od for you!
were uttered by the tired and weary soldiers, and many, too, forgot their weariness and their loads, feeling that for such they could fight and endure any hardship without grumbling.
One of our boys, poor fellow!
he is now dead, (Russ Allen,) said, Boys, who wouldn't fight for such as these?
Just that little expression, and the way it was expressed, seemed to put new life into all of us, and we resolved, if possible, to give them yet more pleasure by driving the invaders from the to this time was at least five to one, most of the men in the four companies being excellent marksmen, and having volunteered for this occasion.
They consisted of Companies A, B, F, and K, and commanded respectively by Captains McQuhae, Hobbie, Allen, and McCarty.
We continued skirmishing briskly until Major Brady received orders from Brigadier-General Ames to draw in his skirmishers, and return to town as rapidly as possible, and take command of his regiment.
The order was obeyed, and we f