ated January 16, 1865, and he acted as Aid to General Cogswell during the march across North Carolina, and until his career ended.
In the last letter he ever wrote, four days before his death, he gave some sketches of this final march.
Headquarters, 3D brigade, 3D division, 20TH Army Corps, Two miles West of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Sunday, March 12, 1865.
dear ones,—We've struck daylight at last, and a mail goes in half an hour; pleasant words to greet our ears after two monts a cheap thing for the government: it boards itself.
We have n't had five days rations since we started.
The circumstances of his death are perhaps best described in the following letter from the officer on whose staff he served.
Headquarters, 3D brigade, 3D division, 20TH Army Corps, Goldsborough, North Carolina, March 24, 1865. To Hon. Charles S. Storrow.
dear Sir,—I regret that I am obliged to inform you of the sad loss that has fallen upon you and your family in the death