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Important correspondence — resignation of General Walker. The following correspondence appeared in the Whig, of yesterday: Headquarters 8th Brigade, Camp Reserve, Oct. 27, 1861. Sir:
I have the honor to be, with high consideration, your most humble servant, (S) W. H. T. Walker, Brig. Gen'l Comd'g Brig. To Hon. J. P. Benjamin, Sec. of War, Richmond, Va.
Mr. Benj the honor to be, Your obedient servant, J. P. Benjamin, Acting Secretary of War. Maj. Gen. W. H. T. Walker, Richmond, Va.
Gen. Walker's Rejoinder. Richmond, Oct. 30, 1861. Sir
--YGen. Walker's Rejoinder. Richmond, Oct. 30, 1861. Sir
--Your communication, informing me of the acceptance of my resignation, has been received.
You state that "it is due to self-respect that I should remark on the impropriety of your using this Departmen your own self-respect, (which has not been assailed,) you will not lose the respect of the country. Very respectfully, your ob't serv't. W. H. T. Walker, To Hon. J. P. Benjamin, Richmond, Va.
Important correspondence — resignation of General Walker. The following correspondence appeared in the Whig, of yesterday: Headquarters 8th Brigade, Camp Reserve, Oct. 27, 1861. Sir: I have the honor to resign my appointment as a Brigadier General in the Provisional Army, which my self-respect as a gentleman and pride as a soldier will not allow me any longer to hold. I was the first officer of the old army to resign and offer my services to the South. I was in the old service oftener wounded than any officer in it, and as often brevetted for gallantry on the field of battle, and left it without a stain on my character as a gentleman and soldier. I was honored by my native State (Georgia) with the commission of Major General of the Provisional Army. In order to be in active service, I have been on the Potomac several months in command of a brigade, and nearly every mail recently has brought me intelligence of my being overslaughed by some young officer I ranked i