masters, are delighted with the army pageant, and come about in great freedom, and tell with joy how they had been frightened and humbugged.
Several Secessionists who have fled to the hills have returned.
One man who had fled, driving away his cattle, came back, and was so well pleased with the Northerners that he brought back his cattle to sell them to feed our soldiers.
Where Gen. McClellan will go from this point is not known — perhaps to the Kanawha region, to pay his respects to Gov. Wise.
Foolish as the Governor is, he is too wise to be caught in the vicinity of Gen. McClellan.
We feel very proud of our wise and brave young Major-General.
There is a future before him, if his life be spared, which he will make illustrious.
He is the son-in-law of Major Marcy, of the United States army.
In conversation with Major Marcy about his Red River exploration some years ago, he pleasantly remarked that then McClellan was a lieutenant under him, but now he (Marcy) was under McCle