vates 1 counted three—one Mauberret, one Lathrop, and one Perkins—and then I stopped.
They are all gone, and it made me think that in a few years we will all be gone.
Mr. Allston here read a letter from Mrs. Kate Sherry Chase, the devoted sister of Henry Sherry, in which she said that the uncertainty of life prompted her to place in the care of the Ladies' Confederate Memorial Association the sword and picture of her brother.
They were precious treasures to her; her brother had served in Crescent Company E, and left New Orleans at the first call, and command of General Beauregard, and fell on the field of Shiloh.
Handing the sword and picture to Mrs. Behan, Mr. Allston said that he did the bidding of this sister, and placed the relics in the hands of the Association, there to remain 'till time shall be no more.
General Chalaron accepted the relics for Memorial Hall.
It was a privilege for him to accept this sword, over which a sister had wept and which she had cherished so many