Home Guards Repudiated by ladies.--The following resolutions were passed at a meeting of the young ladies in Logansport, Ind.
, on the 30th of Sept.:
, That we deem it to be the duty of every young unmarried man to enlist and fight for the honor of his country, his flag, and his own reputation.
That the young men, in this time of our country's peril, have but one good excuse for not being a soldier, and that is cowardice.
That the young man who now fails to respond to the call of his country is not worthy the kind regrets
or the smiles of the young ladies of our native State, and that none but ladies of doubtful age will smile on such men.
That we will have nothing to do with young men who refuse to go to the war, and that Home Guards must keep their distance.
That the young man who has not pluck enough to fight for his country has not the manliness to make a good husband.
That we will not marry a man who has not been a soldier.
That we will not marry till after the war is over, and then “Home Guards!”