was the gallant McCalla, of the First South Carolina Cavalry.
He and Hogan, one of Butler's scouts, were along and rendered valuable service.
We had traveled 100 miles and had two fights, and, best of all, had furnished fresh meat for General Lee's starving army, many of whom had not tasted fresh meat for months.
Zzzthe number of Hampton's men.
I have always understood that General Hampton's entire force on this expedition was about 2,000 cavalry and four pieces of artillery, two of McGregor's guns and two of Hart's Battery, of which all South Carolinians have heard.
Zzzwhat the Federals say.
Now let's see by the record what our friends, the enemy, were doing all this time.
It seems that they had gotten wind of the proposed raid.
The first I find in the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion is a dispatch from Colonel George H. Sharp to General Humphries, chief of staff to General Meade, simply stating that he had information from a prisoner from the Seventh Vi