WASHINGTON, Feb. 28.
A conspiracy of rebel citizens has been discovered in Alexandria, the chief of whome are Col. Danginfield and the cashier of the Farmers’ Bank. The organization was to afford relief to the friends of Southern rights. Twenty Seven Arrests have been made. The suppression of this society has no military significance whatever.
– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Saturday Morning, March 1, 1862, p. 1