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The Daily Dispatch: January 23, 1861., [Electronic resource], Tortures of the
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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.public meeting in Rockingham — the Convention &c. Harrisonburg, Va., Jan, 21, 1861. To-day being Court day an unusually large crowd came to town, for the double purpose of attending to business, and to hear the different candidates for the Convention express their sentiments. The sentiment of the people seemed to be to exhaust every honorable means of compromise before ensuing extreme measures. There will be a large number of candidate to t
a resolution, requesting the County Court to appropriate $2,000 for the purpose of arming the county.
The meeting then adjourned, with three cheers for the Rockingham regiment and Southern rights.
After the meeting, an opportunity was offered to the candidates for the Convention to address the people.
There is other news, but we leave that for your excellent correspondent "Pen." I send this as a show of the political sentiment of the people of old Rockingham.
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Polities, &c., in Rockingham. Harrisonburg, Va, Jan. 22. After the regimental meeting yesterday, the candidates for the Convention commenced speaking. Each made his bow, announced himself, and argued his own claims, and advocated his own view of what the Convention should do. The following comprise the candidates so far; Col. A. S. Gray, Union; John F. Lewis, Union; John C. Walker, Secession; Dr. A. M. Newman, Secession; Jno. C. Woodson, Contingent; Dr. A. S. Coffiman, Union; Addison Harper, Union. Last night the Regimental officers were elected as follows; Colonel, S. B. Gibbons; Lieut. Colonel, E. T. H. Warren; 1st Major, Dr. Burke Chisman, 2d Major, Geo. W. Miller. This is a good selection, and the First Regiment of Rockinghom Volunteers will make a mark, if called into action. Yesterday was a poor day for auctioneers; the sales scarcely paid expenses. Pen.
The Daily Dispatch: March 1, 1861., [Electronic resource],
House of Delegates. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 2, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National Crisis. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 22, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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A. J. Donnellson