We publish this morning a letter from the Head
, contradicting, most completely and entirely the telegraphic report of the New York Herald
, in which that gentleman was represented as having, at Martinsburg
, crawfithed out of the ‘ "rebellion,"’ and shewed his willingness to yield to the Yankee
and his correspondents are engaged in a deep game of manufacturing public sentiment at home and abroad, and the introduction of a prominent man like Mr. Faulkner
as deserting the Southern
cause, was a strong point.
They hesitated not to make it. Yet, according to Mr. Faulkner
, they had not a single word from him at a public assemblage or anywhere else to base their statement upon.
On the contrary, he has been a consistent advocate of the Southern
cause and is willing now to give up all he has to promote its success.
This instance is but a fair example of prevarication, out of whole cloth, by the Herald
and the Federal