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n before he woke. He was not long, however, to remain in doubt, or be compelled to question his instincts. He opened his eyes to find the blanket suddenly drawn away from his face, and to hear a harsh and sarcastic voice exclaim: How are you, Johnny Reb? Come, get up, and we will give you more comfortable accommodations than out here in the rain! S— was wide-awake in an instant, and through his halfclosed lids reconnoitred, counting his opponents. They were six in number, all armed and r pulled the blanket up again over his shoulders, and turning his back, muttered in a sleepy voice: Oh! Go away, and let me sleep, will you! This reply highly tickled his adversaries; and so much did they relish the evident impression of the Johnny Reb that he was among his own comrades in the Confederate camp, that they shook all over in the excess of their mirth. S-was a dangerous man, however, to jest with; and no doubt believed in the proverb which declares that they laugh best who laugh