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THIS NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON, D. 0., THURSDAY, DECEMBER ai, 1882.
Hmx TJicy Resulted in Departments
Near anil Far.
:T r.de Hohros, of New York, writes that
. j !'-. No. -Jl, has elected the following
. 'omnia:. der, James C i.'arlyle;S. V. C,
.. raimi: J. V. C, George II. Sears; Q.
j. 1 ii.i. y : e hap., Samuel Knight; O. D.,
. ,?. a: ; .., John Young.
rl. Svart ?.-riJ.sus from Saugcrties, N.
... :. Jji-"H Post. 21."i, has elected the
, . .! ir : t .hi . (. F. Cam right ; S. V.
, . r.Miia!i fetisell: J. V. C, Lyman Wa
tfaws: . !.. J. H. Keed: Snrg., Dr. Warren
IkiB.bit, LiiapLtia, D. W. Hurnval; O. D., Ira
Torrence Post, No. GO. of Delaware, Ohio, has
elected ilie following ofheers: Pott Commander,
Captain D. A. Mark; S. '., John Chapman; J.
a, J. I- Yandcnum; Q. M.. Jacob Kruck;
Chaplain. Prof. W. (?. Williams; Surg., Dr. F.
W. Morrihun; O. D., A. Frantz; 0. G., B. Mc
Pherson. Lou Morris Past, No. 47, of San Francisco,
lias elected the following officers: Com.,
George V. Langau; h. V. C., George li.
Shearer; J. V. C., K. IV French; Q. 31., Win. S.
Low?Suig.. Dr. L. Jl. Cutler; Chaplain, W.
W. Colestock; O. D., J. N. Drown; O. G.,
B. F. Bran nan.
Comrade Reagan writes us that Bobbins Post,
No. 91, of I'pper Sandusky, Ohio, has elected
the following officers: Commander, Capt. Gor
don; S. V. C, Capt. Hartsough ; .1. V. C, Capt.
Pettit; Surg.,Dr.Billhart; Cliap., Allen Smaly;
Q. M., Albert Gipsoii; O. D., John Berkiy ; O.
G., George Heding.
Comrade Elliot writes us from Lincoln, Ver
mont, that Garfield Post, No. G2, has elected
tho following officers for tho ensuing year:
Commander, Rev. Z. Elliott; S. V. C, 8. V.
"Hodge: J. Y. C, J. Clark ; Chaplain, F. James;
Surg., II. Powers; Q. M., O. Barnaul; O. D.,
Ed. James; 0. G., T. Clark.
Comrade Cannon, of Conovcr Post, No. 10,
Freehold. N. J., writes that tho annual elec
tion of officers resulted as follows: Commander,
13. F. Apple gate; S. V. C, Chas, Brower; J. Y.C.,
Chas. Sncdikcr; Surg., Caleb Patterson; Chap.,
Jacob Douglass; (). D., Chas. JIartzein; O. G.,
George Sparks; Q. M., Chas. A.Clark; Dele
gate to Department Encampment, Adjutant
AY- W. Cannon.
McPherson Post, No. C, Longmart, Coloy has
elected tho following ofliccrs: B. L. Carr, Post
Commander; Geo. W. Brown, S. V. C; Frank
L. Sallade, J. V. C; Ebon White, Q. JL; J. W.
Turrell, Surg.: William Butler, Chap.; John
A.Webber, O. D.; John llertlm, O. G.; dele
gates to tlie Department Encampment, J. W.
Turrell and L. H. Dickson ; alternates, Amos
Millice and Albert Lamb.
E. A. Slocum Post. No. 211, of Fairport, N. Y.,
Las elected the following officers: Commander,
L. G. Parsons; S. V. ( '., Wm. Jl. Raymond ; J. V.
C, 31. Dickens; Adjt., W. M. White; Q. 31.,
Edward Jordan ; Surg., W. S. Fuller; Chaplain,
Cornelius Yanderworker; O. D., S. J. Kelsey;
0. G., Henry Grawberger. W. II. Jcrrellb was
jlccted delegates to the National Encampment,
ind S. J. Kelsey, alternate.
Comrade Hollyficld writes us from Eureka
Springs. 111., that Lyon Post. No. I'M, has elect
ed the following officers: Commander, Francis
"M. Johnson : S. Y. C, Dr. James Beaver ; J. V.
C, F. A. Sachet; Q. 31., L. A', llollylield ; Surg.,
Y. P. Freeman; O. D., William 11. Dye; O. G.,
George Young Blood; Chap., A. B. Combs;
Delegate to tins State Encampment, J W. True;
Alterjiate, Dr. .lames beaver.
, Lieutenant Ezra Griffin Post, 130, of Scranton,
"F.,'lia fleeted tho following officers: Com.,
"ft C liark: S. V. C, E. W. Pearce; J. V. C,
(vki- Vi:. Skiilhorn; Q. 31., D. 31. Jones;
jSfcr. . M. Iory; Chaplain, J. W. Wetherell;
t. it. -o :i Bun hell; 0. G., E. W. Smith;
ici" i.taiivcs. F.J. Ainsden, 13. Wv Pearce;
"t j.: s, George W. ! tkillhorn, John J. Mur-
iv ; y.'. of A., F. J. Amsdcn.
f o ;nd 31. D. Braman. of Sherman City,
- . who has s-eiit u- eight subscribers to the
-a-' r !imii that point, writes us-lhatJ. J.
itov.i y I t, N. 77, has elected tho following
'(Bftlif A: i--st (ommander, 31. D. Bramau; S.
V. C V W. EUis; J. V. C., Wesley Ellis': Q. 31.,
33. P. Stromr: Surg., A. B. Martin; Chaplain,
Wni. L. Sliujic: O. D., James Cotter; O. G., F.
I'.PhotJiiix; Adjt., Win. Creery.
Comrade IJoiTman, of Webster, N. Y., writes
ns that Thonm." Farr Post, No. 27,, has elected
tltc following officers: A. J. Pratt, Commander;
Y7m. 11. Bancroft, S. V. C; Jacob liolfman,
J. V. C: John Hamil, Q. 31.; Chas. Clow, Surg.;
Chas. Foster, Chap.; Kobert A. Corry, O. D. ;
Jacob Gloor, (). (J. ; Frank Yanalstine, Adjt. ;
Representative to Department Encampment,
Jacob liolfman; Alternate, E. C. Smith.
John A. Dix Post, of San Jose, Cal., has
elected the following officers: 1. C, 31. Bowman ;
S. V. C, J. II. Barbour; J. V. C, F. C. Young;
Surg., Dr. Chapin ; Chaplain, Rev. 3Ir. Hancock ;
Q. 31., C. W. Gausling; delegates to the De
partment Encampment to be held in San Fran
cisco next month are W. D. Haley, J. II. Bar
bour, Bev. 3Ir. Hancock and F. V. Purdy ; al
ternates, John Britton, Dr. Chapin, W. S.
Walker and Wright.
A. E. Burnside Post, No. 109, of South Chi
cago, IB., has elected the following officers:
Commander, Alfred Wilson; S. V. C, L. A.
White; J. V. C, L. L. Fossberry; Chap., C. B.
Rushinore; Surg., Dr. 31. B. Arnold; Q. 31.,
L. L. Deunick; O. D., Ambrose N. Smith; O.
G., Charles A. Bicksccker; delegate to tho De
partment Encampment, to be held at Danville,
111., January 31, Rri3, Henri' C. HoKuan;
alternate, Fred. Wilkinson.
Comrade Creech, of 0. P. 3Iorton Post, No.
14, of Joplin, 3Io., writes to us that the recent
election for officers resulted as iollows: P. C,
Galen Spencer; S. V. C, F. 31. Bedburn ; J. Y.
C, J. W. Gilbert; Chaplain, N. L. Barnes; O.
D., C.C. Wheeler: U. G., S. Ramsey; Surg.,
J. W. Carter, and Q. 3L, S. B. Williams; repre
pentatives to tho Department Encampment, J.
W. Campbell and J. W. Carter, with Ira Creech
and S. B. Williams as alternates.
Phil Sheridan Post, No. 7, of San Jose, fill.,
lias elected the following officers : Com., Brad
ley Smith; S. V. C, II. S. Foote; J. V. C, 11.
B. Worcester; Q. 31., L. Finigan; Surg., Dr.
A. MeMahon ; Chaplain, Rev. Jas. 31. Newell ;
a D., T. R. 3Iorphy; O. ., 31. Hite; delegates
to DejMirtment llncamjiment, H. S. I'oote, L.
Finigan, J. J. Beard and L. W. Denan ; alter
nates, Dr. A. 31c3Iahon, James 31. Newell, II.
R. Warccstcr and Daniel 3IcGinley.
Curtis Post, at De Yitt, Iowa.'has elected the
following officers: Post Commander, A. II. L.
Giflin; S. V. C.. W. II. Staley; J. V. C, L. U.
WcM-ott; Adjt., W. II. Stout: Q.M., W.J.Dunu;
Sunc. Dr. J. K. L. DiiMi-an: Chaplain, D. J.
Rodciilmuxh; O. D.. F. 31. Suiter; (). G., A. W.
CtJicJHfl ; S. JL, F. Hawkins; Q. 31. S., II.
Wiildo. Itwxs the members of Curtis Post who
sbuckfrf Comrade Phillips's 2T-acre corn-field
iHti month, as related in the Tkiuunj:.
Connde 3Ioou writes us that at .Manasquan,
N. J., on D-ccinber 11th, the following officers
of Ymknburch Post, No. 17, were elected for
i ensuing year: P. C, W. S. 3Ioore; S. Y. C.,
II. A. CUrk; J. V. C., W. P. Bcynolds; Surg.,
JLbru Nvvrnian: ( hap., 1). W. 3Ioiton; Q. .M.,
Jit. Ilanly ; (). D., C. L. 3Iaire ; O. G., 31. B.
Yndn burg; Adjt, Frank Getsinger. Tins
Pt in iu a nourishing condition, and doing all
it cau taadvunce tho principlas of tho G. A. R.
f tirdr Camp, of Rosita, Cnl., writes that
' v A. U. Pot at that jilace has elected the
i oa .j i ttftVtTs: II. II. Daniels, S'cond 3Iich-
: i . I utauder ; W. E. Bauclt, Twenty-
.. Sork.S. Y. C; 1). S. S.iit'.i, Tenth
.. . . W. liroiik, Fir.t Miuucsot.,
.... ;'.ii.j, Fi K.uih.-irt, Siirg. : J. 31.
:-.f.4Mt!i Iowa, Q. Jl.; L. P. Kyger,
atun-d aud Eighteenth Indiana, O. G. ;
. iry. Seventeenth Wisconsin, O. D.; U.
tiwj Thirty-seventh Wisconsin, Ad'jt.
iie Johnson, of Jcfloion, Wis., sends
wi new siilwcribers, and stjit.-s that. John
,'i.h-- I'cst, N. 2', hah ele( ted tho follow-
!rs: Conini'iUder, Col. George W. 15ird ;
'.. -ip J. T. '.irr; J. X. C, ergl. A. G.
, . AU'tt, :t.'..Tt W. Johnon : Chap.. A. J.
.4.Vc'.t : Q. 51.. James li. Garity ; O. D., George
B.tarihl; O. G.t Charles D. Fuller; Surg., A.
It. Jiecliusd. The following were elected dele
yi8 1 tho National Encampment: J.T, Carr,
Of Jttlei'sou, Wis.; John B. Messerschiedt, of
Jefferson, Wis.; Col. E. B. Gray, of Palmyra,
Comrade Lovcring writes us that E. K. Wil
cox Pn-t, of Springfield, 3Iass., has elected the
following officers: Commander, J. O.Smith;
S. Y. C. E. W. Luthrop : J. Y. C, C. H. Allison ;
O. D.. W. J. Johnson: O. G.. F. I. Bollins; Q.
31.. 13. D. Capron: Surg., Dr. David Clark;
Treas. of the Belief Fund, J. L. Bice; Dels, to
Dept. Con., B. B. 3IcGregor. C. C. 3Iorrill. C. C.
3Iorgan, J. W. Hen,ey, W. C. Goodrich, and R.J.
Hamilton. The Post has a membership of about
125, and is still increasing, and is in a nourish
Post No. "5. of Camden. N. J., owns the fine
hall and building in which it meets, and at the
late inspection was complimented very highly
on its high standard of excellence. Comrade
Pherius writes that the following officers have
been elected for the ensuing year: Commander,
Samuel S. Weare: S. Y. C, George Barrett: J.
Y. ('., Andrew Cunningham: Q. 31., William
Whittev; Surg., William Blanck, Sr.; Chap.,
Joseph McAllister: O. I).. William 31. Skinner;
O. G., Charles St eerger; Delegates, William II.
Kigh:miiv, Frank S. Jones, Robert G. llann;
Alternates, Charles Shivers, Jr., Benjamin II.
Smith, and Charks Steerger.
Hazlelt Pom, No. HI. of Zancsvillc, Ohio, has
elected the following officers: Com., 31. Y. B.
Kennedy: S. Y. C, S. L. Wiles; J. Y. C, J. C.
Taylor; O. D., Frank J. Yan Home; C. G..
(Jeorge James; Chadain, Rev. 1. 31cK. Pitten
gcr; Surg., Josejih Shaw: Q. 31., C. L. 31oore;
delegates to the Department Encampment, W.
S. Harlan, K. 15. Brown; alternates, Andros
(hiille and It. 31. Saup. An etl'ort will be made
to secure the next session of the Deiartment
Encampment at Zsinoville. This comes from
Comrade Launder, who sends fourteen more
names, and says the more papers he distributes
the more subscribers he obtains.
Comrade Spraguc, of Hinghnni, 3Iass.. writes:
At a regular meeting of 13. Humphrey Post, No.
KM, G. . K., held Thursday evening, Dec. 7,
the following officers were elected: Com., Wm.
H. Thomas; S. Y. C, Charles H. Wakefield;
.). V. C, James S. Ileal : Q. 31., William Jones;
Surg., II. 13. Spalding, 31. I).; Chap., Rev. 13. A.
llorton; O. D.. Edwin Hersey; (). (J., John
II. Stoddar; Trustee for three years, Wm.
II. Thomas; Delegate to Department Conven
tion. P. X. Sprague; Alternate, Laban O.
Ileal. We have on our rolls sixty-five mem
bers, and the meetings are very well attended.
Expect to have somo more subscribers between
now and January.
Comrade Glenn writes us from Ballston Spa.
N. J that Wm. H. 3IcKittrick Post, No, -tti,
has elected the following officers: Commander.
Allen S. Glenn; S. Y. C, John 3htchell; J. -C,
3Ielvin II. Potter; Chap.,. William Rose; Q.
31., George D. Story; Surg., W. W. French;
Adj't, Geo. 3IcCreedy; O. I")., James 31. Wood;
O.G., G. A. Tripp; S. 31., Charles Sullivan;
Q. 31. S., Henry Lowry; O. S.. Nathan Eld
ridge; I. S.. Bryan 31e.Ginnis; delegate to De
partment Encampment, George 1). Story; al
ternate, John Mitchell : council of administra
tion. William II. Ko.se. Melvin If. Potter. James
31. Wood. The Post wHl hold a Camp-lire the
first 31onday night in January.
Barbara Fritchie Post, No. 11, of Grceupoinf,
L. L, has elected the following officers: Com.,
Leo Nutting; S. Y. C, Henry Pearsall; J. Y.
t;, Lawrence Freeland ; uartermaster, Wil
liam Fields; Chaplain, James Freeland; O.
D., Benjamin F. Downing; O. G., Theodore
3Iichell'elder ; Council of Administration, Ja
cob 13. Tyler, Samuel Rowland, C. A. Robin
son, II. ('. Duke and Ottollenschkel; delegates
to the State Encampment, James Campbell,
Henry Pearsall and William II. Jones; alter
nates. George W. Brown, Robert W. Reid and
William Sherwood. Comrades James Campbell,
William U. Jones and Henry C. Dunham were
appointed delegates to the General 3Iemorial
Committee of Brooklyn.
Comrade Ross, of Wayland, 3Iichigan, writes
U3 that Sterling Post, No. 71, G. A. R., has
elected the following officers: Commander,
George W. Pense; S.Y.C., Peter Ross; J.Y.C.,
William L. Manchester: Q. 31.. William W.
Paull; Surgeon, Daniel Hicks; Chaplain, John
3Iclntire; (). D., Yersal P. Fales; O. G., Ches
ter D. Walch. The Pont is iu a highly prosper
ous condition, having over fiftj members, and
having rented the Odd Fellows' Hall, where
they will meet on Wednesday evenings, at seven
o'clock sharp, for the ensuing year. All visit
ing comrades will find our latchstring hanging
out. A large majority of our boys are readers
of Tin: Tkiuunj:. 1 am dealing out the extra
rations of papers you sent me, and in time will
bring the.u all within the fold. May God speed
the day when you shall greet every old soldier.
Comrade "J. S.," of Harrisburg, Pennsylva
nia, writes us as follows: "1 send you a list of
the of)iccrs elected on December 1st, 1SS2, of
Pot on, G. A. li.: Commander, Thomas Num
bers; S. Y. C, J. R. Null; J. Y. C, Charles
Sloat; 0. D., Charles Stabler; O. G., Charles
Beaver; Q. 31., F. I. Thomas; Chaplain, George
Shindler; Surgeon, J. Nelson Clarke; C. of A.,
George E. Reed. Reed is the man that ampu
tated John W. January's feet at Florence,
South Carolina, with a butcher knife. He told
me lie amputated eleven at that place while a
nurse in the hospital there. 1 shall try to in
duce others to subscribe for the paper in the
future; have started it now, and hope it will
piovo a success; it is certainly a good paper,
and I can't do without it."
Comrade Fraveid Avrites us that tho election
of officers for Abernethy Post, West Union,
Fayette county, Iowa, lesulted as follows: Post
Commander, Comrade Fitch ; S. V. C, Comrade
Talmage; J. Y. C, Comrade Barr; Q. 31., Com
rade Lakin: Surg., Comrade Robinson ; Chap.,
Comrade Graham; O. D., Comrade Ketehum;
O. G., Comrade Smith. He adds: "The Post
will give a sociable December 29th. Supper
will be served from (5 p. m. until all are cared
for, after which there will be speeches by com
rades, music, singing, and a general Camp-fire.
A good timo is anticipated. Tin: National
Tkiijunk is a welcome visitor with many of
our comrades, and it is a common thing to hear
the remark: 'Tin: Tkiuunj: is the best soldier
paper printed; it cannot be beat.' 1 had rather
go without all my other papers than to be
without Tin: Tkiuuni:, and I think it will not
belong before every member of our Post will
have the pleasure of reading your very inter
Kellogg Post. No. 20, of Birmingham, Conn.,
has elected the following officers: Post Com
mander, I). Chadyune; S. Y. C, W. F. Tyther;
J. Y. C, T.J. Scott"; Chaplain, 31. 13. Full; q.
31., O. F. Duthrop; Surg., Comrade Smith; 0.
D.. S. 31. 3Iiller; O, G., Comrade Chase; Scr-geant-3Iajor,
Quartermaster Sergeant, and Ad
jutant are yet to be appointed. The Delegates
are F. Warren; S. 31. .Miller, and C. 13. Traux
hurst. The Alternates are T. J. Scott, T. Chad
yune.andComradeSiniinons. Our correspondent
adds: " Our Post is in good working older, and
weare taking in new members every meeting,
and hope soon to have on our roster one hundred
names in good standing, and on next Jlcmorial
Day to dedicate our monument. We hope
that our noble Order will still continue to grow
until every soldier who has a good, clear dis
charge wil' be mustered with us all over this
country that they helped to save, and that
every one will subscribe for your paper, for
we think that it is tho best advocate that the
soldier ever had."
A Urate Soldier Coiie.
Brevet Brigadier-General George Pomutzs
formerly Consul-General of tho United Slate,
at St. Petersburg, died from apoplexy in ex
treme poverty in St. Pi tersburg in October.
General Pomutz entered the service in lhb'1 as
adjutant of the Fifteenth Iowa volunteers, at
Keokuk, Iowa, and was the major of that regi
ment when Gem ral Belknap and General
Hedrick, of Iowa, were its colonels. He was a
Hungarian by birth, and cam- to America with
a colony of his countrymen in llfci, .settling at
New Buda, Decatur county, Iowa. He was a
fine soldier and thoroughly educated, speaking
nine languages fluently. The descriptive book
of the Fifteenth Iowa, which is now in the
War Department and which contains the full
military history of every officer and enlisted
man in the i-vim-nt, was picparcd by him.
It- entries were made fro.n lime to time in the
field, and, a- areginniit.il rec-:d, in ckarness
of del ill and i' its lull description of evciy
soldier of the r giineut and of hi- service, it j.
unsurpassed. When the war closed ho was
lieutenant-colonel of his regiment, having
served for a time on the staff of Major-General
Frank P. Blair. His comrades propose placing
a memorial stone over his grave.
' - - '-
Dr PinwK's " Favorite Prescription " is not
ixlollclasa "cure-all," but admirably fulfills
a simdmoi-s of purpose, b.'ing a most potent
sK'eific in tliOMi chronic weaknesses peculiar to
women. Particulars iu Dr. Pierce's pamphlet
treatise on Diseases Peculiar to Women, !)(
pages.scnt for three stumps. Address Woki.d's
DlSI'UNSAKY 31EDICAL ASSOCIATION. Bull'alo.
I N. Y.
A Glance at the Contents of The
To tho Editor National Teibune:
3Iy sample copy of The National Triu
une was duly received and most carefully
perused. 3Iy opinion always has been that for
the greatest good of all veteran soldiers, their
orphans, and widows, it was most essential that
they have an honrsf, undaunted advocate. And
what better " friend at court "could there be
than a well conducted newspaper? 1 have seen
several purporting to be such, but have de
clined to give them even my feeble support. I
believe that Tin: Tkiuunb is and will be what
it is represented to be soldiers' advocate
and it belongs to the soldier to sustain it. 1
shall therefore contribute my mite and try to
induce others to do the same, and thu", as in
days of yore, "stand by those who stand by
you." 1 "feel that if we all unite and rally to
its support that The Tkiuuni: will not only
advocate the soldier's claims, but will become
firmly established and lasting in influence and
command respect from all as a true advocate of
a Nat ion "s deteiiders.
May that God who was with us in battle
ever be with you in advocating the rights of
nut who ever fought, bled, or died that their
country might live. 3Iay unbounded success
attemfyour object. I would upon no consider
ation fail to request that my name be enrolled
among your list of subscribers. Enclosed please
find the amount of subscription for ono year.
Yours, in F., C and L.,
Josiaii W. Gaiidneb.
Boston, Mass., Dec. 5.
GOOD SOLDIEKS MAKE ORDERLY CITIZENS.
To the Editor National Triuune:
In 1SG1, while company after company and
regiment after regiment were marching to the
front, there were somo old maids and all of the
eccentric old fogies who dreaded our return, be
cause the war was a demoralizing institution.
They said they would have to put combination
locks on their barn doors, place a watchman
over their chicken-coop, and lock the pigs iu the
cellar if ihey expected to have any Christmas,
for t he boys would be so demoralized and lawless
that they wouldsteal everything thoy could lay
their hands on. Eighteen years ot social and civil
life have convinced them that such is not the
case; also that there is no class or body of men
that present to the public so good a deport
ment or have gained a more noble reputation
than the ex -soldiers. As an evidence of this
fact, in looking over the criminal record I find
that ninety-live percent, of the crimes arc com
mitted by men that never carried a knapsack
or shouldered a musket. Therefore, 1 say that
the war was not demoralizing, and I believe
that if we comrades continue to march on the
line of moral principles, with the Triuune as
our leader, wo shall ere long receive our just
dues from the Government. When Congress
passes the bills that are already in their hands
which atl'ect the interests of disabled soldiers,
we maj feel that the splendid promises made
to us at the time of our enlistment are begin
ning to be fulfilled. God speed tho Tkikune
in itsadvocy of the forty-dollar bill.
Yours, in F., C, and L.,
E. B. Lovering,
Co. G, 27th' Mass. Vols.
Springfield, Mass., Dec. 5.
from a new surscrib
To tho Editor National Triuune:
Being a very recent subscriber, I am in some
doubt whether 1 have as much right as tho old
veteran readers of The Tkiuuni-: to have any
thing to say regarding tho editor of his paper;
but 1 must confess that I am agreeably sur
prised to find The Tkiuune, instead of being
a paper devoted mainly to the interest of claim
agents, a powerful advocate for the soldier's
rights, proving by its editorials that the heart
of the editor is wholly in the work to accom
plish this end. I take five weekly papers, but
the sixth (The Tribune) I prize more than
all the rest. I hope every ex-soldier in tile
Union will give his influence (and dollars, too),
and thus, by adding little by little, make Tin-:
Tkiuuni: a still more powerful champion of
the soldier's rights; for 1 believe that an
editor, as well as a soldier, can fight with
greater confidence with a whole division or
corps to back him than with a single battalion.
We have a Post of the G. A. R. here, with a
membership of forty-four. It is G. 11. Barnes
Post, No. 17o. Will you kindly answer through
tho columns of Tin: Tkiuune whether the
ordnance donated by the Government to dif
ferent G. A. 11. Posts (ours included) is await
ing the orders of Post Commanders. 1 will try
to find a few volunteers. Hoping The Triu
une and its foiyider may meet with unbounded
success, I am, yours, in i, C. and L.,
L. II. Bailey,
Lato Bugler Co. C, 13th N. Y. Vol. Cuv.
Shingle House, Pa., Dec. 5.
Write to your Representative in Congress
who had charge of the bill to appropriate con
demned cannon for your Post. He can give
you tho desired information. Ed.
an unknown friend's good work.
To tho Editor National Tkiuune:
Some ono sent me a copy of your paper on
which was penciled, "Dear Comrade, if you are
taking this paper please hand this to some ono
else." This was the second one that had come
to mo iu the last two weeks, and I am much
pleased with your defense of the old cripple.
Being one of them I appreciate a kind word
when so many aro kicking and cuffing us. I
was four years in the service, and am a wreck.
I applied for a pension three yeiiis ago; have
furnished promptly all the evidence asked by
tho Department; have not heard a word from
tho Pension Office since the 1st of last July.
This long silence is a mystery to some of us
who are waiting with all tho patience wo are
masters of. If your paper in tho future should
impress me favorably I will try and get up a
club for it among the comrades of this town
ship. We have no G. A. R. Post nearer than
seven miles. Simon Watekbton.
Bkidgewater, O., Dec. 5.
ANOTHER REMINISCENCE OF ANDERSONVILLE.
To the Editor National Triuune:
I saw an account in your papor of September
D, lati2, by "Freo Lance," of a fight between
the prisoners and police of Sumter prison (An
dersonville) October "Jo, lbfL I was tho pris
oner who was clubbed at Providence Spring,
which was guarded by a big bare-footed police
man, whose duty it was to keep tho prisoners
from messing about the spring. 1 had occasion
to go for water.and ho ordered mo to throw my
slops away from tho spring, which I was about
to do, when he commenced to use his club with
telling effect on my shoulders and back, which
I rcM-ntcd with my list.s, and this brought on a
fight between the police and the unfortunate
prisoners, and 1 assure you the police gob the
worst of it, for friends came to my rescue
Private Quinlan, Sergeant O'Toole, of company
G, Seventh New Jersey volunteers, and mem
bers of tho Eighty-second New York infantry,
and otlur prisonors, who made things pretty
lively for a time.
Thomas W. Cocker,
Co. G, 7th Reg't New Jersey Vols.
Paterson, N. J., Dec. -I.
give us the other side.
To tho Editor National Tkiuune:
We read and hear a great deal now-a-days
about Anderson villo and other places whom
Union prisoner.- of war were, confined during
the war, but we sec nothing about tho prisons
where the confederate prisoners were kopt and
in what manner they were treated. Please in
form us through Tin: Tkiuune where the prin
cipal places of confinement were, and who had
charge of them.
Brimfiem), 111., Dec. 4.
This is a capital suggestion, and wo shall act
upon it at a very early day. Ed.
WOUNDED SEVEN TIMES, RUT STILL ON DUTY.
To the Editor National Tribune:
Pleaso find enclosed ono dollar for your val
uable paper for ono year. 1 hopu cro long it
will find its way into tho hands of every true
soldier of our country. 1 was a member of
three Pennsvlvauia regiments, and was wound
ed seven times, and lost my right eye and right
arm. Wishing you all the success that one
comrade can for the other, I remain, fraternally
yours, in F., C, and L.,
J. D. Kaufman,
Late Co. 11, lfth Pa. Vols.
Covington, 3IiA3ii Co., 0., Dec. -1.
the equalization of rounties.
To the Editor National Tribune:
Please give in your next issue a form of peti
tion for tho equalization of bounties. 1 will
get twenty-five or fifty signers, and every
reader of The Tribune can get ten to ono
hundred signers, and we can send ono hundred
thousand or more.
Respectfully, W. A. Mart,
Co. H, 39th O. V. Inf.
Imogene, Iowa, Dec. 5.
All in good time, comrade. Our cx-soldiers
should address themselves now to tho work of
.defeating tho attempts of their enemies in Con
gress to cut down the revenues so as to have
an excuse for voting against all future pension
and bounty legislation and to secure the pub
lication of the names of pensioners, so as to
mako thorn objects of public suspicion. Ed.
a strong endorsement.
To the Editor National Tribune:
Enclosed please find $1 for The National
Tribune for one vear. You have seut me sev
eral sample copies, but I find I must have it
every week. It is by far the best soldier's
paper published since the war, and I am pleased
to sec that the boys are coining to its support.
Yours, in F., C. and L.,
John G. B. Adams,
Pres't 3Iass. Union of Surv. Reb. Tris.
Lynn, 31 ass.
short but to the toint.
To tho Editor National Tribune:
As a paper devoted to the interest of the sol- I
Ul 1) UlilllV lHbll IO il"lV tV. V.V W4 W'
Tribune, and I look for its weekly visit about
as much as my daily meals. I shall continue
to take it as long as 1 can raise the dollar, and
I think it would be to the interest of all the
boys who wore tho blue to subscribe for it.
Although my timo is limited, I will do all I
can to increase its circulation. 3loro anon.
D. II. 3IITCUELL.
Answers to Correspondents.
S. C. Jf Fulton. Col. Pensions aro not settled
in rotation, but when tho number of claim is
reached in the regular order, and the evidence
complete. In other words, if your claim is
numbered i 10,000, and you cannot furnish evi
dence to complete, No. .'Mri.OW, if complete,
would not be suspended until you could do so,
but would be disposed of.
P. F., St. Elmo, 111. We are sorry we cannot
act as your attorney, but would advise you to
file your application at once, as you seem to
have a good case.
G. W. W., Shelby co., Afo. If the comrado and
the regimental surgeon rcluse to testify we
know of no way for you to compel them to do
so. You might recite the facts to the Commis
sioner. "J. The name of the aasistantsurgeon of
the Second D. (J. vols, is Wm. J. Craigen.
If. C. J!., Firt Conn. Jl. A. The validity of a
claim is usually established when the testi
mony in support thereof satisfies the Depart
ment of its genuineness.
IP". G.,l)olge.ville,X. 11 1. It would strengthen
the claim. 2. If you believo your evidence to
be complete there would be no particular ne
cessity. C. A. G., Trenton, N. J. You aro not entitled
to pension on account of services of your first
J. F. II., Toledo, Ohio. WTe are still publish
ing the number of certificates issued, as you
will see by referring to another portiou of this
F. F. P., Homer, N. II Write to the Adjutant
General of the Army, this city, stating circum
stances of loss, and lie will advise you how to
proceed ; or for a small fee any reputable attor
ney could act for you.
G. Jf. ., JJ'iir.'Wir, Al 11 1. As soon assigned.
2. Please state this question a little clearer.
J. P. S, Wilhcnnnn, Pa. Ho draws no more
than a private for the same disability. Will
send pamphlet referred to.
.7. JL ., Anderson, Ind. Apply to the Hon.
Second Auditor, Treasury Department, Wash
ington, D. C.
P. F., Oxford, Jfe The authority of the sur
geon in charge of hospital to grant furloughs is
not recognized by the War Department as suffi
cient to warrant a recommendation for payment
of commutation of rations while on such fur
lough. E. C. P.., Jtoston, Mass. Depends entirely
upon the dates of enlistment and discharge as
unlisted man. If he served less than two years
prior to receipt of commission, ho would not
.a Remaining answers next week.
SONGS OF THE CAMP.
Fort Fisher was stormed on January 1.1th. M(V, at 3:30
p. m. At ten at night tins fnit, garrison of 2yioo men, anl
the material of war, were surrondcri-d to Major-Gcneral
Terry, commanding the United states forces.
Three generals assembled, hold council to-day,
To decide if the fort we can take, and the way.
Terry, CoriJbtoclc, unit Ames, this trinity form,
Whilst Hutler is proving the fort we can't storm.
Says Terry : " My whole reputation I'll stake
That that fort by assault I can certainly take."
Says Coinstock : " I think the fact is most clear.
And so tJrtmt informed mo when ho sent me here."
Then Adelbcrt answered: " I only can say,
I perish or conquer the rebels to-day."
Now Curtis has marshaled his gallnut brigade;
A hundred shnrp-sbooters advance betore these;
l'cnnebacker's and Hell's next in order arrayed,
And twothousnnd sailors commanded bylirecse,
Amidst whom, in vnlor. inferior to none,
Was Hiirtlelt, Rhode Island's invincible son.
See! Lunili, like warrior clad in mail,
Now tlniimers foith bis iron hail ;
And ns our foiee approaches nighcr,
lie pours his enfilading fire
Upon their unprotected thinks,
And decimate the staggering ranks.
Theturs, unued to tented field,
Reluctant, seem about to yield;
Hut whilst within bomb-proof secure
The Southern soldiers lie,
From rilled cannon, swift and sure,
Tho hissing bullets ily.
The strongest-guns, dismounted now.
Cannot, iu time, licwt:
'Ti.s certain death to show ones brow
Above the parapet.
Protected by the (loathful shield,
Boldly our troops advance;
And, when the final gun has pealed,
The leader's practiced glance
Sees that tho gunners only halt
To give us signal for au,rtiilt.
Now, manly courage claims the right
To cope with deeds performed of yore;
Now brave as any Christian knight
Kurope or Palestine e'er saw,
Heedless of bullets, sword or tlamcs,
Stood forth our leader, General Ames.
Two hundred yards in front we sea
The miuio rides glcntiong;
Tie draws his sword, cries " Follow me,"
And none of fi ght is dreaming.
We rush into the p-i'l-ade;
The tinverse soon we eloar,
From whence the stars and Stripes displayed,
Call forth a rousing cheer.
And the fort which Ihey snitl could never
At ten o'clock was ours; .
And the Southern cause was nt once forsaken
By the treacherous foreign powers.
Au old physician, retiied from practice, hav
ing hud placed m his hand.-, by an East India
missionaiy the formula of a simple vegetable
remedy for tho speedy and permanent euro for
Consumption, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Asthma, and
all throat and lung affections, also a positive
and radical, cure for nervous debility and all
nervous complaints, after having tested its
wonderful curative powers iu thousands of
cases, hits felt it his duly to make it known to
his suffering fellows. Actuated 1 y this motive
and a desire to relieve human siidi ring, I will
Send free of charge, to ad who desir. it, this
recipe, in Gorman, French, or English, with
full directions for preparing and using. Sent
ly mail by addressing, with stamp, naming this
papor, W. A. Xoyes, 119 Power's Block, Rochester.
Little Red Cap Relates the Sequel to
the Anderson villc Hanging.
CoHiiintcti from last ireek.
As soon as lifo was pronounced cxtiact the
bodies of the six Andersonville raiders were cut
down, the meal-sacks were removed, Mini the
prisoners were permitted to inarch up to the gal
lows, between parallel I ines of regulator?, to view
the remains. Among tho-.e who took advantage
of the opportunity were two friends of the raid
ers, who knelt down by the side of Delanvs
lifeless body, and, as they wiped away the troth
from his lips, swore to be revenged on those who
had done him to death. Indeed, for some time
after the execution those who were immedi
ately concerned in it had reason .to take extra
precautious for their safety, and all who could
secured details outside the stockade, so as to be
beyond the reach of the would-be assassins.
They served as nurses and ward-masters in tho
hospital, and for a short timo Limber Jim
bunked with mo at tho cook-house after I had
returned from Wirz's house. Others were not
so fortunate. 1 well remember sei iug a corpse
brought out of the stockado one mornim with
the livid prints of human fingers still plainly
visible on the throat. It was tho body of a
raider who had turned state's evidence .it the
trial, and had been strangled to death by rente
one of the survivors out of revenge.
.roMcixr, TJtn ritisoN.
But. the raiders, as a body, never recovered
their lost power. Immediately after the bang
ing a police force, numbering some twelve or
fifteen hundred men, was organised within the
stockade, and the camp was thereafter regularly
and thoroughly patroled in ev.ry direction.
Sergeant Key at first commanded the force,
which Avas divided into conipaiiiis. but being
apprehensive that the raiders would carry out
their threat to assassinate him, he secured a
detail in the hospital, and relinquished the
captaincy to Sergeant A. 1J. Hili, of WatUieon,
Ohio. Hill was a good-natured fellow of giant
proportions, and quite equal to the wor thus
devolved upon him. I have had the pleasure,
since the war, of visiting him at his home in
Wauseon, and am glad to he able to sty that he
has an interesting family and is doing well.
During his administration the bvt of oxder
prevailed within the stockade, aud the pri-on
was as free from crime as the best-governed
city. Hill was a strict disciplinarian. Infant,
he was judge and jury combined, and oticmb-rs
were always brought to his tent to Ic disposed
of as he might see fit. One of his favorite
modes of punishment was "spanking," and I
i an assure you it was administered in the
good old orthodox fashion. A split shingle 'vas
the instrument generally used in its applica
tion, and those who got a taste of its quality
were pretty sure not to incur the risk of a sec
ond visitation. In fact, it was held in whole
some dread by the whole prison, and it pioved
a very effectual check to sneak-thieving and
It was already midsummer, but tho weather
seemed to be still growing hotter and hotter. At
noon the sand on the surface of the ground
would actually burn the hand: and I remem
ber that whenever Wirz had occasion to send
me to tiie railroad depot a distance of less
than a mile i was obliged, in order to avoid
burning my feet :nv shoes jiail long since gone
to pieces to run at mil speed u;:tii I reached
the creek wh'ch ran across the road, al out half
way, where I could cool thorn in the water.
The eiiee-i, of the intense heat on too prisoucrs
was shocking to see. Men's skins blistered and
swelled up in great watery pulls, the deadly
swamp grew more and more otieusi e, gangrene
became more and more prealent, and look
where you would you could not fail to see at
legist half a dozen men in the last loathsome
stages of disease. Yet all through the month
of July our numbers kept on increasing, and
ere it was over the fresh arrivals reached a
total of 7,G00. We learned through them that
our armies were hewing their way straight to
the heart of the confesleracy, and the day of
delivoranoo was drawing nearer and nearer.
But; "strike as heavily and swiitlyas they might,
death was outstripping them in the race. I can
hardly restrain the tears even now when I
think that out of the nineteen arm of my com
pany, who entered Andersonville at tfie same
time ns 1, not one survived its horrors. At each
visit I found some familiar fae'e missing. But
four were still living at the time of my last visit.
A PATHETIC INCIDENT.
One of the number said to me : " Brother .Toe
died tho other day. We were lying in that
little tent over there, when ho just turned over
and said: 'Well, Henry, I'm going to die I
can't stand it any longer. Good-bye.' 'Good
bye,' brother Joe 1 replied: 'I shall soon fol
low you, and I hope wo shall meet in Heaven.'
Joe died tho next day." Henry talked on in
this 6train for somo time without exhibiting
any especial emotion (indeed such occurrences
had become too common to excite remark, and
I found that it was useless to reason with him.
Ho was convinced that he had but a little while
longer to live, and taking the picture of a sweet
faced lady, of Piedmont, W.Va., from his pocket,
he gave it to mo with instructions to send it to
her should I ever rach our lines again. It was
the picturo of his betrothed.
I am told that some of my descriptions of
scenes at Andersonville aro too revolting to
be true, yet I have rather underestimated than
exaggerated tho horrors of the place. Things
had come to such a pass, at the time of which
I write, that in order to get a chance to procure
a little firewood, the prisoners would actually
fight among themselves as to who should carry
out the bodies of their dead comrade's.
The prisoners who arrived during tho month
of July brought us news, as I have said, of the
forward movement of our armies. Occasionally
we got a copy of a southern paper, and, al
though wo knew that no reliance could bo
placed upon the reports therein, we would gather'
around the reader and listen eagerly to all tne
war news which it contained.
Tho reports brought iu to us by the prisoners
from Sherman's army were of the most encourag
ing character, and from what they said we felt
sure that the downfall of the southern confeder
acy was at hand. The reports from tho Army of
the. Potomac, on the other hand, wero very
contradictory. It was clear that Grant was giv
ing7 Lev. no time to rest, but it was also evident
that fearful havoc was being made in our ranks.
It was about this time that Jell' Davis went
down to Atlanta and superseded Johnston
with Hood. The rebel papers spoke very confi
dently of what the new commander was going
to accomplish and predicted that he would
attack Sherman both in front and rear. It was
on the 22d of July that the blow was struck,
but the result was not, by any means, what
the confederacy expected, as we soon learned
from the prisoneis who wero brought in after
Tho .Icht and l.an?1i in Rattle.
Frum Chambers's Journal.
In tho midst of danger soldiers arc sometimes
prone to jest and laugh, and even play prac
tical jokes on each other, as the following an
ecdotes will show: During the trench-work
before Sebastopol there was a certain man iu
tho regiment who disliked being on duty in
the trenches, and who always got into wh.it he
considered tho safest corner of the trench and
remained there as long as he could. Tin: bugler
of his company, a malicious uicnin.sooii found
this out, and was constantly in the habit of
playing tricks to frighten his cautious com rude'.
He would peep over tho parapet and call out
'A shot!'' and then turn around to seo his
friend roll himself together like a ball. At
other times he would call out "A shell!" of
which ho knew tho man had a mortal dread;
and when he saw him thiow himself fiat on
the ground, he would take a piece of earth or
a J-lotio and '. hrw ii cmrJ to his recumbent
iriciiu';. iua.l, .nut tneii run up and comsort
hi:n by showing him ;. bit oi an old shell which
he had picked up for tho purpose, remarking
at tho same time: "That was a near thing,
man." All tho men knew and enjoyed the
joke, and sometimes roared with laughter, but
it was well for tho urchin that his friend never
found him out. This same man was really
wounded afterward, and while I was removing
the bullet lroni beneath the skin of his back,
the same "urchin was htamlii.g by, and the
! moment I had extracted the bullet a small
spherical one tho boy held oiii t. iiis friend a
(i-pound cannon-ball, saying: "Seo what tho
doctor has cut out o' ye!" This occurred
whilo my back was turned ; but on hearing tho
remark, I looked around, nvs w tho boy
holding out the shot, and U" Dystanders con-
VHlsd with laughter, and quito regardless a
the heavy fire going on around us.
HOW A HERO FELL.
Genera! Sherman's Description of tho Death of
To the Editor National Tkiuune:
I would like to know the facts relating to
the death of Major-General J. B. McPhersou.
He was siiot on the 22d of July, 1S64, in front
of Atlanta. I would like especially to know
what the country was like open, hilly, or
heavy-timbered ; in fact, all, or most of tho
particulars. Can you semi me anything tha.-
will give this? Yours, respectfully,
J. B. Irvine,
Kirkwood, III., Nov. 30th, 1SS2.
In response to Mr. Irvine's inquiry, we give
extracts from a paper read by General Sher
man before the Society of the Army of the
Tennessee at its Annual Eeunion at Indianap
olis, iu October, 1S7S:
The attack of July 22d, on our left flank,
was made by Wheeler's cavalry, at Decatur,
and by Hardee's infantry corps, composed of
the divisions of Bates, Walker, Cleburne, and
Manny. The first two named divisions struck
Dodge in position and wero checked. Tho
other two penetrated the wooded interval about
three-fourths of a mile, struck in flank and
rear the Seventeenth Corps. The battle was
peculiarly bloody and desperate, but remait.cd
a "glorious vlc'ory" to our arms, attf nd d,
however, by the awful calamity of the death of
Major-Gr-neral Mcl'herson, Commanding G n
eral of the Army of the Tenuvssee. He o.-d
very carefully examined his line that morning,
and had conriudod to occupy a certain euiineni.e
on his left front (about 1.(500 yards from t'to
Foundry) with the Sixteenth Corps, General
Dodge. Seven? notes had passed between him
and me that morning, and I had instructed
him not to extend tio far in that direction, and
explained to him that a soon :is General Gar
rard returned from Covington, viz: by thf-Jth
of July, that I proposed to shift his wholo
army to the extreme right (of Thomas , so ;;,
if possible, to reach the Macon roatl. Neither
he nor I expected an attack in force to our left
rear by anything except cavalry, which neither
of us feared. We did expect sallies on our left
front, as also on our right front, and at inter
I have, in my printed memoirs, related mi
nutely aud carefully what oecurretl during hi3
personal visit to ine which was a long one,
lasting fully an hour or more. He left me m
consequence of the same firing which mnele
Dodge order Sweeney to form his line facing
soutii, and which caused Fuller, at the double
quick, to go back from the Seventeenth Corps
to his battery already in po-dtioii. lie, beyond
question, was overlooking Fuller between 12
and I o'clock p. m.. and, in my opinion, "waa
killed by a volley about 1 p. in., of July 22d.
His lwitly was not rifled nve of his pocket-book,
which contained con .mcmble money and somo
jiapevs. These were afterwards recovered, and
I was then told they had been found in tho
haversack of one of the forty prisoners reported
by General Fulier as sent back by tho Sixty
fourth Illinois, which regiment also recovered
Up to within a few minutes of his death,
that road was safe, and had ben used all that
morning by officers and men parsing to and fro.
A private soldier, named Reynolds, of am Iowa
regiment, says he was near McPhorson when
he fell from his horse and heard his last sigh,
but his death must have been almo3t instanta
neous. His body was brought to mo at the
Howard or Hurt House, where I had it exam
ined by Dr. Hrwitt, who said the range of the
ball must have passed ry near his heart.
The minute account published in the Nashville
Union, and republished in the Army and Nary
JuHru.il of Juiy 10, lrt7, page 762, signed by
Richard Beard, is undoubtedly, in the main,
correct. Beard was a captain in tho Fifth,
confederate regiment, and on that day (July
22, l-.i-l.i commanded the skirmish lino which
preceded Cieburn's elivision in the general
attick on our flank. He says that he ordered
Coipoial Coleman to fire the shot which proved
fatal, and the probabilities are that he is cor
rect in this particular, though mistaken in say
ing General Mcl'herson was attended by a
large stall', or followed by au escort, as will ap
pear later in this narrative. He was alone with,
hifc orderly. A. J.Thompson, Fourth Ohio in
depenilent company, and his start" officers had
been sent oil" on various errands, chiefly to
bring, up re-enforcements to tho threatened
quarter. His body was, as you all know, taken
immediately to Clyde, Ohio, where it still re
mains buried, whilst his equestrian statue
stands in Washington. Kecentiy, at Newark,
Ohio, a veteran came to mo and said he was
McPhersou's orelerly on that day, aud that he
saw him when shot, and was himself thrown
from his horse and made a prisoner at the time.
He denied that Bevnolds was there at all, and
at my instance he wrote the following letter,
which I here give in full :
Newark, Ohio, July 22, 1373.
To General Sherman.
You wished mo to give tho particulars oi
Genera! James B. McPherson's death, which 1
will. It was between 11 and 12 o'clock, a. m.,
when we heard heavy skirmishing off to tha
left. General McPherson ordered his horse.
Hiekenlooper, Steele, Giles and myself accom
panied him. After we crossed Sugar Tree Creek
we met some teams coming that were about to
get up a stampede. The General said to his
staff: " Go and stop those teams, or they might
cause a general stampede," and they did as he
That left none but myself with him. We
hastened up to tho top of theise, whero the
road turned to the right, anel there halted a
few moments, and he looked to the right and
loft. He did not speak one word to me. "While
we wevre there Ciotiin Raymond came up, and
he appeared very much excited. H? said:
"Gem ral McPherson, General Leggett wants
to know what he shall do ;" he said the rebels
were pressing him. M.jplicron told him to go
bae-k anel ted I Leggett " to straihtcu h:s lines
parallel with the road that runs down iu tho
woods, just as quick as God will lot you." Cap
tain Kaymond turned his horse and started;
got alxmt fifty yards froai where we were;
General McPherson sta:ted after him, and, as
near r.s I e'an remember, we got about 1" " yards
in tho woods. I saw Captain Raymmd's horso
fall. It looked to me like Raymond's horsi
jumped up four feet, lit on his back, and slid
about a rod. Raymond fell oil" to the 1 ft.
Just as I saw the rebels come right upon us,
they yelled out to us: "Halt! halt! yei d-- -
" 'piie General checked his horse
and raised his hat at the same time, an I then,
with a quick turn to t'le right, he tritd to t
away. I saw then raise their gt.n to .hot;
I slid down on my saddle, and Uj I b.-nt over I
saw the leaves fly from under the Gene-al ; mj
head struck a tree and knocked a:id f mm 'd
me, I suppose, for about three minuter. " lu-n
t got over my stun I got up and started to help
him up; he was lying on his right side, with
his right hand under hi. breast ; his left hand
-was on his left leg, and I called him. aktd if
he was hurt, and lie still: "O! orderly. lam."
Then I went to pick him up, and there wa a
big rbcl cauebt hold of my revoher-bclt aud
j rked and dragged me away from hi'o, aud
called me a Yankee ; told me to
go to the rear, or they would shoot me. At
this time the General turned over on his face,
and was trembling. I think he was dead.
A. J. Thompson,
lth Ohio Ind. Co., Georgetown, Erown co., O.
General Dodge's Report, dated. August 2, lO-i.
The enemy came out of tho woods to the
south into the open field, halted, opened lire,
but seemed surprised to find an organized force
there. The eiie'iuy were soon driven back into
the woods. In a very short timo tho enemy
again emerged from the timber. General Ful
ler ordered his men to holel their fire till the
enemy came very near, then to deliver their
fire and charge with bayonets. The fire was
delivered "too soon," followed bv a chargo
vViiich dne theenen.y tiom his fio.it, nid too
attaek w;.-. i.ot a.a.i re ew-.J IV -in '.V cu r
ter, but lioiii. Iiati 1 jilc tin-, coarse iu- dis
covered the enein Kiing his right think, in
the wooded interval bctweeu him and tho
Seventeenth Corps. Ho changed front to tie
right "by tho rear, at the double-quick,"
and charged against tho flanks of this new
enemy, which threw them into confusion. In
this attack ho saw a general oilicer, supposed
io bo General W. H. T. Walki r, of Har.tee's
Corps, rldo out of the woods, swingmg jus hat
and urging his troops forwar.i : "tho next mo
ment his hoiso went l;ck r,.io!e.s.
Dr. Piekce's " Pellets" liitlo liver p;
(sugar-coated) purify the bjood, speedily
rect all disorders of the liver, stomach,
bowels. By druggists.