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those who are disloyal to their country, he (Bouligny) would outlive them all in the affectionate memory of a glorious, Union loving, law-abiding people. The Aid to Gov. Andrews, of Massachusetts, is in Washington, and called to-day on Lieut. Gen. Scott, it is understood, to tender to him, in the name of Gov. Andrews, the services of Massachusetts militia. Gen. Scott listened to the proffer, and then replied, that the Government needed no volunteers, and if needed, Massachusetts would notGen. Scott listened to the proffer, and then replied, that the Government needed no volunteers, and if needed, Massachusetts would not be called upon. The Peace Convention held a four hour's session yesterday. Mr. Seddon, of Virginia, urged an immediate consideration of the Crittenden Compromise. A prolonged debate ensued, and finally, at the request of Mr. Guthrie, of Tennessee, the subject was laid over until to-day. Views as to the probable result of the deliberations of the Convention differ. The ultra Republicans are endeavoring to defeat compromise of any kind. The two sections — their strength in 1860.
easily mastered by any civilian, and does not require, like other sciences, profound study and life-long devotion. Such a notion in time of peace may be as harmless as it is absurd, but when war has imperiled the lives and interests of a community, it will no more place uneducated officers at the head of its armies than the head of a family would call in a horse doctor to prescribe for his sick children. The Black Republicans understand the value of military science when they entrust to Gen. Scott the organization of the Army of Occupation in Washington, and it would be suicidal in the South, which has infinitely more at stake than the North, to manifest less intelligence and vigilance in the defence of its most sacred rights. General Davis, who is spoken of as the Commander-in-Chief of the Southern forces, is a regularly educated officer, and one of the best military men of the day. Virginia has sons in the U. S. Army who, in the event of her invasion, would, beyond all doubt, ass