best of treatment, are allowed plenty to eat, and are quartered in warm, comfortable barracks — They say they have met with extreme kindness on the part of the Northern people, and admit that they have uniformly fared far better than in the rebel camps of Dixie.--[Humbug]
One of the sick died suddenly yesterday morning.
He was taken ill with a severe cold a few days since, and gradually became more ill, until he breathed his last early yesterday forenoon.
His name was Ezekiel Bailey, a member of company F, of the 20th Mississippi regiment, and he has two surviving brothers in the same company.
He was a son of Colonel William Bailey, a wealthy planter, living in the town of Lake, twelve miles from Jackson, Mississippi.
His comrades watched tenderly over his dying bedside, and, when all was passed, shed bitter tears over the loss of their departed fellow soldier.
It was a sad sight, never to be forgotten by those who behold the flush of life fade from the cheeks of