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From the white Sulphur Springs. the effect of the War upon the Springs--the tender care of woman — Efficient officers — cold weather — divine service — a funeral — death of Mrs. Holt [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] white Sulphur Springs, Nov. 17, 1861. in my humble efforts in aiding and abetting "Southern treason," I have been detained for a day or so in the vicinity of this place, and for want of other employment this evening, have concluded to give you a hasty sketch of matters and things here. the blighting effects of War are scarcely anywhere in the Confederacy more plainly marked than in this lovely valley amidst the mountains, once consecrated to the votaries of fashion. The noble palaces and beautiful cottages, when in days gone by, none but gay ladies and purse-proud fords dared to enter, are now one vast hospital. The first glance satisfies you of the mighty change. Here and there, scattered about, are tents, wagons, ambulances, &c., t
Malevolent imputation Answered. Camp-- Nov. 17, 1861. Editors Dispatch: In the Dispatch, of the 14th inst., I find the following paragraph in a letter to the New York Herald, from "Camp Butler, Newport News, Oct. 27th 1861:" "Yesterday afternoon General Phelps sent out a detachment of Company D. First New York, Volunteers, under command of Lieut. ingersoll, to a house belonging to Baker P. Lee, about three miles from camp. For the last month the only occupants of the house have been a poor white woman and three negresses. Some days ago Lee sent a messenger to this white woman, warning her to leave the house, as he purposed to burn it down over her head. The woman was, of course, frightened, and fled in the direction of Back River, and when one of our scouting parties, on Friday last, came to the house, they found one of the negresses in a dying condition, and the other two, being old and diseased, unabled to take care of themselves. Out of feelings of humanity,