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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
d flowers. Colonel shield S Sketch. The Hermitage Fair-Grounds were chosen first for an infantry camp of instruction as well as for cavalry. This was in April, 1861. The Hanover Troop and the Henrico Troop were, perhaps, the first regular commands to enter the grounds. The late General W. C. Wickham was captain of the Hanover Cavalry, and Colonel J. Lucius Davis', of Henrico, was the captain of the cavalry from that county. About the same date the Chesterfield Cavalry, Captain William B. Ball; the Powhatan, Captain Phil. St. George Cocke, and the Richmond, Captain J. Grattan Cabell, and others were early at the rendezvous. Among the first infantry commands were the First (Richmond) Regiment, Colonel P. T. Moore, and then followed company after company, and many regiments were soon organized. The Corps of cadets. The corps of cadets of the Virginia Military Institute were soon in place under command of Colonel William Gilham, commandant of the corps and professor o
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Index. Alabama, Casualties in regiments of, at Chancellorsville, 7; at Gettysburg, 13; officers of the 12th, 19; its petition to be transferred to Alabama, 26; tributes to the women of, 186, 213; cavalry of, 220. American Constitution, The, guarantees of, 185, 210, 334, 335, 336. Appomattox, Its memories, 199. Arsenal, The Confederate, at Richmond, Va., 373. Badges for Confederate gallantry, 10. Baird, William, 39. Ball, Colonel W. B., 242. Barbour, B Johnson, 357. Bartlett, Remarks of Commander, on John Buck, Ex. C. S. A., at Boston, 309. Battle, General Cullen A., 16. Beach, Moses Y., 102. Beaufort Volunteer Artillery, Sketch of, 233. Bee, General Barnard E., 140. Blaine, J. G., on the Dred Scott Decision, 52; on the right of secession, 59. Boonsboro, Md., 17. Bostick, Benjamin, 33. Boyd's Landing, Battle of, 63. 82. Bragg, General B., Failure of, at Fort Fisher, 161. Bristow Station, Battle of, 20. Brock, R. A., 255. Broun, L