uished Rev. Dr. Minnegerode was then, and is yet, I believe, the beloved pastor.
St. Paul's was the church in which President Davis and his family worshipped during the war between the States--a war waged, as we all believe, by the Northern States ion of the United States.
This war commenced many years before hostilities with deadly weapons were inaugurated.
President Davis and his family were in their pew that morning.
I saw the church sexton go to that pew in the midst of the services daughter was just over here, and said that her father had just come home and stated that General Lee had telegraphed President Davis that the enemy had broken the Confederate lines, that the army would have to retire further South, and Richmond woulo, N. C. Here it was understood that Johnston was soon to capitulate — which he did. Here was the last I saw of President Davis, until I met him some years afterwards in Louisville; for I got back to Louisville, Kentucky, from Greensboro, North Caro