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ctory! I write from Yankee paper.
The writer proceeded in his intense and heated manner by saying, Of all the victories that have ever been on record, ours is the most complete.
Their repulse at Bull Run was nothing to compare to our victory at Shiloh.
General Buell is killed, and General Grant wounded and taken prisoner.
Soon we will prove too much for them, and they will be compelled to let us alone.
Our brave boys have driven them to the river, and compelled them to flee to their gunboas enemies, from Brigadier Generals down to the conscript Sand-hillers.
All faces were indicative of sadness.
From what I could see and overhear — the downcast eyes and the conflicting stories — I was well satisfied that they had been worsted at Shiloh.
The officers were given to wholesale exaggeration, their falsifying tongues gliding from lie to lie with the alacrity of a Baron Munchausen!
These prevarications forcibly reminded me of a negro boy down South, who undertook to describe to his