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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), What the rebels said they captured. (search)
and almost untouched, as the rout, which commenced about the fashionable hour for a dining feast, had left but poor stomachs for digesting rich food. A correspondent from Manassas has just shown me a number of bills of fare for the dinners to which McDowell had invited his friends to enjoy with him on the route to Richmond, indicating that they expected to repose a short time at Fairfax. Court House, Manassas, and other convenient localities on the way. The bills of fare are mostly in French, and quite costly as to the cuisine. Twenty-five baskets of champagne and a dozen of claret were also found at Centreville — the centre of good things ; and a soldier who was present has just informed me, that when our brave hungry boys arrived at the village and took possession, they at once commenced a sad havoc upon these delicious drinkables, during which a sprightly officer in one of the Rappahannock companies, named Hopper, mounted upon the table, (then relieved some-what of its load,)
es, who played such havoc with Lincoln's Pet lambs at Manassas, on the memorable 21st July, passed through this city, we thought that we had seen a specimen of the roughest and most ferocious set of men on earth; but when we speak of the Tenth Louisiana regiment, of New Orleans, which passed through this city on Sunday, language is inadequate to give a description, composed as it was of English, French, Germans, Dutch, Italians, Sicilians, Spaniards, Portuguese, Swiss, Mexicans, Indians, and Creoles, who, in their jabbering, seemed to represent a second Babel. The commander, together with many other officers, are veterans who served throughout the Crimean war. The commands are given in French, Dutch, Spanish, or something else which we could not exactly understand, but seemed to be executed with promptness and a remarkable degree of precision. The Mexicans, particularly, were objects of much curiosity with our citizens, most of whom had never seen one before.--Lynchburgh Virginian.
liberty taken, I am, very respectfully, Mrs. H. M. Bradford. To His Excellency Gov. Letcher. Executive Department, Richmond, May 21, 1861. Sir: I am instructed by the Governor to say, in answer to your favor of the 19th instant, that as it has pleased you to denounce your boy, and cast him from your care and protection, because of his fealty to Virginia, his Excellency is disposed to retain for his benefit the property to which you refer as being detained in Norfolk. I am, &c., S. Bassett French A. D. C. to the Governor of Virginia. To H. M. Bradford, No. 717 Arch street, Phil. Mrs. Bradford's reply to Gov. Letcher. Philadelphia, May 24, 1861. Gov. Letcher--Sir: Through your clerk I have just received an answer to my communication of the 19th. As my signature was Mrs. H. M. Bradford, I cannot understand why the answer was addressed to H . M. Bradford, Sir. In the part of the country in which I was educated, it is not the custom for a gentleman to affix to his name