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From Cumberland Gap. the condition of Kentucky--the traitors of Kentucky--Brownlow's Pious teachings — Capture of Yankees — Andy Johnson's prisoners, &c. [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Cumberland Gap, Nov. 23, 1861. As the soldier bends his steps to the top of one of the lofty peaks of the Cumber land Ridge, overlooking the once proud and gallant State of Kentucky, he is both to believe that the home of Henry Clay is in chains, and writhing under the lash of th
hospitable graves, should they attempt to force their passage through this Gap. As to the extent of our fortifications --what we are doing and what we expect to do — I am not at liberty to speak; suffice it to say "Uncle Jeff" is all right at Cumberland Gap We have 43 prisoners and are daily adding to the number.
Two prisoners from the Federal camp, at Wild Cat, were captured yesterday by our cavalrymen; it is thought they are spies, although they represent themselves as deserters.
The "Haleysburg ladies' Aid Society." Williesburg, Charlotte co., Va., November 27, 1861. Editors Dispatch:--Through your paper, as a medium, I beg permission to state, that I was in attendance, a few days since, at a regular meeting of the "Haleysburg Ladies Aid Society," and can say, without fear of contradiction, that the kind mothers and fair damsels of "Old Lunenburg" are not wanting in patriotism; but, knowing their duty, go cheerfully and bravely on its performance. How rapidly did memory bear me to the page of our country's history, where on are recorded, in fadeless light, the noble bearing of the fair ones in other days, as I sat a silent, though considerate, spectator of the proceedings. One voice and one sentiment animates the society. The uppermost aim and desire being to confer the greatest good upon the greatest number, regardless of the expenditure of their own labor. Tender hands, unused heretofore to toil, now ply the needle with almost unequ
Attempted suicide. --Wm. Talley, a citizen of Hamilton county, while in a state of mental aberration, attempted to commit suicide, at the residence of Major Parham, in this city, on Sunday last. He is said to be a man of temperate habits, and that he sought his own destruction with much coolness and deliberation, having first written out his will, in which he appointed an executor and made a compel disposal of his wordily effects. He first tried to shoot himself with a shot-gun, which he found is his room, but losing the priming, and, is supposed, not knowing where to find more powder, he next attempted to shoot himself with another gun, which he found in an adjoining room. After exploding the cap, in attempting to fire the gun, he abandoned any further use of fire-arms, and attempted to out his throat with his pocketknife, in which he will high proceeded. He severely from his