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Page) And again on 10th:
At about 10 o'clock A.M. the fog
began to lift, and then we realized the actual presence of the expedition, for
soon transports, gun-boats, and all sorts of craft began to enter the Roads, and
come to anchor under the walls of the fortress. The transport steamers were
black with troops, who cheered vociferously, and were answered by every body on
all sides, while the bands played the " Star-Spangled Banner." Up to 4 o'clock
P.M. the Eastern City, with
General Burnside, had not arrived. General
Foster came on the New Brunswick, and lost no time in paying his respects to
General Wool. He speaks in the highest terms of his Brigade, and does not doubt
that his troops will follow him any where.
GIVING THE MITTEN.
SHE gave him the mitten, the
And that they alleged was the
Why Ray Allis went as a private
To fight for suppression of
Whether gossip spoke idly or
wisely, 'twas true
That his glances grew calmer and
And smiles never more to his lips
Since the day he enlisted a
And June Dashaway—what said she
She smiled, but she trembled all
And tore the pale roses to
When they spoke of her wandering
Listened, pressing her bodice
tight over her heart,
When the wire thrilled the grim
Of Lexington lost, of its heroes
Meeting death on the red field of
Then winter came on, and pitying
Told of soldiers wan, weary,
And June stole away to her
To ask—"Couldn't I knit a
Ray Allis is coming on sick
How quickly the bright needles
"I'll soon have them done, and
one man the less
On guard shall not tremble and
"But Ray must not know this
heart, turning traitor, Takes back all those hasty words spoken:
I said I would never be his if he
I must keep the rash promise
"I'll take them to him, just to
see if they fit,
Or, if needs be, some stitches to
And if he is better and happy at
I know that my speech will not
But if he should be very sorry,
Or look very weary and lonely—
Stay, am I quite sure I can meet
Courage, June, for a brief moment
"Friend Ray, will you try them? I
knit them for you."
A smile lit his face sad and
While holding his hand lightly
over her own,
The kneeling form trembled all
"This fits very well, the other
To make them both right I'll
He threw back his cloak—" June
One mitten henceforth and
And now couldn't I such a sweet
How the girl, with her eyes
Crept closer beside the arm
lonely for aye,
Around it her slight fingers
And murmured some words in a
womanish way, Something all about soldiers and glory;
And then, that the mitten might
not want a hand, She gave him her own. That's the story.
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