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erald, of this city, urges that "there never was a more inviting field for colportage effort than that now afforded by the large armies that are now being stationed at various points in this State. In a few hours a colporteur may place a tract in the hands of hundreds of our most promising young men, may urge upon them the claims of the Gospel, and in many ways do them good. Who can calculate the amount of good that may be done by placing in the hands of an ambitious young man the life of Havelock, or of Capt. Vicars, or of Col. Gardner? We invite earnest, prayerful attention to this subject. It is one of unspeakable importance. Let our pious, self-sacrificing men engage in this work, and let patriotism as well as religion, afford the means for their support." In commenting on the above, the editors of the Herald speak of the "work as one of prime importance. It is in an important sense the Christian work of the day, and we need to combine our energies for its most efficient pros
Camp Ashland, Hanover Co.Va. May 15, 1861. All are well here, except a few who have taken cold, and they are rapidly improving under the care of the surgeon, Dr. Landon Rived, and his assistant, Dr. T. L. Hunter. It would amuse you to see some of your Main street merchants — members of the Governor's Guard — who enter with alacrity on the duties and labors of camp life, carrying parcels and packages, and performing other hard work without grumbling. Last evening the Young Guard, of your city, serenaded several of our citizens, who were highly delighted. The vocal music was excellent. I understand that the Governor's Guard and Chesterfield Troop (Company B) have a kind of family worship every evening. Providence never forgets those who call upon Him. The "host" of Ashland, John L. Thompson, labors hard to please his guests. Havelock