ation — a bead roll of fame worthy to be printed in letters of gold.
Another number will complete this interesting sketch of a gallant brigade.]
Corps of sharp-shooters.
Our corps of sharp-shooters was organized in the fall of 1863, at Liberty Mills.
It was composed of picked marksmen and brave men. Its officers, too, were all cool and brave.
This fine body of men were not only thoroughly instructed in skirmish drill, but were frequently practiced in calculating and stepping off distaning been in the ranks, he knew how to sympathize with the soldiers at the front and on their long, weary marches.
He would always take charge of our cooking details, and often sit up all night to prevent delay in preparing the rations.
At Liberty Mills he scoured the country, collected tax in kind, stored his provisions in a log house, built in camp for that purpose, and thereby prevented a great deal of suffering that winter.
At Moss Neck he purchased moulds and wicks in Richmond and co