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Text for Page 088 [03-03-1863]

              carriage, before Ellis� house, just be-
fore dinner, but though invited, would
not come it.)    Very soon Young, who
needed little entreating, sat down at
the piano and played �Stonewall
Jackson�s Grand Mark,� dedicated to
that hero � a really brilliant piece 
of music, received with approbation
by the men and downright glee by
La belle Harris.  �That�s the Yankees
rummy!� she said to me, with an
exultant laugh, towards the finale.
More music and singing followed.  In
the meantime, most of the young ladies
were driven by the heat into the other
room � the front parlor, the big folding
doors being open.     With them went
Reid, who was evidently tipsy and
intent on paying his court to Miss
Louisiana, which he did after a stu-
pid conventional fashion.  Mrs Har-
ris had told me he had solicited 
her to get him a Southern wife �               
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