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Editorial Paragraphs. The Annual meeting of our Society, on the 31st of October last, was a decided success. The hall of the House of Delegates, kindly tendered us by His Excellency Governor Kemper, was packed to its utmost capacity, while many turned away unable to find even standing room. The oration of General John T. Morgan was able, eloquent, and effective, and gave universal satisfaction. We deeply regret that the pressure upon our columns compels us to postpone its publication until our next number. For the same reason we are obliged to postpone the publication of our Annual Report. The reunion of the Virginia division of the Army of Northern Virginia Association, on the evening of the 1st of November, was in every respect a most brilliant affair. The oration of Leigh Robinson, Esq., on The Battle of the Wilderness, was chaste, eloquent, and patriotic, and a valuable contribution to this series of historical addresses. By the way, what other army that ever