conceal ourselves as best we could in the wheat and bushes at the fence on the top of the hill. I was surprised to find I was so close to the Yanks on the heights. I could see the men in the fort, the sentinels on guard, the embrasure with guns pointing in our direction, and we were almost in rear of the Federal picket at the railroad. I was very uneasy about our situation, but I saw nothing to report until I got almost on them. I felt I must go on until I saw something, and I was soon entirely satisfied with what I saw. After noticing closely the ground in front, as well as the work, we crept back to our horses, rode down the hill, and passed in front of the Federal picket we first saw. He had not moved his position.
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Dedication of a bronze tablet in honor of Botetourt Battery
The battle of Dranesville, Va.
The career of General Jackson
Remarkable record of the Haskells of South Carolina .
The battle of New Market , Va. From the Confederate veteran, Dec. , 1907 .
Chaplain Matthew O'Keefe of Mahone 's Brigade .
General Hood 's Brigade .
The cruise of the Shenandoah .
The Eleventh Kentucky Cavalry , C. S. A. From the Lexington, Ky. Herald, April 21 , 1907 .
Roster of the companies.
Roster of Company E , Nineteenth Virginia Infantry .
Demonstration on Harpers Ferry , from the Times-dispatch, December 9 , 1906 .
From Manassas to Frazier's Farm .
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