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d much disappointment is manifested when one is told "the last number has been sold." Our town is very quiet now. We entertain no apprehension of an attack from the enemy. We think the lesson they received on the glorious 21st October will cause them to ponder long and well before they attempt any advance. Did you hear of that Mississippi youth who fought so bravely? It is but sheer justice to mention another, a Virginian. We refer to the grandson of ex-President Tyler, master John Tyler Waller, who, just recovered from an attack of illness; shouldered his musket, and joining the 8th Virginia, under Colonel Hunton, was in the first attack, and continued the fight until the enemy was driven into the Potomac. He is highly spoken of by Gen. Evans, which must delight his grandfather's (the noble old patriot) heart. But thousands of boys like these two youths — aged about 15--will be found in our Army, and of such stuff heroes can be made if property cared for and noticed. I