hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 13 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 12, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for John L. Bridgers or search for John L. Bridgers in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Southern Historical Society Papers. (search)
ames J. Speller. May 1, 1861. The above is copied from a letter in my possession, which was written, as well as I now recollect, to the Adjutant-General of North Carolina by me when temporarily in command of the regiment. This letter also states that the first field officers were: Colonel, D. H. Hill. May 1, 1861. Lieutenant-Colonel, Charles C. Lee. May 11, 1861. Major, James H. Lane. May 11, 1861; and that the officers of companies A, I and K were as follows: Co. A—Captain, John L. Bridgers. January 12, 1860. First Lieutenant, Whitnel Pugh Lloyd. January 12, 1861. Second Lieutenant, William S. Long. Not given. Junior Second Lieutenant, William Gaston Lewis. January 12, 1861. Co. I—Captain, David P. Bell. January, 1860. First Lieutenant, Montgomery T. Whitaker. January, 1860. Second Lieutenant, Francis M. Parker. January, 1860. Junior Second Lieutenant, Cary Whitaker. January, 1860. Co. K—Captain, William James Hoke. April 25, 1861. First Lieutenant, Wallace <
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 9 (search)
this Government he was commissioned first lieutenant of artillery and ordered to the Department of Mississippi. About this time a battery of artillery was being formed at Raleigh, whose membership was comprised of the flower of the patriotic youth of the State. It was called the Ellis Artillery, in honor of our then very able and patriotic Governor, whose early death by phthisis was an irreparable loss to our State in the early days of the war. The officers were Manly, Saunders, Guion and Bridgers, who, owing to our long peace establishment, were not familiar with even the rudiments of the drill. Therefore, with more patriotism than selfish emulation, they promptly applied through Lieutenant Saunders to their friend the Governor for some suitable and reliable commander. With a pardonable pride in so fine a company, Governor Ellis had doubtless previously considered this subject in his own mind. At all events, so soon as the request was made known he promptly replied: I have the ve