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I bear cheerful testimony. [Cheers.] We have a right to glory in the conduct of these gallantmen. On the field and in the dungeon they have never falled, to manifest a spirit of true and undanuted patriotism, worthy of the warmest admiration, [Cheers.] Let us remember them in their lonely cells, and hope that at the earliest moment consistent they may be restored to their homes and friends. [Loud applause.] Gentlemen, I am persuaded that the vast army committed to the trusty hands of Gen. McClellan has too much to do. If I have learned anything in the past, it is that we fight a people terribly in earnest. The cry of Palofaxat Saratoga.-- "War even to the knife"-- is still their cry. Firm in the better that we seen their sub- jugution, they have waxed desperate, and neither life nor treasure will be spared to prevent the advance of our arms. A rebatlion so extensive and sealous as that which now reigns throughout the South can only be overcome by the best and strongest
, instrumental music, singing, visiting, smoking, games of chess and cards, served to while away the tediousness of the place. One of the officers who conduces most to enjoyment is Lieut. Col. Pegram, who was captured at Rich Mountain by Gen. McClellan. I may add here, parenthetically, that the General has always acted towards his captive with a generosity characteristic of the thorough-bred soldier. When ill he caused him to be sent to his own residence at Cincinnati, where he was nursed by his (McClellan's) wife — secured for him a furlough of several months, with which he might travel for either recreation or health, and placed at his disposal that excellent test of human sincerity — his purse. Col. Pegram, however, nobly declined the two latter privileges, and as soon as he was sufficiently restored, proceeded to Fort McHenry, gave up his parole, and voluntarily again became a prisoner of war. I was about to add before the above digression, that he plays admirably upon the