o send 6000 more troops to Western Virginia, as Breckinridge has only 9000 and the enemy 18,000.
Lieut.-Gen Holmes sends from Raleigh, N. C., a letter from Hon. T. Bragg, revealing the existence of a secret organization in communication with the enemy, styled the H. O. A.; and asking authority to arrest certain men supposed to charges have been made frequently, of speculation, etc., but was defended by the Commissary-General.
Mr. Harvey, president Danville Railroad, telegraphs to Gen. Bragg to send troops without delay, or the road will be ruined by the raiders.
Bragg sends the paper to the Secretary of War, saying there are no troops but those inBragg sends the paper to the Secretary of War, saying there are no troops but those in the army of Gen. Lee, and the reserves, the latter now being called out. Ten days ago, Mr. Secretary Seddon had fair warning about this road.
Hot and hazy; dry.
The news (in the papers) of the cutting of our railroad communications with the South creates fresh apprehension among the croakers.
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