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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.22 (search)
He appears to think that the result May have been different had the masterly statecraft of the Hon. R. Barnwell Rhett been Adopted—The Queen, Prince Albert, Palmerston. Cobden and bright for the North, and the negroes, while the Tories warmly approved the cause of the South—The status of France and the views of Napoleon—Sharp criticism of President Davis and his Cabinet. Was it ever before that a nation at its birth was ready with a million young horsemen to ride across its borders as Forrest and Morgan and Mosby rode, gathering arms and blankets and horses for wider range of unparalleled enterprise in the enemy's territory? Was ever invaded nation firm in its foundations to drive back the million young horsemen from the farms of the South! When Robert Barnwell Rhett in masterly statecraft, at the outset, would prepare compensatory treaty rights for the commercial powers of Western Europe in Confederate ports, thus to hold them safe from hostile blockade; and when this measu<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The ironclad ram Virginia-Confederate States Navy, [from the Richmond, Va., News-leader, April 1, 1904.] (search)
hen the Virginia steamed over from Norfolk to engage the Federal fleet, her officers were: Flag officer, Franklin Buchanan; executive, Lieutenant Catesby A. R. Jones; lieutenants, Charles C. Simms, R. D. Minor, Hunter Davidson, J. Taylor Wood, J. R. Eggleston and Walter Butt; midshipmen, Fonte, Marmaduke, Littlepage, Craig, Long and Roote; paymaster, James Semple; surgeon, Dinwiddie B. Phillips; assistant surgeon, Algernon S. Garnett; captain of marines, Reuben Thom; engineers, H. A. Ramsey; acting chief, Tynan, Campbell, Hening, Jack and White; boatswain, Hasker; gunner, Oliver; carpenter, Lindsey; clerk, Arthur Sinclair, Jr.; volunteer aid, Lieutenant Douglas F. Forrest; Confederate States army, Captain Kevill, commanding detachment of Norfolk United Artillery; signal corps, Sergeant Tabb. [Our impression is that this list is incomplete; that Dr. Bennett Wood Green served on the Virginia as assistant surgeon, and the late Virginius Newton of Richmond, as midshipman.—editor.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.44 (search)
ssissippi, and remembers that of the fifty-eight men and officers who began the march, only sixteen men and one lieutenant went into the battle at Sharpsburg. Other companies, of course, suffered similar diminution. The river at Shepherdstown is over half a mile wide and very shoal. A gallant little Irishman belonging to Company C, 18th regiment, Tom Brennan by name, never played out, therefore was one of the seventeen men who crossed the river. Tom was small in stature, but brave as Forrest. In wading across he held his gun, shoes and cartridge box on his head, to prevent them from getting wet, and when within about twenty yards of the shore he halloed out: Boys, I am over, dry shod; but as he made the announcement he stepped into a deep hole and went under, head and ears, gun and all. When he arose, as if finishing the remark, he said: When I get on some dry Yankee shoes. We soon arrived at Sharpsburg. The battle was raging. We halted in the roadway of the little town f
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.46 (search)
th possessing equal strategy with Jackson and Forrest. The Japanese soldiers are being spoken ofy on Friday morning with four brigades, while Forrest covered his flanks and front. Forrest cameme right, and was assured of prompt support. Forrest moved swiftly to Jay's Saw Mill, when he enco and sixteen guns, was sent to the support of Forrest, but about this time Forrest discovered that counter movement which had pressed Walker and Forrest back. Thomas and Crittenden's Corps were nowd Cheatham's Division of his own corps, while Forrest supported his right flank. Longstreet's wight and promptness which always characterized Forrest, he dashed away with Armstrong's Brigade to mbatteries, was pushing on to relieve Thomas. Forrest, with his small force, became quickly engagedr advantage, and the right began to give way. Forrest, who had been guarding the extreme flank, seere huddled in Chattanooga in great disorder. Forrest urged an advance, and, because of the failure[9 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sherman's expedition from Vicksburg to Meridian, Feb. 3, to March 6, 1864 [from the New Orleans, la., Picayune, July 27, 1904.] (search)
ront, and General W. Sooy Smith was to engage Forrest with his cavalry force, which outnumbered ForForrest by double as many men. To meet the enemy, General Lee concentrated his cavalry in front of e put himself in rapid communication with General Forrest, who was then concentrating his command n column under General Smith, estimated by General Forrest at 7,000 men. Lee put his four cavalry br21st. The fight lasted about two hours, when Forrest, with his usual perception and vigor, began tas a great disappointment to Generals Lee and Forrest. Their united forces numbered a little less s soon as he learned from dispatches from General Forrest of the rapid and headlong retreat of Geneign, at the same time I wanted to destroy General Forrest, etc. He did destroy over fifty miles of railroads, but he did not destroy Forrest, although his column of 7,000 men was the best equipped hat ever went into the field, and outnumbered Forrest's freshly raised men two to one. The railroa[10 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
nel H. A., Sketch of, 216. Carter, Colonel, killed, 8. Carter, Lieutenant Henry C., wounded, 6. Carter, Colonel Thomas H., 233. Cedar Creek, Battle of, 223; forces at, 225; casualties in, 231. Cavalry, Reorganization of, in 1862, 6 Chamberlain, General J. L., 355. Chambersburg, Burning of, 93. Chandler, Colonel C., killed, 336. Charlotte Rifles, 18th Va., 216. Chase, Salmon P., 29. Chattanooga, Location of, 300. Chickamauga, Battle of, 154, 299; position of Forrest at, 302; losses at, 309. Claiborne Guards, Organization of, 329. Clay, Henry, 30. Clark, Governor Henry F., 291. Clifford, Mrs. B. G., 99. Cline, William R., 243. Cobb, General T. R. R., killed, 273. Cold Harbor, Battle of, 336. Color-Bearers, Gallantry of, 241. Compton, Sergeant W. A., 203. Confederation, Articles of, 13. Confederate, Diplomacy, 102; commissioners to Europe, 108; capture of Mason and Slidell, 108; needs in arms, etc., 111; Cotton obligat