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 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 15 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 2 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for W. R. Davie or search for W. R. Davie in all documents.

Your search returned 8 results in 3 document sections:

Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Heroes of the old Camden District, South Carolina, 1776-1861. an Address to the Survivors of Fairfield county, delivered at Winnsboro, S. C., September 1,1888. (search)
the Catawba, in Lancaster, about nineteen miles from Rocky Mount. Sumter sent Davie with his corps of Waxhaw men to watch the enemy at Hanging Rock, while he advanced with the main body upon Rocky Mount. Near Hanging Rock Davie fell in with three companies of British Loyalists, just returning from an excursion, and completelySumter was soon again in the saddle. Quitting his retreat on the Catawba, with Davie, J. Erwin Hill, and Lacy he darted on the British line of communication, and onw, then thirteen years of age, and his brother Robert, a little older—rode with Davie on this expedition. The future hero of New Orleans had seen the effects of war at Little river, to interrupt him if he could and bring him to action. But Major Davie, who had been engaged in escorting the wounded at Hanging Rock to Charlotte, party were exposed. Captain Martin and two dragoons was at once dispatched by Davie to inform Sumter and to urge him to take care of his corps. Captain Martin rea
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Old South. (search)
ory of the Revolution was won at Moore's Creek Bridge, in North Carolina, by Caswell and Lillington, in which one thousand Scotch loyalists were captured. Who knows of that battle? Oh! modest tar-heel State, in the slang of the newlydis-covered country, modesty does not pay. Nevertheless, true courage and true modesty walk hand-in-hand. One word as to the misleading rolls of the Revolution. I was born in the Scotch-Irish settlement of Carolina, which furnished troops to Sumter, Pickens, Davie, Davidson, Shelby, etc., etc. These men were never regularly 28 enrolled; they gathered together for battle, and went back to their plows when the fight was over. There were no Tories in that region; it was thoroughly Whig. But I never heard of more than one pensioner in all that country. These men scorned the bounty of the government for simply doing their duty. No official records ever bore the names of those gallant partisans, whose daring deeds are known only to the Omniscient. The
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
., 62, 68. Crittenden, Lt. J. B., 92. Cruseman, Capt. J. J., 349. Cullen Corp. H. L., 227. Culp Col., 22, 25. Cumberland, Society of the Army of, 339. Cummins, Capt. E. H., 95, 107. Cummins Point, or Battery Gregg, 104, 153. Cunningham, Lt., 379. Curry, J. L. M., 275. Dahlgren, Admiral, 105 162. Dahlgren, Col., Raid of, 222. Dalton, Ga., Battle of, 371. Dane, Nathan, 334. Dantzler, Lt. O. M., 120, 129. Dargan, Col., 180, 188. Davidson, Capt. M. T., 91, 97. Davie, Col. W. R., 9, 10, 11. Davis, Col. B. F., 35. Davis, Hon., George, 273. Davis, Capt. H. C., 18, 20. Davis, Henry C., 34. Davis, Jefferson, 35, 93, 100, 249, 272, 282, 316. Davis, Capt. J. B., 14, 15. Davis, Lt. J C., 277. Davis, Col., Reuben, 366. Davis, Col., Zimmerman, 395, 396, 416. Dearing, Gen., James, 264. Deas, Col., 298. De Clouet, Hon., Alex., 275. De Grasse, Count, 4. De Kalb, Baron, 9. De Lagnal, 88. Delane, Wm., 270. De Lancey. Lt. J. W., 19. Derrick's Battali