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The coming campaign.--all Dixie in fine feather. --A correspondent of the New York World, writing from Luray, Page county, Va, March 28, furnishes the following: The first days of spring find all Dixie in fine feather. From the fiasco of Kilpatrick and young Dahlgren near Richmond, from Mr Lincoln's shocking experiment in Florida, from Palmer's disastrous repulse at Dalton, and Sherman's magnificent fizzle, they gather glad auguries for their arms in the coming campaigns. While we are just entering upon a season of political distractions, divided councils, jealous Generals, voracious speculators, and a wrangling press, they bring to the struggle an united people, harmonious journals, and an army stronger than ever before, and eager for the trial of conclusions — stronger not in numbers perhaps, for it cannot exceed two hundred and eighty thousand of all arms, but in the stuff of which it is composed, in equipment, in supplies, in discipline, in tried leadership, and espe
t feat claimed by the Yankees to have been accomplished by Sherman, was the "complete and entire" destruction of the railroadon his route. The Wilmington (N C) Journal says: Gen. Sherman's army destroyed the bridges, culverts, warehouses, watrestle work. That road is not materially damaged. Gen. Sherman's great object seemed to be to destroy the Mobile and Ooad hands had fled in every direction on the approach of Gen Sherman's army, and another part on the appearance of Gens Smith29½ days after the work was commenced, or in 33 days after Sherman's army left Meridian.--and four days of the above time wasing order. In addition to the destruction effected by Sherman's Army Gens Smith and Grierson passed over thirty-two mileiring eighty miles of railroad, on which, according to General Sherman, "the destruction was very complete," in six weeks, anhem. The passenger trains are running with as much regularity over Gen. Sherman's work as they did before his appearance.