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sed under him. A splinter struck my boot, and another cut one of the arteries in the animal's body.
The blood gushed out, and after going fifty yards he fell dead.
I then mounted a prisoner's horse — there was a map of the country in the saddle pocketand I remember it was a small dingy horse with a white face.
Laughter followed the remembrance of the small dingy horse with the white face; and when one of the company observed that General Beauregard had done himself considerable credit in Missouri, meaning to have said General price, the General burst into a laugh which indicated decided enjoyment of the mistake.
The incidents here recorded are not to be found in any of the regular histories; and I doubt if any description will be found of the manner in which General Beauregard essayed to assist a young lady bearing a very famous name, to mount her horse.
The lady in question was a very charming person, an intimate friend of General Stuart; and as she was then upon a visit to th