On this occasion Mr. Lincoln was present.
He entered the Senate Chamber, supported by the Senators from Illinois, and was presented to the Vice-President, who invited him to a seat by his side on the dais appropriated to the Presidenhis chamber, he accepted a commission in the army, vaulting from the Senate to the saddle, as he had already leaped from Illinois to California. * * His career as a general was short, though shining. * * He died with his face to the foe—and he died o remember.
After a low, sardonic laugh, he continued: I plead with him; I told him they'd be lonely at the old home in Illinois. A wife and child are pleasanter than a tomb, I said.
He laughed at that.
We had to leave him; and what a sight it wase full pulse of five-and-twenty years, had marshalled all its forces, and been defeated.
His name was C. P. Dunster, of Illinois.
A noble young fellow in the Douglass Hospital had been injured by the passage of a shell near his head.
the army, in the Senate, in the hearts of the people of California and Oregon, in the admiration of his companions-in-arms the parting bugle bade Its farewell o'er the grave.
California claimed her hero and statesman, and his ashes now reposearch (1874), I wrote to Hon. A. A. Sargent, Senator from California, to learn the present condition of Col. Baker's grave; aience to tolerate as a Senator of the United States, the California Senator, rising in his place, said,—
There will be sto the saddle, as he had already leaped from Illinois to California. * * His career as a general was short, though shining..
On the 19th of January, 1862, Senator McDOUGALL, of California, had introduced into the Senate a series of Resolutions
It is sufficient that the policy of the Senator from California, without any certainty of good to Mexico, must excite the in the appointment of Military Governors in Mexico and California after their conquest, and before peace.
But to appoint