Correspondence of the Richmond DispatchNerce from the Southwest--the ladies opposedto an armistice — presentation of Flags, &c., &c. Abingdon,Va., April 27, 1861.
Bravely the work still goes on!
Our mountain boys are itching to get a pop at the Gothe and Vandals sent out, and to be sent out, by that old tyrant and usurper and fool that presides at the head of affairs at Washington — in plain English, old Abe Lincoln.
Sixcompanies of volunteers have already been raised in Washington county.
The sixth company was raised in the lower end of the county, and is under command of Capt. Jas. T. Preston, the Colonel commandant of the regiment of militia.
A few days since the ladies of this town made a fine flag for the "Mounted Rifles." It was presented, for the ladies by Miss Lizzie Hardin of Kentucky, one of the teachers in Martha Washington College.
It was received by Lieut. R. B. Edmonson.
To-day the young ladies of Martha Washington College presented a handsome