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The Daily Dispatch: may 30, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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n company were early alarmed by the arrival of the Government forces in Alexandria, and, mounting their horses, began a precipitate retreat, riding till they believed themselves far beyond the reach of pursuit. They were rejoiced to see troops advancing from the West, whom they supposed to be reinforcements in their aid. Rushing hastily forward, they found themselves surrounded by the Michigan volunteers, and surrendered without a blow. They were taken on board the steamer Baltimore, Capt. West, and conveyed as prisoners of war to the Navy-Yard. We found them gaily attired, with feathered chapeaus, apparently unconscious of the fate to which their treason naturally consigns them. Some of them were anxious to convince those with whom they conversed that their friends and relations, as well as their own unbiased sympathies, were on the side of the flag of our Union. They were a crestfallen troop indeed, for some had already doffed their feathered chapeau for the simple felt. Th
Books for the soldiers. --Messrs. West and Johnston, booksellers, at 145 Main street, have just issued Southern editions of the invaluable work of Col. Wm. S. Hardee on Tactics, and the Volunteer's hand book, a valuable treatise on the same subject. These are books suitable to the times. Had the latter been peaceful, it is more than likely that they would have been printed at the North; being otherwise, and the war having taught our Southern publishers to rely on themselves, the printing was done, and very well done too, in Memphis, Tenn., and Raleigh. N. C.
amendment to the Constitution. Floyd. Has voted unanimously for the Ordinance of Secession. N. Thrash beats I. Goodykoontz about 80 votes. Fayette. For secession, 407; against it, 129, and three precincts to hear from. Botetourt, For the House of Delegates--Anderson, 781; James, 587; Word, 518; Waugh, 75. For the Senate — Boyd, 608; Wiley, 496. For Attorney for the Commonwealth — Miller, 809; Obenchain, 117. For secession, 1,260; against, 2. Halifax. George H. West and John R. Edmunds are elected to the House of Delegates by large majorities. Logan is elected to the Senate — all for secession. Prince Edward. For House of Delegates--T. T. Tredway, 403; R. A. Booker, 226; For secession, 688; against, none. For amendment, 385; against it, 214. All the precincts heard from, and this is the final result. Culpeper. For secession, 848; against it, none — tw precincts to hear from. Page. For Ordinance of Secession, 725; against,