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" gay aInD happy."';:- -i\f: ? ? ... ' Girls at lion..- aiv guy and S.hiJTOjQg we huve 'a* *oraan We'll Uvfc >Ve J aboine-si-ik Co\va?d/ But wait aad be. a soioxeuN Jfe' ' ? ? ? Gav and happy ; hear. the answer ; ?-&' jjfoue but fools get man-id no\-'> / ' Valliant men have all. eulisted, j ': \?. . An J to cowards -we'll not lx>v:.; t , ? . ? We'er the girls so gay and happ;\ Waiting for the end of strife. ^.^'? Better share a ?oldier*s rations ?. Than to be a eowai'd d vifo. V For the guy and for the hapy-y We're as constant a>ilic But the uiaa.that daiv not ??.io Never can obtain, utu- iov-.-. ? Pa'AIElE MtLLS, IOWW. 331 X3Q1 (jH; ST 7 " W i " or THE " j i Flfdt Ssglmeflt y^Tol, fepjf, ! [ CO STl NT ED FRO 31 , NO. 5. ] ' H %? } in^e-f,e7iciti.2en :eade ' 1 nieati^>||# f, flue tllal it would be. au eiist.v J* the pu suing a my to dest o v - sned. lou have heh ,i .aCBy u tew a s.aaJa.fidti, aU j fsc'irrrspa ?;<*>? < > . s5f; _ can 'ma k oh; on "the -Sou ? 'with * . :t :' cha -s-oai, tlis positions of ihe a kr.'ss, ;:<>< explain, sa.Jafs.to i:y to iue:a^.lvc.j, ex actly how the ebela my can be captured, and a e su p ised at the igno an< e of the ! Fede al oene als fo- nut seeing through it at oiue. Ion have seen yonug men : with a lew st ag^i.:g, sLkly ha i.. son t is ei ? ! uppe lii), (they iali ii moustache.) w ith snow- vt-fci i'-s &? ?. ? ? - oi?s;?m, (the was: d.aws ? ue.-ri.aiw" rations t.oiu.5 e nmeut.) witlia head that -.Nap-ile i neve mistake for Jus ma glials ? vo<i ;:m\ hea d these p pitiable, eoni t, things explain how tn'ey would tin ; have captu ed Lee and his ;i mg.T "fiolr-1 Viiksbu g might have been U\ Lei- .!' !?. bet\> e it was ; aud whe ein Gene; crans made a geat I'ailu e at Clu : ?? i 1 : ; ? .1 - j ga. The opinions ??l* all suvh men - >'v- ? neath the conttmpt of the s<?Mic ought to be snee e-d at by the serisiA-l^.- '< ?' izen. Soldie s say but little .;.c ' qualifications of thei .? Uene als: ? lh^-. ? a^k is to know thei." o de s. Cir;-,i- i. pec i ally those wllo have not the < ?"> t-;.- ? tight, have 110 right to ait opinion v,jn d- j iug au otlice *, ? aot that any oflicv >1 Id j not be held to a st i-t amuiiifaoihrp Kr | all li i* acts, and thru he ^ht?ukl L?v? *u?U>- j criticised far his failu es: but- ids e.ili- I cism should be made by his supt i(> ,-s ajicl j not by men who a e as iguo ant $11 if fice 's duties as any dumb anim .1 in the field. Any numbe :of iMajorUeue 4,1s iniy be found in the civic ranks who, ac^oip ing to thei ?opinions, could have wiped tne rebellion fom existence in a s/'tf had an oppotuni4y been given theuu. th - fo.tunately for Ihe govenmeut, it has i.pt availed itselfof the se -vicesof these C?ssrs. If, then, you have fo.med any opinion of; the capacity of any officer f om what you have heard f.oni such sources at* -ve. 1) are descrided, we advise you to keep viiur. opinions to yourself. Expeiic-iw?. Vtlf prove, to your entire satisfactio.i, how lit tle yon can learn of war except? by sxpe : yence. A few clays' march, with a mus : let on. his shoulder, will cu-e any soap <)f:his pr etensions to military skill.? ~ | c-r :rt |i!ra^5iV;ifl.wl.ij: F;:e | tro?i:fi>'Uecl"t'o captive JaV-k-snn might have" jnihc ed some: reliable Tirf<>: matioh had Yihey been rex th -tlve ' 'a ?uyv a ricl ' such inform 'nation as they are not likely to obtain. ; Although. in ovr pursuit we took, accord* jing-foGen. -Fi.eniont's report, about 3,000 | p isone'Fs who had given out or skulked out , ; and st-ajgled behind, yet Jackson.s army I ?ivas under most excellent discipline. The j ? rebels .'consider it (he best Corps in their j pkrmv, and there is no doubt that it de- ; f jeiyes the p aise. j In his jot eat. Jackson destroyed every i b idjje and cnlve: t on the road, and eve.y Hhinjr die whi:.'h would, in the least, re ' -a -d our p ?eg' ess". . i He placed Ash by, with his caval-yM? ,-ade and a battery, in the rear 1o cover Ids rel eat. A better man conki iiot hove been delected. He had pe famed that pari on p evioiis occasions and was eminently ' jjjiia I:fiecl.f>: ;:.e task. At every" goe'd de ?:h.;s.ve he would claw us his men lute plant his-balte y, aud; as.otr- caW jitvy advant-ed; commence a vigorous fijrht. Ntr !S.o :nno a.t? f.. . P. 'line'. h 1* ivdCrus bad io be ski mished wlm-h. requir ed an hour or two, by vi liLh lime AshbvJ had taken another position a few miles fu flier on. [vnni Stasbirg to Ha-risonbu-'g ibe in cidents of one day we e but Hie :epelilion of I he pe ceding except a Ici'de hail sto m at Woodstock, a repetition of whkh was. by no means, desi able. "A Steak of Chivalry.'" ? One of the most, inhuman ads that lirfs been pe petrated [since the war commenced, was attempted fto be ca-i-ied out by the rebels on the night of the eva? nation of Fo t Wagne \ 'vrco ding lo fie statement of a wounded man, dis--ove ed in the boom poof, he had | 'been lying in a dying condition f??* fnir days. The ebels refused !o give him even a swall nv of wale ? lo q'ieu< fi hi- thi st. and told him when thev left that he could ?not possible live, and had belle *. I?ef > e "firing, do as nui h fo" the cause as lay in his p >wer. That he miirht benefit by this advi e, they plat ed in his hand a sHng at tached lo a fuze commu'dcaling with the magazine bef? e albubd to. with insl uc ,'ions to pull it when the f ? t was wall fill el with Yankees, and so send them all, ;? 1 nrrrrrv* ? ? i~ l ? 1. 1..1- Uu1._1.Kp* Grounded rebel, although almost (lend when | ou" men entered the f> 1; had a faint hope^, that pe haps lie might live if p ope ly al ; tended, and gave thai as a reason f.ir not. ! puliing the si ing. He was laken lo an am bulance, and died while .being conveyed j to the hospital. ^ I Theothe- day, a f iend wishing lo j teach my little Ihee-year old Susie ihe hymn beginning : 'T want t r> be an angel," told her to repent the fi st liue. when s!ie i looked up, and with animation exclaimed: b'No, I don't; T want ?o be a soldier." i The claims against the city of New ? York for damages done by the mob now foot j. up to more than one million qf dollars. Verily, ' thcee ?opperheads are expensive pet?. .'INCIDENTS. .? ... . many incidents in tike history _rJpift ?which are vortlr calling to jrbe rfTw.orv^afp^ ftftfli | ]-i t?? fcT^Diomber one, the partieuIar^-OfV" v probably occnpy too much cjrade'' ty, 1S62, our regiment was at Pc- . Tardy county, on the way to roin 3y,then in a tight plac? in IligU / sixty miles distant. 'We were oii 'd of the South Branch of the Poto cross the river to got to Prank i?gni rains had swollen that stream Reared impassable. Wp wore then land of Gt*n Sc'nenclc. On the fn wo 'were to leave, the General* ?examine the crossing. The river dcTjTj&r^wiif, the bottom very rooky, and it did^Ui^j^^ as though a brigade could cross at ali/ttjW&r. nft Without serious' loss of bag gage an-jf^ernment animals, an3 perhaps of tlve ]Lv'i?*3jfom- of the men. The General de ci d ed^,|-,;Urf 0; p-1 usfc wait one day, when the eiv's?in?j>^Ow^ he lnora practicable. Our ener-. o'n.i of. his.- "''bf?T?}'T ? ^ie'rlfl t? pzlivv&jtifr'iidft ment iilii- erossmg could be effected it woul J bcofJa goo 1 deal of importance, and if Col. Zeigleir tVlt siirt- he could make i!, lie might tro ahcacf] The Colonel gave the order an 1 his m ? n did go ahead. It was a dangerous crossing, but by 4 o'clock th ai. day the- lvgim nt and train were all over, witli the loss only of one wagon and j part of the harness. The wagon- master, Jo. J Shepard, eame near being drowned in his efforts (to save the wagon, but after swimming under ! water between tin* hor???V logs an J throng!) the ! wagon wheel, he came out right side up. Wo | were followed rapidly by the balance of the ? brigade, rin.l the next day were all on the march I towar Is Franklin. Du Ricks battery was in our brigade. Du j P> -ek had a fine lot of high-spirited horses.-? ; When the first gun was in the middle of the i c j river, the rough bottom an I swift torrent ren dered the horses unmanageable, two were drown ed and the others cut loose an I taken out, and the splenlid 10 pdr. was left in the river. None of the officers could tell what should be done except toiabaadoa the eatwpriM for .the day or until the -water-hart fallen. ? The 5th was biv ouacked on the other si le ; they saw the em barrassment of the officers, and a number of i Co. B. boys with a shout rushed in^o the stream, hanging by a rope to support thanis.dves in the swift current, attached the rope to the gun anl in five minutes had it safely on dry land. This decided ?ie work of the day. The General i concluded to get all over at once, and the col umn was in morion twenty-four hours sooner than it would have been hut. for the prompt an 1 energetic. work of the Fifth Ya. And it was, without iny doubt, the promt effort? of this- reg iment that saved Gen Milroy. He wua in h, critiical situation, and if the reinforcement had been tenhours later he and his whole command 1 -tfDttld doubtless hav* b%n captured- C. B, "57.