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ursday morning. They presented a noble appearance in their arms, uniform and equipments. All were perfect and well borne by the stalwart sons of the old North State. In deed, without exception, all of the North Carolina regiments--many of which are now in the service in Virginia — and the rest of the thirty tendered to the Confederate States, have come, and will continue to come, in perfect preparation for the field. The regiment was addressed by Hon. A. W. Vonable and the Hon. william 8. Ashe, of North Carolina, and response were made by Colonel Clarke and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas B. Venable. It was a sense of deep interest. The faces of many manly soldiers were wet with tears — Such tears, however, as never stain the face. The tears of a brave man — the tribute due to high and holy sympathies. It was a some long to be remembered, and due thanks were given to the kind ladies of Richmond, who had received the sick of the regiment into a new hospital. And the soldiers made kno<
Off for the seat of war. --The Fourteenth Regiment, N. C. State Troops, left this city on Thursday, for the seat of war. Prior to embarking, the men were addressed at the request of their officers, by Hons. A. W. Venable and W. S. Ashe, who pledged themselves that the wives and little ones of the soldiers should be tenderly cared for in their absence. Col. W. J. Clarke responded eloquently, and pledged the regiment to die to a man in the field to return with honor. Lieut. Col. T. B. Venable also submitted a few remarks, which were received with a warm welcome.