Secretary, Robt. R. Corson.
Committee of Gentlemen.--Arad Barrows, Bazilla S. Brown, Joseph B. Wade, Isaac B. Smith, Sr., Erasmus W. Cooper, Job T. Williams, John W. Hicks, George Flomerfelt, John Krider, Sr., Isaac B. Smith, Jr., Charles B. Grieves, James McGlathery, John B. Smith, Curtis Myers, Dr. Eliab Ward, Chris. Powell, Capt. W. S. Mason, Charles S. Clampitt, Leopold M. J. Lemmens, D. L. Flanagan, Richard Sharp, Chs. H. Kingston, Robert R. Corson.
Committee of Ladies.--Mrs. Mary Grover, Mrs. Hannah Smith, Mrs. Priscilla Grover, Miss Sarah Holland, Mrs. Margaret Boyer, Mrs. Eliza J. Smith, Mrs. Anna Elkinton, Mrs. Ellen B. Barrows, Mrs. Mary L. Field, Mrs. Ellen J. Lowry, Mrs. Martha V. R. Ward, Mrs. Eliza Plumer, Mrs. Emily Mason, Mrs. Mary Green, Miss Catharine Baily, Mrs. Eliza Helmbold, Miss Amanda Lee, Mrs. Elizabeth Horton, Mrs. Sarah Femington, Mrs. Kate B. Anderson, Miss Anna Grover, Miss Martha B. Krider, Miss Annie Field, Miss Mary Grover, Mrs. Mary A. Cassedy.
-then a beardless boy serving in the Forty-ninth Virginia regiment--which was so graphic that I will publish it so soon as I can obtain a copy.
A similar scene was enacted on the same day near the bloody angle, where General Lee was only prevented from leading Harris' Mississippi brigade into the thickest of that terrible fight by the positive refusal of the men to go forward unless their beloved Chieftain would go to the rear.
These three incidents are all well authenticated; but Miss Emily Mason, in her biography, gives a correspondence between Hon. John Thompson Mason and General Lee, in which the fomer details the incident as it occurred with Gregg's Texas brigade, and asks the General about it. The reply is characteristic, and is as follows:
Lexington, Va., December 7, 1865. Hon. John Thompson Mason:
My Dear Sir — I regret that my occupations are such as to prevent me from writing at present a narrative of the event which you request in your letter of the 4th instan
II., 324, 336; VII., 169; Second home brigade, II., 348; Third home brigade, II., 324; Sixth, II., 336. Cavalry: First, II., 328, 348.
Maryland the invasion of: II., 58 seq., 240; campaign of, II., 78; feeling against the United States troops passing through, VIII., 74; enlistment on both sides, VIII., 103; campaign, Lee's, VIII., 154, 159.
Maryland Heights, Va.:
II., 60; the abandoned stronghold, II., 325; III., 326.
Mason, A. P.,
Mason, H. R.,
Mason, J. M.:
I., 354; VI., 310, 314.; VII., 296.
Mason, J. S.,
Mason, J. W.,
VII., 10; VIII., 10.
Mason and Dixon line
Ii., 78, 234.
Mason and Munson's Hill, Va.,
Massachusetts troops: Artillery, Heavy: First, III., 65; at Belle Plain, Va., V., 52, 53; Third, X., 101; Company K, X., 101; Company A, V., 105. Artillery, Light: First, I., 362; battery in camp, V., 27;