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tain 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 general begged that I should be sure and have it appear that he had not undeceived the Texan. Colonel Hardcastle also mentions this incident as happening in his hearing. The troops then in that part of the Territory were collected at Fort Buchanan, south of Tucson, but were preparing to evacuate the country and join the forces on the Rio Grande. Hardcastle says: Lieutenant Lord said to one of the citizens that he would take General Johnston's scalp, if he could catch him. The gene