Robert J. Henderson, Atlanta, Georgia.
A. T. Hawthorne, Atlanta.
J. F. Holtzclaw, Montgomery, Alabama.
Eppa Hunton, United States Senate.
William P. Hardeman, Austin, Texas.
N. H. Harris, Mississippi.
Edward Higgins, Norfolk, Virginia.
George B. Hodge, Kentucky.
J. D. Imboden, Damacus, Virginia.
Henry R. Jackson, Savannah, Georgia.
William H. Jackson, Nashville, Tennessee.
Bradley T. Johnson, Baltimore, Maryland.
George D. Johnson, Civil Service Commissioner.
John McCausland, West Virginia.
Henry E. McCullock, Texas.
W. R. Miles, Mississippi.
William Miller, Florida.
B. McGlathan, Savannah, Georgia.
John C. Moore, Texas.
Francis T. Nichols, New Orleans, Louisiana.
R. L. Page, Norfolk, Virginia.
W. H. Payne, Warrenton, Virginia.
W. F. Perry, Glendale, Kentucky.
Roger A. Pryor, New York City.
Lucius E. Polk, Ashwood, Tennessee.
W. H. Parsons, Texas.
N. B. Pearce, Arkansas.
E. W. Pettus, Selma, Alabama.
W. A. Quarles, Cl
e memory of those who have answered their last roll call here and are now sleeping sweetly in the bivouac of the dead.
In my humble opinion as the years roll on, the highest type of American manhood, in this the evening of the nineteenth century, is the Christian ex-Confederate soldier.
Again wishing you and your comrades a very happy time, and many more interesting reunions.
I remain your friend and comrade, W. A. Morgan.
Abingdon, Va., June 13, 1892. Colonel W. W. Blackford, Norfolk, Va.:
dear Sir—There is to be a reunion of the survivors of Company D, First Virginia Cavalry, at this place on the 4th day of July next, and I have been directed to notify you and extend you a cordial and pressing invitation to be present.
I hope that it may be in your power to meet with the survivors of the company, of which you were an officer during the first year of the war between the States, and believe that the occasion will be an enjoyable one to you, and I take pleasure in comm
an in the late war between the States.—Ed.]
In the fall of 1857, a lovely Puritan maiden, still in her teens, was married in Grace church, Providence, Rhode Island, to a Virginia youth, just passed his majority, who brought her to his home in Norfolk, a typical ancestral homestead, where beside the white folks there was quite a colony of family servants from the pickaninny just able to crawl to the old grey headed mammy who had nursed ole massa.
She soon became enamoured of her surroundingsand was ordered to Harper's Ferry, there was not a more indignant matron in all Virginia, and when at last secession came, the South did not contain a more enthusiastic little rebel.
On the 15th of May, 1862, a few days after the surrender of Norfolk to the Federals, by her father-in-law, then mayor, amid the excitement attending a captured city, her son Willie was born.
Cut off from her husband and subjected to the privations and annoyances incident to a subjugated community, her father in
e, Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Third-Lieutenant Grand Commander, Colonel Thomas Lewis, Roanoke, Virginia.
Quartermaster-General, Major Washington Taylor, Norfolk, Virginia.
Inspector-General, Colonel Charles Syer, Portsmouth, Virginia. Chaplain-General, Rev. Beverley D. Tucker, Norfolk, Virginia.
Surgeon-General, Dr. R. B. StNorfolk, Virginia.
Surgeon-General, Dr. R. B. Stover, Richmond, Virginia.
Appointments by the grand Commander.
Adjutant-General, Captain Thomas Ellett, Richmond, Virginia.
Comrade James N. Stubbs, Wood's X Roads, John R. Cooke Camp, Gloucester county, Virginia.
Comrade J. E. Rockwell, A. P. Hill Camp, Petersburg, Virginia.
Camps Composing the Grao. 1. R. E. Lee, No. 1, Richmond, Virginia, T. P. Pollard.
Maury, No. 2, Fredericksburg, Virginia, Thomas F. Procter,
Pickett-Buchanan, Norfolk, Virginia, Walter F. Irvine.
Stonewall, Portsmouth, Virginia, R. C. Marshall.
No. 5. R. E. Lee, No. 2, Alexandria, Virginia, William A. Smoot.