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ature, and war, were discussed with an interest which might be expected from the concentration of so much of cultivated intellect. Frequently a game of foot-ball would form an episode in the day, and at night between twilight and nine o'clock, the hour of retirement, instrumental music, singing, visiting, smoking, games of chess and cards, served to while away the tediousness of the place. One of the officers who conduces most to enjoyment is Lieut. Col. Pegram, who was captured at Rich Mountain by Gen. McClellan. I may add here, parenthetically, that the General has always acted towards his captive with a generosity characteristic of the thorough-bred soldier. When ill he caused him to be sent to his own residence at Cincinnati, where he was nursed by his (McClellan's) wife — secured for him a furlough of several months, with which he might travel for either recreation or health, and placed at his disposal that excellent test of human sincerity — his purse. Col. Pegram, howe