October 23, 1862
ONCE SURROUNDED—An army correspondent tells the following incident removing two
____ game cock, he said “Ladies this is the first time I was ever surrounded,”)
and cut every button off his coat, and, they say, commenced on his pants, and
at one time it was feared he would be in the uniform of a Georgia Colonel—minus
all except a shirt collar and spurs. For
once he was badly scared.
[Transcribed by Sharon Strout]