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It is related by a Yankee scribe, that General Sherman, being inquired of whether some Confederate clergyman might be permitted to pray for Jefferson Davis, r
need praying for."
We have nothing to say of the wit of the observation.
Sherman's profession is that of arms, and he is not expected to be equally bright with and respectful to his superiors.
When has the Devil ever injured or forsaken Sherman, that he should mention him in the same connection with Jeff. Davis?
nay, spe an a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!"
Possibly, however, Sherman meant no discourtesy to his official superior.
It may be that he does not bel d sacrifice Confederate armies to death and captivity.
We differ from General Sherman in one thing.
We never heard before that it did any good to pray for the n.
We would much better pray for such saints in the flesh as Lincoln, Seward, Sherman, Turchen, Butler, Hunter, etc., who, though the salt of the earth, have their