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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), New Market day at V. M. I. [from the Richmond, Va., times-dispatch, June 24, 1903. (search)
got their training at the Institute. It was after 11 o'clock when Captain J. R. Anderson, Jr., called to order the audience which was packed into Jackson Hall. Ts a profusion of stars and stripes on the walls behind the speakers. Mr. Joseph R. Anderson, class 70, president of the Alumni Association, called the meeting to othe morning, being given the New Market men, in the centre block. Captain J. R. Anderson, Jr., president of the Alumni Association, called the meeting to order, aunced the following committee to arrange for the purchase of the crosses: Joseph R. Anderson, W. E. Cutshaw and John B. Purcell. After some discussion it was agree Purcell, the class of 1903 was elected to membership in the association. Mr. Anderson read a letter received from Dr. George W. Williams, of Farmington, Mo., clasf Richmond, sister of the sculptor. The old officers of the association, J. R. Anderson, president, and S. B. Walker, secretary, were unanimously re-elected. Ba
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.46 (search)
a mystery. Long before day Sunday morning everything was astir and after a hearty breakfast the lines were formed. Hardee's Corps, composed of Hindman's, Cleburne's and Wood's Brigades, numbering 6,789 men, infantry and artillery, augmented by Gladden's Brigade, 2,200 strong—about 8,500 bayonets—formed the first line. The line was formed on the ground where the men had bivouacked. The second line was some five hundred yards rearward, and was made up of Bragg's Corps, consisting of Anderson's, Gibson's and Pond's Brigades of Ruggle's Division, and Chalmer's and J. K. Jackson's Brigades of Wither's Division—some 10,000 bayonets. The First Corps, under General Polk, not over 8,500 bayonets, was formed in column of brigades, about a half mile to the rear of Bragg, and was composed of A. P. Stewart's, Cheatham's, B. R. Johnson's, Stevens' and Russell's Brigades. Breckinridge, with Trabue's, Bowen's and Stratham's Brigades—6,000 bayonets-constituted the reserve. The above figur
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), North Carolina and Virginia. (search)
n the right, and a part of Heth's Division (commanded by Pettigrew) on the left, with a part of Anderson's Division to guard the left flank of Pettigrew, and Willcox and Perry's Brigades of Anderson'sAnderson's Division the right flank of Pickett. Pickett's Division was called the directing division, and was composed of Kemper's, Garnett's and Armistead's Brigades—Kemper's on the right, Garnett's on the lecked by the batteries, and only halted to deliver a fire when close under musket range. Major-General Anderson's Division was ordered forward to support and assist the wavering columns of Pettigrew aitalics ours), with a strong prospect of being able to break up his lines or destroy him before Anderson's Division could reach him, which would in its turn have greatly exposed Anderson. He was, theAnderson. He was, therefore, ordered to halt. In a few moments the enemy, marching against both flanks and the front of Pickett's Division, overpowered it and drove it back, capturing about half of those of it who were n
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Index. Abbott, Dr., Lyman, 97. Adams, Hon. C. F., His defense of R. E. Lee, 89. Alabama, Mississippi, Department of, in 1864, 48; closing scenes in, 49. Allan, Colonel, William, 34. Anderson, Captain 49th Va., wounded, 26; Captain J. R., 177. Antietam or Sharpsburg, Battle of, 32; U. S. and C. S. forces engaged in, 36. Appomattox, C. H., 284, 347. Artillery. The Light, 297. Ashe, Captain S. A., 357. Atkinson, Colonel, John Wilder, 141. Bassinger, Major S. W., 134. Baylor, Captain, George, 365. Beauregard, General P. G. T., 76; unjustly blamed at Shiloh. 310. Benham Major Calhoun, 216. Benton, T. H., his eulogy of Lee, 87. Berkeley, Captain F. N. 14. Bethel, Battle of, 347. Bobbitt B. Boisseau, 339. Bond Captain, W. R., 235. Boteler, Hon. A. R., his house burned, 267. Bradford, U. S. Navy Admiral, 333. Breckinridge, General John C., 306. Bright. Captain R. A., 228, 356. Brooke, Colonel John M.,327. Brunswick Guards, Company H