o be of this class no one is more prominent than the gallant Colonel Jas R. Lane now, by seniority, in command of Branch's brigade Colonel LaColonel Lane graduated at the Lexington Military institute of Virginia, under the tutorage of Gen. Stonewall Jackson, who taught him duty to be the lawccomplish all things.
At the of for breeding out of the war Col. Lane was a Professor in the Military I of North Carolina, to which Staajor of the 1st or "Bethel" regiment.
After the battle of Bethel Major Lane war made Lieutenant and before the regiment was distended, by exation, when was unanimously chosen.
Since the came to Virginia Col. Lanehas commanded it in every battle, evincing in every engagement and Who places.
will with reference to ability and experience.
Col. Lane combined A thorough the ability and long experience in the fielld qualifies him for a responsible position.
Lane's promotion will be with delight by the brigade, in which be is fully appreciated.