er the battle of Sharpsburg ?" propounded to you by Major Levi C. Turner, Judge Advocate, &c. you answered, "That is not thenty-four hours from the receipt of this, prove to me by Major Turner that you did not either literally or in substance, makeout 11 o'clock A. M., September 27, 1862, Major Key and Major Turner appeared before me. Major Turner says, "As I remember iMajor Turner says, "As I remember it the conversation was — I asked the question why we did not bag them after the battle of Sharpsburg ? Major Key's reply wasaternally, and slavery be saved.'" On cross examination Major Turner says he has frequently heard Major Key converse in rega of the Union.
He has never uttered anything which he, Major Turner, would call disloyalty.
The particular conversation de the War Department.
At the interview of Major Key and Major Turner with the President, Major Key did not attempt to controvert the statement of Major Turner; but simply insisted, and sought to prove, that he was true to the Union.