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It is a good appointment by the Federal Government, for he will be au fait as a courier from the field of battle, as Manassas will testify.
We are seemingly quiet in this quarter, but wide awake.
I see from the Examiner that the Northern prints profess to give detailed accounts of the movements of the Southern army — their officers, locations, and munitions.
Now, it is certain, not withstanding the errors of the Northern papers on the subject, that there is "something rotten in Denmark," In other words, that there are spies not only in the capital, but there are traitors in the secrets of some of the Departments.
I say, find them out and convict them if possible, and hang them as high as Haman, even on the Capitol Square, in sight of all men.
Have you read Miss Susan Archer Talley's "Battle of Manassas," in the Enquirer of the 234 inst. It is worthy of a lasting place beside Macanlay's "Lays of Ancient Rome," the "Henry of Navarre," or Tennyson's or Hope's "Charge o