The telegraphic despatches in another column,
concerning the outbreak at Harper's Ferry, are stirring
enough for ordinary purposes. We believe the affair,
however, to be greatly exaggerated, as such occurrences
Our goodly city was in a state of the liveliest excitement
all yesterday evening. The military, particularly,
were in great commotion. The Governor, we learn, has
ordered the whole volunteer Regiment to the scene of
disturbance. Company "F," under command of
The "soldiers" took leave of their wives and little ones last night amid such weeping and wailing, not expecting ever to see them more! It was a heart-rending scene, to be sure. We endeavored to procure a lock of the hair of several of the "soldiers," as a memento of them, in case they should fight, bleed and die in the service of their country; but they were too much afflicted by the parting scene to pay any attention to our request. We expect to see half of the "soldiers" back at least. -- But good fortune to them all.
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