land No.10—Arkansas Post, &c., &c., have cause to remember with gratitude her kind and efficient ministrations to their necessities at that time, and it has been a matter of surprise to those who knew of her work in behalf of the prisoners, that recognition of her services has not been recorded in your papers by some of those who were the beneficiaries of her labors, long, long ago.
Yours truly, W. O. George.
In the recent death of Ex-Governor John Letcher, at his residence in Lexington, Virginia, there has passed away one of the ablest, most fearless and most incorruptible of the Confederate War Governors.
He carried through life the soubriquet he won in the old United States Congress—Honest John Letcher, the watch-dog of the treasury, and in his death Virginia has lost one of her ablest statesmen-one of her purest patriots.
Peace to his ashes!
General J. F. Gilmer, the able and accomplished Chief of Engineers of the Confederacy, died at Savannah several weeks ago; a