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courage and self-command never deserted him in the most trying moments of his life, coolly reviewed the situation and laid his plans in a systematic manner for future operations. The next day, he busied himself about the city, delivering his letters, forming acquaintances, and paving the way for an interview with the Secretary of War, his object being to obtain from that high official, if possible, a pass to Manassas and Winchester. He was informed by General Jones, PostAdjutant to General Winder, the Provost-Marshal at Richmond, and commander of the forces there, that no interview could be obtained with the Secretary of War, except upon business especially connected with the military department, as they were daily expecting an attack from the Federal Army of the Potomac, and the Secretary was wholly engaged with officers of the army. Among the acquaintances which Webster formed, was a young man by the name of William Campbell, originally a Baltimorean, to whom he brought a le
ined the fortifications that had been erected, and the number of guns they contained. He talked with the private soldier and the civilian, and in fact, on his return to Richmond, was as well informed with regard to the military resources of the enemy as were the generals themselves. Rejoiced at his success, and carefully noting what he had witnessed, Webster prepared to return North. Visiting the War Department and the office of the Provost-Marshal, he received from Mr. Benjamin and General Winder a large number of letters and several important commissions, which were to be delivered and attended to after he should arrive in Washington and Baltimore. Leaving Richmond, he safely passed the pickets and outposts of both Federals and rebels, and reported to me. His trip had been a most important and successful one, and the information he brought was most invaluable. Webster seemed as well pleased at his success as were either General McClellan or myself, and after a short rest ann
After they had been formally introduced to General Winder, that officer made very minute inquiries, was conducted in a very pleasant manner by General Winder, and after they had fully answered all thehe officer, I have orders to convey you to General Winder's office. There was no help for it, andsted to make themselves comfortable until General Winder should desire their presence. The door cl you mean, replied Lewis. Perhaps not, said Winder, with a disagreeable smile, but I am inclined officer departed, and during his absence, General Winder plied them with questions about their missscover anything to justify his suspicions, and Winder finally left the room, angrily ordering them t inquired the officer. To Henrico jail, was Winder's response. They were then conducted to thermed him that his presence was required by General Winder. Scully prepared himself for the visit, aucted the trial, and by several members of General Winder's staff, all of whom endeavored to obtain [6 more...]
from the charge. Anything, however, that General Winder wants from me will be cheerfully given. Merous friends had now almost ceased. From General Winder's officers, with whom he had previously beouse of Mr. Campbell but two days, when one of Winder's men cane to know if Webster was sufficientle matter? she hurriedly ejaculated. One of Winder's men is below, and I fear his presence indicato perform, Mr. Webster. I am directed by General Winder to arrest you, and convey you at once to C This is infamous, exclaimed Webster; what can Winder mean by arresting this woman, and what am I centered the gloomy portals of the jail. General Winder was present when they arrived, and after ae his execution, he requested a visit from General Winder, and that officer, evidently expecting a rhat. I am afraid that cannot be done, said Winder, coldly. It is not much to ask, pleaded Web to go before that. It is the order of General Winder, and I must obey, answered Alexander. You[3 more...]