--A young married woman, whose husband had gone to the war, heard in conversation the remark that the Government wanted more cavalry and more infantry.
She repeated that she knew nothing about the cavalry, but added with a sigh, that if more infantry were needed, the Government had better send some of the volunteers home again.
The Daily Dispatch: October 23, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. October 23, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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