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3a .. an of thb 48th Irtta Jlanfatry. sixth TeeSsee egomrat Battle FlaS. There is no date of the capture of this lag. Captured at Salor's Creek, April 1, 186. ENOIM THE VALIANT 'ORPHAN BRIGADE' ia.L Prter Thomusm, Jr., Compiler o Co. sderate Reccrds, Slate of Setuly. The "Orphan Brigade" was com posed of the Second Kentucky In fantry; Fourth Kentucky Infantry; Fifth Kentucky Infantry; Sixth Ken tucky Infantry; Ninth Kentucky In fantry; Byrne's, Graves' and Cobb's Kentucky Batteries, and the First A Charge by Forrest's Cavalry. Kentucky Cavalry was also attached to this brigade, and the men of this regiment were designated "adopted orphans." The "Orphan Brigade" was known as one of the finest brigades in either army. The following extract from an article by Professor N. S. Shaler, a jtrong Union man, published in Scrib ner's Magazine (1890) will show something of the brigade's standing among those who had followed its career: * * "Some years ago I sought carefully to find a body of troops whose ancestors had been for many generations upon our soil, and whose ranks were essentially unmixed with foreigners, or those whose fore fathers had been but a short time upon this continent. It proved dif fcult to find in the Northern armies any command which served the needs of the inquiry which I desired to make. It seemed necessary to con sider a force of at least 6000 men in order to avoid the risks which would come from imperfect data. In our Federal Army it was the custom to put In the same brigade regiments from different districts, thus com mingling commands of pure Amer ican blood with those that had a con siderable percentage of foreigners or men of foreign parents. I found in my inquiry but one command that General P. G. T. Beauregard. satisfied the need of this investiga tion, and this was the First Brigade of Kentucky troops, in the Confed ate Army." " When first recruited, this brigade contained about 6000 men. From the beginning it proved as trust worthy a body of infantry as ever marched or stood in line of battle. Its military record is too long, too varied, to even be summarized here. I will note only one hundred and the closing stagys of its iservfe. On May 7, 1864, this brigade, then I the army of General Jos. E. John ton, marched out of Dalton, Ga., teU strong at the beginning of the BOMB COMMON SENSE. Do things rather than people. Tiust no man's memory-nor your o11 n. Some men nust wont foot a bill without kicking. A spotless reputation may also be one that is black all over. A ama should try to do his beet Swhen he is doing the right There i little to be feared from the fellow who is mad. The fellow who is is a goed humor is the dan gerous risal. Baefe suhberibing to the statement that it is hetaer to have the good will of a dog thea the Ill will, tod out about the dog The man insisted apes a reeipt. The merehant said: "I've had so maeh trouble eelleetiag this bill I I would never .sdersahk it gin." Some me are bem,, sal ame I aor smaller. ._ LL great retreat upon Atlanta before the army of Sherman. In the subsequent one hundred and twenty days, or un til September 3, the br.gade was al most continuously in actio. or on the march. In this period the men of the command received 1260 death or hospital wounds, the dead counted as wounds, and but one wound being counted for each visitation of the hospital. At the end of this time there were less than fifty men who had not been wounded during the one hundred and twenty days. There were two hundred and forty men left for duty, and less than ten men de serted. A search into the history of war like exploits has failed to show me any endurance to the worst trials of war surpassing this. We must re member that the men of this com mand were at each stage of their re treat going farther from their fire sides. It is easy for men to bear great trials under circumstances of victory. Soldiers of ordinary good ness will stand severe defeats, but to endure the despair which such ad verse conditions bring for more than a hundred days demands a moral and physirei patience, which, so far as I SCENE ON KENNESAW, WHERE CONFEDERATES PROPOSED AN ARMISTICE TO SAVE WOUNDED ENEMIES FROM BURNING. -FProm the Confederate Veteran. have learned, has never been excelled in any army. General Jos. E. Johnston, a trained West Pointer, a veteran of two wars and a native of another State, speak ing of the "Orphan Brigade" said that they were the finest body of men and soldiers he ever saw in any army anywhere. Show Symp y For the Uving Herops of the Lost Cause By COL. H. A. LONDON. Let us not only strew flowers upon the graves of our heroic dead and per petuate their memory with marble THE LEE STATUE AT LEXINGTON. VA (Ine trouble with the "dead-beat" is that he isn't dead. It is a good deal easier to earn money than to get a living out of it. It isn't necessary to lie to your enemy; the truth is always bad en ough. You can afford to take more chanees on the coming man than on the go ing man. To be asked to do that which you know how to do-that is ODoortunity. A good time to stop talking is just before you have told all that you know. A little learning is a dangerous thing only when one is satisaed with it. The exelusiveness of some families is a fortunate thing for the neigh bors. w The eeess of the man who sue ceeds is usually due to the failure of others. A get-rie-qnuiek shmae is the best ait to se when "'au for seek shafts, but, oh, let us not forget the no less heroic survivors! Let us in our every-day lives substantially and practically abow our sympathy for the Moaumeut to Terry's Texas Rangers. living heroes of the "Lost Cause." For though their cause is lost they remain and still live. but it will not be long before the last Confederate soldier will have "cro-sed the river" and joined his comrades with Lee and Jackson! Let not our ingratitude cause any Confederate veteran to envy the fate of his comrades who were slain in battle. But let a grateful people ren der proper homage to both the dead and the living-fondly cherishing the memory of the former and rendering all possible honor and help to the lat ter! The main wheel of a watch makes 480 revolutions a year, the central wheel 8760, the third wheel 70,080, the fourth 525,600 and the escape wheel 781,860. MAIONMS WORTH WHILE. People who are good at making excuses are not much good at any thing else. Wise is the man who knows what not to say, and remember not to say it. A man deeerves no credit for work ing when he is hungry. Take the earn away from a hog and he will root. When you see a man advertising his virtues it's to keep your atten tion of his real charaeter. Genius without industry is like an advertissent without eirrulation. There is no disgrace in playing the second Eddle if you play it as well as you ean. Some men are so nfortunate as to go through ife without an enemy to stir them into action. It is not aneessarily wise to stik to a statement bemsse you believed it to be tM whnen m aD -iLt. JAMES R. RANDALL, Author of "My Maryland." MARYLAND. Written at Pointe Coupe., La., A(el !s, 1861. First published in the New leans Delta. The despot's heel is on thy shore, M land! His torch is at thy temple door, Maryland! Avenge the patriotic gore That flecked the streets of Baltimore, And be the battle-queen of yore, Maryland! My Marylandl Hark to an exiled son's appeal, Maryland! My mother State to thee I kneel, or life and death, for woe and weal, 'by peerlems chivalry reveal tnd gird thy beauteous lims with steal, Maryland! My Maryland! Thou wilt not cower m the dust, Maryland! rhy beaming sword shall never rust, MarYland! Remember arroll's sacred trust Remember Howard's war-like thrust, And all thy slumberer with the just, Maryland! My Maryland! Come! Tris the red dawn of the day, Maryland! Come! with thy panoplied array, Maryland! With Ringgold's spirit for the fray, With Watson's blood at Montery, With peerlem Lowe and dashing May, Maryland! My Maryland! Dear Mother burst the Tyrant's chain, Maryland! Virginia should not call in vain, Maryland! She meets her sisters on the plain, "Sic semper"-'tis the proud refrain, That bsfies minions back amain, Maryland! Arise in majesty a'am, Maryland! My Maryland! Come! for th shield as bright and stroag Come! for thy dalliance does thee wrong, Maryland! Come! thine own heroic throng, Striding with liberty along, And s y aem slogan song, aryland! My Maryland! I me the blush upon thy cheek, Maryland! For thou wast ever bravely meek, Maryland! But lo! there uruea forth a shriek From hill to hill,-from creek to creek Potomac calls to Chepeake, Maryland! My Maryland! I hear the distant thunder-hum, Maryland! The Old Line bugle, fife and drum, Marylandl She is not dead, nor deaf, nor dumb. Huas! She spurns the Northeran smu She breathes! She turns! She'll omel Shell come! Maryland! My Maryland! --asmea R. Randal. William Oliver, who masqueraded as the Marquis de Leuville, died re cently at Brighton, England. When a man doesn't get mad over his polities it's because he happens to know what he's talking about. Either people who could live within their incomes don't have it, or those who have'it ean't live within it. No matter how respeetable you are yourself ,you cannot make a hbsl nes that is not respectable, respeet able. Young men should settle up before thq settle down. If the world saw most of as as we see ourselves, it wold see oar Afnish. Cheerfulness is one of the great miracle workers of the world. It re inforees the whole man, doubles and trebles his power, and gives new mneaman to his life. No man is a fail-' mre until he has lost his heedrulnesm, his optimistic outlook. The man who arries a smiling flee and keeps eheerful in the midst of diseourae meats 'hem thing s rong, when the wr e dark tand daobtful is sre - ai.. I Wiz Mingt w to bTak "Ngom il t at The Wirs momumet will be un viled at Aadersoaville, Jae , 1908. This work was undertaken at the Georgia division eonvention two years ago, through resolntloo offered by a committee composed of Mrs. L. 1I. Young. of Savannah, as chairman; Miss Anna Beaning, of Columbus, and Mrs. C. C. Sanders, of Ganes ille. The worl has been done under the able administration of Mrs. A. D. Hall, of Sasvapah retiring president. baid Mrs. Hall, in her report at Au gusts: "Our trerer, Mrs. Sanders, has on hand for thW monument over $1600, and before this convention ad journs I esp*t this sum to be in creased to $2000. I recommend that this monument be bullt for this sum, accepting one of the many beautiful designs offered s for that price, that we place the monument on land of fered s in the town of Andersonville. The Win Memment. Thus It will be on Georgia soil, not near any place that could be con strued Into an act of retaliation or aggression. For, friends, we are not building this monument in a spirit of animosity to any one, but simply to commemorate a man, whose life we feel was sacrificed for' us, and who has been much maligned and much misrepresented. We only want to bear witness to .he truth and 'with malice toward none' are placing our memorial, as we have a right to do, in our own State and to our own dead. So let us do the work now, while Mrs. Perrin, Major Wrz's daughter, a woman 'well stricken in years,' is left to see and enjoy the South's first recognitlon of her fath er's work and his unjust trial and condemnation. She hungers and thirsts for a sight of this memorial, so let us g on with the building of it, and Invite her to be present with us at the unveiling. "And here, let me place on record our deep appreciation of the Woman's Relief Corps of the Grand Army of the Republic, whose president, as al most her last set on earth, saw to the removal of those unworthy and false statements on signbeards and posters in the prison perk at Andersonvlle:. With them gies one great cause for bitterness and resentment,'and when our monument is raised we can say 'Well done,' and pass on to other living work which is calling to as from every side." Private Secretary Harrison was taken to Washington and imprisoned there. He occptied a cell, and next to him was incarcerated Captain Henry Wirs, the commander of An doresonville. In a letter Mr. Harrison tells of what occurred one aight-the night, In fact, prior to the execation of Captain Wirs.-which took place November 10, 1865. He was resting In his cell and had been asleep some time when he was awakened by the sound of talkling in the corridor. He heard the volces of several men and heard them enter WIr's cell adjoin ing. Wlnrs was awakened, and one or the men, evidently the spokesman of the party, addressed him, saying they had been sent by Mr. 8tanton, the Secretary of War, to make Wirs a proposition. Captain Winrs Inquired the nature of it, and was told that they were prepared to assure him that if he would male known certain details-he had In his possesion which would connect Mr. Davis with the murder of Mr. Incoin and with some: of the outrags alleged to have been committed at Andersonville, they were prepared to offer him aimmunity from the sentence that had been im poswed. Mr. Harriso states that Cap tai Wlrs said solemnly tbat he knew he was to be executed on the morrow, but that to save his life he would with his last breath, or in the face of tor ture, be unable to give one word which could in any manner cause such a damnable inference as that suggest ed. Hethen lay back on his cot and, retwfused to utter another word, despite repeated efforts made by the men to reopen the discussion. The senten'e was carried oat the neat morning. Why is it thet io men wuld ratr loe than see sme other tel-. low wrlat Many a mule has hieked himself out of the harness oly to and that he had to pul te lad ith anothey at that ddn't St. There a mere good people in this world than bad one, bat there iu room for ee more If ye went to join the i.aarity, Shrwdne is fequestly uased as a ebaritable term for dishosty. YoT esn't ve time. The baest yea -an do is .to improve it a it passes. "Moey is esier" say ths prss It is eartly wetiatg some It is beter to be deesed easmon afly then to smpet everybdy all the It is betto t to tye aults than to be foeb to )oa trust. It is at a bigras to foil, but it is a mime nt to Cy r. THE LEGISLATURE VAZINTY 0F O rIN Tr DUOND. 00IcS OF THE LAWMAKERS r1*i eslastud Be U ht 'Me Wh, SBu My ewd."-Wha Our Bpreumnttavesi A. D. ias at the Oaus . Both Houses bold but brief essions Meaday before edjournig for the in auguration. Notices of a few bills were given in the Senate after which Chief Justie Breaux appeared and administered the oath of office to Iet. Gov. Lembremont. A few formalities having been quick ly accomplished, the House took a recess, a large majority of thb n) bers going over to the Senate side to witnes the induction of Lient. Gov. Lambremont. Thence, all hands went out to the lawn of the State House, and there remained until Gov. San ders had reed his inaugural address. The inauguration of Governor San denr was a brilliant event. His inau gural address committed him against race-track gambling, and in favor of many radical reforms in the liquor traffic, including mi nimum $500 par ish license. TUESDAY. Hon. Samuel D. MeEnery, of Ona chits, was elected to another six-year term-as United States Senator from Louisiana beginning March 4x1909, by a unanimous vote of the enate and House. Two finaneial measures wer given legislative birth in the House. One by Representative Thomas, of Cadd. providing for the refunding of the public debt of eleven millions, by is sulng a new bond at a lower rate of interest. Mr. Thomas suggests three per cent. The introduction of this measure by Mr. Thomas was specially interesting because it became known to almost a certainty that Mr. Thom as will be made Chairman of the Hotne Committee on State Bonded Ia debtedness, which Committee will have the consideration of the entire prepe sition of financing and earing for the state indebtedness. Perhaps the most interesting fea ture was the eoncnrrent resolution. demandina a thorough investigation of the printing contracts of the past four years, and that the present paint ing contract be held up until July 1, so that these inquisitors ean have time to determine how louisiana esa save some of the vast expenditures for her printing. Mr. Thomau premed a quiek consideration of tg meas ure and had it made special order. Several anti-lobby bills were intro dueed, and Senator Marston present ed his anti-option bill. Still another interesting bill fom Caddo came from Mr. Smith, who presented a measure designed to re pulse the army of lbbyists from the balls of the Legislature, this appen ently being drawn on the line of a similar law in New York State. From what can be gathered eqly uncertainty as to whether the estab tshbment of State prohibition will re quire a constitational amendment has so far prevented the introduetion of a bill to that end in the Senate, and it will make its appearaunus as soon as th Senator intereste ea obtai lb gal advies on tha nsbject. A meet important bill a the Senate me Senator Marenton' measure to pre vent "future trading," this being identical in its provisions with the laws of Georgia tad Team on the sub keet. No enthusiastie spporters of sa~d a preposition ve yeut me i ward. WENIDATY. By adoption of House rmesatie No. 7, by Mr. Johnson of Madison, the House decided thit io ils in valving appropriations shall be tak. en up on third reading antil the gen eral appropriations bill end the bill for the prement smloa have been Mr. Bhattuek's resolation advoat ing the exereise of eaemy in se netary legislation was also adelsi Mr. Locke of Calemien has been selected by the anti-raing interests to prueent their bD is the oeN. agalant re treek grmblia, and the measure may appear as a very early date. From Mr. Polk will eme a mus are for the in'mediate abolition of the Boani ot-F~uaisatn Pf- Assess. mets, for which, say its bhakers, over balft a hundred votes have a-. ready been seued "sald at with Out any tyinrg." s t e m it. Presitrlaas Wrihlwb Omusiga. Kanses City, Mo.-It is expeeted that the Prebyterin g-nra sews bly new in sesion i atIis eits wIg make plus for an evngelistis - paign to be began witis a year to toueh every prt of the world, the expenmes to be hrn ebiely by lay men. John H. Covere who in the last several yenr Ms agiven mre thua Sase000 for evangslleal work, is said to be te ia e Ia tie movment. Heber, Ark. verl- t*irislag sitiss are cantmplating sinking a shafting in this Iilntee vieinity fot sg or oil. a1i eref ta vera~ in thisetien for both oil -nd s. A few yeas age a well drill ed here, and from it, gas could be heard escaping tf quite a 1tI dis tanee, and several other sataneces bs ehrel which would bad one t haeu - that m .Md be iuAed have been eaonoeed is and -5_methl . is rapid groems iay be the lir ef polrve T*RDAI. tate-wide prhibtio- ' ana, ineluding New was given legislative i Senator Elder of Unles, of the bill in the Seanew sentative Robata, of W notice is the )ouse. The be identical, and will : mittee. The prohibition It means that beginning week the state-wide and the high license people an effort to get together es promise. As fer the li r they appear to have thrown up their hands. If the bill of Repreen Bruner, of Aeadia, beeome rice experimental station wMi tablisbed in southwest the purpose of furthering the of rice as a great and dustry. Crowley is said te an eye on the station. Raising the age of again figure in this 1 has in every general a any recent time. Harold A. Moise, Twelfth W Orleans, proposes to raise of consent from 16 years, now stands on the statute years. Governor Blanehard turned the new executive the suma 952.87, -which is to the eredit Spanish-Ameriean War fund. This money has bees Hibernia Bank and Trust and has en earning eat to pay for the it. -4n----- PFRIDAYT. With sixty-nine bills on tb calendar and forty-six fore th Senate, making a 115, and more than a seare 4 lutions, eoncurr6nt and o tween the two bhouses, and eommittese appointed and beth thoroughly organised, the week of the Gc eral Asses to a elose today, when e was taken until 12 o'eloek )ioday. The old scheme of ing until Monday night was out in the irst round when it to the Hoes today, as had strongly urged by Speaker his inaugural reeosrendatioa., The legislature is new work. Ceermittees will met and late. Pratically all of bills have been aussigned to tees and are ow in their It a person lses his li fe of negligence n the part of as, peny or corporation, Re Edward M. Comisky, of the Ward, Orleans, believes the should not be less than $10 woald put a limitation of than $1.000 on a human lite taken through negligene eb one's part. The Audubon Soo.ety bis their appearance when tive W. W. Ventres, of propou two game bils. vided for the protection of birds; the other to provide board of commildoners for protection of game and flab is siane. Represeutative Orleans, also fathered a bill proetit.e e gs.* aud bd.a reentative Dougherty els ,ted to the oam-total of ad gan two omtile, ea to gut prteeti mieasure, or' f the westlem of a Stad mim-i- and a gum ward.-_ propoed i tho Bose teda rty, of Ist Baton Rouge prev nt r esletors frem the old seu and mesldl a fro Mth Auditer. Stte beard f asalr iation teak trs in the day, when Seatr Perrsa e bl restrieting the powers et Beard to *e dealing. with SWa Polk had introdnud in the th day befewo a Mbin rrepstle ase wertlag the Board. --A - Bostoan- quartsrly W5 a shin was delared rectors of the Calunmet ad Minig compaay. This is the the dividend three months a year ago * dividend was 0 - -J- - A'- A sweeptl g adueIo ia the_ Sthe FPall BRiver (Mes) mrtives weas anouneml. Batle Wka Might SYmo Bipley, Ohio.-Night ridm, stroysd the tobaeeo beds of Reek, x miles from Rplei. Saed at th men and in retUrs ddled hi bhoure with bulletL bll eme within two inebs of ing tih man. Troop B. which iL trolling this metion was ee* the, ene. It i said that sms a - rides were reognised and Uellle oh rs Fleet We Settl, Wmh.-With itosr in tha eity, ettle is el the arrival of the battleship of the railrods, eleetric lia _ steaships have been pouring dareds into the ity for several The people of Seattle will to Admiral Sperry, - chief of the Seet, a mage , made of virgin Alaska gold token that the door of the *pen