el will be in as good trim as ever by the end of the present week.
The Hunter Foster imbroglio has at length been settled, but it required the presence here of Assistant Adjutant-General Townsend to effect this result.
Foster, as you doubtless have heard are this, returns to his department of North Carolinas, while Hunter rar. More than all, it is a cruel injustice to two officers--Generals Hunter and Foster themselves.
If Hunter was capable of administering the Department of the South, why send Foster here to gather Israelis which belonged to him alone; and if it were not intended for Foster to remain, why rob him of the flower of the North CaroliFoster to remain, why rob him of the flower of the North Carolina army?
I am informed that he brought with him here the best regiments under his command — regiments like the 14th Connecticut and 9th New Jersey, the herbs of Roanuced to numbers which render offensive operations next to impossible.
What has Foster done that he should thus be started on a fool's errand; and why was it attempte