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ingers preceding still the fates, And prologue to the omen coming on, Have heaven and earth together demonstrated, Unto our climatures and countrymen. Hamlet, Act I, Scene 1. Its appearance was so sudden that I am sure that there was not a man in the party upon whom it did not make an impression. Captain Gift says: At Blue Water we were met by two citizens of Tucson, who came to apprise us of the fact that the Federal forces were evacuating the Territory, and had already burned Fort Breckinridge, and, in passing through Tucson toward Fort Buchanan, had burned the town grist-mill, the only one upon which the people had to depend for their flour. Therefore, much indignation existed, and there was a general wish to join forces with us and punish the vandals. The Federal troops amounted to four companies-two infantry and two dragoon-and with our force of thirty men, the people could combine an equal number, and, by pouncing suddenly on the enemy, it was thought an easy victory c