ge of good things.
The men are suffering from measles and so on, as elsewhere, but are cheerful and light-hearted.
The nights are cool and the water delicious.
Send word to Miss Lou Washington that her father
His aid-de-camp, Colonel John Augustine Washington. is sitting on his blanket sewing a strap on his haversack.
I think she ought to be here to do it.
And on September 1st, from the same place, he tells her: We have had a great deal of sickness among the soldiers, and those now or passed, and no sounds were heard.
After a delay of many hours, and the enemy had divined the nature of the attack, the troops were ordered back to their former position.
There had been only a small conflict between cavalry, in which Colonel John A. Washington, General Lee's aid-de-camp, who had been sent with Major W. H. F. Lee to reconnoiter the enemy, was killed from an ambuscade.
Colonel Rust did not report to General Lee until the next day-September 13, 1861; he admits that he got to t