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[for the Richmond Dispatch.]a lady's Recreations in Camp — pleasant Incidents. June 26, 1861. To the Editors of the Dispatch: I am well aware that you have had letters innumerable from Manassas Junction and its vicinity, but I do not think that you have as yet received any account of the hospitalities so liberally displayed towards ladies and other chance visitors. We are a party of refugees, whose favorite amusement is to drive down to battalion drill and dress parade towards sunset, and afterwards to take tea in the different tents. You would be amused to see the unique entertainments to which we have several times been invited. In the charity of my heart. I only wish that some of the other girls in Virginia could participate in these festivities. Imagine a party of ladies in flounces and fluttering ribbons, and gentlemen in uniform, grouped around a rough board table, drinking coffee from tin-cups, with pewter spoons, and doing justice to a heterogeneous collection of