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The Daily Dispatch: October 10, 1864., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
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A certain Captain Coverdale, an English officer, who is serving with Sherman, writes to the London Times, in August, that Sherman has lost, up to that date, twenty- two thousand men, while the rebels — that is, the army under Hood — have lost fifty- two thousand, killed, wounded and prisoners! What a tremendous Army Hood mue got to be subjugated, or been annihilated, before they give up." The expression. "got to be whipped," is genuine Yankee, not English. The name of the writer, "Coverdale," smacks strongly of Plymouth Rock. The Yankees boast hugely of an old Puritan called Miles Caverdale. We are half disposed to think this correspondent is a Yaankee has improved upon the invention. After saying that the Yankees feel none of the horrors of the war, and are all making money and enjoying themselves, "Coverdale" adds: "Had the Northern people and the Yankees been called upon to suffer one-tenth as much as the poor deluded Southern people, they would have cared in long a