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ommunity. In addition to the Home Guards, another company of young men is about formed. Then there is a company of boys, from perhaps' fifteen to eighteen years old; another of boys from about ten to fifteen; and last, though not least, a few days ago there was a company formed of middle-aged and rather elderly men, Mr. Peacock being Captain; John F. Johnston, Colonel; Jno. B. Walker and others being officers, and among the privates, Col. Rocas, Rev. Messrs. Foot and Crumley. I saw even Dr. Jones and Maj. Reese in the ranks. They are a fine looking company of men, nearly all of more than ordinary size, and, as I assure you, appear determined to carry out what they undertake. Business is quite dull here, as elsewhere.--Men are leaving their occupations and their families to enlist in the service of our country willing to peril their health, and even their lives in defence of our rights. I do not believe such a people can ever be conquered, even by greatly superior numbers of
Five Dollars Reward. --Ranaway from the subscriber, on 4th inst., Eliza, a slave, property of R. W. Thomasson, Esq., who is about 35 years old, of medium size, dark brown skin, has a burn or scar on one of her checks, and lisps when speaking. Eliza may probably be found at the house of her sister, Fannie. White, on 7th north of Broad street, in this city. The above reward will be promptly paid for her delivery to B. A. Cocke, at Exchange Hotel, or to Albert S. Jones. my 24--6t In Hanover County.
they act when success crowns their movements. The Virginia forces march to Harper's Ferry. The Federal troops hear of their approach and evacuate the post with all speed. Of course this was the best thing the vaunting soldiers could do, and Capt. Jones was highly commended by prudence. Some were of opinion that they should not have believed the first reports that reached them touching the strength of the coming army. And many whose courage is of a rash, high kind, condemned the Captain forloss on the enemy. But the excited commandant already heard the tramp of the terrible legion at the gates, and giving the order to march, which was readily obeyed, the light-footed sons of war went at a trot toward Pennsylvania. Whether Captain Jones should have waited till the Virginians got a little nearer, and should have tried to ascertain the precise number of the force, is a question that concerns him and his Government. We only know that he left in a hurry, and that he and his com