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rs were many who had been his pupils in war-Hardcastle, Bowen, Rich, and many more. From the walks of civil life had come to the front a number of ardent and generous young men, without experience, but strong in native character and talent: the dashing Duke, the wily Morgan, Colonel R. A. Johnson, Colonel Ben Anderson, all sons of his early friends; Gibson, his connection, brave, faithful, and accomplished, and many more allied by blood or marriage; and a gallant band of Texans, Wharton, Ashbel Smith, and others; with a multitude besides, known to him personally or by reputation and name as the inheritors of martial virtues. But why multiply names? Regulars were there, who had wintered with him in Utah; Texans who had known him on the border, as patriot leader, statesman, citizen, soldier; the men of Monterey and the Mexican War, and the brave soldiers who had welcomed him with shouts at Columbus, or helped him to guard the line of the Barren River all winter. He regarded all these
and the reading of the letter from General Johnston. Mr. Smith, of Virginia, offered the following resolution: Resolthe State. The Hon. R. V. Cook, of the Senate, and Colonel Ashbel Smith and Colonel Jones, of Titus County, were appointed tes were paid to General Johnston's memory by Messrs. Cook, Smith, and F. C. Hume, of Walker County. The following is thetion and amendment may both be adopted. Remarks of Ashbel Smith on moving the adoption of the resolution proposing to hs on this occasion. The briefest notice must suffice. (Colonel Smith here gave a brief outline of his career.) It is of January 24th the Texas committee, consisting of Colonel Ashbel Smith, Hon. D. W. Jones, Hon. M. G. Shelley, and Major Ocrder of the military commandant was communicated to Colonel Ashbel Smith, he directed the body to be placed upon the wharf, e of Mr. James Sorley, Mayor Leonard in the chair, when Colonel Smith moved as follows: Out of deference to the wishes o