e to draft resolutions:
Col. J. G. Pickett, Maj. Gen. Lovell, Brig. Gen. Huggles, Commodore Holline, W. A. Johnson, A. L. Davis, W. J. Berry, Alex. Fall, D. M. Kildreth, M. Hilcher, and J. C. Goodrich, which reported the following resolutions:
Resolved, That we have received the intelligence of the death of Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer with feelings of the profoundest sorrow, and lament his untimely end as an irreparable loss to the cause for which he heroically gave his life.
In private life, or in discharging public duties, we always found him an incorruptible patriot.
Cool and collected amidst troubles, he was unfaltering in the execution of his purposes.
No man, since Gen Andrew Jackson, enjoyed so completely the confidence and undivided esteam of the people of Tennessee.
Resolved, That we mourn his death as a great public loss, which is only relieved by the recollection that he fell fighting bravely at the head of his column, against the invaders of his country.
nly killed Nelson and destroyed Napoleon's navy, but it had bereft Polly of her senses.
The terrible cannonade of that awful day was forever after in her ears.
To every term of coaxing and endearment she ever after could be brought to answer nothing but "Bom." So it is with the quadrilateral of the Times. The bullet that gained the battle of Austerlitz, in Moravia, killed Pitt in London.
The bullet that gained the battle of Solferino made Raymond a madman for life.
It served him as Gen Andrew Jackson said the explosion of the Peacemaker served Col Benton.
It blew out the few brains he had without destroying his life.
"Guns, bombs, bastions, batteries, bayonets, bullets," now form the everlasting staple of his talk.
He has never forgotten, and he never will forget, that awful race of Solferino, in which he so far distanced all competitors as to entitle the result of the race to be recorded, as that of Eclipse was, "Raymond first and the rest nowhere."
We are told by Raym