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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 May 1879

M THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. 37 J Bff . K K " SF.- l i'W f'fc J; ; v :', 1 a. TT," &.' m tf:'-. K- iv. i IU, L ", fi .? W.' . rj.". "Washington Clt$ Outing Two mp The war of the rebellion closed, we are awaro, In 1805. Fourteen years since Leo surrendered to Qrailt at Appomatox. Tho remains of the army who fought against the Union retired to their homos, and the hosts under Grant and Sherman moved up through Washington City, and camped there, pre liminary to their discharge. There woro more than one hundred thousand men in that -grand army, citizens of every State and Territory w the Union, and hundreds of representatives from every civilized nation in Europe. There were artizans from Now England, clerks from New. York, coal-heavers from Pennsylvania, wood-choppers from 'Indiana, flat boatmen from Illinois, farmers from Michigan, lum bermen from Wisconsin, minors from Colorado they represented every class of American citizens. Many were ragged and war worn, but ragged and tough from ...

Publication Title: National Tribune, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 May 1879

38 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. m c;- -. S" 4 :v. .' s' Bora in a brick pulnco on Ponnsjrlvanfit nvontio, Washington, t. C, its sire Hatred, begotten by DtefafttHf, m it8 dam Cto begotten by C?oM & fctoStSorrlblo 'creature still "breathes. Taken by Its (proud f ) father to the Senate Chamber of the united States for exhibition, it wn so savagely tacked there by General Shields and other soldi fctifti it was only rescued, with but little life, by its creator. But, wonderful, unaccouutable infatuation, j cjecj5iv wjis wrotcoea oemg is looReci upon with ft flection by its flaber, and he is now diligently feeding and car ing for it prior to his effort to again introduce it. Many of the soldiers of the land have never heard of this monster,, aud as his existence, or rather, death, is to them a matter of supreme moment, it becomes us to seek to furnish them, as far as practi cably wttli his description. He. has the head of a snake, with mildly beaming eyps, and an apparent honest, benevolent...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 May 1879

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. 39 m '' ft; i - fr. &' '? m. . .1 m uv .' m '.!.) IK P tiju V' ' ftp ;. D. N. m.. Knokioh, Jr&A. UtiilMtliereUBonaiawptMnedfrsnu ing :i binni in -rafficti fn tVi. lntr war A.. Tho not of July J, 1801, Kiiitttil i! bounty lor ciillsl incuts Into thi !avy Of Marine viorpK allrr .lulv 1 iu in regard to homoplcud, you at r stu'Ot fully ri'lrr'n-d lo the CominlAslonor of the Oenrntl lAiid Ulllce, in thin city, to whom you should state the actual case not, a hypothetical on is M Attounby," RroTTivTi,u, Kv. Q An Invalid pensioner who was receiving h pension on gunshot wound, dlotl from the ef. foots of hernia ineurra4 In the service and line of duty, leaving a widow, and font- children underalxteen yours of ugo. Are tlie widow aud minors entitled to an original pension ?A. Yes; the widow is entii led to s a month for aolf, and $2 a month ox tra for each chli.i, until thoy suverally attain the ago of sixteen years. P. .D. It., Hrlotiib, Trxas,. CI. Is the widow...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 May 1879

40 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. Sptobil Aunoiino anient to all Our Man&s. TH SfrnittoJ of t1i 48tli Ooapsit, Mr. Hftmltn, of Maine, is th oldest member, he has reachedthree score and ten; Mr. Bruce, of Misesslpt, the cmlvoolored Senator, is the vounirest. He is lhlrl.y-olffb.fc. Nxt to Mr.Samlln, in point of age. is Mr. MorrilL who is smylttuc, nod Uov. Houston comes nesciwunxtj-aifue, Metsm Tnurman, (handler, and Kirkwood were all bom ta 1S18, and Groom is the mpst youthful Senator, except Braoe, ho being forty. Senators Wallace, Pendleton and Lognn are apparently aensitfve as to their age, as they do not allow the Congressional Directory to tell it. Ohio i the mother of seven senators, vie. : McDonald, Voorhoes (both born in Butler oovinty, Pendleton, Allison, Plumb, Wlndom and Sharon. New York, Virginia Kentucky are all oven with Ohio in the number of senators who first saw the lights in those stales. New York can bonst of the production of Toller, Hill (Col.,) Paddock McPhorson, Co...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 June 1879

SillLA LfZll v ' & - ' ' J S J$$$& A' ?" W, v- I 3 cjjlonfhhj gourml devoted to the interests oj; the oldiers nnd mbrs of the lute wnr, mid nil pensioners of the $tMtsi fsify Published by Tho NATIONAL TRIBUNE COMPANY Vol. IT, No. 0. WASHINGTON, D. C, JUNE, 1870. Enttrtd aecordtup to Act of fonore,, in the year of our font, tl7l in the Ojfltt. of the JAhrai inn ofCongrf, at Wat(nrton, P TERM S, FIFTY CWTWI P TUL ,S)H'rJnn ('..j;1p .. t ' 1 i I 'PGB9HHBPPr S BBSwbi2IhHhHBV MM DECORATION DAY MEMORIES. Through tho courtesy of M.o-?sis. Harper Bros-, pangs of .sorrow tho faces in immature of "tho" institutions throughout tho world W . !u. n wdi of " IlarperV. Weekly," we are permitted the use of loved and lost," hut what consolations to the living he warmly appreciated by nil our rfi r Tb tho abovo splendid ongraviag, representing a seono , to believe that, as " the blood of the martyrs is tho now feature in our paper, and if we mm vitk sood ot tho Church," so tho blood ot horoos...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 June 1879

42 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. Cover thera Over. - ILi m UTOJI. ttk BaaallfBl flAWr& ' artana'o. thorn hrnthart of oara. I iW m r BalffBl IIowim Pa i ' b MrtMMN. tbrnw hmtk lfN mjawl. fc aftaht aal to f , All til Fall I an ait MtT wfwW KrSj vmimfi H rB Baaf bj 9wfT MMlMHn sfftLV mt MkrlkM far th HyfLf tlm kmn. mmt Mt in the loth af tho &sr ibbt fbiif hi to HMkleom MP 1Mla VMM4 IB Lllft iYftal WflWffMMMt ltT mn la the tlrtre bbWMWbbU-)- ht with tttelr ltn. ! WfBBauflMB. Skrap tkM Tnr nrwthpr ftihl lavar. larl bnrflM Af mini 4lMiorr wttk kMMtUfal Howard k'UMItl'it'ta i m hta aBmlm prSwfEio (VrW titot 4UNlM Ho, f SB 1 - B Mm af tka glorious kv !? wh ta matt of tho emv- ?Jr ,!!???! BThmiliikfp and UrvQ M your own ; " nCr."'"!1"" ftwn wmio known j .p yyq ib uo day or a is truss ; BH HWa BBMfd hv tka (aiw)fir MiniM ..& yrfj . . -.-' :r"7"L T" ' T" - wi-im wht n purring ory l"MHMlKhM4 WlMM Uv Ikdilu vntt caml hv 1 mt flBBWB a tfc hattleSi rcnl flu inn. wmgm till tk ltth ar.irol oame....

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 June 1879

rm THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. 43 I; K& I".-' If-. m I fit; p lift u- I'1 ?-: sir.i w IP" It- it &- It ir. i S tlio twin sistor of courage, bo upormost in our hearts and miudsj fomomboring that, "forgivness to tho fallen does oolong." Then will charity, tho handmaiden of valor, bo doubly blossod. The monarchs of tho Old World, full of trobidation, will bo asking each other these questions: "Has tho national feeling in tho Unitod States again boon restor ed?" "Have tho "sectional jealousies which oneo incited to arms boon stilled? " "Has brothorly love again linked thorn together in ono indissoluble union?" 'Now lot us prosont to a wondoring world tho glorious spectacle of re united hearts, and oxhibit to that world that, forgetting hatred, forgetting strife, wohavecomo togotlior once more and forover bouira in ono common feeling, with one com mon causo. To tho soldier I need not address this admon ition to forgot hatred. Soldiers never liato each other. Tliey battlo for tho love o...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 June 1879

k 44 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. h ,v ' -ft iKi , ipwuuo Tho Two Creditors. Washington, D. C, Jeans, 1879. If John Smith, representing himself ns tho agent or attorney of John Brown, engages, in the presence of said Brown, one hundred or one thousand men to perform a certain work, and that work is begun, I carried on, and completed by the -employees, and ski IS B they surely need nothing now. And n there tardiness aud lukewnrmncps ho payment of the pension and bounty ct U. ii.it 'to United States authorities place men in th- uinn-t positions of the I'onsion Office, who openly nd con stantly insult tho soldiers of America, ana. mum r wid TERMS TO SUBSCRIBERS, PAYABLE IN ADYANGE POSTAGE PIlEMiU One oopy One Year - Five Copies, " Ton copies, (with extra copy to gottor-up of Club,) . - , -. stantly insult the soldiers 01 America ana.im-irwju- by the -employees, and , , .. ,.. A j,i 'court df omiitv in the ows nnd orPas by suggesting a distrust, a denial, a , com tot oquitj i i the . testimony...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 June 1879

T THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. - & i 't ?. & & f& bonoftt or injury growing out of the process of ' instilled into hor mind lessons upon the blessings of leeching. a free government, and instruction ns to what had Drawing " bad blood " out of individuals or large j been the cost in blood, toil, and sacrifice to establish bodies of politicians, clergymen, lawyers, &c, might j our institutions. With them treason against such a be eflicacious, but drawing the life-blood out of the , government was a crime. Now, children can bo Treasury might be injurious, if persisted in for a j educated to be Christian or infidel, moral or vicious, groat length of time. These Treasury leeches re- and they can bo educated to be patriotic or traitorous, quiro no attontion whatever from their owners. ( John C. Calhoun started, forty years ago, schools of There is u General Superintendent of leeches in treason all over the South. The children grew up the city of Washington, having a very larg...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 June 1879

46 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. r ,' V, Hi H S i' !H 'If", i! (, a a ': f American women in Hull, long ami bloody struggle. Spar-tftit-lfko mothers sent their sons to battlo to return with laureled shields; or to bo borno homo on thorn ; maidens tore themselves from tho embraces of lovers, and placing banners in thoir hands woven by their own delicate lingers, stimulated thorn to horoio deeds. Thoy folt that all that makes homo and country dear was at stake, and that lifo would loso all its charms if the Union was dismemborcd, and tho prospeots of futuro glory and prospority woro blasted. Tender-hearted and soft-limbed women followed tho Union soldiors to tho field, hovered around them like ministering angels, nursed the sick, bound up the bleeding veins of tho wounded, nourished tho drooping, adminis tered consolation to the dying, and convoyed to thoir last resting place, tho fallen brave. Othors renounced tho lux uries of elegant homes for the fetid atmospheres of mili tary hospitals, g...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 June 1879

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. 47. oar &V Pft RS Sf p hP ft ll? tF-i IP I" I thai; "John Brown's body lies monldoringi but his soul is mn rolling on.'" And Uion the torriblU imagos of a grout batfclo; tho oon fusion, inflnitudo of noisos, tio earthquake of jarring multitudes; tho thonsaud sights and sounds and omotions which rush upon ono too rapidly for him to com prehend thorn; tho spectral train of images which fill his closed oyos at night, after tho long day's work is done, lines of battle advancing and rotreating, infiantry rushing, and batteries galloping to and fro; over all, tho smoko of bat tle, as if endeavoring to shut out tho gasso of heavon: and amid all, a deafening crash of sounds, as if ifc were feared some higher voico than man's would be hoard forbidding. "All these images, and more, crowd to-day upon tho memory of those who actively participated in that strug gle. Thoro are othors in whom tho scones of to-day awaken far different memories; widowed hearts, which will b...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 June 1879

48 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. I Hi 'I 1 B 9 i IV Sfolbicts' (JommunicatttfUs. A Memory of tlio War. Special Announooment to all Our Fri onds. Fon Tub National TmnrNis. Linos tertiton on visiting th Military Camatwy al Alexandria K W 7. A . OettiiP9tfi (tt atHilffr. 1 iVV Jlcro in 'Ooa's Aorn " syroouy wp our hroihors, who woTififbrwi Wv (inr anuni.rv from tne anotlor's hand : Euoh foil mid found an Uonorort pmv. Here from tho xoiito. tlio Hnsl, the West, Aro those who for their country tiled. Hrot.hors ami sons and husbands aotw, Aro sweetly sleeping, stile- by slci, Tho bnttlo's f ought, the victory's won, Onr slurry banner's yot unfiiflofl? Again the oaglo pinnies his wing And bids doilanco to the world. Sleep on, unconscious sloopor, rost; Tho grass grows green above thy form Thou lwecdost not tho bitter blast, Nor summer's heat, nor wlntor's storm. No cannon's peal bronlcs thy roposo, N"or clash of arms disturbs thy rost; Hero peace nnd quiet reign supremo, Ami flowers aro blooming o...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 July 1879

M m J? Mlon!Ji oimuil devoted to the interests of the ,oldiers mid ,ni!ors of the htft wttr, nnd nil pensioners of the jQitifcd Jtf w w b ft iM3rt b w rf 1 J. 'IP Published by Tho NATIONAL TRIBUNE OOMOTy. Vol. IT, No. 7. WASHINGTON, D. C, JULY, 1879. TERMS, FIFTY CENTS PER YEAR. Spoclmen Copies Stint Free on Kcqucat. ISnttred according to Act nfCongrut, hi th year of our Lod, IHSin th Office oth I.ihrat tanoOongren, at WmStngton, D. G. If any of our reader over hoard of a soldiorwho was not fond of a fine horse, they will please notify us of the fact he would bo a more wonderful curiosity than Barnum ovo. exhibited. Such being tho case, we have been at the special pains and exponse to exhibit the above spirited sketch tho two animals recently pre sented to General Grant by tho Sultan of Turkey, and which are now in this coun try. The horses are beauti ful dapple grays of the Sac tan race, found only near Bag dad, and are named Djeytau (the panther,) and Missirli (the one from Cairo....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 July 1879

50 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE, N ft i& 1 lfl fl ?m H t lib t .... fl Th " I -. nM srornrly I) rdlrd n road was sim ply ,i j.uimw jitl' bi trn through m-t..M i mimo-grass aim rorns of flu j.niH which .( ! ithor baud Uvo or six ffi-t high, all tn.tttd and tangled together with wild pea-vines and cnoei: it was burnt quite orisp and brown by the boat of the mm, and wn us dry a Under. As thoy bni-'i'l :' in v-iHstng- thp twigs and canos, Snapped at a U .fli. 1,1 if Ahead, fifteen ruth? away, rising bluo above the undul.vtiom nf'Uip pn-alrta. was a stup bmiftho (brmina Hon f a magfe-ftf lew hlfip, oifthoots of tsho Kooky Moun tain. TIiIb tolWTr wng theft landmark and guide, for a mile m two bflhhid it wa tba Ked Ranch settlement, or North cotes, a it off cmlbnl. MoanwhuY t Jr otear blue of ttte sky was bucoming over cast with a suit ry, leaden base. The air wan intensely hot I and heavy. Tb wioV, tireless, shadowless pmirfo rolled I away on evwy sMa in tan nmlulntlous like tiiU swells of ' ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 July 1879

? THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. 51 The Insolence of Official Position. I can novor fortrot tho amusing remark mien marln in tyrannic my bearing by u private, during tho war, who hud boon laud ovor by a captain ho had ardontly aided in choosing. " Why," said he, " doos it nmko a cursed fool of many a good follow to oleot him a captain ?" I did not answor tho quory, but montally said : " My friend, your captaiu was and is a very littlo follow montally, and his solf-iinportance, when ho stands on tho pedestal of a captain, brings him, in his own estimation, far abovo tho lovel of ordinary mon. IIo novor has read, probably, tho linos of tho poet ; " Pigmies uro itfmk" still, though porched on Alps, Ami Ctymmlili nro pyuunlda In vale " Pomposity and insolonce aro tho doublo hedges which ignorance builds around it to provont tho discovery of tho weakness of tho fortification. Men truly wise and' learned I honest mon, whom llulwcr terms " Tho .gontlemen of I naturo"- uoed nono of these barriers. B...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 July 1879

52 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. 3C: 11 H , m i Ri H ' 1 ! i til tl! I !' i'ii V SO .mi1 M I i jL WJ B" " IK a, , Equalisation of Bounties in a Political Platform, j sihlp to words of truth and beauty, or wJU they fall in good ground nnd boar abundant fruit to gladdon Washington, I). C, J via', 1879. TERMS TO SUBSCRIBERS, PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. Among the resolutions adopted by the State Con vention of tho National or Greenback party, hold ot St. Paul, Minn., Jnuo 10, we find the. following: Eleventh Va nro in favor of tho equalization of tho soldiers' bounties, ' Now, what phase political affairs may assume within tho next twelve month?, He alone- who know- posr.vai: prbpaip. i01 fl'l things enn determine. There are two load One copy One Year - 50 Cents j ing parties in the country, the Republican nnd Dcm- Five Oopiw, " $3.00 ! ocratic; but there is an unkuown factor in the shape Ten copies, (with extra copy to gettw-up ' of tho National or Greenback party whoso strength of Ckib ) 400 rony ere...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 July 1879

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. 5S m The Death of Young Napoleon. Politics at Soldiers Graves. i Wo do not think the dead are honored, and we are suro It is announced in Holy Writ, that " not a spar- I the living are not benefited, by raising political battle- ,.aw fnllc in isn rt.i.Aiir,i ,',,-f -.,-, TTSt. i.MAti.iA cries over thoir moldering bones. It is indecent to the lOW falls to the ground without His knowledge," last degree, unpatriotic and unchristian to stir up hatred and those who believe in the interposition of Heaven and strife on such occasions. If the people of this couu- n the affairs rtf men, will recognize a special Provi-' l " t0 r,re iu P?.0 thf if the rc-unitcd State aro . ' ",ill-'wol - outixiuw t0 ue m0mbers ()f the saiuo harmonious family, if our lenec, in the death of young Napleon, at the hands futuro is to be what it should bea career of unprecedcut- ofthe Zulus Of Africa. Actuated by two motives, i prosponty and gioi-y-tlns annual how of the dema ... , , , .,,,,.. ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 July 1879

Wl h 54 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. ii i! J HI hr IW Special Notice. To Pensioners and Claimants for Pension. , , .... . , Wo nro in receipt of a vnst number of comnumi- bttbwnbon rooo.vmg tho.r papon in a p,nk wrap- from sionors ftnd olftim(mts for ensionS j p.r aro informod that tiuur inburipUoM eapu-o with j ,,, of tho prolrMtod (,0iay on lho part of u uu.uuul uii. ,uu .mvu iv.vn., , u pQna!m 0flico in tho ac1ustmciit of their claims ' i ,?,""?"?. ""V1 A l '" "" for original pension and the arrears. nOwaU-not a now namd nltogothor-for tho paper Thftt docg fc() l)Q ftn fmroQsonftble ftU1 sa admitted on all hands to be more attractive and unnoco8Snrv dolttv in this P08poct oannot bo dcuied refill than over boforo. Let each soldier, too, actifc cuinitnts sbould endeavor to "possess their s a committee of one.";to get up a club. Llomom I souls ,n pafcionc,v? a5 ralief will come in tho ond. wjr lho terms live copies lor $::, auu ton copies, rv tj wiiu one lor uic geuer up 01 uie cino, ior o...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 July 1879

THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. && iw hCSS&&S& I l r Fit',. '... IUnook, Mk. The widow of a dooma.'d ol- Jjigt of tllQ itattlaq nf fhn Wnr nf Mif "nfihnllirin owruooivo a pension from the (Into or hot hmbiuuVs I l luo J3U'T'WBS 01 Q war 01 ine iteoeinon. "We continue in this number tho publication of au alpha betical list of tho Battle of tU War of tho Rebellion, from authentic sources, to b ) continued hereafter. It will be pleasant, we hope, for Wie old soldiers to see again tho names and dates of battles in which they or their friends took part. Miip. l el iaf can now receive ft pension death tip to tno date or nor reimirriiitro, witiiouc regard to oato ot lid in k hor application, provided, of course, that tho soidlor diod In ijorvioo or of a disability contracted In sorvioe and 8ho has not al ready received sumo ; and also provided that tho guardian of her ohlldron has not drawn pension to cover said period. II. J. T,, lLAM.trroN, Ohio. Yon will not he required to Ili...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The national tribune. — 1 July 1879

:r 6 THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE. NMHAMMtMWNMV- r. H : but m m t- :.i i: 3 i A War Incident. TAKINO DHHL'KKATB CHAXCB8 YOU A CHEW OV TOBACCO. "Grubby" was a middle-aged easy-going sort of a fcl- f low, who folt a sort of martial prkfo in pointing to, the ndtlrcas on his letters, which road as follows : "Godfrey ' Hardy, Company K, Thirty-first Now Jersoy Volunteer, Infantry, Third Brigade, First Division, First Army Corps, Army of the Potomac." It was on a hot day in I tho month of Juno, 1805 iho day before the commence muni of the northward movement which culminated in Gettysburg- that "Grubby," with many others of his xegimeni, was sont on picket duty at a point on tho Rap pahannock, some two miles below Fredericksburg. About 10 a. m. ho was duly posted close to the edgo of tho stream. On the opposite shore, and, perhaps one hundred feet dis tant, wore tho enemy's pickets pacing to and fro. There was no picket shooting being done at that time, and al though tho oppQsito lines were only s...

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