--‘"A Mobile Volunteer,"’ stationed in the neighborhood of Yorktown
, in a letter to the editors of the Dispatch,
complains bitterly of the irregularity of the mails.
Many of the gallant men who have sacrificed the comforts of home and the society of friends upon the altars of their country, and are now experiencing all the privations of the tented field, have scarcely been enabled to hear from those ‘"they left behind them"’ during their two months of hard service.
We agree with our correspondent, that such irregularities in the postal service are inexcusable, especially since our volunteers are made to suffer thereby.
There is a remedy, and we submit that it should be applied.
Let the Post-Office Department investigate the matter, and ascertain in which particular office the fault exists.
Complaints are very numerous, and while we don't look for perfection at the starting of the wheels of our new Government, the lubricating oil should be freely applied to this particular branch; for it is one in which everybody is interested.