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want one commanding mind at the head, who will enjoy the absolute confidence of man and woman, and whose command every heart will leap to obey. That is what we need in Virginia at this moment — the obtainment of which brings the supply of everything else besides. There is a cheering item in the newspapers, promising the early presence amongst us of another important acquisition. It announces Ben McCullogh as on his way to Virginia with a regiment of Rangers. What a charm is in the names of McCullogh, Hays, Chevallie! Would that all three could appear in Virginia; but that cannot be. McCullogh, however, is coming, to teach our young men the art of guerilla and partisan warfare.-- Somehow or other we cannot help relying as much upon this mode of defending our soil against the invader as upon regular operations in the field, Certain it is, that thousands of our bravest young men can find employment in this way, who cannot get into the regular service. Welcome, brave McCullogh!