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a staid firmness, not always found among young gentlemen. He commanded the respect of all who knew him. Colonel William H. C. Bartlett says: No one of his large class at the Academy enjoyed more than he the respect of all who knew him, an during the last or graduating year, was adjutant of the corps, which he preferred to a captaincy, which my contemporary Bartlett says was at his option. Hon. Jefferson Davis says: He was sergeant-major, and afterward was selected by the coton were somewhat unusual. He had won his way by hard labor to a grade in mathematical attainment only excelled by W. H. C. Bartlett, afterward distinguished as a professor of the institution, to whom he accorded an easy eminence; and by Mr. Twiss,ederate service; Berrien, of Georgia; the veteran Maynadier; Bradford, a grandson of the first printer in Kentucky; W. H. C. Bartlett, already mentioned; and Lucien Bibb, the son of Hon. George M. Bibb, and a noble, graceful man of genius. His m
gade, informed the writer that he never saw the artillery fight so audaciously on any other field as at Shiloh. It is the same on the Federal side; and both Grant and Buell mention the good service done them by the artillery. The guns under Colonel Webster that arrested Chalmers's last charge on Sunday evening made a crisis in the day. Major Taylor is commended by Sherman, and Lieutenant Brotzman by Hurlbut; and Buell speaks in high terms of the services of Mendenhall's, Terrell's, and Bartlett's batteries. The Rev. Robert Collyer, who went up to Pittsburg Landing with one of the first boats sent with comforts for those wounded in the battle, contributed to the Chicago Tribune some interesting details of what he saw and learned there. With regard to the bringing on of the first day's battle, he said: Among these 285 (wounded) men, many of them officers of intelligence, I gathered the only clear ideas and conclusions I was able to come to, concerning the battle. I will