about. Loud bursts of laughter and horried oaths sometimes arouse and startle us. Such confusion should be stopped after 10 o'clock. Prayers are held by some of the officers in each division at 9 o'clock at night. Wicked 28 is not neglected, and its occupants are usually very quiet and respectful during the exercises, but gambling is actively resumed as soon as “amen” is pronounced. Captain E. A. Jeffress, Twenty-first Virginia regiment, from Clarkesville, Virginia, is one of the few inmates of our room who will lead in prayer. Officers from other divisions assist him.
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The defence of Mobile in 1865 .
Detailed Minutiae of soldier life in the army of Northern Virginia .
Defence of Fort Gregg .
Address on the character of General R. E. Lee , delivered in Richmond on Wednesday , January 19th , 1876 , the anniversary of General Lee 's birth
March 7th to 12th , 1865
Maryland troops in the Confederate service.
Comments on the First volume of Count of Paris ' civil War in America .
The last Confederate surrender.
The peace Commission of 1865 .
Memoranda of the operations of Brigadier-General W. H. F. Lee 's command during General Stoneman 's raid into Virginia .
Report of Major-General C. L. Stevenson from the beginning of the Dalton - Atlanta campaign to May 30 , 1864 .
April 5th to 10th , 1865
Report of Major-General Samuel Jones of operations at Charleston, South Carolina , from December 5th to 27th , 1864 .
Sketch of the late General S. Cooper .
Report of General J. E. B. Stuart of cavalry operations on First Maryland campaign, from August 30th to September 18th , 1862 .
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