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d treasure, and the corpses left exposed. Every spot in grave-yard or garden, which seemed to have been recently disturbed, was sounded with sword, or bayonet, or ramrod, in the desperate search after spoil. A lady spoke indignantly to General Atkins, of Sherman's army, and said of that General, He wars upon women! Yes, said Atkins, and justly. It is the women of the South who keep up this cursed rebellion. It gave us the greatest satisfaction to see those proud Georgia women beggingAtkins, and justly. It is the women of the South who keep up this cursed rebellion. It gave us the greatest satisfaction to see those proud Georgia women begging crumbs from Yankee leavings; and this will soon be the fate of all you Carolina women. Escorting a sad procession of fugitives from the burning dwellings, one of the soldiers said: What a glorious sight! Terribly so, said one of the ladies. Grand! said he. Very pitiful, was the reply. The lady added: How, as men, you can behold the horrours of this scene, and behold the sufferings of these innocents, without terrible pangs of self-condemnation and self-loathing, it is di