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Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - July 21, 1863, Smethport, PennsylvaniaOnce More we tide to the Long list of victories of the Union. The army of the Potomac has shown by winning the great Victory of Gettysburg that even its two treat Cut off must either Otocki Heads a a jangly endeavouring him re years treat and defeat h is its age diminished its endurance nor rendered it unable m move and Man Euver with Ower the Battle of was another of that series of Gigantic conflicts so characteristic of this War. The previous his tory of warfare has chronicled Many accounts of tre Mendons Battles fought in a Bat in no War before has fight after it Token place on what seemed a purposely enlarged scale. A majority of the important Battles of this War been of. From two to seven Days duration. One of these vast conflicts covering three successive Days of fighting was the Battle of Gettysburg on wednesday thursday and Friday july 1, and 8, 1883. We have heretofore described the rave Mont Dof Leo up to the latter Days of june when he was seemingly preparing behind a screen of cavalry raids and movements to. Move either toward Philadelphia or Washington or to give Battle As the Case might require. His whole movement to a Point to Distant from his base indeed looked like the result of one of three things either 1. Total contempt for Hooker. 2. Total desperation and resolve to stake everything on a movement in which a reverse was destruction. 3. Expectation of actual Aid from copperheads. And As if to lend plausibility to this last hypothesis we have a re port of a conspiracy to seize the new York j City Arsenal on the eve of july 4, to to establish a provisional government which would have to Washington anywhere Retreat it roundabout greater him Oil tote spot with the Copper Captain Mcclean at its head. _ at any rate there was Lee. Whatever the reason for superseding Hooker in the presence of the enemy Gen. Meade in Tab ing command june 28, found that the my had been swiftly moved from the rep Pahan Nock was in capital order Well in band and everything ready for instant operations so that on that very Day he issued orders to Advance. The Advance was instantly or rather continued Lee s Headquarters being at the Date june 28 at Hagerstown nod All his array North of the Potomac while Meade s Headquarters at Frederick 20 Miles Southeast. It is it question what it this moment Loe 4 plans were but at any. Rate the general movement of his troops was eastward of hem with 104 guns having passed through Chambersburg eastward on saturday the 2vth, Lee himself going on that any toward Gettysburg 40 Miles East of cheaper Surg. Me Oder now moved rapidly northward straight toward Gettysburg Ana about 25 Miles from Frederick. On this Lee hastily concentrated on 1 Plen Sinton badly like a Brave the first Bis whole turned Short about great non in of Post mrs it was not until six o clock in the even ing that the rebels charged. After a furious cannonade of two hours answered wit i equal vigor by our guns from 4 000 to men under Hill and Long Street came steadily and 4 desperately up against Gen. Sickle s Fon Obj against Gen. Sickle s splendidly but was driven slowly Back by Mere overweight. It waa re enforced successively by the second corps under Hancock the fifth under Sykes and by the Aid of new batteries of guns but still the rebels pressed steadily of rallied close under our front after wavering once and apparently were on the Point of succeeding in crushing through our desperate defense when at once a division from the twelfth corps Slocum s came up and at the same time Sedgwick with the sixth corps and reached the ground a feet nearly thirty six hours hard marching and with ready bravery on hearing the Case went straight Down into the won. It the rebels slowly retired broken and exhausted. Just As this assault on our left Center and left failed Well s corps dashed our right to take advantage of any weakening there in Aid of our. Left. Mote terrible if possible than on the other Side of the Hill was the fighting Here. The twelfth corps was soon supported by the sixth and the first relieved of Hill s and Longstreet s until at night Ewell too waa fill oar Spape with details of the great riot disgraced the qty of Imp Slae the following get Leitzen Are authorized to re delve subscriptions for the mixer is their re by Yetive townships. The paper will in sent to nay person whose name is sent us by an feed agent general agent for the b. Stair. Annie Jet Yris Jackson wilted Taylor s. Walker. Geres judge Peabody a k. King. T. Burden random Arabea. W. Bar Lingame. Hoop Lilibridge 0. To song. J. Colegrove a. P. Brewer. Shippen Cameron b. Mather. Nearly completely repulsed and the bloody Day s n the meantime attacking j and whipping Stoart at Hanover 15 Miles East during the movement 1 on wednesday july 1, took place the first collision Between our Advance under Gen. Reynolds and the rebels gathering first just North of Gettysburg leaving the business of robbing and levying contributions. Reyonlds with his corps the first tras passing through Gettysburg when suddenly upon a rebel Force posted in a Wood West of the town posted his guns deployed his Advance Wenj Swirth s and opened fire. The rebel batteries answered so. Sharply that our. Guns had to retire to a second position Advance Gen. Well Al the recon loitering his Grot and when he killed by a Rifle Ball in the neck and Gen. Doubleday took command. The eleventh corps Gen. Howard soon came up and the rest of the Battle Ift a conducted by him. His corps fought magnificently in to to bad redeeming itself from accusations made of bad conduct at Chan cullor svelte. These will of remembered against it no More. After our troops fad Long withstood a terrific fire of artillery and repulsed several desperate charges successive assaults were made to out right by e Well s corp which were thoroughly repulsed by the first corps sup ported by and Barlow s divisions of the eleventh corps while Ster Wehr with the rest of the eleventh held the Lown and the defensive cemetery Hill dose South of it a third tremendous charge was made by Hill s and e Well s corps totter being men the whole rebel Force in the Field and out flanking us on both sides so list Gen. Howard at lost retreated in Good order through get Teaburg and formed Lino of Battle on Cem work ended leaving Meade s Noble army completely victorious it every Point but Lee s and Veteran army was not beaten yet though the roads to the South were yet shut and Ori Friday he gave Battle again with undiminished courage but not without signs of fatigue. Thus it was oar Side which to Day opened fire Slocum s troops on our right Center opening fire at Dawn on e Wells which bad pressed them so savagely the eve Ning before. Ewell s Force promptly answered to the Call with a charge As fierce or fiercer than any of the and All the Forenoon the hot combat continued a heavy artillery fire being kept up on both sides while the rebels made charge after charge in vain until about 11 a. There was now a Lull until about 2, when Lee opened a concentric fire on cemetery Hill the Central and norther Quost Point of Mende s position from a Hundred gnus and a three hours cannonade ensued pro never surpassed for intensity on any but tote Field this Side the Ocean. At its close the rebel forces massed and charged again straight to our Center but it is said with visibly less of dash and spirit than before. The charging column the rebel general Arm Istead in command moved toward Gen. Webb s brigade of the second Corpa Webb s veterans received the rebels with a fire that staggered them. Arni Istead halted them a moment to steady his line when Webb with True Soldier s instinct cried charge the enemy is and dashing at them in front portions of the first and second corps flanked them so effectually and with so deadly a fire that Armistead and of his men were captured on the spot Many of them Beni to so utterly cowed by their danger under out fire As even to Kneel or prostrate themselves the Loyal citizens of Petsy Taunita without distinction of party who desire cordially to Nelto in sustaining the National and state administrations in their patriotic a Flores to suppress a sectional and unholy rebellion against the Unity of the Kip Wio and who desire to support by every Power of the government on heroic Breth Ren in arms Baare braving disease and the perils of the Field to preserve the Union of oar Albers Are requested to select the number of i Legates equal to the legislative representation f the state at such times and in. Such manner As trill Best respond to the spirit of this Call to meet in state convention at Pitts arg. On wednesday the 6th Day of aug., at 11 o clock a. K., on the Eaid Day to nominate candidates far the offices of governor Antl in dec of the supreme court and to take such measures As May be deemed necessary to strengthen the government in this season of common peril to a common country. Signed j -c.-p. Jubal i chairman of the Union state committee. Lat6 War news. Since on last Issue we have acc tired news of the finest military exploits which have Crow Neil the arms of the government since breaking oat of the rebellion. Tb9 hearts of Loval men Bare been made glad by the announcement of a series of victories which if they do not Giro the rebellion a finishing blow Mast cripple it to an extent that will Render its final overthrow at an Day a the proper Energy is put Forth by the a neral government. During die whole of last week but we thai oar columns can be de to subjects of store importance than a recital of the doings of the hed hounds of hat clip. We know from actual observation that a More god forsaken thieving set of scoundrels cannot exist than Are a Large proportion of the citizens of York City and it is just this class of people who have been incited robbery and arson by Thosa who Are opposing the government in the suppression of the rebel lion. He that shall reap to the men who have instigated this state of things Are being amply repaid for their Damnable work. After a riot has progressed a any or two it be comes Jao respecter of persons consequently such traitors As Isaiah Rynders were at the last accounts calling for arms to protect their property. The following from the Phila. North american Speaks the truth in reference riot. The Dislo Yelity which has so Long been a source of trouble in new York City has at length culminated in open. Rebellion against All Law and authority As will be scan by the account which to present this morning. A mob of desperate men most Likely originated by the secret influences which have proven so potential for mis chief elsewhere yesterday morning collected apparently pre concerted notion and broke into the conscription office to Des Troy the records at that place and put a Stop to the draft. So numerous-1 were the rip frs and so Well everything Bien arranged by them beforehand that they soon had Complete control. They sacked he thirty fifth Street Arsenal to procure arms attacked police overpowered and scattered the Provost guard stopped All railway trains on the roads leading out of the City and Cut the Telegraph wires in Many places. We cannot say that this outbreak is to us. New York City has it they could afford to sacrifice Poi Mca feelings for a Short time acc least and Joi with those who Are using their bes Endeavor to crash this cursed rebellion. Of that seem Fobe Genera de by Sofish motions Send Are either try ing to make As mock i Money ont of the Watib mss Ibie throwing every Tih stack in the. Way of a Section of to conscription act.and.1 other Laws which a essential to the existence of the nation. I sincerely Hopa Tolje idea of arming the negroes will not be abandoned but will be carried out with All possible despatch would like to see an army of negroes in the Field As soon a they can be armed and equipped. Are to have their Freedom let them earn it upon the sanguinary Battle Field and they Wil then know How to appreciate it some of the Northern traitors cry out against the arming of negroes but they bluster just As loudly against the unconstitutionally of the conscription act poor fools what do they care More for the Constitution than their Southern allies who Are endeavouring to overthrow the truth is they will raise a Hull and cry against any act of the administration which looks like wiping out the rebellion t Ever yours been grand play becoming More and. Moore the focus of Bortlein disloyalty and the first we have the magnificent Victory misguided people who have undertaken at present commands the army of the j this revolt against the National authority Are but the victims of the teachings of those who have been engaged there during the lust two years in instilling treason into the Public mind for their own base purposes. The whole War policy of tha government has been ridiculed und denounced by them alternately and All the arguments that ingenuity could Advance to Render the National authority odious and the rebellion the Battle of Gettysburg. There he met and fought for three Days the Pride of the the great Gen. Lee and his army of nearly Loo too veterans. Zee came the prestige Ofa victorious Cammander Herald. Ing his Advance and with the boast upon his lip that he Reafler Pennsylvania s Bountiful Plains should the Battle Fields of this scarcely had his rear Guari crossed the Borders of the state Ere it was attacked by the cavalry forces of the army of the for the first time. Gen Lee discovered celerity in the love meals of an army he had accustomed him self to despise. Be discovered at the head of that army a Foeman Iro thy his he withdrew Fis forces to Gettysburg and there he found his antagonist prepared to meet the past two in opts or More there has Leen a great Deal said in this neighbourhood about Bee hive no. Bee hive no 2." Bee hive no. Occasioned. By the introduction into this you Way of a Patent Bee hive by capt Judson from Maine. We give him the title of Captain because he can t be beat in Selling and we can t see Why he in t a profession the of and wounded of bacfctfl3 in Udo near get Gret Iofina the name of Hiram Woodruff who formerly resided in ibis place in the Lis from he was the first to Spring taints for the defence of is Coua try and Mth thousands of others has Given his life to save it. Killett Gol Casa f. Taylor i h. Wood nil g. A Hall d. J r. J. Gur Aore k. Samuel Spear b. Chaa. Pen Hollor h. Wounded. . Files thigh capt h. Mcdonald g. Head. Second Lent. J. R Spear b. Right leg. Capt it. B. . Right forearm i copt. Frank a full i leg . Levi Enos Sergt e. D i Bieh Ainan Gitch. Corporal Jacob Hack a left leg. Corporal John Felker a right Heel a. Cost 6 breast c. H. A Rochier h. Shoulder and p. I left knee. Geo. Jofh Sareil h. Right thigh. Wal Herickes a left Arm and hand. Durid .conri0, e. Left foot. Lioa. Sue Iuey a right band. H. H. Renran. A right ear. Copt. J. . A right second Lieut. E. J Jutla Ilkei e. Right furl. A % Davis g. Ift Boulder and Long. W. Oraig a cheat w. F. Uear Eft leg. Pulp i Rig lit Arm. . By Anley face. Than. Johnson right Tao Tiller. W. G. Cd Zicman. C. Cost Aud Wick. Corp. Hiram o earner a Abdomen. Abdomen. V. Collins left firm and right leg. A. A Chiton ii. Left Battock. Well with a great Many others we arrived at conclusion that Patent were a Humbug and that the old fashioned Hole in a log the Only place bees could be induced to work in. With Many others we believed and recollect without investigating the matter in the that every Man who bought aright was sold just the extent of his investment. I it has been f prom tie Cincinnati commercial. Details of the surrender of Vicksburg. Steamer John. H. Ticket Vick Sicko Atn Rudny july 4, or rendered. The name of general Grant now inseparably conducted with or Naonal . We entered the City it 0 a. A of that Day and it High noon in gracefully waved Over Twenty thou Sand prisoners and mall arms innumerable and the finest Rifle batteries in the con at about 7 a. "m., july 3, n Flag of truce was seen upon the rebel an officer was to it. All firing Censed and thousands of men thronged the parapet be to see the foe with whom they had contended forty two Days each concealed from the other. The town of loth sides gazed in wonderment. No arms were visible Only men and the Earth works were a live. Cortier a clients where we thought there be to entry there on the 1st, 2d, Ana 3d of Force. And it further column every Hilt As Evenin third and twelfth corps Sickles acid Slocum s came up and was Safe. By 11 p. U. Gen. Meade arrived the second and fifth corps Hancock s and Sykes followed find Gen. Meado making his observations approved of Gen Howard s dispositions the whole Amy we at once placed in Battle array on the Hill and the rights diverging s. W. And s. E. From it. All Day Long on thur Way until 4 p. M., our forces waited for the enemy. But be Only skirmishes and Felt our lines until nearly j p. Gen. Meade s Force was drawn of in a horse shoe form its right Over and its left nearly West the order of the corps commencing it the right was Slocum Howard Hancock Donal easy Sickles Sykes. The ground was very Strong on artillery Well placed along the Summit Ridge Many Rocky ledges served on infantry for and the order of butt life was each us to facilitate re enforcements of any part of the Fine and beg their lives i this annihilated that finished the Buttle. No would be mustered to make a charge in the dreadful citadels of the Hill. During the night of Friday Lee promptly made ready to Retreat and Early on saturday morning precipitately hurry ing toward Vigrinia to tie Westward of Meade s position by and Williamsport of our Side were killed major Gen. Reynolds and . Zook Farns Worth and Weed and maj Gens. Doubled a Hancock Sickles and Butterfield and . Caldwell Warren Hunt Paul Barlow Meredith and Graham. Of the rebel bases in officers we Only know thus for of . Ewell and . Langr Worth and barks de killed . Heth and wounded and Brig. Gen. Armistead a prisoner. But it is a great Battle where on one Side four generals Are killed and thirteen wounded. The rebel plan was to fight this War on Northern soil. The first Battle on Era soil has been fought at the end of two years and More and As if for exemplary retribution it is beyond comparison the most crushing and dreadful defeat of the War one of the most desperate Battles the world has witnessed at the end of the 3d Day the Prood rebel was thoroughly humbled and daring the following night he commenced his Retreat. By almost superhuman efforts he succeeded in the coarse of a week in ree Rossing the leaving behind in the hands of the victorious army of the Republic one third of his entire Force. Farther particulars of this contest will be found in another column. Second the unconditional surrender or the Gar Rison at Vicksburg which turned Orer to Gen. Grant 27, 27? prisoners of War besides fourteen generals. Too artillery and Small arms captured at this time were 200 Cannon and .smut1 arms. The details of the capt lation will be found elsewhere. This magnificent capture occurred on the glorious fourth of third on fourth tib9, who is in command it ark., was attacked by the combined forces of the Holmes Price and mar Madalie amounting to Somo men. Con Prentiss was strongly fortified although Hia Force Stoa Leas Tolian one fifth Tuo size of the rebels. After several hours contest the rebels were routed leaving behind 1000 prisoners Sod 1208 stand of arms. Their entire loss in killed wounded and miss ing was not Leas than 2500, while ours did not exceed 2soi fourth immediately after the capture of Vic Kaberg Gen. Sherman Troa sent to look no worthy of respect been of. And sympathy especially has the conscription act been assailed with bitterness and slander. It has been held up to the ignorant and the vicious As a most despotic measure far surpassing the most tyrannical Decres of fought autocrats Undt every possible Effort Short of a actual Erbor Taniou to resistance. Has let made these engines of rebellion. At last tie result so Ion apprehended has find we shall now see whether those who have Indest Rouly Sowu tie wind shall not reap the whirlwind. The rebellious spirit mus be quelled at any Cost. A discharged soldiers latter. The following letter was written to a lady who resides near this place. The sentiments therein uttered Are those of nearly every discharges Soldier. They Era horrified at the exhibition of disloyalty which greets them up ii the streets of nearly town in the free North june 14th 1863, it dear i last wrote you there has been some considerable change in Roy prospects. Then i was a Soldier in the army of the Lama citizen of the United states. I proclaimed by some one we live Toj there seemed one Hundred. All looted like so we thought a few jays since while examining one of capt Piulson s Bee hives in full blast. A Friend invite in us to go up to the Astor House he desired to show us a curiosity. We knew that could n t be a whiskey punch or a Gin cocktail so we accepted the invitation. He took us to the Yard Back of the and there exhibited to us what we had never seen be a swarm of bees at work filling a Liiva with Honey. Tire Here is so constructed that e Cery a overeat of the bees can be men who in milk or Slouch Uejo hats shirts and pets were Tbs uniform. Little was said though irl some Pilares the men were not More than ten or fifteen feet apart. _ the bearers of despatches to our. Gen eral looking Mec of Ron tial berm of and Brave Mien Elose fitting uniforms and Clad in Grey French Caps a Philo Feik Meade a the Center 1 ready to handle Bis whole Force with ease and on Jap Simions went Oil the direct droids Tod and decisive marching caught Ching with 1863. Advices from Vicksburg to the evening of the 8th, f trite that rebel soldiers had been paroled no to that of Small arms had been found mainly in Good condition and More were con stantly being discovered. They were concealed in costs As Well As in All sorts of build Ings. The siege and sea coast guns found exceed 60, and the whole captured artillery is above 200 pieces. The Story of rebel ammunition also proves to be surprisingly heavy. The Stock of army clothing is officially invoiced at Confederate prices of sugar molasses and Salt there is a Large Quantity. Pounds of won were found in one place. Black River and very soon after Erio entered Johnson s forces drown no in Tine of Battle a bloody action ensued resulting in the Complete defeat of Johnson who had 2000 of his men Cap. Tire i Gen. F. P. Blair then advanced and is reported reoccupied the Rechl City Jackson thus defeating the intention of Johnson to make the Pearl River Hia line of defence. Fifth. On to 8th inst. Port Hudson the Laet foothold of the rebellion on the wants of the Mississippi was am rendered to Gen. The Garrison consisted of Togo Meo . Thirty five held piece 25 siege guns and about 10, 000 stand of Small arms were among the cannot say that i have to yield any better since i have become a citizen than i did while a Soldier. Then i was look ing Forward to something the the Sherman Eros Sej the big Tice of my i find that we might add to these go Orion Success a v the operations of bos Eorana in Tennessee. To has followed up the rebel Bragg so closely is to Cap Tare 4000 prisoners and Bragg has finally re treated to Atlanta Georgia. The celebrated stronghold of Chattanooga is now in. Powhatan on the James was bit duct re removed Crons Bonds. add also the Success of Gea. Gillmore in Charleston Harbor. By a Vig Orons assault he has Etc needed in carrying All the batteries on mortis Island but one. With a fair Prospect at to lost accounts of soon having that one in his Noba Eusivo. If he succeeds in capturing this last the reduction of fort Sampler will certainly follow. Iet As than god for All these glorious results we learn that capt c. C. Moses of co a 58th regt. P. A was captured by the rebels a Short time since near Little Washington n. C. It is said be waa officer of die Day and was posting pickets of the outposts when be was sur rounded and captured. There must be some mistake about his for the reason that the officer of the Day has nothing whatever to do with the oath Oak i duties arc confined exclusively to Camp. Reality Falls far Short of ideality. I find that participation is Nof half so plea sent As participation. Of course you have heard Long before this that oar regiment has been mustered out of the service and sent Home. We were out of the United states service Tho 22d of May Dis charged the 27th and reached Home the 80th, since which time i have been try ing to enjoy myself the Best Way i can. I am surprised at the sentiments i find existing in the North in regard to the War and the support of the government and confess that i am almost ashamed to be called an the signification of the name Bow exists. Everywhere i have been since i Vairie Homo i have heard nothing but vituperation against the president malediction heaped upon the Cabinet and curses powered upon oar Best of governments Nilan Dicharo is a Martyr to his country and k a traitor. It does seen to me tent martial Law should proclaimed through oat the North and Hen when traitors open their Mouths and Jive Scot to treasonable sentiments they should be served with a does of hemp and made to dance on air and sent to join seen. It consists of a ments and when number of one is filled the apart move to another until the hive is filled with delicious Honey. If4he owner of the hive desires to he draw oat an apartment after it is the and re place it without disturbing Tbs bees in the least. We cannot give s full description of this at this Lime. Suffice it to say that Las introduced an improvement in making which will be better appreciated years Licule Baa now. Mounted on Fine but thin horses. They were conducted blindfolded to of general a. Sci it whose front they had entered. They were escorted to Tajc tint of Ste to to remain until Bis return from the quarters of general Cou it Ortisi a Rumor has been circus ated in Tia place for some Days past and we believe it originated with or. Martin Knapp of co. A. Who was Home of a fur Lough a few Daye since that col c. B. Curtis of the 5sth Pennsylvania volunteers bad resigned. From letters which have seen received from the regiment within the past few Days by friends of members of the same we Are satisfied there Cap be no foun Dation for the Fri port. In every letter so far As we can learn col. Curtis a spoken of of being with the regiment and Devotion interview which was by _ i i r it i f pc Wiles Anivay. Of old woes More than present. Their names were general Bow in of port Gibson memory Mont joinery of Virgiiia. After taking a gloss of. General remarked that his Bandage was in comfortable and it was very had them in loosed. After of Jioje than an hour s conversation their answer dime and they were again blindfolded and resumed to their own works. Still the men sat in silence. Not n gun was fired in that Purl of the Wall. All wondered what it Means purport of it was general prevent the fur ther effusion of blood sad jews of life i propose that hostilities cease nod that you appoint three commissioners and i thereto Comer upon the conditions of surrender though can hold out indefinite 7 to which general Grant replied As to your first proposition it is for you Avail at Noy time is second i see no necessity far that As there can of witness to surrender. Your endurance can and All Bear bravery pm will treat you with All. Respect due of War signed u. A Grant. Gun Cronl then solicited a per his entire energies to his profession. P. S. Since the above was in Type Grunt at three i the latter with his Saff appeared on the Hills where our and Vance works were. Here the party halted until Genera Pemberton appeared a com their the Devil. I think when out country a in so mock danger if Thoemen of the Korth bad any regard for learn Johnt sergeant Fuller of a has written Home that col. Curtis had resigned by general Bowen and and left for the North some Dap. Me also writes that Liett. Col. Martin is under arrest and is soon to be tried by Courti martial. This pots the command of the regiment ipg major Metcalf a bands if Ever a regiment of men suffered for want of respectable Field officers it has been the 58th up to this mine. Uncle Sam s especially in this Borough and Bradford. Township will reme Rober Trank Stebbins who run the Miner m its Early a few Days sincere received a copy of the Patriot an enthusiastic Sheet hailing from Cuba n. To with Stebbins name flying at the Mast head As one of the editors and publishers. The next thing a hear of la m he sends us his compliments together with the Gratifying intelligence that he Baa received a Lnttet-3otix from undo Sam in which he is notified thai the services of sol Good men Nib required just now to give die rebellion finishing of course Stebbens will be on inn to put in a lick. Montgomery. On the Crest of the opposite Bills were Rifle pits and. Forts crowded with men. In the space in a Grove of fit Trees and peaches met tie contend ing heroes. Thousands o f soldiers looked upon this strange two men who had been lieutenants in the same regiment in Mexico now met As foes. Colonel Montgomery Grant general Imberton. They Shook lands politely. It vans evident Toni was mortified. He Wal at Monterey and we had terms and conditions general Grant then took him aside. They sat Down on the grass arid talks More than an Hoar. Grant smoked All the time. Pemberton played with Tho grass and pulled Grant finally agreed to a Globe them of a filers each Bis horse. It was a polite thing the dread of going tvs fear of harsh treatment deterred them from capitulation or sooner. He proved jus magnanimity Anil saved thousand upon thousands of Dollar a to the Way of and rations. They tha fourth of july. Our men would Call wit at night that the fourth would finish them arid so arranged. By tins we saved thousand of Yves. Both armies Are grat

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