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tant movement will shortly take place. The flag to be presented to-day to the Third Regiment Alabama Volunteers is very handsome. The ceremony will take place in Academy Square. Our esteemed and talented townsman, Dr. J. J. Simkins, will deliver the presentation speech, and Col. Battle will respond. On one side of the flag there is a portrait of President Davis, which is painted in beautiful style, and on the other the coat-of-arms of Alabama. This beautiful ensign is a present from Norfolk ladies, and will no doubt be duly appreciated by the gallant members of the "Third Alabama." No celebration will take place here to-day with reference to the important victory at Yorktown in the American Revolution; although there will be flag presentations and military reviews. The grand celebration at Yorktown in 1824 is doubtless well remembered by many of your readers. The late Gen. Robert. B. Taylor, a distinguished orator of this city, was chosen to address the "veteran apostl