shadows, bequeathing memories of peace and war, state-craft and finance, literature and art, politics and religion, of no ordinary significance.
Verily the harvest has been most abundant, and the insatiate Reaper may well pause at sight of the swath his remorseless scythe has made.
Busy too has he been within the circle of our special companionship.
During the month of May three of our Associates died— Major Frederick L. Smith, of Kershaw's divison, Army of Northern Virginia; Sergeant-Major Fee Wilson, of Byrne's battery, First Kentucky brigade, and Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph T. Armand, of the Thirty-seventh regiment, Georgia infantry.
Private John Gallagher, of Company C, Forty-eighth regiment, Georgia infantry, responded to the final summons on the 11th of July, and, on the 15th of the following August, our venerable comrade, Brigadier-General Goode Bryan, fell on sleep.
A graduate of the Military Academy at West Point, he was an active participant in two wars.