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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.1 (search)
orities strenuously opposed any exchange of prisoners of war. General Grant, commanding the United States Armies, wrote the following on the subject: City Point, Va., Aug. 21, 1864. Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War: Please inform General Foster that under no circumstances will he be authorized to make an exchange of prisoners of war. Exchanges simply reinforce the enemy at once, whilst we do not get the benefit for two or three months and lose the majority entirely. I telegraph this just from hearing that some five hundred or six hundred prisoners had been sent to General Foster. U. S. Grant, Lieutenant General. The following from the official statistics of prisoners on both sides is of particular interest: *** Whole number of Federals in Confederate prisons270,000 Number of Confederates in Northern prisons220,000 ——— Excess of Federal prisoners50,000 Confederates died in Northern prisons26,436 Federals died in Southern prisons22,570 ——— Excess of Conf
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.13 (search)
mmander Homer Atkinton in charge, and paraded up Sycamore to Wythe street, where they took cars to the cemetery. The Petersburg Chapter, Daughters of the Confederacy, and the A. P. Hill Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the children of the public schools, bearing bunches of evergreens and flowers, united in the exercises, and the scene was both beautiful and impressive. Interesting exercises. Mayor William M. Jones presided, and the exercises were opened with prayer by the Rev. Dr. J. S. Foster. The feature of the ceremonies was the dedication of the beautiful stone and iron pagoda stand, erected by the Ladies' Memorial Association in memory of the Petersburg soldiers slain in battle, and around this incident great interest centred. The dedicatory address was delivered by Hon. Charles T. Lassiter, the able and eloquent young Senator from Petersburg, and his address was worthy of his fame as an orator. And here it may be stated that the Confederate memorial exercises
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Keysville Guards. (search)
burg county. Eubank, Philip. Killed at Kernstown. Estes, James. Died in hospital. Fleming, Ned. Discharged as British subject; dead. Fleming, Wm. Wounded at Greenbrier River; dead. Fore, James. Transferred to artillery; dead. Foster, W. D. Wounded at Sharpsburg; living in Charlotte county. Foster, J. T. Living in Charlotte county. Goode, W. O. Dead. Hankins, Ed. Died at Fort Delaware. Hankins, T. C. Wounded at Kernstown; dead. Hankins, L. A. Wounded; dead. Foster, J. T. Living in Charlotte county. Goode, W. O. Dead. Hankins, Ed. Died at Fort Delaware. Hankins, T. C. Wounded at Kernstown; dead. Hankins, L. A. Wounded; dead. Hankins, J. H. Living in Charlotte county. Howard, John. Died at Fort Delaware. Haley, J. E. Wounded at Second Battle Manassas; living in Charlotte county. Harris, J. H. Dead. Keeling, A. W. Dead. Lee, J. H. Transferred to cavalry; dead. Lock, Thomas. Killed at Mine Run. McLean, George. Missing. Morris, M. C. Living at Strasburg, Va. Morton, James. Killed at Strasburg. Mayes, Moseley. Soldiers' Home. McCargo, John. Living near Reedsville, N. C. Mahoney,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.30 (search)
fall of 1862; died of smallpox in Richmond Hospital, March 3, 1863. Goss, William Walker, second lieutenant; promoted first lieutenant in the fall of 1862; promoted captain early in 1863; mortally wounded in the battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863; died there in field hospital, July 18, 1863. Thurman, Benjamin W., third lieutenant; not re-elected at the reorganization. Taylor, Albert G., first sergeant; accidentally shot at Manassas June 10, 1861, and died twelve hours afterwards. Foster, Anthony, second sergeant; discharged by conscript act of 1862; over thirty-five years of age. Barksdale, Franklin, third sergeant; captured at Yorktown April 26, 1862; exchanged August 5, 1862. Bragg, James Y., fourth sergeant; promoted through different grades to first lieutenant; captured July 3, 1863, at Gettysburg; exchanged March 10, 1865. Salmon, James, fifth sergeant; promoted through different grades to first lieutenant; wounded in shoulder July 3, 1863, at Gettysburg; comm