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tatement of an escaped Indianian. The following narrative is given by private Haver, Company H, of Col. Brown's regiment, who was captured by the rebels, but finally escaped: He says that privates Bennet, White, and himself were busily engaged destroying whatever they could, to prevent the enemy from getting any plunder, but remained rather too long, and were captured by the Georgians. Bennet was shot dead in his attempt to escape. White and Haver were tied and put under charge of Capt. Wilson, of the Georgia Seventh. Toward sundown, Captain W. and several other officers were cooking and eating some ducks they had captured, or rather stolen from the poor people residing there; and being himself very hungry, he ventured to ask them if they would give him some after they were done. One of the party looked at him, calling him a damned black republican son of a b — h, and said, we don't eat with niggers. A little before daylight the following morning he succeeded in getting his
Flag presentation at Boston, Oct. 8, 1861. A number of the friends of Colonel Henry Wilson had caused a handsome flag to be purchased, combining the well-known Sta Beacon street mall, when Mr. Winthrop advanced to the front, and addressed Colonel Wilson: address of Robert C. Winthrop. Colonel Wilson: I am here at the calColonel Wilson: I am here at the call of a committee of your friends, by whom this beautiful banner has been procured, to present it, in their behalf, to the regiment under your command. I am conscioe fail to meet that necessity as men and as patriots. I congratulate you, Col. Wilson, with all my heart, on the success of your own efforts in this great work ofMr. Winthrop was heartily cheered, and at its close he presented the flag to Col. Wilson, who replied to his address as follows: response of Col. Wilson. Mr.Col. Wilson. Mr. Winthrop: In behalf of my command, I accept at your hands this beautiful ensign of the Republic, and in their name I tender to its generous donors their sincere tha