us very heartily.
He prays for the President of the Confederate States.
The President himself attends very regularly, and some intimate that he intends to become a candidate for membership.
I have not learned whether he has been baptized.
Gen. Cooper, the first on our list of generals in the regular army, is a member of the church.
The general was, I think, adjutant-general at Washington.
He is Northern born.
Major Gorgas is likewise a native of the North.
He is Chief of the Bureau of our office today and sat some time conversing with Secretary Walker.
He did not appear vexed at the determination of Congress, which he must have been apprised of.
The President is sick to-day — having a chill, I believe.
Adjutant-General Cooper was in, comparing notes with the Secretary as to the number of regiments in the field.
The Secretary has a most astonishing memory, and could easily number the forces without referring to his notes.
The amount is not large, it is true;