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IN'Gp AT $3-0O0 PE~R ANNUDI. VOL. liq1 WINNNSBORO,. S. (09 T UESDAYt J UNE 2 O, 1866.' 63, ovter teln lines, and 1111a3t be paid for whoa
othan in rie,(n ur, will bet nna
keing to quit his - wif whenever she had
reached a safe portio of. the ogntry, and
to bear wesw aqross the Chattvhoochee,
The 'ery enifng befre his arrest, bre wad'to
have barried out thla 'at'rangemnent, behav
lug Mrs. Datis -to -be now sa( but was pre
vent.ed by a rport brought in, tbroug4 one
of his aides, that a party of guerilla; gr
highwaymon, wAe qQmin that nlghC to
dezothe-horbei ind Inilee of his wife's
train, It was-a this rep6ft he dedided te
rom** another ilight.
Towards morning he had just fallen int4
the deep sleeof exhausion,,R9bert, came
toJrhivnouiong that there was firing up
hd aWc Ile started 'up, dressed himselt
in wdnt dut. It was jist at gray dawn,
by thileuperfect light he saw % party ap
proaciIng the camp. They were recognized
as FederaL cavalry by the way in which
they deployed to surround b train. and he
stepped baok into the tent to warn his wlfb
that tke enemy were at hand.
Toeir tent was prominent, being isolated
froi,t e other tents of 4he train; and as he
wa tlng it to find his horse, several of
the.9aalry rode up, directing him to halt
and.utrender. To this he gave a dtfiant
ani*er. When one whorn he supposed to be
an officer asked, had hp any qrw, to which
Mr. Davis repliod: "If I had, you would
not be alive to ask that quost ion." His
pislple had been left in the holsters as it
had been his intention, the evening before,
to start whenever the camp was settled;
biat hokse, saddle and holsters were now in
the enom,'s possession, and he was com
pletely unarmed.
Colonel Prichard, comianding' the Fedo
ral cavalry, came up soon, to Whom Mr.
Davis bald: "I suppose, sir, your orders
are acom puIshed in arresting me. You can
have no wish to interefirel with women n'nd
children, and I beg, the ma be pmitted
to pursue their rity.' ' The tolonel re
plied that is or~ri 4ere to tike every one
found in my company back to Macon, and
he would have to do so, though' grieved to
inconvenience the ladies. Mr. -Davis said
his wire's party was - compose4 pf pxroled
men, who had committed no act of war
sinoce their release, dnd beggdd they right
be permitted to go to their homes ; but the
Colonel, under his orders, did . not feel at
libOrty to grant this request.. They were
taken to Macon, therefore, reaching it i
four days, and from thence were carried to
Augtsta-Mr. Davis thanking Major-Gen
eral J. If. Wilson for having 'treted bint
with all the courtesy possible to'. the sitUa
tion.
TIE FAILURE OF TIN 0AUS8 0 TUR 111OUT1.
.D%otR To TiE LIBInTI" OF tIa whJOLJ
OoUNTitY-Mt. DAVA1' VO9VUlth .iroU B
1S CELAL. LhY WATOIr9).
"1y people," lie adde4, ia.ttemptod, what
your- people denounced as a revolution.
My people failed; but your people have
h%ffered a revolution which must prove die.
astrous to their liberties uniess promptly
remedied by legal decision, in, their efforts
to resist the rcvolution which they charged
my people with contemplating. State sov
ereigity, the corner-stone of.the Constita,
tiou, has become a uka'e. ' There' is no
longer power or will in -any State or number
of States that would dare sefusecoinpliance
with any tinkle of Mr. Soisard'4 bell."
Ar. 1avis complained that this sleep1es-m
ness was aggravatedb 1he lanap ketpt burn
ing in his roord altlni t'so that he could
be seen at all moments by-the guard iu the
outer oell. If he happned.to dose bne fe.,
verish mormnt. tLo qf relieving gprd
in the next room aro%-ed hi .and the lam p
poured its fAIl Flai-o *19to is a0itag
throbbing eyes. There'muts -be 'a lei:nge
in this, or he wouf, grew%e.a, er blind,
or,both
"Doctor." &e sa i ey rt6e *T en,t
seclousuess ot )eh"11 wAt ed t 'of hating An
eye fired upon you eoet-y moment, tibntly
scrutinizing your most, Sitate tctions and
the variations or your ceuntenance and'pos.
ture ? The conqciousness that the Oninia
cent Eye rests upon 'us,.in every situatiou,
Is the most consoling and beautiful belief of
religion. . But to havb a hiunJiLn eye rivtted
on you in every moment of walking or
sleeping, sitting or lying down, is a reine.
mont of totture on anytbintgthe Comanohe#
or Spanlsf p lunuiktion 9'v dreameo. Thfa
n their igu6ieanao of 6ruel rL, yst.
at the hopy; and thenrve ha a o
limited capacity of Pdi.'' This is a Ia
tdening, 1nbskut torti of' th' mind, 'in
creasing with evry sbbtn.fit It .is' 'etdtmred.'
alad sla lug l.e reases.by its -intsessant. re
aurrene, of emisetable -paias' Letting a
Grt utist etu dies of - 1aogni
it is alleged if she-.ngitioni .it':denrihsed.
The torture of be,ineinee.sasaJy waebed-Is
the body, butmcuhe efeolvea p -iis t
more susceptible, bbd mnoro,effeetive, as the
spind Is more asepe of, g ain. The Eye
of Omoisoieet6e ldok4upn 'tic with keurrder
nes and eessa (e*e If dokees'df~6
guilt, he have lhe'omsfoft of knowing :t64s
Myes sees" aleq odv vepensq,eo. Jiul.
human eye forever Aixed Qpon you lu94i
eye of a spy, or elemys loating in the pM
and humilhation whfoh itself creates.'.
have lived too long itn the woods to be
Mrghtened by an owl and have aeon deeth
too often to dread.an 'femo a n. , maI
oonfess, Dotor, this torture of being watah.
6d be In$ to on M reason. The lamp
bui ngin 6si ahight wold seem'a
tOrm?eAt:U**isOd.%e*O O e who had inti.
paatq.kna9% ~.jablit, my custom
having th.rou never te.sleep ex.
bop Ilk totq efg
ofltte' Onje$ hieA n na --aribaldI
i1thuslasmof the
- lust be
AiQt DUat5, ast well be recollepted,
fts eto Italy at tho' reqiiest of Garibal.
di to fat o'histbrlogr&pher of ihe coming
eapAiMgnR. Vronv Lucca, in Tasany, he
writes to.a friend .n Florence the following
letor, which is translatad for tho.ticihmond
frimes fon the "Gazeta del JVolo," of
Floronce. Like uorything else Tom the
pen of Dumas, It.is'well worth reSding ; as
prosenting a Oerrot plature of the spirit
that now fireothe Italian hArt., It May be
relied upon, and,is of.peculiar intaiest.
My deaf 0:-I- have been ti& days in
Italy, and for two days I have felt vor-joy
ous, -over-enthusiastlc. As soon a I reach
ed Genoa I met with Bruso, who s owed me
0 letter (rop Gar I, who annodnes his;
ruturo aruiv4 on " continent to ards the
end of the ptes'eht 4dth. It evident
that.he does nMish to appear on e scene
before his rp4 is about . begin hile, at
the san time, he- is 'unwilling throw
embarrassment-thtough his prnoes-in
the way of a peaceftalsolutlona of present
liffliculties though a peaceful solaor has
become nxt to an impossibilAty.
I in vain -look into history for A parallel
o what is at this time transpirings,A Italy,
iialess it be France in 1792. The4ion of
It is that Italy feels that war is noti*-for h6r
not a political necessity as mueh "0 moral
measure. It is neoossary that Its phould
ake revenge for the many balut 6s that
arties opposed to bee havv-been lng 14
er face. Well, as for me, I be e r4d
hope Italy, with her almost 6oM Oi :y,
with her rising.eionau-t.qith 0,4ia-.
rable, regulsr army; led by able etierall,'
with her hundred thousabd volunteers,
headed by the man of fate-.1ill this time
be able to work out har destigy .alene. I
tay one handied thonsnd voltlit6ers, but I
lay a wager that I shall fhll ihort twenty
hiqwsaqd. J am Paoy at Luca; weal, Luca,
)ut-o t*uty-two thousand inhabitants 'ill
old, has, within hs !lat two days, ftrnish.
ad, qe thousand volunteers. Its territory
-that is, the old'Duohy alone-wilt furnish
threo thousand volunteers.
Tle onlistAient iI carried on under my
very windoWs. Those among the applicants
who I-4 judged unfit for military sortioe
give vent in tears of dispair to their ortel
,isappointment. 4 young man, too short
iy a few lines for the standard-height spool
led by law, tears hi hair, wilie he atgrily
asks if it be necessary to be five feet five to
Loquire the right to die for. one's . country.
tnother,- who shall be told that 'ho cainot
Inless he re4o himself first to -a painAul
urgioal o rotion, is off in a second 1i
t4b' .surgeon. Such a sight as this
*too *ko:, 91riking and. Impressive, Iow:
uo xes is not at the-Thermopylaa,
idraqiwol'. thundering at tiho gaies, nor
he he% theening Italy-but .'tis Italy
breaten g the enemy.
I went yenterday with. Teldki .o enjoy hI
-ural breakast'at a village situated-an)ong
ho mounthins, This small.fillago has al
'eady'etnishedl ten volunteors. . What dis
inguilshe the -present ponatar movement- is
i, It tkes,place,.not only in otties, but In -
rirIages als'o:- noConly anong uppor classes,
ot-aikobi1lasses'. -it Is likethe elot rio
pl,'Lhrough k1e entire s90al
I ws a'p ' eud msan, dar'l
ikd mplat ''Itisfe'd-th
opawation Id porious. te crowds give
rent to their enahueism conlinually ;6y
hiee chOers: firt, for war, then for Viotor
'tianuel, thok for QAribaldI;' and these two
imos nre ulwaya coupled toether.-tIae
lme'o hs the symbol of national It, th'a lit
er as the symbol of victory. -lould the
rolunteers be told that they wore abonut to
narch tinder ar, tiIjor Je ahaa.Qaribal
ii, n; ni' ilousani volAnteers would re.
p4ldig the ranks; with '4he name -of Garl
ul4il no one oan tell whoe thoit number
A ,' .o,"rely aton 9ariboldi for th*
mth%led strAfejgy th ird f Jf#.#j,
I stose,,-tterno, east ily'. -lint M
e!yhbe:.all,'upou awayt fought agaIOsItA
ptrictio/ and . vag.epparm,
mr oea-beftft whib7'I 'do-hI
Tu~but -Yapotaou III, lam v4tr etI '
b~jJ4 A4 net--my brave .,fu-enda.do met
htth~~ tands VenIce,,thle deoa~*~ e,
I ns obisoble widow, toua a '
to.u'nlif hew sob ,-and shafl $ il'
rbasovir ebstacled d~Pate yd frEn 9'
hshalifMfow yonA1Ueuot 4 ec
hjftsa4ou tme5d I
*hloh hlave united us for thew eM *i
' Strik6, strike hard-to us the task bfeg-'
ilsteing your victories.
4 tAJ5za a s
One of the Witnelses-A Startling EX
posure.
The Clearfield (Pernsylvania) Republican
copies the following from one of its ex
chango:
"It *111 be remembered th4t at the trial
of the nocomplioes of Booth hofore a milita.
rK commission at Washington, on the
charge of complicity with the assassination
of President Lihooln, a certain James U.
Merritt *as the prinelpal witness for the
Governtrent. On his testimony Mrs.' Hur
ral was conviotod and hanged, and on his
testimony it was shown- that Joferorson Da
viv, C. C. Clay and Oeorge X, Mauders were
directly implicated in ilo assassination. To
outsiders the testimony of this man Merritt
read strangely at the time oft he trials. His
statements did not appear' reasonable. Mrs.
Surratt's daughter, after the execution of
her mother, pronounced them utterly false
from beginning to end, and so indignant
was Clay when he heard what this Witness
had said that he voluntarily surrendered
himself to the Government author0fies, and
asked for a trial. Davis and Sanders too
pronounced his testimony perjury Indeed,
his entire stok betoro thq illegni military
court. hud the appearance of imtinufactuaed
testimouy.
'It now appears that this villiat.'s evidence
was:perjured front beginning to end. He
as reently been before the CoimuIttee on
the Judiciary of the House of R,epreadota
tives, and his examination there showed
that lils.testimtony in the trial of.th, onspi
rators was totally void of truth:' that he
really know nothing connecting any persons
with trapsactions not recognized by the
usages of war; that his attempt to connect,
D&vIs, Clay, Sanders and others with the
assassination of Lincoln was apure fabrica
lion. One very remarkable fact was elicit.
ed in his examinatiptn, wherein he admitted.
that the Secretary of War, Edwin l,. Stan
ton, had paid him be,ween five and six thou
snd dollars for his services d a wit.ess
before the Military Clemmissioi which tried
the conspirators. . This was the pitiful price
ot.his infam. Such is the testimony upon
wtoih Mra. . urrat4, . iarold, Atserodt, and
Paine were hanged, 'and Mudd, Arnuld,
O'Laughlin and Spangler were imprisoned
in thery Tortugas.' Out of the 'wooth
of this man, who sold his soul to Stanton
and the: evil for Jv ,thousand dollars, a
R9p blican oo%;Iltte are tryin to estab
lish e complicity of Jefferson avis wfith
thl -ssassinahlow ofV Abrahatti tincoln
With'upon to suborn the' witfesses ' at.
lio thousand dollars a head, there is no
telling w4 they nay,not be able to prove.(
fio the, iIIe llanner.
Ma. tTOR--DHAR 81t1 :--While at
Ireetwood.to-day I observed a Federal oili
er, In full dress, and, of course, (such a
personagi being a rara avis thereabouts)
inquired why" and wherefore he was there
An inter' few was so*hi, and the following
inforitation acquired : On or about the
17th of May, a writer, signing himself
"John Belton Thomas," wrote a letter to
Presidept Johnsoi,- hemled "Greenwood,
Abbeville DI*trit, I- .," asserting that
iaid "Thoins6n" was . good and loyal Oils
top, and perhaps a representative of the
njority of tte citizens of thi District ; that,
Ike item, he had accepted the consequences
f the war, and was ready and willing to
%bide by and obey all published orders as
the Ipw of fite 1land ; that iningst. other
4orders," was ono requiring a fee to be paid
,or the approval oif contrActs wilh f11ed
11on; that I eso fees hand beenl a smu-ce of'
revenuo to the Provost Marshal at Abbe
rille Court Houes---Capt.. Bocker-nmo:ant
ing tolie suM of $8,000, which su Capt.
okher bad appropriated to his own private
le ;-that this could -be proven, and that
iild sum should be returned to the proper
owners.
Upon the receipt of this letter, Pre.ident
fohnson itmedhietel diopatched n .order to
)tfikir in, command at Augull1k, Oa., to
Investigate the matter. The officer seen at
(Wtett*'d*Mh *et there for that purpose.
Us was 1lt1ent In his searah: but found
no oitlenjn the neighborhood answering to
the -name of J66n Belton Thomson.
j have thought'proper to giv, this state
autt9 t-Apbio. to induce $e disclosure
fVth'e i fthat letter. If heb a citi
;-Ia f- st, he o- .it ed theState
in s tb haem ol: confess be
erred in punh ng the. ne anonymous
dyds4*4 et6 ~slf 'pr%stdice our' cause with
saw eaemies at the Norrttr; buitare amblinag
tqruishe path of ousr Chtief ecutive,
~U~itiepabty has p'ovea .is prev
IN' M5 friend of-' tb ' uh.Th
w0.l bMgtomy mind.suslt of Yan..
heeiosi ad 1 question. lf .qt. luelighg
iethe th'oftht, leeg A'
'try truly yours, -
- w6wt PofT w, Jtune 7, 186O.'
The celebrated qrtyt~ w)o orowed
s&nkt#rally that thq kn~ .re,so thi~io
Ihour$ befogeo its tim s ds reen
Ainished a picture M t on 4ht5e
phisted with such wo#d ifuleddit
nituto that itcanPtbeo seen i ay.
*Ime
LFOn TIE NEWs.l
Lines accompaiyjng qpair of socks s'ent
to a soldier who wore nnmber three (3) shoes.
Your's is a dainty.1ttle foot,
It wears but nd4er. irce
Perhaps these socks at' not too large
Now try them on, and pe.
I kpow that dainty little f,rt.
Through many a long,.oi4 tramp,
lilts marched along quito 6eelrly,
Suaroo heeding cold or damp.
If o'er that dainty little foot
Should Southern courage lose,
I Then may Ihe patriot so,cks yhn wear
Drop off-and both your shoes.
hit if that dkinty little foot.
Upon the battle Hild,
Slost bravely stantd-may God abovo
Profect you with Hi. shield.
.January, 1861. PETIE.
Ex-President DlaYa' Imprisonment.
Ma. tsV ALrowxD THIl US OF TONACOo,
Atier visiting Mr. Dals on the morn ing
of the 24th of lay, and finding him ill, Dr.
C aven writes:
On quiltrug Mr. Davis, at. once wrote to
Nnjor Church, Assistant Adjutant General,
adViing that the prisoner he allowed tobao.
co-o tlhe want of which, aftera lifetime of
use, lie had referred as one of the probable
partial causes of his illness-iiough not
complainingly, nor with any request that it
he given. This rcominendotion was ap.
likoved in tle course of the day; and on
calling in the evening brought tobacoo with
me, and Mr. Davir filled his pipe, which
mas the sole articleoie had carried with him
from th (Aide, except the cloths he then
wore.
''t'lhis is a ioble medicine." lie said, with
somiething ats hear a smile as was possible
for his haggard and sunken features. "I
hardly expected it; did not ask for it though
lie doprivation has been severe. During
mly contfineent here I shall ask for noth
lie wns now much calmer. feveriAsh symT
tons steadily decreasing, pulse already
down to soventy-five, his brain less excita.
ble, and his mind becotaing more resigned
to his condition. Comp ining of the foot
falls oft he tvo scntries within lils ohambet.
,ik:do it difficult for him to collect hir
It ouights; ht added cheerfilly liat, with
ihis-touching his pipe-he hoped to become
raniquil.
This pipe, by (lie way, was a' large. and
hlindoino one, made of meershaum, with an
umber niouth-piece, showing .by its color
I lt it hia4 ieeln "active service" fcr, some
incas ira.4eC, wAis the case, having,been
h-4 comLbipanion diuing the storiest yearS of
his lhtle titilar Presidency. It is now Jn
the writer's possession, having been givet
to him by Mr. Datip, sad its acceptance in
isied upon as the only tbing he had left to
TIun TORTUIC. oP ItC PRaIKtR.
Ialponing to notice that his coffe; stood
coli und apparently untasted beside his bed
in its tin cup, I Cae .hat dhere . Was a
contraiiction of lie assertion implied in the
i4d army question, -Who ever saw cold oof.
fee inl a in cup ?" referring to Ihe eager
ness with whiolf soldiers ef all classes,
when campaigning, peek for and use Ibis
. ,boverge.
.I cannot drink it," he renarkod,
"ihough fond or" collbe all thy life. It is
tpe poorest article of tle eorVI have ever
fasted, and if your goveVnment pays for
sich stuff as coffee, the purchasing quarter
naster niust be getting ribh. Jt surprises
mne, too, for I thought your soldiers must
liae the best-,-many of my Uenetas com
plining of the diffliculties they. encounter
ed in seeking to provent our pbrp front
making volunteer trnces with yOfr totdiers
whenever the lines ran near each oth't', for
ho purpose of exchauging the toaeco we
had in abundance against your offeq and
sugar
Told him to spond as littie time in-bot as
lie could; tiatexernise was the beet medi
cine for dyspeptic patients. To this he
answered by uncovering the blank4A from
his feet and showing mie his shkokled an
kdes.
"Is it possible for mse Doctor; I cannot
even stand erect. These shackle. are wetlg
heavy: I know not, with the shain, how
mtany pounds. IfJ try to move they trip
mae, and have already abraded broad patch.
es of skin from the parts they touqh... Can
yon devise no mnei,-s to pad or cuslaion them
so that when I try to drag thenm along they
;nay not chafe me so intolerably ? Miy
limbts have so little flesh on tem, and that
so weak as to be easily haceratedl."
ITiE UtMPa3 FAOTs of SER. DAVIS' OAP'TURU.
[aaving joined his family, lie t.ravelled
with them for several days hn oonesquene
of finiding the region infested wIth de
sert ers and robber. en igod in plundering1
ihator ws daranes. imIatle..,
Ex-Paeswmi' DANis.--Tho great tyia I
still hangs fire, and President. Davis still re,
mains in durance at Fortress Monrou. Ru
nore- havo been flying I hick and fast thit:
the illustrious prisoner would be admitted
to bail, t1fat ho would be relcascil on pardle,
that he would be brought to trial, &v., but
still, thougn the silltry seasion is rapidly'
advancing, he is within Ih w:il4 or that.
dreary forlification. It i- a disgrtee to tho
civilization of the age, and a burning dis
grace to the manhood of the country, that a
high-toned christian gentleman like Mr.
Davis should be subjeoted to the slow tor
ture of wasting imprisonment. For thir
teen months he lhs bor.ie with tilllinhelle
yet unostontatious fortitude the rigors of a
confinement., unnecessavily cruel and pro
tracted; for lhirteen month's he has etwluret
tho insults heaped otn him by iimble na.
tures witi a noblo horoism anld qIuiet. ligni
ly that pierced the all but impenelrable ar
mor ofi moral insensibility wherein nature
had cunsed them, and slung even thema into
a sense of shamo.
For tlhirteen nionths suspe:ise indt uncer
tainty have done their ut most. to bret-k dowa
the lofty spirit lint never quaile'l inl the
F resence of death or danger, but inetfrectual
l : Jefferson Davis, stoo-l II it trying test,
and onerges from it like goll from the fur
nace. Great as a oilier. gre:lt as a states
mnan, great its the Executive of a brief but,
brilliant Confederacy, but greater far as the
pritoner of Fortress Monroo--merciful in
his day of triumph, indomitabla inhis hdUr
of defeat, ie will go down to posterity in
striking contrast. with his judges and nccus.
era. He takes his place itmnong the world's.
great men, among those wto sted lustre on
their country while living and "darken na
tions when they die." They among whent
Let time answer, thoutigh Obivion will uqre,
01fully hide the lesser, inox6rable history
will pillory the greater ciiminals.--Ni
York Record.
A ToucIeNG INCDFNT.--On thO
16th instant, the day of the comMemo
ration -of the Confederate dead, in oAe
or onr city gaVV yards, after the ,'0re
tonics had be'en performed and tlie
crowd dispe6id, a re9pect.ble looking
colored v oman was seen to linger behind,
sit down dpon a grave, bury her fact in'
her hands, and weep bitterly. A friend
0( ours, who holds with Juvenal, (1Nil1 --
Atmanum a se alienam esse") observing
her, beca-ne very much intereste.
With native kindness of manner he ad.
dressed her and inqired the cause o'her
g1rief. Won by his syvipatltiing tone,
l unbtirdened her heart to. him in al
ternate words and iobs. The gravo on
which she sat was that of her former
yqung master, who had been killed du
ring the late war. He had been her
.harge in his infancy and bDyhood and
iIiij inaahood ie was her pride and
dehght. His deeds of gallant daring
had heeh her boast, and it ,Was the wish
dearest to, her heart to sce him retnrn
victorious and' honored to the hom>
which he had fought to protect. Heav
en had dedreed otherwise: and nm%
while a congItierild people did honor to
the miernory of their defender, she, poor,
helpless. fnithfil io'm. wpt over t .0
grave of him to whon shr had looked
flor protection and sipport. inl the data of
he'r age andI i.nirmuit.y.--htrison .c0,0
The Washinktont correspondent of the
Conierrcial .dvertiqer says:
Dr. Craven's statement of the ironing of
Jeff. Davis, at Fortress Monroe, is publish
ed hero to-day.,and has exoited much-oom
ment. , It is well known that it was not-douo
by order' of tho President, or of the Cabinet,
or of Qeueral'Ornat ; but trat the respon
sibility restson Edwin M. Stanton, jho
sent his right hand man, General lanfaye to
C, Barker, down the Potbmao on a spechat
slearser, with writce authority to have-the
manacles apolied.
These people who are -iposed to donl
sure Jeff. Davis oV' General Jce for ihe. smu.
feringi of the prisoiors at Andersonville
would dO el1t o beaR the above faets it
mtitd, tier. was a cowarnd}y outrage ilaip-.
ted npt the foremost mn of' th'e whole res
hellfQn, and neither the' Presideiit, thte
IAenV4natit-General.- nor Any meimber' of the
Oabinea4 exeept the toriurer' himself, seems
to hcre bowo or eared sything about it.
N,ow, is it uot basely possible that Lee and
Davis, in she crisis of a terrible atfggle,
may viet 'fian been aWare of what was 4dbn
4o tie private soldine of 'otr army? .If
they *see to blame foe- not tequaintib'g
th,esselves -with t he facts in the sf ress of a*
feerful war, what, is to ho said .fs ,ou' e0i110
ekE utive ofiteer', who, itu the houir .t of ti
tim , allow the good same of gtJ a
ti - d beusailed byonductit tow
tee I ht gould disgrac, a brao uf
Nye Y4r'Wor-4.
Elvery ina5 can and should.do some
thing for the pubie, if it be only to
kick a piece of orango peel into the
road rotur the 'navomdnt. .

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