This sergeant is without a haversack; he depends on you for food; don't give him a bite; let him starve.
The General appears to be well pleased with his fortifications, and asked me if I did not think it looked like remaining.
I replied that the works were strong, and a small force could hold them, and that I should be well pleased if the enemy would attack us here, instead of compelling us to go further south.
Yes, said he, I wish they would.
General Lytle is to be assigned to Stanley Matthews' brigade.
The latter was recently elected judge, and will resign and return to Cincinnati.
The anti-Copperhead resolution business of the army must be pretty well exhausted.
All the resolutions and letters on this subject that may appear hereafter may be accepted as bids for office.
They havehowever, done a great deal of good, and I trust the public will not be forced to swallow an overdose.
I had a faint inclination, at one time, to follow the example of my brother officers, a