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Text for Page 059 [06-13-1862]

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                 Fellow � passengers
selves in the following persons: a sensible
elderly watchmaker, born in Maine, but who
had lived in Atlanta, Georgia for many years,
and only quitted it when secession grew shrill
and exacting, leaving his property behind him,
or selling it for any price, and escaping to
the north with some difficulty, having been arrest-
ed and kept in confinement for one day at
Nashville, Tennessee.  He had with him his son,
a good-humored, fairbearded young fellow, South-
ern in manner.  They both professed Union prin-
ciples and were bound for Beaufort, South Caro-
lina, intending to recommence business there, ho-
ping for custom from the soldiers, and preferring
to live in the South.  Their name was Hall.
   A Sergeant Teaugue, of the 1st Mass. cavalry,
returning from furlough.  A young Lieutenant
Babcock in a similar condition, who had been
wrecked off Cape Hatteras, and, I
believe, once before, wherefore the passengers
rallied him, and called him �Jonah.�  Two
women, one the comely wife of a hospital-steward,
going out to join her husband at Beaufort.
A young down-easter named Galbraith, who
had been employed by Singer, one of the paten-
tees of the sewing-machine, and talked about
him.  Capt. Brand, an old sailor, who con-               
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