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S. Johnston was assigned to the West, he for the first time asked and learned what relative position he would serve. General Lee, in like manner, when he was assigned to duty beyond the limits of Virginia, learned for the first time his increased rank. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel A. C. Meyers was appointed Quartermaster-General; Captain L. B. Northrop was appointed to command the Subsistence Department. He made no memoir of his service, and Mr. Davis could not notice it in extenso. Surgeon-General Moore, from the Materia Medica of the South, supplemented the lack of drugs made contraband of war, and by the aid of his own ingenuity and that of his corps, supplied the surgical instruments, which were unfortunately scarce and especially needful for the hospitals in the field. General Gorgas was appointed Chief of Ordnance, and if space were permitted to particularize the incalculable service he rendered, the offering would be gladly made to the memory of one who was as unpretendin
special jest in it was Jorax's statement that he called his horse Zerxes and his little groom's horse Arterzerxes, ‘cause Bengy rode arter him. His love for poetry was continuous throughout his life. In his youth he memorized a large part of Moore's Lalla Rookh, Byron's Childe Harold, The Giaour, Lara, English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, and especially the storm in Don Juan, and the Lady of the Lake. I have often seen him sitting at night, and, in a half-whisper, repeating: Time rollscharm of these recitations, when he was in the mood. He had a lovely, high baritone voice in song, no musical culture, but a fine ear; and if he heard a song rendered accurately and well, sang it afterward very sweetly. One of his favorites was Moore's Had I the leisure to sigh and mourn, Fannie dearest, I'd mourn for thee. Another was, Has sorrow thy young days shaded; and those he liked the best were, The harp that once in Tara's halls, and The Minstrel boy. These were the fashionable so