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General Averill. Until Hunter visited the mountains of Virginia the people there thought Averill was an unfeeling man — that he was dest
ey did think Averill was a troublesome, a very wicked, fellow!
But Hunter, at last, is sent amongst them; and, by contrast with him, Averill, good parts.--He could not look upon the cruelties and diabolism of Hunter unmoved.
He pleaded and remonstrated.
He joined Crook and Mulliga eeded in saving some of the houses in the Sweet Spring Valley which Hunter had threatened.
He no doubt concurred with Mulligan in the opinion that Hunter was a "fiend." The people of the mountains are now rather his admirers than otherwise.
By the side of Hunter he is an Angel of LHunter he is an Angel of Light; and when he visits the mountains again, he will, we almost fear, be welcomed.
He might stand a good chance for Congress; most assuredly hat he will seem a gentleman and christian by comparison.
And even Hunter, who has converted Averill into a very good, kind man, may, in turn