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uld require millions of men to overrun our vast, sparsely-settled country, with its forests, its morasses, and its mountain chains, even were it possible to subsist them on their march but overrunning us would not subdue us. Maryland, Missouri, and Kentucky have been overrun and occupied by his forces, but they are not subdued in spirit or in fact, and more troops will be needed to prevent open rebellion among them than it took to overrun and occupy them. In those Suites in Alexandria, Fairfax, Southwestern Virginia, and on our Eastern Shore, is fine, wherever the Federal have occupied portions of the South, they have increased the number of their enemies, and lessened the number of their friends. Yet, they vainly cling to the hope that the Union feeling is yet strong in the South, and will rise up and assert itself at their approach. Disappointed everywhere else, they now declare that it will exhibit itself in Western Tennessee, in a region that has sent more troops to oppose
mbers present and of those absent, unless otherwise ordered by a majority of those present. The bill increasing the salary of Joseph Jackson, Clerk of accounts in the office of the Auditor of Public Accounts, was called up by Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, and on his motion was made the order of the day for Monday next. The bill to prevent shooting and trespassing on Sunday was taken up, on motion of Mr. Garnett. Various amendments were rejected, and one offered by Mr. Coghill, was adopted, President, under a rule adopted this morning, ordered the roll to be called in order to ascertain the absentees with a view to their publication. This was done and a large number found absent. At this stage of the proceedings, Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, moved to rescind the order of publication, on which the Senate divided — ayes 15 nays 14. The bill to organize a military contingent fund was taken up and passed. House of Delegates. Thursday, March 6. The House was opened at