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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Burkett Davenport Fry. (search)
shington was the lieutenant-colonel of the Virginia regiment, and on the sudden death of Colonel Fry at Will's Creek, May 31, 1754, succeeded to the command. The Rev. Henry Fry, the second son of Colonel Joshua Fry, a man of attainments and of pious usefulness, married Susan, the daughter of Dr. Thomas Walker, the pioneer explorer of Kentucky, and his wife Mildred (Thornton), widow of Nicholas Meriwether. These progenitors number among their descendants the worthy names of Bell, Bullitt, Cabell, Coles, Cooke, Gilmer, Green, Lewis, McDonald, Morton, Maury, Maupin, Slaughter, Speed, and others. Thornton Fry, son of Rev. Henry Fry, married Eliza R., daughter of Hon. Philip Rootes Thompson, of Culpeper county, and member of Congress 1801-1807. These were the parents of Burkett Davenport Fry, who was born in Culpeper county June 24, 1822. The troubles with Mexico enlisted his eager patriotism, and he was appointed first lieutenant of United States voltigeurs February 24, 1847. He
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), United Confederate Veterans. (search)
burial-place of ex-President Jefferson Davis, that immediate steps may be taken by this organization toward the speedy erection of a monument to Mr. Davis. General Cabell spoke to the resolution, and others stated that the want of a definite location of the site retards the collection of subscriptions therefor. The resolutioas fixed on as the place, and April 8, 1892, as the time for the next annual meeting of this organization. General Gordon offered the following resolution (General Cabell in the chair): Resolved, That a committee of one from each of the Southwestern States be appointed, who shall have the power to consider what plan, or pla Walter H. Rogers, of New Orleans, nominated General E. Kirby Smith for Lieutenant-General of the Eastern Division, and he was unanimously re-elected. General W. A. Cabell nominated H. W. Mansur, of Texas, for Lieutenant-General of the Trans-Mississippi Department, or Western Division, and he was elected. The Committee on
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 17 (search)
ville Guards, Brown Cadets, Cadet Rifles, Lee Guards, West Point Rifles, Clarkesville Light Guards, Volunteer Southrons, Crystal Springs Volunteers, Mississippi Southrons, College Rifles, Mississippi Invincibles, Capital Light Guards, Oktibbeha Rangers, and the Warren Light Artillery. The artillery, with their Gatling gun exhibitions, were a Great feature of the day. Governor Stone was commander-in-chief, and the line of the march was headed by General Gordon, General Kirby Smith, General Cabell, General W. T. Martin, and other distinguished soldiers, General Joyce Smith being in command of the Confederate Veterans, who showed up in great strength and style. After the military came, the float bearing fifteen beautiful ladies, who represented The different Southern States at the unveiling, as follows: Miss Annie Stone, representing the Southern Confederacy; Miss Annie L. Stone, representing Missouri; Miss Courtenay Walthall, Virginia; Miss Corinne Hortense Sykes, North C