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Good appointment. --Governor Letcher has appointed Henry E. Lehman, for some time past Assistant City Engineer, to a post under the State Government in the line of his profession. Mr. Lehman is a native of Germany, and an adopted son of the Old Dominion — intelligent, well educated, a thorough master of his profession, and will make a first rate officer.
Capt. Letcher, of the Rockbridge Rifles, has been promoted, and E. F. Paxton has been promoted to the Captaincy of the Rockbridge Rifles.
sixty-three field pieces. They have nearly one thousand men employed, he says in manufacturing arms. He says they have plenty of provisions, enough to last two years; also plenty of ammunition, except percussion caps, and they have a committee, who have a large number of men engaged to devise means of getting them, under any kind of pretence, dead or alive. He says there are several persons now in the Northern cities trying to get a sufficient supply. Jefferson Davis had notified Gov. Letcher of his intention to take command of the troops, and would plan the operations of attack.--Col Lee and Gen. Beauregard would have command of a force of several thousand. My informant further says that he was told that there were five men who had taken an oath to assassinate President Lincoln and Gen. Scott, if it cost them their lives. They are to go direct to Washington, and will attempt their purpose as soon as the first conflict takes place. My informant is a highly respectab