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The Daily Dispatch: July 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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Burial of "Lady Davis." --A volunteer in one of the Kentucky regiments in Virginia, relates the following incident: "Yesterday afternoon, during a lull in the storm, quite an affecting and notable little incident occurred. "Lady Davis," a pet kitten of the South Licking Rebels, who we found in Harper's Ferry, and who Lady Davis," a pet kitten of the South Licking Rebels, who we found in Harper's Ferry, and who on all our long marches and dreary bivouacks John Kennedy has carefully nursed, was buried with all the honors of war. Three volleys were fired over her grave, and the little lady whose playful pranks had so often amused the boys, was left to discover the whereabouts of a Cat's Paradise. Named after the accomplished wife of Presiaradise. Named after the accomplished wife of President Davis, she was not unworthy of the cognomen, but being graceful, winning, beautiful, and not a little proud of the elegant coral necklace that was suspended about her neck. Let us say farewell, and repeat the famous and somewhat threadbare Latin joke: Requies Cat in pane.
ipe-stone, a material resembling slate in texture, and obtained from a quarry in the region, reserved to them by treaty and guarded with jealous care. Many are cut with singular dexterity, and sometimes beauty — mostly plain, and resembling a tomahawk in shape, but also of other shapes, sometimes quite elaborate, imitating quite well heads of men and horses, even the whole human form, and often cunningly inlaid in arabesques of lead. One aspiring genius had copied from an advertisement "Perry Davis' Pain Killer," to smokers, not an inapt inscription. This he held at the exorbitant price of twenty dollars. For simpler specimens, four, two, and generally one dollar were paid. The finer ones were often as much as six or eight inches in length, and finely polished. About twelve o'clock a grand council was held of the Governor, Superintendent and Agent, and the notable men of the Sioux. The Indians were addressed by Governor Ramsey and the agent, and replied through "Red Owl," a