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United action of Virginia. That capital paper, the Charlottesville Review, has an admirable article which, if any honor and sense of justice were left in the North, would not fail to produce an impression. The article, as will be seen, refers to the county of Augusta, and was written before the election. We may add that only one vote was given in that county against secession, that it has sent more men to the field than any other county, and has a good many more who are eager to go. Col. Baldwin, who was aptly designated as the "champion of the Union" in the Convention, will prove himself in the field as ready and determined as he has been in debate; and we, who differed from his county and the old line party in the beginning, have only now to say that no original Secessionist need ask any higher glory than to stand, as they will stand, side by side in the day of battle, with the generous, patriotic, and heroic members of the old Union party of Virginia. There is no longer in
more than he did. Unless the Penitentiary buildings are enlarged at no distant day, (of which at present there seems not to be the slightest chance) the requirements of the occasion will be such as to demand a full and free use of the Executive prerogative by Gov. Letcher. The following prisoners were released on yesterday: Alonzo C. Turner, sent by Lynchburg Circuit Court in 1857, for 18 years, for murder in the 2nd degree; Bartholomew Maloney, sent in 1852 by the Circuit Court of Augusta county for 40 years, as principal and aider and abettor in the commission of a rape. He was convicted in 10 cases, 4 years each; Frank Green, free negro, sent for 5 years by Middlesex County Court, for larceny. His time would have been out to-day. Nathaniel M. Dudley, sent by the Circuit Court of McDowell, for one year, for forgery; James Halcombe, sent by Greenbrier Circuit Court in 1858, for 5 years, for murder in the 2nd degree; Uriah Cherry, sent by Norfolk Circuit Court, in Oct., 1851,