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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Raleigh E. Colston, C. S. Army. (search)
ed. All desiring to aid toward the objects stated, may send their subscriptions to Captain Laughton, who will duly acknowledge them. General Raleigh E. Colston. The members of the Confederate Veterans' Association of the District of Columbia, in regular meeting assembled, January 21, 1897, unanimously resolved: 1. That we mourn the death of our beloved and honored comrade Raleigh Edward Colston. General Colston was born of Virginia parentage in the city of Paris, France, on October 31, 1825. In the year 1842, when seventeen years old, he came to America with a passport as a citizen of the United States issued by the American Minister, General Lewis Cass. In July, 1843, he entered the Virginia Military Institute as a cadet, and graduated in 1846. He was at once employed as assistant teacher of French. He was afterwards elected professor of French, and in the year 1859 he was also elected professor of military history and strategy, and of political economy, at .his alma