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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Personal reminiscences of the last days of Lee and his Paladins. (search)
nd one or two orderlies, one especially, a young Kentuckian, who was a nephew of Captain Stone, had won the soubriquet of the bravest of the brave. His name was Blakemore. Another one I did not mention in my last address (he was before me), and one man whose merit can be measured by his modesty. He had been a soldier in the Mes of our party, who had found homes in different houses in the village, we renewed our journey. After riding some ten miles, we separated, General Mahone taking Blakemore, Corprew and myself with him to his home at Clarksville, and Patterson, Stevens, Ben Harrison, Johnston and Spotswood turning their horses' heads towards Petersban I could take in. Sunday, I was too sick to get up, but, with the kindly ministrations of Mrs. Mahone, I was on my feet Monday morning, and after breakfast, Blakemore and I, the last of the Paladins of our little group who had left Appomattox together, renewed our journey. We travelled together about half a day, when he turne
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.21 (search)
was right, Mr. W. W. Caldwell was mistaken when in his statement he said, Mahone accompanied us out of the covered way, at the head of the column, almost by my side, to our new position; and so was Colonel Stewart when in his statement he said: As soon as the column halted on the ground from which the charge was to be made you came from the head of the column, directed me to have every man in line, and cautioned me to see that no one was left skulking in the covered way; and so was Courier Jas. H. Blakemore, well known in the Army of Northern Virginia as one of the most gallant lads in the service, to quote Captain W. Gordon McCabe's words describing him, when, in his statement made in 1880, after having stated that the Virginia Brigade was formed by Captain Girardey under the direction of General Mahone along the line as decided by General Mahone and was kept at its post with bayonets fixed and ready to charge, he said, at this moment I could not have been more than two feet from Gen
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A confederation of Southern Memorial Associations. (search)
113. Artis Avis or Bird of Art, 304. Attucks, Crispus, 157. Barn-burners, Sheridan's, 98. Bartlett, General William F., 47, 207. Barton Jr., Lieut David R., 69. Beale, General R. L. T., 253. Beauregard, General P. G. T., 287; at Drewry's Bluff and Petersburg, 318. Behan, Mrs. W. J 380. Benton, Thomas A., Views of, 163. Bermuda Hundred, 330. Bernard, George S., 204. Bingen on the Rhine, 350. Birthday of Lee, poem 238. Blackford. Lieutenant L. M., 70. Blakemore, The Bravest, 49 Bledsoe, Albert Taylor, 157. Bouldin, Captain E. E., 71, 77, 250. Bowie, Lieut., Walter, how he died, 135. Boyd, Belle, 296. Boyd, Lieutenant, E. Holmes, 69 Branch, Major, Thomas, 26. Brander, Major T. A, 4. Broadbent, Captain, Wallace, 308. Brockenbrough, Captain, J. Bowyer, 70. Brown's Raid, John, 185, 317. Brown, Governor Joseph E 288 Browne, General William M., 298. Brown, Lieutenant William M., 70. Brunswick Guard, Record and Roll of, 8;