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The "Army Worms"--their Unholy Crusade, &c. Wylliesburg, Charlotte Co., Va., Nov. 19, 1861. Editors Dispatch: In the whirl of events it seems a viperous worm, "such as gnaw the bowels of a Commonwealth," has coiled itself in the heart of our cause. A heartless class of individuals, whom the press have appropriately denominated "the Army Worm." are profaning our noble cause with their foul touch. The eye of grave disapprobation, it is true, has been levelled at such a practice, with singular unanimity, and yet its vitality is active and vigorous. With what deep concern do patriot hearts behold such exactions laid upon a gallant soldiery, whose arms are raised in defence of those who impose them. No portion of our embryo republic is entirely free from this plague. Within the extremely short space of eight months, it has wound its form not only through the pores of Government and the great city, but its oppressive weight is being felt by the country people. Th
have no late advices from that quarter. The necessities of the Federal Army would seem to require the free navigation of the Potomac, and the consequent dislodgement of our Evansport batteries, but they may be aware of the fact that the Potomac can be easily blockaded in at least one other quarter. From Gen. Floyd's camp. The following extract of a letter is from a friend in the Floyd Brigade, and exposes another specimen of Yankee impudence: Camp near Raleigh C. H., November 19, 1861. The Yankees sent in a flag of truce to-day — haven't yet heard for what purpose; but, no doubt, it is a mere pretext to afford themselves some idea of our strength and position — but our General would not allow them to come within our lines. P. S.--Have just ascertained what the flag of truce amounted to. The Yankees sent over to propose that they would take no more Secessionist prisoners provided we would not take any more Union men. The proposition was addressed to the Com