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The ladies, ever foremost in good works, are initiating measures looking to the appointment of competent and suitable nurses to attend on the sick soldiers of the Confederate Army. It may be all true that the women could not get along well without their natural protectors, but what could the last named do when prostrated on beds of sickness, and perhaps death, without the soothing ministrations, the assiduous attentions, self-forgetting care, trouble, anxiety and kind nursing of the angels of mercy with which a kind Providence has blessed them?--Very little, we think.

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