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is set apart specially for the sick, and were you to enter it and see the comfortable cots and mattresses, the neat pillows, the pure white sheeting and other essentials for the room of the invalid, you would at once be forced to the conclusion that we were remembered by those from whom we are separated many a weary mile. The steward has furnished me with the following memorandum of articles which have recently come to hand: Mrs. A. A. Morson, Mrs. E. C. Richardson, Mrs. Dr. Deane, Mrs. Jos. Allen, Mrs. Jane F. Hart, Misses Fisher, Mrs. John Enders, Messrs. Putney & Watts, and John C. Page, have furnished us with many articles peculiarly suitable for hospital use. In addition to these we would mention a half dozen cots and mattresses through Mrs. G. W. Randolph, of Richmond; as also a large box containing a varied assortment of necessaries and delicacies, together with six dollars in money, from the ladies of Waynesboro', Augusta county. We sincerely hope acts of disint
orce to venture upon such a movement. A line of telegraph has been laid down from the Fort to Hampton, and is now in successful operation. The system of signaling between the Fort and Newport News is also in excellent working order. When Col. Allen was arrested, he was allowed the full liberty of the Fortress and of his camp, on giving his parole not to cross Hampton Creek. On Tuesday, however, he crossed over and spent some time at the quarters of Col. Wardrup, of the Massachusetts regioyalty of Gen. Butler. This is the height of absurdity. I have heard many persons question the fitness of Gen. Butler for a high military command, but I have never heard any man doubt his perfect loyalty and good faith. The simple fact about Col. Allen, is that he is in the habit of drinking to a degree which makes him reckless of military discipline, and unfit for the position he holds. It is to be hoped that his trial may be expedited as much as possible, and an end be put to the troubles