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gn. Through the whole campaign of 1864 in the TransMis-sissippi department General Major was untiring and vigilant, always prompt to march and to fight. He was in command of his brigade in Wharton's cavalry corps, in the district of Western Louisiana, when the war came to an end. From 1866 to 1877 he devoted his attention to planting in Louisiana and Texas. He died at Austin, Tex., May 8, 1877. Major-General Samuel Bell Maxey Major-General Samuel Bell Maxey was born at Tompkinsville, Monroe county, Ky., March 30, 1825. His family were of Huguenot descent, and came from Virginia to Kentucky. His father was Rice Maxey, who for years was clerk of both circuit and county courts in Clinton county, and later moved to Paris, Tex., where the son received the best educational advantages, preparatory to entering the West Point academy. He was there graduated in 1846, and was assigned to the Seventh United States infantry. In the Mexican war he was at the siege of Vera Cruz, and th