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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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te capital, he fell severely wounded near Dinwiddie Court House, leading his men in the successful fight of Pickett's division, which preceded the disaster at Five Forks. After the close of the war he served eight years in the Virginia senate, held the office of superintendent of the State penitentiary two terms, and from April, 1886, to 1893, was superintendent of the Soldiers' Home at Richmond. This office he was forced to surrender by failing health, which continued until his death, March 28, 1897, at his home in Chesterfield county. He was married in young manhood to Miss Pemberton, of Powhatan, who, with two sons and three daughters, survived him. Brigadier-General Henry Harrison Walker Brigadier-General Henry Harrison Walker, a native of Virginia, was appointed from that State to the United States military academy in 1849, and was graduated in 1853 with the brevet of second lieutenant of infantry. His service with the United States army was rendered first in barracks a
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.34 (search)
Fayette artillery. [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, March 28, 1897.] The movement on New Berne Thirty-three years ago. A Richmond Battery's part. Both land and naval Forces—a singular charge and a singular Chase— a quick surrender. Richmond, Va., March 23, 1897. To the Editor of the Dispatch: Enclosed find an article on the movement to New Berne, N. C., by Pickett, in 1864. Much has been said about this movement, but very little credit given some of the Richmond men engaged. Yours, etc., E. W. Gaines. The movement. Thirty-three years ago the Confederate government conceived the idea of capturing New Berne, N. C., the movement being proposed by General George E. Pickett, who was at that time in command of the Department of North Carolina. As to why the movement was entertained, and what was to be gained, many opinions have been expressed by soldiers who were on the outside, rather than the inside, of councils held by their superior officers. It wa
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.11 (search)
ommands—Brigade composed of Second, Fourth, Fifth, Tenth, Twenty-first, Twenty-third, Twenty-fifth, Twenty-seventh, Thirty-third, Thirty-seventh, Forty-fourth, Forty-eighth and Fiftieth Regiments, Virginia Infantry; being parts of brigades formerly commanded by General T. J. Jackson, John M. Jones and George H. Steuart, Army of Northern Virginia. William Richard Terry, colonel, Twenty-fourth Virginia Infantry, September 21, 1861; brigadier-general, May 31, 1864; died at Richmond, Va., March 28, 1897. Commands—Brigade composed of First, Third, Seventh, Eleventh and Twenty-fourth Regiments——, Virginia Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia. Henry E. Walker, captain, corps of infantry, C. S. A., March 16, 1861; lieutenant-colonel, Fortieth Virginia Regiment, 1861; brigadier-general, July 1, 1863. Commands—Brigade composed of Fortieth, Forty-seventh and Fifty-fifth Regiments, Virginia Infantry, and Twenty-second Virginia Battalion, Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia; commandin