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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Charge of Black's cavalry regiment at Gettysburg. (search)
emporary hospital established on the field, I overtook Private W. D. Shirer, of Company E, whose right arm had been broken. He was in the very acme of pain. This unfortunate young man died from the effects of the wound, about three weeks afterwards, at Gettysburg. I have no recollection of my arrival at the hospital. Sinking into a state of insensibility, I was carried thither by those appointed for that purpose. When aroused to consciousness Corporal H. L. Culler, of Company E, Private Ch. Franklin, of Company B, and Private ——, of Company A, and Private——, of Company H, were around, with hundreds of others, friends and foes, receiving medical attention. I would mention the conduct of Surgeon Joseph Yates as worthy of the highest admiration. Nor should the admiration be confined to his conduct on this occasion. Temperate, humane, untiring in his energy, unflagging in his zeal, he was still as brave as Julius Caesar. My last recollections of him on that ill-starred field pla
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address of Colonel Edward McCrady, Jr. before Company a (Gregg's regiment), First S. C. Volunteers, at the Reunion at Williston, Barnwell county, S. C, 14th July, 1882. (search)
aroused the fanaticism of the world was not the cause of the war. When slavery was prohibited in the Northwestern Territory in 1787, with the unanimous consent of the Southern delegates in Congress, but three of the Northern States had determined to put an end to slavery within their own borders, and of these three Rhode Island and Pennsylvania freed no slaves then living, but only provided that those born after a certain time should be free; Vermont alone emancipated her seventeen slaves. Franklin, it is true, had organized an Abolition Society in 1787, but for many years, during which the Federal and National parties continued their controversies as to the form of government, it was only proposed to bring to bear upon the institution of slavery the sentiment of the people of the States. The power of the Federal Government to interfere in the matter was not even thought of. The admission of Missouri, in 1820, no doubt was strenuously resisted because her Constitution permitted sl
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
74. Foote, Commodore, 95, 97. Foote, D. D., Rev, W. H., 4, 34. Forbes, Lt. R A., 92. Ford, Lt., 405. Forrest, Commodore F.. 273. Forrest, Gen N. B., 373. Forsyth, Hon., John, 273. Forts Breckinridge, 64; Donelson, 318, 368; Henry, 318; Johnson, 118,158, 170; McHenry, 423; Moultrie, 12, 156, 158, 159, 172; Pickens. 125; Sumter, 15, 22, 25, 153, 170, 174, 337; Wagner, 153, 167, 171. Ford's peril, John, 49. Francis, Color-Sergeant E., 380. Franklin, Battle of, 374. Franklin, C., 227 Frazier's Farm, Battle of, 19. Frederick the Great, 34. Fredericksburg, Battle of, 20, 24, 259. Freeman, Col., J. Thomas, 70, 74. Freemantle, Gen Arthur, 108. Frost, Dr. F. L., 416. Fry, Col., 305. Fulkerson, Col., 88. Fuller, Lt., 382. Fussell's Mill, Battle of, 21. Gadberry Camp, 152, 172. Gadberry, Col. J. M., 23, 130. Gadsden, Christopher, 430. Gaillard, David St. P., 34. Gaillard, John. 13. Gaillard, Col. P. C., 396, 416. Gallaher, Lt., Daniel, 299. G