Winchester set forth in their carriages, their wagons and even in ox carts and picked up the wounded and the dead. That is the reason why Stonewall Jackson Cemetery, the sacred spot placed right next to the heart of the city, contains to-day such a large number of marked graves. In the hurried days of battle the women could only mark the resting place of each hero with a plain, wooden slab, bearing the name and command of the soldier. Unsatisfied with their grand work in war time, the women of Winchester have been unceasing in these times of peace in their efforts to have these graves properly marked. The Southern States were appealed to, and most of them, Louisiana among the number, nobly responded, and have marked each grave with a lasting marble headstone, bearing inscriptions telling as fully as is known the story of the dead who lie on the rolling hills of Winchester cemetery, overlooking the battlefields where they fell. In the section devoted to Louisiana are the graves of the following: Lieutenant P. Charpio, Company B, 8th Louisiana. A. A. Arceneaux, Company C, 8th Louisiana. J. J. Anderson. Company H, 9th Louisiana. M. Kirwin, Company K, 6th Louisiana. G. M. Barrais, Company I, 6th Louisiana. J. Crookshanks, Company B, 9th Louisiana. S. J. Snyder, Company F, 9th Louisiana. J. Muntinger, Washington Artillery. Armand Freret, Washington Artillery. G. H. Chaplain, Washington Artillery. J. W. Crawford, Company D, 9th Louisiana. W. McElgren, Company B, 14th Louisiana. Captain H. Z. Guice, Company E, 8th Louisiana. J. B. Galatti, Jackson parish, Louisiana. L. G. Picon, Company E, 2nd Louisiana. A. Comb, Company A, 6th Louisiana. B. C. Scarborough, Company A, 6th Louisiana. N. Schmitt, Company H, 2nd Louisiana. —. Smith, Company C, 16th Louisiana. C. Scarborough, Company A, 6th Louisiana. R. Cahill, Company F, 6th Louisiana. R. H. Senders, Company G, 7th Louisiana. F. Rose, Company H, 6th Louisiana. H. Hann, Company K, 8th Louisiana.
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Died of disease.
Autobiography of Gen. Patton Anderson , C. S. A.
An important Dispatch.
Sketch of Company I , 61st Virginia Infantry , Mahone 's Brigade , C. S. A.
First gun at Sumter .
The Confederate flag.
The battle of Shiloh .
Fight at front Royal.
A parallel for Grant 's action.
Company D , Clarke Cavalry.
[from the Richmond Dispatch , April 19 , 1896 .] history and roster of this command, which fought gallantly.
General George E. Pickett .
General Grant 's censor.
The Roll of Company G, forty-ninth Virginia Infantry .
Wounded at Williamsburg, Va.
The Confederate armies .
The Newmarket charge.
Annoyed by shells.
From Lieutenant Schuricht 's Diary.
Goochland Light Dragoons .
The laying of the corner-stone of the monument to President Jefferson Davis ,
In Monroe Park at Richmond, Virginia , Thursday , July 2 , 1896 , with the Oration of General Stephen D. Lee .
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