ng the army short of Boston.
It was really amusing to notice how in the most remote and out of the way region we passed through, the most liberal rumors prevailed.
At Front Royal they tell of their late Yankee Provost Marshal, who, when he first arrived, was very impolite, and subsequently gave as his apology that he was utterly taken aback by finding so cool a reception.
He had expected to be welcomed, and, lot everybody was sorry to see him, and looked daggers at him Ill used officer Unreasonable people, not to be glad to see one coming on so benign a mission!
Similar to him were those Yankees who, at the same place, said in all seriousness that it was hard that Jackson burnt the bridges, and made them rebuild them!
Please to put on record the heroism of Miss Sue Kaufman, of Luray, who, when her father was in the enemy's hands, with only a brother of 12 years, took all the negroes and horses, and escaped to a place of safety, spending two nights in the mountains and passing