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this city. By order of J. H. Baker, colonel Tenth Minnesota infantry, commanding post. J. C. Braden, Post Adjutant. A Grand Lincoln meeting — Emblems of Abe's Monarchy — resolutions, Etc. As a matter likely to enlist the curiosity of our readers, we give in full the proceedings of a Lincoln meeting in Washington, the metropolis of the shoddy speculators and legal thieves of the United States. The resolutions might be a little altered if they had "heard the news" from Southwestern Virginia and Georgia, but we give them as they are: The imposing ceremonies of raising the "starry banner" to the top of the lofty flag staff at the junction of Garrison street and Virginia avenue took place last evening. The pole, topmast and truck are about one hundred and ten feet high from the ground, and in all respects well finished and ornamental. The east front of tand erected for the speakers is beautifully decorated with transparencies, as follows: In the centre
right sort of officers in command. Its importance to the Confederacy is well known to President Davis. It is, in fact, the most important place in the whole Confederacy. The Yankees know that as well as we do. If it be taken, we lose the State of Virginia, in all probability; and the State of Virginia is, unquestionably and unmistakably, the backbone of the Confederation. It is strange, then, that its defence should be entrusted to men who loiter away the time when they should be preparing rginia, in all probability; and the State of Virginia is, unquestionably and unmistakably, the backbone of the Confederation. It is strange, then, that its defence should be entrusted to men who loiter away the time when they should be preparing everything for a crisis; and that too in sight of the enemy, and who, when that crisis comes, are too excited to do anything in the world, who lose all the little sense they ever had, and then begin to talk of preparation when it is already too late.