เวบ พนนufa "I have, captain," replied Christy, bowing respectfully. "I did not, captain," replied Christy quietly, though he was amused rather than disquieted by the earnestness of the commander. His son Cornelius followed the lead of his father, and was faithful to the teachings given him in his southern home. He had enlisted as a soldier; but when it was found that he could be more serviceable 72 to the Confederacy in certain irregular enterprizes, he was detached for this service. He had been engaged in an attempt to capture the Bellevite in connection with older and more skilful persons. The plan had failed, Corny had been severely wounded, and while on parole had lived at Bonnydale. From there he had been sent to a military prison, and had been exchanged. From that time, Christy knew nothing about him until he met him on board of the Vernon. "Is the Bronx in condition for immediate service, Captain Passford?" asked the flag-officer.