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ber 20, 1864
At a slight distance, this might seem a picture of a caravan in the Sahara Desert, but as a matter of fact the men in the far-stretching line are Confederate prisoners escorted by cavalry on their way from the Federal lines to Cox's Landing.
The moral courage to surrender is held by all true soldiers to be greater than the physical courage that it requires to die. Sometimes the words are spoken for the soldier by one in authority whose sense of responsibility for the lives of tand military utility—a pawn for a pawn, a knight for a knight, a king for a king, sick men for sick men, and well men for well.
Still the prisons of both North and South were filled with the unfortunate.
There were specified places, such as Cox's Landing and City Point, where these transfers took place.
Grant's later policy was to allow as few as possible.
A glance at this hardy band of captured Confederate veterans here tells the reason why. There are a hundred fights in these men yet. Why