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injurious to the South than that of all the other roads within her borders together. The whole of Western Virginia, except this invaluable region of the Southwest, with its salines, lead, iron, saltpetre, and invaluable railroad line, has been surrendered by the Government to the North. Pierpent's Government has been established by the laches of our Confederate Government, charged with the duty of protecting the Southern people and States. All of Western Virginia being turned over to Pierpont, except the Southwest, with its invaluable treasures, would any one in his senses believe that that region had been denuded of its own soldiers, and left open and defenceless, an inviting prey to the enemy? But for the fact staring the public in the face, so glaring and monstrous a piece of imbecility would be absolutely incredible. Such a road, such a country, such a treasury of indispensable minerals, being abandoned to the enemy by the Confederacy, what is to be done? Plainly this