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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Dedication of a bronze tablet in honor of Botetourt Battery (search)
, they might dream of home and loved ones, then the impatient thunder recommenced. Turn out—turn out, men! Then men neither faltered nor complained. Cramped in the narrow trenches, parched by the sun, chilled by the night dews, without covering, without food, without rest, without ammunition, without hope, they endured with a Roman and Stoic fortitude, and they fought not merely with indomitable courage, but with gaiety. They sunk the Cincinnati. They repelled the great assault of May the 22nd, five charges in all, supported by a furious cannonade; and the assault of June the 25th, made through a breach caused by the explosion of a Federal mine. They fought their guns until they were disabled. They fought with rifles, with bayonets, and with hand grenades, and with fire balls. For forty-seven days and nights they fought, until their ammunition was all but spent, until starvation was upon them, until all their strength was gone. They were surrounded and out numbered, and hel
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Confederate dead buried in the Vicksburg Cemetery. (search)
from the records of Undertaker Arnold, of burials in the Confederate cemetery at Vicksburg, Miss: 1863. May 19—Major J. B. Anderson (officers' lot). May 20—Soldier of 27th Louisiana, killed at breastworks. May 20—J. P. Herndon, of Deboise Battery. May 20—Green W. Willis, Company D, 1st Miss. Light Artillery. May 20—Sergt. Fatherie, Company D, 1st Miss. Light Artillery. May 21—Lieut. W. Lewhart, Company I, 38th Mississippi. May 21—W. J. Boyce, Company D, 47th Ohio. May 22—Lieut. Fonley (Finley D. Ong), 4th West Virginia. May 23—James Owens, Company D, Matthews' Artillery. May 31—Capt. Self (Capt. W. A. Selph), 38th Mississippi. May 31——H. A. Gilmore, Waul's Texas Legion. June 1—Capt. James R. Burge, 5th Regiment Miss. State troops. June 1—J. W. Hart, Benton's Battery. June 1—Sergt. Oliver C. Campbell, Waddell's Battery. June 2—Dr. H. R. Benedict, (was on duty at city hospital). June 2—Unknown Federal soldier.