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s many of such arguments, pro and con, in a new and forceful way, and no student of the subject should lose the benefit of the reasoning and of the historic research displayed in this work.
Preamble to the Constitution.
The history of the authorship of the initial clause of our Federal Constitution, We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union . . . do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of Ameica; and of the writing of it by Gouverneur Morris, the draftsman of the committee on style; and of its adoption by the whole convention in absolute silence, is peculiarly instructive and interesting reading.
In this connection will be remembered Mr. Calhoun's suggestion, in his debate with Mr. Webster in 1833, that this phraseology—We, the people, etc.—was used as expressing only the condition of the people under the old Confederacy and before the adoption of the Federal Constitution, as it speaks of a time before such adoption, an
atcher's Run, 1864.
Catterton, George Newton, orderly sergeant, wounded and captured at Fort Steadman.
Catterton, Elijah N., captured at Fort Steadman (dead).
Chapman, N. T. (Bose).
Carr, James, captured on retreat.
Coles, Thomas S., sick and died in a Petersburg hospital.
Earley, Jerry A.
Elliott, M. D., captured at Fort Steadman (living).
Fry, J. N.
Harris, James O., sergeant, surrendered at Appomattox (dead).
Harris, Henry, captured at Fort Steadman.
Hurt, Morris, captured on retreat to Appomattox (dead).
Hill, Joseph, captured (dead).
Jarman, J. L. (living).
Kirby, J. S., wounded at Hatcher's Run.
Kirby, Edward, captured.
Maupin, Gabriel, captured.
Mayo, William P., captured.
Moore, Shepherd, captured.
Maddox, James, captured.
Michie, Lucien A., captured at Fort Steadman.
Mayo, J. R., wounded at Hatcher's Run.
Munday, Castello, captured.
Owens, Crede, captured.
Powell, William, captured at Fort Steadman.