this reason the guard was placed over them. The enemy were now making such demonstations that he knew he could not hold the place, so the houses were thrown open and the men told to help themselves. Now ensued a scene around those storehouses never witnessed before, and cannot be described. You recollect that many of our men were hurried off on the march on the morning of the 25th, with nothing to eat. It is now the 27th. We have marched in that time about sixty miles and the men who had prepared some rations did not have enough for two days, much less three, after dividing with such comrades as had none; everything had been eaten. Now here were vast storehouses filled with all the delicacies, potted ham, lobster, tongue, candy, cakes, nuts, oranges, lemons, pickle, catsup, mustard, &c. It makes an old soldier's mouth water now just to think of the good things got there. Well, what do you think they did? Go to eating? Oh, no. They had to discuss what they should eat, and what they should take with them, as orders had been issued for us to take four days rations with us. Some filled their haversacks with cakes, some with candy, others with oranges, lemons, canned goods, &c. I know one that took nothing but French mustard; filled his haversack and was so greedy that he put one more bottle in his pocket. This was all his four days rations. It turned out to be the best thing taken, as he traded it for meat and bread, it lasting him until reaching Frederick City. All good times have an end, and as night approaches, preparations were made to burn everything that we could not carry; not long after sundown they were fired, our division marching as soon as the fire got under way, the other two divisions taking each a different road. This march by three different roads is what mystified Pope so much, and caused his delay in his pursuit of Jackson. Jackson's old division marched several hours when the 2d Brigade was ordered on a road to the left of the one we were marching on, and put on picket duty; when it becomes day we find we are on the Warrenton and Alexandria pike and near Groveton. There was only one field officer in our brigade at that time, a major commanding the 1st Battalion; the 48th Virginia was commanded by a lieutenant; the 42nd Virginia by a captain, and the 21st Virginia by a captain. General Jackson assigned Colonel Bradley T. Johnson temporarily to command it. The 2nd Brigade (ours) remained about Groveton until late in the evening. Colonel Johnson had orders to demonstrate and make the biggest show he could, so as to
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Remarks of Captain John Lamb on March 24 , 1899 , at Richmond, Virginia , in the Hall of R. E. Lee Camp, no. 1 , C. V. In accepting, on behalf of the Camp , the portrait of General Thomas T. Munford , C. S. Cavalry .
The causes of the war [from the Sunday News , Charleston, S. C. , November 28 , 1897 .]
An able paper read by Julian L. Wells before Camp Moultrie , sons of Confederate Veterans,
Joseph Wheeler .
Parole list of Engineer troops, Army of Northern Virginia , surrendered at Appomattox C. H. , April 9th , 1865 .
Mr. John Witherspoon Dubose Reviews the failure of Confederate diplomacy.
A midnight charge [from the times-dispatch, May 16 , 1904 .]
The battle of Shiloh [from the New Orleans, la, Picayune , Sept. , 25 , 1904 .]
Presentation of the portrait of Lieut.-General Wade Hampton , C. S. Cavalry , [from the times-dispatch, September 16 , 1904 .]
Southern women in the Civil war. [from the New Orleans, la. , Picayune , June 12 , 1904 .]
Address of General Stephen D. Lee , [from the Richmond, Va. , News-leader, June 14 , 1934 .]
The battle of Gettysburg , [from the times-dispatch, April 10 , 1904 .]
Captain John Holmes Smith 's account.
Confederate States ' flags.
The Sixth Corps remote from the. Early morning attack.
Lomaxs Cavalry Division about; and Custer 's and Merritt 's divisions present advance.
The Fredericksburg artillery , Captain Edward S. Marye , [from the times-dispatch, January 8 , 1905 .]
The ironclad ram Virginia - Confederate States Navy, [from the Richmond, Va. , News-leader, April 1 , 1904 .]
Memorial day address by Major Graham Daves , at Raleigh, N. C. , May 10 , 1901 .
Sherman 's expedition from Vicksburg to Meridian , Feb. 3 , to March 6 , 1864 [from the New Orleans, la. , Picayune , July 27 , 1904 .]
The Shenandoah .
Captain James I. Waddell .
Prevarication of General Miles .
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