Movable State force.
--The admirable recommendation of the Governor
for a State defensive force, which can be transferred from point to point as it may be required, is especially worthy of adoption in Virginia
The Confederate Government can not be expected to defend every vulnerable point of attack in this State.
had now a State force of say ten thousand men, she could immediately sustain General Floyd
, or stable Gen. Jackson
to clear out the whole of the Northwest
Or she might send a portion of it to such points of the Southwest
as are menaced.
These illustrations will suffice to suggest the great practical benefits which would follow the adoption of such a measure.