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a special "burning party" was organized, provided with implements of destruction, and orders to carry into execution the fell design. Among its blazing rains the released prisoners from "Beliedsle" and "The Libby"were to unite with the bands of Dahlgren and Kilpatrick in dealing out death and slaughter upon unoffending and peaceful citizens, and inflicting outrage upon pure and unprotected women more horrible than death. The heart thickens at the contemplation of the enormities that would release their companies. An avenging God suddenly summoned their atrocious leader from the scene of his wickedness to the bar of judgment, and on his slain body were found his air close instructions, stained with his own blood. The name of Dahlgren will be handed down to history as a fit associate in infamy with Butler and a host of lesser criminals, who have disgraced humanly and shocked the moral sense of the world. But in these very atrocities you will discern the motive, if any we
Dahlgren's torpedoes --A letter from Richmond, in a Southern paper, says: I have seen one of the torpedoes Dahlgren brought with him on his tour of assassination and arson. It is an iron cylinder, six inches long two inches in diameter, with a fuse attached. A paper of printed instructions is pasted on the outside, like the label of phial of physic. On this paper is a diagram of the "Howe russ Bridge." the common railroad bridge of the South, with places marked where the torpedo is to be inserted in sugar holes bored for the purpose.