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st 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 its results is familiar to every one, and affords one of the most brilliant records of the war. This is the scene represented in the painting above alluded to. The two pictures are to be raffled at the fair, the proceeds of which are to be used for repairing