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| Army News
Mr. Editor: Although the broad daylight of Washington’s birthday came glimmering through a heavy shower of rain, at this hour, eight o’clock, the clouds are fast disappearing from the heavens. The morning was ushered in by our battery firing a salute, and guard mount took place as usual.
At nine o’clock we received a telegraphic
dispatch which was read to the guard, announcing that
Capt. Joslin and Lt. Bartlett are on their way
to the east, to visit their friends.
We hope they will be received in a suitable manner by our
friends in the good old
still have plenty of mud to travel in.
But the victories in the west seem to indicate that we shall
not stay here much longer. The
glorious victories which our brother soldiers have achieved down in
rebeldom has made the past week a happy and pleasant one to us.
Company C has taken possession of