above certificate, to which his name is affixed, is correct and true.
Witness my hand and seal, this twenty-third day of July, 1862. R. H. Nelson, Justice of the Peace. A true copy: A. G. Dickinson, Assistant Adjutant-General.
Report of General Rodes.
headquarters First brigade, Major-General D. H. Hill's division, July 19, 1862. Major J. W. Ratchford, Assistant Adjutant-General, Hill's Division.
Major: I have the honor to make the following reports of the operations of my brigadettention to the conduct of the above-mentioned officer; he was distinguished for all that a soldier can admire.
My regular and volunteer staff officers, Captain Whiting, Lieutenants Webster and Peyton, Messrs. Wood and Thomas Bouldin, and Mr. V. H. Rodes, and Mr. Lumsden, were of great service to me, and served me faithfully, at great personal risk, all the afternoon.
Captain Whiting and Lieutenant Webster deserve especial mention, however.
The latter was killed in the charge across the fi