Stuart's cavalry in the Gettysburg campaign. By Col. John S. Mosby.
A review by Col. T. M. R. Talcott.
After reading Col. Mosby's book, which I had not seen until recently, I asked Col. Walter H. Taylor whether he had made any reply to it, and received the following letter from him:
Norfolk, Va., March 12th, 1909. Colonel T. M. R. Talcott, Richmond, Va.
Dear Colonel,—I have received your letter of the 10th inst. I read what Mosby had to say about Gettysburg some time ago. I did not attach much importance to his statements and did not publish, neither have I any intention to publish, anything in reply.
I think some of the partisans of General Stuart have done him more harm than good in their contributions concerning army movements in the Gettysburg Campaign.
What I have claimed is simply this: Although certain discretion was allowed General Stuart as to his movements, he was admonished all the while to keep in touch with our main army and to keep General Lee informed
ted from service, 1861; dead.
Barker, Jesse, color sergeant; killed at Sharpsburg, Md., 1862.
Barker, Joce, exempted from service, 1862.
Barker,, John, killed at Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Bootwright, James, killed on picket post near Richmond, Va., 1862.
Boston, Solon A., color sergeant, killed at Williamsburg, Va., May 1st, 1862.
Bragg, William, exempted from service, 1862.
Bryant, Richard A., died in service, 1862.
Carroll, John D., lost his life capturing a Federal gunboervice during the war.
Fleming, A. J., orderly sergeant; exempted from service, 1862.
Flippen, E. A., wounded at Gaines' Mill, Va., 1862.
Frayser, James, exempted from service, 1862.
Frayser, Robert, color sergeant; wounded near Richmond, Va., 1862.
Frayser, William, wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
French, Hugh H.; wounded at Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; dead.
Gilliam, Carter, orderly sergeant; killed at Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Goodman, E. M., exempted from service, 1861.
Memorials to men who fell at Spotsylvania.
From Richmond, Va., Times-dispatch, May 13, 1909.
Monuments are unveiled at Bloody Angle and Salem Church—Tributes paid by North and South to victims of famous battles.
Fredericksburg, Va., May 13, 1909.
A memorial tablet on the battlefield of Bloody Angle and a monument at Salem Church in memory of the New Jersey volunteers who fell on the battlefields of Spotsylvania county in the Civil War were unveiled to-day.
Colonel E. C. Massey, representing Governor Swanson, delivered the address of welcome at the tablet unveiling.
General Joseph Plume then transferred the memorial to the State of New Jersey, and Governor Fort, of that State, made a speech accepting and transferring it again to the Fifteenth New Jersey Volunteer Veterans' Association.
An address on behalf of the latter body was delivered by Theodore F. Swayze, of Washington, D. C. Similar addresses of presentation and acceptance were made at the unveiling of th