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k, squalid, tattered, starving soldiers, then we shall think the armies of rebeldom are in a sufficiently had way to make the matter an element in our calculations of success or rapture. Until then we shall deem the reliable reports touching the condition of their wardrobes as unworthy of the stress heretofore laid on them. The grand army at Fredericksburg. The Confederate loss at Fredericksburg was a small that the battle soon ceased to engage our attention, and the grand army of Burnside has nearly passed out of the public The following extract from a letter date "Opposite Fredericksburg, Jan. 1." will refresh our memories. This is New Year's day, and it is very generally observed throughout the army as a holiday. Games and amassments were plenty, and "New Year" calls were the order of the day — the officers of many regiments, in a body, calling upon their General officers to offer their congratulations. The officers and men, generally, were in good spirits, but
erve to dispel the shadows that, like evil spirits, creep around the camp fires, and do honor to the soldiers of our noble army, and which, together with kindred acts, show the tender sympathy existing between the army and the people. While Burnside lay upon the Stafford heights, revolving and maturing his plans for crossing the river, the musicals of our brigade, to break the tedium and monotony of camp life, improvised an "Ethiopian Band." All the tents and tent-flies that could be borrowarless warriors. When, on the morning of the 11th inst, the booming of cannon fell upon the ears of the sleeping army, and announced in thunder tones that the work of death was at hand, the "show, " of course, was suspended. But as soon as Burnside got a sound threshing, and, like the young Napoleon in the swamps of the Chickahominy, "hauled in his borns and backed out." the performances were continued. It is the first thing of the kind gotten up in the army, and from its popularity it bi