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fate. I think the colors fell into the hands of the enemy, as I never heard of them afterward.
In due time those of us who were left got home, many and many changes since the surrender that Sunday morning, April 10. 1865. But those who were there will never forget it and never ought to. Then after the dark days of reconstruction we must be good fellows down South to have stood it all. But we did. and when the next war came our Fitzhugh Lee and Wheeler and a host of others joined the lines again to fight for the flag we fought from 1861 to 1865.
W. L. Moffett, Private in Co. D., 14th Va. Cavalry.