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Guerrilla Fighting in the West. --We copy the following from the Tazewell Democrat, of May 8d: A force of 150 Lincoln cavalry in Logan county, Virginia, met a defeat, a few days since, at the hands of Captain Dick Stratton and his men, numbering about 90. The Lincolnites marched on Brittain with the design of cutting him off. Anticipating their design, be suddenly fell upon their rear, dispersed them and killed fifty of their number.
ative of a country which knows seriously and practically the questions which there Englishmen only study as amateurs. Mr. Lincoln's representative is, no doubt attached to his principles and his party. These bring him very near to the opinions of the slavery question in America requires hardly less skill and courage than the management of the war. The election of Mr. Lincoln caused a third of the States of the Union to secede, and several more to halt irresolutely between secession and theirs who are returned by those States. The difficulties and dangers of the time made even the President a conservative. Mr. Lincoln takes his stand on the Constitution, and would doubtless be as willing as any one to make the largest concessions to t into two, is only interesting to them so far as it affects the fortunes of the race they protect. For the efforts of Mr. Lincoln in favor of the blacks, the Society applaud his Government; but they hardly care to think that the first object be has
Fredericksburg items. --From a gentleman who left Fredericksburg a few days ago, we gather a few interesting items. He attended the Episcopal Church last Sunday, and was an eye-witness to some things that transpired in the sacred edifice. A Yankee General came to the church door and asked the sexton to show him into the Mayor's pew, which he did accordingly. Presently the Mayor came in, bus seeing Lincoln's servant in his seat he betook himself to the gallery. Immediately afterwards the Mayor's family came in, but on beholding such a questionable character in their pew they disdained to honor old Abe's representative with their company, and they quietly seated themselves in another side of the church. The officiating clergyman omitted the prayer for the "rulers in authority," but offered up an extemporaneous prayer for the cause of the South, which grated more harshly still on the Yankee's sensibilities than the printed one in use. One of the Federal soldiers went into