Wife of Confederate Brigadier General John Randolph Chambliss, Jr. When her husband fell in action on August 16, 1864, his personal effects were collected. Among the most poignant of them was a book of biblical scriptures. Within this book was the written words of the slain general: "If I am killed, will some kind friend deliver this book to my dear wife? J.R.C., Jr., June 8, 1864"