he litter-bearers made their way to a point on the road where a solitary ambulance was standing.
In this ambulance Colonel Crutchfield and Major Rogers had been placed when wounded.
Although badly hurt, the latter insisted upon being taken out to make room for the General, and Jackson was laid in his place.
The following letters from General Lee and General Jackson's Adjutant-General bear testimony to the gallantry of this officer:
headquarters army of Northern Virginia, near Fredericksburg, January 6th, 1864. General S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General, &c., Richmond:
General — I understand that Major A. L. Rogers, of the artillery, though disabled for field duty, is anxious to render such service as he can perform.
He was formerly attached to this army, and was wounded at the battle of Chancellorsville.
He is a gallant officer, and if there is any duty he can perform at the stationary batteries in or around Richmond, or in the camps of instruction, I recommend