May 289.I STAID to-night a long time by the bedside of a new patient, a young Baltimorean, aged about 19 years, W. S. P., (2d Maryland, southern,) very feeble, right leg amputated, cant sleep hardly at allhas taken a great deal of morphine, which, as usual, is costing more than it comes to. Evidently very intelligent and well bredvery affectionateheld on to my hand, and put it by his face, not willing to let me leave. As I was lingering, soothing him in his pain, he says to me suddenly, I hardly think you know who I amI dont wish to impose upon youI am a rebel soldier. I said I did not know that, but it made no difference. Visiting him daily for about two weeks after that, while he lived, (death had markd him, and he was quite alone,) I loved him much, always kissd him, and he did me. In an adjoining ward I found his brother, an officer of rank, a Union soldier, a brave and religious man, (Col. Clifton K. Prentiss, sixth Maryland infantry, Sixth corps, wounded in one of the engagements at Petersburgh, April 2lingerd, sufferd much, died in Brooklyn, Aug. 20, 65.) It was in the same battle both were hit. One was a strong Unionist, the other Secesh; both fought on their respective sides, both badly wounded, and both brought together here after a separation of four years. Each died for his cause.