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n the physical. He thanked God that now the Colportage work was relieving his fears and surrounding his boys by the holy influences of the Gospel. Rev. S. Henderson, editor of the Southwestern Baptist, felt that to-day Virginia is part and parcel of Alabama, since the flower of this State is there. Everything from the Old Dominion interests us here. Religiously, as well as politically, we have a common cause, and, therefore, with all his heart, he approved of the resolutions. Judge Watson, President Davis, of the Judson, and others, advocated this important work, after which a collection was taken up, amounting to $485, with $200 worth of books given by the Selma Bible Society, and the funds sent up by several churches for this object makes a contribution of $800, which is doing very well, "all things considered." An important report on the State of the country was read on which the goodness of God is in the states is gratefully acknowledg edged and the determination
d, I dashed up to about one hundred men, screened by some fallen trees from the battery which had been captured, and turned alternately upon our retreating forces along the bank, and our reinforcements embarking from the opposite shore — my eloquence was evidently abortive, they had found a safe retreat, and intended to hold it against a 1 such "squibs" as mine. One man said (with an oath) he would not fight without Generals; but a small boy, about fourteen years of age, who had belonged to Watson's battery, (I suppose,) sprang to his feet exclaiming "Give me a musket, and I'll follow Gen. Polk." I immediately commanded the man who had refused to move to give the boy his gun, and demanded the boy's name. "My name," he exclaimed, (octaro,) "is Charley Dutchman, and I'm from Louisiana." "Well, Charley," I replied, "I'll report you to Gen. Polk, and you can report these men." In an instant they dashed up the bank, led by Charley, and mingled in the fight. "Characteristic of Louisiana b