The scouts had seen the 16th Army Corps, commanded by General Dodge, move from Corinth to Pulaski, and on Friday, November
A letter intended for General Bragg was also found.
General Dodge sent for Davis and told him that he had a serious chargis had made no reply until this time.
Then he said:
General Dodge, I know the danger of my situation, and am willing to t
He was ready to die rather than betray his friends.
General Dodge remonstrated with the young prisoner, and insisted thatand to my country.
Pleading was useless.
He thanked General Dodge for his kind interest, but remained firm.
Davis was coand said:
The boys will have to fight without me.
General Dodge still had hope that Davis would reveal the name of the mp, and thus save his own life.
One of the officers of General Dodge rapidly approached the scaffold, and asked the youth if my informer.
He then requested the officer to thank General Dodge for his efforts to save him, but to repeat that he coul