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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Work of the Ordnance Bureau of the war Department of the Confederate States, 1861-5. (search)
ains, of the Augusta Powder Mills and Arsenal, Lieut. Col. Leroy Broun, commanding Richmond Arsenal, Maj. M. H. Wright, of the Atlanta Arsenal, Lieut. Col. R. M. Cuyler, of Macon Arsenal, Maj. J. A. De Lagnel, of Fayetteville, Maj. J. T. Trezevant, of Charleston Arsenal, and Lieut. Col. J. L. White, of Selma Arsenal; of the field ordnance officers, Lieut. Co. B. G. Baldwin, Chief of Ordnance, Army of Northern Virginia; Lieut. Col. H. Oladowswi, Chief of Ordinance, Kenny of Tennessee, and Maj. W. Allen, Chief Ordnance Officer of 2d corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Some of these officers held other ranks at different periods of the war, and some of the arsenals referred to were commanded by others at different times. All of the men I have named are, I believe, now dead. Most of them passed away many years ago. This is also true of our commanding officer, Colonel, in the latter part of the war, Brigadier General J. Gorgas, the Chief of Ordnance of the Confederate States, who well des
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Armistead's portrait presented. (search)
Such, comrades, was the soldier whose portrait we unveil tonight. As I stand before you my thinghts leap back over the forty-five years that lie between, back to the day when I saw him leading his brigade through the storm of shot and shell on the field of Gettysburg. None died on that field with greater glory than he, though many died, and there was much glory. Yes, comrades, we know how many died whose names we hold in deathless honor-Edmonds and Owens, and Patton, and Williams, and Allen, and Stewart, and Hodges, and Magruder, and the knightly Garnett. The heart of Virginia was wrung with anguish. Her stately head was bowed in grief. The flower of her chivalry fell in that fatal charge. But none fell so lamented as Armistead, none crowned with glory like his. Many another had done valiantly, but he surpassed them all. He did a deed that was matchless, unique, without a parallel on that field, when, leading his men with unflinching courage through the storm of fire, he
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Colonel James Gregory Hodges. (search)
r as unsurpassed in all the annals of history for steadiness of march, unwavering courage, and for the patriotic, calm determination to do all that was possible to be done to win victory at any sacrifice of life. All know the awful fatality among the officers and men of the division. Of its generals, Garnett was killed, Armistead fatally wounded, and Kemper desperately wounded. Of its colonels of regiments six were killed outright on the field: Hodges, Edmonds, Magruder, Williams, Patton, Allen, and Owens and Stuart were mortally wounded. Three lieutenant-colonels were killed: Calcott, Wade and Ellis. Five colonels, Hunton, Terry, Garnett, Mayo and Aylett were wounded, and four lieutenant-colonels, commanding regiments, Carrington, Otey, Richardson and Martin, were wounded. Of the whole complement of field officers in fifteen regiments one only, Lieut. Col. Joseph C. Cabell, escaped unhurt. Of the field officers of the Fourteenth Virginia, Col. Hodges, Maj. Poore and Adjutant J
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Index. Alexander, Gen. E. P., 125, 222. Allen, Major W 16. Anderson, Gen. Joseph R., 6. Anderson, Gen. R. H., 173. Andrew, Gov. John A., 246. Andrews, Gen., on Battle of Gettysburg, 128. Andrews, Col. of Artillery, surrendered, 213. Armistead, Gen. L. A., 144; heroic death of, 150. Arms, &c., of the C. S. Army, 3. Army of Northern Virginia, surrender of, number paroled, 177. Arsenals of the Confederacy, 6, 12. Atkinson. John Wilder, commander of 10th and 19th Battalion, C. S. Artillery, 353. Beard, Dan W., 304, 355. Baldwin, Lt. Col. B. G.. 16. Barron, Commodore, 59. Basseler J. H., 266. Battine, Capt. Cecil 112. Bayne, Lt. Col. T. R., 16. Bethesda Church, Battle of 236 Bidgood, Adjutant Joseph V., 319. Black Eagle Company, Roster of, 52. Blockade running, 3. Bloody Angle, Battlefield of, 164. Blunt, killed, Private, 200. Breathed, Jim, 25. Breckinridge, Gen. J. C., 247. Brehm Henry G., 266. Broun,