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The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], Federal relations with foreign Powers. (search)
g her people a very large number of Quakers, who are non-combatants from religious principle, she has given to the Southern army from twelve to fourteen hundred of as gallant fighting men, as there are in it — men who rushed to arms as soon as the time-honored flag of their old mother was given to the breeze. In the "bloody eighth"--a regiment which a eminent Georgia General has pronounced the most distinguished in the service — there are six companies of Londoners, and one of them, (Capt. Heaton's Hillsboro Border-Guards) was reunited right from a portion of the country, which the Courier's Leesburg correspondent would consider the foulest part of "the foul fester." These brave men won undying honor for themselves, and illustrated the invincible prowess of Southern resistance to tyranny in the blackest and hottest parts of the battle of Manassas and Leesburg, while, no doubt the Courier's valiant correspondent heard them from afar, in the safe retreat of a hospital or baggage wag