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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.3 (search)
ghing when we heard of it, because when Pink left us he said no ten or fifteen Yankees could catch him, he knew the country too well, he was raised there. Little did he think that he would be raised again so soon by the Yankees. The gallant Colonel L. P. Miller commanded the Sixth cavalry from the date of General Dunovant's death, October 1st, 1864. Colonel Miller was one of the best disciplinarians in the army, and is now the only surviving field officer of that historic regiment. Major Fergusson was wounded on the 10th of March, 1865, and a few years ago went to his reward full of honors, both as soldier and citizen. On the 9th day of March, 1865, General Hampton rode ahead of the command all day by himself, and the men would look at each other and say: Look out, boys, Old Wade is fixing a trap for them; we will be into it to-night, while others would say: We will give it to them to-morrow, which forcibly reminded me of what General Mart Gary said to a Yankee general in Virg