--From the frequent acts of violence reported as having been committed by parties dressed in ‘"soldier clothes,"’ whereby numbers of worthy men now engaged in the defence of their country are brought into contempt by no fault of their own, it would seem judicious, as far as it can be done, to keep the disorganizing elements under strict surveillance.
The officers strive zealously to do this, but cannot always succeed.
Their companies sometimes are brought into disagreeable prominence by acts which they would be the last to countenance and first to punish.
If any more disorders are reported on the part of persons who claim to be military men to escape the penalty of their misdeeds, the general encampments now located in this city will be removed to some suitable place four or five miles in the country.
This has been determined on, as we hear.
Such a course will materially increase the discomforts of those who have peacefully conducted themselves, yet, it would act as an effectual extinguisher on the rowdy tendencies of those who, though few in number, contrive to give a bad name to all their brother soldiers.