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be quartered in their bounty lands on the plantations of our citizens? "Besides, these lands grow the great staples, and the staple of cotton primarily. It will be a political necessity with our enemies to place the cultivation of cotton in the keeping of themselves, and out of the hands of those who have been rebels. But while the Yankee soldiers are thus pensioned and supplied with his bounty land, what is to become of our own heroic soldiers? The few, but undismayed — the braves of Lee's noble army — the self-sacrificing, enduring veterans, who have planted so often the battle-flag of the Confederacy on the enemy's ramparts, amid the shouts of victory — of those whose limbs have been torn asunder, the blind and crippled, who cannot earn a support, and the wives and little ones, who have fallen in the war? Why, in the day that our banners are lowered — in the day that our Confederacy is lost — the doom of our soldiers will be written. They will be turned adritt. No hom
to hear if any Confederate town or garrison has fallen, in which case he indulges himself in an entertainment of profound despair. A perfect luxury of woe was the fall of New Orleans, only surpassed by that of Vicksburg. Then the falling back of Lee from Gettysburg, of Johnston to Atlanta — never was anything so gloriously melancholy. Snooks thinks of commemorating these performances by falling back himself from a third-story window, leaving forever a land where the coffee is of rye, and therecious sacrifices than ever bled in heathen temples; and whose sons have sprung forth in this war, a constellation of heroes, gilding the blackest clouds with immortal light, whilst, glowing at the heads of the majestic constellation, the fame of Lee fills the earth with its radiance, and the memory of Jackson shines with reflected glory from every patriot heart. Try to admit, oh Snooks, that a land which has produced such a galaxy is worthy of thy farthing candle, and that even if it be snuf
We have received New York papers of Thursday, the 9th instant. The fight at Hatcher's run — an unfortunate opening of Grant's campaign — he Tries to intercept Lee in Evacuating Richmond. The secret of Grant's movement on Monday last, which resulted in his disaster at Hatcher's run, is published in the Yankee papers. It appears that he had received intelligence that Lee was going South, and made his movement to intercept him. His losses, as they appear to us from the different news letters, were three brigadier-generals--Gregg, of the cavalry, and Morrow and Davies, of the infantry, wounded, and one thousand killed and wounded. One letter puts down egiance is understood to be the cause of his imprisonment. The Cincinnati Gazette's Nashville correspondent says that two corps of Hood's army — Cheatham's and Lee's — had been sent to South-Carolina. Eighty-seven Confederate cavalrymen, charged with being guerrillas, passed through Boston on Tuesday for Fort Warren. Th