She brushed away a tear, leaving a streak of smeared rouge and mascara.
Early in August, Van Dorn, now in command of the place, sent a force to attack Williams, and on the 5th a hard-fought action took place at Baton Rouge, in which Williams was killed but his troops held their own.
Jeweller's rouge for polishing plate is a fine red iron oxide prepared by calcination from ferrous sulphate (green vitriol).
Baton Rouge was soon abandoned for a month, was then reoccupied, and was held throughout the rest of the war.
Ferric oxide is employed as a pigment, as jeweller's rouge, and for polishing metals.