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6 fIrE 4 tDi 1 DAY + LOBE M7AS rAf4ItjTOND INflON D Ce c jJ JECEMEEIt CENU3 J 22 19U1
TALES OF WAR WARIn
In a Bowery Regimen Regim < l1t andHis andHisFirst and His HisFirst
First Command CommasdBY CommandBY
BY CAPT MUSGROVE DAVIS DAVISTho OAVISThe
The Adventures of a Youh Youtrt Second SeoolldI41cutonnnt SecondLloutonant
I41cutonnnt hI I this h18 Cdlellrfittltf C le jti ll Ho HoJmollt ltug ltugltnont
Jmollt OIl His first hst Url itsporting r iIl for forDutyAn hr hrDutyAu
DutyAn lhINtrntion 01 Some of ofha ofthe
the ha Elullor Ihnsrs lhnN < i or the Volunteer VnlunlccIctVlca VolunteerService
Service ctVlca III li the r bate to Un UnploaFanI llcafanlncsoJ nest nestCoadusioL
Cencfusou CencfusouIt CoadusioLItIiasbee
It ItIiasbee haSbcei the ttiC cust eusWiti i1 vhtrtL IlIete tMVJi tMVJiserved itdv itdvserved
served toaU to allbty each dl relief to rut rest fn Ulc1r tftelrtents Ulc1rtents
tents for the the two hours moat prnlO prevfodw to tostanding tostanding
standing guard in order that tkey ey may be befresh hefresh
fresh for duty the ether reUC tot on dut dutrentaininlr duty dutyrentafntng
rentaininlr atWe at the gunrd gual hou bOflle to turn Olt OltCor ottt otttfor
for general officers 19lsatl I han follow that thatcourse
course her here until I see Ce good reuoa to tochimge tochange
change it Jt It Is needle needless a for me to ask that tbatthe thatthe
the instant the call is sounded you come comepromptly
promptly to tile gl guardhone r hoM asthat al that wilt be beneceH6ry benecessary
necessary not only tei R goad Undersutnding Undersutndingbut l1derat uding I Ibut
but to the continuance of the privilege privilegeSergeaut
Sergeant tell off Ute men and Mnd ont the theftrat
Jint relief reliefThe I IThe
The guard looked at one another but butwhether
whether they meant to say that I cUd not notknow notknow
know the men I had 10 deal with or whether whetherI
I had found and touched a sU8Ceptible sU8Ceptiblechord saaceptiblechord
chord I could not tell I threw the baud baudcuffs bandcuffs
cuffs into the furthest confer Of tile curd guardhouse I
IlOtllle and turned to tlM l peetion lCtioa of the theguardbook I IJuardboolt
Juardboolt The first relief went out the theold theold
old relief came in and ad were march marched away awayunder awayunder
under command of their sergeant the the1Iecund thesecond
second relief went to to tite4r efr teats and I was wasleft as asleft
left 10 myself wth the third tbirdDuria thirdDuring
Duria During Ole Next two boon I managed manage to tosay tosay
say a pleasant word to touch each of olthe the men left hftat leftat
at the guard caardIaoUH houte and to visit all those tboleupon thoseupon
upon peat ehaagin Raginf their beats for the thebetter thebetter
better when he Ieould I could Tbis done I waited waitednt08t waitedroost
roost auxioalv for eleven oclock If then thent thenthe
t the he men prGttt tJy ly responded to the call I Ihould Ishould
should be master of the lltuation If they theydid theydid
did not notAt notAt
At live minutes to eleven I ordered tile tilecan thecall
can to be sounded tad then turned away awayI
I cannot begin to describe tile agony of that tbatinterval thatinterval
interval It seemed au hour Every fe fesecondll few fewsecondel
secondll would con consult ult my watch half alf believing be be1inio
1inio lieving that It must have stopped What if ifthey ifthey
they should not come Were not officers oBierand officersand
and men against me Would not the colonel colonelhimsell colonelhimself
himself wink at disobedience Possibly lie liellad behad
had even given the men secret instructions Instrllctlonto instructionsto
to disregard me Should I order rder a cor corporals corporals
porals guard to arrest all delh delfl1l1uente quente and andif andIf
if the guard refused or the wen resisted resistedshould rlt8istedshould
should 1 shoot them 1 had a right to do dothis dothis
this but it would be a terrible measure meaaureIy measureMy
My Iy own life would not be worth a penny iu iuthat inthat
that event and would be measured by bysecoad byseconds
seconds secoadAt secondsAt
At length the five minutes paa passed d With Witbout Without
out turning I ordered the sergeant to fall lallin fallin
in the guard The order was given I Iheard Ibeard
heard the stir of men and the baudUa handling 01 01muketa ofmuskets
muskets and knew that some at least leutwere leastwere
were present In a moment the sergeant sergeantbegan Nrxeantbepa
began to call the roll while I listened listenedbreath < < t tbreatbe
breath breatbe breatbeNuml ea eaNumber
Numl Number erOae One Two Three Pour PourFive PourFive
Five Six Seven EIght to each eachcame eachcame
came the answer Here and lI1y breast breaMtbegan breastbegan
began to heave Nine Ten Eleven ElevenTweheJI ElevenTwelveell
TweheJI there thereMy thereMy
My heart leaped to 0 tny throat and tara tarafilled tearsfilled
filled lay eyes 1 turned but everything ueryUtingswam everythingswam
swam before HIe 1 attempted to speak speakbut k kbut
but my chin trembled and wy tongue re refused refused
fused its office I Celt that I was Cast 1o losing losingcontrol ng ngcontrol
control of myself so whirling upon pon my myheel myheel
heel I walked a few paces away A Amowent Amoment
moment sufficed to subdue my feelings CeUuiBand feelingsand
and returning retun ing I spoke a few earn earnest eat wordoC word Wordsof
oC gratitude to the men and stilt them thewabout themabout
about their duty Nor Wall I the oul only ORe OReaffected oneaffected
affected for I saw a big corporal draw hi hisleeve his hissleeve
sleeve acroH his face and thus betray the thepreHnce thepresence
presence of a heart heartI
I allowed the next relief to go to their theirtents theirtents
tents and again pia visited the sentries When WhenI
I returned to the Kuard uardhoaH house at noon the thebig thebig
big corporal came awkwardly toward me meand meand
and touching his cap Mid LootiBant LootiBantcaa Lootinantcan
can I make ye e a cup 0 coffee aar aarApi surAgaia
Api Agaia I WIt was ready to break down and it itwas itI
I was second before ore I could answer Thank Thankyou Thankyou
you Corponl not only for the coffee coffeewhich coffeewhich
which I shall take with pleasure hut also allOfor
4 for the first kind word I have bad la this thisregiment thisregiment
regiment regimentThat regimentThat
That opea opened the ball One man wanted wanaedto
to fetch the water and another putting a abit abit
bit of pork oa a stick roasted it over the thecoal thecoals
coal for me In fact it was evident that I bad badwon hadwon
won the day f Myspiriterose fypirha rOM Cor forthefirst the IrstUme IrstUmeto time timeto
to something near a healthy level and I Ibegan Ibegan
began to He daylight I talked familiarly
but dlgnifiedly with the men and the rest restoC restof
oC the twentyfour hours passed without 80 80mqcb somuch
much aa a shadow of annoyance Never Neverwere Neverwere
were soldier better behaved or wore woreprowpt moreprompt
prompt Not a word not an act that was waa110t wasnot
not both cheerful and respectful So when whenwe whenwe
we were relieved the next IItI1naing I Imarched Imarched
marched lilY guard to the parade tade ground arroltacland groundand
and there poke brie briefly y my heartfelt satM satMaction tis tisIacLion
action and gratitude H assuring llring them that it itshould Itshould
should not lie aI any fault if we weft not lOon lOonthe soonthe
the bet of rrfen Beads j then dismi dismissed ed them themanlturDed themand
and anlturDed turned aYl1r I bad gone but a pace qr qrtw1 qrtwt
tw1 when tile big corporal sang out owtThree outThree
Three cheers far tll h new lootiaant lootiaantAnd lootinantAnd
And cheer Uy did dldlth With such uch a will at to tobriag tobring
bring the whole setup p office officers and men oat oatof outof
of their tellta tent f raised my cap in acknowl acknowledgemellt acknowledgement
edgemellt and walked oa to my tent tentreeline tentfeeling
feeling as proud aa a lord a and d saying to tomyse1C tomyself
myself Ive got the men 011 my aide and andtbe andthe
the o officers lcer may 110 totbe hospital for all I Iare Icare
care < are
areTired Tired nervous and trembling I uafut unfastened uafutcned
cned my bait loosened sty y clothes and aadwithout andwithout
without thought of f food sank upon my myblan1cdll myblankets
blankets Portyeight hours had 1 been beenwithout ea eawithout
without steep the greater portion of Ute Utetime thetime
time under i intense Mne excitement my HI nerves nervastrained nervesstrained
strained to the utmost Now the reac reaction reactioncame oa oacame
came losing all self control prone with witharms witharms
arms o outstretched tatntched with the tear strmIJt strmIJtdown streaming streamingdown
down my b burning r ing checks and with a Itktt Itkttalmo kattalmost
almo almost t bttntt bursting g I wailed ModMd ModMdther Moab ci ciMother
Mother ther have v you forgotten your only onlYI11 onlYI11If soul soulI
I If there ill a God if there is i a heaven if I k kis kis
is given to those tJ OH who have palled beyond beyondto
to guard and a d guide their loved one ODta come coll1eto cometo
to me Cemeto Com to IJle my mother I lamsore lamsoretried am sore soretried
tried lIoW tip my Hit hands in till this my hour hourof howrof
of need and th there did come to my heart Itearta
a warm warml6OOthi sootltingpreetere gpl rc Arlllawhet1aer Arlllawhet1aerJf
of < Jf recol1 recollection tioll1UI and lwag1al1tie 1 know NOt NOtbut netbut
ti but artu arms encircled me ft 1 seemed to 0 hear a avoice avoice
voice 01 bygone years eaylur iur Sleep III IIIpoor my mypoor
s poor bo boy lieepl The morrow will briar
you ou courage WI e1 eyes eisc cl 1 ir head headsank I Iaank
sank alwly La tak upoRtbe upoi the b bteau bteauI edt a aI
I felt the beat or the heart of h u I saw sawthe Ill Illi
i the little cot of 10 ray cbtwhooLl ad r 1 II sit sitting it ittiacberideit
ting tiacberideit beside it II I smiled > lDUe andKid t t N Nall
I all rrecait r reca 11 11How j jHow
How tong I may fllle + fpt I tl du not notknow notknow
know but sonic time il th the tttcn > t tcn 11 I Was Wasroused it itI
I roused by a scratch at my tent 1V WJtl t < kring kriagwhat kringI
what I laL Dew form of persecution might be at athand
I hand I said Come ita To are my surprise urpriseit i
it wall the he captain who parted the AaJ flaps and andin nd ndi
i in a seemingly tetmhll friendly tone asked lkcd me m ho how I II
I felt I answered that I felt quite well and alldagaia andagain
again bade him Well in Mumbling Uut1lblingIOlnethbtc Mumblingsomething
something about nut wanting to t disturb me mehe mehe
he liuall fluidly did step inside As I t1 turned rned nty ntyalbe myvalue
value 011 end to nuke hint a comfort comCortable comfortable
able seat at I noticed that the name and IUlUt IUlUtber numher
her b had d been completely cut out He ob obtoetved ohreeved
toetved it Ute saute instant and our eyes eyeseti eyeslien
lien eti Por a moment nothing was said saidlle saidTheu
Theu lle doubting u up his fist fist he broke silnc silncwtk sfI nee neese
wtk se 11if U I kl kitw W tJ1 he r cjl1tldrll > wIi pile piletide QI1 QI1t
t tide Id tie hint up up by the thum thumfttgptite 11011
ttu fttgptite 1ite mode of r punishment in tk tbas J
gl as I afterward rCItHld fouede
l tij ie e incident was a Itlhend to tilt I Infij1t nt Fi
nfij1t f t afforded a cloakloJtls cloak o is enabarrnetitt enabarrnetittopened eqlbarm i iat4opened
at4opened opened the war rr what it was S SI sal salevhteut
evhteut I ut be had comto cotnttosay sa sattact I IFact
Fact iI is Lootiuail t Mid III 11 Imu 1 a aroh arough
rough man but I tnn mean to be square and 1 1COnte Icome
come to tell ye that 1 made a great fool tooloC tooloCmYMIC of ofmyself
myself day da before ya yestcptuy y a and ci r lax Itx your Our OurPflrdon
pardon I was mad wpeh pen ye coltt center here herefer hereter
fer I had calclated an your place tacci far tile tileIfnlt thefirst
first sergeant andallfJwccl ye Wat the IOn IOnof sonof
of some rich matt vho had d got Jcdai tu lu luaueuee fafinance
finance I didnt sup suppose pOle that ye had dbceu dbceuin been beenin
in the e army or k knowed owed anything abouf aboufd about sl sldintrtng
d dintrtng iing but I see e yeiterdaya etitenlay ot guard 1Cuardn1ountiug guardmounting
mounting that yewa yewastit t 110 clone ad th the that thatye
ye e tllowed morea we ijd < Dy retheol retheolber renjuesiher
her when somebody loulebodylau laughed laughedI bed bedI
I do captain Tell me what wa was the themillClkke themistake
mistake I made madeThats madeThats
Thats the joke of it You didnt nuke nukeno ulakeno
no mistake it wu us us We always d dressed dressedthe Id Idtbe
the new guard two paces in n the rear of the theold theold
old guard and when you dre dressed Sed em on II IItille aline
line I says to myself Hea done aU the therelit therest
relit r right ght and maybe hes right In this thisSo thisSo
So I went and looked at the tactics and IU IUbe Illbe
be dashed if you waant right Then says I Ito 1to
to the other officers I guess we better betterstudy betterstudy
study our ourRegulations Regulations instead of laughing laughingat laughingatthis
at atthis this ere younr young feUer for bes got us uswhere uswhere
where the hair is short I I watched ye all allday allday
day and I seed ye knowed yer bia and andwhen andwhen
when the mea come back thi this morning and andsaid andsaid
said ye had been in the army lontiern we webad wehad
bad I wuz ashamed banled or myself and nd I Icouldut Icouldnt
couldut wait no longer till I come to ax ye yeto yeto
to take my hand and tell ell 1e that I was proud proudto
to ba have ve such a loottnant lootinantlie loottnantlIe
lIe extended a long ong bony hand and tbe tbetears the thetears
tears tilled my eyes alt I grasped it with witltIJ withboth
IJ both th mine mineBxcuse mineExcuse
Excuse me captain captainI I said but I amso am amso
so unstrung that I cannot control myself myselfDont II IIDont
Dont say 1 a word Lootinant for if ye yeaint e eaint
aint made of Iron to stand what ye have haveIll
Ill 11 swallow tny blanket The game was to toItJIlke towake
ItJIlke wake it too hot far ye e but if an any one onetroubles onetroubles
troubles ye e now Eheyve got me to deal dealwfth dealwith
with I dont think yell haW aD more moretrouble moretrouble
trouble though And Irn 111 doggone sorry sorryabout sorryabout
about that valise but the seen hate the tltevolateer thevolunteer
volunteer numbertiter want to keep the Uleold theold
old Jd Militia and that thats I the reason they theycut theycat
cut tile number out Dont think too 00 much nluchof muchof
of that but If 1 kllowed tllbltckguard whip whipdope w wdOMe
dOMe it Id buck andgar him I would wouldWe wouldWe
We talked tong and freely after lte that the thecaptahl thecaptain
captain and nd I be telling of his service and andI
I of mine PillaUy at my request Ser Serreant 5ergent
gent All Allen the man whOM nose 1 had hadbroten hadbroken
broken was sent at for When he pnlllelU presented presentedhimself
himself I told bins that although my coin CQIUilo coinmission
mission ilo interfered with Ids advall advancement advancementI ment mentI
I diet not see bow I cOllld do otiterwiscfUtl1n otiterwiscfUtl1nb otherwisethanhold
b hold d it that I was very sorry but felt lur lurthat sure surethat
that InUke in like circumstances he would do as 1 1bad Ilied
bad done and concluded by promIiiing him himnt hintmy
nt my best t efforts to make Ills position pleas pleasant pleasant
ant and secure for him a speedy co eontma eontmaSion nlln is issian
sian Hi left III excellent humor and audtbere andthere
there was no more friction between us In a ashort ashort
short time through illY recommendation recomwendatioltand
and others he was deservedly promotedProm promoted prolUotedFrom
From that day aU went smoothly In the theregiment theregiment
regiment and with the cXCeptioayC a few rewofficers fewofficers
officers who were ashamed to admit that they
bad been In the wrong the greatest cordiaiity cordi cordiality
ality existed among us The wen had not notbeen notbeen
been paid oft for months and 1 WOn the thehearta theheedaof
hearta heedaof or my myown own company by providing providingtit providingthorn
tit thorn em with tobacco tobaccoI
I could govern them all pretty well welleither welleither
either drunk or sober excepting my first firtInd firstend
end stauchet friend the tall corporal corpomlwlto corporalwho
who by the way when he lot drunk drunkwhich drunkwhich
which I al11sorry am sorry to say v was often the cue cuewould casewould
would always reiterate his favorite threat tllreatof threatof
of klllinr me He was the only man in inthe inthe
the army whom I ever bad to order Into Intohou intoirons
hou irons but ill ever every instance after sobering IOberigup
up he would thank tee for hvi having g punished puniahedhim punishedhim
him and abuse himself for having offended olfendedMy offendedMy
My reconciliation with the colonel wee w a aatter amatter
matter atter of more tie He tried repeatedly repeatedlyto
to engage tne in friendly conversation but bittbeyond butbeyond
beyond official matters I would not go He Heeven Heeven
even showed me preferment In duty but I Iwa Iwas
wa was 10 thoroughly dillgu disgusted ted with him 80 80Indignant soindignant
Indignant at the way In which lie had hadtreated hadtreated
treated me that I always avoided him lie lieoften lieoften
often caste into tents where I wall simplyalf simply
alf I believed to make friends with we weand meand
and as often I made some excuse to go out autTbrough outThrough
Through the captain and other officers he hetried hetried
tried to win me over with compliments complimentsbut
but my wro wrongs p had burned so into my myheart myheart
heart that be made no bead headway headwayOn way
011 the evening of Ute battle oC West WestPoint WestPoint
Point a lieutenant o oJUle tlue regiment was wae1IHIr wasmortally
1IHIr mortally lIy wounded and later the colonel colouelaua colonelaria
aria I met beside his cot iu tile hospital hOlpitalwhite hospitalwhite
white I w was taking akiulr down the young fel felIow fellow
low last messages and requests ALIUlch ALIUlcha At such sucha
a he I could not but speak chtuy to the thema theman
ma man 11 Fie deputed shortly but I stayed stayedwith stayedwith
with the dying lieutenant until the dud All AllI AsI
I caa came e out of the hospital tent I perceived percelyedthe
the colonel standing under a true I Itoudaed Itouched
touched m1 ca cap and would haft hurried JuntiedP88t hurriedpast
past baa h he stopped me with Davis I Iwant Iwant
want to speak peak to yo yoWhat you youWhat
What are your orders colo colonel e I said saidNo aiel aielNo
No 110 1 have 110 order I waasUo want to talll talllto talkto
to you youI
I wish to hold nothing but official c cdm cdmmuuieatiou I 1 1Iftuuleatlo
Iftuuleatlo with you sir ir I replied aaad aaadltar andstarted
ltar started on onPer
ltarPor Per God Gods sake 10 stop Davi Davis and bear bearme hearme
me pleaded the colonel this time with a aplalative aplaintive
plaintive eRnletnelll that arrested me at atonce atonce
once So turning and looking birncrU itl itlthe inthe
the f face I eaid eaidColonel HI HIColoHl
Colonel Thomas more Ulan a atouth atouthago outh outha
a ago I reeeivecl from you the meet brutal bruaalnIMlMi brutaltusstWsg
tusstWsg nIMlMi g cowardly treatment treatmentit U has ever eYer1a1 everbelt
belt try misfortune to experience or even even111181or evenkeenet
111181or You haft never ever b been man en enough enoughto uh uhto
to apologize pe1 gbe for it and until you do I shall shaltdno shalldecimate
dno decimate have anything but tit o4 offisJal tJallutr tJallutrcou4 inter intercoui
cou4 coui c n JUtyt1j tit yeu and when I tell you u thlU thlUloCI that I Iloathe
loCI loathe t ouddespiae AIUtd iH you you will pre probably probablywish bly blywi8tf
wish ads aI 1 rI de tat we may have as If little to todo todo
do wiikoIr other as possible So long loniI as asI
I al ant ltfortullate enough to hayeyou have you u ucOlludadll1g a acoiunadlag
cOlludadll1g o officer iMr t iJlaU obey your or oriv
iv
den nothing lIere mere y dooe your yourworst I Iworst
worst slid I defy yes imdertaud imdertaudeach
each other nay lo tliriff sir0Davie
I
Davie persisted tAt 1tI1Di tirs 1 know know I Idid Idid
did you a great wteq I heated ated to apol apolgiza ol olriz I
riz long ago 10 ht yoq lIeyrrive never give etcchance me I Ichanco
chance I caR cant canttalk talk I as so eyjer can but butmy butlily
my btlft la ia the be Right pIaud phase and youhavent you yuubllvellt
bllvellt rot II abetter te rlila fraud tt the army I Iwant Iwant
want your rieadship ieuclahl f I welt t t to apologize apologizea
a hundtetlIItOY T TettUiewhattosav TettUiewhattosavand Iminvlto say sayand
and Ill sity aitytlam AinI1e IIf1Je held out outhis i
bi his baud bnlortuit1 I
Tkepain Tkepa udepQ detilgtaad on Ch the poori PO glows glowscoupijtIdi1tt IOWI IOWICOUt1tAJhn
coupijtIdi1tt COUt1tAJhn l tQ tatiched dI 1Uatld its silt at l1f fe said saidcanitd saidearriltlwftJt
earriltlwftJt canitd wru It tllJee tkgeonvletinp ti 4 dI et t erity
ll 1Jo tc s abruve bm tuau 1 111 knew fall l h seen seenl1Jm seenIthtttit
l1Jm Ithtttit 11 < < 1 lt dll day wheroQIOV where cowards tds would Quld not noth nothvetntured
h hvetntured ItWllhlr d 1lsfdea wehQ we had wet l1u t upon uponfttd uponeadfetlground
eadfetlground < fttd grouud at atthedeathbed the deathbc of outCrielld outCrielldAUd our friend friendAud
AUd hntlwe Imd we not faced dC4Itruct destruction n together togetherthan tegetherthat
that very cry afternoon and war weretve we not notikc not1tkelyto
1tkelyto ikc do 1108phl so again ontlte on tlre luorr morrow w All All1i
tlila 1i tOme 9cr over nte at oucetandsoftened oucetandsoftenednie on Eandsoftened Eandsoftenedn
n nie qupletely qupletelyColonel
Colonel f Thoiias 1iRS I tallmyhand tallmyhandiron ir hal1l hal1lfou
iron fou Ir are < < p bra brave Ire man Alld nndaasucbybtt f 1ucIIYI11 can canttijt canfait
fait tnteild to be unjust 1 1 nc accept < pt your YOl1rpology yourapology
apology pology though I regret tllalit tiat it was ll1ot ll1otJf not notfT
Jf fT r qld d long ago SIl3 l1Qt uotanother anoth r word wordVc wordwe
we Vc wnlledba wniked back k to QiU1parm gtntp atnt In attn and andIintRt andgreat
IintRt great indeed was 1 the tult ntonishuient lUlshmenttlC of the thereginlent theregimental
reginlent regimental sight of us usPr9111 usFrqut
Pr9111 that da tlaytlre the colonel and 1 Wet were e Cast fastfriends
friends He recoullllened lI1e to the 1acant 1acanti ant antqrllt I
i qrllt rat lieutenancy ieutclUInC and oftr offered d tq tQmake make me mendjutapt mendjutapt
ndjutapt His 1co11tru concern wll8nl when I was woundedateren wounded I
at ateren cvn Pines w waaettob < < 8sUOlllk tale 1Ie went him hiutself himlr
self lr t9 General ener 1 DIuCItaMnb JUatI aaua liosdiqunrtcrs iCl < < 5 luarters to toh tohurry
hurry h m my leave oC abssil cjic JUctwardnt JUctward AUerwardupoa
upoa my nt return to thereg1 eregfjn nipt J1lllound J1llloundUul I found foundthat
that behad behdmeanwllRe meanwhtlerecontnonded reeoltutICl1dEid me to toOfl1lral toOlneral
Ofl1lral Benton wr Iaiaff talr duty which 1 1alftpted Iaccepted
accepted and nd NI4 re eise4 lacbntll I left the thearmy thearmy
army I
armyBENEDICT BENEDICrGQRDON BENEDICrGQRDONOJ BENEDICT GCRFON GCRFONBy
OJ REVERE ROOGt ROOGERS ROOGERSWritten I
1 1Written
Written Written for the StYDAv SttDt GLlIIl GLlIIlCHPTRR GLOeta GLOetaCHAPTER
CHAPTER VII VUeOn VIIon
On a narrow side street that t extended extendedfrom extendedfrom
from the canal to the river there stood ood for forman formany
man many years an old and dilapidated nianion nianionthat nanion nanionthat
that wa was built and occupied 1OtI1ehne In Intbe inthe
the middle part or the eighteenth century centuryby centuryby
by one john Barton an enormously wealthy wealthyand wealthyand
and eccentric gentleman altllUlih com comparativelya cornparatively
parativelya a young man witt when hifiret zeArstsettled zeArstsettledin settled settledin
in G Georgetown orgetowlI old relidenta residenagf C George GefrgetoR Georgetown
town wen remember theu1e l1 hditled ttlild down downto downto
to them by their RRcetOTloC ancestors of the lavish lavishltospltalitythat 14svish 14svishhOllpltalitythat
hOllpltalitythat the proprietor of tf5 fine fineold fineold
old mansion wall wont to bestow upon his hisThe hisfriends
friends friendsThe
The nobIlity and the geri gentry try of the Bur Burroundhtgaountry surroundingeountry
roundhtgaountry were frequenters at thin tbiiCalltoulI thinfamous
famous ollJ ld lteuM and many were the themerry themerry
merry ptttdtlgl1 assembled lewbted here Oil festal CestaloeeaBlo festaloccasipaa
oeeaBlo occasipaa TJIO Those < < were tM d days 01 true lruechivalry truechivalry
chivalry Ahl AbllJut but sad to Mr although the thedHendanlAofaUlulberol thedeseendanteof
dHendanlAofaUlulberol deseendanteof a quntberof the oklCantiliu oklCantiliustltltefIQfa old families familiesstitt
stltltefIQfa stitt tentafn theft are straigkteald traik aA reo reogard re regarde
gard finances flwu e and their oW pbcestral pbcestralhomes llcetral llcetralbomel
homes lu mllll many cases can coq fidvy 91 mort mortgare mortgaga
gare gaga upon then A Alew fw years more per perPtI perhops
hops PtI will He the last of t1iteH Lb aelni < of that tliatobl thatnoble
noble obl old aritocrac aristocracy that for years rs the tbequaint thequaint
quaint old town wu fatuous fOr s let r fear CearI
I digre digress s somewhat tllWhat rr hem sty ttttlll ttohfeet lIl but t I Iwas Iwas
was born and bred III the old place and 1 Ilove
10 love it and its people tMOpleAmong peopleAmong
Among the lOan incur pl1a1dlJ that were con constant constant
stant visitors at thet1D the Eartoit I house was the theda8btng thedashing
dashing young Lieutetast Li ectiat Wathinttou Wathinttouhaving Yashingtnnhaving
having but r recestly tlT wet wo itfeepars Ipurs in the thecampaigns th thcawpalgn
campaigns with BradclocktMdeed Braddock Indeed iC r rumor rumoris IUQr IUQrIs
Is to be believed it was itfJ1lls i i31ds very lion 1t l1Se l1Sethat e ethat
that aahinjton Ulad made t declaration Of Ofriage < If IflUarrfajte
m lUarrfajte arriage ar arBarber riage to that layolln gay young l eu poll polli polliBarber
Barber who was a8 for Tea years n rotgsing rchtnlf bdte bdtein behI4 behI4in
in this vicinity vlchlftyBut vicinityBut
But at the period of whbrh I write title1 title1once l1rJ l1rJol1ce
once famous house had taU11 fallgtr Into a dad dadstate silt siltstate
state oC dl decay l1Y The re retugining htlpg IVlndq IVlndqpaues window windowpanes
panes were e1C shattered the blinds wcfi wcfinearl we h hnearly
nearl nearly all g gone ne and the malJli massive e oak oakdn oakdndoors i idoors
doors I sagged ggedfrigbtfully frightfully upon their rua ruahingel rustjt rustjthinge
hingeIndeed hinge hingelIndeed
Indeed It was a matter of current repott repottabout repottabout
about the neighborhood that the old BarL Barton BartonMansion 1 11hnllon
Mansion was a haunted and Jf if anyol1c anyol1cIcouted anyone anyonescouted
scouted t the Idea or such uch being the case afl aflthat an anthat
that person bed to do wu to interview alt altof any anyof
of the aumero numerous river men that were werelocated werelocated
located about the numerous grocahQP ht htthat inthat
that neighborhood and he must t ueed8 b bmoat be a amost
moat contrary person indeed to still tilt con COlitinue continue
tinue his doubting theories art after r one oC oCtheae ofthese
these nautical gentlemen hibed with him himabout himabout
about the curious happeatup connected connectedwith connectedwith
with the old Barton Mansion ManaioDThe MansionThe
The queer stories connected with tit this thissilent is isUent
silent and grim old house aa narrated by bythe bythe
the river men and the peoplem people in the neighbor neighborhood neighborhood
hood and needle needless to mention mOlt a avoutly at atvoutly
voutly believed by them were about as asfollows asfollows
follows On certain nights of of the year be between between
tween the hour of midnight and two ocldck ocldckiu oclockin
iu the morning tile old Batton mansion mansionwould mansionwould
would suddenly become all ablaze with wltblights withlights
lights and the sound or tbCharp the harp and the theddle thefiddle
fiddle ddle could be distinctly heard out upon the thePotomac thePotomac
Potomac The figures gures oC p people ople attired in inthe inthe
the costumes of long ar agbcould could be plainly plattHyIten plainlyseen
seen as they pa passed ed and repassed the many manywindows manywindows
windows iu some sort of It 11 stately dance danceOne danceOne
One figure that towered high above till tillothers theothers
others and seemed to be a center of aUrac aUraction attraalion
lion for them all Is popularly supposed to tobe tobe
be the spirit oC George Washington but butwhttlter butwhether
whether there is any foundation for such suohextravapnt suchextravagant
extravagant fancies I know not but I do doknow doknow
know that persons having businee ineH In this thislocality thislocality
locality at night make it a point to give the theplace theplace
place a wide uerWt while children who atc atcHilt aie aiesent
Hilt out on errands after dk make a de detClur detour
tour of several blocks rather than pan 1t 1tthi bythis
thi this old house hOIlMIn houseIn
In the year t80 18 the people who then t tided tb tbsided
sided along the canal front were greatly ireatl1urprised greatlysurprised
surprised to awake one moraiu morning and find findthe finch finchthe
the old Barton hoUse wa was tenanted This Thisfact Tltfaract
fact was obvious > bviou CroIlHIa rout tht a appearance pearancelit pearancelitth at atlien
th lien e of a woman sflgktly Ugltttyp past Bt the middle middcage middleage
age add of robust buId buIdCJoHr bull bullCloser
Closer scrutiny upo upon the part of Jf the che1Ieickbors theneighbors
neighbors developed the fact that the theWor thiswoman
woman Wor an had a diilfit1t ddtsgllter t of perhaltl perhaltleJgbteea perhaa perhaaeighteen
eighteen or twenty y fa ltGf of age and It Itneither t tneither
neither of the twW two litc teen made an any dt dtnlpt attempt
tempt nlpt to become all1u aeiuatjifed ed hI the neigh neigl1IJ neighburhood
IJ burhood d100d many cellitttnlr rumors boll bo4pod bollgood
pod and bad we wero eirtlalated 1 te4 ab6ut tbe1c1to tbe1c1tobut thermbut
but as moet ol tblt the psopit kfa In that locaUtS locaUtSwn ioealft5were
wn themselves I o a 4larlt dolly dly doubtful doubtfulcharacter dOl1btttftcharacter
character they bad a1te11jtw a fedibw leelinzo feelingfdf feelingfdfanyone tdr tdranyo
anyo anyone that might kwfIQt be 4iEGl is vulgadi vulgarhytermed
termed shady hady IQ tit tltit afrOge ge wont wontatid womdq womdqand
and her daughter w wqC u tutored by IId IIdpertinent h hlrtfnent
pertinent questionings questioningsIt El
It 10011 oon began to1fcllmMI to b p d about tfr tfrminity t1fvicinity
vicinity that the WO wounade 8WJ ause e was Rid Ridand Ridell Ridelland
and that thatehe she was calfttlMother Rider Riderby by the thestrange th thvanae
strange wen that begin tGtyljt to visit her 11OUS 11OUSTo house houseToaccount
To Toaccount account for the larz large lIambfr I bet betrY
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male rilitore WtorUt thew4titan wqman told rUs Mi Jate JateBobbit JanieBobbil
Bobbit who kept the little ou out and two twopenuy twopenny
penuy penny tbtf at the corner that she bought bourlatanti boughtand
anti sold eemens men outfits and when necu necusar necos necossary
sar sary lnrlltahed mals tnal to seamen j Wltlll this thisncw thisnews
ncw news had been in imparted Qrted to Miss IIIII Bobblt Bobbltcustomers Bobbits Bobbitscustomers
customers there were many mr mysterious mysteriousnoddiuga eriolla eriollallodc1iugs
llodc1iugs of heads > and t1d apologetic stort stortand smtsand
and cough hut ne 10 one gave vent to the thefeeUugtl their theirfeelings
feelings In any other mallner and in rtply rtplyto
to Mi Miss BobbltS observation that she had Imdalways hadalways
always Couud Mrs Rider a perfect lady t1a t1aotlier the theoilier
oilier ladl ladles who were present said they theywere theywere
were also oC M Miss sa Bobbts opinion hill hillthough at atthough
though 11 ala Rider certalnl certainly > dId k keep = ep her herself herself
self aloes C1ONIt aloesIt
It was WIS three oclock ht the morning and IIncfMothur andMother
Mother Rider and her daughter a girl eta ofadistinctly etadistinctly
distinctly handsome but defiantappeanmce defiantappeanmcesat debantappearancesatdrillking
satdrillking sat drlliking hot gin before a sll101d smoldering smolderingfire rinlr rinlrfire
fire in 11 rear rear to room m oC the dilapidated old oldman oldmansion
man mansion lol1 The clock striking three lit that tlHtmOlllentseemed thatmomentseemed
mOlllentseemed to arouse tie elder woman wOlUanCrom womanfrom
from a reverie sbehadbeen sheltad been plunged ia for forthe forthe
the past qlllC half hour hourI
1 wonder what keeps them she ull1 rouged rougedas ed edas
as sb ehd arose to throw another piece 01 wood woodon woodon
on the fire th they Y surely ouht ought to be here Ilerenow herenow
now h hadnt dnUbey they she inquired turning toher to toher
her daughter dnulrhlerI
I lhotdtbti1kso replied that young younglady younglady
lady in ll nlIhort a ehOirtsnappish snappish manner and i iwish Iwish
wish th tiiey were y te too oo for 1m ble blesseddr sediC 1 like likeJhls likethis
this stdnupaU night bl1sneMj busineae but whose whosetbe whosethe
the otherCello other fellow with Grilnes she In Inquired inquired
quired sl10wlng a uttte intert In herquestions her herqllesllohs
questions qllesllohsWhy questionsWily
Why I expect expect AUce dearie that Joey
didnt give ntc lit ht his right rlai l1allll i answered anHweredthe answeredthe
the oldlr woman woman but hee tt swell thats thatsbrokeRnd thatsbroktand
brokeRnd hltsi has d fine proud spirit so he hehas hehas
has for IlIlte instead llor Of borrowing from his hisCrlendlt Lilafriends
friends 11 leiwell wet1 hetakea front thew them with wlthout without
out IIhalnlng shaminghhatelfbyaekingfroni hhniclt bY8skinrrfroUl thens thensanythiug thentanything
anything which Is a a brave war 01 doing
business I think IUld wblch shows him to tobe tobe
be a clever lad dont you think IO asked akedMother askedMother
Mother RIder with a curious smile upon UpObher uponher
her thin UpS UpSVou lipsYou
You mea mean UiM t t1se bo yiU visits at tIh houses hOllaeof housesof
of the people4wlu peopl wll6 n Ire afterward robs roblinQl1ired robsinquired
inquired dl th6 l 1W1t w ready had an into intoling inkling
ling of the trbill try 4 hliairs hliairsThats 1talrs 1talrsThat
That Thats lt t yriid dMolber Mother Rider Riderfully Riderfully
fully enjoh1g e e1lbetty + 11y or the situation situationhe ituatiollhe
he goes to bait and parties at their tbelrhoue theirhouses
houe houses tend be keeps k pI Ille Iii eyes about him himRad himand
and tberiwb then wbeti they are aUahed all abed him and andJoey andJoey
Joey goes back and makes their Juck JuckAt lucky luckyAt
At this moment there came a stealthy ateallhyknock stealthyknock
knock at Ulebflek t e beck door and Another Rider Riderhastf1ygtahbing Riderhastily
hastf1ygtahbing hastily grabbing up the Ught lighted candle from Crumtbe fromthe
the table q quickly iekly len the room roomWllatl1e1l roomWhat
Wllatl1e1l What luck JJ Bttddy ddy she hurriedly asked IIlkedaulle askedasshe
aulle ubherelln ushered in Roes and Saunders Saulldera1I Saundersbite
1I bite c lieU hells own luck retorted Ro Ross with witha withafurious
a afurious Ct rlous oath as he strode by Into the theother theother
other room roowYou roomYou
You dontm dont m lUl to say began Mother MotherIder MotherRider
Rider Ider her face flushing angrily angrilyI
161 I wean to say broke in ROBS as he hec hecooly
c cooly oty helped himself to the gin thins tbutltf thinsthitiga
thitiga tltf ga couldnt be any worse for me and andhim andldm
him than they is now Asllc As lie said this he hejsrked lieJerked
Jerked his finger JI1aunders in Saunders direction and andl andImmediately
l Immediately wedll1telv afterwards gulp gulped d down a a1Rtiie a alarge
large glass of gin ginACter ginAfter
After Saunders had been Introduced to the thewomen thtWOlnen
women under the name 01 Vernon the theevning theevening
evening adventures 01 the men wore reo reoInted re relnted
Inted to them as they had occurred R Ross Rossafter ss ssatr
atr after a few words asked for something to toatnd toeatAnd
eatAnd atnd when this had been Bit before him himbe himhe
be Cell to at the victual with iUI tll tits appetite appetiteof
of a hungry man while Saunders glibly reo reocited re recited
cited the evening adventure to Mother MotberRider MotherRider
Rider and her daughter fully explaining explainingthe
Ute cause of the Inure 01 bi his and ud his com companlons cornpanions
panlons plan During the recital the older ohllrwoman olderwoman
woman never ceased to dirard the man mansearchlnglyj ruessearchingly
searchingly her daughter seemingly anti faseJnated antianted
anted with the fellow hung upon his every everyword everyword
word and Saunders tuna of the world that tbRthe thathe
he was easily perceived how Interesting be bewas hewas
was becoming to the girl and exerted hi hiagreeablc his hisagreeable
agreeable powers to their utmost utmostWhat utmostWhat
What we wants to do now mother is isto isto
to lay here close for a few dpys utlUl tide tblshere tidelucre
here thing blows over Bald Ross as he hearose hearose
arose from the tabh table and bega began It brushing brushingthe
the broad crumbs from his clothes clothesOC clothesOf
OC course Buddy thats the only thing Utfngyou thingyou
you can do no now said Mother Rider Riderslowly Riderslowly
slowly but I do hope that things aint int as asbad asbad
bad as what you say they are because thesepeople these thesepeople
people being rich will be apt to offer a big bigreward bigreward
reward for the capture oC you you and your yourfriend onr onrCriend
friend friendPshaw CriendPshaw
Pshaw said Ross impatiently atnt atntI
I done the same trick afore and did rever reverget I ever everget
get pinched pinchedr
r know that too Buddy said the tlulwoman thewoman
woman but these people i is altogether altogetherdifferent ItClge hlr hlrditTlrent
different and there is a deal more danger dangertban dangerthan
than there was ht the others OUltrDanger othersDanger
Danger or no danKer answered Ro RoIm Roes RoesIm
Im going to bed 110 show tile way waymother waymother
mother without ally mote 01 your dd ddcroaking ddcroaking
croaking and together the two men ntencended as ascended
cended the stain stainlTo stainTo
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