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nd couriers alike.
Any man who has served on the cavalry headquarter staff can fully understand the kind relations existing between the general and his household.
The tenderest sentiment exists—a sympathy for chief and staff; for orderlies and couriers.
We found my wounded friend nicely quartered at Major Devereaux's house, with Captain James Butler and Edmund, General Butler's faithful body-servant, at his side: I was so thankful that I was able to help nurse the wounded soldier boy. Dr. Warren, the surgeon, when asked by me what I should do, said: Poor Nat is so low, but if you can keep him mad all the time we will pull him through.
Major Devereaux's beautiful daughters, Miss Agnes and Miss Kate, would bring every delicacy they could think of, but from no hands save mine would he touch food.
He died in the prime of his life, on the 12th day of April, 1877, at the Planter's Hotel, Augusta, Ga. No more shall the war cry sever, Or the winding rivers be red; They banish our anger