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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
nvaders by the Battalion of Orleans Volunteers, and gives a full roster of officers and men. It also comments on the valor, splendid appearance and patriotic service of the soldiers, and mentions, in special manner, the bravery of Lafitte, the buccaneer, and his intrepid French sailors, who helped Jackson, with their artillery, in repulsing the enemy. There are some kind appreciations of the battalion of colored freemen, whose intrepidity is commended. The manuscript is wholly written in French, and is supposed to have been drafted by L. M. Raynaud, Adjutant of the Battalion of Orleans Volunteers. The translation is as follows: Roster of the Battalion of The Volunteers of Orleans Which Took Such a Glorious Part in the Defense of New Orleans Against the English In December, 1814, and January, 1815. The Battalion of Orleans Volunteers distinguished itself by its bravery and patriotism during the invasion of Louisiana by the English Army in 1814 and 1815, participated in all
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.22 (search)
which extended several miles from Hamilton's Crossing on the right to Beck's Island upon the left. Almost in the centre of the line was Marye's Heights, a hill about 200 feet high, with a fine mansion at the summit of its grassy slope, and with a stone wall and a sunken road at its foot. From the wall to the river there stretched a practically unbroken field, and when the mist was driven away by the rays of the rising sun, the Confederates saw a portion of the Union army, under Hancock and French, drawn up in line of battle. As the party stood in the sunken road last Wednesday morning beginning its travels over memorable ground, it was remarked that the open field had disappeared, and that it was now the site of many pleasant homes. A considerable section of the wall against which the Union army charged, and behind which the Confederates were protected, has been taken away and now forms the walls of the residence of the keeper of the National Cemetery, on the very heights which t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Company G, Twenty-Fourth Virginia Infantry. From the Richmond Dispatch, June 17, 1901. (search)
amp Ellis, near Manassas. H. Milton Calfee, killed at Frazier's Farm, 1862. Henderson French Calfee, killed at Gettysburg, 1863. William T. Carbaugh, living; wounded at Trent river, N. C. James Calloway, killed at Drewry's Bluff, 1864. Jordan Cox, wounded at Gettysburg, and, I think, died since the war. John F. Deeds, died in hospital in 1862. John A. Douglass, living. Alexander East, wounded at Williamsburg; living. John Easter, killed at Williamsburg, 1862. David French, died since war at home. B. P. French, killed at Gettysburg, 1863, or second battle of Manassas. Zachariah Fellers, wounded at Seven Pines; died at home since. Marshall Foley, captured at Williamsburg and never returned. Hugh M. Faulkner, wounded at Seven Pines; yet living. William Farley, died at home since the war. John M. N. Flick, captured at Williamsburg and never returned. Robert A. George, wounded at Gettysburg, now dead. B. P. Grigsby; living. Peter Grim