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"a horse! a horse! my Kingdom for a horse!"

Sometime early in August, a liberal sum of money was subscribed by a number of gentlemen of this city, and some of the counties of the State, to buy a horse to be presented to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, of the Army of Manassas. A gentleman who is probably the best judge of a horse in the State, was appointed to select and buy one to be so presented. That gentleman has examined more than a hundred horses, many of them very fine, but no one of them combining all the analities this gentleman thinks a General's should possess. When such an one war is found, we will be immediately bought — Those taking ...

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