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nd the investment of the Ferry was effected on the 13th of September. No sooner did McClellan hear of the movements of Jackson than he resolved to make a powerful effort to defeat his plans. Leaving Washington with 80,000 men, on Sunday, near Boonsboro, he threw his whole force against the corps of Gen. D. H. Hill, which was the rear guard of our army and had been placed at this point by Gen. Lee to impede the reinforcing column. The battle was obstinate and bloody, but General Hill nobly stde prisoners of more than eleven thousand men, and captured upwards of seventy pieces of artillery, all their small arms, and other munitions of war. While one corps of the army was thus engaged, the other insured its success by arresting at Boonsboro the combined armies of the enemy, advancing under their favorite General to the relief of their beleaguered comrades. On the field of Sharpsburg, with less than one-third his numbers, you resisted, from daylight until dark, the whole army o
is own case, he says: My personal obligations to these people can never be met. Literally, I was hungry, and they gave me meat; naked, and they clothed me; and sick and in prison, and they visited me. A good woman took me to her house in Boonsboro and nursed me as her child, and a gentleman in Baltimore sent for me when he learned my condition, and did what he could to get me to his house-furnished me with money-and when at last he got me to his home, he furnished me with all he could cohis wound, but partial paralysis of his system remains, which, however, does not prevent his continuing in the ministerial work. He is now an active and useful member of the Georgia Conference of the M. E. Church, South. In the same battle (Boonsboro) a son of Bishop James O. Andrew was severely wounded and left upon the field. The venerable Bishop records his gratitude to those who befriended his boy. He says: The battle was fought on Sunday morning, and he lay on the field till nex