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a gallant Officer. The 4th Alabama, one of the regiments celebrated for its heroism at the battle of Manassas, and now a part of the division commanded by Gen. Whiting, lately presented to that chivalrous officer a magnificent horse as a testimonial of respect and esteem. The ceremony of presentation was very interesting. Thead, all clad in faded and soiled uniforms, and many showing bronzed and battle- scarred faces was drawn up in close column. Col. Law delivered the horse to General Whiting in a neat impromptu speech. In reply, the General spoke with much feeling, and after an expression of gratitude, alluded to the conduct of the regiment upon ts Brig. General, the lamented Bee, dead; its Colonel, E. J. Jones, dying; its Lieutenant-Colonel, Law, and its Major, Scott, severely wounded. In conclusion, Gen. Whiting said "And should it be my lot to fall in the approaching battle I wish the regiment to take the horse to Alabama and place him upon some one of the green and s