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nd it is but right and just that they be allowed to return to their homes, and afford the in "incible militia the opportunity and the privilege of striking for "God and their country." But, in order that they may become effective soldiers before they are required on the field, and thus prevent any discrimination in the efficacy of our arms, it seems to be an established fact that, unless they volunteer en masse previous to that time, a draft will be issued by the Executive about the last of February, giving them two months to become thoroughly drilled, and accustomed to handling the guns. Now, my object is to advise this strong arm of our country to begin immediately to make their preparations to leave home, and rally to the defence of the great Temple of Liberty, determined to drive back our ruthless and fanatical invaders, or perish in the attempt. And certainly there need be no fears about the result, when our destiny is confided to the trust of such men. But it appears to me