e North side of James River
affair on the Williamsburg road
Lee's apprehension of Grant's march into Richmond
closing scenes of the campaign of 1864 about the Confederate capital
General Benjamin F. Butler's move against Fort Fisher
remote effects on the situation in Virginia.
From the Wilderness I was taken to the Meadow Farm home of my friend Erasmus Taylor, and carefully nursed by his charming wife until put on board of a train for Lynchburg and taken to my good kinswoman, Mrs. Caroline Garland, who had lost her only son and child, General Samuel Garland, killed two years before at South Mountain.
From her hospitable home, when strong enough for a ride in the fresh air, I was taken to the home of a cherished friend, Colonel John D. Alexander, at Campbell Court-House.
But a raiding party rode through the village early one morning, which suggested a change, and I was taken to my kinsfolk, the Sibleys, at Augusta, Georgia, and after a time to other good friends, the Harts an