more of these three left the class on that account.
In a communication by President Swain to Governor Vance he says; Our Sophomore Class is now reduced to six regular members.
Morehead (who has a substitute, an Englishman over conscript age) is the best, and Mickle, the second best scholar in it. The latter has a slender constitution, and is in delicate health.
Of the twenty-seven members of this class, twenty-four are under age; and one over eighteen years of age, Julius C. Mills of Caswell, who has a substitute.
The remaining two are Julius S. Barlow of Edgecombe, born January 5, 1845, and Isaac R. Strayhorn of Orange, born August 7th, 1845.
I have been thus minute in relation to the Sophomore and Freshman Classes, for the reason that on them, the reliance for the continuation of the exercises of the Institution must mainly depend.
It will be seen by reference to the numbers of the Sophomore and Freshman classes and their ages, but few, very few soldiers c