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of his command to Richmond. His eagle eye, penetrating the dim distance, saw in advance the calamities which were to befall our beloved country. His clarion voice sounded the warning, and though the cry was at first unheeded, and many mocked at the call, he unwaveringly pursued the course best calculated to encourage the authorities to act in behalf of Southern rights, and largely helped to shape the sentiments of the people on this important question. The State has shown her confidence in his patriotism by the loud call made from all directions for his appointment. The Confederacy marked its appreciation of his talents by a similar compliment prior to the first. That confidence will not be misplaced. Officers of the Fifth Regiment N. C. State Troops. --Colonel Commanding, Duncan K McRae; Lieutenant Colonel, Joseph P. Jones; Major, John Badham, Surgeon, James McRae; Assistant Surgeon, John Ruffin; do.,--Savage; Quartermaster, John Kirkland; Commissary, George Wightman. * *