After lead for bullets.

Toward the close of the war, when bullets became scarce in the Confederate army, Colonel Berkeley was commissioned to penetrate the Union lines and go in search of lead. When the close of the conflict came, he was busy collecting old lead pipe and leaden ware of every sort with which to mold bullets for his comrades.

While nearly eighty-three years old, Colonel Berkeley is as hale and hearty as a strong man of fifty-five or sixty. He takes long walks every day and can ride horseback like a youngster. He does not wear glasses, and is ready to engage in a shooting contest with anybody at any time. Colonel Berkeley has many friends in Baltimore.

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