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nes occurred in the administration of the oath to the men. We make up from the Star of Thursday evening the following: Company A, of the Union Regiment, Capt. Carrington, 100 men, having been drawn up in line north of the Department building, were inspected by Inspector General Stone, after which Major McDowell, U. S. A., caling" spirits, and the former taking the North and the latter the South side of Pennsylvania avenue, they proceeded towards Georgetown at a double quick. The Carrington Home Guards, of Georgetown, Capt. Goddard-- 54 rank and file — were the last on the ground. Being mostly heads of families, many were unwilling to take the oats. Herbert, Hines and McMillan, 4 sergeants, 3 corporals and 65 privates, also mustered at the same place and reported for service. This company, together with Carrington's corps, numbers 175 men all told, and owe much of their efficiency to the military enterprise not only of the company officers, but also to their Major. J. Gr
de of slave owners from Virginia. The following is an extract from a private letter written by a prominent citizen of Prince Edward to a gentleman in this city. The letter was written with no design for political effect, but merely the communication of facts that must be distressing to all parties within the limits of our venerated and beloved State: "It is melancholy to witness the stampede of slaveholders from our midst. I found on my return home, that A. R. Venable and A. C. Carrington, two of our best citizens, (owning fine estates in land and negroes in this county,) have gone South to look for a settlement. Mr. A. G. Green, another of our best citizens, with a considerable estate in land and negroes, starts with his family to-morrow for Texas, never to return; and a number of others, comprising the best of our population, with large estates, are making arrangements to go. If this state of things continues, the slaveholding portion of Virginia will soon be impoverishe