Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for William Daniel or search for William Daniel in all documents.

Your search returned 3 results in 2 document sections:

Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Prisoners of the civil war. (search)
r a hearing. The Editor has received like information from a friend who was several months in prison. R. H. Dabney. University of Virginia, February 9, 1890. Jefferson Davis. In this connection the remarks on the subject made by Senator Daniel in his oration on January 25th will be of interest to recall. Senator Daniel said: He would have turned with loathing from misuse of a prisoner, for there was no characteristic of Jefferson Davis more marked than his regard for the weak, Senator Daniel said: He would have turned with loathing from misuse of a prisoner, for there was no characteristic of Jefferson Davis more marked than his regard for the weak, the helpless, and the captive. By act of the Confederate Congress, and by general orders, the same rations served to the Confederates were issued to the prisoners, though taken from a starving army and people. Brutal and base was the effort to stigmatize him as a conspirator to maltreat prisoners, but better for him that it was made, for while he was himself yet in prison the evidences of his humanity were so overwhelming that finally slander stood abashed and malignity recoiled. Even at
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.26 (search)
Petersburg Ladies' Memorial Association. The east tablet has the inscription: The Crater. July 30, 1864. On the western tablet are the names of the city's soldiers who fell in the battles of the 9th and 16th of June, 1864, while attempting to repel the advance of the enemy on the city. June 9th. George B. Jones, Dr. Wm. Bellingham, John E. Friend, John Crowder, Wayles hurt, Henry A. Blanks, William C. Banister, George R. Conway, W. H. Hardee, Guy G. Johnson, William Daniel, E. P. Brown, Godfrey Stanbley. June 16th. Wm. A. Johnston, Nathan Hoag, F. T. Scott, R. A. Spiers. On the capstone appear the words: Gloria Victis. On the second base in bold relief are these words: Confederate dead. On the third or upper base is this inscription: Plant the fair column on the vacant grave. A hero's honors let a hero have. Among the contributors to the fund for building this monument were General Early, General Beaureguard, General Go