ptain George N. Bliss, of First Rhode Island cavalry.
[We publish with pleasure the following letter of a gallant soldier whom we have the privilege of knowing as one who has not forgotten kindnesses shown him when a wounded prisoner.
Dr. John Staige Davis, of the University of Virginia, of whom Captain Bliss speaks so kindly, has, since this letter was written, crossed over the river, and left behind him the record of a stainless life.]
I have read with great pleasure Reminiscences ofulance with Captain Moss, who told me that he was wounded by me. I found him to be a brother mason who did everything in his power for my comfort.
I was taken to a Confederate hospital at Charlottesville, where, under the skilful treatment of J. S. Davis, M. D., then as now, one of the Professors of the University of Virginia; my wounds soon healed and a lifelong friendship was established.
I finally reached Libby Prison, and was there selected as a hostage for a Confederate sentenced to be h