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ning." Fond of society, he leased the Marshall House, in Alexandria, fitted it up with new furniture and table ware, and removed there the first of the present year.
He is the same man who out down the Lincoln pole in Ocequan, in the adjoining county of Prince William, last summer.
Jackson was asleep in the second story when Ellsworth entered his house (about day-break) and proceeded to the roof to take down his flag.
The servant who aroused him, told him that the house was full of "Lincoln men," and that some of them had gone up after the flag, and begged him not to leave his room.
He rose immediately, and slipping on his pants, seized his double-barrelled shot gun at the head of his bed, and had reached the first turn in the stairway leading to the third story, when he met Ellsworth coming down with the flag wrapped around him and followed by a number of Zouaves.
Without uttering a word — it was enough that his flag had been taken down — Jackson shot him through the heart,