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1 I was sent to Richmond immediately after the close of this campaign, and found the inhabitants indignant at the conduct of Davis, and eager to learn of his capture. ‘Haven't they caught him yet?’ ‘What will they do with him?’ ‘Won't they hang him?’ were the constant inquiries of men and women whose sympathy had been entirely with the rebellion.
2 ‘What I did was in obedience to positive orders that had been given to me. . . . I did not exceed, but fell short of my instructions.’—Letter of General Ewell, written at Fort Monroe while he was a prisoner. 1865.
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