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The State, though late waking up, will contribute her share in this war. Every man is mounted or armed after a fashion. The very children have caught a martial spirit, and dash over the prairies most wildly on their mustangs. Companies, battalions, and regiments of cavalry, artillery, and infantry are forming and concentrating in various portions of the State. Among these forces I must mention a mounted regiment of Texas Lancers, the only one in the Confederacy under the command of Col. G. W. Carter, formerly of your State, but now President of Soule University, of this State. It is a most formidable body of men, armed with lances, shot-guns, and revolvers, and many of them incredibly expert in their use. Much excitement prevails at this particular point as to what the Lincolnites purpose here. The Santee, the blockading vessel, is lying off about five miles, and there are reports of transports in the vicinity. I had a distinct view of three other vessels last evening in m