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Letcher, and was unanimously confirmed by the Convention of Virginia, then in session. He was the first Colonel and the first man, under the provisional army of Virginia, to take command of his troops. As Colonel he commanded the forces at Harper's Ferry till the arrival of Gen. Jos. E. Johnston. By Gen. J. he was assigned the important duty of checking the Yankee General in his advance. How well he performed that duty the following extract from General Johnston's official report of the batthe Valley, and his command was ordered to join Gen. Lee, which it did in time to participate in the series of battles which delivered Richmond from the siege under which it had been laid by McClellan. In all these battles Gen. Jackson bore a conspicuous part, as he did subsequently at Cedar Run, Manassas Plains, Harper's Ferry, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. At Chancellorsville fate ordered that his useful career should be closed, and over his loss a bleeding country is now called to mourn.
he time of his capture he was just recovering from a severe wound, received in the service of his country, and from which his recovery at one time was deemed exceedingly doubtful. The causes for the detention of Capt. B may be briefly stated. Some time previous to the evacuation of the Lower Valley he was in command of a cavalry company, which was on detached service in Jefferson by command of Brig. Gen. Carson, who was at the time in command of that Department. A disloyal resident of Harper's Ferry, by the name of Rohr, was in the habit of ferrying negroes across the Potomac at that point, and running them off to the camps of the enemy at Sandy Hook, about two miles from the ferry. This man Capt. B. Determined to capture, and for this purpose sent his son in command of a detachment to accomplish that object.--Young Baylor took with him a trusty negro man, to aid his purpose of entrapping Rohr. On arriving at the ferry. Baylor and his men secreted themselves under the Baltimo