chool-days in Georgetown were spent at the school of John D. White, a North Carolinian, and the father of Chilton White who represented the district in Congress for one term during the rebellion.
Mr. White was always a Democrat in politics, and Chilton followed his father.
He had two older brothers-all three being school-mates of mine at their father's school — who did not go the same way. The second brother died before the rebellion began; he was a Whig, and afterwards a Republican.
His oldest brother was a Republican and brave soldier during the rebellion.
Chilton is reported as having told of an earlier horse-trade of mine.
As he told the story, there was a Mr. Ralston living within a few miles of the village, who owned a colt which I very much wanted.
My father had offered twenty dollars for it, but Ralston wanted twenty-five.
I was so anxious to have the colt, that after the owner left, I begged to be allowed to take him at the price demanded.
My father yielded, but sai