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t is impossible. The wily McClellan, measuring Southern valor and patriotism by a Northern standard, is "calculating" upon an easy victory when our twelve-months volunteers retire to their homes, as the Yankee three-months men did at the battle of Bull Run. That he will be deceived in this, we all know; but we must arouss from our apathy — there is no time to be lost. With armies of hundreds of thousands swarming over our frontiers — hosts as ruthless and bloodthirsty as the hordes of Attila and Ghengis Khan, we are dreaming away as if the millenium had already dawned upon us. Threatened with subjugation and confiscation, with fire and slaughter, we "rise up to eat and lie down to slumber" as if no invader's foot was upon our soil. It is this unaccountable apathy — a feeling that some how or other we are "bound to" succeed, that constitutes our real danger. Citizen and soldier share it alike. The latter, patriotic and brave, thinks that without his services our army is bo<