t is all plain now—we went straight, but the road makes a turn). It is there where we saw the deserted artillery, and the dead and wounded horses.
All looks now just as it did then.
I do not think the trees have grown a bit; even the bushes seem to be the same.
Here is the place.
We march by the left flank along the road a short distance, and halt, and front.
Here is the place.
Our left is near the brow of a low hill or rise.
It is so dark that we cannot see a man across the road.
Lane's skirmishers are in front and open fire just abreast of our left flank.
In a short while a wounded man is borne along towards the rear, just behind our regiment.
Several men were holding him up, and he was trying to walk, when brave Sergeant Tom Fogg recognized him, and said: Great God, it is General Jackson!
Then the order is given to deploy the regiment as skirmishers, and almost immediately the road was swept by such a destructive artillery fire as can only be imagined.
I don't beli
North Carolina soldiers.
[from the Wilmington, N. C., Messenger, Feb. 19, 1895.]
Paroled at Appomattox.
North Carolina had paroled at Appomattox Courthouse, one major-general, Bryan Grimes, and six brigadiers, i. e., W. R. Cox, Matthew W. Ransom, John R. Cooke, William McRae, W. P. Roberts and J. H. Lane.
BrigadeCommanded by Total rank and file surrendered.
Cavalry.—— —— ——23
Major-General Grimes and staff, Cummings', Miller's, William's, Flanners' and Ramsey's batteries,150
Total North Carolinians paroled5,022
The following North Carolina regiments we
anization and service, 353.
James, Captain C. F., 83.
James, Captain George S., 111.
Jones' Farm, Battle of, 337.
Jones. General Sam., 67.
Johnson, General Bull, 81.
Johnson, General Bradley T., 117.
Johnston, General, Albert Sidney, 119
Johnston, Colonel, William Preston, 122.
Kenney's Farm, Battle of, 329.
Kentucky, Attitude of in 1861, 295; soldiers in Mexican war, 59.
Kilpatrick and Dahlgren Raid, 278.
King William Artillery, Carter's Battery, Roster of, 156
Lane, General James H., 324.
Lasker, M., services in Texas, 49.
Last Battle of the War. 309.
Last Gun fired in the War, 42.
Latane, Burial of, Account of the, 192.
Laughlin, Captain, Wm., 248.
Libby, Captain H. S., 225.
Lee's Campaign in 1862 compared with that of Grant in 1864, 138; forces in 1864, 177.
Lee and Longstreet — a criticism, by Colonel Walter H. Taylor, 73.
Lee to the rear, Accounts of the incident, 79.
Lee, General Stephen D., 111; Oration by, at the laying