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A rebel arrested by two young ladies.--A Cynthiana (Ky.) correspondent of the Cincinnati Commercial says that the daughter and niece of Colonel H----, concluded, recently, they would have a little fun, and to carry out their plan, dressed themselves in men's apparel, procured an old shot gun, and proceeded to the field where the Colonel was at work. One of the girls, shot gun in hand, took her position a few paces off, while the other stepped up and laid her hand on him and said: “By the authority and in the name of the United States Army, I arrest you as guilty of treason.” The Colonel submitted without resistance, but said: “Gentlemen, in the name of God, what have I done?” The reply was that he would learn that, and have all things satisfactorily explained at Camp Chase, which caused the Colonel to turn very white; and they all walked to the house, where the children were all posted in the matter, and got into a titter, which caused a loud burst of laughter from all hands except the Colonel, who was very belligerent when he found that he had actually been arrested by two small young ladies, his daughter and niece.--Louisville Journal, Dec. 7.

Skadaddle and Skioute. Fort Skadaddle, Va., October 23d, 1861.
To the Editors of the Evening Post:
I see by your paper that the name of “Skadaddle” given to one of the rebel forts near Munson's Hill, is attributed to some German soldiers. This is not [66] the case. Captain W. N. Angle, Company B, Thirty-fifth Regiment New York State Volunteers, gave it the name.

Captain Angle still occupies the place, which has been strengthened by our folks by digging a line rifle pits of eighty to one hundred rods, and the building of field works to mount five guns. The name was given on account of the rebels leaving before they even saw a Union soldier or heard the click of a lock.

That the terms used by soldiers may be better understood, I will give you two words much used by them: “Skioute,” to go ahead, pitch in, &c.; “Skadaddle,” to run away, vamose, slope, &c. The rebels skadaddled out and we skiouted in!

Respectfully yours,

Sergeant J. C. Otis, Co. B, Thirty-fifth Regiment N. Y. V.

--N. Y. Evening Post, Oct. 26.

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