lustre to the name of Alabama, and falling desperately wounded.
He commanded subsequently the Confederate forces at Augusta, Ga. Upon the conclusion of the war General Fry went to Cuba, where he was for several years engaged in the tobacco business.
Returning to Alabama, he was appointed superintendent of the public school system.
There his wife died without issue.
General Fry removed from Alabama to Florida, where he for a time held connection with a cotton-mill at Tallahassie.
About 1880 he made his residence in Richmond, and accepted the position of secretary and treasurer of the Marshall Manufacturing Company, of which his brother-in-law, the late John Lyddall Bacon, was the president.
Upon the death of Mr. Bacon, General Fry succeeded him as president and held this position at the time of his death.
His remains were interred by the side of his wife in Alabama. General Fry was of slight physique and medium height, and of mien so modest and gentle that a stranger would nev