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Promotion. Colonel Archibald C. Godwin, a native of Nansemond county, Virginia, has been promoted to the rank of brigadier-general in the Confederate service, his commission to date from the 9th of August, 1864. General Godwin was a resident of California at the breaking out of the war, where, although a very young man, he ocGeneral Godwin was a resident of California at the breaking out of the war, where, although a very young man, he occupied a high position as a practicing lawyer. Upon the passage of the Ordinance of Secession by his native State, he came hither, and was assigned by the Confederate Government to the command of the military prison at Salisbury, North Carolina. Subsequently, upon the establishment of a prison here for captured Yankees, he was tgiment, organized from citizens in the neighborhood of Salisbury, the scene of his first experience in the Confederate service. At the head of this regiment, Colonel Godwin fought gallantly through the battles of 1863 around Fredericksburg, including Chancellorsville, Marye's Heights, &c., and subsequently commanded Hay's Louisia