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The ‘"Old Flag."’

--In one of our ‘"conquered Virginia towns, the boys annoy the Yankees much, by comments and criticisms, and sometimes by ‘"beating them in the argument."’ as follows. One small boy asked a Yankee officer, abruptly. ‘"What did you all come here fort What are you fighting for anyhow!"’ The officer replied, ‘"Fighting for one flag."’ ‘"Then,"’ replied the urchin, "’ why don't you take your d — d old flag away from here. We don't want it."

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