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s an honorary member being detained here, and he being eager to leap into the fray on the Potomac, leaves immediately for that seat of war to fight when and where he can ! Before going he writes the following letters to his two daughters in Texas. It is no peculiar, and has so much of the impulse of true patriotism and native honesty and simplicity that we give it a place in our columns: An old soldier's Farewell address to his family, written by his own hand. Richmond, Va., Sept. 6, 1861. My dear and kind daughters: I am in this city and in good health. I came here from Mobile, Alabama, on the 3d inst., in Captain Young's company, and am now making ready to go on the cars to Manassas, as quick as possible. Daughters, you are educated, you can read and write, and I am certain you have made yourselves well acquainted with the difficulties between the North and South, and if so, you know the North has trampled the constitution of the United States under their feet, a
From Lynchburg.[special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Lynchburg, Sept. 6, 1861. According to Hebrew chronology, this world was 5,622 years old yesterday. Rosh Hashono, or New Year's Day, is observed by all Israelites as a holiday. The day following is generally devoted to religious exercises, but is not often observed, except in large cities, or at a point where a synagogue is located. The 14th of September is denominated. Your Kipsor, which, being interpreted, means The Day of Atonement. This day is set apart and most rigidly observed, by fasting, etc., by the scattered tribes in all quarters of the globe. Rosh Hashono was generally observed here yesterday by our Hebrew fellow-citizens, all of their stores being closed. Gen. A. S. Johnston, late of California, passed through this city yesterday evening en route for Richmond. He is the only man I have ever seen who in appearance completes my picture of a General. Recruits and new companies still continue t