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assembled by the marquee, and listened with bowed, uncovered heads to prayers read by Dr. Harrold. Soon after comes "taps," and the lights are extinguished. I must correct an unintentional error in my last letter, in which I spoke of Brigadier Gen. Smith, when I was perfectly aware that he was a General, and commanded a corps of the "army of the Potomac." The Commander-in-Chief is General Johnston; Gen. Beauregard commands the first corps and Gen. Smith the second. My error was a slip of quee, and listened with bowed, uncovered heads to prayers read by Dr. Harrold. Soon after comes "taps," and the lights are extinguished. I must correct an unintentional error in my last letter, in which I spoke of Brigadier Gen. Smith, when I was perfectly aware that he was a General, and commanded a corps of the "army of the Potomac." The Commander-in-Chief is General Johnston; Gen. Beauregard commands the first corps and Gen. Smith the second. My error was a slip of the pen. Bohemian.
Sequestration Proceedings. The State of Virginia having been divided into districts for convenience of collection under the Sequestration Act, the following Receivers are appointed by the C. S. District Court, District No. 1--Francis L. Smith, formerly of Alexandria. No. 2--William A. Mauny, formerly of Washington city. No. 3--Henry L. Brooke, of Richmond city. No. 4--John M. Speed, of Lynchburg. No. 5--and other portions of the State for which no Receiver is appointed — Thos. T. Giles, of Richmond city. No. 6--Thomas H. Campbell, of Nottoway. No. 7--John W. Francis, of Norfolk. Mr. Giles is the General Receiver for that portion of Eastern Virginia not included in the local districts. That part of the city of Richmond lying west of Eleventh street is included in District No. 3, and all east of that street in district No. 5. The counties of Aconmac and Northampton constitute district No. 8. The following order was entered in the Confederate States District Court yesterd