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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.38 (search)
resorted to the telegraph, a resource that had often served him on former daring expeditions. Attached to his staff was an expert telegraph operator named George A. Ellsworth, whom the men called Lightning. Having cut a wire, Ellsworth would connect his own instrument with the line and take off the dispatches. If none of intereEllsworth would connect his own instrument with the line and take off the dispatches. If none of interest came his way he would place himself in communication with the Federal commanders. If Morgan had 1,000 men, Lightning would gravely inform them that he had 2,000. Locating the detachments promiscuously, he would have the main column and detached squadrons marching in directions contrary to their objective points. Leaving Spr and lack of discipline rendered them ineffective when opposing the march of Morgan's veteran cavaliers. From Salem the column moved eastward to Vienna, where Ellsworth captured the telegraph operator and put himself in communication with Louisville and Indianapolis, sending the usual fiction regarding Morgan's movements and rec
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
258 Confederate States Cotton bonds: Failure to sell in 1862, 201 Fictitious Value of in 1869, 203 Confederate States Naval Steamers 239 242 Confederate States Navy Surviving Officers of, 290 Confederates Buried at Vicksburg, 53 Conway Dr. W. B 160 Cutshaw, Col. W. E., Tribute to 372 De Leon, T. C., 167 Dickens, Capt. J. N. L., 284 Dinkins, Captain James 60,109 Dranesville, Federal Victory at in 1861, 69 Duke, Gen. Basil W., 160 Egerton Capt. W. B. 21 Ellsworth, G. A., Telegraph Operator, 118 Ewing D. D., Rev. Daniel B., 85 F Company, Richmond, Va., 59, 372 Farragut, How mosquitos prevented the captured of, 174 Federal Atrocities. 1861-5., 304 Five Forks, The 11th Va. at, 357 Folkes, Thomas M., 59 Forrest's Secret of Success Gen., 81, 83, 263 Frazier's Farm, Battle of, 366 Funkhouser, H. D., 308, 369 Gaines' Mill Battle of 93,193 General C. S. A., The Youngest, 55 Gettysburg, Battle of, 320 Gladden, killed, Gen A. H.