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s little doubt that there were serious frauds, in some directions, as to the cotton supply; but loot, in the sense so familiar in British army life, occurs very little as a factor. Where it existed, it was carefully concealed, not proclaimed. No American soldier would have bragged of his commander's stolen possessions, as English soldiers spoke freely, for instance, of Lord Wolseley's. An English military writer, speaking of that officer's frequent ill-luck, says frankly: Upon the loot of Lucknow an officer gave him a valuable cashmere shawl. It was stolen. The men of his company afterwards presented him with two silver bowls. They shared the same fate. Review of Reviews, September, 1890, p. 276. There was no American officer of whose career such matters would be so openly affirmed. Foraging under Banks was for a time unchecked (Hosmer's Color-Guard, p. 103). At the outset, he allowed pillaging a week, then issued an order prohibiting it (Palfrey's Bartlett, p. 74). For Ge