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ver heard the name, he found it impossible now to recall it. Finally, as he was going to fold the letter and put it away, he noticed one line at the top, written upside down. On reading it the mystery was solved: If this reaches you on the first day of April, a reply to it is not expected. The colored gentlemen of the staff are in a great state of excitement. One of the number has been illustrating the truth of that maxim which affirms that a nigger will steal. The war of words is terribleger! broke in old Hason. Now, Co'nel, I want ter tell you the straight of it. I listened patiently to the old man's statement and to the evidence adduced, and as it was very clear that the accused was guilty, put him under guard. The first day of April has been very pleasant, cool but clear. The night is beautiful; the moon is at its full almost, and its light falls mellow and soft on the scene around me. The redoubt is near, with its guns standing sentinel at each corner, the long line