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General Lee at the Battle of Spotsylvania, and General Jackson in One of His Valley Fights, with his staff around him, are the subjects of two fine paintings, which are to be raffled, on Christmas night, at the Ladies' Fair at the Union Hill Methodist Church. The former is by Captain Cox, of General Lee's staff; and both are represented to be very fine. It is related that Rhodes's division, being cut off from the remainder of his corps on the 11th of May, 1864, General Lee appeared before Gordon's men, and taking their banner in his hand, said to them: "Men, that point must be carried. Rhodes is cut off, and we must get him out! I'll lead you myself!" One of the men stepped out from the ranks and implored the General to stay back, representing to him that his life was too dear to his soldiers and his countrymen to be thrown away. The old Chieftain was led off by one of his staff officers, with tears in his eyes. The charge was led by Gordon. The history of it and it