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CAPITAL CITY COURIER, SATURDAY, MAY 28, 1897
THE WIDOW'S HOYS.
A MKMOIIIAIi IAV BTOIIV.
(Oopjrrltflit, IMQ, h- Amcrlcnii I'rcM Arnocl.
N Til K Kentucky
Mile or tlm Ohio
rlvr, 11 little
Imi farm Ioiik niul
well known 111 tlin
For forty yearn
thN lino fiirin ban
I i' n iimiwiKcil liy
nrti" who In tlil
) car of uracil Wi
U Ntlll 1111 active
womnll, tliollKh III
her Mvi'iity-nixlh year. Mrn. Stewart her
maiden iiiuno win MiinnliiK wni born In
Ohio, in her biitbiuiil bail bi'cn In Kill'
tucky, but only I ho wliUli of t lm river wp.
aratcd their birthplace, which with plain
ly vMblu the 0110 from tho other, yet her
nclnhliorn, after inurrlane, npokoof hern
a "northern woniiin" anil of her himhiiiiil
Mn 'Voiitlicin iiiiiii,"
In IS'iO Mr. Stewart wn left u widow
with two hoy, tin one, Frank, cloven and
a hnlf year old, the other, tloorKc, JiinI
Uu. Still ounuinl enornotlc, Mn. Stew
Art nll to tho frlcndi whniitllrd to con
dole It li heron her liercavctni'iitj
"My litiwlNtml left inenbovn wnntj hence
forth my llfo object xhiill boto triilnup in
aonathntt Key may bo wort by their fat her,"
and rrllgltitiidy unit heroically nIiii kept. that
Although theru wiin eighteen months' dif
ference In the iikci of tho boyn, they looked
so much nllkot hut M runner believed they
were twhiH, mid the brother hud the hiiiiiu
attachment for each other thnl distill
gulfihc children of tho nnmo birth.
Frank and (Icoiki) Stewart went tothu
nntu hehool, played tho Kiitnu kuiiii'm, rend
tho samu 1 100k m, xlept III tho Hume bed mid
bad the Mituu aspirations, till at length
they came to rceinblo each other ns much
m do the relied Ions of tho Mars In tho
brook. 8)111 tho mother and Intimate
frlcndi aaw a dllTerenco In tho undercur
rent of tho Stewart boy' character.
Frank wan quite xtcnily, nelf ciiiitnlned
and slow to aimer, and whllo yet a child hu
showed a kiiowledKoof tho future's iici-da
Mid a deslro to help Ills mother that every
one considered rcinnrkahlo In one of his
years. (lcorn was mentally oulcker mid
orlKhter, stroiiKcr In his prejudices and
moro outspoken and Impulsive In tho man
ifestations of his likes, but oven those who
noticed these difference regarded them in
trivial compared with tlm many and
stronger points of resemblance.
Boon after her huslmnd'H death Mrs.
Stewart adopted thuorphaucd tlniiKhtei- of
A distant cousin of his. Dora Stewart was
looked upon by the boys ns a ulster, until
the time, came, In IStll. when, as n beauti
ful girl of cluhlccu, Mid begun to attract
tho attention of tho gallant youths aloii
Mrs. Stewart hnd over treated Dora as u
dAUghter, and the girl repaid her with
devoted daughter's love; but n tluio ennu
when tho brothers ceased to regard her in
A Muter, mid tlm widow, with a great
Anxiety In her heart, aaw that both her
tons luul fallen In lovo with thu niiiiu fair
TI1K HOIUKMAN IIUKW ItKIN 1IKSII1K HIM.
With characteristic ardor, George showed
his devotion, and even poku to Id mother
About proposing to Dora, but as slio knoi.
the necret of Frank, her flrxllxirii, Miu pie
TAlleil on him to wait for a year or two, or
until hi foster sister had hud time to mi
something of thu world and to measure
with niaturer Judgment thu Inclinations of
her own heart.
"There'll be trouble between them two
taytftome day on account of that girl,"
la what the older Hnd more observant
celghbor wild, but the trouble came In
Frank voted for Douglas It was bis first
vote in 1800, and If Georg. hud had tlu
tamt right he would have exercised It In
the aatne way.
Then came secession and tho battle in
1B61, and on the north bank of the Ohio
en could be aeen drilling, while every
our steamer sped up or down the river
-crowded with blue clad men. The con
servatives of Kentucky advlned neutrality,
but the governor, while seeming to fall In
with this idea, was secretly helping the
-ause of the Confederacy; and the young
aaen, disgusted with the cowardly attitude
t the state, shouldered their rltles and
fode south to join Zolllcoffer nnd John
ston, or mado their way across the Ohio
And took service under the banner tint
listed through tho valor of their fore
fathers. Frank Stewart-and his brother, after the
first sad understanding, did not talk much
About thu war. The one in his quiet ear
Bestne, and the other in hi passionate
Ardor, stood on opposite sides of thu evr
widening chasm, destined to be deepened
And reddened still more by tho heroic do
Totion of each to his side.
One lieautlful moonlit night, as Friink
was walking slowly and thoughtfully home
from the village, where he had becu to learn
the particular of the crossing of the Uulon
troops Into Kentucky under Itosseaii and
Kelson, themselves sons of "the dark and
bloody ground," he heard tho galloping ot
An approaching horsu and caught tho glint
of the moon on u olished ritlo Iwrrel.
Tho horseman drew rein besido him. It
'The time Is here, Frank," said George
huskily, an he sprang to the ground with
the riflo at Ida back and laid his hands on
hi brother's shoulders.
.Frank did not ask for an explanation.
Mt knew "tlpit tho dreaded hour had come
J sad that his brotherr whom he loved bet
tar than he did his own life, was about to
tAke side with tho cause that he hated.
"Have you told mother?" asked Frank.
. ".Yea. God pity lier,, brother, for she
a)eds bis comfort tonlahtj.but I felt that 1
ould not remain buck longer and be a man.
I know how you feel, Frank, and I re
pect you, but you are steadier than I am
or ever can be, and you will care, for her
ABd the place till the war is over or you
learn that I am not to come back. And
Dora I have long kept tho secret to my
elf, but J felt tonight t.hat I could not
r . . .r r
leave witnout opening my heart to her aim
telling her that I have longed loved her,
but not a a brother,"
"And what did Mid nay, (burger" nuked
"Hhe answered only with tear nnd sup
nitration forme to remain to remain and
Ik) a happy n of old, but I feel that that
ran never bo. Hut for my nuke, for bet
nuke, Frank, I know you will can1 for lur
And now, limy (list have yutievcr In I. Is
flcorgo Stowart threw Ids arms uhotit
hi brother' neck, kixcd him, then hwiiuj
Into tho xiidillo and galloped away In liii
itllVCtloll Of till) Mllltll.
Tlm pounding of tho Iron hoof mimim
on Frnnk' heart and held lilm tliuvli
agony till they died out In u fal it u-lu,
across the moonlit hills; vlien lie w.nt
home, feeling that again the Mia.low i.
death had fallen on It poitnl.
With a full appreciation of the futl.lt.
of Ids elTort, Frank tried to their II'
mother and Dora, and with more in i ,
and care, If that ero possible, ho gmoliiii
xelf up to tho duties of the farm.
Now mid then, through thu under :ioiiii 1
mall, a letter full of lovo caiiio ti.ioijl.
fnnn ticorgu.mtd replies wero Kent t iro ii
tho wimu medium, At length, H wil,
tho Hummer of IWV.', theiv cameii d:i x- 01 n
tho Confederate cavalry wero Mvciphu
north to tho Ohio, making fugitive or u
emits of all thu men capable of bearing
anus along their lino of march,
"Mother," hiiIi! I'riuik, as oiui uveulii!' be
oat between her and Dora on thcMtlopln..ii
that coinuiaudeil a splendid view of til.'
broad river, "I have aluny wild t.iat I
would never leave )ou nod Dora till the
Confederates forced mo to lly, mid that
then I would take service with tho t'liion.
John Morgan' trooper are only live bout
away. Tomorrow morning tiny will water
their horse down there. Our neighbors
know my feelings. You will lie MiTer If I
am away, so I will go, leaving ou to
Mr. Sum-in t mis not iiupicparcil ft t
this, yet her heart was pierced aswlt'i a
dagger and Mid bowed her head on lur
A xcnsonf lo, ally to bis brother h,ldl,e I
Frank from telling Dora of Lis low, mid
up to this moment bfi-ptcfflclicc had bee I
concealed, lint now Mio trhd to iic ui,-l
reach out to him Iter rcMrultilii'c nuns, but
tottered In tlie elVort, mid with u i:y if
agony on her while lips fell at hi fict like
Tin next day Morgan' gray horsemen
wero down by the river, and Frank Stewart
was mustered liitothoMM-vicoof the Union.
And now-, no matter which hide lost or
won, t hero was no rejoicing In thu hearts
of these two women.
They drew- upait from tho world, but this
only tulfiiMllfil their Interest tn tho tut
rlblo contest, Thu Union peoplo weru htt'l
rejoicing over tho victory at Missionary
Itldge, when ono day u messago canm to
Mr. Stuwait from Nashville. It said:
"Your Min fJeorge, who fell into our
hands desperately wounded beforo Cliattiv
nooga, Is hero and wishes toneo you."
Tim widow and Dora know what that
meant. They hurried to Louisville, ru
ciivcd passes and took tho car for Niwt
They found the hospital, and thu doctor
who had sent the messago led them ton
cot on which lay n man broued and beard
ed. Tho huu of death was on tho face, and
thoiiulck rise and fall of the broad breast
told that thu end was near.
And Ueorgu Stewart heard moaning and
felt the touch of hot Upson bis cold check,
and opening his glazing eye ho saw kneel
ing, on cither Milo of the cot, his mother
"Owl bless you forcomlllgl" heganped.
lie was dead within thu hour, mnl bis
last words were:
"Tell brother I lovo hlin mid bless hlui
with my ilyhiB breath!"
fir' i iMvJtt "1
. -WwW-?-,W- -.!--,
"001) III.K88 YOUFOUCOMISO," HK GASPED
The body of Georgo Stewart was taken
home, and Union and Confederate neigh
bor, all whispering prnlses of lit chnr
aeter, boro him up to the west qf tho slope
and lnid him beside Ida father on an clova
tlou that looked down on thu queenly
Ohio and commanded a view of tho purple
hills to thu south.
Again, after long months of anxiety, Sep
tember, lSU, camu around, and the laud
was thrilled with tho news that, nfter
fierce lighting, Sherman had taken At
lanta. Frank Stewart was in the battle;
what ot hlmr
Two weeks nfter this a steamer stopped
at the landing. Six men in blue stepped
off with a long black Ikix on their shoul
ders, and twenty moru in blue walked lie
hind with arms reversed, and they marched
up to thu widow's house with the body of
her Unit born, Frank.
And the nelghlxirs, Confederate nud
Union, gathered again, and they burled
the Union soldier beside his Confederate
brother, nor saw any difference in the
gYuves of "tho widow's Ikwh."
Vino and wild (lower have limit since
hidden war's nil scars on thu hills and iu
the valley, and the cruel bitterness ha
passed or Is passing from tho hearts of
brother who met iu strife.
The south ha a special day for tho deco
ration of It own gallautdead, nud another
day Is devoted to htrewing llowcrs over the
mounds ltvneath which repose the men
who guvo up their lives thut tho country
Hut two women, the ono old and liowed
and the other middle aged and with a
Sweet face framed In silvery hair, keep
frt'Kh (lowers, watered with their tears, on
the grave ot the brothers whose perpetual
requiem the river slugs, nor know might
of dltTereucu in thu sleeper.
Alfiied H. Calhoun.
Another Wreath and Flag Wanted.
Mrs. Mary Callahan, widow of Andrew
Callahan, who died Sept. SO, at tho resi
dence of her sou Robert, 714 Wyoming
street, Philadelphia, aged eighty-six, wai
tho mother of seven son, nil of whom were
iu the war of thu rebellion, and but ono
survives her. Two of her sons were killed
and four wounded in tmttle. The sons
served as follows; John, One Hundred
and Tenth Pennsylvania regiment; Wil
liam, Sixty-eighth Pennsylvania; Ander
son, Twelfth Pennsylvania; Hubert, Twenty-ninth
Pennsylvania; Andrew, One Hun
dred and Klghty-thlrd Pennsylvania;
James, In the Seventy-second New York,
and Stewart in the United State nuvy.
All ure now dead but Hohert, with whom
his mother lived for twenty years.
DECORATION DAY ON THE PLACE.
It's InnrwmiP-Nirt o lonesome-It's n Hiiml'y
dny to me,
It'pi'ius like- iiinre'ii any dny I nearly cr
V 1 1 wild tlm rtnrs ami "tripes above, n-flnt-
terln In llieulr,
On iiv'ryiMililler'H gnuu I'd lovo tolnya Illy
They ny, tLoiiuli, Decoration Dnjs Is glnur
Mont ever) w here,
csH'cliill)' tiy sol
dier !h) s Hint
Hut tlie aiid ninth
rr' 1,1'ler wei.t
- wo mliliru git
In pint ' fuel mii'1 a
iiIIiis Inline i n
Di'cnrutlnii I )u).
They iny thu old
streets Iu col.
A-follerlu the old
war t ii u u s
thc)'ru plu) In
And tit Iens all Jin
In Iu, ami little
All uiurchlii uiiiler shelter of tho old red, whits
With niMwl niMisl rosesl uv'rybody In tho
And crowds o'ltlrls In whltu Jest fairly loaded
Oh, don't the Ikijs know It, from their camp
ncrost thu hill?
Don't they reo their coiii'iirdH coming and tho
old Mug wuiln still?
Oh, cnti'l they hear tho buglu nud tho rattle
of tho drum?
Ain't they no way under heaven they rnn rick-
oiled lis come?
i Ain't llioy no way
rimes, Jest tunny
They know thi.t i
every dny on
' earth's their
We've tried thnt
ino mid nuithir
takes his rest I
In thu orchard In
hi uniform, ami
hands ncrost h's
And the ling builled
for miIIIii and
n-rlpplln In tlie
AImivu Ids grau-niiil over that tho robin In
I lie tries!
And Jet It's lonooiiio Ioiicniiiiu! ItVa.Siuul')-
duy to me.
It 'peaM like- inore'ii any dny I marly ever
Ylt with the stars nud stripes alsive, a-IUit-
terlu In llieulr,
On ov'ry Hildler's gravo I'd lovo to lay a Illy
James Wbltcomb Itlloy Iu InilliinniHilla
To i I'rout Onro Mure.
The Volunteer ha mild It, iinent the
grand encampment for 18!fcJ:
Almost every prominent G. A. K. post In
tho country Is making iirrangementH to nl,
tend thu national encampment to hu held
In Washington next September. No city
In America basso many attractions for the
Union veterans as Washington. It was
thu central point from which all thu or
ders for putting down thu (treat rebellion
issued, mnl many of thu most Impoitaut
battles wero fought within nMiort distance
ot tlm capital. Probably one-half of nil
tho Holdiers euljstcd in thu Union army
either camrvil In tho vicinity or ut some
luiu passed through itH wnlo streets.
On tlio ZM day of May, INtt, thu Army ot
thu Potomac, commanded by General
blende, mid Mio day following the portion j
oi mo western army unit nnii marciieii
from Atlanta tothu sen, commanded by
General Sherman, lint less than loOXMj
all told, passed in review on thu streets
of Washington. Twenty-seven years have
iiustd since then, but still theru am man)
survivors who will mako an effort, yea,
sacrifices, to bo pu-sent at what Is likely
to hu thu greatest gathering of thu soldiers
since tho war.
Tlm Army Mulo on Hand.
An aged dnrky was lending an old and
dilapidated mule down Filbert stieet
dinpcd In Innumcrnblu (lags nnd (lower?.,
anil was ask'sl by thu scrlbu what was thu
cause ot it.
"Well, Ho.1, ills yero mulo am nigh on
ter.VJ yarsok'. lie warouu ob du cannon
mules in do Army ob do Potermnck. Him
hind legs hub done us much justice to de
relis as a musket, and eliery Memorial
Dny I idlers plants a few (lowers nil ober
him. It kinder ebens up things for do
many grain's ho lilted which will hub no
(lowers put on 'em. Whoal Sum Jones!
Whoa! ilur!" and Jerking at the old mule
he weut his way. Selected.
Waiting fur tho tingle.
Wo wait for the buttle, thu night dews are cold,
The limbs of tho soldiers feel Jndcd and old,
Tho Held of our bivouac Is windy and bare,
There Is lead Iu our joints, there Is frost In our
Tho future Is veiled and Its fortunes unknown
As we lie with bushed breath till tho buttle la
At the sound of the bugle ench comrade shall
Like an arrow released from tho strain ot ths
The courage, the Impulse of youth shall come
To banish the chill of the drear bivouac,
And sorrows and loase and earcs fadefewar.
When that life giving Mgual proclaims ths
Though the blvouao of age may put lee In our
And no tllwr of steel In out sinew remain1;
Though tho comrades of yesterday's march
are not here,
And the sunlight seems palo and the branchei
Though the sound of our cheering die ilmvn
to a uiouu,
We shall And our lost youth when the bugle li
blown. -T. W. Iligglnsou.
What II OhkIiI to Leatn.
A young man up on Cass avenue recent
ly bought n cornet with the Intention of
learning to play. Yesterday thu man who
sold It to him met hi little brother.
"By thu way," hu Inquired, "how is
Charlie getting along with hi cornet play
ing?" "Hu ain't glttin 'long nt all," sniffed tho
younger. "He's been blowln away at it
every night, but this morning one of the
neighbors comu over nnd told him In plain
Inngungi) that he'd better 1h Icarnin to
play the harp, fcr he might need It soon,
and I guess Charlie I goln to glvo up
music altogether." Detroit Freu Press.
Wouldn't lie Minted.
Anxious Stranger My good inmi, don't
let that child get so near the edge ot thu
The Other Oh, I got plventy moru zu
I'nw erful C'uiisututlun.
The Itev. A. S. Gumbart told the Massa
chusetts Undertakers' ussociati'iu that hu
thought hu had had u particularly largu
share of funerals to attend during the two
jears of his pastorate In the city, and ho
related some of his experiences with un
dertakers. Among them was one for thu truth of
which ho vouches. He was summoned to
olllclatu at thu obsequies of ono of Ills pa
rishioners, and was passing the establish
ment of thu undertaker who had charge of
tho arrangements, when thu latter saw him
and called him In.
"What do you thlnk.of that casket?" ho
Inquired, with an expression of profes
"It Is very handsome," replied thu min
"Don't you like that fringe?"
"And that lining and pillow. Ain't they
"They nro very handsome."
"And thu handles"
"Could not bo moru liciiutiful."
"You llku the casket then?"
"Well, couldn't you say something nbout
"I low, when and where?" inquired tho
"Why, In tho funeral sermon, you
"I don't think It would bo (It there," re
plied thu minister with u smile.
"Couldn't you say thut iu tlm midst of
their bereavement It must be u satisfaction
to tlm friends to seu the dead resting iu
such u lieautlful casket?"
Thu minister cut i.hurt thu further ap
peals of thu undertaker by u hurried de
parture, but not lieforo a reproachful
glance had convinced him that the latter
regarded him us u very unaccoiumodatiuu;
person indeed. Huston Herald.
She Wo Kinder Tliiiu Her Kl.icl.
Thu landlady of thu boarding hnunu bad
let htm come In to thu kitchen table, and
she had set before lilm n piece of Wcf nud
a pitcher of water. Hu was pretty hungry
nud went for the beef vigorously, but It re
sisted all Ids efforts. After wrestling with
it iu vain hu laid down his knife and fork
and poured out n glass of water, which he
proceeded to sip slowly. Thu lady watched
lilm for several minutes.
"Aren't you hungry?" shu said kindly.
"Yes'm," hu replied meekly.
"Then why don't you eat that beef?"
"You will excuse me, mum," hu said In
u helpless tone, "but really I am too weak
to do any hard work, and I thought mebbu
I might get enough nourishment and
strength out of this water to tucklu thu
beef when I got rested."
Some landladies would huvu whacked
him with a broom handle, but this one
didn't; shugavu him a plato of cold hash
and aspoon. Detroit Free Press.
A I'lea for fleneroilty.
An old servant stepped in and laid on
tho counter a prescription for a mixture
containing two decigrammes of morphia.
The chemist weighed tho dangerous med
icament with the utmost care.
"What a shame!" then said tho old
woman, nudging his elbow. "Don't be so
near; it Is for an orphan girl!" Steele.
Couldn't Afford to Lose Her.
Cobble I see by thu paper that Danger
jumped overboard in the English channel
and saved his wife. Why, the fellow's a
Stone I don't know about that. She
had on a new sealskin sacque. Cloak He
view. A Poor Man.
Newwlfo Tomorrow Is your birthday
darling, and I'm going to stop nt thu jew
eler's and buy you a present.
Her Hubby Get something cheap, pet:
haven't paid him for my Christmas pres
tut yet. Jewelers' Weekly.
"My wife wants a piano, but I think I
lliall get tier mi organ,"
"Cheaper, I suppose?"
"No, that isn't it. You see she can't
lilav very well, and an oruan has stoos."
Glens Fall t Hepubllcun.
"You wnnt n job in my store, hey? Hnve
rou any recommendations from your last
imployer, my lxy?"
"Niithln Iu wrltln. Uuthesnld ho was
very glad to purt with me." Chicago
Tho emperor of China has ten men to do
jothlng but curry his umbrella. Which
ihows thut the emperor of China has uu
Inexcusably suspicion' nature. Washing
"Remember, brudder, dut do ruin falls
Dn liofe do just an de unjust."
"Hiihl Not when du unjust kin tiorrow
tn umbrella, deacon." Uluck and White.
fl-v VMwr ?vj Tfy
O Hprltif-tluio sweet I )nur loveliest bud awl
Hhnll o'er our sleeping heroes shed perfume:
A iiAthm'-i grateful iicurt mid warm affection
Hhnll twliio the wrcnth to deck hor patriots'
And they shall come those gallant soldier
To these denr inmitiils, with slow and mens,
And see ngnln thu tent, the blvounc, tho hat I If.
Which tlioy luul slmriil with their beloved
With loving hnnds they'll plnco nrTcctlon's
L'lHm those honored tads, whero Ood's sweet
Ilvsts, and rrmnlns, till the Inst trump or
Hhnll to thu sleeping soldier glvo rclenso.
And they nlinll come, tho widow anil the ot
plum, In faith nnd hope to plnut "forgeluicnot."
Proud of their martyr for bis (lod and conn-
hllo tears of lou bedew tho hallowed spot.
Sleep on, yo glory crowned! Your loving debt
ors Knjoy thoso blessings which your blood hnth
Freedom and pence, thu nntiou's preservation.
Is held most sacred by each sire and sou.
Memorial I)n) I O ta thou over honored,
When all with grateful lovo shall tribute,
To our ilend hemes, now their work Is ended!
O urateful nation, keep Memorial Dny!
Mrs. William Kuwcett Iu Cldcngo Advance.
A I'et In Cum p.
Here is u good Illustration of thu fact
that the lioys didn't put off their kind
ly human nature when they put on Uncle
Sam's warlike blue:
One evening toward tho closu of thu war.
whllo Union soldiers lay In camp on a hill
sldu near thu Staunton river, Virginia, the
cry of "Haiti who goes there?" from a ii-n
Unci startled every lounger to his feet, anil
several of thu moru curious ran to the
guard lino to find out what thu trouble
was. A minute later all knew that tlie
night visitor who had been challenged was
no enemy. A llttlo girl nbout ten yearn i f
age, holding u white kitten 111 her arum,
camu forward Into thu light of thu llres.
conducted by two soldiers wiio bad told the
guuid to pass her In, and who looked ns
proud us If they were escorting u queen.
The wholu regiment gathered including
the colonel himself to look at thu cbil 1
and hear her tell her story. A very shoii
story It was, scarcely a paragraph, but
there was matter enough in it for u full
chapter. Shu lived near by with her father,
who was sick and poor, iiiul they weru
"WANTED TO CIIVK 80METIIIJJ0."
northerners, she said, and "Union folks."
Her mother was dead and tier brother had
been killed whllo lighting In the Federal
iirmy. She "wanted to give something,"
nnd when tho Union soldiers came she
thought she would bring her pet kitten
nnd present It to the colonel.
The colonel took the little girl in his
nrms and kissed her, nnd the kitten too,
nnd said he was not a bit ashamed of his
weakness. He nccepted the kitteii with
thanks, nnd its innocent donor was gal
lantly waited on to her humble home,
loaded with generous contributions.
The white kitten was adopted by tho
regiment, but considered the property nnd
special pet of the colonel, and when the
war was over ho took it home with him.
Like the white lamb that staid and fed
with tho victors lifter thu buttle of Antte
tarn, thut little creature, during Its short
but stirring army life, was a daily Inspira
tion to tatter feelings nnd thoughts in tho
pre-sencu of nil that Is worst n living flng
of trucu gleaming among the thunder
clouds of human passion and strife. Har
per's Young People.
After Hie llattle.
Another time when the old songs used to
huvu a peculiarly touching effect was at
night after a finished battle. As twilight
died out and darkness camu on, some ono
ot our boys would begin to slug ono ot thu
Union songs. His mates would second
him, and soon from away off across the
line ot camp fires and pickets, whero we
knew thu enemy were, wu would hnvu
"Dixey" or some other Confederate song
wafted back to us on thu breeze. Song af
ter song would be sent over the air Iu this
manner from one contending camp to the
other, but presently it would ta all broken
up by some soldier sttiklng up "Home,
Sweet Home." Doth sides used to Join Iu
that In unison, as every mother's son re
membered his good old home.
Young (lid Vets.
T.he average ugu of veteran Is SlJyjeara,
but thut Isn't old when veterans of ninety
ure not uncommon, Theru Is General
Georgo Greene, a hero of Gettysburg, who
commanded a brigade on that field at the
age of sixty-one.
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