get the rope over the wall.
When the top was gained, they found a rope extending all around, which the General immediately cut, as he suspected that it might lead into the Warden's room.
This turned out to be correct.
They then entered the sentry-box on the wall and changed their clothes, and let themselves down the wall.
In sliding down, the General skinned his hand very badly, and all were more or less bruised.
Once down, they separated — Taylor and Shelton going one way, Hokersmith, Bennett, and McGee another, and General Morgan and Captain Hines proceeding immediately toward the depot.
The General had, by paying $15 in gold, succeeded in obtaining a paper which informed him of the schedule time of the different roads.
The clock struck one, and he knew by hurrying he could reach the down-train for Cincinnati.
He got there just as the train was moving off. He at once looked on to see if there were any soldiers on board, and espying a Union officer, he boldly walked up and