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The Daily Dispatch: August 24, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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were very much injured by some of our soldiers, but I think it was done more for mischief than anything else. The fifth day after my arrest I was sent to Manassas, Col. Stuart having tried every means to have me released, but without success. We started about 10 o'clock in the morning, and we did not arrive at Manassas until 5 o'clock in the evening; the distance is about sixteen miles. You can have some idea of the speed with which they travel in Virginia. I was accompanied by Mr. Edward Saylas, of Cincinnati, who was arrested at Fairfax after the battle. He is still at Richmond. We passed by the famous battle-field, and never shall I forget it. The atmosphere for miles was impregnated with the nauseous vapors that it seemed impossible to breathe, and upon every hand rose the huge graves of our martyred soldiers. When I arrived at Manassas, General Johnston refused to hear anything I had to say, but ordered me to be sent to Richmond by the first train. I was then sent to