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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Operations of Confederate States Navy in defence of New Orleans. (search)
Confederate States Navy Department, Richmond, December 5, 1863. Finding and Opinion of a Naval Court of Inquiry, convened in the City of Richmond, Virginia, January 5th, 1863, by virtue of the following precept: Confederate States Navy Department, Office of orders and detail, Richmond, December 24, 1862. Sir — By order of the Secretary of the Navy, you are hereby appointed president of a court of inquiry to be convened in this city on the 5th day of January next. Captain S. S. Lee and Commander Robert G. Robb have been ordered to report to you, and with yourself will compose the court. Mr. George Lee Brent will report to you as recorder. — The naval court of inquiry on Commander Mitchell, of which you are the presiding officer, is hereby dissolved. This court convened in this city on the 5th day of January, and has been continued thus long in session, awaiting the attendance of General Mansfield Lovell and Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Higgins, who were summoned t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 6.35 (search)
allowed. The narrow hall in front of our room is paced night and day by a sentinel, and the door kept locked. The sentinel will allow only one prisoner to attend nature's calls at a time, and on one's leaving the room, shouts to the next sentinel, All is right, no. 9. Guards are in every hall, and at every stairway, and so much noise is made posting and relieving guards every two hours, calls of sentinels and clanking of arms, that sleep is of short duration and very unsatisfactory. January 5th We amuse ourselves playing chess and cards, and reading a few old magazines. Captain Rankin received a kind letter from a lady signing herself Margaret J. Nisbet, telling him she had noticed his name published with other prisoners recently confined at the Old Capitol, and that she wrote to inquire concerning her relatives in Georgia, the Lumpkins, Cobbs and Nisbets. As Captain R.'s wounded arm prevented his writing, I replied for him, giving such information as we had. William P. Woo