roots of huge trees, we lunched; and at the small house, not far off, where Major Myer had his signal-station during the battle, we were furnished with rich buttermilk by a fat old colored woman, who said she was skeered a‘ most to death by the roar of the storm of battle.
After sketching the charming view southward from the grove in front of the mansion, we proceeded to explore the battle-ground on which the hottest of the fight occurred.
The theater of that conflict was on the farms of Cornelius Crew, Dr. Turner, John W. West, E. H. Poindexter, James W. Binford, and L. H. Kemp.
Crew's, near which the artillery of Porter and Couch was planted, had been a fine mansion, with pleasant grounds around it; but both mansion and grounds told the sad story of the desolation which had been brought to all that region by the scourge of war. Only two very aged women inhabited the shattered building, the garden was a waste, the shade-trees had disappeared, and only a single field was in prepara
ts (No. 174).
204Mary Ann, m. Asa Tufts (No. 175).
He m., 2d, Grace Barnicott, and had--
William Augustus, m.1st, Abigail Tufts.
2d, Susan Tufts.
208Hannah, m. Mr. Davis, of Billerica.
77-133HUTCHINSON Tufts, jun., m. Mary----, and had--
133-209Hutchinson, b. Feb. 10, 1797.
210Mary, b. Mar. 6, 1799; d. aged four days.
104-144Daniel Tufts, jun., who d. June 12, 1826, m. Rhoda Wyman, May 25, 1786, who d. March 17, 1816; and had--
144-211Cornelius, b. Aug. 12, 1786.
212Rhoda, b. Aug. 27, 1788.
213Ruth, b. Dec. 11, 1790.
214Tryphena, b. Feb. 6, 1793.
215Pamela Wyman, b. Mar. 23, 1796.
216Lucy, b. Aug. 28, 1799.
104-145GILBERT Tufts m. Mary Chickering, and had--
145-217Abby, m. Fred. Williams.
218Gilbert, m. Charlotte Fitz.
219Caroline, b. 1822; m. Dr. J. E. Bartlett, and d. 1851.
221Arthur Webster, m. Anna Hooker.
104-147NATHAN Tufts m. Sarah Miller, and had--
Private, Co. B; exchanged, March 4, 1865, at Goldsboro, N. C.; discharged, June 24, 1865, at Annapolis, Md.
Private, Co. F; roster says: Captured, supposed died, and nothing further.
Name in list of prisoners, June 13, 1864, at Charleston, S. C.
Private, Co. B; exchanged, March 4, 1865, at Goldsboro, N. C.; returned to regiment, July 9, 1865.
Corporal, Co. B; died a prisoner, March 18, 1865.
Private, Co. C; exchanged, March 4, 1865, at Goldsboro, N. C.; discharged, July 8, 1865, at Boston.
Hill, William F. Private, Co. A; died a prisoner, Feb. 20, 1865, at Florence, S. C.
Private, Co. E; died a prisoner, in Feb. 1865, at Florence, S. C.
Private, Co. H; wounded; exchanged, March 4, 1865, at Goldsboro, N. C.; discharged, July 27, 1865, at Annapolis, Md.
Moshroe, George W. Private, Co. F; exchanged, March 4, 1865, at Goldsboro, N.