Yours very truly, T. J. Jackson, Lieutenant-General. Major-General J. E. B. Stuart.
What a commentary upon the lives of these two great men!
Yours very truly, H. B. Mcclellan.
The Macon Light Artillery at Fredericksburg.
Our gallant friend, Major N. M. Hodgkins, sends us the following note:
Macon, Ga., November 17th, 1882. Rev. J. Wm. Jones, Secretary Southern Historical Society, Richmond, Va..
My Dear Sir,—In your last (October and November), Generonel Edgar F. Moseley in Virginia, and Major Jos. G. Blount, of Georgia, commanded the batallion at the surrender, composed of Young's, Cummings's, Mitlers, and the Macon Light Artillery.
Very respectfully, N. M. Hodgkins.
The hero of Fredericksburg of whom General Alexander spoke in his admirable paper in our November (1882) number, as carrying water to the wounded of the enemy at the peril of his own life was, of course, Richard Kirkland, of South Carolina, of whom General Kershaw wrot