the First Regiment of Virginia, had its full complement of men, and a company of infantry, called the Second Grays, was organized, and Rev. Mr. Boggs was elected captain of the company.
He made a brave and efficient officer, and after the battle of Manassas, resigned his rank in the infantry to accept the command of the Twelfth Battalion of Light Artillery.
The battalions of artillery on field duty with army corps were known by the name of their commanders—such as Cutshaw, Brander, Poague, Pegram and others, and heavy artillery was represented by numbers —Battalion Twelve was really infantry supporting heavy artillery. They did duty at times in the field, were on duty at Wilmington, North Carolina, and served at Fort Harrison, below Richmond.
When the city was evacuated they went out with Custis Lee's troops, and after the surrender Major Boggs unbuckled his sword, donned the uniform of a soldier of the cross, rejoined the Methodist Conference, and is now in charge at Suffolk, Virg
. Prisoners under fire on, 34.
Mower, Gen. 74.
Myers, Col. A. C., death of, 61.
Negro, The, 24; as an Element of Discord, 93.
Newton, Rev. John B., 356.
Nisbet, Colonel R. B, 76.
North Carolina Troops at the Dedication of the Lee Monument, 269.
Old Dominion Guard from La., 54.
Osterhaus, General, 73.
Otey Battery Association, Roster of, 280.
Palmer, D. D., Rev. B. M. 355.
Parker's Battery, Roster of, 282.
Pedregal, Battle of, 318, 363.
Pegram's Battalion Association, Roster of, 278.
Perry, General E. A., Death of, 61.
Petersburg, Va., 14; Seige of, 331; Soldiers' Monument at, Unveiling of etc., 388.
Pickett's Division at the Dedication of the Lee Monument, 280.
Population of the United States-relative increase of the white and black races, 25.
Porcher, A. B., M. D., F. Peyre, 12.
Porter, Admiral D. D., 349.
Prisoner's Guard Reversed, The, 172.
Prisoners of War, Humanity of the Confederate Government to, 119,