elapsed before he could commence his remarks.
He made a brief but very eloquent address, full of spirit.
He is in favor of marching immediately on Washington, and so stated, to which the crowd responded in deafening and prolonged cheers.
At the “flag presentation” which preceded the departure of the second regiment of South Carolina
, the following remarks were made by Colonel Kershaw
on taking the colors:
Sergeant Gordon, to your particular charge is committed this noble gift.
Plant it wherever honor calls.
If opportunity offers, let it be the first to kiss the breeze of heaven from the dome of the capitol at Washington.
, May 9.