's inauguration. He was shot seven times in one day in Mexico.
e, General Cocke's, and Gen. Jones's ranged themselves by the roadside, the whole forming a line nearly a mile in length, commencing a short distance beyond the village, and extending to the forks of the road, near Germantown.--Meanwhile, Gen. Wm. Henry Walker's brigade at Germantown had been drawn up, and all awaited the arrival of the President. Gen. Davis, accompanied by the other Generals, and their staffs, and escorted by the Adams troop, rode first to General Walker's camp, and after havGeneral Walker's camp, and after having the brigade pass in review, went on to where the others had been stationed. After passing along the line, saluting the colors of each regiment, President Davis took a position by the roadside, and remained until the three brigades had passed him. He then returned to Gen. Beauregard's headquarters, and at five this evening was escorted to Fairfax station, en route to Richmond. The review was a grand sight, and was, on the whole, very satisfactory. The men were dressed neatly, and l
e her in the battle of Manassas, and she was there captured by our men. I understand that General Dick Taylor, the Brigadier recently appointed to General William Henry Walker's brigade, has arrived and taken command. There is no disguising the fact that the men are very much dissatisfied at the change. They are not half thfications of Gen. Taylor for the position, and do not feel it liberty to take sides in the quarrel until acquainted with both. Captain Surzett, former aid to General Walker, has been appointed his Adjutant General. Captain Anderson, Adjutant to General Walker, has been ordered to Fernandina. On account of the inclemency of tGeneral Walker, has been ordered to Fernandina. On account of the inclemency of the weather, but few people came out to the polls to vote for President and members of congress. This precinct has its box at the Medical Director's Office, formerly known as Carmon's Store. One hundred and fifty-two votes were cast for President and Vice President, and all for Davis and Stephens. The soldiers voted at their regi