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The Daily Dispatch: September 12, 1862., [Electronic resource], The Uprising in the West--Salt manufacture — the Conscript law. (search)
g swiftly by, and soon wheel in front of the woman and halt. We stopped and waited until they came up, when, at a glance, we discovered the beard on her face, and saw it was a man in disguise. They took him to Blacksburg, and he owned up that he was disguised so that he might pass the guard at that place, who have in custody some conscripts. He said he was bound to Giles county to see his brother. As he passed through town he pretended to open his bosom and suckle the baby. His name is Adams, from the lower part of Montgomery county, about five miles from Allegheny Springs, and is no doubt a deserter. He was taken in custody by the guard, and will be sent to Christiansburg. The Conscript law is not half executed in this section. I have been at the different Springs, where I saw men from all the States, who had left home to avoid the Conscript act; and unless the idea of Senator Wigfall is carried out, and all men from all the States made to show that they are not conscrip
, for the purpose of resisting the capture or the invasion of Maryland, or the assault upon Washington. It is said, also, that there is a proposition to establish a large camp at Chambersburg, in your State, for the purpose of preventing a raid into Pennsylvania.--Jackson would desire nothing better than to go into winter quarters in the fruitful valley of the Susquehanna, and his guerrillas would find abundant and exhilarating sport in foraging upon the loyal farmers of York, Franklin, and Adams. From New York. New York, Sept. 3 --New York is but seldom satisfied with letting well enough alone. It is eternally over doing things. Thus, the committee appointed at the Park war meeting the other day, to wait upon our wealthy citizens, to solicit subscriptions in order to forward enlistments, instead of confining themselves to that single duty, met to-day and Resolved. That Gen. Fremont and Gen. Mitchell be requested if the Government will consent, to organize in this