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Fighting men of Virginia.

We are glad to learn that the whole of Virginia is arming to meet the invader, and that there is no disposition to be over squeamish about what are called ‘"improved arms."’ The fact is, the old Virginia rifle is as good a weapon as was ever invented. We have a hundred thousand men who can use that rifle, most of whom are among the best marksmen in the world. The twenty thousand Confederate troops on their way here may be more thoroughly disciplined than some of our mountaineers, but they cannot be braver men or better shots. As for the horsemen of Virginia, the North, with all its resources, cannot produce such a formidable body.

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