tember fourth, I organized my staff, as follows:
Timothy C. Day, Assistant Adjutant-General.
J. Stacy Hill, Quartermaster.
William Woods, Commissary.
James Lupton, Volunteer Aid, Acting Camp Commandant.
Jacob Resor, Jr., James W. Cossefield, John W. Hartwell, William J. Dickson, William H. Chatfield, Alexander Neave, h me across the river to Newport, and thence to the cemetery on the Alexandria road in the rear of Newport.
A handsome national flag, presented to them by Captain James Lupton, was borne in their midst; and their march was enlivened by strains of martial music, proceeding from a band formed from the ranks of their own motion.
Thf them an unfair discrimination, when I particularize in a single instance.
To the constant attention, by day and by night, and to the discreet supervision of James Lupton, as camp commandant, the brigade was greatly indebted for its well-being and comfort.
Many of the members of the brigade have since entered the military ser