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The Daily Dispatch: January 20, 1865., [Electronic resource], The education of disabled soldiers and soldiers children — an important question. (search)
The education of disabled soldiers and soldiers children — an important question. Richmond, Va., January 1, 1865. At the annual meeting of the Baptist General Association of Virginia, in June, 1864, the following persons were appointed a committee to provide for the education of the children of deceased and disabled soldiers, namely: Colin Bass, Esq.; Wellington Goddin, Esq.; Rev. A. E. Dickinson, Hon. R. L. Montague, J. B. Jeter, D. D.; J. L. Burrows, D. D.; and W. F. Broaddus, D. D. The committee have matured a plan of operations which, it is hoped, will greatly further the object. They propose, not to originate schools, but to patronize such as now exist, or may hereafter be brought into existence; to limit their efforts, except in special cases, to aid in giving a good English education; and, in making their appropriations, to be controlled by neither sectarian, sectional nor social distinctions. It has been determined also to assist soldiers, disabled in the Confede
The Daily Dispatch: January 20, 1865., [Electronic resource], The education of disabled soldiers and soldiers children — an important question. (search)
ion or otherwise, as revolutionary and dangerous in character, violative of the faith mutually pledged by the States to each other in the adoption of the Confederate Constitution, and calculated, by distracting and dividing the minds of the people, to weaken our power of resistance, disintegrate these States, and place the people of this State especially at the mercy of the common enemy. Adjourned. House of Delegates. The House convened at noon, and was opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. Burrows. The following new bills were introduced from committees: A bill making an appropriation for the State Central Lunatic Asylum. A bill amending the act relative to jailors' fees. The special joint committee on the purchase of Bruce's life-size painting of General Robert E. Lee, for a State portrait, reported, and the report was laid upon the table. Mr. Miller, of Russell, offered a resolution relative to bringing about a parole of all prisoners held on either sid