, but not half enough to pray.
May we never forget our dependence upon the Divine succor.
These remarks were characteristic.
The general is a godly man, and frequently adverts to these matters in conversation with his officers.
On the field of Manassas the chaplain of one of his regiments approached him in a dress which he deemed too military for a clergyman.
Go back, sir, said he, this is no place for you; take off that sash, retire to the grove and besiege a Throne of Grace!
Rev. R. W. Cole writes to The Religious Herald:
Caroline County, September 17. Messrs. Editors:
It was my privilege to spend some three or four days with the soldiers embracing Colonel Cary's regiment, a short time since, at Marlborough Point.
The season was truly gloomy—being rainy—but it seemed not to detract from the energy and cheerfulness of those noble sons who are sacrificing for their country's welfare.
To speak of the merit of those officers and men under Colonel Cary's command is not