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, without arms, for open mutiny against their commanding officer. They have since been disbanded, and their several Lieutenants assigned to another branch of the service. On the 11th day of August we took up our march for Fairfax Court- House, arriving there at dark, as tired a set, of men as I ever saw. We reached the Court-House on Saturday night, and on Sunday morning pitched our tents on the left of the road, and just below the village, where we remained until the night of the 16th of October, when the whole army of the Potomac retreated. Our life, while encamped at Fairfax, was by far the most arduous that we have experienced, going alternately to Falls Church and Anandale on picket duty, and turning out at the beat of the long-roll to march to meet an enemy that would not show himself. On the occasion of one of these false alarms, the regiment marched is miles without halting. This sort of thing did us no harm, however, but rather served to inure us to hardship and dange