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s, Wm. H. Macon, New Kent, Michael Gretter, Lewis Webb, Theo. Robertson, Orange Bewnet, George W. Smith, Peyton Johnston, Geo. W. Gilliam, P. K. Whith, C. J. Sinton, Ed. S. Forneyhough, Wm. H. Bocook, Jas. P. Heath, Wm. K. Watts, Wm. Gray, John W. Wright, A. A. Farlet, Wm. H. Roberts, of Richmond Howitzers, P. A. Hazall, I. H. Walse, Wm. Smith. miles Turpin, Milms C. Hggleston, Elijah Baker, Wm. L. Mc Inn, H. T. Pate, D. M. Robertson, Jas. A. Scott, Jas. Walsh, Samuel C. Donnan, For themselves and others. Richmond, January 28, 1862. Gentlemen: Sincerely grateful for the call which you, and many others of my fellow-citizens, have made upon me, I do not hesitate to annouce myself a candidate to represent our District in Congress. My duties in Congress will not permit me to go through the District a under other circumstances I would gladly do. I content myself with announcing my inextinguishable devotion to our ca
be obtained, amounted to about 38,000. ours had been increased by eight Southern regiments. On the 15th of July, Col. Stuart reported the advance of Gen. Patterson from Martinsburg. He halted, however, at Baker's Hall, nine miles from Winchester, where he remained on the 16th. On the 17th he moved to his left, to Smithfield. This created the impression that he intended to attack us on the south, or was merely holding us in check, while Gen Beauregard should be attacked at Manassas by Gen. Scott. about one o'clock on the morning of July 18th, I received from the Government a telegraphic dispatch, informing me that the Northern army was advancing upon Manassas, then held by General Beauregard, and directing me, if practicable, to go to that officer's assistance, sending my sick to Culpeper Court-House. in the exercise of the discretion conferred by the terms of the order, I at once determined to march to join General Beauregard. The best service which the army of the She