ith the political and economic history of the 20th Senatorial District, and so has no personal information to give of those who have risen to distinction, as private citizens.
Therefore this feature of the history will be of meager interest.
Sergeant Robert Chatterton responded to the request by sending a very interesting article about Robert E. Lee, and giving a fine picture of him as he appeared when a young man and an officer in the U. S. Army.
An interesting letter from Mrs. Lillian Waterman Brady gives the record of her father's service, Perrin Waterman, and of his standing in the G. A. R. Post, of which he held all the offices in its gift.
But the special item of interest in the story is that he drove the ambulance in which the body of General Russell was taken from Winchester to Harper's Ferry.
The wound in his hand received at Spottsylvania, disabled him from handling a gun, and he served in the Ambulance Corps to the end of the war. Colonel Solomon W. Russell was in