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rous life of a soldier. That he in fact regarded the campaign after the Indians as a sort of holiday affair and chicken-stealing expedition is clearly shown in a speech he afterwards made in Congress in exposure of the military pretensions of General Cass. However, in grim, soldierly severity he marched with the Sangamon county contingent to Rushville, While at the rendezvous at Rushville and on the march to the front Lincoln of course drilled his men, and gave them such meager instruction k Hawk war that have found a place in history was his manly interference to protect an old Indian who strayed, hungry and helpless, into camp one day, and whom the soldiers were conspiring to kill on the ground that he was a spy. A letter from General Cass, recommending him for his past kind and faithful services to the whites, which the trembling old savage drew from beneath the folds of his blanket failed in any degree to appease the wrath of the men who confronted him. They had come out to fi
effective. The speech in the main is an arraignment of General Cass, the Democratic candidate for President, who had alread; and even now your campaign paper here is proclaiming that Cass and Butler are of the Hickory stripe. No, sir, you dare noas fought I suppose it is a just conclusion with you to say Cass was aiding Harrison to pick whortleberries. This is about k Hawk war, I fought, bled, and came away. Speaking of General Cass's career, reminds me of my own. I was not at Stillman's defeat, but I was about as near it as Cass was to Hull's surrender; and, like him, I saw the place very soon afterward. Iteak, but I bent my musket pretty badly on one occasion. If Cass broke his sword, the idea is, he broke it in desparation; I bent the musket by accident. If General Cass went in advance of me picking whortleberries, I guess I surpassed him in chartest that they shall not make fun of me as they have of General Cass by attempting to write me into a military hero. Aft