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Prediction verified.

On the evening of the first day after fighting commenced, the Confederates took as prisoner a captain of an Indiana company. He was brought to my camp under guard, and while sitting before the camp-fire at night I asked him who commanded the Federal Army. He replied, ‘General U. S. Grant.’ When asked where he came from, as we had never heard of him before, he said: ‘You will know him well enough before Saturday night, and his initials are ominous, meaning, “Unconditional surrender” Grant.’ His predictions were verified, much to our astonishment.

T. D. J.

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