tution on a better footing.
Moore was then Governor, Bragg was a member of the Board of Public Works, and Richard Taylor was a Senator.
I got well acquainted with all of these, and with some of the leading men of the State, and was alwayevening, at a large dinner-party at Governor Moore's, at which were present several members of the Louisiana Legislature, Taylor, Bragg, and the Attorney-General Hyams, after the ladies had left the table, I noticed at Governor Moore's end quite a lit the time General Lee began his final retreat from Richmond.
Boyd became a captain of engineers on the staff of General Richard Taylor, was captured, and was in jail at Natchez, Mississippi, when I was on my Meridian expedition.
He succeeded in geo me, and through the Attorney-General, Henry Stanbery, I aided in having his land restored to him, and I think he is now living there.
Bragg, Beauregard, and Taylor, enacted high parts in the succeeding war, and now reside in Louisiana or Texas.