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A Confederate attack.

The attack was then begun, and was continued until there was nothing remaining to attack and nothing remaining to ‘down.’ ‘Dixie’ by the band, delayed the disposal of the terrapin course. Everybody involuntarily ceased to eat, and everybody joined in the old battle-cry, and there was long-continued hand-clapping. ‘My Maryland’ made another viand particularly appetizing, and Private James R. Wheeler, the chairman of the committee of arrangements, led in the loud acknowledgement of the State ode.

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