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The Mississippi women.

--In Choctaw county, Miss., a company of ladies has been organized for some time under the name of ‘"Home Guards,"’ numbering over one hundred. The Vicksburg Sun tells us what they have done as follows:

They have been constantly exercising on horseback and on foot with pistol, shot-gun and rifle, and have attained such perfection that we doubt if there is a better drilled company in the country. Each one is almost a Boone with her rifle, and an Amazon in her equestrian skill. We have heard that one lady, (our informant, Gen. T. C. McMackin, could not give us her name,) in shooting at a cross mark, one hundred yards distant, with a rifle, struck the centre five times and broke it three times out of eight shots fired in succession. She had a rest. If any State can beat this, we should like to see it done.

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