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--At a recent meeting of the citizens of Wilkinson county, Miss., the following resolution, among others, was passed:

Resolved, That it would do violence to our feelings to omit, on this occasion, our tribute to the ‘"mother of States and of Statesmen;"’ that the quiet dignity with which Virginia took her place in the van, and grandly bared her bosom to the storm of war, and the promptitude with which her sons, in themselves a formidable host, rushed to the standard of freedom, challenges our highest admiration; while the atrocities perpetrated by the brutal invaders of her soil, excites our deepest indignation, and elicits for her sufferers our profoundest sympathies: and that words fail us when we would express our emotions for the exuberant kindness displayed by her citizens to our sick and wounded sons; we can only utter the universal prayer of the South--‘"May the richest blessings of Almighty God be lavished upon the sons and daughters of the Old Dominion."’

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