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Lt.-Colonel Arthur J. Fremantle, Three Months in the Southern States, June, 1863. (search)
rown away their bayonets, which they don't appear to value properly, as they assert that they have never met any Yankees who would wait for that weapon. I expressed a desire to see them form square, but it appeared they were not drilled to such a manoeuvre (except square two deep). They said the country did not admit of cavalry charges, even if the Yankee cavalry had stomach to attempt it. Each regiment carried a battle-flag, blue, with a white border, on which were inscribed the names Belmont, Shiloh, Perryville, Richmond, Ky., and Murfreesborough. They drilled tolerably well, and an advance in line was remarkably good; but General Liddell had invented several dodges of his own, for which he was reproved by General Hardee. The review being over, the troops were harangued by Bishop Elliott in an excellent address partly religious, partly patriotic. He was followed by a Congress man of vulgar appearance, named Hanley, from Arkansas, who delivered himself of a long and unintere