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How I was arrested I. I was sitting in my tent one day in the year 1863, idly gazing over a newspaper, when my eye fell upon the following paragraph: Killed on the Blackwater.-We learn that Captain Edelin, of the old First Maryland Regiment, but who recently joined the Confederate forces in North Carolina, was killed a few days since in a skirmish on the Blackwater. I laid down the paper containing this announcement, and speedily found myself indulging in reverie. Thus fall, I murmured, from the rolls of mortality the names we have known, uttered, been familiar with! The beings with whom we are thrown, whose hands we touch, whose voices we hear, who smile or frown as the spirit moves them, are to-morrow beyond the stars. They are extinguished like the fitful and wandering fires of evening-like those will-o‘--wisps which dance for an hour around the fields and then disappear in the gathering darkness! This Captain Edelin, of the old First Maryland Regiment, I ha