Thursday, November 23, 2006

09Jan1862, Peace with the Yankees

HAGLEY, Thursday, January 9th, 1862.
—At length the precious Yankees give up the Commissioners and it is Peace. But they have given themselves a name for ever, I shd think, for insolence, bragging, and absurdity. For the bluster ending in backing out is just contemptible, tho' certainly better than fighting.

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