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The Daily Dispatch: September 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], An English officer killed by an elephant. (search)
aking proper and arrangements for the care of the sick and wounded soldiers, now and hereafter. We have now, it says, two--including Western Virginia, we may rather say three--battle-fields, upon which great actions may at any time be expected to take place, with more or less of casualty to our brave troops engaged therein. It behooves all the Confederate States to take timely order to meet this need. From Louisiana has been sent a large proportion of the armies in the field, in Eastern Virginia and in Missouri, white in Western Virginia and in Kentucky, our State is represented by the presence of several companies. At convenient places arrangements should at once be made for the establishment of hospitals for the care of the sick and wounded, and also for the provision of comfortable clothing, diet, and cooks, those necessary securities of good health in camp. Nor should the important article of good water-proof tents be forgotten. It is now the eve of the rainy season, whe
--It gives us pleasure to observe the tributes to the chivalry and hospitality of Virginians, which abound in the journals of our. Southern contemporaries. We would freely transfer them to our columns, but do not desire to blow the trumpet for our good old mother, whose works speak for her without a word from any of her sons. She has seventy thousand troops now in the field, and every house within her borders is the soldier's home. At some future time, we may set forth what the State of Virginia has done in the way of preparation for this war; and we think that when the facts and figures come to be known, it will be admitted that no State of ancient or modern days, having the same disadvantages to contend against, ever achieved as much in the same space of time as Virginia, from the moment when Lincoln's purpose of overthrowing the Constitution became manifest.--She was slow of vision to detect that purpose; but, once discerned, her attitude has been most disinterested, energe