The Enessy and his wounded.
The enemy, with characteristic brutality, has left the care of his wounded and dying exclusively to the Southern
and the savage invariably manifest a humans sympathy for their disabled comrades; it is left to the Yankee
, who brutalizes ever helpless women, to betray and abandon his own wounded on the field.
One single man of all the North
has sent back agents to look after a disabled relative and that is no less a person that the Northern Secretary of War
, Sinon Ceneron.
But instead of doing this thing in an honorable manner, under a flag of truce, he has thought proper to have it done by stealth and artifice.
Two well-known characters about Washington city
were his chosen instruments for searching out his brother by stealth: a Tennessean, by the name of Uncle Harris. --it should have been Harris Arncle
--and a leach of the Treasury under Buchaman, by the name of Magraw
. These men were captured on the field as spies while engaged in their stealthy work.
They cannot be regarded as any other than spies, and should be held as such by the proper officers.
What right have such characters as these, charged with a commission from the chief war officer of the enemy, to enter our country, in disguise as to their garb and their purpose, endeavoring to accomplish by stealth the mission consigned to them by such a chief?
They are clearly spies of the most disreputable sort, and should be dealt with accordingly.