Iii.--characteristics of General Wise. by J. H. L.
Governor Henry A. Wise was one of the most gGovernor Henry A. Wise was one of the most gifted men it has been my fortune to know.
His eloquence produced a greater effect upon a popular aspleasant with any commanding officer.
When General Wise was in command of the James River defenses t influential citizens of Richmond.
He annoyed Wise greatly with complaints of depredations committ tent.
As the gentleman was mounting his horse Wise came out, and, calling him by name, said: Sir, d myself to make you an apology.
I'm glad, General Wise, that you show some sense of what is becoming to us both.
My apology, replied General Wise, is that, having on my slippers, I could not possibtimes tempered his usual stately dignity, said: Wise, you know, as well as I do, what the army regul‘ for one small brigade.
Lee laughed and said, Wise, you are incorrigible, and then rejoined the labut one thing, of which he frequently spoke: Any-how, Gineral Wise cussed the Yankees to the last.