dead, were gallant and true on all occasions.
His other officers were brave, and also loyal, with the exception of Lieutenant Meade, a Virginian,
Soon after leaving Fort Sumter, Meade abandoned his flag and joined the insurgents.
He was active Meade abandoned his flag and joined the insurgents.
He was active in the construction of the defenses of Petersburg, in the second and third years of the war. and several of them have since held distinguished positions in the Army.
His little garrison, with one or two exceptions, were true to the old flag when teLieutenant J. C. Davis, and Surgeon S. W. Crawford, all of whom were afterward general officers in the Army; also Lieutenant R. K. Meade.
Trembling with excitement, he said:--I am General Wigfall; I come from General Beauregard, who wants to stop thived the same appointment.
Lieutenant Snyder died in November following, and Lieutenant Talbot died in April, 1862. Lieutenant Meade resigned his commission and joined the insurgents.
Major Anderson performed gallant service in the war with Mexico.