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ich are of sufficient importance to be corrected. Colonel Sydenham Moore was printed Nydenham Moore, and the date of the battle of Seven Pines was twice printed 1st of May, instead of the 31st of May. Valentine, our Southern artist, has just completed, at his studio in Richmond, a superb bust of General Albert Sidney Johnston. It was never our privilege to meet this great man, but it is a very accurate likeness of the portrait from which it is modeled, and we learn that Colonel William Preston Johnston pronounces it the best likeness of the original extant, and proposes to have the engraving for his forthcoming memoir of his father made from this bust. There clusters around the name of Albert Sidney Johnston the highest admiration for his exalted genius, the warmest affection for his purity of character, and the tenderest memories and saddest regrets for his early fall. It will be a source of double joy to admirers of genius, virtue and patriotism everywhere to learn that