r horrible they might be. Her people have never quailed — nor have they murmured under the repeated wrongs and aggressions they have suffered.
She was not the first to enter this struggle, nor will she be the first to sue for peace, unless that peace shall be accompanied by an unqualified recognition of the independence of the Southern Confederacy.
The report of the Adjutant General, accompanied by a bill, is herewith submitted, and to it your attention is respectfully invited.
General Richardson's intelligence and experience in all military matters entitle his views to great respect, and I confidently commend them to your favorable consideration.
The General Assembly, at its last session, prescribed that no Confederate issues of a date anterior to April 6th, 1863 should be received in payment of State taxes.
I am unable to comprehend either the wisdom or policy of this legislation.
It is calculated to impair confidence in the currency of the Confederate Government, and,