hole of Rodes's division, consisting of Battle's Alabama brigade, Daniel's, Johnson's and Ramseur's N. C. brigades, and Doles's Georgia brigades, have patriotically followed the lead of Rodes's old brigade, and are now enrolled for the war. Nor has it ended here Lane's North Carolinians of Wilcox's division, and Wilcox's old brigade of Anderson's division, have likewise renewed their pledges of devotion to their cause and country.
Old Virginia, too, is no laggard in this glorious work.
Mahone's brigade, made up of men from those portions of the State now within the enemy's lines and under the dominion of Beast Butler, are nobly "showing their faith by their works."
On the 2nd, Col. Rogers, of the sixth Virginia, issued the following eloquent order to his regiment.
To be appreciated, it must be mentioned in connection that the family of Col. R., by the rigor of Beast Butler and his myrmidons, have been reduced from affluence almost to beggary, and compelled to wander almost