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this word better,) are working like beavers in the Court-House and Town Hall. A large number of coats and pantaloons are already finished, and several tents. They manage the tent-work without difficulty. They are getting on beautifully. John B. Strange, formerly of this place, has been appointed a Colonel of Volunteers. Mr. Strange is a fine officer, and was long the principal of a military academy in Norfolk, and for some years in Charlottesville. Our energetic friend, Wm. W. Gilmer, Esq., is making herculean efforts in this and adjoining counties to procure suitable artillery horses for the State. The Quartermaster's Department will not suffer in such hands. Col. Fry has appointed Thoms J. Wertenbaker as Commissary for the volunteer companies to rendezvous at this place, and Wm. G. Fretwell Quartermaster. Hon. W. C. Rives left his home on Wednesday to attend the Congress at Montgomery. W. Edgar Garth, Esq., has contributed $100 to the Monticello Guard.