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ous demands for surrender made at Paducah, Columbus, and other places; the renewal of the massacre the morning after the capture of Fort Pillow; the statements made by the rebel officers to the officers of our gunboats who received the few survivors at Fort Pillow--all this proves most conclusively the policy they have determined to adopt. The first operation of any importance was the attack upon Union City, Tennessee, by a portion of Forrest's command. The attack was made on the twenty-fourth of March. The post was occupied by a force of about five hundred men, under Colonel Hawkins, of the Seventh Tennessee Union cavalry. The attacking force was superior in numbers, but was repulsed several times by our forces. For the particulars of the attack, and the circumstances attending the surrender, your Committee would refer to the testimony herewith submitted. They would state, however, that it would appear from the testimony that the surrender was opposed by nearly if not quite al
n a while a little piece of meat. Question. How often did they give you meat? Answer. May be once a day; may be once a week — just as they happened to have it. Question. Did you get enough to eat, such as it was? Answer. No, sir; I did not even get enough corn-bread. Question. How long were you on the island? Answer. I was on the island only a month, and in the hospital three months. Question. How long is it since you were exchanged? Answer. I came here on the twenty-fourth of March. Question. There were others with you on the island? Answer. Yes, sir. Question. How did they fare? Answer. The same as I did; we all fared alike. Question. Were any others frozen? Answer. Yes, sir; plenty of them frozen to death. Question, Frozen to death? Answer. Yes, sir. Question. Were their blankets taken away like yours? Answer. Yes, sir; they had to lie out in the open ditch. They did not have as good over them as I had Question. Did not they