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The Daily Dispatch: August 1, 1861., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
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Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 2: (search)
was as follows: Col. Paul J. Semmes; Lieut.-Col. Skidmore Harris; Maj. Edgar M. Butt; Adjt. W. Redd; Capts. D. G. Candler (A), William T. Harris (B), William S. Sheppard (C), William R. Holmes (D), W. A. Campbell (E), Thomas E. Dickerson (F), Roswell Ellis (G), Jesse A. Glenn (H), Charles R. Wiggins (I), Jared I. Ball (K). The quartermaster was James Houston, and the commissary was S. G. W. Dillingham. This regiment served throughout the war in the army of Northern Virginia. During this time s. The changes among the captains were: Candler was followed by W. W. Charlton and John W. Owens; Harris by A. M. Lewis; Sheppard by Robert Howard; Holmes by W. A. Thompson (killed); Campbell by T. J. Morris; Dickerson by A. B. Shuford (killed); Ellis by T. Chaffin; Glenn by B. L. Hancock (killed); Wiggins by John T. Maddox; Ball by J. B. Newell. General Semmes was killed at Gettysburg. The organization of the Third regiment of Georgia volunteers, completed May 8, 1861, was as follows: Col.
The Daily Dispatch: August 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], General Toombs' Brigade--Second Georgia Regiment. (search)
ion to their country's cause and a determination to hurl the ruthless invader from the sacred soil. Without disparagement to other companies of the Regiment. We would notice particularly the Columbus Guards, commanded by the gallant Captain Roswell Ellis. This company served gallantly and with distinction in Mexico, was long under the command of Colonel Semmes as Captain; by him to was drilled and trained, until it had attained such perfection that when Capt Ellis worth's celebrated ZouaCapt Ellis worth's celebrated Zouave company, some year or two since, boastingly challenged any volunteer company in the Canada or the United States, to meet them in friendly contest to try their skill and proficiency in the science of war, they boldly took up the range thus defiantly cast at their feet; but, for some reason to us unknown; doubtless good to them, the valorous Zouaves failed to "come to time." And now, when the days of piping peace have gone, and the shrill clarion notes of war are heard throughout the land; when
The Daily Dispatch: August 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Voice from the New York Stock Board. (search)
Ellis Light Artillery. --This splendid corps left Raleigh,N. C., on Monday last for Virginia. It numbers 105 men, 115 horses, with four brass six-pounders, two howitzers and one rifled cannon. The following is a complete list of the officers: S. D. Ramseur, Major; Basil C. Manly, Captain; Wm. J. Saunders, First Lieutenant; B. B. Guion, Second Lieutenant; T. B. Bridgers, Third Lieutenant; Dr. Hines, Surgeon; P. H. Sasser, First Sergeant, J. D. Newsom, Second Sergeant; J. J. Powell, Third Sergeant; J. McKimmon, Jr., Fourth Sergeant; W. P. Allen, Fifth Sergeant; W. E. Pell, First Corporal;--Nichols, Second Corporal; Sidney Dunn, Third Corporal; R. Butler, Fourth Corporal; N. W. West, C. C. Marshall, Artificers.