twenty-two, to accomplish far more for man's good and His own glory than they who live to threescore and ten years. The young are not likely to find a more striking illustration of the truth, that “the ways of wisdom are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace,” than his life furnishes. He was habitually cheerful and happy. Seeking to enjoy everything in God, he enjoyed God in everything, and thus even the vicissitudes of life ministered to his comfort. His life was beautiful, and his death safe, honorable and useful.It is no exaggeration to say that volumes could be filled with sketches of other officers and men, worthy to take their places beside those given above; but these must suffice. Rev. Dr. J. A. Broadus, while preaching in the army, thus wrote, in the Religious Herald, on the ‘Influence of Officers:’
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