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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Day for fighting. (search)
eing said about the war. After seeing others whose names I do not now remember, and getting some refreshments, I started back to camp, feeling assured that every man was needed there. Among those I noticed already on their way out was Mr. William C. Bannister, whom I remember well, as on that fateful day, erect as a Mohawk chief, with rifle in hand and blanket slung across his shoulders, he seemed the personification of the Southern cause. In company with (I think) Mr. George B. Jones, he marched steadily out to the fray. Mr. Bannister was full of patriot fire, and no man fought or fell that day whose devotion to the Confederate cause was more conspicuously displayed than his. On the way I met two Confederate soldiers. From them I derived the information that an attack already had been made and repulsed. I asked them why they didn't stay to help; they gave me as a reason that it was not their company that was engaged. I suspected that, being old veterans and probably forese
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Reinforcements wanted. (search)
d has been well described, what the results of this movement were; how our men at the Rives' salient had to stand a murderous fire upon them on their flank and rear, while facing the enemy in front. It proved a bloody angle for those devoted men who held that position. Mr. John E. Friend was among the first to fall. He had behaved with great coolness and bravery, he was shot dead by a man stationed behind a tree in Rives' yard. Others showed no less bravery. I was informed that Mr. W. C. Bannister, who was very deaf, on being summoned to surrender, either not understanding or showing fight, was shot dead. Mr. James Kerr, a staunch and true man who had already clone good and faithful service, determined to give them a parting shot before he retreated. He got down on one knee and, taking deliberate aim, fired into the Yankees, who were clustered like bees in Mr. Rives' front porch. Fortunately he escaped with only a slight wound. But the enemy having gotten completely around
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Altars and firesides. (search)
Altars and firesides. Adjutant C. Guy Johnson, Lieutenant Wales Hurt, Wm. C. Bannister, George B. Jones, John E. Friend, W. H. Hardie, Henry A. Blanks, John Crowder, J. W. Bellingham, Godfrey Staubly, William Daniel, George R. Conway, W. F. Johnson, E. P. Brown.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Index. Anderson, Major J. W., killed 44 Archer, Branch T., 7 Archer, Col. Fletcher H., 1 Baker's Creek, or Champion Hill, Battle of, 42 Bannister, W. C., 8 Bee, Gen. Barnard E., 80, 151 Bernard, George S. 1 Bledsoe, Ll. D., Albert Taylor, 166 Botetourt Battery at Vicksburg, 29; Ad-dress of Miss Mary Johnston 29; Roll of with casualties in. 50 Breckinridge Col. W. C. P., 263 Boyd, Lt. L. V., killed, 268 Brent, killed, Captain, 272 Brooke Captain John M., 239 Bruce, Captain D. H., 155 Bruner, Captain, Andrew Jackson, 283 Bullock. Captain James D. 238 Burgwyn, Col. H. K., killed, 120 Campbell, Historian, Charles, 7 Carter, Lieut. Robert R., 239 Chalmers, Gen. J. R., 217 Chancellorsville, Fitz Lee at, 142 Chenault, Col. David W 258, 276 Chenault, Capt., Joseph, killed, 279 Cheves, Langdon, 162 Christian, Hon., Geo. L., 125 Christian M D., Col. W. B., 62 Cold Harbor, Battle of, 191 Confederate Memorial Literary Society,