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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Sherman's method of making war. (search)
reak up the railroad in front of Dalton, including the city of Atlanta, and push into Georgia and break up all its railroads and depots, capture its horses and negroes, make desolation everywhere; destroy the factories at Macon, Milledgeville and Augusta, and bring up with 60,000 men on the sea-shore about Savannah or Charleston. To General Thomas, from Kingston, November 11: Last night we burned Rome, and in two more days will burn Atlanta (which he was then occupying). December 5th: Blair can burn the bridges and culverts, and burn enough barns to mark the progress of his head of column. December 18th. To General Grant, from near Savannah: With Savannah in our possession, at some future time, if not now, we can punish South Carolina as she deserves, and as thousands of people in Georgia hope we will do. I do sincerely believe that the whole United States, North and South, would rejoice to have this army turned loose on South Carolina, to devastate that State in the manner
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Kilpatrick-Dahlgren raid against Richmond. (search)
Stuart, Major-General. headquarters Army of Northern Virginia,> 14th April, 1864. >Respectfully forwarded for the information of the War Department. R. E. Lee, General.> Received, A. & I. G. Office, April 15, 1864. Statement of Judge Henry E. Blair. In the winter of 1863-1864 the Army of Northern Virginia was in winter quarters on the south side of the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers, the cavalry and infantry occupying the front of our lines and the artillery in the rear. I was Feducation, but of unbounded ambition, which induced him to undertake the desperate adventure he was on. He treated me and the other prisoners with all proper courtesy and consideration, shared his rations with us, and conversed quite freely. Henry E. Blair. Salem, Va., August 22d, 1874. The Dahlgren papers. The following is a copy of the papers which were found on the person of Colonel Dahlgren, after he was killed, which excited such indignation among the Confederates, and the authenti
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Paroles of the Army of Northern Virginia. (search)
n. Henry C. Carter, 1st Lt. Richard Howitzers, Hardaway's Art. Batt. Wm. P. Payne, 2d Lt. Richard Howitzers, Hardaway's Art. Batt. J. T. Allyn, 1st Lt. and Ord. Offi. Hardaway's Art. Battalion. A. Graham, Capt. Rockbridge Artillery, Hardaway's Art. Battalion. J. C. Davis, 2d Lt. Rockbridge Artillery, Hardaway's Artillery Battalion. Jno. W. Jordan, 2d Lt. Rockbridge Art., Hardaway's Artillery Batt. C. B. Griffin, Capt. Commanding Batt. Hardaway's Art. Battalion. Henry E. Blair, 1st Lieut. Griffin's Battery, Hardaway's Art. Batt. H. Dillard, 2d Lt. Jno. R. Bagby, 1st Lt. Commanding Powhatan Artillery. Ro. E. Binford, 1st Lt. Powhatan Artillery. Thos. J. Williams, 2d Lt. Powhatan Artillery. C. W. Fry, Capt. Orange Artillery, Commanding Cutshaw's Batt. R. H. Christian, Cadet C. S. A., Act. Adj't Cutshaw's Batt. C. R. Montgomery, Capt. and A. A. Q. M. Cutshaw's Artillery Batt. Jno. Selden, 1st Lt. and Ord. Offi'r Cutshaw's Artillery Batt. A. W
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
41. Biggs, Lt J. D., 85. Bihle, Chaplain L. A., 204. Bilharz, Lt. C., 72. Bilisoly, Lt. L. L., 348. Binford, Lt. R. E., 17. Bingham, Capt., Ro., 296. Binns, Surg. John C., 109. Binson, Asst. Surg. A. H., 196. Biscoe, Maj. H. L., 381. Bishop, Lt. J. A., 433. Bishop, Lt. Thos. N., 253. Black, Lt. A. W., 368. Black, Surg. H., 185, 186. Black. Lt. R. E. G., 139. Blackford, Lt. B. L., 2. Blackford, Col. W. W., 466. Blackman, D., 106. Blackwell, Chaplain J. P., 71. Blair, Lt. H. E., 17. Blair, Capt. J. E., 16. Blair, Lt. M. B., 296. Blain, Daniel, 28. Blakemore, Lt. J. H., 423. Bland, Lt. R. E., 11. Blanton, Lt. W. M., 384. Blasinedine, Lt. C. T., 96. Blassingame, Capt. J. H., 123. Blocker, Asst. Surg. J. E., 246. Blunt, Capt. J. C., 368. Blythe, Capt. A. L., 231. Boatwright, Capt., James, 368. Boggan, Lt. J. A., 263. Boggs, Chaplain W. E., 123. Bohannon, Ensign, Wm., 72. Boiling, Jr., Capt. Geo. W., 2. Boiling, Lt., Wm. N., 2. Bolton, Capt. H
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Dahlgren raid. (search)
by Dahlgren in Goochland County, and forced by him to accompany him throughout his raid and act as his guide. It was to Captain Dement that the straggling members of Dahlgren's command surrendered on the morning after their leader had been shot. This officer afterwards came into Richmond and gave an accurate account of the entire raid. Captain Dement and Mr. Mountcastle (who was also a captive of Dahlgren's) gave a full description of Dahlgren's personality to the Richmond people. Judge Henry E. Blair, a nestor of the law, was another of Dahlgren's captives. The Daily Examiner had the following paragraph upon the subject: Both Captain Dement and Mr. Mountcastle described Dahlgren as a most agreeable and charming villain. He was very agreeable to his prisoners, shared his food with Captain Dement, and on several occasions, invited him to a nip of whiskey with him. He was a fair-haired, very young-looking man, and his manners were as soft as a cat's. In 1872, Admiral J. A. Dahl