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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 34 (search)
al as of distant thunder. It was the first gun of the war. Defiant Sumter was besieged. On the 12th of April, 1865, I heard the echoes of the last. Such a lovely season it was! We can all remember how the trees budded and the flowers bloomed that fateful spring. As regiment after regiment filed along the road, under the boughs where early birds were singing, past our temporary home in Chatham county, North Carolina, my eyes grew dim, and my heart ached recalling those lines: And Ardennes waves above them her green leaves, Dewy with nature's tear-drops, as they pass; Weeping, if aught inanimate e'er grieves, Over the unreturning braves. Scarcely two months before most of them had been transported southward, in box-cars or on flats in the cruelest weather, to reinforce Johnston, and keep back the advancing enemy—a puny dyke against a rushing, overwhelming flood. Now they plodded wearily back, the foe following, to lay down their well-used arms at Hillsboro. Faithful, d