r General of Artillery, September 21, 1863–April 9, 1865.
Major Walter H. Taylor, A. D. C., Lieuel A. A. A. & I. General, November 4, 1864–April 9, 1865.
Major T. M. R. Talcott, A. D. C., Lieust Regiment Engineer Troops, April 4, 1864–April 9, 1865.
Major Charles S. Venable, A. D. C., Lilonel A. A. & I. General, November 4, 1864–April 9, 1865.
After the battle of Seven Pines, June hich position he held until the surrender, April 9, 1865.
The Chiefs of Departments who served uwin, Chief of Ordnance, November, 1862, to April 9, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel Robert G. Cole, Chiton, Chief of Artillery, March 6, 1863, to April 9, 1865.
Colonel George W. Lay, A. A. & I. General, March 6, 1863, to April 9, 1865.
Major Henry E. Peyton, A. A. & I. General, November, 1862, Lieutenant Colonel A. A. & I. General to April 9, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel E. Murray, A. A. & r 4, 1864, and Major A. A. & I. General to April 9, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel Wm. P. Smith, Chief
fortunes till the end came at Appomattox, fighting daily and desperately.
The selfsacri-ficing, heroic and faithful body of men—infantry, cavalry, artillery and engineers—who composed the remnant of that glorious army, and fought constantly and courageously to the last, furnish to the world an example of devotion to right, duty and country, which has few, if any, parallels in history.
General Fitz was always free-handed and ready to divide his last dollar.
On the morning of the 9th of April, 1865, when what was left of Gordon's 2nd Corps of Infantry and Fitz Lee's Corps of Cavalry had driven back Sheridan, and Ord's Infantry came up to his support, and it was seen that surrender was inevitable, General Fitz escaped with his cavalry towards Lynchburg, but becoming convinced that the war was virtually over, he rode to Farmville, and reported to General Meade, who advised him to return to Appomattox and be paroled.
This he did and became the guest of General John Gibbon of the Un