utant-general; Major A. Gordon, quartermaster, succeeded by Captain John S. Dancy, assistant quartermaster; Major James DeMille, commissary, succeeded by Captain Lucien D. Starke, assistant commissary sergeant; Lieutenant Theodore Harrell, ordnance officer; Lieutenant William B. Shepard, Jr., aid-de-camp.
Soon afterwards ordereon of cavalry, Lieutenant-Colonel Jeffords, and a battery of artillery, Captain Paris.
Finding White Oak river bridge destroyed, General Martin's commissary, Captain Starke, acted as engineer and quickly constructed with pine trees a sort of dam over the stream, without nails, over which the command passed going and returning.
igade to forward, guide center, charge!—the Seventeenth on the right, the Forty-second on the left, and the Sixty-sixth in the center.
The General, with Captain L. D. Starke and myself, moved immediately behind the Sixty-sixth, all on foot, the line with great enthusiasm charging through a field of small grain into a pine thick