for good to those that love God, etc.: Rom. VIII.
The attendance was very large—between 2,500 and 3,000—consisting of privates and officers of all grades, from General Lee down.
I never witnessed such thoughtfulness and seriousness depicted on the faces of any auditors.
The preacher stated this was General Jackson's favorite texsent, and I should have judged the number to be not less.
It was one of the most brilliant and noble assemblies of military men ever brought together.
Beside Generals Lee and Jackson, I remember that Early and Kershaw were there, and a host of officers of various rank.
And then, those masses of men that filled the rude seats ans with our army, may be a blessing to our deeply afflicted land, I remain,
Very truly yours, Hugh Roy Scott.
From Mrs. Dr. Fairfax, sent me through Mrs. Mary Custis Lee.
A private from Mississippi, by the name of Galliard, was brought into the hospital at the University from first battle of Manassas with a terrible woun