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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Townsend's Diary—JanuaryMay, 1865. (search)
il 11th. Marched at 8 o'clock this morning and took the road for New Glasgow. On the route we passed the house of Mr. Maye, at which we obtained some sorghum and had the pleasure of conversing a few minutes with a very patriotic and an exceedingly pretty young lady—his daughter. Passing the house of a Mr. Lipscomb and a Mr. Fletcher, and arrived at New Glasgow, a little village of about twenty-five dwellings and two hundred inhabitants. Here we met countless rumors for our hindrance. Colonel Cabell had just left the place to go to his brother's farm, (twelve miles distant) to remain until he could arrive at some determination regarding his future course. In view of the report that General Lee had surrendered, not only the force present with him, but also all of the stragglers that might have been within twenty miles of him, at the time of the capitulation, he was under the impression that it was his duty to remain in the State until he could learn further particulars. In view of
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.38 (search)
Woman saved Richmond City. From the News-leader, May 16, 1906. Thrilling story of Dahlgren's raid and Mrs. Seddon's old blackberry wine. How Governor Wise got time to give warning. [See ante p. 179 the paper of Richard G. Crouch, M. D.—Ed.- The following from the Memphis Commercial-Appeal, written by William Preston Cabell, deals with a thrilling story of the war, familiar in most of its aspects to Richmond and Virginia people but of unfailing interest, especially because of the local references: History has not recorded the fact that Richmond and the lives of Jeff Davis and his cabinet were saved by the art of woman. Ever since the semi-mythical legend of the rescue of Captain John Smith by Pocahontas, all the world reads with romantic interest of the saving of men by the hand of woman. The daring exploits of Ulric Dahlgren, the one-legged boy-soldier who was only 21 when he rode at the head of his regiment, eclipsed the wildest legends of adventure of the o
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
keley, Major, Wm, 371. Beverley, Capture of, 308. Bidgood, Sergeant Major J. V., 253. Blair, General Francis P., 213. Blair, Hon., Montgomery, burning of his house, an accident, 213. Bledsoe, Dr. A. 72. Botts, Major, Lawson, 266. Brent, Captain, Preston, 241. Brock H. C., wounded, 179. Bouldin, Captain E. E., 76. Bouldin, Powhatan 76. Buchanan Admiral Franklin, 32. Bull Run Bout, 172, 292. Burt. Colonel, killed, 365. Butler, Mrs. Mary A. (H. A.), 36. Cabell, Wm. Preston. 353. Campbell, Major S. H., Engineer Corps, 6. Canal, James River and Kanawha, primitive travel on, 354. Carnochan, Dr. J. M. 40. Carrington, Colonel H. A., 333. Carter, Captain, 15. Cedar Creek, Great Battle of 194. Chambersburg, Burning of, 65, 76. Chancellorsville, General Lee's Strategy at, 1; Reports as to by Confederate Officers, 8,35, 55, 206. Chaplains of Army of Northern Virginia, 313. Cheat Mountain Attack on, 396. Charlotte Cavalry, Organization, E