t was their surprise when he called them to stay, and unfurling a flag, said: "Gentlemen, I present to you Confederate flag, made in Baltimore by the most beautiful woman in that city."
[Gen. B. is probably in error in saying the flag was made in Baltimore.
It should have been Charlottesville, as the young lady referred to was at that time there although a refugee from Baltimore.-- Dis.]
"Without waiting to hear more, an enthusiastic young officer called for "three cheers for Miss Hattie Cary," which were given with a will.
"Not so fast," said the Major of the First Maryland, as soon as the cheering ceased, "not so fast," said he, putting his hand on the shoulder of the excited Lieutenant, "it was not Miss Hattie, but her sister." "Three cheers, then, for Miss Jennie Cary," cried the Lieutenant.
Of course they were heartily given.
When the sound died away into perfect silence, and the audience, now comprising most of the regiment, awaited General Beauregard's further rema