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now to say that the relief was inexpressible. It was
so horrible to feel that our precious boy might be
dead or horribly wounded. We found that Ronnie
had written a note to relieve our fears. We
collected a quantity of provisions and carried them
up to the jail, hoping we might be allowed to
see them, but they said no one could go in,
but they would take in anything we would bring,
Mary and Mr Barwell went to the Provost, to try
to get permission, and he said visitors would be
allowed to go in, two at a time from 12 o'clock,
The prisoners were to be carried off at 2 o'clock
We found that the Union was taken for a hospital,
and wnet down to inquire if anyone was there
who we knew, and if we could do anything, No
one had been brought in who we knew, except
Mr. [Noonser], a young Marylander, who had been
boarding there all the winter. His leg is dreadfully
shattered, and it is scarcely possible he can live.
At 12 we went to the jail, carrying clothes for the
boys, They allowed them to come into the passage
to see us, Bob and all of them were bright and
cheerful, and insisted that we should not be
uneasy, That they were very well treated and
would do well. They said that they were in the
rear, and were overtaken and picked up by the