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the ranks of the Legion, and refused commissions.
Why should the best blood of Carolina do more than the best blood of Virginia?
And see those Baltimore boys, said Adjutant Y., of a Georgia legion.
They've given up home, friends and wealth to cto the other side.
Again, the products of the rich western region were almost essential to the support of the troops in Virginia, in view of contracted facilities for transportation; and the product of the Kanawha Salines alone — the only regular and very extensive salt works in the country — were worth a strenuous effort.
This portion of Virginia, too, was a great military highway for United States troops, en route to the West; and once securely lodged in its almost impregnable fastnesses, ths of the war were not yet a twice-told tale, and no artificial excitements were needed to drive them away.
The women of Virginia, like her men, were animated with a spirit of devotion and self-sacrifice.
Mothers sent their youngest born to the fron