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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 32 0 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., East Tennessee and the campaign of Perryville. (search)
on's relation to the affair brought to bear in Davis's behalf a State feeling inspired by Morton an an outbreak between the friends of Nelson and Davis, which might have added the most serious consetack. A few days before my arrival he rebuked Davis, no doubt harshly, for what he considered a neGeneral Wright at Cincinnati. Upon my arrival Davis was ordered by Wright to report to me for dutyerable number of persons. The reception which Davis's demand for satisfaction received was no doube was a slap from the back of Nelson's hand in Davis's face. Nelson then turned to Morton, denouncetired toward his room in the adjoining hall. Davis received a pistol from the hand of his other aas he nearly reached the end of the hall where Davis was, the latter fired, inflicting a wound in ttened to his statement, that upon accosting Nelson Davis filliped into his face a paper-wad that he r the purpose at the moment. Instead of that, Davis was released, ostensibly that the case might b[6 more...]
ort, stated that at the highest gun in my battery he stood perfectly upright, calm, cool and collected. I heard him say, Now, boys, see me take a chimney. The chimney [of the vessel] and the flag both fell. Very soon he sent a ball through a porthole and the boat fell back. Captain Beaumont makes honorable mention of Major Robertson, who volunteered to serve one of his guns; also of Sergt. J. S. Martin, Corps. W. H. Proctor and Dan C. Lyle, and of Privates Elisha Downs, Poston Couts, Nelson Davis, Isaac Christie, Wm. Trotter, Thomas Pearce and R. M. Crumpler. But no duty was omitted by officers or men, and Tennessee will always hold in grateful memory the prowess of her sons who manned the heavy guns in the defense of Fort Donelson. On the 15th of February a combined attack was made by the two divisions commanded by Generals Pillow and Buckner. General Pillow led the left to the attack, soon followed by the right. Pillow's division constituted two-thirds of the army. The bat
Banks's Amnesty. --We find in our exchanges a list of the political prisoners to be released by General Banks copied from the official Delta. It embraces prisoners confined at Ship Island. Fort St. Philip, Fort Jackson, Fort Pike, Fort Pickens, and the Parish prison of New Orleans. Among them we find the name of John T. Monroe, late Mayor, who is to be released upon taking the oath of allegiance; also, Rev. Theodore Clapp, H. Bonapa to, and the following persons, whom we take to be slaves and free persons of color, released upon giving parole not to commit any act of hostility to the United States &c.; Girl of Mrs. Cornas, Andrew of Reed, Didul f. m. c., George of Williamson, Jim. Nelson Davis)