Rev. Frederick A. Ross had just been examined on a charge of treason, and convicted upon his own showing. Under change of a guard he was about to leave the General's tent. Putting on a particularly sanctimonious expression of countenance, be took up his hat, turned to the General, and said; " Well, General, we must each do an we think best, and I hope we will both meet in heaven." The General replied; " Your getting to heaven, sir, will depend altogether upon your future conduct; before we can reasonably hope to meet m that region, you and I must become better men." The effect of this brief rejoinder was irresistible.
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