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Noble letter from Mrs. Gaines. --The New York Herald, with its characteristic mendacity, lately announced that Mrs. Gen. Gaines, on her return from the South to Washington, spoke deprecatingly of the Confederate cause; and the attention of that lady having been called to the statement, she writes the following letter to the Baltimore Exchange: Washington, D. C., Aug. 13, 1861. To the Editors of the Exchange: My attention has been recently called to several newspaper notice in reference to my late visit South, wherein I am made to give utterance to certain opinions with regard to the state of things there. Deeming it due to truth, to the South, and to myself, I unhesitatingly deny all such statements, and ask of you a place in your paper for this prompt and unequivocal denial. So far from saying as reported, I am forced to add, that the reverse is the truth, to wit — that I never saw so united a people, or a more resolute and determined a soldiery, and that, so
ident has given the official assurance, and our gallant General is too well known to the authorities of the United States for them to doubt, that no effort to lessen the horrors of war and to confine it to the strictest civilized usage will be spared. Most respectfully, your obedient servant, J. E. B. Stewart. Col. First Cavalry C. S. A. Com'dng, To J. H. McCunn, commanding brigade United States forces. General M'Cunn to Captain Jones. Brigade H'quarters, Near Alex. Va., August 13th, 1861. To Capt. Jones. 1st Virginia Cavalry: Dear Sir: --I am perhaps overstepping military custom and usages thus communicating with you. The holy mission in which I am engaged is my only apology. Col. Cameron was a warm personal friend of mine, and for the sake of his family and to learn the spot where his bones were laid I would do anything in honor and fairness. I do not wish you to compromise yourself in the slightest degree, or to do anything that a gallant soldier would not de