Oh! it must be a sight of superb grandure to survey from the hight to which the baloonist ascends the various and numerious encampments, or if you will, moveable villages occupied by the bone and sinew of the “Grand Army” alive with an hundred thousand brave and Patriotic yeomanry whose homes are away towards the rising and setting sun east and west from washington. Washington our dear old Capital is to the U.S. of America like the Sun to the Solar System.

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