rom the rising of the sun at Manassas even unto the going down of the same at Appomattox, his place in every picture was near the flashing of the guns.
For four yele was broken, and its knights were dispersed—was dragging its slow length to Appomattox, the post of honor, the post ever assigned to the bravest of the brave, was al with which he discharged his perilous task.
And when the curtain fell at Appomattox upon the last act of our splendid tragedy; when the flags were all furled andhe cavalry corps of the army, and followed its fortunes till the end came at Appomattox, fighting daily and desperately.
The selfsacri-ficing, heroic and faithful bode to Farmville, and reported to General Meade, who advised him to return to Appomattox and be paroled.
This he did and became the guest of General John Gibbon of t West Point, and whose family he knew well.
In his Personal Reminiscences of Appomattox, General Gibbon says:
That night Fitz, lying on the floor, slept as sou
d and disabled, Gettysburg (dead).
Mills, Marcus, private, surrendered at Appomattox (dead).
Mills, James W., private, missing.
Mills, Alexander, private, m in front of Petersburg, Va.
Abell, Caleb, private, captured on retreat to Appomattox (dead).
Burnley, Horace B., private, captured at Fort Steadman (dead).
Brown, J. Mannis, private, surrendered at Appomattox (dead).
Bailey, John, private, captured (dead).
Coleman, James T., private, killed at Hatcher's Run, 1864. teadman (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.
Snead, N. S.
Shifflett, George M., surrendered at Appomattox.
Tillman, Overton, captured.
Woodson, Benjamin, wounded at Hatcher's Ru