at and horse flesh, so it was with the suffering Confederates sent to Morris Island.
They did not hesitate to devour everything that came within their reach—cats, dogs, rats, etc. I cannot at this late day recall all the incidents connected with this distressing and protracted imprisonment, but I will mention one.
The writer had on his person a finger ring and a $50 Confederate note.
The two were sold for $10 and put in sutler stores, which were purchased at most exhorbitant prices.
Sergeant Lennox, who belonged to the 54th Massachusetts regiment, which guarded the Confederates, and whose home was in Boston, was very kind to the writer.
With this money Lennox bought bread, molasses and many other things.
This he had to do in a most surreptitious manner, for it was a violation of orders, and had it been known, Lennox would have been severely punished.
The 54th regiment was composed wholly of colored men, with the exception of the officers.
The writer thinks that it was commande