I saw Colonel Pritchard at Allegan, on Friday morning, and he says that he, too, has received various letters on the subject, which he expects to answer, and will lean far toward the woman disguise side of the question.
Various conversations he had with Mrs. Davis, he says, will substantiate the fact that she denied nothing.
Many thanks for your account in the weekly times of our great ride.
It is very interesting.
Yours, very truly,
Robert Burns. Major General J. H. Wilson, St. Louis.
After quoting the foregoing documents, which all candid readers will admit to be entirely conclusive on the question of the disguise, I have only to add that all the statements made by me herein, or elsewhere (not only in reference to this question but to the question of the behavior of Davis at the time of his capture), are based upon the written — and verbal reports made by the officers and men immediately after the events to which they referred.
This is especially true of the conv