place I was not so much impressed by the prodigious display of command military paraphernalia, for which I had been prepared by accounts on the road, as I was by the order and system that prevail, and the unexampled spectacle of so vast a collection of Southern soldiery without a single case of drunkenness or a symptom of the presence of that great bane of our country — whiskey.
This novel exhibition is time to the admirable discipline introduced by Gen. Bragg and rigidly enforced by Brig. Gen. Gladden, who is commandant at this post.
These officers deserve the eternal gratitude of the South for this great reform.
Not a drop of intoxicating liquor is permitted to be sold anywhere on this line.
If any is brought here, it is seized and emptied in the road.
The strictest discipline is everywhere enforced, and, as a consequence, we have an army here that is an honor to the South, worthy of our cause, and which can never be beaten.
Frightful Railroad Accident.
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