Indignation Against the Vandal Hordes

Gun Metal. – In speaking a few days since of the call made for brass and other gun metal, we stated that there were a number of old cannon stuck at the corners of different streets in this city that would serve an admirable turn in the present juncture. There is certainly enough gun metal […]

Amongst the Galaxy of Confederate Stars One Has Disappeared

Gen. Jackson Words have no power to express the emotion which the death of Jackson has aroused in the public mind. The heart of our whole people bleeds over the fallen hero, whom they loved so well because he so loved their cause, and vindicated it, not only with vast energy and courage, but with the most […]

In the Front Ranks As Dangerous Weapons

Pettifoggers. – Richmond, like many other cities of similar size and pretensions to respectability, is not entirely exempt from the presence of a lot of pettifogging, two-cent lawyers, who are seen usually in all their peculiar glory in the lower courts, the advocates of dubious and uncertain rights, and who as such obtain from the […]

The School Bids Fair to Equal That of Any Military Academy in the South

University Military School. – The school lately established at the University of Virginia, for military instruction, has been started under most happy auspices, so far as the prospects of the school itself are concerned. – It is now in a very flourishing condition, about one hundred young gentlemen having already entered, and the applications daily received for admission being numerous. […]

Every Facility Will Be Afforded By Our People to Induce Them to Come

Richmond as the Confederate Capital. — We understand there is considerable favor shown to our beautiful and advantageously situated city by the Provisional Congress, as the permanent Capital of our Southern Confederacy. We say advantageously situated, for if Washington was a suitable location for the Capital of the United States, we think that, as we […]

Chains of a Despicable and Ignoble Vassalage

The triumph of truth and justice over wrong and attempted insult was never more heartily appreciated by a spontaneous uprising of the people. Soon the Southern wind will sweep away with the resistless force of a tornado, all vestige of sympathy or desire of co-operation with a tyrant who, under false pretenses, in the name […]

Give the Anderson a Wide Berth

DANGEROUS PRACTICE. — The adolescent juvenility of the city are much given to practicing the dangerous amusement of clinging to the engine Jos. R. Anderson, as it passes through 8th street, from the Petersburg to the Fredericksburg Depot.  An unlucky slip will cause some of them to be crushed into jelly, when a great hue and […]