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a friend will vouch for: While the Yankee troops under Fitch were in camp on White river, near Madison, Arkansas, Col. Daniels, of the 1st Wisconsin regiment, became terribly enamored with a negro woman belonging to David Goodice, of St. Francis county. Although as black as ebony, the Colonel proposed marriage, and in a short time he led her to the hymenial altar, and there the black hearted dog took Miss Mary Goodice "for better or for worse." A short time afterwards the Major of the same regiment married a slave belonging to Dr. Nash, of St. Francis county, and about the same time the Chaplain of the 1st Wisconsin entered into the "holy bonds of wedlock" with a negro of the blackest dye, the property of Mr. Thomas, living on White river. The Yankees had stolen all the negroes within their reach, and had them confined within their lines. A week or two after the officers married the "adorable niggers," our forces made an attack on Fitch, and then the battle of Languille was f