Battle echoes from Shiloh.
[from the New Orleans, La., Picayune, October 1, 1893.]
Misty traditions that Fade before the lights of history.
Veterans who fight their battles over again at Jolly Reunions—The narrative Northern and the narrative Southern—Battery a, of the Chicago Light Artillery, and the Fifth Company of the Washington Artillery, of Louisiana.
The Picayune of Sunday, September 17, 1893, under the heading of The Northern Narrative, published an extract from the Chicago Evening Post, giving an account of the annual reunion of the Chicago Light Artillery, Battery A, First Illinois Artillery.
As at all reunions of old soldiers, a high old time was had, and battles were fought over and discussed with infinite enjoyment.
On this occasion, it appears, the Washington Artillery, of New Orleans, came in for a good share of remembrance, for the account says:
The boys have plenty to talk about as they get to recalling old times.
They discussed their famo
Army of Northern Va., Last Days of, 57; its prowess, 58; final strength of, the Second Corps of, 84.
Ashby, Gen. Turner W., how killed, 224.
Association of Army of Northern Va., Virginia Division; Reunion of, 57; officers of, 103; Louisiana Division of, 160.
Augusta Battery, 262.
Avery, Hon. A. C., 110, 340.
Badeau's History of Grant, cited, 61.
Badger, Richard, 110.
Baker, Hon. Richard H., 336.
Baker, Sallie, 37.
Barlow, U. S. A., Gen, 338.
Barringer, Gen., Rufus,3; his army, how last fed, 359, 360.
Lee, Lieut.-Gen. S. D., Address of, 189.
Letcher Battery, 373.
Lewis, Owen, 343.
Lorena, The Song, 267.
Loehr, Sergt. C. T., 104.
Longstreet, Gen., James, 146.
Lossing, Benson J., cited, 292.
Louisiana Troops, their part in the Battle of Frazier's Farm, 160; at Shiloh, 215; the 14th Regiment Infantry, 165.
Lowry, Gen. M. P., 147.
McGuire, Dr. W. P., 367.
Magnaminity of the true soldier, 337.
Magruder, Gen. John B., 118.