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as approached by a bark which, to give succor, hove to. Not being able to receive all the passengers, 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 kept afloat until 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, got means to provide for their needs, and returned with them.
Soon afterward four regiments were added to the army, and, for his good conduct so full of promise, he was nominated a captain of infantry, and, notwithstanding his youth, was confirmed and commissioned accordingly.
He died manifesting the same spirit as on the wreck—that which holds life light when weighed against honor.
The enemy's infantry advanced about 5 P. M., and attacked General Early in front, while another body, co