Who was last soldier to leave burning city.
The September Confederate Veteran
contained a statement that there was dispute concerning what soldier, or command of soldiers, was the last to leave Richmond
on the morning of April 3, 1865, and asked information.
Colonel Clement Sulivane
, of Cambridge, Md.
, replied in the December issue, and as his communication must be of interest to all Times-Dispatch
readers as part of the history of Richmond
, I beg leave to submit it for their benefit: