t that all of our Confederate leaders, from our chivalric, heroic President, down to the subordinates, were accustomed to say to their men not Go on!
but Come on!
Thus it came to pass that the list of our dead Generals were fearfully large, and that of those who survive, the large majority of them carry badges of honor in wounds received during the war.
And since the war numbers of them have crossed the river— Lee, Cooper, Bragg, D. H. Hill, Forrest, Cheatham, Pendleton, Chilton, Hood, Wise, William Smith—and scores of others went before, and but a few months ago our grand old Chief and only President followed after.
many of them yet survive, and scores of them come to-day to pay tribute to their loved and honored old Chief, while many others though absent in body are present in spirit.
We have been at some pains to compile an accurate list of surviving Confederate generals with their present residence, and we give it below.
There may be a few om
April 30, ‘64, 39th Alabama Regiment.
child, Duff, Assistant Surgeon, passed Board at Charleston as Surgeon, Dec. 1, ‘63. Sept. 30, ‘63, 32d Alabama Regiment, Headquarters A. T., Nov. 15, ‘63, ordered to report to General Hindman, as Surgeon, 7th Florida Regiment, April 30, ‘64, 7th Florida Regiment.
China, A. J., Assistant Surgeon, appointed by Secretary War, Sept. 26, ‘62, to rank from June 30, ‘62. Dec. 31, ‘62, on duty at Newsome Hospital, Chattanooga, May 31, ‘63, no change.
Chilton, L. B., Assistant Surgeon, April 30, ‘63, 1st Kentucky Cavalry.
Passed Board at Chattanooga, July 24, ‘63, Headquarters A. T., July 27, ‘63.
Ordered to report to General Forrest for duty in 2d Kentucky Regiment Cavalry, A. & I. G. O., Richmond, Headquarters A. T., Dalton, March 28, ‘64.
Appointed by Secretary War, Feb. 2d, ‘64, to rank from July 25, ‘63.
Clifton, J. B., Assistant Surgeon, Sept. 30, ‘63, 16th Georgia Regiment.
Crocket, Samuel O. B., Assistan
Hening, ii. 244. justices of the peace, commissioned by the governor during his pleasure.
These justices held monthly courts, in their respective counties.
Ibid. ii. 71, 72.
Compare the very important tract of Hartwell, Blair, and Chilton,—The Present State of Virginia and the College, p. 43. Printed in 1727, but written near the close of the seventeenth century.
Beverley, 220, 221. Thus the administration of justice, in the counties, was in the hands of persons holding their offor it included plantations which had long been cultivated.
Chalmers, 330. But the prodigality of the king was not exhausted.
To Lord Culpepper, one of the most cunning and most covetous men in England,
Hartwell, Blair, and Chilton, 31. at the time a member of the commission for trade and plantations,
Evelyn, ii. 342. and to Henry, earl of Arlington, the best bred person at the royal court, allied to the monarch as father-in-law to the king's son by Lady Castlemaine, ev