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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in Suffolk. Suffolk, Va., June 3d, 1861. The Third Regiment of North Carolina Volunteers are quartered here. They are a fine looking body of men. Col. Pender is admired by our citizens and loved by his command.--Two companies of Baltimore soldiers are here, under command of Col. Thomas, and the Petersburg Cavalry are here. We learn that several thousand more troops are to be here this week. The plans of the enemy are understood by those in command, and they will be prepared to receive them. Suffolk is all bustle and excitement now, but I mention a fact noticed by all that there is less drunkenness and rowdy conduct than was ever seen at a place where so many soldiers were encamped. Yesterday was a lovely day, and the Episcopalian, Methodist, and Christian Churches were opened and well filled. There was, also, I learn, preaching at the camp of the North Carolina Volunteers, near the splendid spring on the premises o
From Camp Allen.[special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Camp Allen, Jamestown Island, Headq'rs 4th Reg. Va. Vols., June 3, 1861. The Fourth Regiment of Virginia Volunteers are encamped at this place. The officers and men are full of spirits and anxious for a fight. It is rumored that we shall have it in a few days. If we do, look out for a good report from the boys of the Fourth. With our field and company officers we have nothing to fear, and with them we will go wherever they lead. Our regiment is commanded by Col. J. G. Hodges, Lieut. Col. D. J. Godwin and Maj. Wm. White--men of great worth and courtesy. They are efficient and popular officers, and though strangers to us all, much beloved and respected by our company officers and men. They are regarded here as superior tacticians and field officers. The forces under their charge are in a most thorough condition of discipline, and everything goes on like clock-work. No regiment in the State, in so short a tim
And I furthermore enjoin upon all the good people of this Commonwealth to deport themselves with the calmness and composure becoming a free people conscious of their rights, and resolved to maintain them, nothing doubting, that by the patriotic devotion, concentrated energy and determined will of the people, in firm reliance upon the blessing of Divine Providence, we shall be able to maintain the liberty, independence and integrity of our ancient Commonwealth, and the safety, honor and welfare of the Confederate States. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this third day of June, 1861, and in the 85th year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford. Secretary of the Commonwealth. The several newspapers throughout the State will insert the foregoing Proclamation three times in each of their papers and forward their accounts to the Executive Department for payment. je 3--d&c3t