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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), How the Southern soldiers kept House during the war. (search)
How the Southern soldiers kept House during the war. The experience of Dr. W. W. Parker, Major of artillery, Confederate States army. Did not suffer except when separated from his negro Joe. A cow with a History—She supplied milk and was used as a pack-horse on the March—Piles of biscuits chosen by Lot—War Reminiscences. [The solitary horseman of the novelist, G. P. R. James, was scarcely more familiar to his once numerous readers than is our excellent friend Dr. Parker to the good people of Richmond and its vicinity. In his knightly figure on gaunt steed as he trots daily in his broad ministrations of mercy and healing, do we feel that the type of the tried and tireless country doctor is still personified. Why shouldn't he be as lovely as he is loving? His good wife, noble matron, to whom he so tenderly refers, will, we are assured, vote him sweet. Dr. Parker is as gentle as he is ever brave. Recently a distinguished minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, <