ber, and I will take care of the land — and I ask it, knowing the request will never be known by them until the war is over.
Gen. French writes that the enemy at Suffolk and Newbern amounted to 45,000; and this force now threatens Weldon and Wilmington, and we have not more than 14,000 to oppose them.
With generalship that should suffice.
All the Virginia conscripts are ordered to Gen. Wise, under Major-Gen. Elzey.
The conscripts from other States are to be taken to Gen. Lepassport system have already been introduced.
But where are State Rights now?
Congress meets to-morrow.
The generals in North Carolina are importunate for reinforcements.
They represent the enemy as in great force, and that Weldon, Goldsborough, Raleigh, and Wilmington are in extreme peril.
Lee cannot send any, or, if he does, Richmond will be threatened again, and possibly taken.
How shall we live?
Boarding ranges from $60 to $100 per month.
Our landlord says he wi