No matches found »ϲ3dƱԤ

  • loading
    Software name: appdown
    Software type: Microsoft Framwork

    size: 85MB


    Software instructions

      Pen was blunt enough. "I believe this man is starving somewhere on the place, and I'm going to find him if I can."

      "Hold on there," said Si, "don't come too close. If you've got the countersign, advance and give it. If ye ain't got it, I'll jest call the Officer of the Guard!"

      "Captain," said the Colonel, with as much sternness as he could command, "as soon as your company is dismissed detail a guard to take charge of this man. Have him take the hay out of his knapsack and fill it with stonesand see that it is filled full. Have this man put it on and march him up and down the company street till church-call, and then take him to hear the Chaplain. He needs to be preached to. Perhaps, between the knapsack-drill and the Chaplain, we can straight him out."

      The boys opened their eyes wide, and could not restrain an exclamation of surprise.

      One day, while the Army of the Cumberland was beleaguered in Chattanooga and the men were almost starving on quarter rations, Gen. Rosecrans and his staff rode out to inspect the lines. As the brilliant cavalcade dashed by a lank, grizzled soldier growled to a comrade:


      Cooking a meal should be made the fourth of this category.



      "Cock-a-doodle-doo," he shouted, imitating the crow of a rooster. "I kin duck any man in the 200th Injianny.""What's the trouble 'twixt you and this man here?"