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part III.

Incidents of Army life in camp, field, and hospital. Mother Bickerdyke, “The soldiers' friend” . ...................... 293 The Death of John, the West Virginia Blacksmith ................ 304 Robinson, the Wounded Soldier ................................ 316 Rachel Somers, the Noble Mother ............................... 331 The Soldiers' Guardian Angel .............................. 333 A Heroine and Martyr......................................... 346 The Farmer's Contribution to the Chicago Sanitary Fair........... 356 The Vicksburg Scow. A Ballad ............ ..................... 363 Miss Melvina Stevens, the East Tennessee Heroine ................ 365 Somebody's Darling ............................................ 367 Rallying a Flying Brigade .............3.................. 368 Night Scene in a Hospital ...................................... 370 How the Soldiers “Took their ease in their Inn” ................. 373 Incidents of Grierson's Raid .................................. 376 Foraging ........ . ................................. 377 Adventure of a Spy ............................................ 389 The Religious Sentiment in the Army ............................ 394 Parson Brownlow's Daughter and the Rebel Soldiers................ 397 General Banks and the Military Speculators ...................... 398 A Woman's Pluck and Patriotism ......... .. .................... 400 (iving for the Wounded Soldiers....... ........................ 401 Morgan's Men and the Secessionists ............................. 414 My Capture and Escape from Mosby .............................416 The Horse Marine's Story ...................................... 435 The Contrabands in the War ........................ ............ 444 A Good Use of Roman Candles .......................... 454

part IV.

deeds of heroic courage and self-sacrifice. The Fight with the “Albemarle” . .. ...... ......... ........ 459 The Destruction of the “Albemarle” . ...... ...................... 469 Hetty McEwen. An Incident of the Occupation of Nashville...... 473 General Sumner at Fair-Oaks ........................... ........ 477 “Old Bradley,” the Tennessee Blacksmith ....................... 480 Driving Home the Cows.. ..................................... 492 The Loyalty of a Charleston Woman ........................... 494 Colonel Innis, or “Vwe Don't surrender much” ................ 497 The Ballad of Ishmael Day ................................. 499 Old Burns, the Hero of Gettysburg.......... ................... 501 Conduct of the Colored Troops .................................. 505 General Ransom, in the Assault on Vicksburg.................... 511

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