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Gov. Brown, of Georgia, has conferred upon the above-named officer the appointment of Brigadier General in the forces of that State. In his letter of acceptance. Gen. Walker says: ‘ The position of General on the Potomac I resigned for reasons set forth in my resignation. The rank of General I would never allow to be degraded in my person. I am rejoiced that the rank of Major General has been bestowed on my gallant and chivalrous friend, Gen. Jackson, and it will be my pride to serve under him, and to render him all the aid in my power in preserving the soil of Georgia intact from the ruthless footsteps of the invaders. With such a dashing leader, backed by the noble and gallant men of Georgia, who will combat for all that is dear and sacred, our wives and little ones can lie under their own vine and flg pree, with none to make them afraid. Allow me to thank you for the high (and undeserved) appreciation you place upon my character as a soldier, and to assure you that at a moment's notice I will be ready to battle for my mother--Georgia. ’
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