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Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive

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Author: Alf Burnett
Published: 1863
Language: English
Wordcount: 78,661 / 236 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.9
LoC Category: U
Downloads: 546
Added to site: 2007.12.05
mnybks.net#: 19264
Genre: War
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Here I ventured to inquire of him as to whom he was addressing his conversation?

"Why, my frens," replied he. "Isn't that Ned Shoemaker?" pointing to a barrel, upon the top of which was my hat; "and are not those my companions," pointing to a pile of cheese-boxes, herring-kegs, etc., that were strewn around.

He was much astonished when I assured him his friends had departed an hour since, at least.

DIDN'T KNOW OF THE REBELLION.

Going out with a party of scouts, one day, in Virginia, we espied, away up a little ravine, a log-house, completely isolated. Anticipating a good, substantial meal, we rode up to the domicile, where an old woman, with a face with all the intelligence of a pig beaming from it, came to the door, looking the very picture of consternation. We dismounted, and asked for something to eat.

"What! wittles?" exclaimed the horrible-looking creature. "Whar did you come from? And wh

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