Condition of our army.
An observant and intelligent informant, who comes direct from our army, says that it is now, without a doubt, in better condition as far as comfort is concerned than it has been for a year.
The men are generally comfortably clothed, and receive for rations bacon, beef and flour, the last named article being purchased at $8 per barrel.
They are sadly in want of blankets, however, and suffer a great deal from the cold nights.
The same gentleman says that the sick and wounded coming down on the Central
road are much neglected, no water being given the unfortunate men who are crowded into the cars.
On Wednesday a number of negroes were put on the train at Charlottesville
, already crowded with invalids, and the narrow passage between the seats were filled with them.
This state of affairs should receive some attention, though we have no doubt the usual song will be sung-- ‘"nobody to blame."’