which the enemy had made a stand, and where they had planted many batteries and massed a great body of infantry.
When we took our position in the ravine we found that General Magruder was there in command with a considerable force, all lying down in successive lines on the steep sloping side of the ravine.
Nearest its brow was Cobb's Legion; next to them and almost in touching distance was Wright's brigade; next below them was our own gallant regiment forming a line by itself; below us was Mahone's brigade and other forces—near us were Generals Magruder, Cobb, Wright and Armistead.
The day was fast declining.
The deep shade of the majestic trees with which the valley was filled and the smoke of the enemy's guns brought on twilight dimness before the close of day. As we lay in close rank, we marked the flash of exploding shells that kissed the brow of the ravine and lit it up with a weird light, while the incessant firing of the massed batteries filled the air with constant roar and
coolness of, 229
Lee, General R. E., orders at Chambers-burg 132; a gentleman by birth and breeding, his physique, 140; greatness, 158; his corps commanders Ewell, 141; Hill Stuart, 142; episode of to the rear, 295, 339; saved life of Federal officer 375
Ligon, Surgeon E. A., 292; Captain R. F., 292
Lincoln, A., retort on, 109
Lipscomb's kettle drum, Tommy, 101
Long Dr. Crawford W. 161
Lynch, Captain W. F., 12
McWilliams A., killed, 365
Magruder General John B., 33
Mahone, General Wm., monument to, 352; his boy clothes, 368
Malvern Hill, battle of, 112
Maryland Cavalry, invasion of, 192
Medicine in the South, progress of, 162
Montague, Gov. A. J., 297
Moore, D. D., Rev. H. D 234
Moore, Surg. General S. P., 161
Morris Island Officers under fire on, and their privations, 57, 62
Morrison, Colonel E. M., 97
Music in Camp, 291
Navy, C. S., achievements of, 1
Newton, N. C., members of bar of, 65
Nicholson, Captain J. J., daring o