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Rebel cruelty.--A lady in Ulster County, N. Y., writes: We have just received the horrid news of poor James Webster's death. He owned a farm in Virginia, was a Methodist minister, and a quiet Union man. The rebels took him while threshing in his barn, without allowing him even a change of clothing, drove him three days without eating, so that he died. He was my nephew. --New-York Tribune, June 11.
or a tower; And the same mysterious voice said: ‘it is — the Eleventh hour! orderly-Sergeant — Robert Burton — it is the Eleventh hour!’ “Doctor Austin!--what day is this?” --“It is Wednesday night, you know;” “Yes! To-morrow will be New-Year's, and a right good time below! What time is it, Doctor Austin!” --“Nearly twelve:” --“Then don't you go! Can it be that all this happened — all this — not an hour ago! “There was where the gunboats opened on the dark, rebellious host, And where Webster semicircled his last guns upon the coast-- There were still the two log-houses, just the same, or else their ghost-- And the same old transport came and took me over — or its ghost! “And the whole field lay before me, all deserted far and wide-- There was where they fell on Prentiss — there McClernand met the tide , There was where stern Sherman rallied, and where Hurlbut's heroes died-- Lower down, where Wallace charged them, and kept charging till he die