endeavor to preserve their complexions.
Probably no section containing the same number of women, would show a larger proportion who possess as good figures and features and complexions.
I have observed them closely, for often on scouting expeditions and on the march, I have, in company with others, rode up to the well or spring to fill our canteens with water, or to the gate to make enquiries.
Hence I have seen them as they appeared at home in their every-day life.
Well, this is 13th day of May, and the last day we shall lounge around the old brick Court House at Cassville.
The dispatches and mail have arrived from Springfield; our horses have rested and fared moderately well in regard to forage, and we now leave for Fort Gibson.
We have found the loyal Arkansas soldiers very clever; have had full rations while stopping with them, and our haversacks replenished for our return.
When we arrived here, we felt sure that four days on hard bread and bacon had not quite kept us up