ions were broken down — as completely as in that valley residence of a Revolutionary general of Virginia, in which the apartments assigned to his guests were indicated by chalk lines upon the floor.
vice, undertook to convoy a large purchase of sugar from somewhere in Louisiana to its owner in Virginia.
He had maneuvred it as far as Vicksburg, and there the siege settled on it. After awaiting it the responsibility of events.
One of the rumors that somehow reached us in Vicksburg was that Virginia had elected a Union State ticket, and was making ready to desert the Confederate cause.
At Washington Mr. Seward, in response to a serenade, was ready to swear that even old Virginia would soon be asking forgiveness on her knees.
He never saw Virginia in that posture; but it mVirginia in that posture; but it may be doubted whether, after Vicksburg and the twin tragedy of Gettysburg, there was ever any vital hope in the Southern heart except among the soldiers.
The army kept its high crest and stern front