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ne hospitality of old Virginia, which has become proverbial, that thousands of Southern mother's hearts will be gladdened during the war by its practical exhibition towards their sons, should misfortune overtake them while defending the hearthstones of the mothers of Virginia. A regiment will leave here next week, composed of companies from this county and Polk, for Richmond, commanded by the gallant and fearless Col. J. J. Morrison, who at the age of 17 fought in every battle between Vera Cruz and the city of Mexico, and as I learn was the first man to hoist the then glorious Stars and Stripes upon the halls of the Montezumas. May it be his good fortune to be the first to elevate the Bars and Stars on the dome of the Capitol at Washington. The infamous, arrogant tyrant and usurper, who has rendered loathsome the chair of Washington, seems to "scorn all judge, and all law but arms." "Like Homer's hero, he does spurn all laws, And by the sword alone asserts his cause."