He is gay as a lark, and puts Davy, the hostler, through many evolutions unknown to the cavalry service.
The other day Davy had him out for exercise, and when he came rearing and charging back, I said: How does he behave to-day, Davy?
Mighty rambunctious, sah; he's gettin‘ bad, sah.
Major James Connelly, One Hundred and Twentythird Illinois, called.
His regiment is mounted and in Wilder's brigade.
It participated in the engagement at Hoover's Gap.
When my brigade was at Hillsboro, Connelly's regiment accompanied Wilder to to this place (Decherd). The veracious correspondent reported that Wilder, on that expedition, had destroyed the bridge here and done great injury to the railroad, permanently interrupting communication between Bridgeport and Tullahoma; but, in fact, the bridge was not destroyed, and trains on the railroad were only delayed two hours. The expedition succeeded, however, in picking up a few stragglers and horses.
General Stanley has r