phens, Dallas, La., corn and cotton stalk cutter and puller, Nov. 27, 1861.
J. D. Stewart, Jackson, Miss., sash fasteners, Aug. 21, 1861.
Marena A. Tarlton, New Orleans, La., cotton ties, Dec. 11, 1861.
Joseph Thomas, Batesville, Ark., bullet moulds, Oct. 15, 1861.
James H. Van Houton, Savannah, Ga., breech loading guns, Aug. 1, 1861.
John M. Walden, Fort Valley, Ga., switches for railroads, Aug. 7, 1861.
John M. White, Citronville, Ala., breech loading gun, Dec. 7, 1861.
Benjamin Winter, Buckingham C. H. Va., winnowing machines, Sept. 26, 1861.
L. B. Woolfolk, Goodistsville, Tenn., steam plough, July 23, 1861.
It will be perceived that eleven States of the Confederacy are represented in the foregoing list; and it appears that many inventions of practical utility, necessary for the prosecution of labor under the present exigencies, have suddenly germinated in the minds of our citizens, showing in every instance an improvement upon anything