ust a short distance from here.
Will you show me her house?
The house was reached, a fine breakfast was soon obtained, money and a horse furnished, a good woman's prayer bestowed, and off he went.
From there, forward through Kentucky, every body vied with each other as to who should show him the most attention — even to the negroes; and young ladies of refinement begged the honor to cook his meals.
He remained in Kentucky some days, feeling perfectly safe, and sending into Louisville for many little things he wanted.
Went to Bardstown, and found a Federal regiment had. just arrived there, looking for him. Remained here and about for three or four days, and then struck out for Dixie; sometimes disguising himself as a Government cattle-contractor, and buying a large lot of cattle; at other times, a quartermaster, until he got to the Tennessee River.
Here he found all means of transportation destroyed, and the bank strongly guarded; but with the assistance of about thir