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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Beauregard's report of the battle of Drury's Bluff. (search)
Belmont, was to-day released, and returned to Cairo. Sunday, December 8th.—Arrived in Memphis yesterday. Attended service this morning at the Second Presbyterian church, and listened to an eloquent sermon by a refugee from Paducah, Kentucky. December 9th.—This evening the ladies of Memphis gave a concert for the benefit of the Southern Mothers' Association. Miss Bang, of Nashville, was the Evening Star. The Theatre was crowded, and the Southern Mothers reaped a rich harvest. December 16th.—Entered upon my duties at the hospital to-day. Read ninety pages of Brodie on Mind and Matter. Find it hard to hold my mind to the matter of study after six months of camp-life. December 18th.—Returning to the city from the country this morning, I was overjoyed to see in the morning papers the announcement that England had demanded the surrender of Mason and Slidell. Attended a concert at the Theatre this evening. The attendance was the largest and most select that I have ever s
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Diary of Rev. J. G. Law. (search)
Belmont, was to-day released, and returned to Cairo. Sunday, December 8th.—Arrived in Memphis yesterday. Attended service this morning at the Second Presbyterian church, and listened to an eloquent sermon by a refugee from Paducah, Kentucky. December 9th.—This evening the ladies of Memphis gave a concert for the benefit of the Southern Mothers' Association. Miss Bang, of Nashville, was the Evening Star. The Theatre was crowded, and the Southern Mothers reaped a rich harvest. December 16th.—Entered upon my duties at the hospital to-day. Read ninety pages of Brodie on Mind and Matter. Find it hard to hold my mind to the matter of study after six months of camp-life. December 18th.—Returning to the city from the country this morning, I was overjoyed to see in the morning papers the announcement that England had demanded the surrender of Mason and Slidell. Attended a concert at the Theatre this evening. The attendance was the largest and most select that I have ever s
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sketches of the Third Maryland Artillery. (search)
growing dark, and as the enemy's position was not accurately known, Lieutenant Ritter requested permission to ride to the front to make a reconnoissance. Their videttes were not found till he reached the foot of a range of hills occupied by Hood's army, in the morning. This information was reported to the Adjutant General of Stevenson's division. At 11 o'clock P. M., the battalion was removed to a field to the left of the Franklin pike, and at about 8 on the morning of the eventful 16th of December, the Third Maryland was ordered to a hill in an open field, a quarter of a mile to the left of the pike. Defensive works for the battery were at once commenced, and rails to be used in fortifying were brought from a fence some two hundred yards in front. The enemy, discovering the working party, opened on them with six guns. As they fired by battery, the men were able to continue their work in the intervals of firing, lying down when the Lieutenant, guided by the smoke from the enemy