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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs at Williamsburg. Williamsburg, Va., June 28, 1861. We frequently hear reports that large bodies of Federal forces are marching up From Old Point to give us battle, and you would be proud to see with what alacrity and joy our soldiers seize their arms. We are all (with the exception of a very few, who are sick,) in fine spirits and in fighting order, and under our brave and gallant commanders, we would never fear to meet the insolent invaders of our soil. The people of Williamsburg, and especially the ladies, are very kind to the soldiers in sewing for them and attending to the few who are sick. They comfort us with their smiles and blessings, and remind us of those ancient heroines-- "Those mothers of romance Who roused a nation for a woman's glance." The weather has been quite warm recently, but we generally cool off in the evening by taking a bath in the neighboring creeks. In a word, we are as comfortably a
The Daily Dispatch: July 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Cause of the Disturbance at Milwaukee. (search)
Fort tress, heavy cannonading was heard in the direction of Newport News Point, which was supposed to be from a trial of guns at Craney Island. The Baltimore Clipper, of the same date, says: A few minutes after the Adelaide quitted Old Point, a heavy firing was heard in the direction of Newport News Point. Many assert that the Federal forces had attacked that point, while the officers on the boat say that the firing was from Crany Island, where the rebels were practising with rifle cannon. We learn from a gentleman from Old Point Comfort, that the report in our morning's is sue of yesterday, that Surgeon Hebner Smith, of the gun boat Monticello, was mortally wounded at the affair on Tuesday, on the Rappahannock river, is erroneous. Although he received a painful wound in the cheek, he is not in the least danger. [Correspondence of the Associated Press.] Fortress Monroe, June 26th. --Lynch, the refugee from Norfolk, picked up by the Quaker City, confir