ne and apart from the address, and construed, it may be apprehended, as it was not intended or expected they would be. The Times in an introductory note cites the objectionable paragraph as follows:
General Ewell did not have a high opinion of General Jackson's natural ability,—and continues:
General Jubal A. Early has written a letter denying this, and showing that General Ewell had the very highest regard and esteem for his commanding general.
The following interview with Colonel Benjamin Ewell, of near Williamsburg, president emeritus of William and Mary College, and brother of the General, confirms General Early's statement:
Williamsburg, Va., June 8, 1892.
Colonel Benjamin S. Ewell, president emeritus of William and and Mary College, who is closely verging on eighty-two, yet retains that vigorous, genial manhood which was such a pleasant characteristic of his earlier years, resides about four miles above town.
Meeting him not long since, I asked him to tell me wha