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as rapidly rising to the front rank of his profession. His loss has been severely felt. Charles Winder had attracted my special notice, when I was Secretary of War of the United States, by an acts, the commissioned officers left, as the colonel naively reported, in the order of their rank. Winder alone remained with the troops; in great discomfort and by strenuous exertion the wreck was keptntil a vessel bound for Liverpool came to the relief of the sufferers. Arriving at Liverpool, Winder left the soldiers there, went to the General James Longstreet American consul in London, gotve way, as did the left of Early's. The rest of his brigade, however, firmly held its ground. Winder's brigade, with Branch's of A. P. Hill's division on its right advanced promptly to the support lsed with loss. Pender's and Archer's brigades, also of Hill's division, came up on the left of Winder's, and by a general charge the foe was driven back in confusion, leaving the ground covered with