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, and another," as the reports reverberated through the air in quick succession. Every moment the firing increased, until the sounds run into each other, producing a continuous roar. "They are rolling ten-pins down on the river," said I. "And there's a ten-stroke!" was the reply, as a Columbiad belched forth its contents, and shook the hills with its tremendous report. "Shall we go down?" "Agreed!" Ten minutes later saw us in the saddle galloping over the highway to Occoquan. The morning was very wet and disagreeable. The rain of the night previous had put the roads in a navigable condition, and although the mud was deep enough to float a Mississippi flat-boat we concluded it fordable, and pushed on. Dark masses of clouds hung in the sky and at times turned up their watering-pots and sprinkled us, as gardeners do their growing vegetables, until chased away by the sunshine. Between sunshine and shower, beneath giant elms, through oak forests, by dark pere