and many dear ones to mourn their loss.
Colonel George Griggs, of Pittsylvania, was our next colonel.
He was a member of the Baptist Church.
He was ever ready to aid me in my meetings, and was not ashamed to exhort his men publicly to enlist under the banner of Christ.
His life was spared and he has resumed his place at home, where I hope he may be long spared to labor for Christ.
Among my most valuable assistants was Captain J. T. Averett. Captain John A. Herndon, Captain Jennings, Captain Grubbs, Lieutenant Gardner and others were true soldiers of Jesus.
General Steuart and his assistant adjutant-general, Captain Darden, were members of the Episcopal Church. Colonel Phillips, of the Ninth, was a man of more than ordinary talent, and he did all he could for Christ.
（5.) It was fully and satisfactorily proved in our regiment that true soldiers of the Cross made the best soldiers for their country.
（6.) I don't remember but some four or five who told me that they would dev