ope, which was little larger than an ordinary bedcord, then being adjusted, he was ordered to stand upon the saddle.
As he did so, a soldier gave a sharp cut to the animal, and in a second more the spy was jerking convulsively from the limb above him. He met his fate with great stoicism, and appeared perfectly satisfied with what he had accomplished, but to the last denied al participation in the act of shooting Longstreet's courier.
He said that he had an uncle and aunt living in Clarke county, Virginia, and that the latter had made him the Confederate uniform which he wore.
August 22,Friday--At Stevensburg — once a fine old sober Virginia village, but now deserted, dilapidated, and as rough as if it had been evolved up from a lot of second-hand rubbish.
The ancient burg has evidently been awakened from a long coma, and while I write is alive with a cosmopolitan humanity.
Ascending the hill in the suburbs, we have one of the handsomest views in the country.
Around the edge