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Published Monthly in the Interest of Confederate Veterans and Kindred Topics

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NASHVILLE, TENN., JULY, 1895.

No. 6. {S. A. CUNNINGHAM,

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GEN. HENRY (LIGHT HORSE HARRY LEE. he used the phrase: "First in war, first in peace,

and first in the hearts of his fellow-citizens"--not Away back in 1771, George Washington wrote: "countrymen" as has been substituted. “I know of no county that can produce a family, all When the war of 1812 came upon our country, distinguished as clever men, as our Lees.” These famous “Light Horse Harry”Lee—a title indelible as brothers were: Philip Ludwell, Richard Henrs Stonewall to Jackson—was made a Major-General of Thomas, Francis Lightfoot, Henry, and Arthur. the United States Army, but received injuries in re

Richard Henry was a well known historian, and he sisting an angry mob, in Philadelphia, which prewas author of the resolution that “These colo- vented his taking command of the army, but caused nies are, and of right ought to be, free and inde- him to go to the West Indies, and was ultimately pendent states." He and his brother, Francis the cause of his death. Lightfoot, were signers of the Declaration of Inde- His last letters to his son, Charles Carter Lee, pendence. He would probably have been were literary models, and were designed especially corded in history as the author of the Declaration to impress education, religion, and morality upon of Independence in place of Jefferson, but for his his children. He wrote: Robert was always good, wife's illness, which caused his absence from coun- and will be confirmed in his happy turn of mind by cil at that particular time.

his ever watchful mother.” Robert was the youngest. When a student at Princeton, Henry Lee was re- After five years absence--having given up hope of ported as a "diligent student, a genius, and strict recovery-- he took passage in a New England in his morality.” This was by Dr. Wm. Shippen.

schooner, bound from Nassau for Providence and He was about to embark for England when the Boston. Upon nearing the coast of the United American Revolution began, and he substituted

States he became so much worse that he requested the sword for the law book." He was distinguished the Captain to direct his course to Cumberland Isfor keeping close to the enemy. In his "Light land, where his friend, Nathaniel Greene, had left an Horse" command, Peter Johnston, who joined the estate, and where his married daughter, Mrs. Shaw, legion at sixteen, led the "forlorn hope" at Fort

resided—Dungeness, the most beautiful and atWatson, and was publicly thanked. Johnston af- tractive residence on the Georgia coast." His surterward became Judge Johnston. The interest in roundings there were as pleasant as nature and art this reminiscense becomes intensified in the fact, could furnish, but his sufferings became intense, that these distinguished soldiers were the fathers of

and he survived but two months. Robert Edward Lee and Joseph Eggleston Johnston,

The foregoing interesting and reliable data has and that they were class-mates at West Point. been culled from Fitzhugh Lee's Life of the son, On February 18, 1780, Gen. Nathaniel Greene

Gen. R. E. Lee. The picture on front page is copied wrote to the President of Congress that he was

from one kindly sent by Gen. G. W. C. Lee, Presimore indebted to Light Horse Harry Lee than to

dent of the Washington-Lee University, having been

specially requested this month for the VETERAN. any other for advantages gained over the enemy.

While Gen. Henry Lee was governor of Virginia, Capt. B. L. Ridley tells a significant story of 1792 to 1795, a remote section of the “Old Domin- Samuel Davis' determination in their school-boy ion," lying between Kentucky and Tennessee, about days. They were students at old Jefferson, TenCumberland, Ga., was formed into LEE county. nessee, under Freeman, who afterwards commanded

"Light Horse Harry" Lee was distinguished as a a battery under Forrest, and was killed in battle; “dashing dragoon" in the war of the colonies and Rufus McLean, now of Lebanon, Tennessee. against Great Britain. His boldness and chivalry Freeman had a very serious case in hand, but could were frequently commended by Washington, and not get at the perpetrator, and he undertook to inhe was erer zealous in his devotion to Washington. duce young Davis to tell who did it, but as the mat

He was a member of Congress when Washington ter was pressed in an exasperation, he broke into a died, and in his address, delivered by appointment, cry, and said: “You can kill me, but I won't tell!"

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FELLOW SCOUT OF SAMUEL DAVIS. press it on Gen. Bragg, that Rosencrans had said he

was at the mercy of the Rebel Army. R. B. Anderson, of Denton, Texas, writes about

We made the distance, about 120 miles, in thirtythe Samuel Davis tributein June VETERAN, and much

six hours on the same horses. Gen. Bragg ordered

Shaw and the scouts to move up to the army, which of the operation of scouts in the service. Comrade

was a mistake, as we were ordered back at once on Anderson is Adjutant of Sul Ross Camp, No. 129, arriving at Missionary Ridge, and on returning to U. C. V. Extracts from his letter are here given:

our old headquarters, near Campbellsville, the men

were sent out in all directions. Roberts and I were I was a member of Bragg's scouts at the time,

the first to return, and were sent imniediately with and knew Sam Davis well and loved him as a broth

our information to the end of the courier line at er. I do not remember Mr. Brown. Carter and Munk Jobe were shot at Franklin after being cap

Decatur, Ala., as we had not been able to keep it tured. Another (his name escapes me now)

going on the other side of the river.

Sam Davis came in two days after we left with most killed at Elkton. Ben Douglas was killed near Nashville, and many others went out whose fates

important information and dispatches, and as there

was no one at headquarters to carry them on, he we never knew.

started with them himself. He had been up four At the time of Davis' capture, I remember the fol- days and nights, and his bay mare, which was one of lowing of our scouts: Capt. Henry Shaw, Aleck the best I ever saw, was all broken down, but he still Gregg, Will Hughes, Sam Davis, Sam Roberts, Newt

had confidence in the speed and endurance of his Vaughn, Billie Moore, and Bob (wen.

faithful steerd, and started out by the way of BainWhen Gen Bragg was at Murfreesboro, there was bridge, as the whole country was full of Federals an agreement formed between him and the command- between him and Decatur. der of the Federal forces, by which each one could As to Davis' capture, I will say that he was capsend scouts into the other's lines, dressed in tured under the bluff at the ferry at Bainbridge. their own uniform and armed, who, in case of When he saw there was no chance for him to escape capture, were to be treated as regular prison- he took out a package of papers and threw them ers of war. This was made known to me when away out in the river, and a Federal soldier folI was detailed to report to Capt. Shaw in May,

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lowed them down until they came near enough the 1863, as one of his scouts. I

member shore for him to get them. (This we got from the of Company E, First Tennessee Cavalry. Our ferryman. Davis was taken back to Pulaski, service became so efficient that we frequently fur- and at Lawrencebury the command that captured nished our army with northern papers before the him divided, part of them going through the hills Federals got them. These things so angered the at Campbellsville, and at the house of one Mr. commander of the Federal forces that he offered a Schuler they captured an old seedy, awkward lookreward for our capture. We frequently had com- ing man in citizen's clothes, who went by the name munications in writing, with no name signed, of Dr. Shaw. He claimed to be an ex-surgeon in which evidently came from some one high in au- the Rebel Army, and they took him to Pulaski and thority in the Federal Army. None of the scouts placed him in the same prison with Sam Davis. knew the author of these dispatches, with the ex- They had there the man whom the Federal authoriception of Capt. Shaw, and probably Sam Davis. ties were using every effort in the world to capture, I know I did not, and I had the word of others that and still they were ignorant of their great prize. they didn't know who it was.

After Davis' death, and Shaw's capture, Aleck We had places, some near Nashville, some near

Gregg was placed in command of the scouts.

We Franklin and Columbia, where would be secreted operated on the same line and in the same way unthese dispatches in certain hollow trees, under til in April, 1867, when Johnston fell back from rocks, etc. Our friends, of course, furnished us all Dalton, and we went back to our commands. I conthe information they could, and northern papers, too.

tinued scouting for the army until the close of the Capt. Shaw invariably took the written communi- war. cations, revised them, and signed them with the On the 9th of April, 1865, I was passing Gen. name of Coleman. Our main headquarters was in Wheeler's headquarters on my way to the Federal the hills near Campbellsville, Giles county, all the rear, when an old haggard, emaciated man called first part of the winter, and a courier line ran from me by name. I recognized him after a time as Capus to headquarters at Chattanooga, which was re- tain Shaw. He had been exchanged only a short quired to make fast time.

time, and was hunting some of his scouts. I could Just after the battle of Chickamauga, Sam Davis not help shedding tears, when he told me how Sam and Will Hughes came in from near Nashville on Davis died to save his life, and how he had pieaded Monday morning with important dispatches, stating with him to tell who he was, and save his own life, the demoralized condition of the Federal Army.

but Davis would not hear to it, and said that if he Sam Roberts and I were at headquarters, having were to tell, Gen. Dodge would then murder both. come in during the early part of the night; and the Capt. Shaw was killed in a steamboat explosion courier line having been interrupted between us and

soon after the war. Decatur, we started within a half hour after Davis Let us draw a veil over these heart-rending scenes, and Hughes arrived, or as soon as Captain Shaw hoping that in the final day God vill render justice could arrange the dispatches. We were ordered to to all. But let us ever do reverence to the brave, of make all possible speed to the army, and told to im- which there was none more worthy than Sam Davis.

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In a letter to Mrs. John A. Jackson, of Pulaski,

CAPT. J. P. BUREM, THIRTY-FIRST TEXN. Tenn., June 18, '95, Gen. G. M. Dodge writes:

“Davis was dressed in a semi-Confeder- One of the most interesting events that occurred ate uniform, the coat of which was similar to that during the great seige of Vicksburg, was the quick of our Infantry. He was a man of fine appearance courtship and marriage of Captain James P. Burem and good address, and I never understood until and Miss Nettie Greene. some time after why he was so determined not to give

Capt. Burem was a naup any of the names of those who furnished him

tive of Hawkins county, with the documents that he had.

Tenn., born April 18, Part of them were in his saddle and part were up

1839. He enlisted as a prion him. He also had with him some articles for

vate in Company G, Gen. Bragg. It appears that at the time I also cap

Thirty-first Tennessee tured Col. Shaw, who was Bragg's chief scout, and

Regiment, but rapidly also Joshua Brown, who was another scout; but up

rose to the rank of Capon Shaw and Brown was found no evidence that they

tain. His command was were spies. They claimed to be Confederate sol

in Vicksburg, and on an diers on furlough, and I sent them one to Johnson

early morning in March, Island, and the other to Rock Island. It also ap

while returning to camp pears that most of the articles and inforination that

from picket duty, with Davis had, had been given him by Chief Shaw.

another officer he called It was a great relief, as I afterward

at a house on the way, learned, to Shaw, and while I supposed he was try

where a young lady was playing "Annie Laurie." ing to save some citizen or Captain Coleman, he was He fell in love with the beautiful player at sight, actually trying to save Bragg's chief of scouts who

and they were married on April 15th. The wedwas then in my custody. If I had known that ding was a sensation, and in response to a serenade fact of course things would have been different.

he made a thrilling speech. However, Davis left me no alternative."

After ihe capitulation of Vicksburg, Capt. Burem

called upon Gen. Grant, who graciously gare him There is much more written in connection with

permission to take a carriage and servant with his the Coleman" scouts than can be used in this VET

bride through the lines. They visited his hoine in ERAN. The model character of Samuel Davis has Hawkins county, where he remained but a short time. kindled anew the courage and firmness of the Con

After being exchanged, he reorganized his comfederate soldier element, and it points afresh to

pany, and was soon at the front. Near Piedmont, principles that are more than life. Gen. R. B.

Va., on the ill-fated Sunday of June 5, 1864, he was

killed while resisting an assault by the enemy. Snowden, of Memphis, refers to Gregg, mentioned Capt. Burem's body was never recovered; but his in the report to Col. McKinstry, just after statiny father erected a handsome monument to his memthat Davis had returned to their headquarters, and

ory in the family burying ground in his native county. states that he was Adjutant of his regiment, the

B. L. RIDLEY'S JOURNAL-Continued. Twenty-fifth Tennessee:

He was a Scotchman by birth, but lived in Nashville when the war commenced, and enlisted with

(COMING HOME FROM GREENSBORO, N. C.) Company B, Rock City Guards. His name was

April 28, 1865. After the famous battle order Alex. Gregg, a relation of old Gregg, the baker and

No. 18, Lieut. R. C. Stewart and I concluded to get confectioner. He was the most remarkable scout I

aliead of the disbanded army in the way home, so ever knew, and was constantly doing something we could find forage for man and beast. We left startling If Capt. Blackmore does not do him

camp last night with three headquarter wagons justice in his article on Bushrod Johnson's Brigade,

(Stewart's, Lauderdale's and Sevier's) and one I will some time give you a short sketch ot this re

ainbulance. Rode all night and are now in camp, markable man. He was with Davis, Joplin, Mc

seren miles from Lexington, on the Danville road. Reeves, Roberts, Brown, and others around Nash

April 29. - Remained here to-day. A great many ville.

people visited us to exchange forage for spun

thread: that is our currency now. Sent messenger T. M. Hargis, Carthage, Mo., writes: My un- to Gen. Stewart, who waited to see men paroled, cle, Samuel Adams, belonged to the Texas Ran- and to bring our paroles. gers under Hood, having enlisted at Waco, Texas. April 30.-- Made a Sabbath day's journey across When last heard from, he was in the hospital at the Yadkin, finding forage scarce. Left a letter Richmond, Va., badly wounded. He wrote of a for Gen. Stewart, and drove ten miies further beJohn Dillon as his comrade. We would appreciate fore learning that the ferryboat at Brown's Ferry any information about him.

had been removed. Went into camp about five

miles from river, and sen tout Capt. Hughes and two l'nder date of June 20, Comrade W. M. McCon- others to examine and report a safe place of crossnell, Adjutant of R. E. Lee Camp, Fort Worth, ing; also sent courier back to Gen. Stewart. When Texas, writes that at the last meeting the VETERAN we cross the Yadkin will await orders for fear of was unanimously adopted as the official organ.

falling in with the Philistines," who might give

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us trouble, without proper papers.

Omitted to striving to go the nearest way to Lincolnton, we mention that my father (Chancellor Bromfield Rid- changed our route three or four miles. Have trarley, of Tennessee) joined our company yesterday at eled twenty-six or seven miles to-day, and pitched Lexington, and will be of our party to Georgia and tents twelve miles from Beattie's Ford, on the Cato Tennessee. Camp to-night in Davidson county. tawba River. At this ford live the families of the

May 1.--This beautiful day augurs pleasant late Judge Burton and Alfred Burton, first cousins weather for our long journey homeward. The fact of my paternal grandfather. of our surrender will occupy a noticeable place in May 6.-Crossed the beautiful Catawba at Beathistory, that the “Military Convention,"as it is called tie's Ford, one-fourth mile wide. It is full of hisin Gen. Johnston's order, took place near Greens- toric interest connected with Revolutionary times. boro, N, C., in the county of Guilford, within five Our partv called to see, and was warmly received miles of the battle of Guilford, celebrated in the by Robt. A. Burton and a number of ladies. Overhistory of the old Revolution as one of the blood- took our wagons seven miles from Lincolnton in iest of that war. It was fought by Generals Greene camp, having traveled twenty-two miles. and Cornwallis, with success to the American arms. May 7.-Started at seven; came to Lincolnton; Aiken, our courier, just returned 5 p. m., reports called to see Mrs. Fannie Hoke, daughter of Judge that the army is being paroled rapidly, but friends Robt. Burton, and the mother of Maj.-Gen. Hoke, will not overtake us before to-morrow or next day. the hero of the battle of Plymouth. She treated us

May 2.- Forage scarce; strike tents; cross the royally; remembered to have met my father when Yadkin at Haiston's Ferry and wait for our friends; he was only fifteen. Having lost our coffee pot in in the meantime have the mules shod and mend the camp, she generously provided another. Overtook ambulance. Are now on the Knoxville road, near our wagons at Mr. McGill's, eighteen miles from LinPeter Haiston's elegant residence, and, upon invi- 'colnton. Our cook, Jim, made us an excellent pot tation, partake of the hospitality of his home. The of coffee in our "Hoke coffee pot." Near camp we lady of the house was Miss Fanny Caldwell, daugh- found Col: James E. Bailey, of Clarksville, Tenn., ter of Judge Caldwell, of Salisbury, and a grand- Hardee's Command, who was likewise en route to daughter of the celebrated Bailey Henderson, of Tennessee. North Carolina. Her husband is a man of wealth,

May 8.-Left our camp this morning at seren, and lives in magnificent style. It is a home for and in a few hours were in the state of South Carosouthern soldiers. This Mr. Haiston is the

lina, Spartanburg district. We passed in view of wealthiest man in North Carolina. He was the

King's Mountain. N. C., near to which the celeowner of seven hundred and fifty negroes, and brated battle was fought, Oct. 7, 1770, by Gen. Camptwenty-five thousand acres of land in North Citro

bell on the American side, and Gen. Ferguson comlina and Virginia. Stragglers made an effort to manding the British forces. My recollection is that get our mules last night, but failed, after a few the Americans had a force of 1500, and the British shots from our Irish guards, who are sleeping on

800 men only, but they were stationed on the conethis campaign with one eye open.

shaped mountain almost impregnable; yet, after a May 3.-Maj. Lauderdale has arrived with tid

hard fought battle, victory perched on the Ameriings from our General, and our paroles. The troops

can arms. Col. T. F. Sevier, our Inspector-General, of different states are to be placed under a general is of the same ancestral line as our first governor of of their states, and transportarion so divided that Tennessee, Col. John Sevier, who attained great soldiers can get home. Enough arins were given prominence in that battle. [In the Tennessee Hisfor guard duty while en route. Gen. J. B. Palmer

torical Society there is a gold mounted sword given takes charge of Tennesseans, and Gen. Stewart to Col. John Sevier for his achievements at King's hopes to overtake us, whenever everything touch- Mountain.] We have crossed Broad River at Chering his corps is completed.

okee Iron Works, owned partly by Col. Campbell, May 4.-Now for our journey of over two hun- of Chester, S. C. Have gone into camp, having dred miles. To-day we traveled only fourteen miles, traveled twenty-two miles on the roughest road yet crossing the south fork of the beautiful Yadkin. encountered. Near King's Mountain, I saw a Camp on another plantation of Peter W. Haiston's, woman who was my ideal of a veritable mountain twelve miles northwest of Salisbury: Have fared maid. She emerged from a little cabin after a well; struck forage, eggs, coffee, onions and fish; bucket of water, barefooted, bareheaded, and erifound a little oasis in the arid desert. While our dently with but a single garment on. She had the hearts are heavy over the recent surrender, we pearliest teeth, "eyes like twin forget-me-nots beglad that we are going home.

neath the moonbeam's glint,” lips like the cherry, Oh, that word Peace! Peace is the sweetest word complexion as fair as the lily, feet as beautifully I ever heard, except that other word Home!— "sweet, moulded as nature or art e'er made, hair as glistensweet home.” Our march hence is through to Lincoln- ing as black polished ebony, a nose as beautifully ton, forty-five miles. Start to travel now at the rate of carved as that of any fabled nymph. Gosh! she twenty-five miles a day. Capt. John Oliver, who was a beauty. I approached, and with her lily dammed Mill Creek under Gen. Stewart's supervis- white hand she dipped the bucket in the spring, ion, near Rocky Face Ridge, in January, 1864, and

and gave me a drink. Zounds!she was the top blossom changed Sherman's course, came up with me yes

of the mountain, and prettier than any flower in the terday, and gave me an elegant Colt's pistol.

valley. May 5.-Stoneman, in his last raid through this We are getting restless about our stock-noorpart of North Carolina, burnt the bridges, so while ganization-straggling soldiers threatening to take

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them—they swarm everywhere, some travel fifty brought General Lovell, then commanding that miles a day, going to see father and mother, and army, around to our regiment and presented us to wife and children and loved ones, and oh, the young him as the troops that drove the massed forces of bloods going to see “The Girl I left Behind Me. Yankee infantry from their entrenchments and That old song comes impressively before me now. captured their battery. Gen. Lovell remarked: Have sung "Just Before the Battle, Mother," “Well, boys, you did that handsomely." I have "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp the Boys Are Marching," thought that Ġeneral Rust did not observe, in the Joe Bowers," "Lorena," Maryland," "Dixie,' rush of the battle, that the Ninth Arkansas and Thirand “When This Cruel War Is Over.” But light ty-fifth Alabama touched each other before we up the campfire, boys, tune up the fiddle and the reached the battery. The Yankees gave up the bow, bring in the old tambourine, and listen, oh! “Lady Richardson" very reluctantly, and W. G. listen! to the tune of "The Girl I left Behind Me." Whitefield, a private in Company D, Thirty-fifth As the spirit-stiring strains fall on old Jim's (our Alabama, gave chase to the last one that left it, cook) ears, he begins to pat, and the soul-inspiring nearly catching him at the start, but the Yankee sound attracts servant Hannibal, who begins to was too fleet for him. This incident was the occadance, and the welkin fairly rings, when we come to sion of Whitefield being made first sergeant of his that verse:

company at my suggestion. He is now a prosper"If ever I get through this war,

ous tobacco leaf merchant at Paducah, Ky.
And Lincoln's chains don't bind me,

I have written this mainly to correct a mistake of
I'll make iny way to Tennessee-
To the girl I left behind me."

an honored comrade in the June CONFEDERATE VET-
ERAN, in regard to the capture of the "Lady Rich-

ardson” at the Corinth fight. I was acting as Capt. R. D. Smith, Columbia, Tenn., July 15, 1895: Lieutenant of Company D, of my regiment at the

In the June number of the Veteran you publish time, but it was before my commission had reached me. a part of Lieut. B. L. Ridley's Journal, giving an account of the surrender, in which he gives the

W. G. Whitefield, First Sergeant, Company D, famous "General Order Number Eighteen," which Thirty-fifth Alabama Regiment Paducah, Ky.: he states is the last I shall ever receive from Gen. I have seen several articles about the twentyJos. E. Johnston, and the last of the organized army pound Parrott gun, "Lady Richardson," but have of the Confederacy."

never seen any account of who captured it. The In this connection let me offer you for publication Thirty-fifth Alabama and Ninth Arkansas captured the last order that I received, which should accom- it October 3, 1862, at Corinth, Miss. One of her pany the famous “General Order" referred to above, shots struck a large tree, just a few feet from my as it will be of interest to the future historian. head, and tore it to pieces. One of my company,

"Headquarters Stewart's Corps, A. T., Ordnance who was deaf, W. C. Collins, turned his head to office, Near Greensboro, N. C., May 2nd, 1865: one side and looked up as though he heard it.

By instructions from Army Headquarters, the cir- "Lady Richardson" was named for the wife of Sencular from this office, dated April 28th, requiring ator Richardson, of Illinois, and I understood that four-fifths of the small arms, accoutrements, and it was manned by a Chicago company. I can testify ammunition to be turned into the Ordnance Office, that they stood to their work bravely, for many of at, Greensboro, is changed so as to require six- them never left their posts. I was the first man, sevenths (6-7) of the small arms, etc., to be turned or with the first, to pass by within a few feet of in. The difference between the amounts already this gun. The Ninth Arkansas and Thirty-fifth turned in and six-sevenths of the ordnance stores on Alabama were the two regiments who charged her hand on April 26th, last, will be immediately sent from the west, passing on and reforming some two to Capt. Jasper Myers, Ordnance officer, U, S. A.,

hundred yards beyond, when some other troops came, Greensboro.

apparently from the north side, wounded one of my Division Ordnance Officers are charged with the regiment and placed their flay on the guns. Our execution of this order.

W. D. HARDEX, first impression was that the Yanks were flanking Captain and Chief Ord. Officer, Stewart's Corps.

I suppose we opened fire on the “Lady” at To Capt. R. D. Suth,

about two hundred yards range and never ceased Ordnance Officer Walthall's Division. until we halted some two or three hundred yards

beyond. Mr. Henry Hand, Gen. Rust's Adjutant, COMMENTS ABOUT LADY RICHARDSON." is living here, and says my statement is correct.

Rev. A. T. Goodloe, of Station Camp, Tenn., will,

I expect, be heard from, as he had me promoted for Rev. A. T. Goodloe, Station Camp, Tenn.:

trying to catch the last Yank who left the "Lady." This magnificent and somewhat celebrated can

I am of the opinion that the Twenty-second Misnon belonged to a Yankee battery at Corinth, which

sissippi really believed she captured the "Lady." I was stormed and captured by the Thirty-fifth Ala

did not do a great deal in the four years in Infantry, bama and Ninth Arkansas regiments, October 3,

but I do want my own, and no more. 1862. General Rust, then commanding our brigade, was in the immediate rear of the Thirty-fifth Ala

J. Mont Wilson, Springfield, Mo., wrote in Nov.: bama, to which I belonged, when he ordered the I notice in one of the late issues of the VETERAN charge; and he thought this regiment alone did the some mention of the "Lady Richardson," a piece work, as the regiment between us and the Ninth of artillery. It would be interesting to many of us Arkansas did not advance. After the fight he to have a history of this gun, and what became of

us.

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