Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: April 24, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the
collection for April 21st, 1861 AD or search for April 21st, 1861 AD in
Your search returned 4 results in 4 document
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in North Carolina --troops in motion — enthusiasm of the people. Raleigh, N. C., April 21st, 1861.
Notwithstanding to-day is Sunday, it has been a day of great rejoicing in the "City of Oaks." At five o'clock P. M., a special train from the West arrived at the depot of the N. C. Railroad, containing four hundred strong arms and stout hearts en route for the most available points of attack, eager for the fight, and with the Confederate flag waving from each coach, with one star to the glorious seven, which glistens to the name of Virginia.
Hundreds of persons, old and young, had congregated at the depot to welcome them, and as the train approached containing these uniformed soldiers who had armed and equipped themselves for their loved South, one long, glad shout rent the air to the tune of three times three.
Such manifestations cannot fail to buoy the hearts and nerve the arms of these gallant patriots.
After remaining at th